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Cut aluminum finish trim for around fuel cell, fabricated tie down strap for cell too. Installed several grommets for pass throughs.
Fixed Lokar throttle cable, installed Hurst line lock, bled brakes, and finished relay/fuse panel. Dash and radio panel gauges ready to go in.

Pulled all old voltage regulator wiring out of front harness.

Took all final assembly parts to engine builder. Says my cleveland will be done within 2weeks.
Getting excited.

Had a good productive weekend.
Also got to do a cruise with 4 fastbacks. 3 of them were Shelby’s.
Billy at Classic Mustang here in Houston put me in a big block 429 71 so I could participate just for grins!
It was awesome to say the least.
 

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Cut aluminum finish trim for around fuel cell, fabricated tie down strap for cell too. Installed several grommets for pass throughs.
Fixed Lokar throttle cable, installed Hurst line lock, bled brakes, and finished relay/fuse panel. Dash and radio panel gauges ready to go in.

Pulled all old voltage regulator wiring out of front harness.

Took all final assembly parts to engine builder. Says my cleveland will be done within 2weeks.
Getting excited.

Had a good productive weekend.
Also got to do a cruise with 4 fastbacks. 3 of them were Shelby’s.
Billy at Classic Mustang here in Houston put me in a big block 429 71 so I could participate just for grins!
It was awesome to say the least.
Anyone else press the play button on the screen shot and for a second or two wonder why it didn’t work? :laugh::laugh::laugh:
 

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Cut aluminum finish trim for around fuel cell, fabricated tie down strap for cell too. Installed several grommets for pass throughs.
Fixed Lokar throttle cable, installed Hurst line lock, bled brakes, and finished relay/fuse panel. Dash and radio panel gauges ready to go in.

Pulled all old voltage regulator wiring out of front harness.

Took all final assembly parts to engine builder. Says my cleveland will be done within 2weeks.
Getting excited.

Had a good productive weekend.
Also got to do a cruise with 4 fastbacks. 3 of them were Shelby’s.
Billy at Classic Mustang here in Houston put me in a big block 429 71 so I could participate just for grins!
It was awesome to say the least.
Anyone else press the play button on the screen shot and for a second or two wonder why it didn’t work? <img src="http://forums.vintage-mustang.com/images/Vintage-Mustang_2015/smilies/tango_face_smile_big.png" border="0" alt="" title="Laugh" class="inlineimg" /><img src="http://forums.vintage-mustang.com/images/Vintage-Mustang_2015/smilies/tango_face_smile_big.png" border="0" alt="" title="Laugh" class="inlineimg" /><img src="http://forums.vintage-mustang.com/images/Vintage-Mustang_2015/smilies/tango_face_smile_big.png" border="0" alt="" title="Laugh" class="inlineimg" />
phffff who would do something so silly.... 😳😳
 

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Well, the "fickled finger of fate" struck me this weekend. I go to fire up the old girl for a Cars 'n Coffee event in Annapolis, MD and the Mustang just grinds, grinds and grinds. So, I jump in my backup for the trip...Arriving back home, I spent the majority of the afternoon searching for the culprit. It seems my 15 year old Jacobs Electronic ignition system (fancy name for a CDI box, AKA MSD?) died in her slumber, this past winter. At first, I thought it was the Pertronix unit I've run for 10 + years, so, I swapped in a turnkey unit, No Joy! I, then, pursued the Jacob's unit whose LEDs that indicate the readiness of the unit did not light at the appropriate times.
Therefore, I spent the past day and a half removing all of the carefully wrapped previous CD box wiring and began the installation of a MSD HVC unit I've had on the shelf for a couple of years. It appears it, was indeed, the Jacobs unit. Once I roughed-in the new unit, she fired right up. BTW, I re-installed my 15 year old "points" set, even though, I didn't feel like my Pertronix's Ignitor I, was at fault. I wasn't too particular about the point's setting as they just need to "break contact" to cause the fire.
I'll report back with the performance or not, thereof.
 

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Put in an order from Summit after they had a 10% off discount code on their catalog they gave out at the Street Machine Nationals today. Ordered my roller lifters, roller rockers and some arp bolts.
 

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In reference to my previous post (2169) am awaiting the arrival (Amazon) of 4 anti-vibration dampers to install on the MSD box. After which, I can button up this project and prepare for a test run.
For now, that will be on hold until it cools off.......a bunch!
 

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After receiving 2 incorrect radiators, I finally got the correct fit radiator and installed: radiator, fan clutch and thermostat in my 68 Shelby 'vert...
 

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Took my son for his first driving lessons in the Emberglo '66. There's nothing like learning to drive in a classic Mustang, especially in the loveliest little town...
 

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After driving home one night, I realized the sealed beam headlights weren't going to cut it for me.. ( I was like, Are they even on!?!). And I need all I can get...lol :nerd: Did a bunch of research and did the full LED upgrade. Delta Tech headlights and Vintage LEDS from GTONavy. What an impressive difference. You can actually see the tail lights are on during the day now, so that should help catch the attention of the idiots behind me when I brake. Haven't driven at night yet, but just shining them down the driveway I can tell they're going to do the trick. Seems to have a decent cutoff so hopefully it won't be too bright of oncoming cars.. Heck, we get flashed in the wives Benz all the time, and they're factory.. and realistically I won't be driving very often at night anyway.





I like that the front directionals become driving lights. The VintageLEDs are really top notch and Gary was super helpful.

 

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After driving home one night, I realized the sealed beam headlights weren't going to cut it for me.. ( I was like, Are they even on!?!). And I need all I can get...lol :nerd: Did a bunch of research and did the full LED upgrade. Delta Tech headlights and Vintage LEDS from GTONavy. What an impressive difference. You can actually see the tail lights are on during the day now, so that should help catch the attention of the idiots behind me when I brake. Haven't driven at night yet, but just shining them down the driveway I can tell they're going to do the trick. Seems to have a decent cutoff so hopefully it won't be too bright of oncoming cars.. Heck, we get flashed in the wives Benz all the time, and they're factory.. and realistically I won't be driving very often at night anyway.





I like that the front directionals become driving lights. The VintageLEDs are really top notch and Gary was super helpful.

They look good...but you ARE going to blind other drivers at night...I cant stand staring into LED/HID headlights and tailights...especially late at night...its like staring into highbeams someone leaves on. I do have a question on the directionals though...how exactly do they become driving lights? Are they dual element and the driving light element turns off when the blinker turns on?
 

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They look good...but you ARE going to blind other drivers at night...I cant stand staring into LED/HID headlights and tailights...especially late at night...its like staring into highbeams someone leaves on. I do have a question on the directionals though...how exactly do they become driving lights? Are they dual element and the driving light element turns off when the blinker turns on?
I know the LEDs are highly controversial... luckily I live in the country, and the few times I MIGHT get caught after dark I'll mostly be on back roads by myself, where I need all the light I can get to avoid the deer that all love to jump right in front of a moving object..

The directionals are dual, and once you turn on the directional they flash amber. All plug and play.. you do need your parking lights on for the front "driving" lights to be on.

Heres their site.. Daytime Running Lights

Not affiliated at all. Just a happy customer.
 

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I have LED headlights in all my vehicles except my Mustangs and they ARE next. I never get flashed from blinding other drivers because I chose bulbs without atrocious amounts of lumens and they are aimed correctly. I HIGHLY recommend the 6K color lights. The lines, signs, reflectors, and animal eyes just pop now. It's INCREDIBLE the difference they make.
 
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