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I was just wondering what everybody is planning on doing to their cars for the rest of this year.
 
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I have to do floor pans and inner fender on the 68 coupe, as well as brakes and suspension. Then I need to check all the wiring. After that, I'm considering the upholstery on the 65 vert. It's always something.

James

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Replacing the trunk floors and the gas tank. Hopefully going to replace the carb as well. We'll see. I am thinking about a Holley 550.

Going to sell the Maxima and buy a 2000 Mustang coupe this summer. I am just waiting for the wife to stop rolling her eyes about the idea.

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Let's see...Well, as soon as possible, replacing that fuse! Other than that...this summer I'd like to install a rear swaybar so I can get as good handling as possible out of my car without drastic changes (already has beefier rubber and a MC bar). Anything else, we'll see as we go along. Nothing more planned right now.

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For the '69 the only plans are new mirrors and a paint job (a little body work first).

For the '66 I'll be putting in the new engine and AOD and a paint job. A new rear would be nice as well.

On the '65, finish the welding, drop in the egine/tranny, do the rest of the body work, get new wheels/tires, replace the brakes, new carpet, door panels, headliner, dash, and on, and on, and ... then finally get it painted too.

Hmmm, I think I have my work cut out!

If you always do what you've always done,
You'll always get what you've always got

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Which I intend to do most every day...

Oh, and change the oil and do a tune up...it's been awhile...*G*

It'll turn 200K this year...maybe a birthday party??

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Putting the key in the ignition, starting it up and backing out of the garage. It has been
indoors since 1975.
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Good call camachinist! Yes, I'll definitely be driving my car a lot this summer! Lots of miles willl be piling up! Not quite ready to turn 200K yet though. Only turned 100K a little over a 1000 miles ago! And he'll be getting a birthday party on June 21 at age 33.

Michelle (aka Mustang Shelly)
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I have done enough!!!!!!! about the only thing I have not restored or replaced is the.....umm..well, I can't think of anything....oh yeah..the button on the glove box.LOL..

I would like rack and pinion....

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You're going to be busy, huh John.

I just want to get my 351W back in. This little 302 just isn't cutting it. =^) Other than that, subframe connectors.

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On the '66 T-bird I inherited, I plan on prepping the useless FE for tossing and getting the parts car's 428 ready for the transplant (the T-bird is a Q code and so is the parts T-bird).

The garage shelf is being resurrected as a project car which means I need to finish rewiring everything, cleaning up the rear axle housing and stuffing in a new pumpkin, new rear shocks and springs, front shocks, install front disc brakes, mod the front sheet metal, rear tail panel, do interior... yeah right, that's all going to happen in the next eight months! *G*

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From my long experience with cars in general and Mustangs in particular...

Once the basic repairs are out of the way and the car is safe and functional, the less one works on it, the less it gives one trouble...

Other than routine maintenance, I do very little to my vehicles and invariably they start and run every time I stick the key in the ignition...

I didn't start winning races with the race car until I stopped always tinkering with it...just checked it for safety and drove it...

Simple formula, yes? *G*

So, how does it feel to be going out with an older man...er, Pony?
hehehe

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Hehe, it feels great! Wouldn't have it any other way!

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Still putting the plans together I'd like to be able to get her stripped (/forums/images/icons/blush.gif) and sanded, hopefully get the floors out of the way, and get some heat going in the garage for the winter.

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Drive it here, drive it there...Maybe work on it, maybe not...Yeah, it'd be nice if the fenders and hood matched the rest of the car, but no rush...just gonna go vroom, vroom, grab a gear and have a nice ride...he he

Dang! Just when I got used to being "strange", I became a "newbie", then a "tire-kicker", then a "beginner" (hmmmph)...Now I be a "wrench turner", so I can once again work on the car....he he
 

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hehe.......

I'm going to bring my "new" '68 Cougar home this week and do an assessment. That one's going to be trick. I've already got a custom interior lined up. Probably a major clean-up and paint job also. Likely build a major engine for it and rebuild the 4spd. Wheels and tires etc........

Hal

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**Wear your seat belt**

PS, that's my 'bird...... My Mustang is too ugly to take pictures of yet........*G*.

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I've got a ton to do.....floor pans, almost have the gas tank done, trunk area, new engine(I agree, 66GT350, this little 302 aint gonna cut it either /forums/images/icons/smile.gif), body work/rust repair, and a lot of other stuff, including mods to the Mach. You can tell it's a project car....wish me luck!

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[color:green]I got my stang on April Fools day. I wonder if that means something....</font color=green>
 
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Floorpans are in Seat risers are shortened and in. Still need to finish priming the intererior. Pull 5.8/AOD from donor, clean, regasket and paint it. Set it in the tang, run new fuel line and brake lines, and installl power front disc brakes and power steering. Hope to drive her by fall (ya right)

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I didn't know you bought a Cougar. I used to have a '68 Cougar and loved that car! I originally only bought it for an investment (almost perfect all original for $500), but loved it so much, sold my Charger instead *LOL*.

Of course, SWMBO remembers the car differently. She remembers it as a money pit ... good thing she doesn't know how much I have in my '66 coupe right now *LOL*.

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Not so much the car but I would like to be a better driver.
I plan on spending time with the car to be safer and faster on
the track. I have yet to meet the cars full potential, and until I do
I will try to improve myself. Now my wifes Ranchero does need a lot
of work. I think I will start by making it roll on it's own without the
help of a floor jack.

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