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    1. So its been a while since ive updated his but ive...

      So its been a while since ive updated his but ive been making some progress.
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    2. Not quite what I'm going for. While I am...

      Not quite what I'm going for. While I am improving the performance of the car, my goal isn't to make a hot rod. The car will stay auto and have whitewalls and factory hubcaps.
    3. I have an aftermarket unit from vintage air that...

      I have an aftermarket unit from vintage air that is very compact and has electronic controls to replace the factory vacuum operated stuff.
    4. updates ...

      updates

      https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/12670632_10156559250555478_3485284295657537318_n.jpg?oh=2d3cf4c57d6a864a7a809e5beed33ffa&oe=577F951C

      polished up the seat...
    5. made some good progress over the past week. ...

      made some good progress over the past week.

      made some motor mounts

      passenger side was fairly straight forward...
    6. updates. Inside of the car is now coated with...

      updates.

      Inside of the car is now coated with DP90 epoxy primer.
      ...
    7. some updates I replaced the damaged front...

      some updates

      I replaced the damaged front fender with a used one I got from colorado.
      ...
    8. been working on fixing the rest of the rust. ...

      been working on fixing the rest of the rust.
      ...
    9. surprisingly, the only rot on the car was on the...

      surprisingly, the only rot on the car was on the rear quarters. The rest of the car is SUPER solid. Compared to my last build in which I literally rebuilt the entire bottom of the car.
    10. so over the weekend I finished stripping the car...

      so over the weekend I finished stripping the car with a da. Overall not too bad but definitely some uglys under the paint as far as poor bodywork.
      ...
    11. so some updates, I ordered the front...

      so some updates,

      I ordered the front suspension which looks like this.

      http://www.scottshotrods.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/1948-54-chevy-weld-on-ifs-A1.jpg

      Now back to the car, I...
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      so my list of cars I own goes like this. 1967...

      so my list of cars I own goes like this.

      1967 mustang, paid off, fully restored, however I will be upgrading the drivetrain and mechanicals since I bought it and did a resto 6 years ago. This car...
    13. Basically this. If I restore it to stock its just...

      Basically this. If I restore it to stock its just like every other car out there. After doing some reading, unfortunately the crown victoria IFS would require me swapping to a 15" wheel. Which I do...
    14. trust me I am the same way. Both of my other cars...

      trust me I am the same way. Both of my other cars are hardtops.
      ...
    15. point taken. my plan was to use a modern crown...

      point taken. my plan was to use a modern crown victoria/grand marquis front subframe. This whole setup hub to hub with a power rack and pinon can be had for $400 or so. My plan for the rear was to...
    16. Thanks for the input Barry! Fortunately for me...

      Thanks for the input Barry! Fortunately for me the convertible is SUPER solid. I did the jacking test that you had talked about prior to purchasing the vehicle. I will say I was impressed with how...
    17. there is absolutely nothing left of the bottom 6...

      there is absolutely nothing left of the bottom 6 inches of the car, the floors are completely gone, the bottoms of all of the doors are rotted, anything that you see is 1/2 thick bondo.
    18. There is a very tight knit community on facebook...

      There is a very tight knit community on facebook for these cars called Suicide Slabs which only accepts owners of cars and is about 1300 strong. Many people modify them with bigger wheels, bags ext...
    19. 61 Suicide door continental convertible build thread

      So many of you followed the build thread of my last car over the past few years.

      which can be found

      here...
    20. not a bumper sticker but a license plate frame. ...

      not a bumper sticker but a license plate frame.
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