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MustangMedic wrote
Looking good, Mike, love the pictures and dialogue, should this end up on the tech page.
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Thanks Medic... probably should go onto the Tech page although at least a link from there to this particluar post would be good.


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Good job Mike, although I must have forgotten to tell you to weld them from the back, not around the edges. A light grind to square up the welds will fix that, just do not go too heavy on the grinder.

Re; Our conversation today..... I still think the car would look great at the Nationals as a shell if it is not completed by then.

This is how Lance's (muzz67) 67 looked a few years back (note it has the tower wraps too ..... Laughing ) .....



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I must have forgotten to tell you to weld them from the back, not around the edges. A light grind to square up the welds will fix that, just do not go too heavy on the grinder.

Re; Our conversation today..... I still think the car would look great at the Nationals as a shell if it is not completed by then.



As in plugs welds from the outside of the shock tower?? Ooops!! Mr. Green

Yeah still planning on sending it up the road to the Nationals regardless of what state it reaches...


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HI Mike, great doco of this mod, well done.


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Man I'm glad your UGLY................. It just wouldnt be fair for you to have all that talent and be good looking as well. Laughing


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nassi wrote
Man I'm glad your UGLY................. It just wouldnt be fair for you to have all that talent and be good looking as well. Laughing


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

Very good Nassi...


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Looks great Mike!


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Forgive the novice question, but are these just added for extra strength ?


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It stops the towers cracking, which is a common issue on 67s.


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Best I go check my towers then...
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The cracks can be very hard to see sometimes. I thought mine were perfectly ok until we sandblasted it all. Then I saw cracks on both towers...


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Actually a common issue on all early Mustangs.


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and generally caused or at least accelerated by poor maintenace ..... seized upper control arms.


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Good to know.
Always learning stuff on here.
Will come in handy when I get my 68 Fastback project one day.

Cars looking good Mike Thumbs Up


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I am about to do the same on "Noback" so I will then get it in the tech section. I will also make a few changes that will also be in line with the suspension changes I make to how the top A arm sits in the tower. It will also suit if someone is thinking of the "Shelby" drop.

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