- -
UserInfo

Welcome Anonymous




Membership:
Latest: dpa350
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 887

People Online:
Members: 6
Visitors: 4
Bots: 8
Total: 18
Who Is Where:
Members:
nassiForums
Visitors:
01. Forums
02. News
03. News
04. Forums
 Bots:
01. Forums
02. Login
03. Forums
04. Forums
05. Forums
06. Login
07. Forums
08. Home
Hidden: 5
Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
We have received
33026235
page views since
July 27, 2010

Hits New Today: 18536
Hits New Yesterday: 20110

Server Time
20 November 2017 20:49:17 AEDT (GMT +11)
Mustang Technical Discussion > Mustang Projects > Tony's '70 Fastback > Community Forums > Mustang Forum Australia - Mustang Tech

View posts since last visitView posts last 24 hoursView unanswered posts
Forum Index > Mustang Projects

Tony's '70 Fastback Reply to topic

Go to page 1, 2 Next
Author Message
Faststangfan
Mustang Star

Offline
Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 320
Location: Gladstone Queensland

0 👍 / 0 👎


This old girl has sat in the shed partly dismantled and gathering dust while I have sourced parts, installed equipment for the build, worked on other more pressing projects and generally procrastinated. So the time has now arrived to finally get serious about this project.
After being a member of this group for a few years I have gained some great info and enjoyed following other peoples builds and so I felt it's only fair that I try and contribute something in return.

She's a bog standard 1970 Sportsroof, white with red interior and a fair bit of rust. San Jose built Californian car with no real surprises. I brought this car knowing full well what I was getting into.



Actually there was one nice surprise. Considering she has had a few owners in her 46 year life it seems that all were non smokers. The ashtray looks nearly untouched as evident by the lack of rusty burn marks and the lighter looked almost brand new with not a trace of burn residue on the element.



I have almost completed the full strip down and will put some more photo's up as I continue on with this project.


Living the dream.
1969 Mach 1 351c
1970 Fastback 302w
1971 Fastback 351c

View user's profile
nassi
Mustang King

Online
Joined: Aug 01, 2010
Posts: 6366
Location: Perth

1 👍 / 0 👎


It will be nice to follow another build. I hope it all goes to plan.


View user's profilePhoto Gallery
Faststangfan
Mustang Star

Offline
Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 320
Location: Gladstone Queensland

0 👍 / 0 👎


Current state.


Rust in a few areas.







Replacing or re-skinning doors, replacing tail light panel, trunk lid, both rear lower quarter panels, outer wheel wells, drivers side floor pan, lower panel under rear window, trunk drop off panels and rear bumper supports just to name a few of the tasks ahead.


Living the dream.
1969 Mach 1 351c
1970 Fastback 302w
1971 Fastback 351c

View user's profile
Faststangfan
Mustang Star

Offline
Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 320
Location: Gladstone Queensland

0 👍 / 0 👎


nassi wrote
It will be nice to follow another build. I hope it all goes to plan.


Thanks Nassi, I'm up to about plan F after debating with myself on different ideas of the final look.
At this stage looking at Boss 302 style livery in either Red or Calypso Coral.
Planning on using original 302 after rebuild with a 5 speed manual. Sticking with original style suspension.

Trying to keep it simple.


Living the dream.
1969 Mach 1 351c
1970 Fastback 302w
1971 Fastback 351c

View user's profile
nassi
Mustang King

Online
Joined: Aug 01, 2010
Posts: 6366
Location: Perth

0 👍 / 0 👎


That will be a very nice driver imo. Calypso Coral has always been a favourite of mine, as I have had a few XY's and generally chose Vermillion Fire as the colour. I am sure they are the same colour, if not they are very very close.


View user's profilePhoto Gallery
chopmgw
Mustang Star

Offline
Joined: Aug 18, 2010
Posts: 832
Location: Golden Grove, Adelaide

0 👍 / 0 👎


Ahhhh. Takes me back to when I started mine.
I love the calypso coral colour and made up my mind to paint mine that colour after seeing it in person.
Good luck with the resto.


I smell oranges !

Michael

View user's profile
ozbilt
Site Admin

Offline
Joined: Jul 27, 2010
Posts: 10279
Location: Not at the Duggo Ranch

0 👍 / 0 👎


Seeing you are going with the "Boss" look, it would be nice for the car to put some wraps on the towers.

Nice project as it appears to be an honest & unmolested car ....... Thumbs Up


Kerry

It is easier to get older than it it is to get wiser

View user's profile
boofhead
Mustang King

Offline
Joined: Nov 02, 2010
Posts: 4456
Location: Brisbane

0 👍 / 0 👎


Fantastic a new build thread to follow. 🍿

BTW: Please lots of pics.


I will someday think of something clever to say.

View user's profile
xpconnor
Mustang Maniac

Offline
Joined: Jul 27, 2010
Posts: 1653
Location: Geelong, Vic

0 👍 / 0 👎


boofhead wrote
Fantastic a new build thread to follow. 🍿

BTW: Please lots of pics.


Took the words out of my mouth boof


"The Mustang is full of Awesome"

View user's profilePhoto Gallery
nassi
Mustang King

Online
Joined: Aug 01, 2010
Posts: 6366
Location: Perth

0 👍 / 0 👎


ozbilt wrote
it would be nice for the car to put some wraps on the towers.

Nice project as it appears to be an honest & unmolested car ....... Thumbs Up


Agree with Kerry, currently you can get any two wraps for $10 at subway. It might be worth the trailer hire if they fit them... Thumbs Up


View user's profilePhoto Gallery
xpconnor
Mustang Maniac

Offline
Joined: Jul 27, 2010
Posts: 1653
Location: Geelong, Vic

0 👍 / 0 👎


Does she have a name yet?


"The Mustang is full of Awesome"

View user's profilePhoto Gallery
boofhead
Mustang King

Offline
Joined: Nov 02, 2010
Posts: 4456
Location: Brisbane

0 👍 / 0 👎


xpconnor wrote
Does she have a name yet?


Indeed she needs a name.

How about "Fire and Ice" - Red color Blue engine.

I understand it is good..


I will someday think of something clever to say.

Last edited by boofhead on Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:32 am; edited 1 time in total

View user's profile
cage
Mustang King

Offline
Joined: Jul 30, 2010
Posts: 3688
Location: Sydney

0 👍 / 0 👎


Excellent another build. +1 with Boofhead. I really like the 70, it has grown on me over the last few years.


"The simple answer is, even if I have decided I still don't know what to do."

View user's profilePhoto Gallery
hybrid
Mustang King

Offline
Joined: Jul 27, 2010
Posts: 8364

0 👍 / 0 👎


Yeah the later ones have grown on me too. Still not a big fan of the rear lights though.


View user's profilePhoto Gallery
Faststangfan
Mustang Star

Offline
Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 320
Location: Gladstone Queensland

0 👍 / 0 👎


Here was one hidden gem, a perfect Mexican repair to the front of the left hand quarter panel. Drill a shit load of holes in the damaged area to give the "bondo" something to grip on to and file/sand to shape. This way you don't have to remove any interior panels to repair the damage and the panelbeater probably charged the owner for hours not actually worked.
Not a problem now as that part of the quarter panel will be binned anyway and no other damaged panels are evident.



Living the dream.
1969 Mach 1 351c
1970 Fastback 302w
1971 Fastback 351c

View user's profile
All times are Australia/Sydney
Go to page 1, 2 Next


Jump to:

TopPostersToday
   Shaunp 
 Posts: 
 10 

   lukep6470 
 Posts: 
 5 

   Pinto-Pete 
 Posts: 
 4 

   nassi 
 Posts: 
 3 

   Nuts 
 Posts: 
 3 

   Ausjacko 
 Posts: 
 3 

LatestForumPosts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Jacko's Project
Last post by Pinto-Pete in Other Projects on Nov 20, 2017 20:39:56

56 effie.. FnL
Last post by Pinto-Pete in Other Projects on Nov 20, 2017 20:19:40

Astro's GG-0351 coupe build.
Last post by Pinto-Pete in Mustang Projects on Nov 20, 2017 19:55:07

Scarlet
Last post by Nuts in Mustang Projects on Nov 20, 2017 19:19:21

Project Lime A code.
Last post by Shaunp in Mustang Projects on Nov 20, 2017 17:55:28

Husky's 65 Restomod
Last post by Shaunp in Mustang Projects on Nov 19, 2017 21:49:15

[SOLD] FS 64-66 Rubber Grommet kit Scott Drake *new
Last post by gbx78 in Mustang Parts for Sale on Nov 19, 2017 19:20:51

FS 1967 LHD Deluxe Instrument Bezel and Dash Panels Alloy
Last post by gbx78 in Mustang Parts for Sale on Nov 19, 2017 19:16:23

FS Lots of performance parts (NEW/used)incl 351W D block
Last post by gbx78 in Mustang Parts for Sale on Nov 19, 2017 18:01:16

FS Canfield 195 High Port Aluminium Heads **NEW
Last post by gbx78 in Mustang Parts for Sale on Nov 19, 2017 17:38:23

SocialMedia

Like this page? Google +1 it!