Not your daddy's T-Bird !!!!! I love it. I would consider replacing that air filter assembly. If not the whole thing, K&N makes a exact replacement filter that will give her a bit more "breathing room"
MKIII, 302 FMS Crate, GT40 Heads, Quick Fuel carb, TK0500 Mid-shift, 3-Link, 300 RWHP & Trq. Finally done after two years. I think I will call her Black Betty
"A parent's only as good as their dumbest kid. If one wins a Nobel Prize but the other gets robbed by a hooker, you failed."
1987 Buick Grand National (All original with only 16k miles)
1965 Buick Riviera Gran Sport (Currently undergoing a frame off restoration)
1965 Buick Riviera 401 car, unrestored survivor, driver.
2005 F150 FX4, Supercrew (Daily Driver)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan (Beater)
Beautiful. If you need a lead on painting, my guy will take on projects like this occasionally. He can do as much or as little you want. He has even rented out his booth.
Glad to see you're finishing it.
My budget is so tight I can't even pay attention.
Knowledge is good.
"The Coupe has a LOT more boxes than a roadster"
Thanks guys, I think it is turning out great. So rewarding now that is runs and drives. I still have noises to track down, and I need to hook up the ac still. I took it to a car show in Canton, GA last friday with my father in law, who has helped out alot with the build. Not only did we not have to tow it home, but we won the 50/50 raffle to the tune of $125.00 cash, that was nice. I was in GA last week for vacation.
Tim, I will let you know on the paint if needed when the time comes, and arrowhead- I got lucky on the pass door, but the drivers door does not seem to catch on the latch all the way, so it seems partly open. Any tips?
I am glad I kept the car, and also glad I did not transport it back to Massachusetts, because my wife could not get comfortable/happy there. She missed her family, among other things, and my daughter missed her friends so in a few more weeks I will be back in GA, returning to my old job there.
It feels good knowing my family will be happy, and I will be back in the south with a good job, and a bada** t-bird.
Do not confuse motion with progress
I became a Thunderbird fan two weeks ago after my buddy detailed this one in his garage. It was pink from oxidation when it came in. The white walls were coffee colored, etc. So was the interior. He spent a lot of time on each one of those wheel spokes as they were oxidized and rusted.
It's a Fairlane/Thunderbird hybrid the owner purchased from a museum. It's supposed to be unusual as it was supposedly the one of the first with the actual word THUNDERBIRD on the badges. Lots of details in the tail end.
Good luck with your project. I'd love to see more pics as you progress.
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