New York Mustang Club

69 Mustang Coupe.
1969 Coupe, It will have a modified 302, w/TFS Twisted Wedge heads, TFS cam, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, T-5 5 spd, & 9" rear w/3.50 gears. It will be painted 1970 Boss 302 grabber yellow with a black 1970 Mach-1 hood stripe, Mach-1 hood scoop, front & rear spoilers, & Shelby Vert lower side scoop. Interior is black w/1970 Mustang high back buckets, 1987 Mustang center mount e-brake, & Mach-1 r/s dash panel w/clock. I performed the Shelby/Arning upper control arm drop,replaced the complete front suspension, steering linkage, installed a rebuilt steering box, power front disc brakes, & larger 11 X 2.25 rear drum brakes. The wheels I am using are the ones I have from a 68 GT, wrapped in 215/70R-14 Cooper Cobra Radial GT's on the front, & 225/70R-14's on the rear.
5/23/17 Hydraulic clutch parts from Modern Driveline arrived today.
F/E shot 5/6/17
How it is today 5/6/17, new stance with the lowering springs.
4/15/17 installed both assembled backing plates on rear end housing & installed both axles.
4/14/17 Rebuilt both rear drum brakes.
4/2/17 I Installed the rear axle housing vent line, the rubber line from the metal line to the rear axle housing,  the metal line from the...
3/25/17 Center differential is in.
3/25/17 Rear housing is in along with the Koni shocks.
3/20/17 Sanded off the old paint & re painted the rear housing.
3/19/17 Removed the old rear leaf spring shackle frame bushings, installed new bushings, new leaf springs & shackles.
3/18/17 Cut off the bolt holding what was left of the l/s rear leaf spring.
3/17/17 Installed a 7" metal cutting disc on my angle grinder & made a new shield out of a left over piece of sheet metal. R/S front spring eyelet &...
3/17/17 Old rear leaf springs.
3/11/17 Got the rear center chunk rebuilt w/ trac-lok, new bearings, 3.50 gears & new axle bearings.
3/8/17 Empty rear end housing.
3/8/17 Removed the axles & the center housing from the rear end housing.
3/7/17 Rear end assembly removed.
3/3/17 Set the back of the Mustang on jack stands to remove the rear & the leaf springs.
2/28/17 Starting to work on removing the rear end assembly & the rear leaf springs.
2/25/17 Installed hood latch support.
2/25/17 Installed front Koni STR T shocks.
2/22/17 Painted the hood hinges yesterday & installed them today along with the power brake booster/master cylinder assembly & hooked up the brake...
2/19/17 I purchased 2 used lower radiator saddle brackets, cleaned off the surface rust, straightened one of them, painted them, installed them, &...
My 2000 Ranger 4X4, my wife's 99 Explorer Sport & the 69 Mustang in the garage.
2/11/17 New mid-eye 1" drop rear leaf springs, dual exhaust shackles, & front & rear Koni STR.T shocks.

2 People like this page

03-28-2015 @ 06:18 PM
Once again...........nice work Mike.
03-01-2015 @ 07:59 PM
Coming along nicely, fantastic work.
12-31-2013 @ 08:27 PM
The restoration is really coming along. The hours and effort are shown. Sweet.
12-11-2013 @ 07:24 AM
awsom67 awsom67
I had to do same work on my 69 coupe be seeing it this summer.
08-25-2013 @ 07:47 PM
Nice panel work .....Looks good.
07-30-2013 @ 11:30 PM
jpc252 jpc252
Looking Good! I tried doing body work, I just couldn't get into it? Worst part my father was a Body & Fender man in the 50's. We had most tools for doing it too. I stuck with the most other forms of working on cars.
07-28-2013 @ 07:30 AM
Work in progress.........Nice restoration.
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