New York Mustang Club

69 Mustang Coupe.
1969 Coupe, It will have a modified 302, w/Ford Racing M-6049-X306 Boss 302 heads, Ford Racing M-6250-B303 Boss 302 cam, Ford Racing 1.6 roller rockers, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, FiTech EFI, T-5 5 spd, & 9" rear w/3.50 gears, & Tru Trac. It will be painted bright yellow either chrome yellow or screaming yellow, with a black 1970 Mach-1 hood stripe, black lower GT stripes, black tail light panel, 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.
10/1/18 cleaned & replaced the plastic bushings in the bolt in window brackets.
8/26/18 Our cramped 1 car garage.
7/22/18 Added a new sign to the garage.
7/7/18 Cut the rust out of the l/s upper part of the windshield post.
6/11/18 Dist with matching coil.
5/26/18 Started cleaning the front windshield channel of the remaining sealer.
5/12/18 The sealer that was under the front windshield, & pieces of the old vinyl top.
5/12/18 Finished removing the front windshield. Found a couple rust holes under the sealer that will have to be repaired.
5/9/18 Started working on removing the front windshield.
4/29/18 Finished running the Lokar parking brake cables, & hooked them up to the center mount parking brake handle assembly.
4/29/18 Under car pic of the routing of the parking brake cables.
3/26/18 New 1330 u joints for the aluminum driveshaft front & rear.
3/26/18 New u joints installed in the aluminum driveshaft.
2/28/18 Aluminum driveshaft for the Mustang from a 2000 Explorer 2WD 4 door 4.0 V-6.
2/11/18 Installed the ignition switch cylinder, & the intermittent wiper switch & module from a 1985 Ford truck.
2/9/18 Finished the custom r/s Mach-1 dash panel.
2/9/18 Covered the connections on the power distr block & circuit breakers with heat shrink tubing.
2/9/18 Covered the connections on the grounding block with heat shrink tubing.
2/4/18 Cut & capped the unused wires from the ignition box.
2/3/18 Finished the f/e horn & lighting wiring.
1/30/18 Hooked up the wires to the plugs for the l/s & r/s hi & low beam head lights, & r/s turn signal.
1/30/18 Hooked up the wires for the l/s turn signal.
1/28/18 Hooked power wire to the washer pump.
1/28/18 Hooked up the brake warning switch.
1/28/18 Hooked up the wires to both horns.

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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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