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7/25/2018 9:35 AM  #51


Re: convertible pics

Nice project and workmanship!.
 PS, I don't recommend welding with sandals ans socks. ;)


Good work ain't cheap, Cheap work ain't good!   “My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best"
 

7/25/2018 7:23 PM  #52


Re: convertible pics

Thanks for the tip Rudi.
Don't want to ruin my chances as a foot model.
Might need that job when I retire.
Ha Ha
Cman 66

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8/09/2018 7:22 PM  #53


Re: convertible pics

http://i68.tinypic.com/33f40t4.jpg

Picture of the latest carnage.
Big a@% hole in the back of OL Paint>
Cman66

PS please excuse mess didnt have time to clean stall
 

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8/22/2018 6:27 PM  #54


Re: convertible pics

http://i65.tinypic.com/kd7l0y.jpg
Finished removing left side trunk floor. I will prime quarter panel this weekend.
Next step roll out of barn and pressure wash inside of truck and surrounding area.
then fit the new truck floor in place.
Easier said than done.
Cman

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8/22/2018 7:07 PM  #55


Re: convertible pics

keep up the good work Cman..........been there, done that.  I had to walk away from it for awhile to re-energize but, I got it done and so will you.   It'll look great with all that new sheet metal installed......keep the updates and pics coming....


.......common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in everyone’s garden.......
 

9/25/2018 7:06 PM  #56


Re: convertible pics

http://i65.tinypic.com/nna3r7.jpg
Just a quick update on Ol Paint. Dropped the trunk floor into car fit like a glove.
Very pleased with the fit at the wheel house. Just a few clamps and screws and the floor
 looked really great. Whew fellas been sweating this part. Need to do some scribing to trim off
excess metal then I,m ready to prime and weld into car.
Cman

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9/26/2018 7:53 AM  #57


Re: convertible pics

Now is a good time to consider a mini-tub...   Looking good all around. :-)

 

9/27/2018 6:04 PM  #58


Re: convertible pics

Glen,
You make a great suggestion, but mini tubs and foot wide tires just ain't for me.
With today's tire tech I should be quite happy with rubber inside the std wheel opening.
Who knows some day when I'm gone next owner might want a stock ride.
now some nice rims and tires are definitely in the future.
Well at this point waaay in the future.
Thanks for lookin in I,m always open to suggestions.
Cman

PS photos from bash were awesome Some Day
 

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9/27/2018 6:53 PM  #59


Re: convertible pics

I understand completely.  I felt the same way 20 years ago but here I am “entertaining” the thought.   I think maybe 2-3" inboard would be nice right now but coupes and CV don’t work well with that like a FB does on 65-66 cars.
Project is looking great with nice progress for sure.  Good Luck and Drive On. 
 

 

10/02/2018 6:20 PM  #60


Re: convertible pics

http://i65.tinypic.com/8y9itg.jpg
found this pic of my high school ride. pic dated summer '79
Was looking for old pictures to help celebrate baby sis b-day and came across this.
'65 289 4 spd very noisy very rough Fastback. Carried me around for all of my high school years.
Still trying to extract foot out of my rear for letting her go
Cman66

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10/03/2018 8:41 PM  #61


Re: convertible pics

Yuuuuup, a 14 year old piece of junk. That's the way people were talking about them back then. People who wern't Mustang fans would laugh at them because of all the noise and rough ride. At that time I was a member of the Southern AZ Mustang club. The cars in that club were mostly concourse with a few daily drivers. The DD's weren't appreciated and were pretty cheap to buy. I had three given to me and paid $400 for another. Ended up paying a guy to take them away when we moved here in 83. Amazing what a little time will do to make a classic. But I knew it would. Even then, with all that it, was still a cult car that has now turned into an icon. How many times have you heard "I used to have one of those"?

 

10/04/2018 5:38 PM  #62


Re: convertible pics

Hudgin you are 100 % correct.
But it was my 5th Mustang for under $200.00 bucks.
Now we cant buy a decent piece of chrome for that kind of money.
Drove it fours years, always worked on it myself.
All of my friends at the time were  the same.
What a different time.
Cman66

PS I think I'm the only one still wrenching on Stangs

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10/04/2018 5:38 PM  #63


Re: convertible pics

Hudgin you are 100 % correct.
But it was my 5th Mustang for under $200.00 bucks.
Now we cant buy a decent piece of chrome for that kind of money.
Drove it fours years, always worked on it myself.
All of my friends at the time were  the same.
What a different time.
Cman66

PS I think I'm the only one still wrenching on Stangs

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