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Old 04/02/2019, 06:02 PM   #16
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Pretty sure that you need to change drive shafts for AOD's? shorter?

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Old 04/02/2019, 08:59 PM   #17
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Rob has everything. Turn key installation.

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Old 04/04/2019, 10:23 PM   #18
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I put the AOD behind my 351w and it runs about 2200 at 70. I have 3.73 gears. It launches good enough to smoke the tires and chirps going into 2nd which equals smiles per mile, LOL...

I also had to go with Ford powertrain headers as the AOD is wider.

just a little food for thought.


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Old 04/08/2019, 04:47 PM   #19
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Arlie,
Is that original road Warrior the one I drove with MT? It was so smooth on the freeway at such a low RPM. I enjoyed driving it despite my girafe legs getting in the way of a 1st to 2nd shift!
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Old 04/08/2019, 06:09 PM   #20
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No, that was the GT.

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Old 06/07/2019, 09:51 PM   #21
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Christmas in June!!
Anyone need a set of chrome SSW with Firehawks on them?
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Old 06/08/2019, 09:22 AM   #22
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Anyone need a set of chrome SSW with Firehawks on them?
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Old 06/24/2019, 06:12 PM   #23
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I'm thinking of installing a black vinyl top. What do you think?
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Old 06/24/2019, 06:46 PM   #24
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I'm thinking of installing a black vinyl top. What do you think?
I'd leave it alone. The red paint is very nicely offset by the black side-stripe. I don't feel that adding a black top would improve what already looks really good.

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Old 06/24/2019, 07:50 PM   #25
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I'm thinking of installing a black vinyl top. What do you think?
I think it would look great but it looks great with out it too.

I have had a black top be for and they are a lot more work to keep looking nice that the paint.
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Old 06/24/2019, 08:54 PM   #26
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I like the black vinyl top. I added it to my 1st GT/CS.
I understand the factory originals had a metal strip pop riveted into the gutter.

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Old 06/24/2019, 09:21 PM   #27
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I'd vote for a black vinyl top as well. I've always liked that look. Also reminds me of the "Little Red" Shelby... have you thought of maybe adding a hood scoop as well?

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Old 06/25/2019, 09:47 AM   #28
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Yes Neil, mine has the metal strip on the edge. My understanding is it's not reproduced and very hard to find.

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Old 06/25/2019, 01:19 PM   #29
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Yes Neil, mine has the metal strip on the edge. My understanding is it's not reproduced and very hard to find.
Yes, and equally hard to install.

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Old 06/25/2019, 02:13 PM   #30
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My GNS had the metal gutter strip and was a factory vinyl top car. I just installed a vinyl top on a 1968 coupe last year that was not a factory vinyl top car. The factory trim on the rear quarter "C" pillar is a bugger. Make sure you oblong the holes a bit to give it a chance of fitting to the rear window trim. The one I did turned out OK, but once the headliner is in you don't want to dig it off to adjust the trim.

This car now has style steel wheels and looks great! I like the black out hood look also!

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