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Old 11/05/2021, 04:23 PM   #16
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Old 11/07/2021, 08:05 AM   #17
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Hey can a guy ask for help? whats wrong with this car? YES I am the one trying to sell it..

New to Mustangs and Fords and you all are the experts and I see you have opinions on this car and whats not right, I would like to see if I can make things right before the next owner gets it. hate to have stuff wrong.

No negative stuff please trying to be humble here, kind of a newb
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Old 11/07/2021, 08:49 AM   #18
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5 obvious glitches I noticed:
The fuel line at the left front should be tight against the frame rail & clamps to secure it.
The fuel line in the engine bay is incorrect/mis-routed with the long hose to the carb.
The HCS decals on the side scoops are backwards.
The tail light bezels black border is incorrect.
The Flat Black paint in the engine compartment should be Satin Black.

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Old 11/07/2021, 08:58 AM   #19
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First thing, get the shock tower braces or an export brace installed. Those are structural pieces.
The fog lights are all wonky in the grille, should be straight and level. Your eyes are drawn to the them.
The engine is clearly not the original 289. Is it a 302? Is that an Edelbrock 4v carburetor? Has a 302, 4 bolt crankshaft, which came out starting in 1970.
I like the GT rear valance with dual exhaust tips, and the styled steel wheels with GT caps. The upgraded deluxe wood grain dash is also nice.
The description in the eBay ad needs a bit of editing.

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Old 11/07/2021, 10:01 AM   #20
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Thank you for the feed back, would love help on the editing of the ad, itís a nice car just needs someone to love it and tweak it to perfection. Where can I buy the High Country decals and do them right. .?
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Old 11/07/2021, 12:53 PM   #21
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I also noticed the wiper washer fluid hoses missing as well as the hood turn signal harness. Maybe it is routed differently and I just don't see it.
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Old 11/07/2021, 02:34 PM   #22
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Hey can a guy ask for help? whats wrong with this car? YES I am the one trying to sell it..

New to Mustangs and Fords and you all are the experts and I see you have opinions on this car and whats not right, I would like to see if I can make things right before the next owner gets it. hate to have stuff wrong.

No negative stuff please trying to be humble here, kind of a newb
Hats off to you for trying to make it right. There is a lot of experience here and we will help you. I would get the important stuff first like the shock tower braces. It has to drive badly with out them.

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Old 11/07/2021, 07:36 PM   #23
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I have attached a few pictures.

1. Like everyone else the Support braces
2. Bolts on front and rear of both shock towers. I would say its missing coil covers.
3. Driverside looks to have a crack on the tower brackets.
4. No hood ground. (Copper strap STRAP, RADIO RECEIVER HOOD BONDING)https://www.npdlink.com/product/stra...0001%26year%3D
5. Missing Rear Hood Bumpers
6. No wiring harness for turn signals in hood.
7. Looks like it has a 65 or 66 window crank.
8. Not sure if the front fender bolt is correct I have seen some with a rubber bumper like the one in the image of the blue fender.
9. HCS decal Like everyone else. But the passenger side scoop is out of alignment.
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Old 11/07/2021, 09:08 PM   #24
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The emergency brake handle is inexpensive and easy to replace.
Do you have the front coil spring covers?
Is that a high capacity gas tank?

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Old 11/08/2021, 06:06 AM   #25
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Horns are switched left to right.

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Old 11/10/2021, 03:42 PM   #26
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I will try to critique your text.
That paragraph where you say: All New Interior, Beautiful Base Clear Royal Maroon Paint, Rebuilt Front And Rear Suspension. All Floors, Frame Front and Rear, Trunk, Aprons, Torques, Inner Rockers, Inner Qtrs., Etc. Everything Solid and Straight On This Car. All Gaps and Everything Straight and Clean, ETC.

This leads me to think that everything in that paragraph is "All New". Floors, frame rails, aprons, etc. all replaced? Really needs pictures of the under carriage to either show quality of repairs or proof of originality.

Mention the non original engine and modifications. Looks like dual exhaust and maybe Edelbrock carburetor? You added several GT components as well as deluxe instrument cluster/trim.
You might want to mention that these items deviate from the Marti Report. Say something like "car has been enhanced with 14 inch styled steel wheels with GT caps. Deluxe wood grain dash trim, dual exhaust and GT rear valance. Hurst 3 speed shifter, wood grain steering wheel, etc." Still has manual drum brakes and no power steering. etc.

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Old 11/10/2021, 04:04 PM   #27
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Thank you all for the help, the new owner is very excited to have this car and will take it to the next level as it deserves.
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