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  1. 68EFIvert
    05-20-2014 12:00 AM - permalink
    I built it out of 1/4" aluminum plate, heims and radius rods. The heims and rods came from Speedway motors.
  2. phattyhales
    05-19-2014 10:57 PM - permalink
    I came across a photo of your efi engine bay. What did you do for your export brace? Is that custom built or did you buy one?
  3. 68EFIvert
    01-14-2013 01:00 PM - permalink
    Here is a link to a thread I did on the seat belts. They are aftermarket 3 pt seat belts. Nothing special.
    They are not mounted to the bar. The bar isn't structural and would not make a safe place to mount the brackets for the seat belts.

    I did use the shleby interior kit as a starting point. I had to reshape the panels to fit my 84-93 Mustang Light bar. Not to bad of a job but I ended up having to cover the panels in vinyl afterwards to cover the modifications.

    I would be concerned about the with of the Fox body bar. The bars slide right inside the body but there is only about 1/4" fromt he base of the bar (black area not the bar that runs in the middle) and the quarter windows. If the 65/66 car is any narrower you will have to modify the bar to work.
  4. robvert
    01-13-2013 07:25 PM - permalink
    Hi there, Searched all over and nothing, so thought I'd cut to the chase and mail you...

    Regarding your roll bar setup... Did you use the 68 shelby kit interior quarter panels? If so, then I should be able to adapt whatever bar you are using per some instructions I found for mounting a 67/68 bar kit into a 66.

    What year is your light bar? There have been a few models over the years.

    Do you have 3 point belts attached to them? Recall the length or model you have?

    thanks, as I said I found a how-to in mounting the shelby bar into a 66, only I want the brake light & I like how the later bars slope/curve much more. I realize it will mean customization (adding tube to the legs like the 68 bar) but I want to buy the closest fit; I'm not sure how much these other bars differ as to the span length, etc.

    And thanks for always adding your thoughtful/helpful comments to the VMF!
  5. 66resto
    11-10-2010 12:51 PM - permalink
    Never mind, just found them
  6. 66resto
    11-10-2010 12:50 PM - permalink
    I was hoping you might share which tail lights you are using? I have '66 coupe and was thing about going that direction...posted a new thread today, but yours look really sharp. Thanks, Jay
  7. 68EFIvert
    10-22-2010 05:58 PM - permalink
    Thanks Doug. I sent you a pm with the details.
  8. dayrer
    10-22-2010 01:39 PM - permalink
    Love the car. I am selecting wheels and tires for my 71 Mach 1 and would be interested in your wheel dimensions and tire specs as well. Would you mind sharing that info?

  9. 68EFIvert
    02-19-2010 06:55 PM - permalink
    Thanks for the pic. I was talking with the builder and he has no question that the deck is going to be good. The heads have also been milled so they are FLAT. I think I'll be good but I will find out. He comes out on Sunday to help me put this beast back together.
  10. 70vert
    02-19-2010 12:16 PM - permalink
    I didn't want to thread hijack any more, but since it looks like you're going with MLS gaskets, if you want a photo to compare with of the deck surface here you go. I mentioned the surface finish needing to be almost mirror-like and he said we should be good with this:

    I'm sure there are different types of MLS gaskets, and maybe yours are more forgiving than the Cometic, but there you go for comparison if you want to check out your head surface once you get the heads off.

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