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  1. 4ocious
    01-30-2015 10:46 AM - permalink
    4ocious
    Here's the deal: I wanted new RUBBER bushings, sleeves, and washers. Couldn't find a kit that did not use thermo plastic, prothane, or poly bushings. So I bought a complete thermo plastic bushing kit from CJ's #SRB2 to get the sleeves and washers, and went to NPD for the original spec rubber bushings #3A187-2. After doing more research, I found that a popular and effective handling improvement is to replace JUST the front bushings with a harder compound. This mod is mentioned numerous times in forums and is recommended for both street and track.
  2. 4ocious
    01-29-2015 04:54 PM - permalink
    4ocious
    Hey Frank, are your Strut Rods/Bushings stock? Just curious. Brad
  3. 68Hildago
    01-13-2015 02:48 PM - permalink
    68Hildago
    Hi Frank

    I hope you do not mind me messaging you.

    Quick Question about your 68.

    You mentioned in a post that you are running an explorer rear end with 4.5 Grad-A-Track leaf springs. Is that correct?


    I currently own a 68 coupe that needs new leafs in the back. I have an explorer rear waiting to put in it as well. How much lift did you get with the 4.5's? I would like to get at least an inch over factory.

    Just curious what you can recommend.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Peter
  4. r_boulware
    01-07-2011 08:17 PM - permalink
    r_boulware
    Hey bud what would you charge me to go to metro mustang and look at that shell and tell me what you think?

    Or

    this 1966 GT in Lithonia
    1966 G.T. Fastback Mustang (A-code car)
    i have seen it twice...he is asking WAY too much!

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  • About Franks68coupe
    Biography
    First resto-mod project
    Location
    Durham N.C
    Interests
    Fast music, bikes, and cars
    Occupation
    Transplant/ micro surgury
  • Signature

    68 coupe with a 351W
    Mods: a lot... just ask if you're interested
    07 gt
    99 Gixxer 750 (When four wheels are too many)

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by 120mm View Post
    And most of the times I've smashed my nuts flat with a hammer it hurt real bad so I stopped.
    Just liked the quote

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05-23-2016
05:15 PM - Kelly_H quoted Franks68coupe in post Opentracker "cheater" upper control arms
Do you really NEED new ones? If t...
10:45 AM - Franks68coupe quoted 68Hildago in post 8.8 Explorer Rear End Swap
...ctly in to them. 68Hildago... Same here. Ju...
04-26-2016
02:54 PM - Franks68coupe quoted 68Hildago in post whos the best to order electric power steering kits from ?
...e in to clarify. 68Hildago... I couldn't do ...
02:18 PM - 68Hildago quoted Franks68coupe in post whos the best to order electric power steering kits from ?
I'm not sure any addition support ...
01:14 PM - Franks68coupe quoted 68Hildago in post whos the best to order electric power steering kits from ?
...vement or flexing. 68Hildago... I'm not sure any...
03-23-2016
04:35 PM - JasonT1124 quoted Franks68coupe in post Need to weld cracks?
Does it look intact on the "inside...
02-24-2016
11:50 AM - Franks68coupe quoted Riley in post New engine WONT fire
And I've bypassed all the ...
02-22-2016
09:16 AM - Franks68coupe quoted 4ocious in post Post links to the mod / custom on your cars
Looking good there pal. I li...
02-21-2016
03:32 PM - 4ocious quoted Franks68coupe in post Post links to the mod / custom on your cars
This is an intimidating thread to ...
02-12-2016
12:18 PM - Franks68coupe quoted 69GT350H in post Cost of a good paint job
69 Ford Candy Apple Red was n...
11:42 AM - 69GT350H quoted Franks68coupe in post Cost of a good paint job
Prep and panels need to be prefect...
02-05-2016
12:06 PM - Franks68coupe quoted gt350sr in post Brake bleed Blues
If you have a line off the b...
02-02-2016
09:02 AM - Franks68coupe quoted j persons in post Possible Goof, Alternator Help Needed
One of the problems with the 1...
01-27-2016
02:31 PM - ajzride quoted Franks68coupe in post Not a Mustang, but since the topic of Dipping keeps coming up.
It was cheap (relatively) and real...
01:23 PM - Franks68coupe quoted Candoo in post Anyone see this.....
To cheap....be careful I...
01-04-2016
01:31 PM - Franks68coupe quoted aslan in post Ideas on the best sub-$300 steering wheel / hub combo
Lecarra make some very nic...
12-24-2015
12:42 PM - Moses7797 quoted Franks68coupe in post Reserve Price thoughts...65 coupe.
[QUOTE=Franks68coupe;7589449]I bought my ...
08:44 AM - Franks68coupe quoted Moses7797 in post Reserve Price thoughts...65 coupe.
I really am having flashbacks ...
12-18-2015
10:42 AM - Franks68coupe quoted rbohm in post For those who've converted to EFI - Any regrets?
park your car in a faraday...
10:39 AM - Franks68coupe quoted Rorin67 in post For those who've converted to EFI - Any regrets?
But even then, if you have a...

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