So, any updates on the 69 project? I finally have all the parts to start mine. Its also a 69 sportsroof and will employ a TKO600, and with KRCs cooperation, a power steering setup that will also run a Hydroboost.
Well, after several months, the shell came back from the body shop. The plan is to get it reassembled mechanically, then send it back over there for the fenders, hood, etc. Then back here for interior and tuning
Loving the cars in your sig, they've both gotta be animals.
• 1968 Mustang Fastback, TKO500, 9", Satin Black
• 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution IX
• 2002 Chrysler 300M Special SchnorrCS: when people find out how into these cars I am, all the sudden they have/had one just like mine, but it was purple and had a hemi, and was a Shelby.
We fired up the car back in early Feb. At that point, I decided that 400RWHP may not be enough, so I ordered a partial TVS2300 blower system from Roush. It came in a couple weeks later, and we started installing it. We had to ditch the $500 PS pump kit that I had bought from Hyland Motorsports because it wasnt compatible with the blower pulley bracketry. I ended up using the new Ford Motorsports PS pump bracket with a 2010 Mustang pump. We had to custom build the intercooling system. We went with an aluminum heat exchanger that closest fit the space in front of the radiator, a somewhat OE looking reservoir, and a HD marine pump (for intercooling). We had to rebuild the induction out of aluminum, which I painted with truck bed liner. We got it buttoned it up last week, and got our start-up file from Jon Lund. It runs. Now just waiting for the body shop to take it in.
I should also add that the previous owner didnt have the rearend centered correctly, so I ended up buying a new housing with brackets from Heidts. I had it powder coated semi-gloss black, and also added a Strange S-Series Center section with posi and 3.90 gear, along with axles.
Decided to rewire the car with the new American Autowire kit. Ive used them in the past on GMs, and I really like the quality and design.
I also decided to change out the stock cluster with Phantom gauges, and eliminate the A-pillar gauges. I went with the Year One cluster with LED lit gauges. I found and used some cool high beam and signal indicators instead of colored LEDs. I also decided to try and emulate the factory textured finish on the panel. Here are some pics:
Where did you get the signal and high beam lights ?
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