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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-22-2017, 08:01 AM Thread Starter
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Getting closer to the 6's

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My run last Sunday at Emerald Coast Dragway , went 7.11 at 99 mph on my DD 65 Fastback
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Nice work. That's a low 11 1/4 mile.
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What are your build specs hoss? Could you daily drive?
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What are your build specs hoss? Could you daily drive?
65 289 block bored n stroked to an all forged 331 rotating assy spinning to 8000 rpms , comp cams 294 flat tappet solid cam , AFR185 heads , Parker Funnel Web intake , junkyard Holley 750 dp , stainless 1.6 roller rockers , 12 lb aluminum flywheel , used 2nd hand king cobra clutch , stock 89 mustang T5 with stock shifter , 8 inch rear axle 3.89 gears on mini spool with 28 spline currie axles , Shelby underride bars , 5 leaf reverse eye leafs with poly bushings , runs 7.4 at 94 on motor and 7.1 at 100 mph on 100 shot , and yes , its my daily , I own a 1970 f100 and 65 fastback and Harley softail , I drive her to walmart and dollar store , still a work in progress , all the work done by me except machine shop work on motor and exhaust , got the car May 2016 as a shell , no motor ,suspension , interior , just windshield , glass , and unfinished primer , built in my driveway in evenings after work and on weekends
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Forgot to add , complete custom front end done by me , sn95 front spindles and calipers and rotors , foxbody McPherson strut with coil overs springs , fabbed a bracket and sourced out a manual rack and pinion from summit and mounted , did lose a little turning radius , but I bought a cheap bubble alignment tool and set the camber and toe myself , Nothing about my car is show quality or perfect , but when I stop at the gas stations or wal mart parking lots , nobody seems to care , they are just amazed to see a classic like that out being driven and not sitting at a car show
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Nice job. Speed is addicting
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Awesome when you put the right parts combination together. Nice work!
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My run last Sunday at Emerald Coast Dragway , went 7.11 at 99 mph on my DD 65 Fastback
Nice times Ted. Shifting @ 8000 sounds bad ***... especially with a stick! Do you know what your car weights?
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Nice times Ted. Shifting @ 8000 sounds bad ***... especially with a stick! Do you know what your car weights?
Havent weighed it yet , guessing 2800
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Forgot to add , complete custom front end done by me , sn95 front spindles and calipers and rotors , foxbody McPherson strut with coil overs springs , fabbed a bracket and sourced out a manual rack and pinion from summit and mounted , did lose a little turning radius , but I bought a cheap bubble alignment tool and set the camber and toe myself , Nothing about my car is show quality or perfect , but when I stop at the gas stations or wal mart parking lots , nobody seems to care , they are just amazed to see a classic like that out being driven and not sitting at a car show
I like it! I love the modifying, IMO cars are meant to be personalized like this.
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Nice video. I can't believe the T5 is holding up to that.

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Nice job. I bet your neighbors are happy it's now on 4 wheels and is all the same color.

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Impressive! Do you have sub-frame connectors installed?
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