just finished my customs frame connectors on my 73 mach 1 and i'm pretty happy of the results
as you know my mach1 was a total loss when i got it(was several years before i got it to be exact) but after changing 2 doors 2 front and rear fenders, 2 complete floors + extensions, trunk floor, wheelhouses, rear frame rails, taillight panel, trunk lid, the complete roof, rear torque boxes and toe boards it now begins to look like a mustang again
next steps are to change the 4 front fenders aprons, rad support, repair inside and outside cowls, replace the front Lh frame rail and change the engine crossmember and the strut rods crossmember,then sandblast for the last time then time to paint...
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i dont want to race everyday lol not race at all, just keep up when needed....even with 2.50 of gear a 400-450 hp engine will move the car fast no fast start though and i want something that will keep my engine running high speed when i cruise at 60-70mph
this wont be a race car at all and this is the gear i have..if that really bad i will change it but i must start with something
Yep, I believe those fit pretty well. Very nice work. I engineered some very similar ones for my car. Slightly different though because I was working around a TCP "X-brace" and some roll cage bracing. They came out very well but I do believe yours look even better.
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Crazy question, have you brought it to a frame shop to make sure the frame is still true (not because of your subframe connectors they look solid, can't see any excessive heat warping) but because of the origional condition?
I would hate to see you stiffen it up much more if the frame is warped, it will be near impossible to straighten if you stiffen much more of the car.
this is the biggest problem of it.... i cant have it to a frame shop because i replaced the complete frame front to rear so any alignement holes are to the original places, so the frame will be as its now, when i will have the front end finished i will have the car aligned perfectly (i can play with the torque boxes where the leafs attach)
this car was too dissasembled and rusted trough to have it checked on the start
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