I've been a reader of this forum for a few years now. I have been helped in my problems with my 20+ years dream, Mustang that I bought in 2009 from San Jose. Car is one owner coupe and it was sent to Finland. Unfortunately it has been in an collision in the US and unibody is slightly bent from the firewall. RH front frame rail has been badly repaired and right side of the car has lots of bondo.
I drove car happily for three summers until this autumn when I decided it's time to start repairing my car. I have enjoyed reading stories about restorations and thought to start my own thread. Hopefully it will be a small inspiration for someone else. I'll be sending pics about the progress. Car will be _possibly_ on the road again in summer 2014. We'll see. Welcome to join the ride with me.
First pictures are from Alpine CA from where it started it's trip to Finland. It arrived at the end of December 2009 to Finland where I picked it up from the Customs.
And this is where all the problems come from. RH frame rail is wrongly oriented in the last time's repair. Steel bar shows the required height. Rail is 2cm too far back too (1 inch is 2.54 centimeters...)
Man! Your going right ahead on it! If you end up needing or wanting good, original emblems, hit me up! I decided to shave all of mine off of my 67 deluxe coupe... Good luck with the build! You've got your work cut out for you! I'm going to keep an eye on this thread...