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  1. dzahm
    04-09-2019 02:35 PM - permalink
    dzahm
    Hey thank you for 1. connecting to me on linked in- you are my only mustang contact!
    2. For the write up on gtonavy rear tailights- I got them and I love them- (using on a 65 coupe) the sequential turn signal is sweet!

    May I ask what you are doing for headlights? I haven't installed the front yet (actually the fenders are still at painters) But I am coming soon to the front end and I trust your skills and judgment so I figured you have already been down this road (haha so to speak)
  2. dfrausto
    03-23-2017 04:53 PM - permalink
    dfrausto
    Kelly, I noticed in one of your comments you live in Austin TX, I live just outside Austin in Pflugerville.
    Do you have any advice for someone just starting off with a newly purchased 1966 Mustang? I don't have much room in my tiny garage so I'm looking for some local shops that can do some of the work for me.
  3. dblooseven
    07-06-2016 12:55 PM - permalink
    dblooseven
    Kelly,
    Saw on one of your posts where you mentioned that you would stop posting as many questions. Just wanted to say please don't stop. I for one look forward to your posts and all your write-ups. Your threads are always well written, informative, as well as entertaining. Anyway best wishes and hope you stick around.
  4. Target
    06-24-2016 12:59 AM - permalink
    Target
    Thanks for the help dude.
  5. Bebob_429
    09-26-2015 08:59 AM - permalink
    Bebob_429
    Hi Kelly,

    Just saw your "signature car picture" and recognized your car from the 2-month round trip in the US.
    For the time being I am stationed in Kuwait, part of the coalition who fights in Iraq and Syria. In my spare time I read and listen to music, and by coincidence stumbled onto your mustang-travel-blog. It was very good reading and trip I most certainly envy you (in a good way). It gave me time to think of something else than the conflict over here - so thank you.
    I live in Denmark, northern part of Europe, and hope to do my own round trip of Europe in my 1968 Mustang Coupe - maybe it will be accompanied by a blog too.
    So I just wanted to say "good job - excellent reading and beautiful pictures - I wish it was me"
    Kindest regards
    Bebob
  6. matthewap44
    12-31-2014 07:49 PM - permalink
    matthewap44
    Whats the paint code or type of color you used on your mustang, it looks absolutely beautiful.
  7. PonyDoc
    09-11-2014 09:21 PM - permalink
    PonyDoc
    I hope you're still having a blast! Are you going to be anywhere around LV in early Nov.?
  8. Kelly_H
    07-18-2014 10:08 PM - permalink
    Kelly_H
    Hi Shawn,

    I absolutely love the Hurst shifter. I believe that that is the standard shift knob/lever that comes with the shifter. It puts the shifter at exactly the right spot and gives it a nice long throw. Not too high up in the air and not too low to the trans tunnel. I'm a fan of the shifter knob - fits perfectly in your hand. I prefer it to the pistol grip ones.

    Hope that helps!

    Kelly
  9. quik
    07-15-2014 08:45 PM - permalink
    quik
    Kelly

    I noticed your Hurst shift rod and knob in your center console post. Great job on the console by the way. My question is, do you like the shifter position and the size of the knob, or would you prefer the shifter was in a different position and the knob was a different size? I imagine I'm a little taller than you (6'1"), but I'm still curious how satisfied you are with your setup.

    Thanks

    Shawn
  10. Kelly_H
    05-28-2014 11:59 AM - permalink
    Kelly_H
    Hi Stellablue,

    I have a newer booster - but first, do you have a manual transmission with the stock Z-bar clutch linkage? If you do not, then you won't have any issues fitting the setup in the first place The problem is that the boosters for manual trans manual clutch linkage cars has to stand out from the firewall by about 3 inches, which is where you start running out of space. I don't think I've ever actually seen a larger stock booster for a manual trans car from Ford.

    Regardless, that NPD MC is the shortest and smallest dual bowl that I've found on the market for our cars. The only one that might take up less space is the plastic reservoir one that recently became available (believe that CJPP sells it). So either of those are your best options!

    Hope that helps Kelly

  About Me

  • About Kelly_H
    Biography
    What can I say... I love fast cars, heavy metal, adventure, and living life large!
    Location
    Austin, TX!
    Occupation
    Paleontology Tech
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    Calamity Jane 1966 Modified Fastback - Driven semi-daily!
    Wrecked and rebuilt even better
    289 v8, 4-speed, 3.25 9" rear, goodies and stuff.

    See my travel blog here for my adventures: http://mapandamustang.blogspot.com/
    Over 50,000 miles of North American roads driven on road trips since 2014. More always in the works - stay tuned!

    When I show up at a car show and my car is covered in mud, it's probably because I drove 2000 miles to get there

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06-09-2019
10:07 PM - subpar63 mentioned Kelly_H in post 1969 Mach 1
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05-23-2019
08:15 PM - subpar63 mentioned Kelly_H in post Done!
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05-22-2019
08:12 AM - Huntingky mentioned Kelly_H in post Done!
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04-13-2019
06:39 PM - PA_cob mentioned Kelly_H in post Bluebonnett Cruise time
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03-30-2019
06:20 PM - Kelly_H mentioned gnsh in post Bluebonnett Cruise time
...event to Sunday??? gnsh (Greg) is also inter...
04:37 AM - gnsh mentioned Kelly_H in post Early 1965 fastback front suspension journey
...ools another VMFer Kelly_H helped me out here b...
03-25-2019
02:59 AM - PA_cob mentioned Kelly_H in post Suspension options
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03-13-2019
07:56 AM - HCodi mentioned Kelly_H in post Help with vacuum too high
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03-10-2019
11:29 PM - 69GT350H mentioned Kelly_H in post 1969 Shelby GT350 Hertz
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03-05-2019
04:02 PM - macstang mentioned Kelly_H in post Floppy rear valance
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02:02 AM - PA_cob mentioned Kelly_H in post Air cleaner doesn't fit
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02-24-2019
12:29 AM - PA_cob mentioned Kelly_H in post New found power
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01-20-2019
08:29 PM - 2nd 66 mentioned Kelly_H in post My Daughter Wants a '69 GT
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01-04-2019
11:52 AM - CJM68GT390 mentioned Kelly_H in post Unisteer R&P turning radius
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12-13-2018
10:38 AM - 1bad68cat mentioned Kelly_H in post Battery power/ground for Holley Sniper EFI
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10-16-2018
08:35 AM - 2nd 66 mentioned Kelly_H in post 14" to 15" Wheels
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10-01-2018
12:35 AM - Kelly_H mentioned Nailbender in post OH OH! this doesn't seem right! clutch issue!
...ant to consult with Nailbender , who I believe just...
09-19-2018
10:05 AM - Feethurt mentioned Kelly_H in post Winter rust repair and other work
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08-29-2018
01:41 PM - Alaric mentioned Kelly_H in post Congrats Calamity Jane - Nice WSJ article
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06-05-2019
02:12 PM - 66ryan quoted Kelly_H in post Got my TredWear on.
I've always been curious abo...
02:12 PM - Kelly_H quoted GT289 in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
In the strictest sense or ...
12:20 PM - GT289 quoted Kelly_H in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
Hmm, I guess I am not really...
09:55 AM - Kelly_H quoted dobrostang in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
Kelly- Speed of actuation and ...
09:55 AM - Kelly_H quoted GT289 in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
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07:13 AM - dobrostang quoted Kelly_H in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
So second question then - wh...
06-04-2019
11:43 PM - GT289 quoted Kelly_H in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
So second question then - wh...
09:17 PM - Kelly_H quoted GT289 in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
YES! The residuals will k...
09:17 PM - Kelly_H quoted CHOCK in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
YES! The residuals will k...
12:40 PM - 1ofAMillion+ quoted Kelly_H in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
1) What is the function/purp...
11:03 AM - BlakeTX quoted Kelly_H in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
Having read this thread, I n...
10:48 AM - degins quoted Kelly_H in post Rear brakes locking up after front disc conversion
Having read this thread, I n...
05-31-2019
06:26 PM - Kelly_H quoted bmcgc in post What in the cornbread he** ?
Why would you be happy tha...
05-29-2019
11:05 PM - Kelly_H quoted New2me in post suspension upgrades
I disagree completely. The ...
05-13-2019
08:59 AM - Huskinhano quoted Kelly_H in post Opinion/Experience with Eaton Leaf Springs!?
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12:04 AM - Turnall quoted Kelly_H in post Had a water pump fail.
Unfortunately the Flowkooler...
05-03-2019
10:24 PM - zray quoted Kelly_H in post Review: ACC mass-back vs. "standard" carpet
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04-24-2019
08:34 PM - Klutch quoted Kelly_H in post Deleted Posts
08:20 PM - Klutch quoted Kelly_H in post Looking for a thicker intake gasket
I've got a nice new intake t...
04-22-2019
10:40 PM - Turnall quoted Kelly_H in post Looking for a thicker intake gasket
I came out with 0.060" clear...

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