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    moparagogo New Member

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    Well, been working on this gem for a few months.

    Recent paint . 64 mercury grill .
    Lowered . shaved handles.
    Last week I made a headliner for it. And started putting the t bird interior in.

    Hope to soon pull the 400 &727 and install the 318 & 5 speed ..


    Looking for some fast top interior panels in decent shape.
    A 60-62 imperial or 63-64 new yorker steering wheel. " square one"
    And a set of late 70s chrysler aluminum wheels.. "the solid dish ones "

    Located near pittsburgh pa
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  2. live4theking

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    It will be interesting to see your progress. The purist will cringe.
     
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    i love the tbird interior...what sort of issues do you see arising on installing it?
     
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    Telling people the car isn't a Thunderbird. :lol:
     
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    im serious...it looks like it fits in pretty well...bottom seems raised a bit in the front, but otherwise the rest is looking pretty stable and like it fits well.
     
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    1966 interior? going to put in the console too?
     
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    LocuMob Fluid Technician with a hat FCBO Gold Member

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    I agree, but I figured that most people will confuse it with another car, especially if the interior is T-bird labeled. The front if the rear seat does seem a little high, but if it's still stock, it fits surprisingly well.
     
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    The seat bottom doesn't meet the floor well. Plan to remove the bottom of the factory seat and weld it in so it fits properly.
    The seat back, armrest and filler seem like they should fit with little work.
     
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  9. moparagogo

    moparagogo New Member

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    I'm probably going to use the console out of my 68 sport fury. . When I put the 318 and nv3500 in.
     
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  10. moparagogo

    moparagogo New Member

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    Nobody knew what it was before.
    Surely they will have no idea now..
     
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  11. moparagogo

    moparagogo New Member

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    Landed some trim today.

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  12. moparagogo

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    Also swapped the 3.23 sure grip for a 2.76 one legger. Hopefully Monday we will be painting the top.
     
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    Fratzog Old Man with a Hat

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    It won't take very long and people will be all over you for that suregrip. I'm one of the purists mentioned above but still like what your are doing. Late to this thread but will continue to monitor it.
     
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    LocuMob Fluid Technician with a hat FCBO Gold Member

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    What ya doing with the sure grip? I'm one of those who will (is) jump(ing) all over that.
     
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    It's just going to sit in the garage.
    I have two 3.23 and one 3.91 sure grips laying around.
    But i still have projects waiting..
    If i decide to sell one or all.
    I will message you.
     
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    LocuMob Fluid Technician with a hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Very cool.
     
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    Beginning the lace roof.

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  18. moparagogo

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    Clear tomorrow...

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    Love it!
     
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    This paint is going to be exciting
     
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