1968 DOHC 4.6 Coupe Project

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    Super impressive work - keep the updates coming!
     
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    Thanks, you gave me a lot of bad ideas that I neither have the time or money for:nono:. Looks amazing:nice:
     
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    I thought I would take a picture outside before we tape the body and spray SPI bedliner on the floor and inside the trunk.

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    Rusty,

    I can't wait to see this coupe.
    I used to think my 65 was way better than any 68 till I saw this one. now I know what they can really look like, thanks!!
     
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    Love the shaved cowl....my 67 is hopefully getting some paint this weekend as well, it has some of the features of your 68 there, except for that bad-ass suspension you got, and those other subtle tricks you did to the car. The shaved drip rails are slick too. I caught hell for shaving my cowl, but screw-em
     
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    Brian taped off the complete car than sprayed a coat of epoxy than SPI bedliner on the trunk floor and interior floor.

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    Lining up the sheetmetal

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    It looks orange but it is bright red

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    It looks orange but it is bright red

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    wow, Rusty it's looking really sharp!!!! can't wait until you get it all done I'm interested to hear how you like that R&C rear 4 link in the car.
     
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    can't wait to see it all red! Awesome work
     
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    Sorry for the double post I kept on waiting and nothing happened so I tried again.
     
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    The car & gaps look awesome. Its going to be a sweet ride for sure. What engine & drivetrain is he going with? Also , have you decided on the engine management? Beautiful car, keep up the good work.
     
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    Still not sure on what engine I will be using. We still have a lot of work before I start installing an engine.
     
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    Rusty,
    I suggest an FE For Thee!:D Aluminum block and heads. Big inches + light weight = SCREAMIN'
    My $.02 & Your Big $$$$,:nice:
    Gene
     
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    I say paint the roof red to match the hood and deck lid, leave the flat black and go with it...the black and red looks awesome!


     
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    Nugget68 might be onto something!
     
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    Brian said if I painted the roof red it would match the new Boss 302. I know one thing it attracts a lot of attention at shows.
     
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    Saturday we went to the Mustang Club of Tampa's 30th annual car show. When we left the shop at 6:30 it was raining and finally stopped around 10:30. At first it looked like we would have a bad turn out but I was surprised when the weather cleared the cars kept rolling in.

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    I plan on using the stock grille and chrome trim so I modified the stone guard than bonded it to the Maier front end.

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