1968 DOHC 4.6 Coupe Project

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    The body was wet sanded with 1000,1500,2000,2500.

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    One side is buffed still needs to be polished

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    Brian is polishing the body so we can get the sheetmetal back on. It takes up a lot of room in the shop when you have everything on stands.

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    The car is stunning!!
     
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    We have the doors, deck lid and taillights installed.

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    The rear bumper was wet sanded now Brian is buffing

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    The back of the car is finished

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    I took a couple of pictures outside before we test fit the engine.

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    thats pretty! that big hole under the intake, is perfect fore rat nest.
    i have to pull them out of my 2000 f150 every now and then.
     
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    Over the weekend we fit a few things on the engine and installed the AOD transmission.

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    I like the subframe connectors, did you fab them or get them from a supplier?
     
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    I bought those a long time ago from Chassis Engineering
     
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    I got a set of Flowtech headers for a 96 Mustang they fit the right side great

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    One pipe fits the left side the rest we will have to make because of the steering and they hit the frame.

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    Jared (Current Performance Wiring) has a shop close to mine said he could build the header but thought he had a lot of 1 5/8" bends but only had enough to build one tube today.

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    The headers are finished I will get them coated later

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    Ready for the Mustang Club of Tampa's annual car show tomorrow.

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    I love how you have a 4.6l in there....and still have room! Cutting out those shock towers adds a lot of room. I just cut mine out today for a 351c. I love this build! Will be watching.

    BTW, what is your opinion on the R&C kits? I am installing one at the moment.
     
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    I'm very happy with Rod & Custom kits I think they are the easiest to install we have finished three and have one under construction.
     
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    Love this build! Well done. Did you post build threads for the other RC installs?
     
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