67 Super Snake Project

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  1. 67FBack

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    More Fiberglass Mock Up

    I Mocked up the upper side scoops, lower side scoops and rear fender flares:

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    Trunk Fiberglass

    I am happy with the fit of the trunk lid. Unique Performance fiberglass is pretty good. I have been told that you can expect a lot of issues with fiberglass. Fitment without any work is not bad. However, this is only a mock up. I am going to get the fit a lot closer.

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    Any updates?
    Whats it like working with the glass products? I'm planning on doing the shelby rear deck and endcaps. Dont' know if I'm going to do the shelby-type tail lights though. There is another offering for the Shelby tail lights out there that is a true bolt on with LED lights. I might go that route just in case I want to go back to my original tail lights. I also want to do the upper and lower scoops. But I don't like the upper scoops that are used by UP. I like the real Shelby uppers because they have the flow through design that actually work in sucking air out of the interior of the car. And I would like the lower scoops to be functional. I have mixed feelings on the fender flares. They look good but I don't want to have to mess with fitting them and blending them in to look right. Seems like a lot of work. And I have enough of that already. I also like the Shelby hood, which is probably what I'm going to use. More power to you though in taking all of this on!:nice:
    Keep us posted on further developments.
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    DOH!
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    I feel like my youngest daughter when she is running through the house with her head down. Sometimes you need to look where you are going!!!

    Well, I didn't. Now I have the left taillight where the right one should go, etc. I can't believe that I could screw up this bad.

    I will remove them and see if I can possibly just add some fiberglass and recut the holes.

    Or I could just leave it alone. Makes the car look mad :mad: :mad: LOL
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    Still looking for 68 hinges:

    Trap door hinges? I have a set of 68 trap door hinges.
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    Thanks, but I meant trunk lid hinges.
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    Rear Coilover Installation

    Got the coilover rear end home.

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    After carefully measuring, I tack welded it in place. Loosened all the bolts, measured again, and then finished the welding. I also installed side mounting plates to give additional strength.

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    Differential, Torque Arm & Sub Frame Brace

    Installed the Currie 3.25:1 differential, torque arm, and the weld in side subframe braces.

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    Did you have any issuses getting the subframes to sit flush? Your project looks nice, and is making great progress.
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    Subframe Fitment

    Yes, but not much. The passenger side rear wanted to go to the outside about 1/2". The driver side was alot closer. But a little hammer action and the weld joints came within 1/16". With these old mustangs, and the manufacturing processes, nothing is going to be perfect :rolleyes:. We would like everything to fit :shrug: , but it is not :nono: going to happen. Ha
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    Looking awesome Richard, thanks for the updates.

    3.25:1 gears though? You're going with an overdrive trans right?
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    With 750HP and 3.25's sounds like a VERY FAST Machine
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    Looking great.. I've seen the Unique rear suspension in a 68 by Leonard Compton.. they do look great and I understand they ride nice as well.

    Very nice project - love the udpates and pics.

    -Stephen
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    I would have preferred the Tremec 6 speed, but I understand that their 5 speed will handle more HP. The OD is either .64 or .68.

    And thanks.
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    Got the chance to install the X Brace, Rear Shelby 12" brakes and lines, UP front coilover suspension and Shelby 13" front brakes. Wow, a lot more work behind the scenes that is not mentioned.

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    Awesome......simply awesome....I wish I had the time and money to do that!


    John
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    Yeah. Time and money... very nice! You have both or really messed up prioreties. hehe. Keep up the good work.
    Kevin
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    Priorities? What is more important :crazy: :crazy: :crazy: :crazy:
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    I got out the TCP Power Rack & Pinion, Baer Bump Steer kit, and installed them.

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    As if that weren't enough for the day, I dropped the car to the ground, removed the new wheels, put on the old ones. Then I rehung the doors with new hinges. After that I loosely hung the fiberglass on front.

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