Project "Face Off": 1980 Mercury Capri aero to four eye Progress Thread!

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by FrankenStang, Oct 1, 2008.


  1. fiveohwblow

    fiveohwblow Official Member

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    Damnit quit bringing me into chit! :fuss:

    Now, back to Lynn swinging and sticks and things :drool:
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    WOW, this was brought back from the dead. Any other updates Lynn? I didn't look that far back into the thread.
  3. FrankenStang

    FrankenStang Mustang Master

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    Not really, other than the car is sitting due to a bad fan clutch. :(
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    fiveohwblow Official Member

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    Who needs a fan in az anyways?!
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    FrankenStang Mustang Master

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    :lol::shrug:
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    Finally got a new fan clutch, fan AND new steering rack. God, I love my man. :drool:

    I still need to sand my hatch and 3-pc wing.
  7. FrankenStang

    FrankenStang Mustang Master

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    Car is sitting awaiting an alignment. :(

    ... and 5 lug conversion. :banana:
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    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    what wheels are you going to put on?
  9. FrankenStang

    FrankenStang Mustang Master

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    I've got some Tri Bars but, it's not a Stang so, I dunno...
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    smokin joe Founding Member

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    I like tri-bars, you could always modify the center caps to add a mercury emblem.
  11. FrankenStang

    FrankenStang Mustang Master

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    True that and my boyfriend is pretty good at stuff like that... :thinking:
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    Hey Lynn, this is Byron…I live up the street in east Mesa and part Mustangs out of my house. You came by and picked up a couple of things before (azfoxbody.com). I stumbled on to your thread and checked out your progress. Pretty cool! I really like the Capri noses too. Back when I lived in MT through ’93, virtually all I could find and afford were Capri 4 cylinders so I would buy them for $500 and swap in 289s, 302s, and 351Ws. Made for a lot of low budget fun cars.

    Everyone on here will probably beat me up for this, but back in ’90 a friend of mine had an ’81 Capri and I had an ’80 notch. We were getting them ready for paint at the same time and I noticed that the body lines looked the same so I swapped his hood and front cover for my hood and cover and we painted them as is. Here’s a pic of it.

    Beat me up if you want to, but I think the notch with the Capri nose rocks. I also put Capri tails on it painted to match.

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  13. FrankenStang

    FrankenStang Mustang Master

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    Byron!! I remember. :-D I won't beat you up over that. It was back on the 90's. Lol it DOES look good. :)
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    NIKwoaC 中國製造

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    Hell, I'd rock it!
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    That does look pretty good. As much as i like the Capri fenders on a Capri, i just don't like them on a coupe as much. The nose looks right at home though.
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    even this coupe? 80 coupe, came with no nose, and i had a 87 front end,and 84 carpi fenders... I wanted to buy the capri at the junkyard... They wouldn't let me... It was an 84 t-top, 5 spd, 5.0, tan interior... All that was left was the fenders and shell. All that to say, don't be mad that i took them for my coupe.
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    Not bad either. I never really thought of Capri fenders on a Mustang....
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    I know the picture sucks, but it's Mustang fenders still. Just the bumper cover, hood, and tail lights are Capri. Even the hood scoop is Mustang!
  19. FrankenStang

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    My son decided for me that I need to go back to blue (he's getting it when I croak. lol) . He was so ****ed at me and Dave for painting it black. I wish now that I would have just left the paint alone until I could afford a real paint job.
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    5 lug conversion on the front. \m/
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