skunk21's project thread

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by skunk21, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. skunk21

    skunk21 Active Member

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    Got the rear bumper stripped down for the most part need to get the paint out of the embossed mustang letters. I also started to sand down the primer on the skirts to get them ready for paint. going to start on the under side of the hood next week. 1 guy is out on vaca and the shop is loaded with work so I'll be up there working on it alot to get it out the door buy the end of the month...hopefully. I'll never really **** though for how long it's taking considering what my buddy is charging me and how detailed of a job we are doing.

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    you officially have the drivers side door and side skirt off my fox haha, congrats
     
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    LOL. yeah Josh told me it was your car. sorry man she was really a nice one minus the pass. side damage. she lives on though :nice:. I started to strip the underside of the hood. crazy the amount of slight surface rust under the seam sealer that was not lifted! it was still bonded to the hood, just like the hatch. going to finish getting it all out and sandblast and get it primed. hitting all this little stuff is seems more time consuming than all the big stuff was :D. I'm heading up tomorrow so I'll grab some more pics.
     
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    recent pics..

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    I posted that I made some shims for the hatch so I could improve the alignment of the lines and get some adjustment side to side. I was able to get it pretty flush with the roof and even it out on the sides

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    I elongated the holes for the fog lights since there really isn't any side to side adjustment. The d/s fog light wasn't centered in the hole of the bumper now I can adjust them to get them even looking.

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    underside of the hood stripped, sealed and painted.

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    We painted the top section of the engine bay and let the overspray fall down inside. I'm doing this for now to hold me over for few years until I do my motor build then I'll finish the engine bay then. It will be 90% done until that day comes :rolleyes:

    That's it for now will post up more when I get more done
     
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    Where did you get all the stuff to do the door panels?
    Mine are hurting.
    I cut the map pockets off with a razor knife years ago, they kept getting caught in the door.

    Is it a full kit?

    Did you get them back on the car where they look and feel like they are fully connected?
    I never seem to be able to get all the edges perfect.
     
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    Shaolin Crane Banned

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    nice, our cars look similar right now :( i want my parts back
     
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    I got the map pocket deletes from 50resto, the kit comes wth everything to install them. I also picked up new door panel clips so hopefully when I get the car back and install them they will snap back on nice. The pockets are really easy to do. once you have the panels off there are tabs on the back side that are bent over to hold them in. just straighten them and the pocket pulls out, line up the new map pockets tabs, slide the holders on and bend them over and lock them in..done. A couple of the holes in the holders didn't line up perfect so I couldn't get a tight fit. I drilled a new hole in it and it worked perfect.
     
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    recent update. moved it around, finished blocking it and fixed a couple of low spots on the hood that I noticed. I think something was laid on it but no one knows :shrug:. It's ready for paint and should get color tomorrow or wensday for sure.

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  9. Mustang5L5

    Mustang5L5 Car used in adult film "Highway Gangbang-InDaButt"
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    Nice....I gist can't wait to drool per the final product
     
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    you aint the only one. By the time it's on the road it will be close to a year since I started this phase. I've been going nuts even more so due to the great summer we have had, such great driving weather this year.
     
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    coming along going to be perfect when its done great job thus far
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    car is painted !

    The stang now has color on it. It came out really nice, and pics don't do it justice. next up is a color sand and buff + finish painting the other parts. it's on it's way now :nice:

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    Your car is coming along nicely, great work.
     
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    bastage, i wanted white lol
     
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    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    Looking good :nice:
     
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    The car looks really, really good! It must feel good to finally have a coat of paint on her, huh?
     
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    awesome!
     
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    It sure does, still has plenty to go but with color on it it feels like its getting closer to the end.
     
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    I haven't been up to the shop yet I'll be heading up this week for a check in but I did get some parts for it that came in.

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    NOS upper door mouldings & dew wipes

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    OEM NOS Hella fogs. LRS doesn't offer them any more only repops. I also found out hella killed this line so inventory is getting really low. I got set of spare lenses also just in case for the future.

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    Brand new never used NOS cargo shade :nice:

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    MMS brake hose kit.

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    more oem items to finish it off. door handles and lock set. new black locks will looks nice against the brand new paint.
     
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