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Old 04-25-2022, 09:16 AM   #41
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Well the last few weeks have been fun, we got zapped by lightning and I lost most of my computer gear. Just now getting back up and running with a new video card, monitor, network card, and I still have to buy a new wacom tablet because it's dead too. But I'm back to editing video and working on the cars. I am in love with my new monitor.


As for the t-bird, I finally did a full rust search and got under the car for the first time. Holy crap was I surprised to fund no rust under the car. There is the one rusty spot on the drivers side rear quarter, but literally no where else.


only thing that I found that I don't like under the car is that the exhaust is one piece from the down pipes t the tail pipes. That's going to suck when I pull the trans. The rally car was the same way. But the good news is I can finally actually get to work on this car. I can't wait to get it painted and on the new wheels and tires I'm ordering.
here's my inspiration.



I can't wait to get it on Texas Motor Speedway.
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Old 04-28-2022, 02:21 PM   #42
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Nice!!
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Old 04-28-2022, 02:47 PM   #43
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That's going to be sweet, but you're missing a prime opportunity here.

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Old 04-28-2022, 07:16 PM   #44
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That's going to be sweet, but you're missing a prime opportunity here.

thought about it, but it will only be funny for a little while. not worth it.
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Old 04-29-2022, 06:26 AM   #45
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Negative... that will never not be funny.
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Old 04-29-2022, 12:05 PM   #46
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lol @ Stroker Ace...
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Old 05-04-2022, 10:57 AM   #47
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as promised here's my new tbird video, with the skit that I hurt myself. I can't wait to hear what y'all think.

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Old 05-13-2022, 07:16 AM   #48
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wheels and tires are here! now I just need to 5 lug swap the car so I can test fit. From all my research this is as close as I'm going to get in a street tire to the size of a stockcar tire and wheel. 275/60/15 on a 15x10 wheel. I'm going to mount them black wall out and use a stencil to add the correct style lettering to the tires. The wheels will be painted red to go with the future paint. I'm all in on cutting the fenders and thinking I'm going to try and flair them myself. I'm picking up some fox mustang fenders to practice on.


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