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  1. da Bat... the bat message phone ringing :D

    da Bat... the bat message phone ringing :D
  2. Thread: Daily Driven

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    If you want to have your car as a daily driver...

    If you want to have your car as a daily driver you have to give up that;
    1) chips in that paint are going to be part of the ride!
    2) you will get caught in the rain - often! You can't put the...
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    I had been thinking about Forte's throttle...

    I had been thinking about Forte's throttle linkage. On the Mark I's the space on the driver side in the engine compartment is so tight I was not sure I could I could install the linkage unless I...
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    Been working - mostly at night and some weekends...

    Been working - mostly at night and some weekends changing from a single carb to a dual carb. That's the easy part - putting the intake and carb on the engine. Next came, the distributor issue. My...
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    I know of an east coast guy that might consider...

    I know of an east coast guy that might consider driving out... if the plans for the "event" firm up. I think the ol'Mark I still has a few more miles in her!
  6. The most "dificult" part to changing over to coil...

    The most "dificult" part to changing over to coil overs on the Mark I's is drilling the rear upper hole for the coilover shocks! I bought a 90 degree adapter and then cut down a drill bit, to fit up...
  7. :) Been there and did that on my Mark 1 based on...

    :) Been there and did that on my Mark 1 based on a 1990 GT donor - 3 link, coil overs - best upgrade for drive and ride! You may consider replacing the lower front control arms from the Mustang to...
  8. Now that kool and I have a spare set! will have...

    Now that kool and I have a spare set! will have to insert them into the man cave room... enter at your own risk! :)
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    I have a bag of the hardware for FFR sun visors...

    I have a bag of the hardware for FFR sun visors and a few extra brackets. If you can measure the bracket length, that extends out from the windscreen frame, I'll compare that to the ones I have. If...
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    which screw do you need? The one attaching the...

    which screw do you need? The one attaching the bracket to the windscreen frame or the screw that attaches the sun visor to the frame? I have spares - just send me a IM with your address and I'll...
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    After hours of measuring and being sure I have...

    After hours of measuring and being sure I have the right placement of the front Whitby channels into the APE hard top, we'll be doing a trial fitting this weekend.
    101181 101182
    For now I'm...
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    ya know I might try that - with white tape and...

    ya know I might try that - with white tape and see if that works, for now. Good idea!
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    Winter Projects

    I have three projects I'm working on.
    I'm almost done installing the APE hardtop now even though I really like the design of the hard top Mike Forte is considering bring to the US from England. But...
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    I'm in the southern tier of NYS not much over 90...

    I'm in the southern tier of NYS not much over 90 miles and do drive down that way to visit family.
    Will have to stop by on one of the trips down!
  15. got a pair

    got a pair
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    This is the additional vette hardware I was...

    This is the additional vette hardware I was looking at BUT not sure I'm willing to pay out that much for polished and shinny!
    ...
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    Here are some pictures of what I'm working on for...

    Here are some pictures of what I'm working on for the Hardtop install.
    After I looked at the design of the early vette hardtop install, that Craig mentioned, I'm using what I did not know I had...
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    Craig, yes am doing a mixed of the vette top...

    Craig, yes am doing a mixed of the vette top hardware install with using the Whitby ferrels in the body that are used for the soft top but are threaded in the bottom of them. So I can thread in a...
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    APE OEM Hardtop Dicoment

    Here is a link for the OEM APE Hardtop install

    http://rbutton.com/files/data/APEHardtop.pdf

    Steve - NC is in the plans for this summer and as Philip notes above planning the trips has become...
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    Greg, I'm working on a slightly different...

    Greg,
    I'm working on a slightly different install. In the front using the same basic process that you would use for the softtop. I also have the directions for the original design APE hard top...
  21. I'm still looking for the windscreen chrome...

    I'm still looking for the windscreen chrome arms... FFR does not have any I checked.
    Maybe someone ordered a windscreen with all the hardware and has the frame arms laying around.
    I can get a...
  22. I'll be over to the Glen for the event! If you...

    I'll be over to the Glen for the event! If you come up will try and meet up with you!
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    It's very difficult to stay on course and build a...

    It's very difficult to stay on course and build a "stock" FFR expecially as you read articles here on this forum. I had the avantage of not having this forum around when I built my "stock" FFR Mark...
  24. Joe, Do you still have the MSD 8582 two-wire...

    Joe,
    Do you still have the
    MSD 8582 two-wire dizzy?
    I have a new manual rack that I picked up with a lot of other parts from someone. Interested in a trade?
  25. FOR SALE: 2 Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3 Tires SOLD

    I have a pair of tires with about 5,000 miles on them
    275 /40ZR17, Radial, 98 Load Range, Y Speed Rated, Blackwall
    The tires were my rear tires.
    They are the best tires in the rain and perform...
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