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  • 08-10-2018, 04:41
    legendlives
    Fox Mustang. 460BB. C6.
    That'd do it!
  • 07-10-2018, 09:00
    Kustom Jim
    Very nice! The mill looks very compact!



    I've never got past the cars in Grafitti and Bullit and the one ride compounded by watching Martin Bonner pound his high riding 55 Chevy round the streets of London I'd have to go modernish 55.

    Reality for me with very low outgoings and possible Spanish sojurn would be a 55 Chevy in a Troy Trepanier style with LS motor.

    This aint Troys work, just a nice car
  • 07-10-2018, 08:06
    weldtech
    I am currently building my future dailly driver. Here are the specs.
    Ground up resto of a 63 c10 swb fleetside
    1.chassis is standard apart from boxing in and tubular suspension arms
    2. Full air ride
    3. Power steering
    4. Front disc conversion
    5. Tuned ls1 on stand alone ecu
    6. 4l80e trans with ez tci controller with switchable auto or manual paddle shifting.
    7. Rear axle is fitted with 3.73 and eaton lsd
    9. Hidden towbar for pulling trailers and the caravan to shows.

  • 06-10-2018, 23:31
    Big Joe
    Quote Originally Posted by scottie View Post
    yeah its one of the easier one, not sure about the box though
    Hmmm 2.9 Cosworth added to shopping/wish list
  • 06-10-2018, 22:34
    scottie
    Quote Originally Posted by Big Joe View Post
    I keep looking at that but don't want to go auto, does the 2.9 ECU work ok stand alone or is it a drama? and can it mate to the 2.8 type 9?
    yeah its one of the easier one, not sure about the box though
  • 06-10-2018, 22:32
    Big Joe
    Quote Originally Posted by scottie View Post
    funny you should say that, i put a 2.9 efi auto in a mk3 zody, with all capri front suspension and rear axle, sold it to a meta who drove it all winter, he sold it to a guy from plymouth way who flew up to glasgow and drove it home, phoned my mate to tell him he had a brilliant drive home
    I keep looking at that but don't want to go auto, does the 2.9 ECU work ok stand alone or is it a drama? and can it mate to the 2.8 type 9?
  • 06-10-2018, 20:32
    scottie
    Quote Originally Posted by Big Joe View Post
    For me it would have to be a MK3 Z and it would get a Cologne V6 or maybe a not too wild Windsor V8 with 5 speed, Capri front suspension with PAS and Ford 8 inch on leaves with uprated shocks (**** I think I have used up my 8 points) so I will have to have all new windows and lose some sharp edges etc etc oh and I would fit air-con and electric windows.
    funny you should say that, i put a 2.9 efi auto in a mk3 zody, with all capri front suspension and rear axle, sold it to a meta who drove it all winter, he sold it to a guy from plymouth way who flew up to glasgow and drove it home, phoned my mate to tell him he had a brilliant drive home
  • 06-10-2018, 19:32
    hurtz
    Quote Originally Posted by stueeee View Post
    I built this up 20 something years ago. It had a 1300 Ital block and crank, Metro Turbo rods pistons and head, Ford type 9 gearbox, 3.9 CW & P, Dual circuit Disc brakes, fiddled with front suspension yada yada. Could easily keep up with modern traffic, reasonable fuel economy and generally quite practical. My now ex-wife took it when she left, I do miss the pickup.

    like the fact you miss the pick up more
  • 06-10-2018, 18:33
    brading
    Quote Originally Posted by chaley View Post
    I’d have either a ‘32 2 door woody with a 2.0 EcoBoost and 6 speed manual or a Falcon truck with the same running gear.

    Chaley
    The Falcon with the 2.0l and six speed sounds good. Got a soft spot for the Falcon.
  • 06-10-2018, 12:43
    Big Joe
    For me it would have to be a MK3 Z and it would get a Cologne V6 or maybe a not too wild Windsor V8 with 5 speed, Capri front suspension with PAS and Ford 8 inch on leaves with uprated shocks (**** I think I have used up my 8 points) so I will have to have all new windows and lose some sharp edges etc etc oh and I would fit air-con and electric windows.
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