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    So, I've been chipping away at my to-do list on the 82. Installed the sun visors:


    Next up was the radio. Someone hacked the dash:

    But the harness was in tact. I had in my stash an AM/FM radio from an early Aero car. So I used it with a custom / modified dash bezel:

    Using a factory radio allows me to also use use factory connectors. I only needed to add a constant power and ground connection to get this radio to work.

    Then I finished installing the rest of the dash (pad and gauge bezel)



    I need to refinish the steering wheel spokes and get the center cover back on.
    1979 Indy Pace Car Mustang 302 / 5spd
    1982 Mustang GT T-Top 302 / 4spd
    1986 SVO Mustang - 1C

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    Nice! I love a fresh interior!
    Brad

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZephyrEFI View Post
    Nice! I love a fresh interior!
    Me too! Looks great Joe!

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    Interior looks great! What will be your process to refinish the steering wheel/spokes?
    Mark

    1986 GT Hatchback (2R): 5spd, TFS FAC 170s, TFS Stage 2 Cam, Vortech SQ S-Trim, MM Suspension, SN95 5-lug conversion w/Fox 5-lug rear axles, 3.73's, '99 Cobra wheels, 13" / 11.65" brakes, AFM PMS Series IV
    Future mods: Ford Strokers Dart SHP 363, TFS 11R 205 heads, TFS-R long runner intake, Vortech T-Trim upgrade

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    ^^^ Thanks all!

    Good question Mark. I'll pull it out and just sand just the metal part of of the steering wheel and simply repaint in semi-gloss black. The outer leather-like part of the wheel is still in good condition. I have the center cover, just need to glue all the layers back together.
    Quote Originally Posted by Quikk86 View Post
    Interior looks great! What will be your process to refinish the steering wheel/spokes?
    Still chipping away at some of the smaller projects. Since this car has the rear wiper option, it uses a cover under the hatch to hide the wiper mechanism. Tonight was clean / scuff / paint this cover:



    Also cleaned up and painted the lug wrench (Ford engine gray paint)


    JT
    1979 Indy Pace Car Mustang 302 / 5spd
    1982 Mustang GT T-Top 302 / 4spd
    1986 SVO Mustang - 1C

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    The car is looking great Joe.

    The wiper cover turned out pretty sweet it looks like.

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    Picked up a proper key ring for The Rotter, time to ditch the zip tie....
    1979 Indy Pace Car Mustang 302 / 5spd
    1982 Mustang GT T-Top 302 / 4spd
    1986 SVO Mustang - 1C

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