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    What have you fabricated on your car that your most proud of?

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    FEP Power Member Hemlock's Avatar
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    Through floor sub frame connectors, came out pretty decent!

    Robert
    1984 RS 347 Capri, To many car parts to list, check out my car build page here for the story on my car and a full parts list/setup!:

    My RS in Action

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    I've made a fair number of sheet metal mounting brackets for various things. Cooling fan, ECM, parking brake cables, electronic components, etc. I guess I'm proud of them because I have ZERO metal working tools, and do not weld. It's just me and a vice, the side of my workbench, and I've made EXTENSIVE use of my air powered cut-off tool. Oh, and BFH.
    Brad

    '79 Mercury Zephyr ES 5.0L GT40 EFI T-5 (Mustang LWB)
    '17 Ford Transit Connect Titanium LWB
    '14 Ford Fusion SE Manual

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    I fabricated a ton of stuff on my car, but the aluminum interior is the most showy part.

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    Not my capri but this is my 69 falcon gt coupe that i built to look like the aussie falcon which ford never built as a coupe
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    1986 Capri 5.0 Silver/Red
    1969 Falcon XW GTHO coupe
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    4th. 1981 Capri "White" Black Magic I6
    3rd. 1984 Capri RS V8 Black/grey
    2nd. 1984 Capri RS V8 White/red
    1st. 1984 SVO Grey/grey (traded it for a worn out 1970 BOSS 302)
    Both '84 Capri's vin# were 10 away from each other

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    I made the oil pan on the 400 in my Black Magic. I also shortened the driveshaft on it.
    Dave

    If common sense was common wouldn't it just be sense?

    1983 Capri L T top 5.0 efi aod
    1983 Capri RS Turbo
    1981 Black Magic 400 c6
    93 F-250 351 5sp 4x4

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    Building the manifold, making a pulley system, and modifying a Shelby mustang's blower to fit a 351w block. All nice and low, almost fits under a stock hood.

    Jess
    Previously owned;
    1979 Mustang, v6 swapped to EFI 393, custom installed m122 blower, 4r70w trans, Megasquirt II, T-top swaped in.
    1990 Mustang, 545 BBF, C-4 with brake, ladder bars.
    1983 Mustang, 1984 SVO Mustang
    1984 Mustang convertible, v6 swapped to 351
    1986 Mustang GT, 1989 Mustang GT convertible
    1992 Mustang coupe, 4 swapped to 302

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mustang-junky View Post

    Building the manifold, making a pulley system, and modifying a Shelby mustang's blower to fit a 351w block. All nice and low, almost fits under a stock hood.

    Jess
    WOW!

    Mike
    1985 ascMcLaren 5.0 SC Roadster
    My '78 Fairmont build - http://vb.foureyedpride.com/showthre...539-78-Big-Red

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    That supercharger looks like it came from the factory. That is one thing amazing job.

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    I fabricated a wire harness that ties the '98 Mod Motor under hood wiring to an '88 dash and what little of the original wiring remaining in the '79 car. It's about 7 feet long, reaching from one kick panel, across the dash, and down to the other kick panel. I also added provision for power windows, power mirrors, and power door locks. The best - or most amazing - part was when I plugged it in, everything worked!

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    I fabricated stories of races won.....
    Tony

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    Quote Originally Posted by NAVYCAT View Post
    Not my capri but this is my 69 falcon gt coupe that i built to look like the aussie falcon which ford never built as a coupe
    1985 Mercury Marquis LTS... "The Unicorn"
    1978 Fairmont... 306 and a C4.

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    The bypass-return contraption I created for about 10 bucks with a trip down the plumbing aisle, in order to reduce the ~9psi from the swapped-in "low pressure" in-tank electric fuel pump (previously a 1986 high pressure pump/system) down to a carburetor-friendly 5-6psi.




    The pressure being no-nonsense reduced and consistent by the small restriction threaded within (therefore adjustable) the bottom return fuel barb that's connected with the car's original fuel return line to the tank. Cool steady pressure fuel all the times makes Mustang a happy camper.





    Mike
    1986 Mustang convertible 3.8L ---> BUILD THREAD
    1983 Mercury Cougar 3.8L LS
    1986 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L ELAN
    1966 Ford Fairlane sedan 200-6
    1966 Ford Fairlane GT (390ci 4spd)
    1981 Mercury Marquis Brougham
    1980 Capri RS Turbo
    1971 Mustang Fastback
    1974 Pontiac Luxury LeMans

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    I'm working on putting an aftermarket radio in the glovebox of my wife's 67 cougar. Sounds easy enough. Not so much though.

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    I didn't really fabricate these but I modified them to be used for what I needed. The factory 3" dash speakers now contain my Kenwood 1" tweeters inside them. This means that I didn't have to fabricate my own brackets to mount them. From this:

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    Pete

    1979 Mustang Cobra
    347/T-5/4.30's
    420 rwhp/380 rwt (New Motor)
    11.49 @ 121.86
    306/T-5/4.30's (Old Motor)
    307 rwhp/278 rwt
    12.38 @ 111.38


    1989 Mustang LX
    302/T-5/3.73's
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    14.66 @ 95.63

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    To this:

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    Pete

    1979 Mustang Cobra
    347/T-5/4.30's
    420 rwhp/380 rwt (New Motor)
    11.49 @ 121.86
    306/T-5/4.30's (Old Motor)
    307 rwhp/278 rwt
    12.38 @ 111.38


    1989 Mustang LX
    302/T-5/3.73's
    Daily Driver
    14.66 @ 95.63

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    I also fabricated this throttle bracket for my 306 dual quad motor out of plywood by cutting, molding, and shaping it to the way I wanted it. I mounted it and tried it out, then took it to the machine shop next door to where I work and they recreated it out of aluminum. The aluminum piece that actually holds the throttle cable that moves in the slide hole is actually on my 347 stroker motor at the moment (I switch it from motor to motor, depending on which one is in the car at that time).

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    Pete

    1979 Mustang Cobra
    347/T-5/4.30's
    420 rwhp/380 rwt (New Motor)
    11.49 @ 121.86
    306/T-5/4.30's (Old Motor)
    307 rwhp/278 rwt
    12.38 @ 111.38


    1989 Mustang LX
    302/T-5/3.73's
    Daily Driver
    14.66 @ 95.63

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    You all have a lot of talent. Be proud
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    Quote Originally Posted by flinfantryrebel View Post
    I fabricated stories of races won.....
    Funny, love your imagination!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hissing Cobra View Post
    I also fabricated this throttle bracket for my 306 dual quad motor out of plywood by cutting, molding, and shaping it to the way I wanted it. I mounted it and tried it out, then took it to the machine shop next door to where I work and they recreated it out of aluminum. The aluminum piece that actually holds the throttle cable that moves in the slide hole is actually on my 347 stroker motor at the moment (I switch it from motor to motor, depending on which one is in the car at that time).

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    very cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hissing Cobra View Post
    I didn't really fabricate these but I modified them to be used for what I needed. The factory 3" dash speakers now contain my Kenwood 1" tweeters inside them. This means that I didn't have to fabricate my own brackets to mount them. From this:

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    very good. Love the reuse of things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walking-Tall View Post
    The bypass-return contraption I created for about 10 bucks with a trip down the plumbing aisle, in order to reduce the ~9psi from the swapped-in "low pressure" in-tank electric fuel pump (previously a 1986 high pressure pump/system) down to a carburetor-friendly 5-6psi.




    The pressure being no-nonsense reduced and consistent by the small restriction threaded within (therefore adjustable) the bottom return fuel barb that's connected with the car's original fuel return line to the tank. Cool steady pressure fuel all the times makes Mustang a happy camper.





    awesome!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FuturaGuy View Post
    I fabricated a wire harness that ties the '98 Mod Motor under hood wiring to an '88 dash and what little of the original wiring remaining in the '79 car. It's about 7 feet long, reaching from one kick panel, across the dash, and down to the other kick panel. I also added provision for power windows, power mirrors, and power door locks. The best - or most amazing - part was when I plugged it in, everything worked!
    wiring is one I always cringe on. Not that it stops me, just makes me do a little more thinking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mustang-junky View Post
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    Building the manifold, making a pulley system, and modifying a Shelby mustang's blower to fit a 351w block. All nice and low, almost fits under a stock hood.

    Jess
    Nice!! Love it

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    Quote Originally Posted by NAVYCAT View Post
    Not my capri but this is my 69 falcon gt coupe that i built to look like the aussie falcon which ford never built as a coupe
    I like! Different is always cool in my book

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