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Old 11-11-2004, 01:45 PM
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67 mustang body work

ok well i have a 67 stang that i abused for about 2 years now and it pretty much gave up on me now and its time to restore it. im planning on doing the body work then once its straight im gonna install the motor and such since its a unibody car and i need to fix the front clip. First question i have is im starting from the front end forward so what primer am i going to need to seal up front clip after i sandblaster the engine bay. Im going to have to do some welding to install a new radiator support so im not sure how i should start on this restoration.

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To begin with I suggest you read the FAQ topics in this forum. If you have specific questions that come to mind after you have digested that information feel free to ask.

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Centerline has a point
but in the engine bay what I did to my stangs is blast than spray a nice two coats of epoxy-matches factory real good. That way its a one step and your done.
There are different blacks of epoxy so have the jobber pop the lid and look. Omni may be brown compared to PPG.
I don't know, just using as example
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Stangman-I have been restoring my 64-1/2 coupe for the last few months(my second 64-1/2)and I discovered recently that all parts suppliers are not the same. If you have to buy any body parts BE CAREFUL! I bought the supposedly better quality floor pans,fender aprons and frame rails from one well known supplier(Mustangs Unlimited) and what I received was just plain junk! The pans were ribbed wrong, The frame rails were a full 1/8" too narrow and so would not fit right and the fender aprons were not even close to the originals in appearance. In the end I wound up scrapping most of this junk and buying again from another outfit. The parts I bought this time were made by a company called AMERICAN DESIGNERS and this time I received much better quality parts as they are thicker,have the right shape and they FIT! I bought the good parts from NPD but I think some others(but not all)sell this same brand so be sure and ask because the imported parts are more trouble than they are worth. In fairness to Mustangs Unlimited they were willing to refund my money but in my opinion they should not sell junk like this in the first place.
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