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  • Coming along nicely.
    '70 Mach 1 - '72 Sprint - '94 F-150 XL -'97 E-150 - '05 Sable LS
    My Mach's restoration progress
    My Sprint's restoration progress
    It is much more effective to teach people how to swim than to try to dry all the world oceans.

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    • Brian finished wet sanding the fenders next week time for buffing.

      Rusty Gillis

      Gillis Performance Restorations
      727-847-7973
      www.gillisrestorations.com

      Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
      Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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      • Brian finished buffing the fenders and hood and has them on the car. Waiting to finish the grille panel and front bumper.







        Rusty Gillis

        Gillis Performance Restorations
        727-847-7973
        www.gillisrestorations.com

        Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
        Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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        • Not sure what I did wrong yesterday but here are the photos





          Rusty Gillis

          Gillis Performance Restorations
          727-847-7973
          www.gillisrestorations.com

          Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
          Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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          • I dont see anything wrong on the pictures, looks slick !
            34 FORD coupe...Cleveland POWERED

            it`s nice to be important but it is more important to be nice.

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            • I had hurt my back over the weekend so Monday instead of doing a lot of sanding I tried to update a few projects on different forums and for some reason Tuesday all the photos were gone??
              Rusty Gillis

              Gillis Performance Restorations
              727-847-7973
              www.gillisrestorations.com

              Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
              Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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              • Rusty, the car looks GREAT. Love the color.
                Mike & Robin Grentus
                69 Mustang Coupe (project & future toy)
                08 Escape 4X4 (spare)
                00 Ranger Extd Cab 4X4 (my DD)
                99 Explorer Sport (wife's DD)
                14 Kawasaki Vulcan (wife's toy)
                M&M Member #- 890
                MCA #- 4549
                My 69 Coupe build album
                http://www.newyorkmustangs.com/forum...cs-t15096.html

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                • INSPIRING Thanks for the look see but I have to go and make my own projects pretty now.

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                  • We were moving cars around and I thought it was a good time for a couple of photos while it was outside.





                    Rusty Gillis

                    Gillis Performance Restorations
                    727-847-7973
                    www.gillisrestorations.com

                    Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
                    Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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                    • I made a little progress on the Mustang II project. I have the gas tank installed







                      Rusty Gillis

                      Gillis Performance Restorations
                      727-847-7973
                      www.gillisrestorations.com

                      Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
                      Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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                      • I modified fuel filler tubes from an Eleanor project that we didn't use to fit the II



                        Epoxy primed











                        Rusty Gillis

                        Gillis Performance Restorations
                        727-847-7973
                        www.gillisrestorations.com

                        Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
                        Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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                        • Front sway bar installed



                          Rear brakes left over from a Wilwood upgrade on another project



                          Gas cap





                          Rusty Gillis

                          Gillis Performance Restorations
                          727-847-7973
                          www.gillisrestorations.com

                          Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
                          Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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                          • I just traded a C6 transmission and converter that was used in my race car (now use a C4 behind the 428 CJ) for this 302 that has very few hours on it to install in my Mustang II

                            Rusty Gillis

                            Gillis Performance Restorations
                            727-847-7973
                            www.gillisrestorations.com

                            Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
                            Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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                            • Today the 302 was dropped off at the shop It was in a Mustang that was upgraded to a 427 small block.





                              Rusty Gillis

                              Gillis Performance Restorations
                              727-847-7973
                              www.gillisrestorations.com

                              Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
                              Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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                              • Looks new







                                I need to order a flex plate for the AOD. I'm also going to replace the water pump, harmonic balancer, fuel pump, intake and valve covers plus the correct oil pan for the Mustang II.

                                Now I need to get busy installing brake lines and fuel line before I install the engine.

                                Rusty Gillis

                                Gillis Performance Restorations
                                727-847-7973
                                www.gillisrestorations.com

                                Former NHRA SS/GA Record Holder 1969 Mustang
                                Former NHRA SS/FA Record Holder 1968 Mustang

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