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PostSubject: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:31 pm

Engine before


Engine now stroked to a 408 Cleveland


Day I bought it




Work being done




On the road but far from done.



Racing it/Enjoying it

First pass/v-12
Second Pass/Ford verses Chevy
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Thu Mar 11, 2010 2:11 pm

Nice shot of the seam between the roof and quarter panel. I wonder if Torinos and Cyclones share the same roof?

Have you done anything to the quarters yet?


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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:07 pm

No not yet, putting in HID lights & 3" w/ X pipe exhaust.
Rear quarters will be at the end after the drivetrain is all replace.
Go fast & safe first look good second & piss off Chevy guys with my pos.
Making a new dash panel & gauges, not into going back stock looking more the 1/4 mile look
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:41 pm

I think I would just have focused on driving mine and enjoying it if it weren't for the damage.

Used to drive it to work all the time when it was bashed in worse and I could just barely shut the driver's door.

There's nothing I haven't been able to fix so far, though, and I tend to believe the it's just a matter of time.

Need to get mine out of boneyard status to reliable and safe, then go from there. Thinking about everything you need to do all at once will drive you crazy. bounce
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sat Mar 13, 2010 11:38 pm

Got the HID lights in, will load up some pics at dark
Man I don't know how I drove this thing without these.
Put a set in my 99 F-150 too
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:21 pm

Here are some pics of the lights.

Regular lights on high beams


HID lights on low beams


Installed gauges where the A/C vents was
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:27 pm

That's pretty incredible, Chris.

Is it just a different type of bulb?
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:38 am

Bulb & ballast plus have to change out the light to just a lens
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:20 pm

Got the 3" exhaust on with magnaflow mufflers
I have to say the Magnaflow mufflers have a great sound, not too loud cruising
but give it some gas & they come alive.
I will try to load up a video of them.
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:31 am

Looking forward to seeing the pics/video.

I need to do something with mine once I get the quarter panel/door jamb repair done.

Did you have to get new tailpipes (ones that go over the rearend) made?
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sun Mar 21, 2010 1:24 pm

Yeah, I wanted to dump them before the axle but here we have state inspections & sometimes
they will not pass it if dumped.
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:01 pm

Magnaflow Exhaust





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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:11 pm

+1 on the sound.

I have Cherry Bomb glasspacks on mine and yours sound just as good.

Did the H-pipes come with the kit or did you have to make them?
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PostSubject: Re: Mtdewcowboy's 70 gt work in progress   Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:09 pm

Made it all
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