Late Model Restoration offers a short-cut to planning your new Fox project
By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Late Model Restoration
Project cars come in all shapes and sizes. From those that you drive daily and work on as you go or those that you strip down to the bare chassis and build from the ground up. Of course, one of the project car platforms around is the Fox Mustang. As a company that cut its teeth on restoring Foxes, Late Model Restoration is offering some Fox project tips in the form of handy infographics.
Designed to deliver a lot of information in an easily digestible fashion, these graphics address some of the issues that you will face at the early stages of a Fox project. If you’ve been down the Fox project road before, much of this won’t be new to you. However, if you are new to the Fox game, these images will get you up to speed in a hurry.
The first graphic details many of the items on the exterior of a Fox that are likely worn or missing and in need of replacement. Let’s face it, these cars are vintage now, and if they’ve spent decades outside they will show some war wounds. From worn trim items and missing center caps to hazy light housings and busted door strikers, the First Mods graphic details most of the trouble spots you will encounter on an old Fox.
Once you get the exterior looking sharp, you’ll likely want to add some larger wheels and tires, and LMR has broken down the plus-size wheel job in one page. From selecting a size based on the level of additional modding to what gear you’ll need to get the job done, it boils the process down to the basics.
Obviously, LMR would like you to come to its website to score all this gear, but these graphics are essentially free advice from people with plenty of Fox experience.
Your scribe has a few Fox projects under his belt, and while most of this data was no surprise, the infographics did remind us of the excitement of embarking on a new Fox Mustang project.