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Discussion in 'Fox-Body Cobras' started by Tony Garcia, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. Snagged

    Snagged Shenanigans!!! Established Member

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    Subbing to see the progress of this.

    I was just thinking the other day it's quite rare to see a Fox on the road nowadays. Pretty sad to think about actually. Nice to see one being saved.
     
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    DropSVT Active Member Established Member

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    Man around here youll see atleast 50 in a day all different years and conditions.

    Awesome work on this foxbody as well op im excited to see what comes of this project.

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  3. Snagged

    Snagged Shenanigans!!! Established Member

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    Oh wow, that is interesting. It's been about a month in a half since I last saw a Foxbody on the road. It's starting to become difficult to find any V8 New Edges on the road (still plenty of V6'ers though).
     
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    ^^YES! Who would have "thunk" it? Foxes were EVERYWHERE in the 80's/90's. I now am shocked when I see one in the wild and it is usually in rough condition.
     
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    mustangmike02 SVTless Established Member

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    This is awesome. What motivated you to save it? How did you learn to do this type of repair?
     
  6. Tony Garcia

    Tony Garcia Member Established Member

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    I've been doing body and paint as a hobby for years 19 years now.. it helps that I know the fox chassis like the back of my hand.

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    Nice. What is the next step for it?
     
  9. Tony Garcia

    Tony Garcia Member Established Member

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    Finish a couple of welds and start bodywork and paint and then the reassembly begins.

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    Any big plans for the paint or are you going to stick with the factory black?
     
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    PaxtonShelby Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Awesome job! Measure twice and cut once!
     
  12. Tony Garcia

    Tony Garcia Member Established Member

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    Definitely black.. I might pick a blacker black.. you'd be surprised how many shades of black there are, Mercedes or Harley Davidson are true blacks tints

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    Maybe do Ford tuxedo black ? It has some metallic in it.
     
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    Impressive man.

    How many miles on it..............the front half that is? :)
     
  15. Tony Garcia

    Tony Garcia Member Established Member

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    115k mi

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