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  1. nikkodnp

    nikkodnp Member Established Member

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    your dedication is inspiring man, keep it up!
     
  2. G-STANG

    G-STANG Active Member Established Member

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    Where did you get that rear strut tower brace ? Great build by the way. I know it can be a pita but at least your doing it yourself and you pay attention to the details.
     
  3. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Thanks man. The shock tower brace is a CHE Performance brace. I choose it because when I went to coilovers I hated having that added stress to those shock towers and this is the only one who had those braces that actually anchored the towers to the floor too. So its adding strength to the towers as well as keeping them solid side to side.

    https://www.cheperformance.com/collections/79-04-mustang-chassis-suspension-bracing/products/che7h
     
  4. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Thank you man. Its comments like that which keep me going. I am hoping to find my second wind on this project as its been moving slow lately.
     
  5. BLKFOX

    BLKFOX Active Member Established Member

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    Haha, I know what you mean! I'm starting to get kind of burnt out on spending money on the car, I want to start messing with other things. I'd say I'll be done with cars for a while, as well, once I get this one to a spot where I'm happy (probably never though...).
     
  6. Dig Race

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    It's looking good, just keep doing one thing at a time. It will be worth it when you get in it and drive it down the road. What are you plans with dash and gauges?
     
  7. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Thanks man. Plan with the dash and gauges is to keep them stock. I wanted to keep a majority of the interior panels, dash, console areal stock. I need to figure out where to put my Air fuel ratio gauges. I will be going with two of these, one for the left bank, one for the right.

    afr500v2_zpsec4kq9lo.jpg

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/251621627732?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT
     
  8. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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  9. SVTKID92

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    Any updates? This is one bad ass build!!
     
  10. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Thanks man.

    There is an update..... I am putting out feelers to see if there is interest from anyone buying my car as a shell. If that happens then the rest will be parted out. Life has a funny way of changing and rearranging your prospective on things. Nothing is set in stone yet but im just gauging interest at this point.
     
  11. faststang87

    faststang87 Smoke Em! Established Member

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    I love the 1985 Mustang. I have a 1985 GT with a 351 windsor in it. I had this car since I was 14 and I drove it in high school. Still love it. You have a nice car and glad that you are doing this to the 85.
     
  12. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Thanks man. Project at this point is most likely going to be put on hold while I explore different life opportunities.
     
  13. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    So, little update... No longer thinking of selling.

    Project will be put on hold though.
     
  14. mustangmike02

    mustangmike02 SVTless Established Member

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    Thats nice. Looks a lot stronger than the Kenny Brown model with one bolt through the center of the trunk.
     
  15. Mike93SVT

    Mike93SVT Savior of Junk Established Member

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    good to keep your priorities on track. hope you're able to keep the car and finish it before too long. you've done so much already and it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel sometimes

    Mike
     
  16. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    I have been very blessed and am not in a position where I need the money. My priorities arent changing due to anything negative happening to me, its all coming from positive changes but I need to do what makes me truly happy in life. Dont get me wrong cars make me super happy, but I need to adjust some things in life and the car is going to have to drop lower on the priority list.

    The car will for sure end up finished one way or another.
     
  17. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Small progress...

    Finally got my wheels back after getting them recoated and tires mounted... I love how they look. Im not a fan of dark wheels on cars normally but these look killer. What do you guys think?

    [​IMG]CAF0EF86-F8AF-4837-A7E7-F89729021EAC_zpsnstf71jk by |SK Photography|, on Flickr[​IMG]D45E4A3D-747B-4262-A2F2-C1870921051B_zpshwdufkfh by |SK Photography|, on Flickr[​IMG]25D1B9D4-196F-44D3-9B27-DB386400C99D_zpszudhdcdi by |SK Photography|, on Flickr[​IMG]302D3CE9-8618-4955-9C39-CDBB7D0595BF_zps3kpjpyie by |SK Photography|, on Flickr[​IMG]F7F1B463-E772-4A9E-BC75-14118CA4AA6E_zpsvi5ds3wk by |SK Photography|, on Flickr[​IMG]F19A4A6E-5CAA-4F88-8074-2E147CF4CB42_zpsctnn81cj by |SK Photography|, on Flickr
     
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  18. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Dupe from merged thread
     
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  19. SVTrojan

    SVTrojan Member Established Member

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    looks really good! I too am not usually a fan of the murdered out look, but your setup looks awesome. Glad you decided to keep the car too!
     
  20. Mike93SVT

    Mike93SVT Savior of Junk Established Member

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    Looks great! I'm not typically a fan either, but the right combo looks good

    Mike
     

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