Boys big jay got him a 73 maverick 2 door with 34,623 orginal miles

Discussion in 'General Maverick/Comet' started by jayss10, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. jayss10

    jayss10 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2009
    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    INDIANA
    Vehicle:
    1971 MAVERICK,73 GRABER CLONE
    and the weird part is it was only 18 miles from my house,its a 6 banger 250,automatic,brown with brown interior,no rust ever,super clean interior,it hit a deer in the nov.,so it needs a few parts,this is the 2nd time it hit a deer,must be a deer magnet lol,i need a rust free drivers fender,grill,maybe a nice hood ,i might buy a carbon 1 though,trim for hood,like to get a 70 to 72 nice front bumper and stuff needed, and find a nice 302 and trans. this trans and motor will be for sale,it runs and drives perfect, god i love this car,cant wait to get it on the road,also would like to know best fitting headers for it ,shorties or full lenth, that are easy to get at plugs
     
  2. yellow75

    yellow75 MaverickMike Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2004
    Messages:
    2,725
    Likes Received:
    90
    Trophy Points:
    157
    Location:
    Tillamook Oregon
    Vehicle:
    72 Maverick 64 Falcon 2 door wagon 2007 Shelby GT 500 2012 Ford F150 FX4
    Well it's about time :) you have been searching quite awhile. You know we have to have some pics when you get around to it :thumbs2:
     
  3. jayss10

    jayss10 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2009
    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    INDIANA
    Vehicle:
    1971 MAVERICK,73 GRABER CLONE
    heres a few pics, in the pics you can see what i need ,its super orginal,air cleaner,washer bottle,everything even the orginal spare tire is in it,jack ect.,ill get more pics later let me know what you thing the am radio works also
     

    Attached Files:

  4. jayss10

    jayss10 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2009
    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    INDIANA
    Vehicle:
    1971 MAVERICK,73 GRABER CLONE
    will the trans in here fit a v8
     
  5. Ryan

    Ryan Ford Addict

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2002
    Messages:
    3,131
    Likes Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    157
    Location:
    Avondale Az.
    Vehicle:
    73 Maverick, 70 F-100, 04 Lexus IS300, 2014 Kia Optima SX Turbo
    Nice find, probably got a sweet deal with the damage it has. SHouldnt be too hard to find the parts. Remember the small bumper fenders have the notch in them. So if you are going to do a small bumper swap then any fenders will work and the later ones can be notched. If keeping the 73 bumper get 73 and up fenders so there wont be a notch in the front.

    For headers I always say Hedman 1-5/8. Ive never heard of a bad fit, the hookers seem to be hit and miss with needing clearancing.

    And I got a hood for ya, but its a long drive. have a grill too but Im sure you can find stuff closer. seems the guys are always finding these in the junk yards back east.
     
  6. jayss10

    jayss10 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2009
    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    INDIANA
    Vehicle:
    1971 MAVERICK,73 GRABER CLONE
    yea ill prolly stay with 73 stuff then,the bumper is still super nice ,dont know how it didnt get damaged but its all good,i might take you up on a hood if i cant find 1 close what does it cost to ship a grill is yours nice
     
  7. yellow75

    yellow75 MaverickMike Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2004
    Messages:
    2,725
    Likes Received:
    90
    Trophy Points:
    157
    Location:
    Tillamook Oregon
    Vehicle:
    72 Maverick 64 Falcon 2 door wagon 2007 Shelby GT 500 2012 Ford F150 FX4
    Yes the trans will work with a v8, one less thing to worry about :)
     
  8. yellow75

    yellow75 MaverickMike Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2004
    Messages:
    2,725
    Likes Received:
    90
    Trophy Points:
    157
    Location:
    Tillamook Oregon
    Vehicle:
    72 Maverick 64 Falcon 2 door wagon 2007 Shelby GT 500 2012 Ford F150 FX4
    Man that is a nice straight car besides the damage
     
  9. Acornridgeman

    Acornridgeman MCCI Wisconsin State Rep Moderator Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2004
    Messages:
    4,852
    Likes Received:
    159
    Trophy Points:
    161
    Location:
    Central Wisconsin
    Vehicle:
    70 Maverick Grabber, 72 Maverick Grabber Restomod
    Early 73 with the package tray!
    That interior is something else ... :yahoo:.... gotta love the '70's

    Nice score ........ :thumbs2:
     
  10. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2002
    Messages:
    16,891
    Likes Received:
    137
    Trophy Points:
    332
    Location:
    Parts Unknown......
    Vehicle:
    3 Grabbers
    Ginger......Mmmmm those door panels look nice....
    Good score, the car looks really nice.
     

Share This Page