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Discussion in 'New Members Forum' started by 1970grabber, Aug 15, 2004.

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How many think I should restore the 70 grabber to original??

  1. Completely original with 6cyl. suspension

    16 vote(s)
    18.6%
  2. Larger 6 with some minor upgrades and 5 bolt

    10 vote(s)
    11.6%
  3. 302/4spd, restomod

    56 vote(s)
    65.1%
  4. Fiberglass tilt front end, tubbed, race ready

    4 vote(s)
    4.7%
  1. 1970grabber

    1970grabber Member

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    Yep, I will plan on adding AC to mine as well. Sure is nice to have for cruisin.
     
  2. don graham

    don graham MCG State Rep

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    a definite need for a cruiser here iin az. :)
     
  3. Jamie Miles

    Jamie Miles the road warrior

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    Well, my suggestion would be to get that car and get started on it as soon as possible, or at least store it out of the weather. I can promise you that rust isn't getting any better, and has probably spread since those pictures were taken, espeically sitting outside like that.

    Last thing you want is to put it off so long that it's not worth restoreing due to rust.
     
  4. Maverick73

    Maverick73 Senior Member

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    What he said. :yup:
     
  5. T.L.

    T.L. Banned

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    This thread is like 150 years-old...:huh:
     
  6. rayzorsharp

    rayzorsharp I "AM" a Maverick!

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    But it was updated by the originator. :)
     
  7. 1970grabber

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    Well gents, another update on the Grabber. A tornado came thru yesterday at my parents. Did some minor damage to the house, garage, etc, but the wierd thing is it picked up the unlatched hood of the grabber, and pulled it straight up in the air, damaging the rear corners. Saw the pics from dad, but havent had a chance to look at the rest. Hope it is alright. 1970Grabbber
     
  8. rayzorsharp

    rayzorsharp I "AM" a Maverick!

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    Wow...that could have been bad. Glad they came out unharmed.
     
  9. MaverickLVR

    MaverickLVR takes longer then you think...

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    bummer, good luck!

    :pub:
     
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    You DO realize this was posted 4 years ago, right?
     
  11. 1970grabber

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    The ironic thing was that I was re reading this thread this morning anyway.

    Yes, 4 years, no new progress other than my 63 is pretty much an ongoing process. I am hoping to get the weatherstrip done in it, then maybe start on the 70.
    1970Grabber
     
  12. 1970grabber

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    Update: Work to commence!
    According to my wife, "Lets build the Maverick next!"
    So, this spring, we should be starting to tear into it!

    And yes, I know this thread is like 150 years old, but its my thread, and why have it spread all over. :)
     
  13. z28th1s

    z28th1s MCCI State Rep Coordinator

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    Will be nice to see some progress! Good luck!
     
  14. Mel Moeller

    Mel Moeller Maverick Moe

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  15. mav1970

    mav1970 Bob Hatcher

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    So what direction did you decide to take in your Maverick build? :thumbs2:

    Yes, a thread that includes T.L is an old thread :lolup:
     
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