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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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    It will get a small block ford of some sort. Debating on injected 5.0 and AOD or carbed. Otherwise it's pretty much going to be a fun cruiser. The rest will pretty much be stock appearing and back to original design.
    As for pics, they were there, but will see if I can get them back.
     
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    Back when it was new in the family.
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    After dragging it out a few years ago. The shed was falling in. image.jpg
     
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    mav1970 Bob Hatcher

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    A 1970 Grabber would not have the Grabber hood introduced in the 71 model year :tiphat:
     
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    Mav is correct. 1970 grabber= flat hood
     
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    schroensr knight Runner

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    Robert, no matter what you decide. We all support you. The car is what you make it. Money is the biggest factor in what we do. But, passion is what drives us to restore these cars. It's all up to you. Happy restore ing friend.:tiphat:
     
  8. 1970grabber

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    Well good news. We got it loaded up and moved to the shop so that we can get started on it. Have a later model 4 dr for suspension parts, and will go with a 302/c4 and keep a 70s vibe with it. Body will go back to original.
     

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    Before a bath.
     

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    Welcome to the forum, You need a plan to start with an a theme for the car. It's up to you an your wallet. Good motoring to you both.
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    I see you have had this car a long time...:thumbs2:
    now let't get started on it...:bouncy:
     
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    Nice project... :)
     
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    I don't know why anyone would want a stock Maverick (unless it was a 4-door). There's just too much potential to be better, and in stock condition, they're pretty boring. The only cars that should ever be left in stock original condition are those which are an investment. Mavericks/Comets are not investment cars. They're just a lot of fun when the right things are done to them.
     
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    Well it's in and the garage genie is at work.
     

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    Even has the fenders off already...
     

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