My official '72 Grabber project thread

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  1. mean_maverick

    mean_maverick Senior Member

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    Well, most of you know that i recently purchased a '72 Grabber on July 25, 2009. the car looks bad, dont get me wrong, but the frame rails, cowl vents and floors (for the most part) are solid so i decided to build it for myself as a driver.

    It originally came as an Ivy Bronze green Grabber with two-tone lime green side stripes, tail panel and striped hood. it had a 302 under the hood with p/s, and was backed by an automatic transmission that was shifted on the column. it had a black vinyl bench seat interior and was pretty basic inside.

    here's some pictures of the car as it arrived to it's new home. like i said, it looks rough but most of the rust is on stuff that unbolts (ie. fenders, doors, coil spring covers, etc.).

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    and more pictures are available here...
    http://s70.photobucket.com/albums/i82/mean_maverick/72 grabber/?start=all
     
  2. 1973Maverick357

    1973Maverick357 Cooler then a Camaro

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    Why couldnt you just tell your self it was a parts car:rofl2:
     
  3. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    What do you know?? That car is well worth saving. Enough of the stupid answers, Please...
     
  4. Mavman72

    Mavman72 Gone backwards but lookin' forward

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    It will be a cool driver Dave! :thumbs2:
     
  5. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    Either way, if you don't save it. I will drive to your house, steal the keys, drink some beers, load it on my trailer and bring it north.
     
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    if u bring enough, ill help u drink and help with loading it up..... lmao :biglaugh:


    or i could just provide us with some good Ky spring water :D:D:D
     
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    wait till im done with it and you'll see why ;)
     
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    Mavman72 Gone backwards but lookin' forward

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    I used to have a car that ran on Kentucky Spring water:jumping: ...Glad you deciced to work this one over instead of part it out.
     
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    all u need is high compression for the stuff that's around here. it's that pure :thumbs2: lol..

    but yeah, i try to save what i can within reason and for some reason this one really caught my eye. my brother says im crazy for building it but for some reason, i want this one. :yup:
     
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    So this is where all my parts money is going!!
     
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    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    Kentucky has spring water? I thought it was just run off from Ohio...:D
    Either way, I want that car, or the other Grabber you have! :evilsmile
     
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    Just wait awhile. We'll all end up with parts from at least one of them :rofl2:
     
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    it does help... :D


    ...BFD...
     
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    btw, if u ever come back over here then drop by and u can see first hand what i have in the junkyard :yup:
     
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    well, i prolly dont really wanna know what they end up putting in it but boy it's strong :16suspect lol

    but if it makes u feel any better im gonna use the '70 for a few parts off of it since i couldnt sell it whole :rolleyes:
     

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