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  1. nathancollier26

    nathancollier26 New Member

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    Hello everyone,
    I am glad to be here. I have a 1972 Comet that I am fixing up with my dad and just here to talk about it and get some good ideas. Right now my problem is fining a replacement floor panel. I know that I need to use a stang 65 to 70 but can anyone say which year would be best?
     
  2. BKelley

    BKelley Comet Enthusiast

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    blugene Senior member Supporting Member

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    Someone who has done a floor will chime in eventually.
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    how much floor do you need to replace? have you located the reason it rusted out?
     
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    The Mustang floor panels for that span of years are all the same (believe it or not, given the changes in size for the overall cars). How much floor do you actually need? Partial panels are available as well as whole sides and entire floors with a trans hump. CJs Pony Parts has a pretty good selection.

    Like Frank asked ... track down why it got water in there in the first place and fix that. Frequently it is the cowl area in Fords of this age. Do a search here and you will get some ideas on how to tackle that.
     
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    Mercurycruizers David (Coop) Cooper

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    mrskydog Ford Fan Living The Dream

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    mav1970 Bob Hatcher

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    Paul Masson MCCI Atlantic Canada Rep

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    :Welcome: from Atlantic Canada! Do yourself a favour and SLOWLY pour a bucket of water down the grilles in front of your windshield. If you get water coming into the car on the front floor area, then you're looking at cowl repairs. There are several different ways to repair this, or prevent water from entering the cowl all together.

    There is a Tech Article here:
    http://mmb.maverick.to/showthread.php?t=35489

    And MY personal experience:
    http://mmb.maverick.to/showthread.php?t=92251
     
  11. nathancollier26

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    thank you everyone. The front panels on both sides are rusted out. I have found the parts to replace it. Once again thank you
     
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    Red1972Grabber Hangtown Hot Rods-NorCal

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    Welcome from Chesapeake Va,I believe it was a 67 I used for my drivers side,get it from National Parts depot(about $50).
     
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    Good luck with your project !!
     

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