Noob from Nor-Cal '73 Comet

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  1. Rad_Dad

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    Howdy folks. :tiphat:

    Newbie joining up. Transitioning hobbies from riding motorbikes to classic cars. Always loved the Mavericks/Comets and earlier Falcons/Comets/Fairlanes. Shopped for a few weeks and settled on this gorgeous specimen. Having this ginger beauty delivered from the east coast. Shipper should be picking it up soon. I anticipate spending a lot of time on this forum. I've already found lots of great info.

    Cheers! :beerchug:

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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    sweet!!!

    :Welcome:...:Handshake:
     
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    Welcome from Portland, OR. That is a nice looking car to jump into a new hobby with!
     
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    Looks good, T5 conversion? I see what looks like a Mustang Steve cable conversion?
     
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    Hotrock Rick, an MCCI Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the site from northeast Ohio, love your enthusiasm!!! :tiphat:

    You are off to a good start with that car.

    Once you receive the Comet make a posting in the "Garage" section of this site with more pictures and detail.
     
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    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    I have seen this car listed on eBay. Very nice.
     
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    Welcome from Vallejo CA
     
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    Yep, T5 with Hurst shifter. Not sure on the cables.

    Hello neighbor. I'm in Sacramento.
     
  10. Rad_Dad

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    Thanks for the warm welcome. I'll add it to the garage section with more pics once it gets here.
     
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    z28th1s MCCI State Rep Coordinator

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    Welcome from VA!

    I have also seen that car several times. I tried to get a good friend of mine to buy it a few years back. Definitely a nice car!

    Congrats!
     
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    Very nice car! I would definitely add the cowl to shock tower braces back to the car though...
     
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