What did you do to your Maverick or Comet today

Discussion in 'General Maverick/Comet' started by ptpdub, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. jasonwthompson

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    Installed intermittent wiper switch and governor from a 80's Ford pickup.
     
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    Drove home in rain the other day in my 77 f100. Was wishing i had intermittent wipers. On my list!
     
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    Okay!!! Okay!!! Slap me.

    I know i'm slow but i got driverside only installed. :1st:

    Replaced suspension control arms, tierods, strut rod bushing, Installed wilwood brakes. Oh and I did cut a coil from spring.

    Inspected my work by putting tires back on and putting 4 on floor.

    Think she gonna look nice when done!

    Going at this pace it'll be 3 weeks before other side is done!!! :shhh:
     
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    I went and talked to a body shop here in town, found one that has experience in older vehicles, not just newer insurance jobs. Brought the car home and started taking her apart.
    I do need some suggestions on what is best to use for trying to polish the bumpers, door handles, headlight covers...stuff like that.
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    Today,
    I started putting the new seal kit on my heater box. I repaired "hopefully" the broken spots on the pass side vent. I've been glueing the new foam on the doors and such but not sure where these 3 strips and round deal goes. Any enlightenment would be helpful. I could see the 3 strips for the pass side vent door to seal it when closed but all the other doors have full sided foam so wasnt for sure.
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    tucked a few more wires today. hope to hook up my new throttle cable tomorrow.
     
  7. ike72com

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    1. Got left front suspension all ripped out. 2. Got wheel well all cleaned up and half azz painted all black.
    3. Cut spring.

    I'll be ready to start reinstall whenever i get back in garage.
     
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    details!!!
     
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    Tried to make my aluminum shine again...this work is for young people for sure but made some progress.
    Still work to be done but looking better, thankfully I have small bumpers! I used never dull, mothers, fine wet sand paper, die grinder with polishing wheel and much elbow grease.
     

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    Finally got front suspension/disc brakes upgrade completed. After dropping car on floor to check stance.
    I,m thinking i really need to get rid of these shackles before moving on.

    I'm starting to think about tires! Any 2 cents? 20200202_065342.jpg
     
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    JL Mav I almost made it to Lake Tahoe

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    Put a block off plate on the gas tank where the fuel outlet was. Previously I put in a in tank electric pump and fuel level gauge sender through the top.
     
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    Went and admired my buddies “slightly rusty” parts car. The back is just as bad. 0FC204E7-8BDD-4349-84A0-FDC55F275D32.jpeg ECD0AFA9-200A-4EFC-ABBF-AB36C14AE0FE.jpeg 99BF8CBD-2E36-4CA0-B0D6-BD0B5D4A81A6.jpeg
     
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    Those slightly rusted cars makes great homes for sleepy reptiles. Be careful
     
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    stumanchu Stuart

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    Mostly assembled.....to oil slinger or not? lol, does it sling onto the fuel pump eccentric?
     

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    Lol....If he doesnt use the parts soon, there will be nothing but rust.
     

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