What did you do to your Maverick or Comet today

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

  1. 2nd75comet

    2nd75comet Member

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    Not today but Saturday, moved the Zombie Comet from the shed/grave to the driveway and vacuumed that baby out, hoorah. Then on Sunday I broke it, the buttons were missing on the back two doors, luckily I had a brand new kit that had been in the trunk for 10 years for when I got time.... ..

    I think it may take a Jedi Knight to install those things, you can't see, or feel where the screw is supposed to go, I think you may have to use the force.

    But the Zombie Comet Lives......
     
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    Decided to pull the heater box out and replace the leaking core and got the blower wheel section and found someone left me a present in there :disagree:
     

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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    Darn right WOW!!
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    I had a noise in my heater box when I turned left and the fan was on. I pulled the box and found a ladies watch. it would slide over and touch the fan on turns to the left.

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    Comet79 Comet 71, 73??? Supporting Member

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    View attachment 127594 View attachment 127594 I decided to pull the bumper on my 71, I started pulling it apart when all of a sudden a rush came over me and I started to get carried away and pulled the whole front end. And now I started to primer some of the parts starting with the valance.
     

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    This weekend, I:

    • Painted some engine parts
    • degreased the bellhousing
    • installed the intake on my new aluminum heads
    • pulled the axle
    • removed the center diff
    • got diff fluid all over my garage floor
    • enjoyed the 60 degree weather.
    So, I was a little busy. Now I need to order a new rear diff gasket and speedo gear...and new rear gears.
     
  8. BBMS18

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    My trunk brackets came in today
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    Scored a dual snorkel air cleaner for $25:happy:
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Gave in to my parts hording ways and bought an intake manifold. Always wanted one of these since I was a teen and decided not to pass it up. Was pleasantly surprised when I picked it up to find it has never been bolted to an engine. 20210401_160543.jpg 20210401_160602.jpg 20210401_160606.jpg
     
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    464925 Maverick 1973-Pure Muscle

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    Put gt40 heads. On a stock 302 no roller. The car it's all ok. But think the stock gt40 springs. Eat the flat tappet cam?
     
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    Krazy Comet Tom Supporting Member

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    Assuming it has a already broken in cam I'd say it'll be OK.

    Most everything I've seen says the stock GT-40 springs are done at 5500 or so, ain't exactly a tower of strength.
     
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    yellow75 MCCI Oregon State Rep Supporting Member

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    Rick you made me drool a little bit with the purchase of that intake as I have always wanted one but really had no use for one . My real dream is to have a Hillborn injection set up with big ole tall stacks coming through the hood
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Hilborn would be way cool too. I was really drooling over the eight stack and seriously thought about it until I saw the reviews on the Speedmaster setup. Sounds like it needs a ton of attention to work right and for the price of the Borla intake I could have couple more unfinished project cars! If I run this one it will be with EFI, I had enough trouble getting one carb running good, not interested in messing with two.

    There is a Cougar on the Pro Touring forum running port injection with a Hi-ram and LS throttle bodies, it's cool but the throttle bodies kill the look. My brother and I talked about gutting a couple 1850 carbs to use for the t-bodies and adding bungs but by the time you source the parts and add the bungs your money and headache ahead just going dual quad Fi-Tech or Sniper. Firts world problems for sure!:thumbs2:

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