Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

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Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:26 pm

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She has a roll bar so that's handy!

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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:38 am

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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:53 pm



I have just found the easiest kit EVER to do a rhd conversion to,it was a doddle!
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It's going together nicely.
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Being a 'contact' car I am sticking with the steelies...
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The engine is nice and injected!
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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:05 pm

Got the roll bar in,it is a tension so fit the rear bars last - ask me how I know....
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Suspenders,drums and discs on.
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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:15 pm

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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:09 pm

Opened the arches a bit for clearance.
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Also I rotated the manifolds upright.....
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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:42 am

A better box art pic!
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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:25 pm



The reason for inverting the headers? through the hood/bonnet pipes.
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Red,white and blue - YES...
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Like so.
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Nice kit supplied bucket.
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Steering rack and shocks.
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Hacked off the rear speakers.
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Mock up with rear spoiler.
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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:46 pm



Decided to open the side windows,not accurate as you can see by this OE panel.
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But 10 minutes with a plasma cutter as its a banger..
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Re: Fox bodied Mustang derby car.

Postby arni » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:39 pm



Got the engine sprayed and given a black wash.
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Interior done.
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With battery..
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