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5.0gt

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my 88 gt
« on: July 06, 2008, 03:58:04 PM »
still a work in progress this is mostly how i bought it  but have big plans in the works





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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2008, 04:53:11 PM »
Looks really clean for a 20 year old car.  Are those the original tail lights, or are those the European style?  I really like that color. 

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2008, 05:20:40 PM »
i believe the tailights are aftermarket that were put on by the po but they say ford racing on them so i donno if the are aftermartkets made by ford or what

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2008, 05:27:14 PM »
They look like they may be sequential.  Are they?

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2008, 05:47:12 PM »
i honestly have never looked ill let ya no

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2008, 06:57:48 PM »
Farm boy, huh?  Nice looking corn crop. 

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2008, 07:31:55 PM »
It looks very clean for a work in progress. What are the plans for the car?

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2008, 07:41:55 PM »
i checked the lights there are not sequential  the inner lights reverse the middles signal and the outers are brake  i was a farm boy till about 3 years ago , my dad sold out when i started college, it is very clean most of the hard work has been done by the PO  i plan on getting a new front bumper cover and fenders as mine are dented and the covers ripped, the car was keyed and the PO had the door handles shaved but the drivers side is still visible where it was, so i will do some body work and paint it the winter.  i also plan to build a 342 for it in the more distant future. this car was kinda a graduation gift to myself after i got out of college plus for $1,700 i couldn't resist it

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2008, 07:45:24 PM »
That is a clean car!
Looks really clean for a 20 year old car.  Are those the original tail lights, or are those the European style?  I really like that color. 

No those aren't the original tail lights.  Those are aftermarket similar to altezza tail lights.  The original tail lights look the ones in this picture.

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2008, 07:49:25 PM »
ok thanks for the info  i forget to mention i plan on regearing  the car asap before anything else this thing is crazy off the line but 65 @2700 isn't worth it,

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2008, 09:33:27 PM »
Yeah, 3.55's are about as far as you can go to get anywhere near a decent gas mileage and a decent launch.  3.25's or so will get you into the decent town driving range. 

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2008, 02:08:27 PM »
do you not have the fh front bumper extension? i might have one laying around if intrested
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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2008, 02:44:27 PM »
You might try 3.08 gears, they give good response and good mileage for around town.

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2008, 03:25:56 PM »
i am interested in the bumper extension mine was missing when i bought it i also need to find a bumpercover as mines cracked   

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2008, 10:25:55 PM »
ill check to make sure i have it, if you ahvent heard from me pm so i dont forget :P

as for the bumper cover id buy new at www.50resto.com

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2008, 02:51:13 PM »
i pmed ya and thanks for the site i think i might get the cobra bumper and a cowl hood when i paint it this summer

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2008, 09:24:27 PM »
the cobra bumper cover is just the stocker with an insert added. www.cervinis.com has a cool stalker bumper cover but its pricey

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2008, 01:49:26 PM »
Check ebay, they usually have good deals on new stuff there.  You can get alot of parts from dealers there cheaper than ordering from the dealer out of the catalog.

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2008, 02:40:42 AM »
Very nice mustang. I like your rims matches your car. Thanks for sharing your car pics.

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Re: my 88 gt
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2008, 04:45:10 PM »
thank you, i have had mixed reviews about the rims. they are not normally something i would buy but i think thy fit the car to and give it a good stance. right now i am trying to  choose a color to paint it or i might do it the same color with black racing stripes but im open to suggestions

 

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