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  • 1. Birth of a Fire Breather by Ken Hooker
  • 2. The sacrifice of the donor The donor car was my daughter’s 1990 Mustang LX Convertible that had been stolen twice.
  • 3. Let the work begin Old parts removed cleaned and painted.
  • 4. Friends couldn’t believe I could get so dirty. So they took some pictures to prove it. Here’s to good friends
  • 5. What a Mess!
  • 6. Hey where’s the Fast Orange?
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  • 14. The new arrival The kit was shipped from Massachusetts with 7 other kits to be delivered along the way
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  • 24. Let’s get it rolling The front and rear suspension was the first to go on. Coil over shocks all around with a 3 link suspension in the rear.
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  • 30. The heart of the Beast A tired 302 motor was disassembled and remanufactured better than new
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    • B&B automotive Remanufactured the Engine Parts, and were a great help with assembly pointers.
    • The original plan called for a contractor to rebuild the engine. When we saw how the engine came apart we decided to try our hand at putting all of the parts in their appointed places.
    • Gee I Hope it runs!
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  • 43. Changing from an automatic to a manual transmission required a new fly wheel
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  • 49. Body Beautiful Sanding down mold lines to prepare for paint
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  • 55. Minor Modifications The rear shock mounts in the trunk needed to be covered.
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  • 60. Almost a Car Putting the aluminum in place to get a feel for the look – Awesome!
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  • 65. What we hope to have soon!
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  • 71. The road will never be The Same!
  • 72. I Hope you Enjoyed It. Thanks for Watching
  • 73. The End