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jimbob

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Hi new to this site.I Am restoring a 78 cobra.hoping to exchange info .its a 4 speed standard ,302.T-top
 
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Just kidding. Welcome to Stangnet!

Feel free to look around and read all of the crazy things we have going on in this forum (there's one crazy guy trying to shove a Lincoln Mark VIII motor in his II, and another doing a 429 swap, and a German doing the most precise II restomod ever... and about a dozen others), and post pics of yours because:

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Welcome to the group!

So you say you're restoring a 78 Cobra - billboard stripes? Stock engine? Keeping the stock 4 speed? Whatcha got planned? :)
 
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Hi new to this site.I Am restoring a 78 cobra.


Right on! Welcome on board Jimbob!

Pictures?
Pictures!
PICTURES!!

No were not desperate...just excited


Remember we'll just make stuff up until you do.
I'm imagining this...

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Of course with a Handle like 'JimBob" it might look like this.
I'm embracing my own twisted inner redneckery here...

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Begs for a snowplow don't it!?!? I mean someones got to shovel the $#(^ around here.
 
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I like the 'cool' bus in the background.
 

jimbob

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here some old pics,the car was quite rusty, when i first got it.had to put in two front floor pans. Everything else was good. When i bought the car the motor and tran was out of it.
 

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jimbob

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I sand blasted underneath, then put two coats of primmer , three coats of black satin chasey paint. put on new gas tank, did away with the plastic aux it came with behind the back fender. .all new underneath. Had the original 4 speed tran, checked out and put back together. I found the first owner,he told me it was black.and the guy i bought it from he had it red.So i think i am going to go red with black strips.
 

jimbob

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this had been an ongoing 9 year project. my aim right now is to have it running by spring. i put a new clutch and pressure plate in it,luckly my flywheel was in good shape ,no broken teeth. IMG_0324.JPG
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jimbob

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rad support was in bad shape,took a good one off a donar car.also had the starter rebuilt,couldnt find a new one.Took awhile to get off the old paint.i started off with aircraft paint remover.
 

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