1972 Montego GT 429 Updates – September 2013

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1972 Montego GT 429 Updates – September

Went on vacation the first week of September
Came back to a lot of parts
Got the frame sandblasted
Bushings installed
frame painted 9-14
First part installed (steering box) – 9-16
installed steering linkage upper a-arms
installed brake and fuel lines

01 090413 new stuff
Went on a trip to Myrtle Beach and came back to quite a few new parts that were delivered when we were gone
Rotors – arm rests- calipers- poly bushing kit – brake lines – headliner – window crank handles

02 090413 new stuff

03 090413 stripped parts
Susp parts are back from getting sandblasted

04 090413 stripped parts

05 090413 stripped parts

090613
September 5 – Removal of the riveted in ball joints

Frame should be back next week.

Ordered my brake and fuel lines – stainless steel

 

 

09 09 13 fender parts primed
9-5

04 091213 parts primed
Got some parts in primer

01 091213 parts primed
9-10
Suspension parts primed. These were sandblasted first. I then opted to have the energy suspension poyurethane
bushings installed first before priming and painting

02 091213 parts primed

03 091213 parts primed

9-12
Got the frame back from the sandblaster.
Came out very good!

02 091213 frame stripped

03 091213 frame stripped

05 091213 frame stripped

06 091213 frame stripped

9-14 Went in and sealed and painted the frame semi-gloss black

01 091413 frame painted

02 091413 frame painted
Frame in black sealer

03 0914113 frame painted

04 091413 frame painted
semi-gloss black

05 091413 frame painted

06 091413 frame painted

My first part is on! New quick ratio power steering box – 9- 16

01 092813
9-28 Control arms along with other parts. All ball joints and tie rod ends are Moogs.

02 092813
Installed the upper control arms

01 092913 brakelines
9- 29 Started putting on the control arms, the steering linkage and the brake lines

02 092913 brakelines

03 092913 brakelines

04 092913 brakellines

01 092913 kori
Sunday -9-29-2013 My niece wanted to help. So I had her disassemble the Ford 9″

03 092913 kori