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
frame painted 9-14
First part installed (steering box) – 9-16
installed steering linkage upper a-arms
installed brake and fuel lines
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
Susp parts are back from getting sandblasted
September 5 – Removal of the riveted in ball joints
Frame should be back next week.
Ordered my brake and fuel lines – stainless steel
Got some parts in primer
Suspension parts primed. These were sandblasted first. I then opted to have the energy suspension poyurethane
bushings installed first before priming and painting
Got the frame back from the sandblaster.
Came out very good!
9-14 Went in and sealed and painted the frame semi-gloss black
Frame in black sealer
My first part is on! New quick ratio power steering box – 9- 16
9-28 Control arms along with other parts. All ball joints and tie rod ends are Moogs.
Installed the upper control arms
9- 29 Started putting on the control arms, the steering linkage and the brake lines
Sunday -9-29-2013 My niece wanted to help. So I had her disassemble the Ford 9″