January’s Updates for the 1972 Montego GT
1972 Montego GT 429 Monthly Updates
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1972 Montego GT 429 – January 2015 Updates
This will probably be the last update for my project, or unless something else exciting happens or I make a fairly substantial change.
Those who followed this frame-off, I hope you have enjoyed seeing this car evolve.
I figure 1500 hours and $$$$$ big bucks and a lot of details have gone into it.
Without the patience of my awesome wife of almost 30 years, this (or any of my previous projects) would have happened.
My first show was December 31st 2014 at Quaker Steak and Lube.
I took a ‘top’ trophy. Exciting being my first show with the Montego
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December 31st – Ready to head to Quaker Steak for the Montego’s first show
My granddaughters Sabrina and Vanessa
NOS 1970 1971 MERCURY MONTEGO CYCLONE GT SPOILER RH FENDER STONE SHIELD SUPPORT
NOS 1970 1971 MERCURY MONTEGO CYCLONE GT SPOILER LH REAR INNER BUMPER BRACKET
NOS 1972 Mercury Montego GT Grill Emblem OEM
NOS OEM Ford 1970 1971 Mercury Montego Hood Sheet Metal + Cyclone w/o Ram Air
NOS MERCURY D2GY-8188-A 1972 MONTEGO MX GT WAGON LH LOWER GRILLE OPENING PANEL
NOS OEM Mercury Montego GT D2GY-13550-A License Plate Light Assembly 72-
Sabrina, Vanessa, and Nate
My daughter Ashlee standing with me after we took a top trophy
Second Show – Biff Burger – St Pete
January 1, 2015 – Took best of show. Approx 75 Cars and trucks were there. Quite the honor to get THE trophy.
Left about 11PM. They kept us around for some pics for their website. Winners Circle
My wife Jody sitting auper nice Nomad. The guy was nice and let her sit in it.
December 4th – Just some pics I took at the shop
Some new decals I made up. I also had Ram Air 521 made up when I get my Montego Cyclone Ram Air setup 1 of 30 made ;>)
1-24-15 Pic taken at Lake Seminole Park
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1-25-15 Pic taken in front of the backside of our shop
Thanks and enjoy! Scott Farrell
January 29 – Received my new Barry Grant (Holley) Mighty Demon 850 Annular booster carb
Next to it is my Holley 870 Avenger carb – vacuum secondaries.
I believe Barry used to work at a local carb shop in this area (Pinellas Park)
Chuck Gulledge Fuel Systems 110th ave.
January 31-2015 Installed the Demon carb. Sure woke up the motor.
Runs great. Only one very minor adjustment.