ACC Carpet Kit – Installation Tips

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ACC Carpet: Molded carpet sets for Mustangs Auto Custom Carpets (ACC) manufactures carpet sets for all Mustang models, from the 1st generation to present-day.  They make their kits in the USA, in factory-correct colors, with OEM details, in the correct material.  ACC carpet sets are the only ones available for early Mustangs, but they make a quality product … Read moreACC Carpet Kit – Installation Tips

Missing Parts – An Exercise in Frustration

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Missing Parts: The only thing worse than parts that don’t fit… I’ve repeatedly expressed my dismay, discontent, and dissatisfaction over the quality of reproduction parts made “overseas.”  Lately I feel like every reproduction part I try to put on has something wrong with it, so I’ve spent a lot of time refurbishing and restoring the … Read moreMissing Parts – An Exercise in Frustration

Parking Brake Linkage Installation

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First up: Installing the Parking Brake Linkage As I mentioned yesterday, it’s crunch time!  One of the quick wins, or so I thought, was the parking brake linkage.  For various reasons, including the fact that I’d needed to pull the transmission twice after installing it originally, I hadn’t yet connected up the back parking brake cable … Read moreParking Brake Linkage Installation

Engine Compartment Finishing Touches

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Work Proceeds on the Engine Compartment I spent most of Monday night working on putting the engine compartment back together.  My regular reader will remember that I’d previously installed the radiator, but it had to come out to work on the shroud, fan, and belts.  With the transmission reinstalled and the correct fan spacer, bolts, … Read moreEngine Compartment Finishing Touches