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  1. Mike65

    Return to stanghood in the finger lakes

    pennyanguy, welcome to NYM from the Jersey shore. My wife & I lived in East Bloomfield, & Gates for a total of 8 years in the finger Lales before moving back to NJ. Loved the area.
  2. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today was a beautiful day so I put the Mustang back up on ramps in the rear & jack stands in the front & cleaned the rear frame rails where the sub frame connectors will weld to. Drivers side, Passengers side,
  3. Mike65

    New member saying hi from the Bronx

    truebluevert, welcome to NYM. Nice looking Mustang.
  4. Mike65

    Hey from Horseheads

    Welcome to NYM, & congrats on your first classic Mustang.
  5. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today it was rainy so I could not work outside so I spent some time in the garage & started wrapping the engine bay harness.
  6. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today I installed the radiator, hooked up the cooling fans, & started hooking up the hoses. With the radiator installed I have about 1" of clearance between the water pump pulley bolts & the cooling fan shroud.
  7. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Wired in the new alternator & did the final install.
  8. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    This past weekend I upgraded the Mustangs charging system from the anemic 1G alternator to a 3G alternator & it bolted right up to the stock brackets even with the 1987 standard rotation water pump with only having to add a 3/4" spacer to the bottom bolt of the main alternator bracket.
  9. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Now that the drive train is in & all hooked up it is time to turn my attention back to the wiring. Started hooking up the wiring from the Pertronix ignition box to the coil & the distributor, run the wires to the temp, oil pressure sender. & temp sender for the electric cooling fans. I also...
  10. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    The more I looked at where I originally installed the ignition box on the drivers side front inner fender panel, the more I did not like where I mounted it. So I made a bracket for it mounted the ignition box to the bracket & mounted it to the r/s rear inner fender panel using the coil spring...
  11. Mike65

    Hey from Monroe NY

    Welcome to NYM from southern NJ.
  12. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today I finished welding up the drivers side sub frame connector & put on some black paint to protect the bare metal. Here is a pic of l/s & r/s connectors.
  13. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Yesterday I finished mocking up the drivers side sub frame connector, now I just have to finish welding it up.
  14. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    I know what you mean about the pale yellow, my 69 Coupe was originally Meadowlark Yellow to me it looked more like beige/tan then yellow.
  15. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today was a productive day, I installed the shortened Explorer aluminum driveshaft, made a bracket for the EFI fuel filter, & started working on the drivers side sub frame connector.
  16. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today I picked up the Explorer aluminum driveshaft from the driveshaft shop that I had shortened for the 69 Coupe. Mike your 70 Mach looks great, that is like the color I want to paint my 69 Coupe. I have settled on having it painted chrome yellow from a 1999 Mustang.
  17. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today I finished the passengers side sub frame connector. Mike I believe both of the wings are plastic.
  18. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    A few weeks ago I saw that the rear spoiler that is on my 69 Coupe is warped & I remember that a friend on another forum had one for sale but is is just the wing part, no stands which was fine for me since I already have the stands. I made a deal with him & he sent it to me. Here are a couple...
  19. Mike65

    69 Coupe progress pics

    Today I finished constructing the passengers side sub frame connector, I just have to weld it up.