Thanks for the positive comments, guys. Wayne, I think you are right, the wire boots are supposed to be black. The later fords had orange, but after i built this engine, and looked at photos, none had orange in '66. Its ok, you can't even see them with the shock towers so close to the engine. With the ride hight, the rocker panel is pretty level from front to back, but the front wheel opening is so high, that it looks off. Also, I couldn't quite get the body and chassis to fit perfectly after it was painted. I see a lot of you on here do much more test fitting before you paint, and I will start doing that with my builds going forward. Any tips on taking photos would be appreciated.
I haven't made any progress on this in a while. Ed, thanks for the interior shot. I have been looking through images of these things, and rarely see the inside. I started working on the seat and interior panels.
I worked on the seats and cargo area. Its surprisingly hard to find pictures of the interior of these cars. The front is a bench, and the middle seat is split. I cut out the split from the front seat and grafted it into the rear.
I'm not sure which engine to use. The Lindberg engine has good detail, but the heads look too square and thin. I also have a flathead from the AMT 53 pickup, and the 49 Ford coupe. I may use the heads from the 53. Not sure yet.