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charlie libby 1965 mustang dragcar


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thanks you guys .hi francis .thanks for looking Ian. thanks all of you.still working an small details.there is alot happening in a small area on these carbs.gotto finfsh the linkage it ai made i need to glue it in place. need screws in the float bowls also20210403_132432.thumb.jpg.77f81caf9f08ce4be3b7a57144b4d1f7.jpg

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thanks marcos.i put screws in the float bowl and put on the linkage.i also put allen bolts in the manifold bolt holes.alot of stuff happening in a small area. i hope to put the orange paint on the body tomorrow, the white came out nice.

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Great work Charlie!  You are a very talented machinist and your components are made in a very clever way, I take note!   I can't wait to see the painted body, I really like your choice of color. 👍

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doing some paint and final assy. things. trying to assemble the doors with roll up windows.i need 4 hands . i got the 5 inch tach made and the mounting brackets also. the gas pedal is made but not installed. i have the shifter boot plat made and polished but not the boot. going to the gasser races in shelby, north carolina this weekend. they run on the 1967  rulebook. its alot of fun. its the southeast gasser assoc.great videos on you tube.

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Another great job Charlie, all your updates are awesome my friend, I love the look of the pedals under the dash, very convincing!  You have a great weekend of drag racing ahead of you... I'm envious! 😁

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been moving along . making 20 lug nuts is time consuming. i made all the pieces of the steering u-joints. final assembly on the front suspension and noticed it had no shocks. dumb mistake but easy to fix. body is ready for clear . lugs are painted with rustoleum metalic paint. i think it works great. put it together enough just to see it .

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thanks for the nice comments. i hope to get the clear on the body this week. i have it on the doors and trunk and they look pretty good. i have the shocks and mounts made for the frontend that i forgot to make. will install tomorrow. hi mike my sister and her husband live in motesville next to philippi wv. 

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thank you ian and jimmy.i just sprayed the clear yesterday. i think it came out well. a little sandin and polish will make it look good. got those shocks installed that i forgot to make.

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thank you all for your comments. i finished the steering shaft. making the ujoints was fun. and they do work. i am happy with the solenoid . started wiring todah. making the terminal ends takes alot of time but its fun. finished assembly of the doors, there is alot to the doors on this model. the windows go up and down. i may glue them in one position. thanks again for looking. 

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At first I thought I was reliving my childhood and watching Batman with Adam West........."KAPOOWW"  was my reaction to the paint on the car.  Love it and boy does it jump at ya'......needless to say I like ALL the details you're throwing at this too Charlie.  Beautiful! cheers, tim

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thank all you guys for your kind comments. you all do such incredible work, its an honor that you take the time to look at my progress and take the time to share your thoughts. assy. is continuing. some good some difficult. i have now got a battery and cable ends. some wires and all my brake lines. i machined a fuel pump today but did not take any pictures. more to do more to come.

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