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by wgreggking
Mon Oct 10, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: eBay Finds
Topic: 64 Body
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: 64 Body

Pretty rusty, underbody, located in the heart of the rust belt, Buffalo NY
by wgreggking
Thu Sep 01, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: 66 - 69 Comets
Topic: '69 Cyclone Spoiler II on BAT
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: '69 Cyclone Spoiler II on BAT

That's a nice find. Makes me want it, but I like my Comet. My dad had a 68 ford Galaxy XL fastback,white, 390 cu in C6, which eventually was my ride in High School, 74-76 Unfortunately to say, I really beat on it. Went hill jumping, dirt roading, drag racing friends, "Laying" in the back seat. Got r...
by wgreggking
Thu Sep 01, 2022 9:56 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from AK
Replies: 14
Views: 698

Re: Hello from AK

Great find, Welcome from AZ
by wgreggking
Fri Aug 19, 2022 2:53 pm
Forum: 60 - 63 Comets
Topic: Finding Parts
Replies: 6
Views: 466

Re: Finding Parts

I was just on Classic industries web site they have quite a few items for the 64-65 Comet /Falcons. Whole and partial Floor pans, cowl parts.A good selection of weatherstripping. AC and heating. Dash pads,lots more. I always thought they were mostly GM . Anybody been using them?
by wgreggking
Sat Aug 13, 2022 12:45 pm
Forum: All in the Family, Comet's Ford Sisters
Topic: 1937 Lincoln Zephyr V12
Replies: 4
Views: 738

Re: 1937 Lincoln Zephyr V12

"Oneword Badas.!" THX.
by wgreggking
Fri Aug 12, 2022 4:01 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: thoughts on my wheel size just ordered 08/22
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: thoughts on my wheel size just ordered 08/22

215/70-14 is 8.5" tread width & you have manual steering........Armstrong steering but the gravel helps a bit? I have 8" width & was thinking about going manual. Finally got my PS unit straightened out last week. Don't think I'm changing w/ osteoarthritic problems. Beautiful country, reminds me of ...
by wgreggking
Fri Aug 12, 2022 10:48 am
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: thoughts on my wheel size just ordered 08/22
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: thoughts on my wheel size just ordered 08/22

My drive in the pic, shop on the left. Last two weeks we had several 3-4" rains have to grade my drive, had 12" washouts in several spots. I have a tractor. just to get out. My 96 mustang GT is fairly low. https://i.postimg.cc/TwvCXKjh/SDC12176.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/3wSgJdH3/001.jpg there is a wa...
by wgreggking
Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:10 am
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: thoughts on my wheel size just ordered 08/22
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: thoughts on my wheel size just ordered 08/22

What is lots of caster to you? Anything over about 3.5 gets real hard to turn manual. Like the look your talking about! Its been a while since I did it, home job, 3.5? maybe more? Watched some videos , levels, strings tape measure, test rides.Temp till I get it all back together from the accident. ...
by wgreggking
Thu Aug 04, 2022 1:52 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: thoughts on my wheel size just ordered 08/22
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: thoughts on my wheel size

While continuing work on the 2nd quarter panel replacement, I have been shopping for rims and tires. I need some motivation. Wanted satin black wheels, RWL tires,road racer/ moonshine back-roads vibe. Keeping the comet white with black accents. Ordered Mastercraft Avenger tires, 215/70-14, same size...
by wgreggking
Wed Jul 27, 2022 8:59 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Illinois!
Replies: 13
Views: 821

Re: Hello from Illinois!

Nice! Welcome here.
by wgreggking
Wed Jul 20, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente Build
Replies: 83
Views: 3675

Re: 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente Build

Did you get any missing parts,trim, tail lights, bumpers, interior? (the hard to find ones)
by wgreggking
Tue Jul 19, 2022 11:58 am
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Joe's '65 Caliente
Replies: 347
Views: 62381

Re: Joe's '65 Caliente

I removed the rear side window metal top part, and bolted it just under that. Its between the interior metal trim piece and the flange of the uni body just inside. looks to be a 1/2 in bolt with some washers, it swivels about 3/4s of an in. Do you happen to have a pic of that location? :D Jim Sorry...
by wgreggking
Mon Jul 18, 2022 12:53 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Joe's '65 Caliente
Replies: 347
Views: 62381

Re: Joe's '65 Caliente

Did this long time ago when my boy was driving the comet: I removed the rear side window metal top part, and bolted it just under that. Its between the interior metal trim piece and the flange of the uni body just inside. looks to be a 1/2 in bolt with some washers, it swivels about 3/4s of an in. I...