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Offline PitSnipe (Kyle)

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PitSnipe's Sleeper
« on: November 03, 2013, 03:35:27 PM »
So here is my Mustang. A couple of you have asked for me to post it here.

USERNAME: PitSnipe
YEAR: 1966
MAKE: Ford
MODEL: Mustang
TRIM: Deluxe Interior/Pony Package
COLOR: Emberglo

EXTERIOR:
Shelby GT350 Hood
Shelby GT350R Front Apron
Front Spliter
Tri Bar Halogen Headlamps
Yellow Fog Lights in Grille
Rear Roll Pan with Reverse Lamp Delete
Removed Front Bumper

INTERIOR:
Alpine Head Unit
Faded Deluxe Pony Package Interior

SUSPENSION/TIRES:
15" American Racing Wheels
225/65R15 Front
275/65R15 Rear
5 Leaf Rear
Under Rider Traction Bars
Front 620 Shelby Springs
KYB Shocks
KYB Upper and Lower Control Arms
Upgraded 1 1/8" Front Sway Bar

Drivetrain:
302 V-8
Edelbrock Heads
Edelbrock Performed RPM Intake
Edelbrock 600CFM Carburetor
Hooker Supercomp Long Tube Headers
2 1/2" Straight Pipe Exhaust
2 40 Series Flowmaster Mufflers
Pertronix Electronic Ignition
40,000 Volt Petronix Coil
C4 Automatic Transmission with 2500 Stall Converter
8" Rear end with 3.55 Gears

FUTURE MODS:
16" American Racing Torque Thrust D Wheels
Disc Brakes all the way around
351W engine swap
PAINT JOB

The day I bought it for $800 and pushed home 5 blocks (August 2007)
It took three loads in a pickup to get all the parts home. Everything was there though.

2017-07-20_02-04-51 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr

What she looked like in high school

IMG_20170629_200804_907 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr


And how she looks today

20170725_170819 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr
« Last Edit: July 28, 2017, 08:33:27 AM by PitSnipe (Kyle) »
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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2016, 02:23:02 PM »
Just a little update on my girl. Over the summer I decided to relocate her to my work so when I had a free moment I could fix the trans leak. A few months back when it was warming up outside I decided to take her for a ride on my lunch hour. As I left my work the brake pedal went to the floor. Turned her around and put her back to sleep.

So a couple weeks ago I had a slow day in the shop and decided to look into the trans and the braking issue. Pulled off the brake reservoir cap and she was way low. Topped it off and tested the brakes. They still went to the floor. So my first thought was bad master cylinder except when I looked at the brake reservoir I noticed that it was low again. Ive got a leak somewhere. I pulled all four wheels and found the right front wheel cylinder leaking. That's an easy fix. Too bad I couldn't get one the same day though. So as she sat disabled in the air I looked into the transmission leak. After some extensive clean up I ran her and looked for the leak. The shift shaft seal and the trans pan were both leaking. Shift shaft seal was a slow leak and requires a partial tear down. So I pulled the pan, replaced the gasket, and filled her up. The shift shaft seal will have to be another day.
Got the wheel cylinder the next day and put it all back together. Took her for a drive and boy did I miss the experience. I think since I have the Xterra where I want her I am going to start focusing on the Mustang again.

2017-07-20_02-03-21 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr

« Last Edit: July 20, 2017, 02:09:42 PM by PitSnipe (Kyle) »
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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2017, 02:12:04 PM »
With car show season around the corner its time to warm the ole girl up.

I snagged these yellow lamps off a wrangler that was traded in. Found a good place for them.
I think I want to change the wheels and add a front splitter. So look for that to come soon.

20170630_181539 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr
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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2017, 02:29:52 PM »
After sitting for 8 months I connected the battery charger and she fired right up. Click on pic to hear her purr

20170416_092349 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr
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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2017, 08:29:10 AM »
Ordered a front splitter. I didn't care for the actual one for the Mustang so I got one for a 67/68 Camaro.

IMG_20170724_173427_824 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr
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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2017, 08:30:41 AM »
Installed the splitter today and wired the yellow lights.

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20170725_170819 by Kyle Zastrow, on Flickr

I think I am going to lower it a little now.
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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2017, 09:08:53 AM »
Badass we have to hit a carshow after i fix my gmc

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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2017, 08:39:23 AM »
Why are the lights taped?!
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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2017, 10:12:59 AM »
Why are the lights taped?!
After 150mph a rock can make them shatter but with tape on them it only cracks.

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Re: PitSnipe's Sleeper
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2017, 04:22:54 PM »
I love the track inspired look.
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