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Grokenberger
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New Member From NorCal

Post #1 by Grokenberger » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:48 am

Hello FORD6,
I am a new member from California. 'Ive owned my 1966 200 inline 6 mustang coup now for 26 years. She was born in San Jose california in 1965. She is whom has made me mechanically confident after many close calls and near life threatening experiences.There was one time I drove her home 45 miles crossing two bridges even navigating her through the toll booth with no brakes. Happy She and myself are still around for future shenanigans. Though I'm Still a mechanical Novice I am here for guidance and Experience. I'm Finally starting to carve out time to get her back up to snuff to enjoy our time on the Road again.
Chris Grokenberger

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Post #2 by bubba22349 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:27 pm

A big welcome to the Ford Six site Chris, that’s s great story and congrats on being able to keep your Mustang all those years. Good luck on the repairs :thumbup: :nod:
A bad day Drag Racing is still better than a good day at work!

I am still hunting for a project car to build but with my current low budget it's not looking so good. My Ex- Fleet of Sixes these are all long gone! :bang: 1954 Customline 223 3 speed with O/D, 1963 Fairlane project drag car with BB6, 1977 Maverick 250 with C4, 1994 F-150 a 300 with 5 speed.

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Post #3 by wsa111 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:28 pm

Chris, welcome aboard.
A 66 coupe is a nice ride. I own a 67 Mustang & you can do a lot with that engine. Bill
67 mustang,C-4, with mod. 80 hd, custom 500 cfm carb with annular boosters, hooker headers, dual exh.-X pipe, flowmaster mufflers, HEI dist. Engine 205" .030" over with offset ground crank & 1.65 roller rockers. 9.5 comp., Isky 262 cam.
2003 Ford Lightning daily driver. Recurving Distributors. billythedistributorman@live.com
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Post #4 by bmbm40 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:18 pm

Yes a great Mustang the 66 and the 200 is good stock or you can do a few mods.
66 Bronco-1970 250, NV3550, DSII, 4 turn ps, uncut, 1" bl, 2.5" sl, front disc, twin stick D 20, 30 x 9.50
NEXT- direct mount 1.08 on D8 head, power brakes, rear limited slip, 3G, electric fan, electric upgrades, custom curved DSII, header, 31" tires

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