> Hi all,
> I have a 1973 mustang coupe (351C, FMX). I'm thinking of replacing the
> stock hood with a NASA type.
NACA, technically. NACA was the predecessor organization to NASA &
developed the "duct" we are familiar with.
BUT, you will get much better search results with a search on "NASA"...
that's what Ford used(Ford wanted to associate with the popular NASA
> 1. Are OEM NASA hoods still available?
> 2. Is there a repro NASA hood that someone recommends?
> 3. Is it difficult to replace the hood yourself? I have some
> mechnical experience (ok, I rebuilt the engine by myself once, and the
> suspension twice). If I had an engine hoist or some other kind of
> lift, would I be able to replace the hood with the help of a friend?
Didn't you take the hood off to get the engine out?
> Or should I just let a professional do it?
The paint, if you use the factory-style blackout, is tricky...:
> 4. If I should let a professional do it, any names in the Phoenix
> Arizona area that I should inquire with?