Re: I have a restoration that I've hauled around the country for the last ten years.
If they are something you want to keep, I sure would NOT leave them
sitting any longer in Florida than necessary unless the garage is
climate controlled, due to the heat and humidity and it's impact on
metal (old Mustangs were prone to rust) as well as carpeting and
upholstery (mildew), and rubber parts. Load 'em up and get 'em out of
On Tue, 05 Jul 2005 11:47:17 GMT, David Schierholz
>Short story- I'm goiing to work, but want to toss my hat in:
>'67, convertible, GT gas cap, 390 Thunderbird decal on the air cleaner
>but rebuilt durring the brief year that I drove it and the machine
>shop said it was a 352. I had it rebuilt that way. VIN as I recall
>was some shade of green. Painted candy apple red before I got it.
>Took a front end hit at some point.
>I plan to take it back to pretty much original driver. I live in
>Bayonne, New Jersey and can afford it now. Car is in Florida in the
>garage where it was left before going back to school. I've been
>through a career as an aircraft mechanic since then it came off the
>road, so I'm pretty competent.
>Thinking about suppliers, and how to get it north. '78 Chevy C-20 in
>the garage with the Mustang. It was working when parked seven years
>ago. Tires still have air as of Christmas.
>Any mecahnics in Tampa interested in driving a C-20 around for the
>daily grind, for a month, and just pay for gas? Or should I stick the
>pickup in the back of a U-haul and the Mustang on a trailer and then
>worry about getting the pickup running up here.
1965 Ford Mustang fastback 2+2 A Code 289 C4 Trac-Lok
Vintage Burgundy w/Black Standard Interior; Vintage 40
16" rims w/BF Goodrich Comp T/A gForce Radial
225/50ZR16 KDWS skins; surround sound audio-video.
"When the time comes to lay down my life for my country,
I do not cower from this responsibility. I welcome it."
-JFK Inaugural Address