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chilly460
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From: richmond, va USA
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posted 12-31-2004 04:08 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chilly460   Click Here to Email chilly460     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hello All-

I was told this place was a good Ford tech site so I came over to check it out. Great forums.

I'm kind of in a pathetic state right now, cars are in storage while I move into a new house. I've been working on a street/strip '86 Capri for a few years now, with any luck I'll have it buttoned up this summer. 408w/c4/4.11 Detroit 9". Also have a 514 project coming together which will go into my '76 F250 4x4 farm truck, and I have a '93 Lightning with a Powerdyne XB1A supercharger that is the parts hauler an interim "race car" until I get off my butt and finish the Capri. Basically a bunch of late model ugliness...but it's my fleet for now.

I also share ownership of a '63 Mercury Marauder with my father. Pretty solid old car, but it's a bit rough around the edges...call it a 40 footer. Just installed a 390 .030over, Edelbrock heads with good valve job and pocket cleanup, Performer RPM, Comp 270H, FPA TriY headers. Haven't been back home to work out the kinks but we hope it will be a nice streeter..hope to squeak into the 13's at minimum and cruise with ease. Had the Cruisomatic convertor loosened to about 2400rpm...and we'll probably throw a set of 4.11s in it soon to help move the big barge.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 12-31-2004 04:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome to M&M!

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Dave Gibson
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posted 12-31-2004 04:29 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dave Gibson   Click Here to Email Dave Gibson     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome to Mustangsandmore.com, Chilly! Check out all the forum's, have fun and enjoy. Also have fun with the Marauder. Sounds like a very nice ride.

Dave & Terri

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chilly460
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posted 12-31-2004 04:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chilly460   Click Here to Email chilly460     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks Dave. The Marauder just needs a bit of TLC...I guess a previous owner drove by "feel" so quite a bit of the trim has been blessed, but we've scrounged some decent trim and it's looking better. Interior received new seat cover and carpet and is in good shape, so it's a passable driver for now. Here's a pic of the car before we took delivery, we've changed to Cragar SST with 235/60/15 and 255/75/15 for a more traditional look.


[This message has been edited by chilly460 (edited 12-31-2004).]

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fxcomet
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posted 12-31-2004 04:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for fxcomet   Click Here to Email fxcomet     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Glad to see you here Chris. Also good to hear the Marauder is coming along well. I hear ya on the trim thing. My trim apparently had been magnatized somewhere along the way. It's the only explanation I can come up with for all the shopping cart dings it has in it.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 12-31-2004 04:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sure looks nice to me!

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chilly460
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posted 12-31-2004 05:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chilly460   Click Here to Email chilly460     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks FX, we're getting excited about the big Merc now that it's back up and running...we had a few stumbles along the way when doing the motor swap, nothing quite as bad as you've experienced but it can take the wind out of a project at times. It's not quite a fender shaker, but it definitely has a more appropriate sound now with a bit of cam and headers. Have to slug it out with the two ugly red barges this summer =)

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65460
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posted 12-31-2004 06:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 65460   Click Here to Email 65460     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome Chris, I dont believe Ive ever seen a picture of the car, I new ya had it, and about your little "wrestling" match with the headers if I remember correctly

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drag79stang
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posted 12-31-2004 06:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for drag79stang   Click Here to Email drag79stang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome aboard, Chris.
I would think that engine combo (and looser converter), would haul that rig pretty quickly. (probably scare yer dad) :>)

Stay awhile....make yerself 'ta home'.
:>)

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kid vishus
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posted 12-31-2004 06:10 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kid vishus   Click Here to Email kid vishus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome to M&M Chilly!

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Moneymaker
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posted 12-31-2004 06:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Cool car.
I already said welcome.

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BattlestarOne
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posted 12-31-2004 10:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for BattlestarOne     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by chilly460:
It's not quite a fender shaker, but it definitely has a more appropriate sound now with a bit of cam and headers. Have to slug it out with the two ugly red barges this summer =)

Ugly Red Barges, huh? You WILL bow to the Mighty Edsel!

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tim1859
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posted 12-31-2004 11:04 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tim1859   Click Here to Email tim1859     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi Chris!

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mustangs68
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posted 12-31-2004 11:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangs68   Click Here to Email mustangs68     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome Chilly!!!!!!

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BattlestarOne
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posted 12-31-2004 11:16 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for BattlestarOne     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
BTW, I was just wondering.........did you ever master that nut on the bolt thing I tried to teach you last summer?

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65460
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posted 01-01-2005 12:02 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 65460   Click Here to Email 65460     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by chilly460:
Thanks FX, we're getting excited about the big Merc now that it's back up and running...we had a few stumbles along the way when doing the motor swap, nothing quite as bad as you've experienced but it can take the wind out of a project at times. It's not quite a fender shaker, but it definitely has a more appropriate sound now with a bit of cam and headers. Have to slug it out with the two ugly red barges this summer =)


I dont want to see anymore of that "Oh, I think Ill jet into Detroit and see what the guys are doing at Woodward" stuff. You DRIVE there boy!!!!!!!!

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jsracingbbf
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posted 01-01-2005 12:15 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for jsracingbbf   Click Here to Email jsracingbbf     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome Chilly, super car!
BTW are you the same chilly that runs the 385 series forum?

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qtrmiler
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posted 01-01-2005 11:50 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for qtrmiler   Click Here to Email qtrmiler     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Chris! Ya gotta bring the big Merc this year, that thing screams cool! Glad you made it

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89_coupe
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posted 01-01-2005 02:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 89_coupe   Click Here to Email 89_coupe     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, that's the same Chris that runs the Network54 385 series forum. That Big Merc is pretty nice. I have seen it in person when I met Chris(Chilly460) during Carlisle last spring. That will be a nice asset to the Arby's parking lot on Woodward this year as long as you don't wuss out again by flying to Detroit instead of driving Well, at least you made it there last year even if you did ake the easy way out

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65GreenGalaxie
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posted 01-02-2005 09:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 65GreenGalaxie   Click Here to Email 65GreenGalaxie     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hey Chilly. See you made it here also.Have not talked to you in a while. Whats the scoop on the Capri???? Any progress and are you still in search for rear wheels?

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chilly460
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posted 01-05-2005 01:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chilly460   Click Here to Email chilly460     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks guys.

Awful tough talk coming from a bunch of Woodward newbies...I've been there three years now...you guys are still playing catch up!!

Jason, yes I'm the 385 Series guy, glad to see you over here.

Travis, I just moved into the new house in VA and cleared out my sad little single car garage...I'm pulling the Crapi out of storage this weekend so I can start wrenching again. Carlisle is the goal, whether or not I make it...who knows. If nothing else, I should have the Big Merc there...maybe hook up with the Esled or that guy with the tan '63 S55 and run some other barges.

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fastbigblockford
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posted 01-05-2005 02:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for fastbigblockford   Click Here to Email fastbigblockford     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
hey chris,
good to see ya here on M&M. nice old sled, but where are the pics of the Capri?? i keep hearing about the car but have never seen it. you gotta post a pic man, im gonna post pics of the whalestang when i get use of a dig. camera. your project cant look half as bad as mine!!
hope to see ya at Carlisle this year, i live way too close to not make the trip.
later
Dan

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BlueMule
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posted 01-05-2005 02:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for BlueMule   Click Here to Email BlueMule     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm likin' the Mauarder!

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