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by poboyjo65
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: ‘65 Cyclone on BAT
Replies: 14
Views: 118

Re: ‘65 Cyclone on BAT

Hey, Jim! Access the secret number to your Swiss bank account :P https://classics.autotrader.com/classic-cars/1964/mercury/comet/101412151 JT https://i.postimg.cc/6QqdDH7x/45207275_10216648406258997_6852547469532725248_n.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/Y0KYLMdt/45101485_10216648408619056_87892474542235320...
by poboyjo65
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Showing Off
Topic: Let me start!!!!!!!!
Replies: 588
Views: 88130

Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Fred is one of my heroes :P I guess that is not hard to figure out why :roll: Seriously, following him on this forum over the years has been inspirational to me as others here have as well, I don't think I would have made it as far as I have on my Comet without this place and I am not doing anythin...
by poboyjo65
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: 60 - 63 Comets
Topic: 1962 Comet Build Thread
Replies: 105
Views: 8497

Re: 1962 Comet Build Thread

Yes it's pretty common knowledge around here to get 65 falcon/comet centerlink when upgrading to 65 manual steering but if you dont mind we will use your pic in this thread which is in the ''drivetrain'' section; https://cometcentral.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=15083 to show because a pic grabs a...
by poboyjo65
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from New Zealand
Replies: 6
Views: 35

Re: Hello from New Zealand

welcome on !! ! :D
by poboyjo65
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Finally building my 64 Comet
Replies: 83
Views: 2208

Re: Finally building my 64 Comet

to the rear. & it really isnt going back any,if you look at the angle of the tower & holes it basically makes the holes drop straight down To the front would give way too much neg caster. you want all the positive caster you can get. does the UCA's you bought have any built in +caster? some aftermar...
by poboyjo65
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Finally building my 64 Comet
Replies: 83
Views: 2208

Re: Finally building my 64 Comet

This is going to be a really fun car! :P
by poboyjo65
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Doug's 65 Cyclone build
Replies: 26
Views: 245

Re: Doug's 65 Cyclone build

Thanks guys, This car was beat so bad the rear shock mount plates were cracked and the transmission mount is warped. I have been working on this car since June so spoiler alert, There is a full floorpan replacement coming in a future post. Obviously I had to do that and install the subframe connect...
by poboyjo65
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Finally building my 64 Comet
Replies: 83
Views: 2208

Re: Finally building my 64 Comet

smithhe wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:26 am
just ordered a full rebuild for the front suspension
What kind of susp are you going with?
by poboyjo65
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Finally building my 64 Comet
Replies: 83
Views: 2208

Re: Finally building my 64 Comet

That is cool, it is so exciting to get them started for the first time. Congrats. I will sit and watch my engine running, if not live I watch my own videos over and over :roll: :P oh trust me mike ive been watching that video over and over today :lol: Dont you wish you woulda left the camera under ...
by poboyjo65
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: ‘64 Cyclone at Mecum auction
Replies: 14
Views: 171

Re: ‘64 Cyclone at Mecum auction

I saw this while looking through the lots being offered at the Kissimmee auction: https://www.mecum.com/lots/FL0121-444669/1964-mercury-comet-cyclone/ They make a big deal about the headlamps, T3’s were used on GM vehicles, Ford products used Ford oval logo headlamps. Being it is a Mecum auction I ...
by poboyjo65
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 65 head light retainer clips
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: 65 head light retainer clips

I dont remember any removable clips on my 65. there is a clip spot welded on the bucket hooks to a hole in the retainer ring ,then a spring hooks to the other side of the retainer ring. they are prone to snap off & might be what has happened. if that is the case you'll need another bucket or fab up ...
by poboyjo65
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Finally building my 64 Comet
Replies: 83
Views: 2208

Re: Finally building my 64 Comet

Just put it on youtube,then post a link to it on here. Congrats on the progress!!! :D
by poboyjo65
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Lavron's '64 Build Thread
Replies: 2096
Views: 182694

Re: Lavron's '64 Build Thread

Mike I did the same repair on my Falcon I used the machine in the attached video it worked great. Since your using a stud style puller it will take longer but the video shows the technique. Start at the ends three or four studs at a time and work towards the center. If you end up with a line of rai...
by poboyjo65
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Z-Bar?
Replies: 4
Views: 52

Re: Z-Bar?

I have the borgesen box, & I used the stock z bar, but a highly modified z bar .took a lot of cutting ,testing ,& welding.as far as I know I'm the only dumbass to do it so I would not recommend it . I have dougs headers . but mainly the problem I had was the box clearance with the z bar. with the hy...
by poboyjo65
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3251
Views: 248221

Re: what did you do to your comet today?

Joe Travers wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:19 pm
Is the '63 Falcon hood the same as the Comet?

JT
na Joe the nose is different