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by DesertRat
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: 1965 Cyclone Project Car
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Re: 1965 Cyclone Project Car

I'm working on my Photo skills thanks to the video!!! First wash. https://i.postimg.cc/xdNPfrcM/DSC00888.jpg The "factory" interior. I'm saving the original bucket seats for new upholstery. https://i.postimg.cc/d3hsX9Ws/DSC00889.jpg The car was built red on white. These are the original seat bottoms...
by DesertRat
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: 1965 Cyclone Project Car
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Re: 1965 Cyclone Project Car

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by DesertRat
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: 1965 Cyclone Project Car
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Re: 1965 Cyclone Project Car

didn't get it yet. I have the post image hosting site set up but cant link the two sites??????
I feel stupid, I know its something simple.
by DesertRat
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: 1965 Cyclone Project Car
Replies: 7
Views: 95

1965 Cyclone Project Car

I need to try to load photos so this is my first solo effort-here goes
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by DesertRat
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: My cat does not sit level------------
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: My cat does not sit level------------

Thanks for the input guys. I have the car stripped and ready to go up on my new rotisserie. This car is just too cool to half bake so I'm going all rotisserie resto on it. I'm probably do the coil over and shave the shock towers and I want it all to be easy. I need to learn your photo posting protoc...
by DesertRat
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: My cat does not sit level------------
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: My cat does not sit level------------

What about the lower suspension mounting points? If they correspond maybe just springs. I would think the car should be closer to level than an inch. Fred The fact that it is equal front and rear puzzles me. I guess it could be time and torque. I'll check the subframe and rear suspension. Sorry abo...
by DesertRat
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: My cat does not sit level------------
Replies: 6
Views: 160

My cat does not sit level------------

My 65 Cyclone 4 speed car sits one inch lower on the right side both front and rear than the left side. This is measured at the apex of the fender well lips on all 4 corners and the results are repeatable. I'm looking for suggestions of how to fix this. The car will have the drivetrain pulled out of...
by DesertRat
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Body Shop
Topic: Rotisserie install
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Rotisserie install

I am thinking about mounting my 65 Comet Cyclone on a new commercial unit rotisserie to take my build clear through paint. Has anyone on the site done that?
by DesertRat
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Rocker Molding ?
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: Rocker Molding ?

Over the last couple of months I went through and replaced all of my molding clips. I suggest you look at my post history - you will see quite a number of posts of my trying to find various clips. If you can't find one then re-post here or send me a PM - I suspect I can help. I was able to find a s...
by DesertRat
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Parts I would like to find-----
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: Parts I would like to find-----

the 2 center pieces are stainless but the 2 side pieces are chromed pot metal & WILL bubble if rechromed poorly. They are super hard to find & 64 was slightly different. I might could get his ph number if you want it. this is one of his pics; https://i.postimg.cc/59vD7SZN/97669514-2999697386782957-...
by DesertRat
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Parts I would like to find-----
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: Parts I would like to find-----

a guy on FB had a set of the vinyl trim , the ad is still up,not sure if it sold or not. 500 bucks & has a bubble in the chrome.you may have to join to see it. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1964.1965.Mercury.Comet.Cyclone/permalink/1856877881116077/?sale_post_id=1856877881116077 he also had a set...
by DesertRat
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Parts I would like to find-----
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: Parts I would like to find-----

Yea but you probably dont want them because of the outrageous price. but here they are; https://www.ebay.com/itm/1965-Comet-and-Cyclone-Inner-Tail-lamp-seals/313051020126?hash=item48e34b7b5e:g:lbsAAOSwrQ5cKgwD you could get some thin foam made to weatherize doors & windows for just a few bucks. Tha...
by DesertRat
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Rocker Molding ?
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: Rocker Molding ?

Here are some sources to check out: https://mrgusa.com/fasteners/ https://www.autofastco.net/universal_mldg_fasteners.html https://www.amkproducts.com/bulk-fasteners-listing/?codeforlookup=8220 https://www.cometcentral.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=15184 https://www.cometcentral.com/forum/viewtopic...
by DesertRat
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Rocker Molding ?
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: Rocker Molding ?

You failed to mention the year/ model of your Comet. If you have a ‘64 Cyclone Auto Krafters has these: https://www.autokrafters.com/Mercury-Cyclone-1964_p-8941-moulding-retainer-clip-1962-mercury-comet-1964-cyclone-62-63-meteor-63-monterey-door-rocker-or-body-side-c2gy-16a076a.aspx They are reprod...
by DesertRat
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Rocker Molding ?
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Rocker Molding ?

I am stripping my car for body work and paint. I took the Stainless rocker molding off today and see there are clip fasteners I will have to replace. Can anyone point me to a source for the clips or suggest a workable alternative?