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rsk289
rsk289
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Last Activity: 16-10-2019, 09:56 PM
Joined: 07-09-2005
Location: Cambs
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  • The interior lacquers are not quite like exterior paint - they have a thin, semi-transparent sort of finish but actually cover pretty well. My '68 has Charcoal Black interior and I would certainly try to keep to the US aerosols if you can. The only way to get it is either to find a UK stockist, which...
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  • rsk289
    replied to Thoughts on this car
    Just to add to Mark's post, whilst the HP or K code Mustangs had the VIN stamped on engines, the Cobra engine stampings were not the VIN. These seem to have been specific engine numbers, applied by Shelby American (I think - not Ford), and could be of one or two letters and a number, or just a four-digit...
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  • rsk289
    replied to Thoughts on this car
    It doesn't. April '68 were still getting 289s. 289s have a recessed cast area at the back of the block - the only numbers I've ever seen stamped into a 289 block (i.e. on Cobra 289s) is down on the LHS of the block on a machined surface about half-way up.

    I presume Hipo-engined Mustangs...
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  • rsk289
    replied to Thoughts on this car
    In my world, 'numbers matching' doesn't necessarily mean the VIN is shown on other components than the frame of the car. I suppose that in a late '68 Mustang on that would indeed be the case, but the term 'numbers matching' in the classic world in general means that the individual component serial numbers...
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