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SPI Viper Red 1965 Mustang painted 9 years ago

GPR

Active Member
We are going to be changing the front nose and getting rid of the large spoiler





We will also modify the rear bumper to get a better fit and paint body color.

 

GPR

Active Member
This is the first test fit of the customer supplied Stangaholics front apron. I had to do a lot of fiberglass grinding to clear the electric fan. It still needs to go down on the right side and up on the drivers side.



 

GPR

Active Member
To get the front end to line up better Brian had to adjust the fenders.









I had to add a little filler to match the fenders



Epoxy primed

 

GPR

Active Member
Brian cut the ends off the bumper and lined up the center



Since the bumper was narrow we had an old bumper that he cut out a section and welded to the back



Reshaping the end



Now he can screw it together to test fit



After a lot of welding and grinding





Epoxy primed. Next week I will do a little bodywork

 

Grabber70Mach

Well-Known Member
Wow that's a lot of work, but as always the attention to the details you all put into the cars is great and they look superb.
 

GPR

Active Member
I added a couple of L brackets that will bolt to the radiator support



SPI white epoxy





I wet sanded lightly with 600 and sprayed 3 coats of SPI Viper Red yesterday and today sprayed SPI Universal clear



 

Horseplay

I Don't Care. Do you?
What a difference. From butt ugly to nasty good. Wasn't too keen on that valance up until just now. I hope the grill is black. Is it to remain bumperless?
 

GPR

Active Member
What a difference. From butt ugly to nasty good. Wasn't too keen on that valance up until just now. I hope the grill is black. Is it to remain bumperless?
The front end is finished just need to add the black grille
 

Horseplay

I Don't Care. Do you?
Hard to tell but it looks like you didn't fill in the side bumper bolt holes in the fenders. What's the plan there? Small turn signal indicators maybe?
 

GPR

Active Member
Hard to tell but it looks like you didn't fill in the side bumper bolt holes in the fenders. What's the plan there? Small turn signal indicators maybe?
We didn't want to paint the fenders. At this time we are going to fill the hole with painted bumper bolts. The owner may install round side marker lights.
 
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