Hello All. I just purchased a 72 Mach 1 and look forward to getting into the community.

I purchased the car from the original owner who ordered it in 71. It is a very clean car. Garage kept and well maintained. Q Code with a Hurst 4 speed in dark green.

I'll get some pics up soon.
DNA, You must post a picture of the car with one of your guitars leaning against the front bumper!!
DNA - sounds like you found yourself a nice Mach 1 not to mention a 4 speed one! Definitely looking forward to seeing some pictures. Thanks for joining us.
Welcome great choice. Lots of info, and help from lots of good people. Jump in anytime. JTS 71 Mach1
DNA, welcome to this site. We need pics of your car. Sounds nice. Great people here and they are always willing to help. Good luck. Dave R.
Sorry for the delay all. Here are some pics.



Great looking car!
Oh Snap! That's nice! Thumbup

But a Q-code 4-speed with a standard (Non-NASA) type hood? You might have a fairly rare car there. Have you ordered a Marti Report yet?
I'll order the report tonite.

Here's the history. The guy who bought it ordered it in late '71 (November most likely) right after college and he had just got the job that he would eventually retire at. He met my dad right before I was born (in '72) and they have been best friends since then. The car was bought in Indiana I believe (he went to Butler) and was moved to KY, IA and back to KY. It has been in his garage for the last 15 years but has been started regularly and the gas has been treated. 70500 miles.

Its currently still at his place until I get another car out which should be Wednesday. Thats why the delay in pics.

This guy's is like family to me. An uncle sort of relationship. We have even logged 3000 miles together on the backs of Harleys. So I couldn't trust this cars pedigree more if Ol' Edsel rose up and gave it to me himself. Its got the window sticker and everything.

It was an a-la-cart build so it could be pretty rare. Its got POSI, vinyl roof, AC, disk brakes, Q motor and 4 speed. The interior is vinyl as well but the drivers seat needs recovered. It needs a real good cleaning and a tune up but its a survivor for sure. I have 4 boys so its going to be great to have this to work on with them too. I'll never sell it so they will have to fight over it after I'm dead. My moneys on the 2nd born Biggrin

I really sort of fell into the car. I was doing some work on his home network and he mentioned he needed to sell it for his daughters wedding. His wife, him and I talked for awhile about it and you can tell it means a lot to them. They really wanted it to have a good home and since I'm basically family, we decided on a number. Also he can drive it whenever he wants. Thumbup

Im really stoked about it. I sold my Harley to get it so my wife is happy and that makes things just overall better. Awes

When I get it to house I'll do a full pictorial outside and post it the the appropriate place.

Thanks for the warm welcomes. Drink_to_that
I noticed that too: a flat hood on a 351 Mach could be a very rare car if original.

I must say that even though my car is the equivalent of a full-dress Harley with all the stripes, spoilers, magnums and such...I really find a simple stripe-free and unadorned car refreshing and attractive in a "lean and mean" way. Awesome.

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Latest Threads
Tachometer Wiring
Last Post: Mustangmike
Today 08:39 PM
» Replies: 10
» Views: 166
66 Fairlane Project
Last Post: JTS71 Mach1
12-17-2018 10:15 AM
» Replies: 524
» Views: 117574
New member 1969 Mach 1
Last Post: Mustangmike
12-17-2018 09:00 AM
» Replies: 11
» Views: 1057
351c wont start, help
Last Post: JTS71 Mach1
12-16-2018 08:26 AM
» Replies: 71
» Views: 4075
PCM keeps burning out have replaced for...
Last Post: Mustangbob
12-11-2018 10:58 AM
» Replies: 8
» Views: 515
70 Boss 302 - Night Mission build blog
Last Post: JTS71 Mach1
12-07-2018 01:12 PM
» Replies: 109
» Views: 69782
Alternator Light Won't go off
Last Post: 1969_Mach1
12-05-2018 11:56 AM
» Replies: 10
» Views: 711
Last Post: Steven Harris
12-04-2018 02:36 PM
» Replies: 55
» Views: 9073
My newest 1970 Mustang Fastback 302
Last Post: BLACK JADE 69
12-04-2018 12:08 AM
» Replies: 24
» Views: 2234
New guy with a question.
Last Post: 1969_Mach1
12-03-2018 06:57 AM
» Replies: 25
» Views: 1269
Dashboard lights REALLY dim, any fixes??
Last Post: Steven Harris
12-01-2018 12:04 PM
» Replies: 13
» Views: 13878
new member
Last Post: Steven Harris
12-01-2018 12:02 PM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 388
1971-73 "Clydesdales"
Last Post: Mister 4x4
11-29-2018 11:35 AM
» Replies: 26
» Views: 1434
Installing Factory gauges in a '71-'73 M...
Last Post: Mister 4x4
11-28-2018 03:26 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 883
Pictures and some info from a new guy
Last Post: Mister 4x4
11-28-2018 03:02 AM
» Replies: 18
» Views: 1610
Been Awhile... '71 Rustang
Last Post: Mister 4x4
11-24-2018 01:49 PM
» Replies: 143
» Views: 94308
1965 Fairlane (Mustangmike)
Last Post: JTS71 Mach1
11-23-2018 02:56 PM
» Replies: 14
» Views: 1195
Happy Thanks Giving!!!
Last Post: 1969_Mach1
11-23-2018 03:42 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 390
How not to Handle A DUI Checkpoint?!?!
Last Post: Vanbens91
11-14-2018 07:22 PM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 2204
Led lights not all that good.
Last Post: Mustangmike
11-14-2018 09:44 AM
» Replies: 20
» Views: 6155