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#1
Hey there everyone, my name is Mike and I live in Michigan. I own a 1969 Mach 1 sport roof with a 428 cj under the hood. I try to do a little to it every year, I hate to just through alot of cash at it at once. I only have left to do on it is replace the rear end to a possi and I am finally done with it. I am just not a fan of the one wheel peel! I am 38 so I never drove a car like that before and don't really like the rear end thats in it. I am just having a hard time deciding on the right gear for it, I don't drive highway with it so I am not to worried about that. Always open for suggestions and good conversation topics. I will post some pics when the weather breaks and I can get my girl out of the garage! Have a great day all!!!!
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#2
Welcome, A 3.50 posi should give pretty good launch with a 428 and still be pretty livable day to day, just a thought. JTS 71 Mach1
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#3
Welcome to the site from Virginia! Looking forward to seeing pics of the girl!
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#4
Welcome Mike,

We look forward to seeing the 69 when you can safely pull it from the garage.

I agree with JTS71 on the choice of a 3:50 for an generally enjoyable ratio. If you want a little more snap go a bit numerically higher or it you want a little more highway drive-ability go just a tad numerically lower.

Anyway - enjoy the site. Glad to have you with us.
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#5
WELCOME FROM IOWA! I AGREE. 3.50 IS YOUR BEST MIDDLE OF THE ROAD FOR THAT APPLICATION. PLEASE POST PICS WHEN YOU CAN!!!
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#6
welcome mike looking forward to seeing pics of the 69 as they are my favorite.As for gears my vote is for 370 or 389.Especially if not alot of highway driving.
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#7
Hello, my name is Patrick and I am from Northern Virginia and I own a 69 Mach 1. I have owned this car since I was 17 and now I am turning 44 and in the process of putting it back together after way too many years of it being at a body shop and nothing happening to it. This will be the second time putting the car back together, first time was when I bought it from the owner of the body shop that had it.

I am shooting to get this car back on the road by the summer time, wish me luck. I will be checking this forum site out a lot for advise and where to fid some parts and techniques to finish me renovation.

Thanks,
390mach1
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#8
Hey Mike welcome to the site. It sounds pretty unanimous that 3.50 gears are a favorite here and I agree too. I just installed 3.89's in my car but have not yet driven it so I am unable to opine on whether I like them or not. However, I have do have a set of 3.50's to fall back on if I need to make a change.

I look forward to seeing some pictures when you get your car as I am also a big fan of the 69 Mach especially the 428's!

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#9
Hello everyone, my name is Martin from the Netherlands and I own a Mach 1 1972.
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#10
Welcome Martin.

Glad to have you here.

Feel free to start your own thread and introduce both yourself and your Mach 1 to us personally.

How long have you had your Mach 1? How did you come about wanting a U.S. car and finding one to purchase?

Jump on in and enjoy the site.
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