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Offline Fixy

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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #15 on: October 02, 2016, 12:09:24 pm »
Why would an 8,000 mi car w original paint have needed a new KK sticker?
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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #16 on: October 02, 2016, 01:34:56 pm »
About the only reason that I could reasonably deduce would be that at some point in the past, some IDIOTIC WASTREL intentionally removed it.


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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2016, 01:22:42 pm »
We have been working on the car... proper KK sticker is installed and we have painted the radiator black and added the proper air cleaner/snorkel. Again, thanks for all the input. Ted

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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2017, 07:30:26 am »
Good News!! Frank suggested removing the driver's seat and looking under the carpet for the build sheet and we found it. It is in good condition.
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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #19 on: January 03, 2017, 06:50:16 pm »
Anybody else looking for the build sheet it could be on the passenger side. Where mine was located.

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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #20 on: January 03, 2017, 07:17:05 pm »
Good point Jerry. I just found a build sheet this afternoon for KK1242 in the passenger side rear footwell along with a crumpled Ford drink cup.
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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #21 on: January 08, 2017, 10:25:03 pm »
A little off topic but kind of fun, when we took the drivers seat out to look for the build sheet we found two sugar packets and a piece of paper from a cigarette carton. The second owner told me that the original owner lived and still lives in the Dearborn area. The sugar packets are from a "dining room, coffee shop, and car service" place called "Ted's" that was in the area. I can only imagine that he went to 'Ted's" got some coffee and lit a cigarette while hanging out in the lot with his new Boss 429.

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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #22 on: January 25, 2017, 11:16:02 am »
Just an update on our car. We contacted the second owner who still lives in the same spot where he was back in 1995 when we bought the car. He bought the car in 1975 or 1976 from the original owner. He told me he bought the car with 5300 miles on it. We bought it from him with 8500 miles on it. Quite interesting is the fact that the original owner is a man who worked for Ford Motor and lives in Dearborn, MI. I have sent a letter and photos to him and hope he will reply.

Additionally, Frank and Jeff at SEMO encouraged us to get a correct shifter for the car. We went thru Bill Heeley because Frank said to and we have a great concours shifter for the car. I can't say enough about working with Frank, Jeff and Bill to get parts and advice. These guys are very knowledgeable and great to work with.

I think we are getting our car up to speed thanks to everyones help and encouragement.

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Re: Raven Black 69
« Reply #23 on: February 08, 2017, 08:47:15 pm »
I visited my mustang last weekend. It is pretty cold and miserable up in Minnesota, so no joyrides... Anyways to my surprise the Boss gave birth to two more bosses. A 1/18th scale and a 1/24th scale. Well, now we have three boss 429s. At least the parts and maintenance are a lot less costly on the two new ones.