My 97 GT Build *UPDATE: 8.31.07/Spoiler Painted*

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  1. Chet

    Chet New Member

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    ::Where I'm at now::

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    I bought my mustang wrecked in Feb '06. There wasn't alot of body work to be done to get it "fixed" but I wanted a little more. So, I decided on ordering a body kit. Great, it looks sweet, but a hood would make it so much better... Ok, looking nice, wonder how side exhaust would look?


    ...and thats how it started. Now I'm striving towards a car show quality ride.

    Some of the major things I'd like to do in the future is:

    • Roush Body Kit
    • Side Exhaust
    • Cobra R SVO Hood
    • 18" GT 40 Wheels wrapped in 275/35's and 295/35's
    • 13" Drilled/Slotted Rotors
    • 1.5" Drop
    • Custom leather Interior
    • 4.10 Gears
    • 7" TouchScreen in a Custom Benzel
    • 2 12" Subs hidden in behind the rear seats
    • Lambo Doors


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    Let me know what you think of my vision here...
     
  2. Chet

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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    ::History::

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    I bought my car from a rebuild-able lot for $3450 of which I had to pay on for 3 months considering I pay for everything done to my ride. It wasn't in the best of shape when I first got it but all the inner fender and the right side of the car was untouched by the previous wreck.



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    The door and fender had to be replaced, there was mixed opinions about the rear but I opted to stick a quarter on it.



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    Since I had to paint anyways I figured I ought to go ahead and put a bodykit. After months of looking through magazines and sifting through pictures off of Google I decided to go with the Roush Kit. In my opinion, its one of the best flowing bodykit out there for SN95's. I found an kit on eBay so I got a deal on it. I have a few pictures of it held up on there but, they suck... After I got that in the mail I started looking for the elusive and expensive exhaust tips. While I was searching for thoses I knew I had to put a hood on it. My bodyman (which is actually my soon-to-be-Father-in-law ;) ) told me to make sure to buy a good quality hood or I'd regret it...


    this is why I regretted my hood:


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    We ended up having close to 45 work hours in just the fiberglass/bondo work. :comando:


    ###I'll update this further when its not so late###
     
  3. scarface

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    ^ reserved...lol


    I think you have a nice project on your hands....keep up the good work, and it will be a beauty :)
     
  4. Lightning Struck

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    sounds like a great map you have laid out there, the only thing im not sure on is the lambo dors I have heard most guys say they are :rice: but if you like em go for em ;)
     
  5. uncltrvlnmatt

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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    Not big on the lambo door idea either, and that ball on the shifter needs to go.
     
  6. AaRoN

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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    good project. can't wait to see more progress pics :)
     
  7. Chet

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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    We got to blow some paint on her friday night. Here's some teaser pics:

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  8. scarface

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    coming along great bud O0
     
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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    lookin good!
     
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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    How was the quality of that Roush kit and how much was it?
     
  11. Chet

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    funny you ask that, I found a post on FnSweet about the same it I bought... I didn't get the reserve price but I ended up calling the seller and what the deal was is that he had bought the kit, then sold the Stang. I ended up getting it for about $400 I believe which is a steal cause it is awesome quality. There was literally no prep work. I had to smooth out around the rolls of the side skirt which is nothing. They normally go for aroung $900 now I think.
     
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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    instaed of molding your dash and all that hassel why dont you just buy the 01-04 bezels with 6 dish and the double din screen should fitt right in there no problem
     
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    Re: My 97 GT "Build Thread" **WIP**

    I have the same damage on my 97 cobra got hit when it was parked...got full coverage though
     
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    Awesome! I love the roush kit. keep us updated :rockyou:
     
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    Everything seem to be coming along pretty nic. Keep us updated O0
     
  16. Chet

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    Re: My 97 GT Build *PAINTED!*

    We put her all together last weekend and this weekend we buffed and washed and waxed!

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    wheels and tires are on their way! :banana:
     
  17. JonBeast

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    Re: My 97 GT Build *PAINTED!*

    Lookin good!

    What suspension setup are you going with?

    Lose the tails :eek:utofcloset:
     
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    Re: My 97 GT Build *PAINTED!*

    looks great!!
     
  19. 68mustang5.0

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    yeah, lose the tails too... :slap: :slap: :eek:utofcloset: :rice:
     
  20. scarface

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    new tails and drop her...it will be 100% :) O0