A while back, we talked about a “Fox Body” Ford Mustang that we picked up off of the local Craigslist with plans of using it to test products and eventually “restore” it. Since then, we’ve used it for testing of new products and for a tech video where we restored the original wheels. Otherwise it has sat out in the weather and gotten progressively worse. Now with a dead battery, we need to use the Eastwood Battery Jump Pack to start it.
So at the end of 2012, we decided we needed to get in gear and give this car a new lease on life! Although we have a warehouse full of Eastwood tools, paints, and supplies available to us, we wanted to make this a project that is just like the project you have sitting in your garage. We’ve set a budget of $7,000 and a goal of making this Pony cruise-nite ready by mid-summer. That means, there may be things we’d like to do, but they may have to wait until next winter, if they do not fit into the budget. Oh yeah, did we mention we will be working on this around our daily jobs at Eastwood, our own projects, etc…..there will be time constraints just like you have when trying to get your project done!
We’re going to need a lot of Eastwood products to bring this tired ol’ gal back to life, so we started a list of products we’ll be using along the way. Check back often as we list more items we used on the build!
Check out our evaluation of the car in the video below and watch this space as we start tearing into the car. It’s definitely going to get much worse before it gets better!