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67 Mustang coupe exhaust tips

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Hi gang! Have you ever added something to your classic car, then stand back and wonder, “what was I thinking” kind of moment?  btw, This is just a short blog;)   When I had the stang taken on a flat-bed to have the exhaust put on, I was thinking large exhaust tips~ something to represent […]

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67 Mustang CVR thermostat housing installation

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Yes, I know, I’m in a blogging mood today! I’m waiting on parts and there’s nothing to do, so why not blog!;) You know, I would have never thought I’d pay 100 bucks for a thermostat housing! But when I had my 289 overhauled, a cheapo was installed and the chrome has been peeling off […]

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67 Mustang HID headlights/Halo install

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Hi! dne’ here with another mod to my ’67 Mustang coupe! I thought a set of these HID/Halo lights from www.Prostreetlighting.com would really dress up the front end! The sealed beams are so, “old school”, whereas these lights will light up the road and look great!     First we need to back up and […]

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67 Mustang seats (alternative seats)

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Good afternoon! dne’ here with another blog. This one is about decisions in putting decent front seats in my 67 Mustang! Trying to cut corners by buying used things don’t work out very often, at least for me it seems! The seats I’m sitting in were out of a ’69 Cougar (or ’70). They did […]

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67 Mustang bolt holes bumper repair

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Good eeevening! (imagine Dracula)! ; ) IT was really difficult to come up with a title for this little repair! So I asked Shaun the Sheep to look into it for me. He came up with the title, not me! ; )  I love Shaun the Sheep!     This blog is about repairing the […]

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67 Ford Mustang coupe in the rough

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Hi Gang! I went back through the historical documents and dug up some pics of my Mustang  before pics! I bought this poor 1967 Ford Mustang Coupe in Feb 2008. I paid 1300 bucks for it and it did have a title! The man I purchased it from put it on a trailer and brought […]

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67 Mustang 8″ rear axle

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Hi! Dne’ here! ; )  This is a little blog about the stock rear axle in my ’67 Mustang. The blog, or story as I like to say, starts with when I got the Mustang here at our home. This Mustang had four lug suspension all the way around, but the Vin (vehicle identification number) […]

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Dealing with surface rust

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Hi Gang! Dne’ here! ; ) I hope all of my wonderful viewers are having a great evening! ; )  I’ve decided to go to the archives and pull up some issues I had to deal with on my 67 Mustang! RUST, MAINLY SURFACE RUST! This is nothing new in the automotive restoration business, but […]

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’67 Ford Mustang engine install

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Hi Gang! Dne’ here! This little story is about the engine that I chose for my 67 Mustang! I don’t know why, but I began looking for a drive train for my Mustang a little too soon! I was so excited!  I had much to do before actually needing an engine, transmission, drive shaft and […]

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67 Mustang radiator support and strut channels

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Hi, Dne’ here ; )  Welcome to Classic cars and tools! This particular blog focuses on the radiator support and battery tray, but inevitably included the strut channels as well. As Forest Gump’s mom said, “life is like a box of chocolates; never know what you’re going to get!”  Though I use this expression often, […]

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