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1975 Gran Torino, Copperhead

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You have really done an excellent job with your project. That car just looks beautiful! Clap
Carlos....1975 Gran Torino Squire Station Wagon restored to look like a 1973 Torino Station

Wagon my Dad bought new from McAnary Ford on June 6, 1973 in Gary,Indiana
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Love it Thumbs Up would not change a thing .
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Agreed.  Just love the bumper tuck, especially the way the rear turned out.  Great job! 
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Man, that looks great!
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Originally posted by n2fordwagons n2fordwagons wrote:

Agreed.  Just love the bumper tuck, especially the way the rear turned out.  Great job! 


Thanks, I did the front a little different than others, instead of bringing it up to just below the grill, I left it down even with the bottom of the fenders, more like the factory location and then I made new filler panels for the gap under the headlight, was hoping to just modify an extra set of factory ones I had, but you know how that goes Ouch. Anyway, just looked more balanced to me. As for the rear, there is actually no longer a bumper, just the custom lower valance in place of where the bumper used to be. A little risky I guess, I'll just have to stay out of bumper to bumper traffic as much as possible.

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this question has probably been asked... but, did you custom make the rear valance or modify it from something else, or just use a 72 or 73 valance?
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Originally posted by legend onirot legend onirot wrote:

this question has probably been asked... but, did you custom make the rear valance or modify it from something else, or just use a 72 or 73 valance?


It's a highly modified 72/73 lower valance. You would have thought it would have only took a little bit here or there, but it had to be widened, made taller and the pitch had to be modified. I was very determined not to put that ugly bumper back on. Check out my build page, I think I have some pictures of at least part of the process.

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That is a beautiful looking car. You did a great job with it
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casey, i just noticed you shaved the gas door emblem Thumbs Up
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Originally posted by californiajohnny californiajohnny wrote:

casey, i just noticed you shaved the gas door emblemĀ Thumbs Up
Yep, it's the little things you know thanks for noticing.

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Originally posted by Travis91 Travis91 wrote:

That is a beautiful looking car. You did a great job with it
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Took the car on a 400 mile round trip cruise this weekend had a fun time and enjoyed the back roads (just love tree covered roads) between Collinsville and Clarksdale MS. Started in the sun and got there in the rain :( wound up washing and detailing the car at 6:30am the day of the show in 32 deg. temps (water froze to the car trying to dry it) Nice car show, even won the "Sherriff's Choice" trophy plaque and a ratchet set. Thanks "Cruzn the Crossroads" for a fun weekend. Yes, I was the only Torino there.
 
 
 
 
 
 
I just love tree covered roads!
 
 
 
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Lookin' good as always.  The more I see you car, the more I like what you did to it.  It's got to be one of the sharpest 74-76 non S&H Torino's I have ever seen.
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That's a pretty cool trophy/plaque!
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