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Old 07-13-2012, 01:30 PM
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In this build I will show the good and bad features of building a Dynacorn body.

My customer has wanted a Fastback Mustang for a long time but could not find a good body that did not require a lot of rust repair so he decided to buy a 1967 Dynacorn body. He started calling around and could not find a body back in January. He called Dynacorn and they told him they had no idea when they would get one in. He was getting discouraged and had to go back to work where he works 10 weeks and than is off 10 weeks. When he got back in town he started checking around and still nobody had one. He found a project that was never started that came with a lot of extra parts so he bought it.



Some of the good points are the shock tower braces, extra welding in the engine compartment and a lot more spot welds and the export brace





Another good feature is the one piece seat riser.



I have never seen an after market valance fit this good but it is bolted together instead of screws.

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Old 07-13-2012, 01:58 PM
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Is there a such thing as finding "a good Ford"? Just kidding!! I love Fastbacks and that may have been part of this issue is finding a Fastback as they are hard enough to find in itself, yet alone a good one. Keep updating this build.
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Is there a such thing as finding "a good Ford"? Just kidding!! I love Fastbacks and that may have been part of this issue is finding a Fastback as they are hard enough to find in itself, yet alone a good one. Keep updating this build.
Yea the Fords are usually better than good, especially sportsroofs

Rusty do you have any details to share on what the build will entail? Suspension? Brakes? Drivetrain? What's it going to be?
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We have not had the time to work on this yet but have an issue with the door gaps. This is what we found so far:

The hood bumper brackets are not straight





Dynacorn does not spot weld the quarters they are plug welded and than they ground the welds to much.

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The door and trunk bolts are metric



We thought at first they had metric threads but they are the same as all Mustangs so I changed them. Notice there is no ecoat under the fender brace. We will be sanding the complete body and spraying 2 coats of SPI epoxy.

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The owner sanded and I epoxy primed the narrowed Fab 9 rear end that came with the car

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Curiosity is killin me so I have to ask. What would someone do to where they work for 10 straight weeks then are off for 10 weeks? Oil rig?
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Curiosity is killin me so I have to ask. What would someone do to where they work for 10 straight weeks then are off for 10 weeks? Oil rig?
Electrical engineer on a cruise ship.
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Installing the TCP subframe connectors. The minimum clearance between the factory frame rail where the subframe connectors attach in the front is 27 1/8" the Dynacorn body was 27 1/2" so were were okay.









Once we had them welded in place we went to test fit the center brace and it would not fit in the back. Dynacorn welded the frame rails in the wrong place. The distance between the frame rails is 1/2" narrower than stock spec in the front and 1/4" in the rear behind the shackle mounts. We will have to modify the TCP center brace.
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hope you have more luck than we had with a 69 camaro convertible! the A pillars were the wrong angle! the roof overlapped the top by nearly 2", had to do a lot to make everything work,there are a lot of mounting brackets etc that are off from an oem car, we have learned that its best to repair original parts if at all possible!
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