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jeeper07
01-20-2007, 07:05 PM
Well i had a thread going but it was messed up so heres the new, cleaner thread.
I have been doing some work on a 1965 Mustang that a friend of mine just got.
Heres the Car:
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang061.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang063.jpg

When he got the car it had no audio in it at all. :blackeye: He asked me to do some audio in it and it turned into quite a bit of work. The projects are as follows:
New Kick panels, with speakers built in. The kick panels on a 65 are huge, and there is absolutly NO room behind them, so i had to build outward for the speakers. So far they are coming together nicely. Heres the Steps ive gone through.

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang012.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang017.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang036.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang037-1.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang059.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang2001.jpg

Thats the stage i am at right now, both kicks are drying and tomorrow i will be adding body filler and moving towards completion.

CONTINUED INTO POST 2

jeeper07
01-20-2007, 07:05 PM
Project number two was the trunk. He said he couldnt stand how ugly it was so i came up with a few ideas and we both decided on one. We created a solid false floor, and pretty much covered up everything in the trunk.

Here are the steps that i went through:

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang003.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang008.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/CIMG1549.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/CIMG1550.jpg

Still is not complete but i am waiting on the amp to decide where i want to put it and it will be done.

Thirdly and probably one of the hardest is putting a new Alpine HU in the glove box. The main problem is that there is no glove box, its gone. When he got the car the glove box was missing so i had to fabricate EVERYTHING. Now ive only spent a few hours actually working on it but ive spent the last few days trying to decide how to do it. I have no wielder nor wielding skills so my options were kind of limited. I came up with a pretty good idea, now its just finding a spot to mount everything. Heres what i have so far:

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang2005.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang2014.jpg

Ive put about 5 days of work into the car so far. If any one has any questions or comments or better ideas let me know. My aim is jeeper09 if ud like to contact me that way. Ill be editing the pictures or adding them as i finish things. Monday the trunk should be completely done and by next wednesday hopefully the kicks will be all done. Wiring the radio is my next big challenge. If anyone has any similar projects that they have done like this please let me know because i would like to ask some questions. Thanks guys

saywhat?
01-20-2007, 07:08 PM
more matt on those kicks. they are super weak i bet. they look hardly covered?

jeeper07
01-20-2007, 07:09 PM
do u mean on the speaker part or the actual entire kick?

xterra_on_22s
01-20-2007, 07:13 PM
sweet work keep us posted

traksta15
01-20-2007, 07:25 PM
nice.....what are you gonna do about the sides(walls) of the trunk?

jeeper07
01-20-2007, 07:47 PM
nice.....what are you gonna do about the sides(walls) of the trunk?

the pieces are already built i jsut have yet to carpet them, i also covered the gastank filler neck and 2 braces, the amp is going along the front wall of the trunk so that too will be coverd.

jeeper07
01-20-2007, 07:47 PM
sweet work keep us posted

thanks. i will post pictures as i finish

jeeper07
01-20-2007, 08:19 PM
The Gear actually going into the car is as follows:
HU: Alpine 9811
Speakers: Bravox Audio CXCF 6.5s
Amplifier: Alpine MRV-537 5 Channel Amp
Subwoofer: ID Overstock 10

saywhat?
01-20-2007, 08:25 PM
do u mean on the speaker part or the actual entire kick?


the whole thing honestly...

SR20det
01-20-2007, 08:28 PM
I dont think it would have been much easier if you had the glove box, they were made from cardboard. Unless you would have resin'ed it first.. Good luck on the build.

jeeper07
01-20-2007, 08:29 PM
well i added 2 more layers to the kick panels themselves after the picture was taken, bringing it to 6 layers total. And on the speaker mount part i planned on only putting 2 layers more for a total of 3. The reason it looks like nothing is cause i used **** nit for the first layer of the kicks and for the next to im using random. Same with the kicks i did 4 layers of **** nit and 2 of random... i didnt know random was so much better than nitting. but i do now.

jeeper07
01-20-2007, 08:35 PM
I dont think it would have been much easier if you had the glove box, they were made from cardboard. Unless you would have resin'ed it first.. Good luck on the build.

really... i had no idea they were made out of card board. Thanks for the info

jeeper07
01-21-2007, 12:38 AM
any one have any experience with setting up a HU from scratch

alexacura1
01-21-2007, 02:03 AM
that is prity tite i want 2 learn how 2 fiberglass

jeeper07
01-21-2007, 02:04 AM
that is my first try at it. It isnt that bad just do all your research or send me a pm and ill send you all the websites i read.

Farkel
01-21-2007, 02:12 AM
Nice build, gl with the progress

jeeper07
01-21-2007, 02:17 AM
Nice build, gl with the progress

thanks. The trunk will be comletely done as far as looks go tomarrow. The actual audio part of the install should begin on wednesday or thursday. and i will hopefully have it all done in a few hours because it is definantly the easiest part

coolahan
01-21-2007, 04:09 AM
yeah run a power wire from the fuse box.. and wires from the speakers.. and an attenna and YOUR DONE! sorry just had to do it :)

jeeper07
01-21-2007, 11:08 AM
yeah run a power wire from the fuse box.. and wires from the speakers.. and an attenna and YOUR DONE! sorry just had to do it :)

well i know that... i just didnt know if there were any tricks i didnt know of.

jeeper07
01-21-2007, 01:12 PM
bump for criticism

carguy83
01-21-2007, 01:15 PM
just out of curiosity...will the rust areas be taken care of prior finalization of the audio install?

jeeper07
01-21-2007, 01:19 PM
which ones do you mean? do you mean on the body or in the trunk?

carguy83
01-21-2007, 02:16 PM
Yeah, the trunk area and a little bit behind the glove box.

jeeper07
01-21-2007, 02:17 PM
well be hind the glove box the only thing rusted is the mounts if im not mistaken, and the trunk its more dirt than rust. However once it warms up a bit next week i plan to primer than paint most of the trunk black.

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 06:06 PM
couple more pics in a min

Calikid
01-22-2007, 06:09 PM
:woot:

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 06:19 PM
havent really done much just a couple more layers of mat on the kicks. ill have more for you tomarrow when i finish carpeting the trunk, and work on the radio a bit more

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 06:20 PM
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang2016.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang2015.jpg

azbass
01-22-2007, 06:20 PM
:woot:

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 06:20 PM
and ik ur all gonna yell at me for the bubbles, but i took care of them after taking the pics cause i didnt notice them til i actually toook a picture !!!

Fast1one
01-22-2007, 06:33 PM
if you primer, it will more than likely make the situation worse. Do it right the first time and replace all those panels before it spreads...

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 06:41 PM
if you primer, it will more than likely make the situation worse. Do it right the first time and replace all those panels before it spreads...

what? what do u mean?

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 07:24 PM
fast 1???

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 08:17 PM
heres the actual audio gear going into it got the last piece today!!

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang2018.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e2/jeeped07/Mustang%20Project/Mustang2019.jpg

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 09:25 PM
comments?

coolahan
01-22-2007, 09:38 PM
yeah what in the hell is on that left mid? and nice headunit

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 09:40 PM
yeah what in the hell is on that left mid? and nice headunit

they are carbon fiber, its just a weird reflection its brand new. just dusty from being in the garage for measurements but that spot is just from the light

viperrgh2
01-22-2007, 10:48 PM
looks pretty sweet, Only thing I would have to put in is make sure you make it simply a sq set up no bump bump and dont chop up or drill the car up plzz... As you can tell im not much of a fan of audio in a muscle car.. I prefer to hear the motor roar :)

jeeper07
01-22-2007, 10:55 PM
i definanatly agree with u viper. as u can tell i went sq with all the audio gear

Fast1one
01-23-2007, 12:10 AM
what? what do u mean?What I meant was just what i typed, rust spreads and thats common knowledge. Sure you can cover it up with primer and that might work, but the best solution would be to cut the old pannels off and weld on a new set...rust ***** :(

60ndown
01-23-2007, 12:16 AM
http://www.rustbullet.com/?source=adwords&gclid=CP_Mitvn9YkCFQkgggodH25TVg

jeeper07
01-23-2007, 07:52 AM
What I meant was just what i typed, rust spreads and thats common knowledge. Sure you can cover it up with primer and that might work, but the best solution would be to cut the old pannels off and weld on a new set...rust ***** :(

i didnt know what you ment. I thought u were talking about the kick panels. My fault and thanks for the input

60ndown thanks for that to ill show my client that stuff and see what he thinks. There really is not much rust in the back the stuff on the gas tank is carpet that was ripped off the previous matt and is now covered in dirt.