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NecessaryEvil1972

M –46
Hillsborough, New Jersey
United States


 

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hotrodbob
Mar 16, 2008 at 8:12 pm
Great Maverick!
 
 
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lowersplash
Mar 9, 2008 at 11:39 am
oh sweet a maverick , that how i got the the nickname maverick ....+5 i use to have one , + so did my dad back in 72 he had a grabber a 72 , i had a 74 , made into a grabber , my dad found his car a again some 30 years later after saleing , he bought it agagin and is in the middle of restoreing it smile image pic of it up so after i get a acount set up for him
 
 
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BigChevyJoe
Mar 8, 2008 at 9:26 pm
Good Looking Maverick...I've always liked those cars, especially early ones like yours. 5 *s
 
 

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1971 Ford Maverick PLAIN JANE (MAVERICK)

Last updated Mar 10, 2008  

Photo of a 1971 Ford Maverick PLAIN JANE (MAVERICK)

About

This is my wife's car. When i still had my detailing business open one of my customers who own's a local body shop painted this maverick which at the time was his. He brought it to me after he painted it so i could clean it up and detail it. The day i was working on it my wife Jennifer brought me lunch, as soon as she saw the Maverick it was love at first site. To make a long story short, the Maverick never left my shop once he dropped it off for cleaning. My wife ended up buying it from him and later that night we drove it home and we've had owned it ever since. This car has been to Sommerville cruise nights a numerous amount of times and about 4 times to Ocean City Maryland for the endless summer cruising event with no problems. It was driven the whole 3 1/2 hours each way, no trailer, no ferry, all highway. It gets great gas mileage. It's been sitting for the last 4 years because of some cosmetic damages it aquired from a lawn mower that threw some stones. She refuses to drive it until we get it fixed. I start it up about once a month to keep it going. And only if the weather is nice i take it for a spin through town. I have some big plans for this car once the Nova gets done. Look out for this one when it's done because it's gonna be one FAST MAVERICK!!!!!!!!

Specs

All original except paint.
Straight six.
3 on the tree
no a/c
no p/s
We/ve had it up to 110 mph on 78

Factory Options

No factory options

Mods

Winter of 2008 install a v8 power plant built by RCE Competition Engines.

Plans for the engine are already in the works.
I aquired the engine block this past summer.

Auto trans with reverse manual valve body and trans break

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