Black Wolf

1973 FORD MUSTANG

This 1973 Ford Mustang came to Black Wolf with a few mechanical, electrical, and suspension concerns, limiting its drivability.

Black Wolf restored this Mustang to its original sports car performance, handling better than ever.

Here’s how we restored it:

  • Replaced ignition distributor 
  • Set ignition timing 
  • Replaced A/C compressor & drier 
  • Transferred A/C clutch 
  • Flushed A/C system 
  • Charged A/C system 
  • Installed coolant reservoir tank 
  • Replaced tie rod ends/idler arm 
  • Performed alignment 
  • Replaced rear shocks 
  • Replaced return hose 
  • Replaced transmission shifter seal 
  • Installed missing bell housing bolt 
  • Installed lug nut 
  • Replaced rag joint hardware 
  • Re-routed Amp power wire in engine bay 
  • Assessed return line fitting leak at steering box 
  • Installed washer nozzles 
  • Installed new ignition rotor 
  • Set timing 
  • Cleaned heater tubes 
  • Replaced brake caliper, pads, rotor, & hose 
  • Replaced sway bar links 
  • Flushed brake system 
  • Replaced strut bushings  
  • Replace shock & shock bushings 
  • Treated rust & resealed trunk 
  • Replaced choke thermostat 
  • Adjusted choke & idle 
  • Disassembled & repaired carburetor 
  • Calibrated & adjusted carburetor 
  • Resealed passenger door 
  • Replaced intake manifold gasket 
1973 Ford Mustang front view
1973 Ford Mustang engine bay
1973 emergency brake, ebrake repair
1973 classic car disc brake conversion
1973 Ford Mustang suspension repair
1973 suspension repair