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hardware for 69 GT500
« on: June 12, 2019, 03:04:09 PM »
My car came nearly completely disassembled, hence I am missing most of the hardware. East Coast Bolts sells a Shelby hardware kit and I would like opinions as to how accurate (or not) they are.  I need the hardware for nearly the entire car so your input is important.

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Re: hardware for 69 GT500
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2019, 03:14:29 PM »
I have not heard of east coast bolts,  however AMK products sells bolt kits. They are generally pretty good, but you need to research other cars built near yours to ensure you have the correct head markings
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Re: hardware for 69 GT500
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2019, 03:16:24 PM »
Eastern Bolts is selling AMK kits.  Cheaper from AMK

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Re: hardware for 69 GT500
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2019, 03:34:12 PM »
I saw Eastern bolts had a spot at spring Columbus All Ford swap meet. Their entire display consisted of AMK. The prices were higher then I could go online and buy myself. That was about 3 years ago . I don't know if that price difference is the same now. Not all of the bolts are accurate in the AMK bolt kits but that is the next best alternative to chasing down all of the individual bolts yourself and having them re plated etc.
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Re: hardware for 69 GT500
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2019, 03:37:46 PM »
I used the AMK kits for the items missing on 1584, quite happy with the quality, held up quite well in all sorts of weather conditions.
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Re: hardware for 69 GT500
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2019, 03:44:20 PM »
Actually, it was someone elses website that pooped up.  Eastern has the complete kit 69Z-HDSB for $387.  Kentucky Mustang has it in stock for $345.  Not sure if that's the right kit, but you can save some money by shopping it around.

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Re: hardware for 69 GT500
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 12:12:46 PM »
I saw Eastern bolts had a spot at spring Columbus All Ford swap meet. Their entire display consisted of AMK. The prices were higher then I could go online and buy myself. That was about 3 years ago . I don't know if that price difference is the same now. Not all of the bolts are accurate in the AMK bolt kits but that is the next best alternative to chasing down all of the individual bolts yourself and having them re plated etc.
last time I did that(plating) I had about 1200 fasteners done. alt fans, pulleys,Hood hinges,  etc also.  All cataloged. Some of my gold disappeared. Think it was a driver picking up another order getting a 5 finger discount...I was able to replace what was stolen. Of course I had a lot of extras done. Gary