Category Archives: That’s Not Stock!

Upgrade to Brighter Headlights

Now that my dash lights are looking better, and (more importantly) the weather has cooled off considerably, I decided it was time to tackle the problem of piss-poor headlamps in our Mustang. Given how dim the old headlights (a pair … Continue reading

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Better Gauge Lighting

It’s a task that I’ve been working on sporadically for several weeks: The dash-gauge lighting in our Mustang has never been particularly useful, nor attractive. What, if anything, could be done to improve it? Well, with LED lighting technology now … Continue reading

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Our Mustang’s Audio System (Pt. 1)

One part of our Mustang which was never going to be stock (or even look like stock) was the audio system. There are a handful of reasons for this: The original radio was already long gone when my wife first … Continue reading

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Humphugger Console

I’ll say this: I didn’t realize how much I used cupholders, and a right-side armrest, until I didn’t have them. Our Mustang, being a base-model coupe (200ci engine with a 3-speed manual transmission), of course, had neither. So after a … Continue reading

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