I have been primarily a “jap car” guy, as my FIL so eloquently put it, and I need help identifying the T Bird engine.

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Can you tell me what it is?

Also, here is a sense of what we are looking at with this project.

There is a bird that goes here that I ordered from eBay yesterday.

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Other than the rotted rear quarter panel, this spot on the roof is the worst of the rust.
Ripped passenger seat. This interior is really cool

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Missing badge, also on its way from eBay.
The other side is intact.

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A lot of what seems to be relatively minor rust, but it is all over the car. Advice?
Cracked dash after 47 years is no surprise.

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Lots of missing and beat trim.
The chome is rough. Let me know if you have restoration advice.

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There are a couple of nasty dents, and this one has rust.
All the weatherstripping has to get replaced

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Door sill is damaged.
Really bad rubber. But those little windows roll down, which is cool as shit.

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Someody bumped the nose, dented it, and fucked up the grill.

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My dose!
We already have a replacement for this busted badge.

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This will have to be dealt with.

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The rubber on these is shot.
Lots o’ surface rust.

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Damn, that is gorgeous.
Yep, that rubber is bad, too.

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Man, I dig these windows.
Wrecked clearcoat.

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This one is barely attached.
The springs and hinges for the hood are enormous.

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I also registered the Sunchaser for the Japanese Classic Car Show in September, so I am on an automotive roll. It was a rough week, so this is kind of nice.

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