Stickin a v10 in it as well!
Sounds like a neat project.
I am not sure on the grill. I don't know how it will look with such a flat face and without hidaway head lights. I haven't seen anything like it so please keep us posted with pics in the future.
Jeff B Battershill
1967 XR7 GT
1967 XR7 a code 4 spd
1967 a code 4 spd
1967 3 spd (my first car!) (yep, still own it!)
1968 XR7 GT-E 427 wellington blue/black leather
1969 XR7 convert, PW, cruise, tilt-away
1970 Eliminator, comp. blue, sunroof