I know this may upset some of the purists and for that I apologize but I am curious. What kind of custom mods have you guys done? Ex...has any body ever put the tail light from a '70 on a '68? Give me some ideas.
I'm sure this isn't what you had in mind, but Isabel (my '69 XR7 'vert) has a modern DIN Kenwood MP3/Ipod capable stereo in a custom modified repro bezel (with correct woodgrain I might add!), outboard HD module, dual Pioneer dash speaker, Kenwood door speakers, two button alarm with power door locks, later model Ford power trunk release tied to alarm w/gas strut trunk support for spoiler, ignition disable, stealth (hidden inside the car) MSD 6AL triggered by a Duraspark distributor, custom variable rev limiter "dial-a-rev-limit" by ECI Bob, 351C with 302C Aussie heads, Air Gap manifold, Holley list 4777 650 DP carb, full length headers, custom (built by me) 2 1/4" 409 stainless exhaust (modified a Heartthrob 'stang HT header-back kit), Magnaflow SS mufflers, WR toploader 4 speed with modified Hurst Competition Plus shifter and reverse switch, LED dash lighting, Shelby chrome export brace and monte carlo bar, Global West subframe connectors, Cal-Tracs traction bars, 285/40-17 Nitto N555 on 17 x 19 Foose Legend rims rear, 245/45-17 Nitto N555 on 17 x 8 Foose Legend rims front, later model Ford intermittent wiper switch/module, H1/H4 Halogen headlights with relay kit, 4 wheel Cobra discs with adjustable rear proportioning valve and custom E-brake cables, AEM air fuel gauge with wideband O2 sensor in exhaust crossover, the list goes on but I'm old and can't remember everything.
Purists - Shmirists - cars were made to be played with. Drive it like you stole it! Whatever floats your boat is really what its about IMO.....I don't like the "rat rod" stuff much - but if you like tractor seats on the roof and rusty spikes sticking outta the bumper - more power to you!! My preference is factory looks with modern upgrades - and reluctantly the "required" equipment if you want to play on weekends....another story there..