Re: old guy, new member, 67 project
Looks like your off to a good start......I've got a 66 myself.
The 5.0 will be no problem at all, you can have fuel injection if you want to mess with all that extra wiring and sensors but these old fords don't have the best wiring to begin with.....you might learn that as you go.
Myself.....I'll stick with a carb any day on my 66, injection is sweet but I like carbs better.
I'm sure you tranny is an OD type so if your thinking about getting headers make sure you get shorties. Long tube headers won't have enough room with that wider tranny.
Painless Wiring has some really good wiring harness fixes that you'll really like for the old ford. The headlight relay kit is a must!
The cross member might work with an OD tranny but from what I've heard all you have to do is turn it around and it should line up on the OD mount.....not positive about that. I've got the stock C4 in my 66 still and it works fine for me.
Tires.....I've got 15" rims and 28" tall tires in the back....27" would be better. Up front I've got 25" tall tires that work great, all my tires are 70 series since no fat boys will fit.
You didn't mention anything about brakes or power steering or what ever, if you have manual drum brakes all around then change it to at least disc brakes up front. There's several kits out there that bolt right up. I've got manual disc/drum brakes on mine also.
Radio.....If you have the stock AM radio still that's good, you won't find an AM/FM stock radio....66-67 didn't come with them. Some guys hack up the dash to fit a newer FM in but I put a Custom Sound secret radio under the back seat which as an Ipod hookup and remote....works good enough for me since I'd rather listen to the exhaust anyway.
There's alot of good after market places to get parts for your 67......start looking for window regulators, no one makes those so ebay or junk yards. You can get every window you need easy so no worry there.
I think that'll do you for now....don't worry about these old fellows here not commenting sooner they're taking naps or drinking beer, give them time and watch out for "FE" he's a pistol but know's his stuff really well.
Post more pics if you got them.