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1965 Ford Mustang Fastback- GT350 Tribute. Full Restoration

Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
Type: Fastback
Trim: Fastback
Year: 1965
Mileage: 1,800
VIN: 5F09C628514
Color: Silver
Engine: 289
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: AWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed
Item location: Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback Additional Info:

For sale is a 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback. This mustang features a rebuilt 289, 4-speed, with power steering, power brakes and A/C.
This fastback received a complete restoration 6 years ago.
The metal work is as follows: New front floor pans as well as a new cowl & firewall patch. All patch work was welded both sides, ground and filed, resulting in a very nice finish. New left and right full quarters, new left and right door shells and new left and right fenders. New wiring harness throughout the car (under-dash harness, engine harness, headlight harness and complete pigtail harness, etc.). New back-up lights, headlights, tail and side marker lights. New interior, head liner, and seats, etc.
All courtesy lights and guages work. I prefer mechanical oil and temp guages so I have aftermarket oil and temp located in the console. The electric harnesses are still in the engine bay and could easily be hooked up to respective sending units and used if preferred, as both electric oil and temp dash guages do work.
The engine (original to the car) was rebuilt with less than 2,000 miles, bored .30 over with all basic requirements that come with a rebuild, but not an overhaul. The original transmission (c-4) was used for a boat anchor and replaced with a Borg Warner t-10 with new linkage and shifter. The new flywheel was balanced with the engine rotating assembly at the time of the engine rebuild. The original 8" rear end (2:78-1) was re-geared with new 3.25-1 open, which is more in line with the 4-speed transmission. Drum brakes were replaced with power disc brakes from a late model mustang. Front brakes are Granada power disc with re-designed new spindels to eliminate "bump-steer" which is common on 65-66 Granada swaps. During the rebuild, I welded in Shelby over-ride bars to rear torque boxes. This was fine for road racing but the ride was too harsh so I cut them out and a couple years later and replaced them with Lakewood traction bars.
As the pics show, the car was down to bare bones with all new lines (brakes/fuel) and weather stripping added. I used the trim and stainless pieces that were in good shape and replaced the remaining pieces with aftermarket as needed. I replaced the heat and air with Classic Auto Air so all the duct and related controls/wiring was new. New radio and speakers with input and USB jacks for an Ipod. The doors shut and the windows roll up and down easily. After 2 years of driving this car, I decided to improve the cars performance, so I pulled the engine and put a Pro-Comp aluminum head and intake, and a Erson cam and lifters. (Cam is Erson E212421 / lobe separation 108 / lift .504 / duration 296). The carb is a Holly 600 CMF Double Pump / mechanical secondary-manual choke with a 66 primary and a 73 secondary. Large aluminum radiator, 180 degree thermostat (with no overheat problems in heavy traffic with the A/C going).
Overall the car is user friendly and is a beautiful vehicle for a daily-drive. Very minimal scratches and no road rash to the tires or wheels. Exterior trim is nice and always kept in garage.
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