Wednesday, July 7, 2010

SOLD! 1965 Mustang Pro Touring Coupe

This one of a kind Pro Touring Mustang Coupe was built to enjoy the classic style of the early Mustang with the modern performance and drivability of a modern muscle car. Although highly modified with dozens of custom touches, the intent was to be subtle and add to the classic lines of the car. This car has won many awards and car shows and garners attention everywhere it goes. It has been the feature car for magazines as well as a best of show winner. It was built to be driven and be enjoyed.

-Original California car now in Arizona. Garaged its entire life!
-Painted 2000 Dodge “Salsa” Burnt Orange. Stripped to bare metal as prep and body work was done with a hammer and dolly, no body filler.
-Custom Miata door handles.
-Late model Mustang exterior mirrors
-Honda CBR gas filler door
-Shelby GT350 Style front valance retaining front bumper. GT rear valance
-Shaved trunk latch. Now releases from inside the car
-All emblems, lettering and antennae shaved as well as stainless rocker trim
-Rocker panels treated with same anti –rock chip coating prior to paint as new BMW’s
-Original Black CA Plates
-Clear turn indicators (only found on European bound T-5 Mustangs)
-Halogen headlights with replaceable H-4 bulbs
-New bumpers, taillights, etc. Stainless professionally polished
-Tastefully tinted windows all around

-Complete rewire with Ron Francis custom wiring harness built to this cars specs.
-Full Autometer instrumentation including Boost Gauge and Tachometer in a 1965 Shelby gauge pod on dash
-Mustangs Plus Short throw shifter. Fantastic conversation piece at car shows, even better to drive!
-Billet Specialties half wrap steering wheel
-Sound deadening material used throughout interior
-Dash and rear package tray wrapped in black tweed
-Stock white interior. All upholstery redone with new foam on both front seats
-Pioneer stereo with Boston Acoustic speakers and powered antennae
-Trunk release inside car.

Engine and Drivetrain:
1990 5.0 HO (302ci) fully balanced and rebuilt with the following features. About 10K miles since rebuild:

-Edelbrock Victor Jr. Aluminum Heads w/2.02, 1.60 SS valve, port matched intake and exhaust
-Paxton Supercharger overdriven to about 7lbs of boost
-Full roller drivetrain with Ford Motorsport E303 Cam, Billet 9 way adjustable timing set w/ roller Torrington bearing on thrust plate
-Rods rebuilt with polished beams, shotpeened and ARP bolts.
-GT40 lower manifold with Downs Aluminum upper intake
-30lb injectors, 75mm Pro M Mass Air and BBK 70mm TB, adjustable fuel pressure regulator
-MSD 6AL/BTM (Boost Timing Management) Ignition system
-Aluminum cross flow Griffin radiator w/Spahl 2500cfm electric fan
-7Qt, High capacity pan with Hi-Volume Oil Pump and ARP drive
-ARP fasteners used throughout
-Solid TCP motor mounts
-Flowmaster mufflers with H-pipe

-T-5, 5spd transmission built to beyond World Class standards.
-hardened gearsets with billet alum countershaft bearing support to replace the “weak link” stamped sheet metal bearing support
-Hurst Short body used with custom shifter which moves the handle right next your leg, allows 1 ½ inch throw 1-2 gear changes
-Mcloed Kevlar single disk clutch with steel flywheel. Rated at over 700hp. Will not slip
-Mcleod hydraulic throwout

Rear End:
-Ford 9in rear end, housing from a 1957 Fairlane. Not cut down
-3.89 gears. New Detroit Locker

Suspension & Brakes:
-Custom made 17x8 P.S. Engineering GT40 style wheels
-13” Baer front and 12” rear brakes, cross drilled and zinc coated rotors, braided steel lines and dual reservoir master cylinder
-Coil over front suspension with 12x adjustable QA1 shocks front and rear shocks
-TCP rack and pinion steering rack
-Full TCP welded subframe connectors with bolt in center cross bracing
-TCP aluminum cowl and shock tower support w/Monte Carlo bar
-TCP torque arm rear suspension link
-1970 Mustang front spindles for added strength
-5 leaf mid eye rear springs with heavy duty shackles
-1’ front sway bar w/polyurethane bushings

This Mustang has proven to be a fantastic car in every aspect. The car has always run cool including high traffic situations. Being fuel injected, the car is truly a turn key and go vehicle.

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