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Lots of chrome and orange paint under the hood. That's a Shelby GT350 hood scoop modified to bolt onto the carb.
Check out the interior. The interior is dash pad delete with aluminum
instrument bezel and glove box door. iIt is painted orange body color. The seats are covered in Oyster leather. It has a Colorado Custom all aluminum steering wheel and a color matching shift knob.
Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang with a Sprint Package 200 A, 120 hp (at 4400 rpm), 200 cubic inch, inline 6 cylinder engine. Due to the popular demand of the 289 cubic inch V8, 1966 Ford introduced the "Sprint Package 200" followed by what we think might have been an "A" for automatic transmission and "B" for manual. Ford was not very proud of this solution to the engine shortage so the Sprint Package threw in several standard option upgrades for free (center console, courtesy lights, side accent paint stripe color matched with the car's interior, and the deluxe wire-style wheel covers) and advertised the package as a "Limited Edition". The engine on all models came with decal that read "Mustang Powered Sprint 200" on the chrome air cleaner. Most books have the "A" Sprint option listed as Manual transmission and "B" as Automatic. This car is an "A" model according to the invoice and appears to have an automatic transmission although the data tag is hard to verify. We also have a 1968 Sprint
with the same situation but the invoice clearly states Sprint "A" and automatic transmission.
Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang with a Sprint 200 engine, right side view
Right rear view of the Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang.
Another right rear view of the Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang, notice the 1966 reverse recessed taillights.
Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang, left rear view.
1966 Wimbledon White Mustang, left side view
Left front view of the Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang.
Dash close-up, interior view of the 1966 Mustang. The optional delux steering wheel came with simulated wood grain, I certainly like the standard one better.
Door plate of the 1966 Mustang Sprint 200. 65A
is the standard hardtop coupe body, M
is the Wimbledon White paint, 22
is blue trim, 16A
assembled the 16th of January for 71
Los Angeles. Wish we could read the Transmission code to see if this is an automatic to verify that Sprint "A" meant automatic transmission.
Invoice for the Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang. The Sprint 200 Package A is clearly listed (200 cubic inch engine with possibly original automatic transmission). Along with the free options. This car has been repainted since it lost its side accent stripe. The standard base hardtop 1966 price was $2416, so you can see the Sprint Package in this case was only $79.16 more. You got a less powerful engine (the standard engine was a 200hp, 289ci, V8 (compared to the Sprint 200ci, 120hp, in-line 6) but you got other options $50.41 full-length center console, $13.90 accent stripe, $58.24 wire wheel covers, $33.31 white wall tires, and etc.
Candy Red 1966 Mustang fastback owned by Dana Bowers from Ft Myers, Florida. This special paint is a two step process. A transparent (candy) red paint is applied over a silver basecoat. Notice how far the hood opens. This one has a set of special hinges which allows the hood to open farther than with stock hinges. The engine is a 302ci V8. Dana adds, "We had looked for about six months for a car when I found this one online for sale in Nashville, Tennessee . It was being used for 1/4 mile track racing. I think that is what saved the car as it never saw the road or bad weather. It has all original sheet metal and floor pans. We spent two years restoring and updating all the mechanicals and paint. Now we just enjoy showing and driving it."
Another shot of Dana's Candy Red 1966 Mustang fastback at a car show. The interior is black in color.
Candy Red 1966 Mustang fastback, left side view. The people sitting in the lower part of this photo are looking at a Mustang magazine.
Candy Red 1966 Mustang fastback, right rear view.
Here is Dana's Candy Red 1966 Mustang fastback at an indoor car show.
The interior has many woodgrain accents. The dash panels are woodgrain. Aftermarket gauges are used. Jack Roush signed the dash. It has a top loader 4-speed manual transmission.
Check it out! That is Jack Roush standing next to Dana's 1966 Mustang.
Dana added his own gauges. We have (left to right) fuel level, oil pressure, speedometer/odometer, tach, water jacket temperature, and charging system voltage.
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