(from page 29 of the 1965 Collection)
Ivy Green 1965 Mustang GT fastback owned by Johannes Mikkelsen from Denmark. This is our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting January 26, 2020. Johannes tells us more, "It is a real GT and has the optional deluxe Pony Interior. We bought this car in 2018, from a guy in Austin Texas and had it shipped to Denmark. He had owned the car for 6 years, but only had interest in the car as an investment.
The owner that had the car between 1991 and 2012 had the car restored.
The car has 90% original sheet metal and 90% original interior which is really something special. The car has lived most its life in Louisville Kentucky. From 1965 to 2012. Its a high optioned car which include: A code engine, C4 automatic transmission, Interior decor group, full length console, GT Equipment Group, Rally Pac, Factory Air conditioner, Back up lamps, power steering, heavy duty battery, 2 speed wipers, rear seat belts, and inside day/nite mirror." |
(from page 7 of the 1966 Collection)
Check out this 1966 Mustang fastback owned by Tony and Tammy Seader from La Salle, Colorado. It's painted Sunset Orange (top) over Pearl White (bottom). Tony tells us more, "We purchased the car about six years ago from a local car lot here in our small town. The car had been for sale for some time and seemed to have made it's way through five owners in about one year. Apparently the car had issues with the charging system. We were looking for a mate for our 66 coupe so we decided to buy it and work through the problems. After some trial and error we discovered that it had the wrong wiring harness. Once we replaced it with the correct harness and new voltage regulator the issue was solved. When we took possession of the car it had horrible faded red paint with black interior. We drove it that way for three years replacing only the wheels and tires, shocks, spring, and coils. Once we decided we couldn't stand that faded out red paint anymore the restoration was on! We stripped the car in the garage then took it to get it sandblasted. Once we decided the paint colors and scheme we took it to the body shop where we decided on many modifications. These mods included shaving the drip rails, cowl, and rear vents. We added the front racing apron and deck lid. Both the front and rear windows are glued in and window trim is delete. The air cleaner is custom made from a GT350 hood scoop and bolts onto the carb to make a real shaker hood. Dual tip side exhaust was added and American Racing torque thrust II rims."
(from page 8 of the 1966 Collection)
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."
(from page 11 of the 1966 Collection)
Check out this Sauterne Gold 1966 Mustang GT fastback. The owner of CloudCasters owns it. It was our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting January 2nd, 2011. The owner comments, "It had been sitting for 4+ years on four flats with an unmolested deluxe interior and exterior. It had a 450 HP dual carbed 302 with a Tremec 6-speed and Total Control Products (TCP) for coil-overs. I got it home, changed all fluids, and added a set of Vari-Shock dual adjustable shocks. A new battery was needed, so a Gel cell red top was added. It was already relocated to the trunk. After a few cranks it fired right up. I ran it down to the muffler shop and purchased 2-1/4-inch pipe with Flow Masters. I drove vehicle for three years until a complete (down to frame) restoration was done. The tear down revealed a dead mice nest in headliner and others in the rear wheel wells. I thought there was an odd smell. The color is Sauterne and is as close as one can get, with modern paints, to the original with the Wimbledon White stripes. The wheels are original style and size. Two sets were purchased and used to make one set that is wider and offset. The semi-slick Toyo R888 are perfectly sized at 235/50/15 in the rear and 205/50/15 up front. All four corners have disk brakes, SSBC up front and the large stock ones that came on the 9-inch Lincoln Versi rear end. The differential is a built with 3.80 gears, connected using an aluminum drive shaft. The steering is done with Flaming River components and a sub-frame kit welded underneath. This car is solid, and has been done very very well."
(from page 17 of the 1966 Collection)
Raven Black 1966 Shelby GT-350H Tribute owned by Dale Smith from Adelaide, South Australia. This was our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting August 21, 2011. The car has it's original 289ci V8 and a manual transmission. Dale tells us more, "After having an awesome Emberglo coupe, I fell in love with the GT350H and just had to have one. A real one is out of my budget so the next best thing was a tribute. So this is the fruits of my labour - a fully restored 1966 GT350H replica with all the good bits. Looks and drives great. I am really thrilled with the end result. It truly is a wonderful car, which looked after should live on forever."
(from page 5 of the 1967 Collection)
This 1967 Mustang Fastback is owned by Paul of Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada. Paul says, "I bought the car in 1996 and stored it away for ten years. Took it out a few years ago and decided to strip the car down to the metal and paint it the original color and aligned the body up again. However, the car surprised me for the shape it was in; I had to do very little work to it. It's also a 4 speed car. I don't have much time to drive it because I run my own autobody shop. We all know what that's like. No time for our own. I'm also in the process of building another one; its also a 1967. I had that over 25 years now and no time to work on it as well. I also have a 1977 Cobra Mustang bought in 1996. It's a 4 speed as well." This is an S-code car with a 390ci, 4-barrel, V8 engine.
(from page 19 of the 1967 Collection)
Candy Apple Red 1967 Shelby GT500 fastback owned by Shaun Fitzgerald from Harmony, Pennsylvania. This is our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting December 29, 2013. Shaun shares, "Shelby #258 was built at Ford's San Jose California plant on December 9, 1966. It was sold by JD Ball Ford in Miami on January 18, 1967. The car remained in Miami until 1986. I have owned it since 1997. The Shelby was an original painted Lime Gold Metallic and equipped with a 428 Police Interceptor. The car was painted red and the 427 installed in 1985. Additional details about the car at www.shelby258.com"
(from page 26 of the 1967 Collection)
Lime Gold 1967 Mustang fastback owned by Tom Brodersen from Davenport, Iowa. This is our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting July 12, 2015. It has it's original 289ci V8 engine and an automatic transmission. Tom says, "I bought it in 1980 in Anaheim, California. It is mostly original and unrestored. It does have fresh paint and I did rebuild the engine, but other than that, it is basically a survivor."
(from page 27 of the 1967 Collection)
Lime Gold 1967 Mustang fastback owned by Ty from Canada. It only has 32500 miles on the odometer. Ty tells us more, "This is a Canadian car which has stayed in Ontario its whole life. The car is in complete original condition and has been painted only once. The body and undercarriage of the car has been preserved extremely well, with no rust at all. It has a 260 six cylinder that runs very well. It is hard to decide what to do with such a car being in such perfect condition."
(from page 27 of the 1968 Collection)
Dave Fingar is restoring this 1968 Mustang fastback. Dave tells us about his progress so far, "I bought a disassembled shell last April and spent most of the summer removing and repairing rust. I am now working in my heated basement and have rebuilt the suspension and brakes. Last weekend we installed the engine. I expect the rest of the drivetrain to go in this week. January and February will be final body detail, then March is paint -
white with blue stripes. Hope to be driving it this summer."
(from page 43 of the 1968 Collection)
Check it out. This is a Sierra Blue 1968 Mustang GT Rainbow Of Colors Edition fastback. It's owned by Marc from Yorba Linda, California. This is our featured Attitude Of The Week starting October 11, 2015. The car was purchased new by his Father at a dealership in Santa Ana, California. It has the DSO/Special Order number of 71-0783. Marc tells us, "My Dad loved cars and took care of them. It had about 138,000 miles on it when he decided to do a minor restore. At one point, my Father had re-painted it, beefed up the engine (lighter manifold, racing cam, bigger carburetor, etc.), and re-did the interior. It was supposed to be parchment, but he
instead chose a white interior with blue carpet. I loved the car since I was about five so my Dad had always promised me the car when I was old enough. I remember every time it broke down, he would vent by saying he was just going to sell it. I used to get so upset, but he would always keep it. Unfortunately, the car was stolen from a parking lot in the early eighties. I was probably the most heartbroken of the entire family. Fortunately, the joyriders only wanted the battery and tires so they left it sitting on blocks. The car was recovered later that night. Needless to say, I was filled with joy in hearing the news and my Father was able to keep his
promise by giving it to me when I was sixteen. The car was not in great
shape at all. I spent most of my spare time working on it and most of my money on parts. In 1999, I was able to restore it back to almost original. It should have comfort weave parchment seats, but I was unable to find the material at the time. I removed the California smog equipment, added electronic timing and left the aftermarket aluminum manifold. I also installed a 3" Magnaflow Cat-Back (since I work for Magnaflow). I do still have all of the original parts. I had always tried to determine the paint color. The person who painted it had told me some story of having to get
the paint codes from Detroit, but never offered any detail as to the color.
Since it was a custom order, I was never able to determine exactly what the color is. Thanks to your website, I was able to decode the color as Sierra Blue. So the car has been in the family with one registered owner for the last 47 years and I will give it to my son in the next five years or so (let's hope he decides to keep it too)."
(from page 9 of the 1969 Collection)
Candy Apple Red 1969 Mach 1 Mustang fastback owned by Frank Hoover from Levittown, Pennsylvania. This was our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting January 23, 2011. It's an original R-code 428ci Cobra Jet car. Frank tells us more, "I bought this car in 2001. Originally I wanted a red 1968 428 fastback (which are hard to find). I was ready to buy one in Ohio from a dealer but by the time I got there the car was already sold. Two weeks later I found out about this Mach 1. I knew when I saw it on the showroom floor I wanted it. It was delivered two weeks later and I have been enjoying it ever since. This is an R-code 1969 Candy Apple Red 428CJ 4-speed shaker car. It has manual steering but it has power brakes which is needed - it is easy to spin this car sideways with the power it has. I have driven to car shows and even attended the Mustang Club of America shows and took Silver in the Concourse Class as well as Best Of Show in many local shows."
(from page 11 of the 1969 Collection)
1969 Mach 1 Mustang fastback owned by Richard Kiggins from Pocatello, Idaho. This was our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting March 20, 2011. Richard tells us more, "I am the third (told by seller) owner of this original 390, 4 speed car. It was repainted in 1993 in Rio Red - the color was picked by the last owner. The seller I purchased this car from never titled the car - it sat in a garage or barn for several years. Originally it was Candy Apple Red with a red interior, and had the black out hood paint. It was ordered with a tach dash and the console, but not the fold down back seat."
(from page 14 of the 1969 Collection)
Champagne Gold 1969 Mustang GT owned by Gerrianne Narish from Lakeside Arizona. The owner had this to share, "I had been looking for a 69 Fastback since seeing one at a much younger age. My Bro was air-vac'ed to Phoenix after being hit by a drunk driver. I saw it parked on my way to the hospital but did not waste any time and drove past exceeding every speed limit. I arrived at the hospital and a team of Doctors met me. They told me that my Bro did not make it - there was nothing that could be done. The ride home went much slower. I was going to drive past the Mustang, but I knew he would have wanted me to stop. I found out that a serious collector had also passed away - his son was selling all the cars to move to Paris and start a-new. We had something in common, and he wanted the cars to have meaning to their new owners. So at 16 I bought my car in Payson, Arizona . After trying to find a few replacement parts and failing, I was confused. While getting gas one night a magnificent truck and hauler pulled in. The driver had the most beautiful 1969 Camaro inside the hauler. He got out and begin to speak to me. Asking
if I knew what I had, and what I was driving. With disgust he said 'Please tell me you don't drive this car everyday, it belongs on a glass show room floor.' Coming from a person who loved Chevy's this made me curious as to what my car might really be."
(from page 20 of the 1969 Collection)
Calypso Coral 1969 Mach 1 Mustang fastback owned by Tom Patterson from Poulsbo Washington. This is our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting February 7, 2016. It has the 428-4V Cobra Jet V8 engine and a manual transmission. This was originally a Purple painted Rainbow of Colors promotion Mustang. Tom tells us more, "This Mustang was purchased out of Michigan about a year and half ago. I came with some additional touches making not quite stock. It has a Shelby roll bar installed, 1970 hood locks, and the roof emblems were removed giving it a cleaner look. This car was originally purchased from Russ Davis Ford in Covina, California under the Rainbow of Colors promotion with a color code of WT9106 or Purple."
(from page 24 of the 1969 Collection)
Check out Vincent Pirrone's 1969 Mustang GT fastback. It is our featured "Attitude Of The Week" for November 7, 2019. Vincent shares, "When I graduated High School in 1982, I got a job on a used car lot
and it came in on trade. I traded the car my parents gave me for graduation, a 1976 AMC Pacer for it. Trade in Value $850. It has been
restored 3 times over the years. The Last time, 2004, I modified it
for me. Now it still has a 351w C9OE Block, 40 over, Flat top pistons
and stock Crank, retrofitted with a Crane roller cam, Victor JR heads,
Edelbrock Pro-Flo EFI. And headed up by Twin Paxton Superchargers, and
Backed with an Art Carr Extreem AOD with 3600 Stall Converter. The
exterior is stock. Color is a Mitsubishi color from 2005, Rotor Glow.
Wheels are 2003 Mustang. Seats are 2005 Mustang GT. Roll Bar and custom Interior. VERY, Fun to drive!"
(from page 24 of the 1969 Collection)
Here is a super rare Mustang. It's a Silver Jade 1969 Mustang E' fastback owned by Tim and Barb Wise from Springfield, Illinois. 96 of these were made for the Mobilgas Economy Run, but only 50 were ever sold. Tim tells us more, "My wife and I restored this car in our home garage. Six years in the making. Every nut and bolt came out and was restored or replaced. We did a concours build. Everything is totally correct as it left Ford. All work done in our home garage minus engine and trans rebuilds. Bodywork including paint all done at home."
(from page 32 of the 1969 Collection)
Red 1969 Mach 1 Mustang fastback owned by Mark Houseman from Hahira, Georgia. Mark adds, "I just purchased this 1969 Mustang 'R' code 428 Cobra Jet Ram Air 4-speed. It has 41071 original miles. The previous owners had it since it was less than a year old, almost a 'one owner' car. It is bone stock but had a paint/color change when it was a year old. Some where along the line the interior was changed from white to black (I don't
understand why anyone would do that.)"
(from page 32 of the 1969 Collection)
Mark Houseman owns this yellow 1969 Mustang fastback. Mark tells us more, "I purchased it from the original owner(s) about two years ago. It has 69k one owner miles with a 392cid 2-barrel engine and an automatic transmission. It is completely stock and original with the exception of a re-paint color change in 1983. It was put in a warehouse till three years prior to my purchasing this gem. The beautiful green color can be seen where some of the yellow is flaking. I have a Marti Report which states it came with the 'Sports Appearance Group with Tape Stripe, Exterior Décor Group, Color Keyed Racing Mirrors, and Wheel Covers.' I have the original keys as well as the original title. The interior is really nice and again, totally original. The body on this car is incredible and for the most part rust free. I do think that there was some work done on the left front corner/fender years ago. This car also has the factory installed hood scoop with the turn signals. This would make an easy Mach I 'recreation/clone'. I put a new gas tank, filter/sending unit, complete tune up, and rebuilt the carburetor."
(from page 1 of the 1970 Collection)
Wimbledon White 1970 Mach-1 Mustang fastback owned by Bill Hamilton from Charleston, South Carolina. This was our featured Attitude Of The Week photo for the week starting October 18, 2009. Bill tells us, "This is my third 1970 Mustang. My first new car was a 1970 Grabber Sportsroof Package Mustang in 1970. I owned that car for 22 years. I also owned a 1970 Mustang convertible for a few years in the mid-70s with the 428 SCJ package with Factory Drag Pack and 4:30 gears. My present 1970 Mach 1 has been with me since 2004. It has been retro-modded with a modern 5-speed and Mustang II rack and pinion steering. It has headers, Edelbrock intake manifold, and a 670 CFM Holley Street Avenger carb. It has a 1.125" front sway bar and 0.875" rear bar plus Bilstein gas shocks. It's been dynoed at 250 rwhp and has gotten 25+ mpg on the highway with the stock 3.00 rear gears."