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Old 11-08-2012, 05:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Here's a picture of me and my older brother one Sunday morning in '65 with dad's freshly minted 2+2 Fastback. This is the car that made me a Mustang junkie for life. My dad sold my brother the '65 when he left for college in Tulsa. During his watch he rebuilt the engine himself. My brother sold it to me (well used) and I restored it cosmetically. I replaced the interior and did all the bodywork and paint. When I sold it, it had 245,000 miles and was still running like a champ. The next story is I was first in line for my dad's '72 Mach 1 that replaced this '65 when he got ready to sell that for a new Bronco. I still own the Bronco now that my parents have passed on. I can't help myself... I've got Ford in my blood.
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's so cool and a great story!
It's funny how our parents dressed us...
That picture reminds me of me and my brothers ready to walk to church on Sunday mornings (1965 to 1970). Mom would give us change for the basket, but the candy store we passed on the way would often get half!
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Wow, that door gap look pretty good!
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Great picture and very nice story. Lets hear the next one and more pics when you are ready! I had 2 older sisters and one of them had knuckles like a dang rock.. She would knock the crap out of me if I got out of line
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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OK attached are pics of our 72 Mach 1. The earlier pics are the way my dad ordered it when I first took ownership, the latter pics after I adding upgrades. I saw the 72 Mach 1 get bought and sold on e-bay many times since I sold her. Thankfully, all the owners have taken good care of her. Being an original paint car, everyone seemed to make an effort to keep her nice. I wish I'd never let the '72 go.
Yes, my brother and his friends thumped me regularly too, but I still followed them around because that was where the action was (firecrackers, war in the woods, tree forts, etc.)
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It looked really good with the spoilers, Magnums and slats.
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Do you know where the 65 is Evan?
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Cool pics and nice story. So are you looking at picking up another Mustang?
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Man, somewhere my parents have photos of me and my brother posed/dressed the same way. Almost reminds me of the old western kill photos in front of the Sheriffs office. Must have been an Easter photo!
Of course my Dad wasn't into "cool cars" when I was a kid, so mines in front of a '59 olds 4 dr sedan or the '69 Kingswood Estate station wagon.
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Do you know where the 65 is Evan?
Running into the wind somewhere I hope... no idea.
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Cool pics and nice story. So are you looking at picking up another Mustang?
Not looking at this time. I'm driving alpha/omega Mach 1's at this time (69 and 04)... plus a Bronco. I'd really love for the current owners of either one/both of my dad's old Mustangs to give me an update on their where-abouts. The '72 is pretty darn unique in that original Gold-Glo paint... somebody's had to of seen it somewhere.
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