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Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Severna Park, MD
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Garage
Vehicle Name Mustang
Year 1965
Make Ford
Model CVT
Color Poppy Red
Packages Factory console, T5z
1965 Ford CVT
1965 Ford CVT
History Purchased in Aug. 1984 as fun car. I owned a 3 sp. Caspian Blue 1965 2+2 in 1969 this caused me to thing of a mustang again. I drove this car often for 5 years. Then, a disaster struck as the engine blew. The car sat for the next 10 years as children went to college, then, got married. In 1996 began what was to become a 6-7 year restoration project. Got it on the road in the spring of '2004 and have been attending shows and cruises since.
Exterior
1965 Ford CVT Exterior
Poppy Red w/ white cvt top and matching tonneau cover

Interior
1965 Ford CVT Interior 1965 Ford CVT Interior 1965 Ford CVT Interior
Real white leather seating as sold to the 1st 100 Mustangs given to the FORD execs. OEM full length console, Flaming River adjustable steering column. TACH & Clock on column similar to RallyPak. OEM RallyPak would not fit my column

In-Car Entertainment
OEM Ford radio converted to AM/FW with iPOD port

Under the Hood
1965 Ford CVT Under the Hood 1965 Ford CVT Under the Hood 1965 Ford CVT Under the Hood
OEM 5 bolt block bored .040 and stroked to 331. Added Trick Flow TW 170 heads, CR 10.5 , custom cam, full roller system, CompGold rockers, Performer RPM intake with dual 40MM WEBER carbs. Fuel supplied through an electric pump from a 22 gal Fuel Cell. I added an fuel cut-off (inertia sw) for safety. Four row radiator with 17" Alum. Flex fan

Suspension
1965 Ford CVT Suspension
Front end: TCP tubular suspension, Arning drop, 1" sway bar, TCP R&P steering, Kelsey Hays discs. Ebach progressive rate springs, KYB gas shocks all around, 4 leaf rear springs
Rear: 8" with w/10X2.5 drums, 3.55 Equa-Lok rear.

Wheel and Tire
1965 Ford CVT Wheel and Tire
Styled wheels with BFG 225 X 60 X 15 tires.
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