It’s All In The Details: 1965 MUSTANG 2+2 Fastback

It’s All In The Details: 1965 MUSTANG 2+2 Fastback

Creemore Valley Classics VIP Stories #85
Built in: San Jose, California on November 2, 1964 and sold through Dallas, Texas.

Purchased in September 2012 from Legendary Motor Car
(not much else on ownership history, except that the car was purchased by LGM as part of a collection). Photo documentation shows frame off restoration in 1993 less than 3,000 miles since 1993 on restored vehicle.

Engine: stock 289 A-Code 225 hp
Dressup kit with chrome air cleaner and cylinder heads
Original Autolite 4100 4bbl carburetor
No performance modifications
Factory Air
GT options on car (though NOT GT, as this was not added as a package until April 1965)
Fog lights
Chrome hood lip
Exhaust bezel with trumpet exhausts

Exterior: Raven Black, with red pinstripe (per factory option)
Interior: Red, standard interior, buckets with full consul
Transmission: 4 speed Borg-Warner T-10 transmission
(factory original – some early ‘65’s were fitted with T-10’s instead of toploaders)

Modifications:
Added brake booster for 4 wheel drums
Rear end modified to 3.25 gear ratio, posi
Runs on double red stripe radials (15”) although still have original bias ply’s

The car has some replacement parts, but is largely original and un-modified. This is not a Concours car. As a Texas car, it has no rustproofing

AWARDS:
2012: Classics Against Cancer – 1st place Mustang 1965-1980
2013: Copper Kettle Classics, Creemore – Best of the Best
2014: Classics on Kerr, Ookville – “One of the Best

Owner: David Pearce, Mississauga

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