1965 MUSTANG ‘GT’ CONVERTIBLE
‘RESTO’ UPGRADES

BRAND NEW COMPLETE ROTISSERIE FANTASTIC BUILD/MANY
UPGRADES/GORGEOUS TORCH RED PAINT/JUST TERRIFIC STOCK
BODY/OFF WHITE PARCHMENT FULL PONY INTERIOR/DIGITAL DAKOTA
DASH/GT WOOD TILT IDIDIT TILT STEERING WHEEL/CUSTOM
CONSOLE/BEAUTIFUL CHROME/OFF WHITE POWER TOP/DUAL LINE GT
DISC BRAKES/FULLY BUILT 5.0 LITRE V8 WITH FUEL
INJECTION/SHORTY HEADERS/DUAL ALUMINIZED EXHAUST/4-SPEED AOD
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION/AIR CONDITIONING/ALUMINUM
RADIATOR/VARIABLE POWER STEERING/POWER WINDOWS/POWER SEAT/NEW
FUEL TANK SYSTEM/UPRATED MAGNUM 15” WHEELS/NEW
RADIALS/EXCEPTIONAL ALL STEEL FULLY BUILT DETAILED
UNDERCHASSIS/COMPLETE NEW COIL-OVER FRONT SUSPENSION/FULL
BUSHINGS/ALL SPRINGS/OVER $109,000 IN RECEIPTS/TEST MILES

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1965 Mustang Torch Red convertible that is completely rotisserie restored as a ‘GT’ with front light bar and rear dual exhaust valence, really a just sensational presentation with a stock body and really ‘great eyes’, built with many extraordinary suspension and power upgrades to yield a really marvelous ‘resto’ gorgeous convertible, strong streetable built 5.0 litre FI ‘modern’ engine, full electronics, highly detailed, shorty ceramic headers leading to the dual aluminized exhaust system with resonators, 4 speed AOD automatic transmission, Vintage Air Conditioning system that works great with the uprated aluminum radiator, has the Surefit Serpentine belt system, uprated coil-over front suspension, tubular ‘A’ arms, Shelby sway bar, larger front disk brakes, Aeroquip steel lines, new wheels just installed in the finish to clear the larger front dual line disc brakes are 15x7 Magnum 500s with 205/60/15 Dunlop Signature radials, a fully restored with over 400 hours of notes in body and professionally built underchassis, this drives exceptionally, this is just in virtually better than ‘new’ condition, full new vacuum fluorescent digital dash with solid state technology, uprated radio system, even has the well padded Pony parchment seats that have the power front buckets, additional items like the power windows are among the extras included, tilt steering wheel with new Ididit column, red carpets, red Mustang mats, 4 custom Mustang safety belts, documented $109,197 in build receipts along with many notes and specs are part of the great file, complete body and underchassis construction to better than factory standards, the show black professionally restored underchassis confirms all the exceptional work, now ready for Summer 2017 just finished for the final full restoration in the Fraser Dante Mustang facility as a top driven show car, the stock body along with just terrific mechanicals for the demanding collector who wants a car to drive exceptionally well to go along with its’ fine looks,

Engine/drivetrain: to bring this into the ‘modern’ era, this full highly detailed engine bay has the freshly rebuilt engine is the Mustang 5.0 Litre/302 engine of the late ‘80s until the mid ‘90s era with the factory fuel injection set up, this is along with the full electronic ignition and full electrical setup that is maintained with modern testers that all shops use today, this will yield the strong and smooth power of estimated about 300 reliable horsepower, the hydraulic lifters make this able to use for engine the effortless operation, all modern current repair shops can easily maintain this great build, this strong and smooth unit has the upgraded ‘JBA’ polished ceramic ‘shorty’ headers leading to a full 2 ¼” aluminized exhaust system with Flowmaster mufflers and resonators and this has a set of catalytic converters installed for said electronic module, this yields a nice ‘rumble’ while adding more horsepower than the stock engine, note that with this ‘modern’ engine and the computers, the transmission is a 4-speed AOD automatic unit that has the overdrive function, a just wonderful setup to be able to use in the ‘real’ world today, better for cruising,

wiring: here is a high point of the build, to insure high performance, all the wiring is brand new throughout, many documents document the parts used and how to maintain this wonderful build, i.e., note the Ford Voltage Regulator wiring diagram from the Junk Yard Genius system (LINK), that are just part of said build history, one can see the close up photos taken by Fraser Dante in the engine bay to confirm all this new work, then attention to detail with the tie downs and wrapping of some wires to protect, see the different colors so one can trace the build work in the upkeep for the future, the Flaming River dimmer switch is even used in the tilt column build for top quality,

History:  a fantastic build of street driven show car out of Alabama, a gentleman was building his dream car with an enormous legend of receipts, then passed away and this was purchased from his estate, the file has over $100,000 in receipts and notes in the build (SEE HIS NOTES ABOUT COSTING), this only what was there when found, this fantastic Mustang is then finished in the Fraser Dante shop, these receipts are so extensive that it is hard to fine such documentation, a whole file of the wonderful paint and body work is 12 pages long with fastidious notes,

Body and underchassis:  there are documented $109,197 in build receipts from the initial restorer started in 2012 for that long process and then the final completed work by Fraser Dante for Summer 2017 (SEE LINK OF COVER PAGES), this whole file comes with the car showing the investment in the car,

Every aspect of the build is noted by the builder with over 400 hours of his work on 12 pages showing the great torque boxes, the black solid show underchassis that is presented wit mirrors, the rear quarters were replaced and installed better than factory new, the front fenders and the doors had hours and hours of work to fit perfectly, the floors in the underchassis are just so pretty and solid that are ‘new’ and painted show black so one can see the quality, the builder’s careful notes as he did his best for top quality, note the final Fraser Dante showroom presentation!

Suspension/brakes: note that this great build has the full new complete suspension, the very expensive front end is a coil-over installation with the removal of the shock towers, these coil-overs are adjustable, with the Flaming River steering box, the rear end has fresh dope, the rear end chunk is detailed with the proper original Red Oxide, see LINK to underchassis,

all the shocks are new, even has the front tubular ‘A’ arms, this unit couples with the front 1” Shelby sway bar, new full springs both front and rear, now for great stopping, this has dual line power front disc brakes and the rear drums, (LINK), these uprated brakes are great for safety, also steel braided Aeroquip lines, all just checked,

steering: a great upgrade in the steering is the installation of the  Flaming River Mustang II variable ratio power rack and pinion that yields just excellent handling,

Interior: here again is a better than factory quality with the complete factory Pony off white/parchment full completed bucket seated interior, firmly padded seats, full side panels, even has the very expensive Mustang logo safety belts, new red carpets, red Mustang expensive floor mats, also a special custom console is installed, this is a larger unit with dual cup holders, a wood insert, has the added power windows, all new door handles,

Dash: a great upgrade is the modern full Dakota Digital vacuum fluorescent dashboard with working gauges in the solid state technology, has the Odyssey Performance speedometer (SEE LINK) that in the GT-style bezel, has a bit of electronic variance that is adjusted with the full technical notes that come with the package, has a Custom AutoSound AM/FM with the CD changer controller located in the in the stock location, (LINK), the dash is painted beautiful matching color red for the car with the top proper padded dash being the matching parchment color,

The tinted windshield is new with all new rubber seals, all the factory stainless side windshield trim is restored and polished, very nice header top stainless piece, the 4 side power windows are just perfect, has the dual side wind wing windows that work and push out properly,
  
Chrome and stainless: here again all of the side trim pieces, the bumpers both front and rear are new, the inner and outer door handles are new, this also has dual outside adjustable driving mirrors, all the rear bezels are new, this has the ’66 side ‘finger’ side trim because that is how the first builder desired, looks great with all the Ford trim and the GT side badging, grill is also new, has the GT working light bar,

Lighting:  as noted earlier, all of the wiring in this great build is new, new throughout, this is equipped with the modern halogen headlights so can see well if used at night, the GT front headlights work, the rear backup lights work,

Summary: this Classic Mustang built with modern upgrades is very highly desired in its stock outside presentation and equipped with full uprated running gear, a torquey ‘modern’ 5.0 V8 with fuel injection, full power and strong air conditioning, really a great presentation with a laser straight body and exceptional underchassis, just really  great luster to the paint with the Red contrasted the off White, wonderful large file of receipts and specifics of parts used, see LINK to Recap, the final work by Fraser Dante ready for Summer 2017, comes with a show sign made for this car, an exceptional buy way below build costing, offered at $58,950

TOP CLASSIC 1965 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE WITH  ‘RESTO’ SHOW AND ENGINE UPGRADES!