1965 Mustang Convertible in gorgeous Metallic Ivy Green color that looks perfect for a Christmas present, said factory color is contrasted to the brand new expensive dual red line tires just mounted on new styled steel wheels, proper two-tone matching full Ivy Gold Pony interior, lower rocker moldings, really pretty presentation for cruise night restoration just ready, fully buffed and detailed, fresh ‘C’ code 289cid engine, a true ‘C’ Code 289cid with the 2V 2100 carburetor and correct proper factory single exhaust system, excellent even compression, full tune, all fluids, detailed for driven show, has the proper Ford gold original air cleaner and valve cover assembly, great shifting C-4 automatic transmission, nice suspension with good bushings, a most solid chassis with work and maintenance through the years, the newer off white top, this car has a really nice ‘presence’, the full braking system just completely checked at Fraser Dante, brand new Monroe shocks, safety belts, new dash bezel, still has the very rare and complete full factory ‘Carlite’ glass throughout, shows the care of this car for many years, all lighting checked, came from Southern collector, ready for Summer 2017 shows,

important: this has the full factory ‘Carlite’ glass, from the tinted front windshield, to the side vent panes, the main side window glass and the rear quarter windows…all of these have the Carlite stampings on them, this quality is hard to find, goes along with the last owner of some 31 years who treated this has a driven show car,

Engine:  a fresh 289cid ‘C’ Code with 1965 dated factory tag, has the dated block, the intake is stamped C5AE-9425-D, the correct 2v carberator is the original and hard to find Autolite 2100 unit with the tag showing C5ZF-B, factory rated at the 200 horsepower with the dated hydraulic lifter heads, very good dry reading compression taken by Fraser Dante that shows from 132psi to 141psi across (LINK), note that should be about normal for such an engine that has had work through the years, now very nicely detailed for top driven show, has the proper ‘C’ code single exhaust system leading to the rear cross style muffler just as factory,

Recent maintenance in the Fraser Dante shop: fresh fluids with the new oil and filter, new fuel filter, the new radiator is now just flushed with the coolant good, new belts and hoses, has an uprated battery in the car, the points are set, correct spark plug wires, new spark plugs, mechanicals just checked with the professional Fraser Dante staff,

has the proper C-4 automatic transmission that in all 3 speeds working great, the fluids have been checked, this has the 2.80:1 to 1 rear end chunk, see the original tab still on the gear, fresh dope and lube, (LINK),

Body:  Very nice dark Metallic Ivy Green color that has very nice luster with this factory color, all body panels appear to be very nice, straight lines and a good fit, this has original front aprons, fenders, solid original rear kidney panel, new replacement hood that is a positive since these take a lot of use of opening and closing along with the engine heat during these 51 years, nice rear quarter panels that have been replaced, we discovered the that trunk that looks factory stock with the build supports and the new weather trim and with great paint is in fact, one of the newly available fiberglass trunks (like Shelby’s) is installed in the build, looks just great and is lighter just like modern cars, i.e. BMWs, Audi’s and Porsche’s, this is the first one we have seen with this perfect fitting aspect, looks terrific,

now with the lower stainless rocker moldings and the very nice chrome front and rear bumpers, this is a striking and beautiful contrast to the factory correct Metallic Ivy Green, Has a nice white power top with matching white boot, chrome outside driver’s side mirror,

The underchassis has the original front aprons, the solid torque boxes that have been well maintained through the years, the footwells are replaced that is normal for most of these Mustangs as they simply get damp, the surrounding metal is nice and not replaced, this has the very solid original rocker panels that are an important area to see, the photos of the underchassis is simply not as nice as the car is in real person, just nicely presented for driven show, (LINK),

Interior: a real high design point of this Mustang is the believed original, beautiful and a very expensive and nice two-tone Ivy green and White Pony interior, these period colors look great with the Dark Green exterior, this has the matching Ivy Gold dash pad, has the Ivy Green carpeting, white visors, front safety belts, new dash bezel, correct Pony door panels, proper wood grain dash and glove box, also has the an expensive Mustang GT wood steering wheel, day/night rearview mirror, aftermarket AM/FM/Cassette radio in stock location, the above mentioned dashboard with correct Pony wood trim is in very good condition and presents well,

data tag: the data tag on the car now has the Ford Mustang data tag on the door shows with Body (76B) Convertible, Color (R) Ivy Green Metallic, Trim (F8) Pony Interior with White and Ivy Gold appointments, Date (12S) May 12, 1965, DSO (21) Atlanta, Axle (1) 3.00:1, Trans (6) C4 Automatic (LINK), this is believed to be the Kevin Marti tag exactly how the car is today,

Brakes/Suspension: a high point of this Mustang is that this has factory 4-wheel manual drum brakes with the full braking system, these brakes are just checked in the Fraser Dante restoration shop, (LINK), photos show the work being completed, the fresh suspension is equipped with good bushings, also a brand new set of heavy duty Monroe shocks are just installed(SEE LINK), these units will aid in the nice driving and handling of the nice Mustang,

Lighting: now this nice Mustang convertible has all the newer sealed beam headlights, said lights and the brake lights are tested and all work well,

Wheels/Tires: a high point is the just installed are the brand new expensive brand new dual redline BF Goodrich Silvertown 205/70/R14 radial tires that are mounted on new 1965 styled steel wheels, full balancing, this is not only a expensive operation but now with the shocks gives this a better ride than the car brand new, the spare tire is the original steel wheel with mounted tire, 

Summary: a pretty and striking Mustang with the Dark Green color that is contrasted to the beautiful Pony interior, the white top and the red line tires and the new styled steel wheels, with the new full braking system, shocks, full tune and fluids, this is really great for a local show or to just drive on a sunny day, ready for Summer 2017, well offered at $29,950