1965 MUSTANG ‘GT’ DRIVEN
SHOW CONVERTIBLE

PRETTY CASPIAN BLUE/’C’CODE UPRATED TO ‘GT’ SPECS/FRESH
BUILT 289cid/4v/’RAM’ CLUTCH SYSTEM/’K’ CODE EXHAUST
MANIFOLDS/NEW ALUMINIZED FULL GT EXHAUST SYSTEM/4-
SPEED/HURST LINKAGE/UPRATED BORGESON POWER STEERING/NEW
STAINLESS STEEL ‘GT’ DISC BRAKES/FRESH WORKING FACTORY
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM/RESTORED RADIATOR/BRAND NEW
STYLED STEEL WHEELS/NEW DUAL REDLINE RADIALS/ WHITE
POWER TOP/BLUE-WHITE PONY INTERIOR/FULL WORKING RALLEY
PAC/BLUE CARPETS/’RETRO SOUND’ RADIO/NICE DETAILED
UNDERCHASSIS/COMPLETE FRESH MECHANICALS

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1965 Mustang ‘C’ convertible finished as a ‘GT’, this car is top quality for outstanding build for the demanding current collector who insists that their car perform outstandingly as well as look goodthe full upgrades in extremely top condition with really excellent mechanicals that are documented, cosmetics yield great ‘eyes’, important build aspects include the rebuilt uprated 289cid/4v engine just freshly checked, finished in terrific factory Caspian Blue Metallic with great show luster, GT white side striping, blue/white Pony full interior, equipped with the working air conditioning and other desirable options, this has been upgraded to GT specs with many aspects better than factory new, now the 289cid is fitted with the 4v 4100 carberator and intake, brand new ‘K’ code exhaust manifolds, full new aluminized GT full ‘H’ pipe exhaust system, 4-speed transmission with new Hurst shifter, brand new heavy duty ‘RAM’ clutch system, this build includes front fog lights, dual exhaust rear valence, great very straight body, very desired build and color combination all over the world, this has Ford working air conditioning system, expensive uprated Borgeson power steering system, brand new Stainless Steel Corp GT front disc brakes just installed, rebuilt factory full rear drum braking system, hard to find working 1965 Ralley Pac, full dash redone, seat belts, nicely detailed inner floors and very solid underchassis, brand new 1965 show styled steel wheels with new dual redline 205/70/14 B.F.Goodrich radials, top suspension, fresh shocks, HD Shelby sway bar, Retro Sound’ radio-iPod system, white power top, the now detailed very solid floors are important for quality, this color combination is the top one for everyone everywhere, men and women of all ages just love this look in the early Mustang, top condition to drive and enjoy while ‘looking good,

Engine: 289cid engine C5AE that shows that that is full unit is rebuilt with about 9000 miles on the initial rebuild, it was used as a driven show car, then at Fraser Dante, this engine was pulled out of the car and gone through again for Summer 2017, full engine bay detail while engine removed (LINK), the engine is fitted with +.040 over dished pistons for about 301cid, just reinstalled (LINK), continuing work on engine install (LINK), these were selected to use modern 93o octane gas, the lower end crankshaft is checked by our senior builder with the plastigage to insure proper oil clearance on the crankshaft bearings, this engine was fully checked with the lower end by Fraser Dante as shown in photos (LINK), has fresh bearings, to freshen the engine for top reliability, now installed are a new water pump, expensive $111 timing cover chain and new gears for excellent timing, all new full Felpro gasket set for top quality, new oil pump, top of engine casting numbers (LINK)

Uprated Camshaft: A new full and uprated performance hydraulic Edelbrock #2122 camshaft and lifters kit, (LINK), operating in a range from 1500 to 5500 RPM, this High Energy camshaft provides excellent mid-range power with a mildly rough and cool idle, Cam and Lifters with set of 16 sure seat Valve Springs, 1.354 outside diameter with 90 lbs seat pressure, the intake system has been upgraded to GT specs with the 4v Autolite 4100 carberator on the 4v intake,

Cooling is excellent with an uprated 3 row radiator, all fresh proper show hoses and clamps, fan shroud, fresh new coolant just added, 4-speed top loader C5AR transmission with wide bolt pattern, fresh lubricants, new Hurst shifter linkage, (LINK), brand new heavy duty ‘RAM’ clutch system (LINK) just installed, turned flywheel, this is the best clutch available for the 289/302 on the market, installed by the experts at Fraser Dante,

The engine just pulled, brand new ‘K’ code exhaust factory manifolds and keepers installed, then the brand new aluminized GT 2 ¼” full ‘H’ pipe exhaust and dual muffler system, all new hangers and bushings, great sound and performance, proper GT rear valence, see PHOTOS of work being done after engine re-install,

full tune: all new factory correct hoses and clamps, new coil, new spark plug wires, all wiring excellent, said timing checked and road tested, fresh cap and rotor, spark plugs are new for excellent firing, has all very good wiring as needed,

racing oil/filter: Special Valvoline high performance VR1 20-50 high zinc oil is added along with new filter for engine protection (LINK), note this step is the top racing quality oil that can only engines without a catalytic converter,

Interior: very nice desirable blue and white Pony interior, has the Ford working air conditioning system, rare and hard to find working 1965 Rally Pac, redone dash is very nice, safety belts, power steering is the variable ratio Borgeson power steering (LINK)

Braking/Suspension: for both great stopping and being authentic, this has a full set of the brand new Stainless Steel ‘GT’ manual front disc brakes just installed (LINK), this was and had the ‘C’ code drum brakes when the car was acquired by Fraser Dante, now these brakes that are installed are the best available just for the GTs and top notch restorations, (LINK), the SSBC system is the best on the market, has the all the full hardware kit is used to insure great stopping proper ‘GT’ large oval master cylinder, (SEE LINK), has the full rear factory drum brakes just checked with fresh hardware for safety, (LINK), this the same hardware that Fraser Dante used with the Charlie Kemp 1965 GT 350R Model that sold for $984,500, these are the best brakes that were legally allowed to use on the car for authenticity,

Driveshaft: the driveshaft is taken out, sent to a specialist, balanced with new bearings, detailed and reinstalled (SEE LINK), this operation is expensive and dramatically improves smooth driving,

expensive brand new, new 1965 show chrome styled steel wheels with center caps and lug nuts, new dual redline 205/70/14 B.F.Goodrich radials, fully balanced,

has top suspension just installed (LINK), fresh new shocks, good springs, note that the 1” Shelby HD sway bar with bushings is installed (LINK),

history: found by a fastidious collector in North Carolina who had for a number of years, such good care in his ownership that he and his wife built a serious garage just for this car and his cruiser Harley, note that the ‘ 65 and ’66 Mustang convertibles are very collectable everywhere,

floors: here are very nice underchassis and floors that are in fine shape with only some minor footwell work through the years, uprating now completed out of the Fraser Dante shop, many hours spent bring up to top driven show standards! (LINK),

SUMMARY: constructed for the collector/driver who demands quality!  this Caspian color is the number one color all over the world, manuals (LINK), great effort is completed to make sure this ‘GT’ presentation that is top notch and the car can be enjoyed, here the very top mechanicals are completed by experts along with the pretty detailing just completed for Summer 2017, offered at only $46,950