1964 ½ 'D' CODE MUSTANG
CONVERTIBLE

AN ORIGINAL SUNLIGHT YELLOW COLOR/ORIGINAL DATA TAG/VERY NICELY
RESTORED/UPRATED FRONT GT LIGHTS/TERRIFIC CHROME/STRONG DATED
289cid/4V ENGINE/GT ENGINE KIT/REBUILT RADIATOR/ 5-SPEED T-5
TRANSMISSION/EXCELLENT CLUTCH SYSTEM/'A' CODE EXHAUST/BORGESON
POWER STEERING/BRAND NEW SSBC STAINLESS 'GT' BRAKES /STYLED STEEL
WHEELS/NEW NARROW BAND WHITEWALL RADIALS/BLACK POWER
TOP/BLACK INTERIOR/FULL CONSOLE/'RETRO' RADIO-CD SYSTEM/NICE
UNDERCHASSIS/EXTRAORDINARY FILE OF HISTORY-MANY
RECEIPTS/COMPLETE FRESH SUSPENSION/MONTE CARLO BAR/GREAT

MECHANICALS

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1964 1/4 Mustang ‘D’ Code convertible restored and finished in outstanding condition with great luster of the Sunlight Yellow factory color, really well done restoration, finished the lower stainless rocker moldings, these cosmetics yield great ‘eyes’, this has the factory Data Tag showing how correct this is with the June 19, 1964 build date, very important build aspects include the rebuilt uprated 289cid dated C5 AE 1964 engine with excellent compression, the Ford intake for the Autolite 4100 C4 4v carburetor, below in this report are all the ‘numbers’, a great looking GT engine dress up show kit, aluminized dual ‘A’ code exhaust system that adds power, fitted with a great working T5 uprated 5-speed transmission, good strong clutch system, has the very desirable Borgeson variable ratio power steering system, 1965 styled steel wheels with 195/75/14 narrow band radial tires, also further the handing is improved with the added GT ¾” sway bar, new HD shocks, then the under hood Monte Carlo bar and GT sway bar also adds to the stability, the black crinkle bucket seated interior is really nice, has the factory full length console, black power top and boot, this car is top quality for outstanding build for the demanding current collector who insists that their car perform outstandingly as well as look good, there is an extraordinary file of receipts that show the long history and current condition, the added front amber GT driving and lower fog lights make this look terrific with this factory color, the chrome bumper and trim are excellent along with dual side mirrors, very solid underchassis,  this really has a great show luster with a period presentation, the top mechanicals prepared for Summer 2018,

History: some of the most desirable vehicles ever produced were the 1964 ½ to 1966 Mustangs, these were so popular then that 1,100,000 were produced in just two years, all ’64 1/2s were titled as ‘65s, the production began in March 1964 with the official introduction following on April 17 at the 1964 World's Fair, the V8 models got a badge on the front fender that spelled out the engine's cubic inch displacement ("260" or "289") over a wide "V"…these are the most desirable collector cars that appeal to men and women of all ages, this happy period color combination is a great one for everyone, men and women of all ages around the world just love this look in the early Mustang,

History of this car: this model and color are so important that this file has copies of Ford Brochures for this 1964 1/2 Mustang that can be used for shows of this nice convertible (LINK), note that the Mustang is one of the most desirable vehicles ever produced for everyone, the MUSTANG 1964 ½ to '66, one of the first collector cars in America being good looking, fun to drive, the '65-'66 Mustang was so popular that over 1,100,000 were made in the mid 60's, the '64 1/2 and '66 Mustang convertible are perhaps among the most collectable cars in the world, these are popular in Sweden, France, the Netherlands, Australia, just everywhere, men and women, old and young all love the Mustang,

The production of the 1964 ½ had the convertible of 28,833 units and the coupe of 92,705 units, note that the 1964 ½ was only produced from March 1964½ (VIN as a 1965) to July 1964, introduced to the world at the New York World’s Fair on April, 17, 1964…here is a car that was produced on June 19, 1964 in Dearborn with a Louisville DSO,

Here is a rare 289 ‘D code’ convertible that was a low production piece, this was the top engine option until June 1964 when some of the first ‘K’ Codes came across the line, now this is finished in the repainted and just lovely Sunlight Yellow with the correct factory Black Crinkle bucket seats, has the correct factory console, the shift linkage works great in said desirable console,

There is an enormous file that goes with this car that shows over $29,000 in the restoration work that was spent through the years, a very serious car guy bought this car for his wife, she used this as their show car in Atlanta, then for Summer 2018 Fraser Dante bought this rare car and then added a lot more to the build since the car is so good, cars like this are hard to find, note that items like the brand new GT disc brakes, styled steel wheels and tires, all full and the  maintenance just completed,  the new professional show detailing just completed in order to park in front of your favorite restaurant,

Engine: first, note the engine bay with the fresh detailing, has the proper show GT chrome valve covers, GT air cleaner with the orange HiPo element, installed here is a strong and rebuilt dated 1964 289cid engine, has great dry cold compression from 140 to 150 lbs across, see the (LINK), even the heads are dated C4, the photos show how clean they are, the carburetor is rare Autolite 4100 4v with the C4 date code, the added dual aluminized ‘A’ code exhaust system should have this produce the 225 horsepower, one can see the very clean heads that show The full tune has been accomplished at Fraser Dante with fresh spark plugs, new 7mm spark plug wires, the distributor is checked with new points, rotor and points, the carburetor is tuned by our senior tech  all the fluids are checked, the radiator has fresh coolant, note that we have used special VR1 20-50 high tech oil and filter (SEE LINK), good battery cables, strong battery,

Brakes/Suspension: a high point of this Mustang is that this came with the factory 4-wheel manual drum brakes of a 1964 ½ that had the full braking system just rebuilt, NOW this has the brand new expensive Stainless Steel Corp front GT full disc system with the proper large round master cylinder (LINK), this work is done by the Fraser Dante shop, now the front discs and calipers are brand new, the drums are rebuilt for the rear, all lines and fluids, then flushed and road tested, the photos show and confirm the work being completed, (LINK),
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, then a GT ¾” front sway bar is just added, with the installation of the under hood Monte Carlo bar, this car will certainly handle very well, transmission and rear axle numbers (LINK), solid and clean underchassis (LINK), currently has narrow band whitewalls, one could have redline tires mounted if desired (LINK),

interior: this is the proper ‘as factory’ black crinkle standard bucket seat interior, these seats and door panels are in just top condition, has the full length console, 4 safety belts, the black proper correct steering wheel is like new, the dash facia and gauges are redone as factory, the black dash pad is newly done, this has a very good black power top and a black boot, good black carpets, has the special black Mustang floor mats, note the uprated Custom Autosound radio/cd system (LINK) with trunk mounted CD holder,  

Lighting: note that under the hood, the rebuilt and correct generator that is correct for the 1964 ½ model is still in place, works just great, if one desires, Fraser Dante could do the updating for the newer alternator with brackets along with the newer wiring that is part of the install, this would be an upcharge for this service , a lot of people love this change, now this nice Mustang convertible has all the newer sealed beam headlights, said lights and the brake lights are tested and all work well, even has the backup lights that are checked and work today, this has the amber GT driving lights that add to the great appearance, full checking of lights,  

Summary: here is a top condition early Mustang that has factory Data Tag (SEE LINK) that shows that this is a June 19, 1964 production with the engine date codes, really restored to drive and enjoy with past receipted restoration work while really ‘looking good’ with this very 1960s terrific color, these top mechanicals just completed by the professionals at Fraser Dante to set off this fine Mustang convertible way above the crowd, really a ‘happy car’, offered with all fresh work and ‘great eyes’ at $36,950