MUSTANG 1965 2+2 ‘A’ CODE



1965 Mustang 2+2 serious Driven Show Car, a very rare ‘A’ Code with the 4-speed transmission and working Rally Pac that was built in San Jose in March 1965 and sold in California, presented today in just gorgeous Wimbledon White with  really wonderful paint and body, excellent panels, steel body and floors, terrific chrome throughout,  just ‘as factory’ correct to the highest quality,  has the believed factory original red standard interior, full length factory console, working 1965 Rally Pac,  this features the correct dated 289cid engine with the proper 4v Autolite 4100 carburetor, dual exhaust system, the mechanicals set to the highest standards and funs exceptionally, Note the rare Ford Window Sticker (LINK) that confirms authenticity, this is produced in March 11, 1965 confirmed by the Original Door Data Tag, photos show the actual tag and the LINK shows the breakdown of said tag (LINK),  this is the last month before the GTs were started in April 1965, here is a very top quality car that is set for the demanding Mustang knowledgeable collector, especially the European’s who have very exacting demands for top quality and a love of being ‘factory correct’,

History:  this is a very, the famous 2+2 design is the body as used by Carroll Shelby with the   uprated engine in the 1965 Shelby GT350, to a broader important statement, this Mustang is the true start of the Muscle Car era, there is a large file for this car with Registrations from California since the build from Ford, then to New Mexico in 2001, then to New Jersey in 2002,  said file also includes lots of maintenance to keep in top condition, it now is at the Fraser Dante shop and showroom in mid-2018, this is now just prepared for a Show car with all running gear just completed and checked, the paint buffed to a outstanding luster and shine, very nice complete recent work includes the fully road tested car with excellent mechanicals,

Interior: this is interior is in absolutely fantastic condition, red standard interior that appears to be factory original, the seats are great and so is the padding, carpets, door panels, optional fold down rear seat, the dash bezel is great, all the gauges work, has a beautiful red correct steering wheel,  the very rare 1965 Rally Pac that works with both the tachometer and even the clock,  even the glass is exceptional, only the front windshield is replaced with the , the two vent windows and the side windows and the rear large window all have the original ‘Carlite’ stampings, hard to find these like this, has the left outside mirror, lower outside rocker molding replaced, stainless inner Ford door sills,

Body/chassis: the exceptional paint and body had their final buffing and polishing with outstanding luster initially in Summer 2018, all original stamped fenders, proper inner fender aprons with correct bolts, original quarter panels, very straight car, all original floors, excellent rockers and torque boxes, has a nicely detailed underchassis that is original with floors, has been painted and then polished, (LINK), fully detailed trunk with full trunk mat and spare tire cover (LINK),

Running gear:  this was made in March 1965 with all four drum brakes that are completely rebuilt to factory specs, the steel 14” wheels have the correct narrow band whitewall tires and the spinner hubcaps as per the window sticker, these could be upgraded if one desires, today they are just like the factory produced, transmission and rear axle numbers (LINK), brakes just checked (LINK),

Engine: rebuilt original correct ‘A’ code engine with excellent dry reading from 155psi to 162psi across (LINK), just wonderful, this 289cid/4V engine is an original with date code  casting of C5AE-8015, hard to find such an original engine in a 2+2,  has the proper 4v Autolite 4100 carburetor and dual exhausts,  all new spark plugs and wires, full tune,  note that the engine bay is highly show detailed, full numbers pulled (LINK),

Summary:  it is really hard to find such an outstanding 1965 2+2 ‘A code, ‘R’ production in a very correct 1965 Mustang Fastback, has repro Owner's manual (LINK), here is a factory correct car, has great proven history…this is the most desirable year, virtually driven MCA Driven Show quality, just prepared and finished with top mechanicals for Summer 2018, $46,950