Skip to comments.Ford reintroduces the 1965 Mustang
Posted on 10/29/2011 7:56:00 AM PDT by Drew68
If all you wanna do is ride around, the classic convertible can be yours for $15,000.
Ford Motor Co. will soon sell brand-new 1965 Ford Mustangs for just $15,000 each. The only hitch: There's some assembly required.
As part of its Ford Reproduction business, Ford revealed today it had approved a new stamping of the steel bodies for first-generation Mustang that buyers could then build into their own 1964 1/2 through 1966 Mustang, using whatever engine, axles, interior and other parts they can find on their own...
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Likewise with bumping the newer Corvette to 800 horses.
Although I am partial to the '68 Bullitt Mustang.
Ford doesn't build these. They are manufactured by Dynacorn which makes reproduction parts for may classic cars. If Ford built a complete car with this body it would weigh an extra 1000 pounds to meet government regulations...actually they already build this car. It's a 2012 Mustang.
Looks like Sammy Hagar is a satisfied customer.
An interesting benefit of synthetic oil, which is not frequently discussed.
It helps prevent the “rrrr, rrr, rrrrr... click bzzzzzz”
Freezing cold weather failure to launch, in the morning when you absolutely must get to work.
Not a small thing.
Sammy Hagar can’t drive, 55.
And sell them to Cuba?
And Dodge needs to kit A WM300 Dodge Power Wagon Body.
I have a 67 Camaro and was about to post a similar comment.
It’s fun to drive to Dairy Queen but it has many shortcomings as a daily use car.
I agree. Aesthetically speaking, there is little sign of passion or excitement in most modern cars unless you are buying a premium car.
That honey is still one of the most beautiful cars ever made.
Speak for yourself.
My olds 88 was as solid as could be. It handled like a sports car, I could do 180’s in it with ease. It did have positraction which made a noise as long as I had the car but it never tore up.
When we got married my wife had a brand new Olds Cutlass with a 350. When we drove across country to my first job and our first home, every time we gassed up the old 65 with a 425 took considerably less gas.
When I sold it with over 200,000 miles, it was still not using oil. It ran like a muscle car which with 370 HP, I guess it was. It was about as good a car as it was possible to have.
Need to mount that on a F150 4X4 chasis with a lift kit.
Of course I would have to agree.
You don't even have to go back that far. In 1992, my father bought me a wedding present, a 1992 RS Camaro, last year of the Gen 3 body style.
Soon, with kids coming, and gas going up, the ol' Camaro wasn't cutting it anymore. Dad (now grandpa) wouldn't hear of us selling it outside the family, so he bought it from us. Over the years grandpa kept promising he was going to give the car to my oldest son when he turned 16. Lo and behold, grandpa kept his word, and last year my son got a '92 Camaro in fairly decent shape.
Every once in a while, the boy lets me drive it. Each time, invariably, I start off thinking "what a pile of crap". It has the ergos of a coffin. The driver's door sags and is hard to close, along with poor window sealing. The brakes require a hearty stomp to work. The on-center feel is vague and wandery. And, to the amazement of the boy, there are no cup holders.
Also invariably, by the end of the drive, I have a big smile on my face.
That reminds me a bit of the classic Fastback.
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