1965 Ford Mustang (TX) – $21,500

1965 Ford Mustang (TX) – $21,500

1965 Ford Mustang (TX) – $21,500
Location: Dallas TX 75201

Please call Patrick at 702 291 8117 to see the car.

For serious, cash buyers – for sale is an outstanding 1965 Ford Mustang. I’ve owned it around 7 years now, and since the resto work I’ve put around 1,500-2,000 miles on it. I purchased it as a project car from someone in Boise, ID. It had been sitting for 2+ years, so it was in much worse condition than I had hoped. That lead me to restore almost everything mechanical / electrical on the car in 2012/13. I thought I’d do it myself, but because of time constraints, I shipped it to a reputable shop that had experience with classics & had them do A LOT of work on it. They are ASE-certified master techs, and complete gear-heads. I trust & have experienced that they did great work. This mustang always turns heads, sounds mean, & is fast. I have NEVER drag-raced it, not even on the street against another car. I just cruise around in it. 🙂

This is no show queen, but it is about 90% restored & a lot is like-new. Here’s the gist: It could use (but not mandatory) some minor interior work + minor dash cluster work (2-3 gauges need to be replaced), and if you really wanted to go the extra mile, some minor body work. Everything else is almost new. It’ll make a great classic for another owner.

I will disclose everything I know about this vehicle & it’s condition. It has undergone extensive work. It is in great mechanical order & drives great, but realize it is a classic car. As such, I cannot warranty the vehicle. It is being sold as-is. That said, I’m an open book & want you to get your money’s worth. Ask me questions. Come see the car.

V-8 289 block bored .30 over.
Performance carb / intake / heads / headers / exhaust / ignition.
3-speed original (overhauled) transmission. Bullet-proof.
Pony (repro) interior, parchment.
Front disk, rear drum brakes.
Power brake booster aftermarket install.
3-point shoulder harness seat belts in front.
Only premium gas + full synthetic oil used.

List of work done by reputable auto shop (I have receipts):
289 Engine COMPLETELY newly built (essentially a custom crate motor) ground-up by reputable shop / ASE-certified master tech:
289 block machined, inspected, bored .30 over.
New aluminum high performance heads.
Machined crankshaft.
New mid-level performance cam.
New pistons / rings / rockers / rollers / bearings / connecting rods / gaskets.
Painted block & oil pan.
Edelbrock performance intake.
QFT 600cfm 4-barrel carb.
Ford black air filter / valve covers.
High-performance spark plugs & custom wires.
Pertronix electronic ignition system.
New water pump.
Custom fuel lines.
Rebuilt starter.
Ceramic Tri-Y headers.
Flowmaster 40’s stainless steel dual exhaust w/x-pipe.
3-speed Ford Manual Transmission rebuild.
New clutch.
New 3-row radiator & hoses.
New overflow reservoir.
New battery.
Complete PAINLESS wiring harness installation.
New voltage regulator.
Aftermarket brake-booster installation.
New front brake pads / rear shoes.
Machine rear brake drums & install new hardware.
Machine front brake rotors.
Overhauled front brake calipers (very difficult to find!)
New shocks all around.
New rear leaf springs.
Service rear differential.
New rear axle bearings, grease / pack.
New gas tank + filler neck + gas cap + sending unit.
New fuel filter.
2 new front tires to match rear.
New headlight switch.
New parking brake handle & adjustment (works, needs adjustment).
New rear seat belts.
New front seat belts – 3-point aftermarket shoulder harnesses.
New interior LED light bulbs – original white colors.
New side-view mirror.
New fuel gauge.
New fan shroud.
New dash cover (dash underneath is in perfect condition!)

There are a few minor things that need work, but nothing a little TLC wouldn’t help. Contact me for more details.

This is a great classic, and has a really nice paint scheme. It sounds great & is fun to drive. I’ve done extensive work to it! I’m embarrassed to even say how much $$$ & time went into this car. PLEASE – NO LOW-BALLERS. If you don’t have cash in the bank, don’t waste our time. I am not in a rush to sell it. I don’t have time to drive it & would like to buy another project car eventually when my time frees up. I’ll do my best to get back to your questions.

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Please call Patrick at the number listed above to ask questions, see the car, or to make a purchase!