Classic Mustangs (Tech)Technical discussions about the Mustangs of yester-year.
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Hi everyone. It's my first time posting here, but I have been reading this board for quite a long time. There is a wealth of information here and I am betting this is my best hope for getting the rest of the story on this. Today a coworker noticed the picture of the 66 GT Mustang on my computer at work. He then told me that his neighbor has a 1963 Mustang that he is considering selling. It's the typical car in a barn story that we have all heard 1000 times. I then went on to explain that he must have a 64 1/2 - 66 because Ford didn't sell Mustangs in 1963. He insists that it is a true 1963. I told him to get me pictures of the car as I might be interested in it. My question to anyone who might know anything about this is this:
I know there were several 1963 prototypes built and shown across the country. Is there ANY chance that there weren't all crushed? I always assumed that they had been destroyed after the show circuit was finished.
I am 99% sure that he is wrong about the year, but after reading the story about the ONLY 1971 Boss 302 that sufaced on Ebay a fews months ago I am going to do my due diligence in identifying this car before it sells to someone else and is gone forever. Thanks for ant info you can provide.
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The first time I titled and registered my 66 fastback, the clerk asked me the body style. I said 'fastback'. My title and registration read '1966 Ford fast'.
Even For did typos. There's a 65 fastback that appears for sale occasionally, the VIN starts out '4T09T…' he's been trying to con some goober into buying it as a fastback prototype for years. It's really just a low-option 65 fastback, basically an incomplete roller last I saw.
Amateur restorer. (Well, once in a while I have been paid for it)
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