Bob Chambers' 1965 Ford Mustang GT Fastback Data Sheet

1965 Ford Mustang GT Fastback Data Sheet

Born: April 14, 1965

Adopted: February, 1976

Style: GT, Fastback

Factory Options: GT package, 289 "A" code engine.

Color: Lincoln Aquamarine blue

MODIFICATIONS: modified Ford shaker hood scoop, Holley 715 CFM vacuum secondary carburetor, Edelbrock "Torker" manifold, 289 "HiPo" cylinder heads, Echlin "Tuned Lightning" dual point distributor with Accel "big yellow" coil, Cloyes double roller timing chain and gears, Crane solid lifter camshaft and lifters, windage tray, Blackjack headers, custom aftermarket bucket seats, monte carlo bar, Lakewood Traction bars, Ford "Mag Style" wheel covers, Grant wood steering wheel, Ford woodgrain instrument cluster bezel and glove box door, Blackhawk tachometer, Kidde fire extinguisher. The previous owner changed the car over from an automatic to a Ford Top Loader 4 speed and added a Hurst "Competition Plus" shifter from a 1970 Mustang.



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