1965 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE 289 – AUTO – 20,857 MILES SHOWING
Starting life in the US as a 289ci Mustang, this car has been converted to RHD and now sports a highly tuned 347ci (5.7Lt) Stroker V8 engine.
Presenting in Bright Red with Black interior trim.
The current owner has supplied the following information on his car’s present condition:-
“Purchased privately in Adelaide in 2001 by current owner
Built at Dearborn factory in Michigan, U.S.A.
Full ground up restoration over 8 years by Gerace Restorations
Less than 200km driven since restoration
No expense spared and any detail
Car restoration brief was Restomod with appearance of standard where possible
Incredible paint work
Engine was built by Kevin at Outlaw Speed shop in Adelaide
Original 289 block, sleeved and stroked to 347 (347 Stroker)
Victor Junior heads
MSD electronic ignition
MSD billet electronic water pump
MSD billet alternator
Triple thermos fans
Fully refurbished radiator
Cobra rocker covers and air cleaner
All wiring hidden behind guards (very clean engine bay)
The best of everything replaced all engine internals
Exhaust system by Exhaust Technology
Fully rebuilt original automatic transmission
Restored and balanced tail shaft
9” Ford differential acquired, restored and fitted
Bilstein suspension all round
Aftermarket sway bars fitted under floor for handling improvement
New 1966 Mustang wheels sourced and fitted
Era correct BF Goodrich tyres
New bumpers, front and rear
Modern power steering fitted
OEM air conditioning unit paired up with modern air con components under the bonnet
Modern sound system with Bluetooth recently upgraded (hidden in glove box), includes amps and subs hidden in trunk
All new interior sourced and fitted
Timber steering wheel (Shelby spec)
Lap sash seat belts purchased and fitted front and rear (not an original component in 1965)
New soft top fitted (3 attempts until I was happy with it) Minor hole currently in drivers side
All mechanical work (servicing etc) performed post restoration by Paul Pavlou Motors in Thebarton
Inspected, driven, tuned and new battery fitted by Steve Pavlou the day before being handed to Richmond’s Classic Cars for sale
Always garaged and covered
Never been entered in a car show (always meant to, just never got around to it)
Never been on a dirt road
Never seen rain
Has been driven less than 200km”
Certainly an early Mustang worth considering all of the above work and particularly the RHD conversion for our roads.
This vehicle should be eligible for Historic or club registration in most jurisdictions, equating to minimal on road costs.
Available to inspect on our state of the art showroom floor in Adelaide.
We can arrange transport door to door Australia wide.
Finance – our broker offers VERY competitive rates and prompt service.
We welcome the opportunity to consider your trade in.