1966 Ford Mustang, runs well, clean title, 289 c.i. V8, C4 auto transmission

Price: US $3,850.00 Item location: Fremont, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Mustang
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: base coupe 2-door
  • Year: 1966
  • Mileage: 93,184
  • VIN: 6R07C171417
  • Color: Dark green (emerald) pearl
  • Engine size: 4.7L (289 c.i.) V8 gas OHV naturally aspirated
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Power steering
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Safety options: 4 passenger seat belts
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1966 Ford Mustang

1966 Ford Mustang, runs well, sounds great, fun to drive

For sale AS-IS with NO WARRANTY

LOCAL PICKUP ONLY - Buyer is responsible for vehicle pickup and shipping. (can be driven away; registration is current)

US $500 deposit required within 48 hours of auction close, full payment required within 7 days of auction close.

I have attempted to describe this car in detail with the best of my knowledge:


· family owned since 1977 with one previous owner from 1966 – 1977; daily driver until 2004; garage stored and driven occasionally since then

· Original black California license plates


· 289 c.i. V8 motor

· Original 2 barrel carburetor (finicky, but runs well when engine is warm)

· After-market, Pertronix (electro-magnetic), ignition replaced points for much improved performance and reliability

· Stock ignition coil

· Motor rebuilt approximately 50k miles ago

· No smog equipment installed

· Original cast iron exhaust manifolds

· Radiator is three years old

· Heater core is five years old

Driveline, suspension, wheels, and brakes:

· Original C-4 automatic (cruise-o-matic) transmission (leaks a little when sitting for more than a couple days without running)

· Original rear-end

· Original drum brake system

· Original power steering (power ram leaks a little)

· Upgraded 1-1/8” front sway bar for much improved handling

· After-market slotted aluminum wheels, 14”x7” with 205x60xR14 on front & 225x60xR14 on rear (some tire rubbing occurs toward end of suspension travel)

· Tires need to be replaced

· Full spare tire on original rim in trunk with original emergency jack and lug wrench

Interior & Electrical:

· Radio/audio head unit absent; enlarged dash cut-out due to previously installed after-market unit

· Original dash speaker deteriorated and abandoned in place

· After market speakers are installed (Blaupunkt kick-panel speakers in front, pair of 6x9 in trunk boxes)

· Backup light circuit has a short in the harness in the trunk

· Dash pad has a plastic cover that is cracked

· Upholstery in good condition; no tearing or cracking; carpet faded some

· Original front and rear seat belts

· Interior paint wear from retractable seat belts in the front

· Defroster plenum needs to be replaced (original cardboard part has deteriorated)

·Windshield and rear window seals leak slightly when it rains

Body & Paint:

· Overall attractive exterior

· Small dent on left front fender

· Paint (dark emerald pearl color applied in 1998) looks good from 20 feet (see pics), but has numerous chips, scratches and blemishes

· Front left fender and front valence are an after-market replacement due to previous accident (occurred in 1995)

· Body repairs (all prior to current paint) are also present at:

o rear (minor dent due reversing into lamp post)

o right-rear quarter panel (prior to 1977)

o hood

· Both doors have some rust repair at the bottom front (not obvious on driver side)

· Driver side door was replaced with an original from a donor car

· Under-carriage has no major rust issues

· Some rust-through on the radiator support near the battery (not easily seen when hood is down)

· Windshield trim pieces have some denting due removal and installation damage