1969 BOSS 302 Barn/garage Find
- Condition: Used
- Make: Ford
- Model: Mustang
- Trim: Boss 302
- Year: 1969
- Mileage: 54,651
- VIN: 9F02G194XXX
- Color: Grabber Blue
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: top loader 4 speed
- Drive type: RWD
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302
1969 Boss 302 barn/garage find project car. This Boss sat for many years after the previous owner suffered a serious injury that left him unable to drive a four speed. The last time it was registered (until I recently bought the car) was 1995, although I do not believe it was driven after 1989. It was stored at first in a barn for some years and for the last many years, in the previous owner’s garage. It was however, per the previous owner, started at least yearly except for the last two years.
When I purchased the car and before starting it, the fuel tank and fuel system were flushed, the filter and engine oil changed with Brad Penn, the oil system primed, and the transmission and the rear end had the gear oil changed. The valves were adjusted, a new battery installed and the car fired right up. The engine runs great. The motor is a NOM but is a genuine 1970 Boss 302 motor (casting number D0ZE -6015-B with a date code of 9M3) that was rebuilt in 1983 and had about 16,000 miles put on it though 1989 when it was no longer operated on the road by the previous owner due to his injury. Car has a hipo dual point distributor and a Holley 750 dp. I do not have the original distributor or carb. It does have the Boss exhaust manifolds. The transmission has a ’70 Boss shifter, but is the original transmission to the car. The rear gear is a 4.11 traction lok and has 28 spline axles. The car was built with the optional traction lok 3.91 gear with 31 spline axles. Therefore at some point in the past, the center section, axles, and gears were changed. The car has its buck tag.
The Marti Report shows that the car, VIN 9F02G194XXX),was originally built with bright yellow paint #3217-A, and was well optioned with Black vinyl standard bucket seats, 3.91 traction lok, 4 speed close ratio trans, rear deck spoiler, sport slats, power front disc brakes, color keyed racing mirrors, and a tachometer and trip odometer dash. The tach works as does the temperature gauge. The fuel gauge doesn’t seem to even though I put a new sending unit when I had the tank out to clean it.
This rare Boss needs COMPLETE restoration. It has rust through on both the body and the chassis. It will need at least floor pans, trunk work, frame rail work, and body panel work. It has three small dents on either roof edge .It had a freshening in 1983 by the previous owner and was painted grabber blue at that time. It appears that some floor pan work was done at that time. He installed deluxe door panels at that time. The rest of Interior appears original and has wear. Dash pad has some cracks. Headliner has two mouse holes near the sun visors so the car has had visitors while in storage. This is a project car. It is one of only 1,628 first year Boss’s made and certainly is restorable but it is a job that is larger than my talent level and wallet can handle.The Boss runs, yard drives, and stops. However, this is not a car that you can slap plates on and drive it. It will need to be trailered home.
I have the receipts of the engine rebuild in 1983. I also have the bill of sale when the previous owner bought the 1970 Boss engine in 1982 (VIN 157XXX) which was then completely rebuilt by a reputable engine shop. It was bored .030 over, had trw l2324f pistons installed, heads rebuilt, timing set, original crank ground, etc. I also have a good deal of other receipts from the previous owner that will go with the car. When the valve covers were removed to check valve lash and adjust them before firing the engine up, the heads were found to be clean matching D0ZE609a K14 dated heads. The complete engine VIN is available to the buyer as is the transmission numbers . The previous owner told me that when he had the engine rebuilt in 1983 the car showed 38,000 miles. It now shows 54,651 which would indicate that the engine had about 16,000 miles put on the rebuild through 1989 when it essentially was not run on the road any longer. It seems to be backed up by the fact that the wheels and Goodyear eagles that were bought at about the same time as the rebuild (have receipts) are still on the car holding air with tread that is dry-rotted.
Car is sold as is where is. The only history I have on the car is from the previous owner with receipts dating back to 1982. All the receipts I have will go with the car.
I will answer questions from serious bidders to the best of my ability via this ad. I am not a Boss 302 expert but I do have access to a Boss restorer who is well versed in Boss 302's and can give me answers if I don't know them offhand. I am a private individual not a dealer.
A $1,000 non-refundable down payment is required to be sent via paypal by the winning bidder immediately at the end of the auction. Complete payment is due via cash or bank wire transfer within 7 days of the end of the auction. I have a clean, current, transferable New York State Registration in my name. New York State does not have titles for cars older than 1973 – the transferable registration acts as the title. I can also furnish a bill of sale. Car is sold as is where is with no guarantee.
I can help with loading, but all shipping arrangements are the responsibility of the winning bidder. Car will not move until paid for in full. I am located on a 4 lane state highway about 20 miles east of Buffalo NY and I am close to interstate 90 (NYS Thruway).This is a NO RESERVE auction. The high bidder will own this rare iconic muscle car. Bid to take it home, have the money to pay for it, and restore it to its original glory. Thanks