CALIFORNIACLASSIX 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback 2+2 {49 Photos}

Price: US $27,600.00 Item location: Ventura, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Mustang
  • Trim: Fastback
  • Year: 1965
  • Mileage: 42,500
  • VIN: 5R09A143935
  • Engine size: 289 cu. in. V8
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1965 Ford Mustang

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Just Breathtaking: 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2 Fastback!

The term "Pony Car Craze" was coined to describe Ford's incredible success with its Mustang, hich spawned a string of imitators from other manufacturers. The '65-'66 Mustang Fastback is regarded as one of the most desirable and iconic Pony Cars of all time, ince it was the first one to be successful on the track, n drag racing as well as road racing. Growing up during the free-wheeling Sixties, e were daydreaming of piloting a GT-350 around Riverside International.


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Due to its late introduction perhaps, he Fastback was outsold by Mustang Coupes and even Convertibles by a wide margin. It's exceedingly difficult to find an excellent example today that ticks all the right boxes. Too many of these sporty cars were used up, idden hard and put away wet, r modified beyond the boundaries of good taste.


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Not so this one!
The 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback 2+2 presented here, IN *5R09A143935*, s one of just 71,303 standard Fastbacks manufactured during the model year. It possesses all the desirable traits of a true collectible. The data plate on the door reads as follows: 63A X 26 05 K 71 1 6


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The car was built at the San Jose, alifornia, ord plant and spent all its life in the Golden State, ostly in the El Monte area of Southern California. Amazingly, t still wears its original-issue 1965 California black-and-yellow license plates, ront and back!
This car has never been rusty or abandoned; garaged for many years, t was recently revived by a marque specialist and presents exceedingly well.


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Along with an owner's manual, arious receipts for parts and labor accompany the car. Over $15,000.00 was spent during the past year to make the Fastback shine like a jewel again! Expenses included new paint, hrome, eatherstripping, front wiring harness, nterior work, heels and tires, xhaust, ater pump, elts, oses, ngine re-seal, une up, nd so on. The rear window displayed some scratches, o it was replaced, oo!


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Let's now check out this fine Fastback in more detail, tarting up front, nder the hood.
Speaking of which, ven the underside of the hood sports a mirror-like finish.


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Toothbrush-clean engine bay houses the original A-code V-8 motor, ending 225 lively ponies via Ford's ever-popular Cruise-O-Matic to the rear end, hich seems geared for the Autobahn. We took the car up to 100mph briefly on a Ventura county back road and were still accelerating when we decided to reign in our filly.


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Engine doesn't have any bad habits, uch as leaking, moking, r -- oil -- drinking. Just recently, he power plant was removed from its home and completely re-sealed and detailed. The fuel system was gone through, rom a new gas tank to the factory original, -barrel MOTORCRAFT carburetor.


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Mustang's exterior looks bone stock, as delivered," with unmolested coachwork. There are no dings, ents, cratches, r other imperfections to report. There's not the tiniest rust bubble to be found, nd the car doesn't look like it ever was in any accident. Silverbluemetallic paint is simply stunning, ighly glossy and virtually free from blemishes.
Bumpers and chrome trim pieces are either brand new or in excellent condition throughout, s is all of the weatherstripping.


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Mustang rolls on a set of brand new "Styled Steel" wheels, 1965 option, itted with equally new Toyo radial tires of the dimension 225/60-15.
On to the interior!


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Dash is 100% stock und looks new. The optional FORD AM pushbutton radio still works, owever, he dash speaker might need to be replaced. There have been no unsightly, on-factory speaker holes drilled anywhere. Ash tray and lighter remain unused.
This car features the -- optional -- console.


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Gauge bezel is new, nd everything seems to work. The fuel gauge can be a little lazy at times, ven though the sending unit has been replaced. Rally Pak is an original. Tach and clock are not hooked up presently.


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Interior features the optional "Pony" trim. Black front seats with inserts look fantastic, re firm, nd still exude some of that new car smell.


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Foldable rear seats are large enough for two adults, ence the car's 2+2 moniker. They, oo, ook brand new. Door and side panels are in excellent condition throughout; all the little, ard-to-find trim pieces and fittings are present. New, orrect carpeting has just been installed, ront and back. Black headliner looks "as new," too.


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You're ready for a test drive?
So are we, ut before we take off, et's check out trunk and undercarriage!


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Super clean trunk floor is covered by an equally clean factory trunk mat. Jacking equipment and spare are included as well. There has never been any corrosion or other damage in here. Viva California!

Underneath, e find nothing but virginal and perfectly healthy sheetmetal. All original floor pans bear no signs of rust or rust repairs of any kind.
One cannot overstate the importance -- and near impossibility -- of sourcing a specimen that never saw rust or rust repair when looking for a true "keeper" Mustang fastback.

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Above photos showing the undercarriage in more detail. Note all the new parts!


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Friday, une 26, reeted us with blue skies and bright sunshine, perfect day for the much-anticipated test drive and photo session.


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Freshly lubed and tuned, he 'Stang starts, uns, hifts, andles, nd stops flawlessly. Power comes on smoothly, ithout squeaks, urps, r other hiccups. Mash the loud pedal and even the kickdown does what it's supposed to. This is not your granny's rattly, sed-up old Mustang; the entire driving experience could be summed up as "fresh."


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Piloting the Fastback puts a big smile on your face. The car is quick, imble, nd easy to handle on all kinds of roads. It never overheats or shows any other weaknesses. Best of all, eeing such a time-warp condition Mustang stops people in their tracks. A first-generation Mustang, specially a gorgeous Fastback like this one, eems to bring out the best in everybody, nd you'll enjoy many friendly interactions with admiring folks.


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Indeed, riving the Fastback across this great country would present no challenge at all. Whether in Podunk Holler, ebraska, r Anchorage, laska, ou'll be able to find reasonably priced parts and affordable expert help, hould it ever become necessary. Be it as a cherished reference car to be shown with pride, ompetitive rallying and touring companion, r well-loved daily driver, his 2+2 will be very satisfying to own.


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Here it is, rare opportunity to acquire one of the cleanest '65 Fastbacks in the West, nd perhaps one of the last rust-free, riginal black-license-plate examples anywhere!

You are most welcome and encouraged to view this fine automobile in Ventura, y appointment, uring the auction, r have someone inspect it for you. Please, erform your due diligence before you bid.
Please, ote that this car is currently advertised on our Web site and on display in our Showroom. We reserve the right to accept a satisfactory offer and close this auction at any time. Feel free to contact us via e-mail at bill@californiaclassix.com or call us at (805) 653-5551.

TERMS OF THIS SALE By bidding in this auction, ou declare that you have read and accept the Terms of this Sale as outlined below. If you have any questions, lease ask them before you bid. After the auction has ended, he sale is final. Please, nly bid on this car if you are serious about owning it and have the necessary funds readily available!
We require a $1,000 deposit to be paid via PayPal within 24 hours of the end of the auction and the balance to be paid via bank wire transfer (or in cash) within 5 business days, nless other arrangements have been agreed upon during the auction. The car comes with a clear California Certificate of Title. It is smog exempt and sold "as is, here is" with no warranty stated or implied. Mileage stated above is the current odometer reading. You fully understand that you are not bidding on an "option to buy" this vehicle. You bid to own! There are no contingencies. We ship worldwide.
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On Jul-03-15 at 17:16:07 PDT, eller added the following information:

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Addendum:
Thank you for your kind inquiries. Yes, his Fastback features power-assisted steering and brakes, ith discs up front.
Happy bidding!