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Rust-free and solid Mustang


A good basis for a full restoration: that’s how Steve describes this Ford Mustang notchback.

He imported the 1966 pony car from the United States with the intention of doing just that.

But having just bought a new house, he’s had to shelves those plans and is offering the car for sale.
“It has only just been VINned,” he says. “I was going to keep it.”

He says the Stang is a rust-free ex-California car.

“It needs paint, but it’s a solid car with a good motor and new brakes for the VIN certificate.”
The car has done 120,000km, has an automatic gearbox and a 289 cubic inch V8.

Importantly for a car that merits a restoration, it has matching chassis and engine numbers.
The Mustang has new alloy wheels and new tyres, and a Flowmaster exhaust system.

“The car has been fully-serviced,” he says.

“Basically I’ve got it advertised for what it owes me ($23,000). It’s registered and has a Warrant of Fitness.
“It’s good buying for someone who is looking for something to do up.

“There is no rust in the floorpan. It’s really good and solid.”

Steve says the interior is in good condition and has cleaned up well. “For later on, someone who wanted to restore it fully could import an upholstery kit. You can get kits and a lot of other stuff for these Mustangs.
“It’s a good basic car that just needs a paint-up.”

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