Having done some research, I decided I wouldn’t be restoring the original fuel injection on the 93 5.0 that came with the 65. If you remember, my previous investigation showed the engine was a 5.0 High Output from a 93 Mustang GT. It originally had what I consider a pretty ugly EFI system on it. It actually had parts for a second as well. I have decided I will go Fuel Injection, but I plan on going with one of the modern replacements like FiTech or a Holley Sniper. Continue reading “Tearing down the 5.0 HO”
The fastback came with a lot of parts. Since the previous owner had owned it for a long time with many plans to make it a resto-mod, many of the parts are from various vehicles from a variety of years. I figure I would start taking some inventory to identify just what I have here. Continue reading “Identifying Parts”
When I started restoring/rebuilding my 67 coupe and really dug into the world of Mustang restoration, I started realizing I wouldn’t be done when I finished this one. I started feeling the draw of the fastback. After a couple of years of passively keeping an eye out, I finally found the one. Continue reading “New Beginnings – 65 Fastback style”
4 years ago, in February of 2012, I started thinking about restoring the ’67 again. In preparation for talking to some shops, I took some pictures to document the wide array of issues that need some attention. It turns out this is a pretty good starting point for a before and after. I wish I would have done this years ago as well, before I took then engine out and changed out the front brakes. Reading more today, I also wish I had kept the original spindles in a box somewhere at least.
On March 6th, 1993, I purchased this 1967 Ford Mustang coupe from a fellow fire fighter. It was nearly identical to the one I have a lot of great memories in from high school, and I had to have it. Even then, it was far from perfect, but it was mine and it was awesome.