1970 Mach One Mustang 351 in Concours show condition. In a recent 3rd party evaluation every category on this car in a range from "poor" to "excellent" scored in the excellent range. Every panel on this car is date code correct except the tail light housing. The bumpers are original and have been rechromed. The following items have the original factory tags or serial number. Engine block, carburetor, steering box, fuel pump, transmission, distributor, starter, rear axle, door locks, body tag. The car is labeled just as it would have been from the dealership.
automatic FMX transmission
factory ordered rear spoiler and window louvers
all sheet metal serial numbers match to the build date except the tail light area and this replacement is a Ford original panel.
This car has the original build sheet found under the carpet that is now kept in a frame, and the original window sticker. Included is a Ford 999 report and Marti report. According to the Marti report this is a 1 of 1 car with no other car matching it options wise. I have receipts from the minor restoration work done on this car, including a new dashboard pad, transmission rebuild, driveshaft rebuild, chroming, horn rebuild, and a power steering box rebuild. All of this paperwork is included in the sale. Also included is an original blue painted oil filter, 4 wheel covers, 4 extra wheels and tires, original hood pins, original ignition , engine thermostat, factory original fuel pump, reproduction correct belts, reproduction correct battery cable. I would challenge you to find another Mach 1 as original, correct, and clean as this example. This car drives just as it did when it left the factory. Please feel free to call me any time. I can supply any information or pictures you would like.
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