LRA Auto Museum and Sales is pleased to offer this completely
original 1965 MUSTANG 2+2 K-CODE (Very Rare Find) with 4-speed
manual transmission. This Mustang comes from the Gary Thomas
collection, making it one of the most original K-code Mustangs
around. Rare MCA Trailered Concours National Show Winner. Featured
in Mustang Monthly September 1989. Only 7273 K-code Mustangs built
in 1965. This is Rotisserie restored using NOS parts. Matching
numbers engine and transmission. This beautiful Mustang in Rangoon
Red Exterior with White Interior and Red Appointments. Under the
hood is Fords 289 CI High Performance V-8. This was an option Ford
introduced in 1964. A letter K in Mustangs VIN designated this
option. Mustang took this performance level a step further with the
Very Rare Deuces Wild triple 2-barrel carburetors. Very rare
dealer-installed upgrade at the time. Cobra dress up package
included the finned, oblong air cleaner lid and Cobra valve covers.
Rare square cast aluminum oil pan, toploader 4sp transmission,
console, Rally-pac styled steel wheels, Dual redline Tires and Koni
shocks. Theres an AM radio in the dash and the Rally Pac gauge
option, which placed a tachometer and a clock in a housing mounted
to the steering column. This very attractive Mustang Fastback has
been a show car since the 1980s and has been meticulously keep.
This Fastback Mustang comes from the pre-GT era, with a build dated
January 1965, and has been part of the Gary Thomas collection since
1986. During its time with Gary Thomas, it was completely
rotisserie restored using NOS parts from Thomas warehouse of Ford
parts. It has a numbers matching engine and transmission, with a
K-code 289 CI engine with dealer-added Tri-Power setup that boosted
the stock 210HP output to a whopping 271HP. The extra power was
courtesy of a mechanical lifter camshaft, higher compression ratio
and a bigger carburetor. This particular 289 has dealer added,
triple 2-barrel carburetors with correct aluminum tags, a popular
upgrade at the time. The engine bay is finished off with a Cobra
dress up package including valve covers and air cleaner.
Underneath, theres a rare square cast aluminum oil pan. Power is
transferred through a Toploader 4-speed transmission putting power
down through a 9-inch rear end with 3.89 gears and a Traction-Lok
limited-slip differential. On all four corners, this Mustang has
heavy duty suspension and 14 inch styled steel wheels wrapped in
dual Redline tires. Optional facctory disc brakes let you stop just
as fast as you accelerate. The exhaust and hoses are all factory
NOS parts. Inside, you get an impressive white upholstery with red
carpet and a two-tone red-and-white dashboard and full console. The
dash is adorned with Rally Pac gauges and an AM radio. This
Fastback has been a show car since the 1980s and was featured in a
Mustang Monthly magazine article in September 1989. Bristol
Pennsylvania, USA! www.lrasales.com - (215) 781-3790 -
1965 Ford Mustang
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