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General Information

Name
Chell-B
Year
1966
Make
Ford
Model
Mustang
Color
Silver Blue with white top
Packages
Factory Options: 289 cid 2V 200 HP engine; Tinted Glass w/ Banded Windshield; C4 Cruise-O-Matic A/T; Visibility Group; 55-Amp HD Battery; Radio and Antenna; Front disc brakes; Wire Wheel Covers; Ltd. Slip Diff.
History
• Manufactured in San Jose, CA on October 8, 1965 for Denver District Sales Office
• Purchased new by Gwendolyn S. Barron (owner #1) from Phil Long Ford, Colorado Springs, Colorado on October 12, 1965
• Sold to Bill D. & Phyllis Z. Baker (owners #2) of Colorado Springs, Colorado on June 25, 1971; sold to Just Right Motors of Englewood, Colorado on August 17, 2012
• Purchased by me (owner #3) from Just Right Motors on September 8, 2012
1966 Ford Mustang (Silver Blue)

Modifications

Drivetrain
ENGINE:
• Scott Drake concours “Hi-Po” air cleaner
• Chrome oil filler cap, radiator cap & oil dipstick
• Shelby Cobra S2MS-type 1x4V aluminum high-rise intake manifold
• 4-Bbl Holley 4160 aluminum Street Performance 600-cfm carburetor
• Cobra open-letter finned aluminum type valve covers
• Tony D. Branda 7.5 Qt aluminum “T” Cobra style oil pan
• PerTronix Igniter II electric ignition & coil; 7mm stock-look plug wires
• Powermaster 100-amp 1-wire type alternator
• Ford Performance "X2" Street Cruiser cylinder heads

TRANSMISSION:
• Rebuilt 1989 Mustang AOD 4-speed transmission including B&M HoleShot 2400 torque converter

REAR END:
• 3.55:1 final gearing
Interior
• Grant Classic Wood 15” steering wheel
• Stainless steel-trimmed “deluxe” type pedals
• “Deluxe” woodgrain-type glove box door and instrument bezel
• Distinctive Industries 2-tone hybrid door panels; TMI Sport “deluxe” (aka "Pony") seat foams/covers
• TMI full-length console
Exterior
• Billet aluminum grille with “running horse” emblem
• Replaced mirror w/ Rotunda-type
Audio
• Custom Autosound USA630 AM/FM stereo with iPod interface and Kenwood in-dash & kick panel speakers; installed Kenwood KAC-8405 Power Amplifier and Bazooka BTA6100 Subwoofer

STILL a work in progress...
Lighting
• Scott Drake FoMoCo script halogen headlights
• LED taillights, parking lights and back-up lights
Exhaust
• Custom 2 ¼” dual exhaust with Flowmaster S40 mufflers
• Hedman thermal-coated “shortie” headers
Suspension
SUSPENSION:
• Relocated upper control arms (Shelby/Arning drop)
• Shelby-style quick steering kit (Pitman/idler arms); rebuilt idler arm w/ ORP roller bearing kit
• 1” sway bar w/ polyurethane bushings
• 1" drop progressive-rate coil springs
• Monte Carlo bar
• Export brace
• ORP roller-bearing spring perches
• KYB Gas-A-Just shock absorbers
• 1” drop 4.5-leaf mid-eye leaf springs with poly bushings
• Traction Master under ride traction bars


BRAKES:
• Dual-bowl master cylinder
• StopTech slotted/drilled rotors & Hawk Performance HPS pads
• Braided stainless steel lines
Wheel and Tire
• WHEELS: Legendary Wheel Co. Magnum 500, 15 x 7"
• TIRES: B.F. Goodrich Radial T/A - 205/60R-15 front; 225/60R-15 rear

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