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Hello all. I'm a long-time Mustang enthusiast (this is my 6th Mustang), and wanted to share a new build I'm calling Project Code Blue.

It's a 1965 Mustang A-code coupe, originally Caspian Blue with Parchment interior. The plan will be to mostly restore and make some tasteful updates (power brakes, etc).

Thanks for following along on this build! I'll be posting regular (hopefully weekly) updates here and on my Youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/Mustangsean199150

Sean

Here's the car as it was picked up: No engine, no trans, no front fenders, etc. But it's a mostly solid car and for the price I couldn't say no!

https://forums.vintage-mustang.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=694406&thumb=1

Was a bit of a challenge getting it home with no suspension, rear axle, etc.
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However, we made it safe into the garage. It did come with a few extra parts, but certainly not much.
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Below are a few few walk-around pics of the car. It needs both quarters, trunk floor, and front floor pans. The doors are present but rusted out, so I'll be looking for doors at some point.

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Here are a few more pics of the trunk rust and floor pans.





 

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Got started on floor pan repair, but part of the way through welding in the passenger side floor pan and the welder quit working. Am on the hunt for another one now...

Oh, and for some reason the gaps in the floor pan look much larger in the picture. They're not nearly as big in person, promise!

 

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Look forward to your progress. In a year or so my son and I are going to find him a nice rusty coupe to start fixing up to be his first car. Going to watch this one closely.
 

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Thanks everyone. More updates coming very soon.
 

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Glad to see someone willing to take it on, that is some serious rust to tackle. Been there!
 

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Welcome, I’ll be following. :wink:
 

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More work done on Project Code Blue! Check out the latest progress on the restoration, and don't forget to like and subscribe!

 

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Thanks for sharing. What brand of led magnetic light do you have. I think I may need to get one like that.
I love this light, it's bright and rechargeable. Also has UV light for finding leaks. https://amzn.to/2ARzy58

Good video. Were you spinning the spot weld cutter counterclockwise? It looked that way.
No, just the video made it look that way. It's a Blair spot weld cutter, best one I've ever used. https://amzn.to/2MiC4FS
 

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Oops! I gave the wrong link. The one above does not have the multi light function (with UV), just light. If you want the UV light, here's the link. https://amzn.to/2FK3Tpg Sorry for the confusion, my brain was half-asleep.
 

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Oops! I gave the wrong link. The one above does not have the multi light function (with UV), just light. If you want the UV light, here's the link. https://amzn.to/2FK3Tpg Sorry for the confusion, my brain was half-asleep.
No worries. I have never used a UV light for leaks and may have to try it some time. I assume one had to put some kind of dye in the oil?
 

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You can also get behind the scenes updates by following on Instagram @AutoAnatomy
 

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New video is live! Check it out and don't forget to subscribe for the latest on Project Code Blue, the restoration of a classic 1965 Ford Mustang.



You can help contribute to the build by donating at:
https://www.gofundme.com/65-mustang-restoration
 

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What I don’t like about that kind of spot weld cutter is that it makes a hole in the metal that your now going to weld to..
 
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