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Hidden deep in the trunk of the fastback, this part was found. I have no idea what it is, other that some sort of bracket. It has a ford part number stamped into it and it is: C5AA-2888-D. And here's a couple of pics, they're not too good but you can get an idea of what it looks like:
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http://home.netcom.com/~robstahl/mystery2.jpg
There was also another part that was laying in the trunk when I bought it, but for the life of me I can't remember where I put it....

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How big is it?
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Rob this looks like an A/C compressor mount lateral bracket for a 1965 289. There is a picture of one just like it on page 5-56 of Bob Mannel's Mustang & Ford Small Block V8 book. It shows a part number of C5AA-2888-D. Which looks like what your's has. The picture looks just like yours too. The book says the A/C compressor was mounted on a cast iron platform and supported by a lateral bracket (this part). The cast iron platform's part number was C5AA-2882-G.

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Thanks alot, Rich. I guess that I need to get Bob's book. *G*

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Rob

Your welcome. The book is a great reference and well worth the price. I paid full price for it a few years back, but it's on special now for $25 + 10% shipping and handling ($5 minimum). You can get it at www.fordsmallblock.com.

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Yep, that's what it is. My Stang has AC and that's the mount for the compressor.

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Sometimes I scare myself, I heard the part number and thought "sounds like a compressor brace from about 65 to early 67 289". I need a new hobby that involves more interaction with people!

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