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difficult the instillation was, what you did with the existing hole where the interior window crank (handle) was and if it was a good decision. Trying to get some ideas for my restomod.
 

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mine are factory.I did replace the wiring and switches with an aftermarket kit. Your biggest concern will probably be window/motor clearance.
 

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I put power windows in my '65. I got the all of my parts from A1 Electric - http://www.a1electric.com/catalog/cat_ford.htm . The installation was very easy and straight forward, the hardest, most time consuming part was running all of the wiring. The windows work very well and their is plenty of power with the electric regulator.

The old regulator was a little difficult to remove, but the new one slipped right in and bolted to the existing mounting location - piece of cake.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/Timspics/Mustang/P6250006.jpg

Pulling the wiring was the most time consumning part. I did power door locks and a keyless entry at the same time. I, also, ran speaker wire for a tweeter into the old window crank hole.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/Timspics/Mustang/P6250009.jpg
 

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Here's my A1 parts list:
FD38-K, ELECTRIC-LIFE ELECTRIC WINDOWS, $239.95
4980-21-007, ILLUMINATED FLUSH MOUNT WINDOW SWITCH KIT PR, $34.95
W01-F, ELECTRIC DOOR LOCKS - MES CENTRAL (2 DOORS) KIT, $59.95
DLSW-1, ILLUMINATED FLUSH MOUNT DOOR LOCK SWITCH (1) EA, $17.95
BOOT-SM, ACCESSORY RUBBER BOOT (TO DOOR ACCESS) PR, $10.95

Here a picture of the interior with the component speakers, woofer in the kick panel and tweeter in the hole left by the elimination of the window crank.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/Timspics/Mustang/P8080031.jpg

If you look close you can see where I mounted the switches in my console. I wired the switches to the illumination circuit on my gauges, when I turn on the lights the switches illuminate.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/Timspics/Mustang/P6190004.jpg
 

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I also got mine form A1electric, very easy to install, and work great. I had a problem with the switch they sent me, called them up, told them the problem and the customer service reps asked if sending a new switch next day air would be acceptable, got the new switch the next morning, no charge. I would highly recommend them.
 

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I like the A 1 setup, but I cant tell what you do with the existing hole in the interior door panel. Can I install the switches in that same hole?
 

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Tim,
Thanks for the parts info. I am planning on doing this to SWMBO'S 65 Fastback & my 69 Coupe.
 

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I like the A 1 setup, but I cant tell what you do with the existing hole in the interior door panel. Can I install the switches in that same hole?
If you look at the third picture that I posted, you can see the component speaker system I installed. I installed the woofer in the kick panel and the tweeter in the hole left by eliminating the window crank.

I guess you could mount the switch where the window crank was, but you would not be able to reach it from your driving position. That's why I mounted the switches in my console.

Tim
 

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There is a company that makes a power window switch that you put your existing window handle on. You rotate it a few degrees down and the window goes down, and few degrees up the window goes up. johnpro has these I think. You might want to private message him about them.

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IIRC a while back one of the Mustang magazines did the power window conversion with switches in the console and used the round deluxe dashboard emblem from a '67-'68 to cover the holes. I'm thinking about doing this to mine when I convert to power windows.
 
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