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During your restoration process, I'm sure many of you have come across some unusual finds where tearing the car/seat apart.

When we took the back seat out of my car, we found somebody's engagement ring (pretty crapped out, mind you, after all those years) .... hmmmm wonder how that got in the back seat?

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My driver side back light wouldn't work...wiring was fine...bulb was fine...what gives? Took a look inside the housing - a mouse nest. Took me another day just to catch the darn mouse! Guy(NH)

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I've only found really old change in the Stang and an old pen. However in the Regal, I opened the dome light to change a bulb and found a marijana roach. /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif

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I was running some wire to the back of the car under the back panels, I took the rear seat out of my fastback. Upon deeper investigation, it looks like some one, obviously back in the 70's, had installed a brownish shag carpet in the car. Thank goodness it had been replaced before I bought the car. LOL

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I found every old part ever replaced in the trunk, of course the trunk seal leaked maiking a huge rust pile in there. The car raised 3 inches in the rear just buy removing all the junk.

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I found spare ignition/trunk keys in a magnetic box behind the front valence. Why is this so unusual? Because the P.O. didn't know they were there and bashed the rear trunk lid to oblivion with a rock because she locked her keys in there!

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I lifted up the back seat of my fastback for the first time and the PO had stuffed all of the seatbelts under there (front ones too).
 

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I've got to admit that after tearing apart more Mustangs than I care to remember in over 20 years, the most "unusal" thing I found was four rocks of cocaine in a vial hidden under the console when I removed it (it wasn't screwed into floor). Being in the Air Force at the time, I called my friend at the base who was a drug dog handler. He brought his poochie over and cleared the car before I disassembled any further....

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found 3 petrified white eggs in the door shell. not sure what laid them or how it got in there.
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I hate posting late but I recall a thread like this either on the old VMF or on the older yet Courtave.mustang.talk news group. The most amazing story I remember from there was some one finding firearms hidden behind the interior panels. I hate to think what the PO was like...

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replacing my door panels, I found 3 naval id's from the late 60's, early 70's. fit the history I had on the car...where some Navy guys were time sharing the car.

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The skeleton of a dead rat under the back seat. The car had been stored in a warehouse for a few years.

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