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Laurie’s 1965 Mustang

Owner:  Laurie Barlow

Model:  65 Coupe

Engine: modified ’95 5.0

About my car:  This is a 1965 Mustang coupe I6 to V8 swap.  If you would like to follow the progress as Lynn restores my 65 coupe click here to go to the Mustang Forums pages.

  • ’95 5.0 motor going carbureted
  • Edelbrock performer manifold and Edelbrock 600 CFM carb
  • MSD RTR billet distributor  and coil
  • Ford racing Cobra powered by Ford valve covers
  • Sanderson ceramic coated headers to fit GT40 P heads
  • 1″ drop front springs
  • Shelby quick steering kit
  • new V8 steering linkage
  • 4  leaf mid eye rear springs
  • Shelby Traction Master traction bars
  • Full length SMT weld in sub frame connecters
  • CSRP Ford 4 piston disk brake swap kit (No Granada disk brake swap crap)
  • ’67 dual bowl master cylinder
  • All new brake lines and emergency brake kit
  • new 10″ drum brakes
  • ’73 Ford Maverick 8″ rear end
  • Koni Classic shocks
  • AAW complete wiring kit
  • MSD 8.5mm Super Conductor spark plug wires
  • March billet aluminum pulley set
  • Aluminum Shelby 7.5 Cobra “T” oil pan
  • Shelby hood
  • Shelby R front valance panel with front bumper
  • Broader Performance 500 HP built C4 transmission

The car has had the following sheet metal replaced by Lynn.

  • Front floors patched both sides
  • Driver side full rocker
  • Tail light panel
  • Trunk brace
  • Trunk drop offs both sides
  • Torque boxes installed
  • Wheel wells patched front and back on both sides
  • Full quarter driver side
  • Quarter panel skin passenger side
  • Cowl


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1 comment

    • Bob Seidel on August 14, 2012 at 8:12 pm
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    Can’t wait until she is all done. You are doing a great job.

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