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Old 08-22-2006, 20:53   #1 (permalink)
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help me out please

What year is this?



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Old 08-23-2006, 06:23   #2 (permalink)
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1968.

Giveaways, are,
Bonnet, dual reverse facing scoops. (only available on 67/68)
Front Guard. Indicator repeater under Front Bumper bar
Quarter Panel scoop. Aftermarket, but that aera of the car is quite different to a 67, and as such, the scoop fitted would show the unique false vents on a 67.

so it can be nothing other than a 68.

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Old 08-23-2006, 16:51   #3 (permalink)
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no the car is too small to be a 68. 66 is the last year of the smaller mustangs it has to be before 66 i would say 65
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Size.....your on drugs man.....the cars ARE the same size!, the just look bigger in the 67/68 because they are more rounded.

Other Give aways....VERY had to imitate!.....
Wiper Vents. Has two sets left and right, with a ridge through the centre.
65/66 has 6 smaller sets in squares, with no centre ridge.

Check the link below, this car is a 65.

Mustang Owners Club Inc. Victoria

Also while on the Scuttle area, on the outers, 67/68 has a nice curved slope down to the guards, whereas the 65/66 has a sharp step. As such, a 67/68 bonnet will NOT fit a 65/66, and the reverse vents were not available on the 65/66

Then you get to the sides, looking how the line runs down the guard, along the door, almost vertical down the quarter, and then part way forwards again along the door. On the 65/66 this lower line runs all the way back to the front wheel. On the 65/66 this 'scallop' is not as deep as on the 67/68. Then you have the 67 which has false vents, which this car does not. After 68, the changes were not so subtle.

Not shown in the original posters post, is a pic of the Rear Quarters, a 68 also has reflectors just in front of the rear bar.

All that on top of the obvious differences in headlight buckets and grille openins.

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Old 08-26-2006, 18:13   #5 (permalink)
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HAHAHAHA
Its a 68
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Old 08-26-2006, 18:15   #6 (permalink)
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Wait a minute......'67 grill and '68 side markers, boy this car needs serious help.
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Old 08-27-2006, 04:12   #7 (permalink)
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Hmm interesting....will need to check my reference material, but from what i can see, the Coral and bars shouldn't be there.

will look it up tomorrow at work

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Old 09-19-2006, 15:15   #8 (permalink)
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Man, gotta get in on this one. I'd say there are some items which are mismatched on the car.

I like what jas24 said about the upper cowl though. He's right, it's 67 or 8 and that is not a bolt on part.

Also, fenders, doors, quarters and hood are not 65 or 66 either. I'd also say it's a 68.

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Cheers Dave,
what a lot of people don't know, is that 99% of my work is pre 1970 mustangs....so i should know something.


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Old 09-28-2006, 09:21   #10 (permalink)
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There were slight size differences between the years. I'm gonna find that chart I had and I'll post it up.
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