Ford has just approved a body shell of the original Mustang convertible that is now in production and available for restorers as a Ford-licensed restoration part.
“The 1964-66 Mustang is the most restored vintage vehicle. But the number of original 1964-66 vintage bodies is shrinking every year,” said Dennis Mondrach, Ford Restoration Parts licensing manager. “Most of the original Mustangs left in scrapyards are rusted or wrecked beyond repair.”
The new body shell is made of stronger steel and more modern welding techniques than the original. “Instead of spending money fixing rust and welding in new panels, restorers can now simply transfer their powertrain, interior and trim parts onto the new body shell,” said Mondrach.
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