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Gas Cap Early car
« on: August 06, 2018, 10:37:12 PM »
My car, #81, rolled off the San Jose assembly line in 1964 and was transformed into a Shelby in December. I heard that the early cars, including regular 1964 1/2 Mustangs had a gas cap with no tether. Is this in fact true?

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Re: Gas Cap Early car
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2018, 11:10:22 PM »
My car, #81, rolled off the San Jose assembly line in 1964 and was transformed into a Shelby in December. I heard that the early cars, including regular 1964 1/2 Mustangs had a gas cap with no tether. Is this in fact true?

The earlier "1964 1/2" Mustangs did come with gas caps without the attaching cable, but by the time the GT350 Mustangs were produced, they all had the cables.
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Re: Gas Cap Early car
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2018, 11:45:15 PM »
My car, #81, rolled off the San Jose assembly line in 1964 and was transformed into a Shelby in December. I heard that the early cars, including regular 1964 1/2 Mustangs had a gas cap with no tether. Is this in fact true?

The earlier "1964 1/2" Mustangs did come with gas caps without the attaching cable, but by the time the GT350 Mustangs were produced, they all had the cables.
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Re: Gas Cap Early car
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2018, 02:40:14 PM »
The non-retaining gas caps were phased out of Dearborn production around May/June of '64.  As far as I know, San Jose never installed them since they didn't start up production until July '64.
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