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Title: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mustangman-nl on January 07, 2022, 12:57:07 PM

I saw this one on YouTube, posted today:  https://youtu.be/jH63HovhGvA
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: honker on January 07, 2022, 01:21:33 PM
Wow ! thanks for posting, shows you that they are still out there ! That house is toxic  :o

Any idea on the #

Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Coralsnake on January 07, 2022, 01:27:45 PM
Old Matt is good at digging out some sleepers

Iím not sure you end up leaving several hundred thousand dollars around?

But, I would like to hear the story.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Special Ed on January 07, 2022, 01:57:04 PM
Matt had that 65 shelby on display next to gibsons 65 shelby at our in fall classic show both cars barn find unrestored.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Corey Bowcutt on January 07, 2022, 02:10:09 PM
Just amazing!  Would so love to know the story behind all of this.  Looks like it used to be a beautiful home.  How does it get in such disrepair?

Corey
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: FL SAAC on January 07, 2022, 02:16:33 PM
Fantastic find, congratulations  !
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: George Schalk on January 07, 2022, 02:22:18 PM
What an awesome find!!  They are still out there and re-surface every so often. 
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Wedgeman on January 07, 2022, 02:32:10 PM
OK..if it was you what would you do with it ?.. ::)

A) Restore it

B) Leave it as found barn find

C) Get it running  & drive it

D) Sell it as is

E) other combinations
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: martyjac on January 07, 2022, 02:37:22 PM
5S269 I believe
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Special Ed on January 07, 2022, 02:39:35 PM
Matts got the car running so he can now drive it down a rock road and have fun with it now!   haha
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: honker on January 07, 2022, 02:41:38 PM
Just looked in my files, have some photos from a while back, when was it found ? Special Ed mentions he saw it at a show.

As Corey says, you wonder what the human story is behind it ?
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: CharlesTurner on January 07, 2022, 02:44:53 PM
I'm sure it's a conversation piece as-is, but I personally could not leave it looking like that and would have to restore it.

Is there any particular reason why they didn't raise the hood in the video?
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Rickmustang on January 07, 2022, 02:59:26 PM
Hood hinges were locked up due to all of the 🦝 piss.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: FL SAAC on January 07, 2022, 03:21:31 PM
Rebuild the complete drive train and suspension.  Leave as is

OK..if it was you what would you do with it ?.. ::)

A) Restore it

B) Leave it as found barn find

C) Get it running  & drive it

D) Sell it as is

E) other combinations
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: trotrof1 on January 07, 2022, 03:47:26 PM
Did he grab the red hipo and the scattered parts also?
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: SCJSTU on January 07, 2022, 03:50:24 PM
came from Georgia.....boys how did we not know about this one?......must have been Lake Altoona area guessing by the Cobb county plate

Damn where are the bodies?
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: gt350hr on January 07, 2022, 04:19:27 PM
    Hard to believe it was ''abandoned". Yes where did the parts go? The street tunnel port pieces were part of a complete engine.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: GT350Lad on January 07, 2022, 04:27:07 PM
Great video. Would love to know more. Registry says 5S269 last purchased by Jimmy Trice in Marietta GA in 77.
Lots of amazing stuff to abandon. Any bodies under that garage slab?

Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Don Johnston on January 07, 2022, 04:35:36 PM
A story that should be told in the "Shelby American" magazine a.s.a.p. 8)
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: SHELB66 on January 07, 2022, 04:59:00 PM
    Hard to believe it was ''abandoned". Yes where did the parts go? The street tunnel port pieces were part of a complete engine.

The owner replied to that question which was also found with the video.  In short "we bought everything".  WOW!

Craig R.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Side-Oilers on January 07, 2022, 05:36:10 PM
Possible that the property owner died with no relatives, friends or heirs.  No one missed him.  (No neighbors?)

If so, who has been paying the property tax all these years? 

Someone had to own it for these guys to be able to buy it all.

What about the Grand National in the driveway?
 
What's in the red trailer behind it?

What else is there to find under all the crap in the house?

Some intense Google sleuthing, and then a country records check, might turn up the property owner's name.  Not that it matters, except to try and trace the owner history of the car.

Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: FL SAAC on January 07, 2022, 06:04:20 PM
No worries, just heard that Gerardo ( of the Al Capones safe fame) Rivera is currently rushing into Georgia to answer all our questions.

Be still my heart....

Possible that the property owner died with no relatives, friends or heirs.  No one missed him.  (No neighbors?)

If so, who has been paying the property tax all these years? 

Someone had to own it for these guys to be able to buy it all.

What about the Grand National in the driveway?
 
What's in the red trailer behind it?

What else is there to find under all the crap in the house?

Some intense Google sleuthing, and then a country records check, might turn up the property owner's name.  Not that it matters, except to try and trace the owner history of the car.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: deathsled on January 07, 2022, 07:06:30 PM
I see my future in this video.  My house, my 66 Hertz and my mummified remains on the couch.  Good luck to the future finder of my Hertz.  Oh, and the Laguna Seca.  Not to forget that one.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: silverton_ford on January 07, 2022, 07:10:38 PM
Matt had that 65 shelby on display next to gibsons 65 shelby at our in fall classic show both cars barn find unrestored.

Pictures that I found online from the Indiana event.

(http://www.saacforum.com/gallery/44-070122190849.jpeg)

(http://www.saacforum.com/gallery/44-070122190759.jpeg)

(http://www.saacforum.com/gallery/44-070122190933.jpeg)



Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: deathsled on January 07, 2022, 07:16:09 PM
Spooky car, incidentally.  Worthy of some sort of story or local lore.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: JBinAlabama on January 07, 2022, 08:46:32 PM
WOW! That was fun!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: alexgt350h on January 07, 2022, 08:56:32 PM
It was so cool to have two barn find 65 Shelbys at our IN SAAC Fall Classic. This car is really something in person.
Brent
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Dkutz on January 07, 2022, 10:24:48 PM
This is insane, the car and those parts and. k code Fastback.  Why canít I be so luck.  Hope there is follow up to all this
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Side-Oilers on January 07, 2022, 10:28:02 PM
Spooky car, incidentally.  Worthy of some sort of story or local lore.

Richard, I agree.  Those flaked off paint areas on the sides seem like pieces of the car's soul flying away.   
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Side-Oilers on January 07, 2022, 10:32:21 PM
I see my future in this video.  My house, my 66 Hertz and my mummified remains on the couch.  Good luck to the future finder of my Hertz.  Oh, and the Laguna Seca.  Not to forget that one.

Pay your property taxes far in advance and you can stay there, mummified, for a really long time.  Kinda cool idea, actually. 
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 6s1640 on January 07, 2022, 10:40:55 PM
On the missing paint, the story I heard was the tarp that was on the car had become one with the car and when the tarp was removed, the paint came with it.

Cory
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 427hunter on January 08, 2022, 01:01:53 AM
I am jealous !
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: GT350Lad on January 08, 2022, 04:19:03 AM
Very cool
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 427heaven on January 08, 2022, 09:09:06 AM
As much as I love the car and the find of all the goodies, the presentation of that would wear thin after a few showings. Explaining about the HAZ MAT... Rat feces, Bat guano, Mold spores and a host of other Nasties people could just look at photos of a before and after, to get an understanding of its history. Most would like the look of a fresh restoration , but then there are always the few that love the look and smell of decay. ;)
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: joephil on January 08, 2022, 09:43:13 AM
Last summer (we can see behind the car the guy who pulled it out of the garage in the video)
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: FL SAAC on January 08, 2022, 03:06:42 PM
FYI  - this just in....

It was actually West Cobb right off of Dallas Hwy! Imagine that... Urban legend that ended up being true.

Itís local to me, about 4-5 miles away. Local well known Shelby/ car enthusiast and racer. Literally he just fell off the radar from a lot if people.

Years and years pass and he left the house to take care of a family member. He never returned.

Obviously from the video, the house was in disrepair way before that and just got worse. Upon his passing, the estate was left to a family member that made 1 post about a Shelby steering wheel on FB and a inquiring car guy was the lucky one to find out the rest of the bounty.

Apparently there was like 15-17 total cars of all kinds of years, conditions and rarity.

Crazy story!

Thatís the second car guy, collector, and car hoarder that had a collection like this less than 3 miles apart.

The other guy had Mountains of Hemiís and Dodge cars!! I mean chicken coops full of rare Dodge/ Chrysler cars!!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: deathsled on January 08, 2022, 03:47:56 PM
These are some of the best story ideas around.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: bluemax on January 08, 2022, 05:11:12 PM
Wow, what a cool story... guess I need to paying attention to these obscure for sale ads!  ;)
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: deathsled on January 08, 2022, 10:39:25 PM
Spooky car, incidentally.  Worthy of some sort of story or local lore.

Richard, I agree.  Those flaked off paint areas on the sides seem like pieces of the car's soul flying away.
Hey Van,
I already cooked up a horror story this afternoon based on this story.  I hope to have it up tomorrow or my Monday.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: FL SAAC on January 08, 2022, 11:22:32 PM
FYI Update-

Itís #269. Itís legit. Itís documented.

It was on display at the Fall Classic Shelby Show in French Lick Indiana.

Great guy that owns it now!

Couldnít have found the perfect owner/ caretaker!

They restored the drivetrain and running gear but left everything else as is, untouched.

Crazy to see a car like that but also a next level cool factor too!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mtdubvee on January 09, 2022, 11:35:34 PM
Hey guys. Finding the car was such an amazing experience. It was one of the absolute coolest things I have ever done. The story would blow peoples minds. The amount of unique cars and parts would also.

It all started with an ad being posted about a 66 Shelby steering wheel that a good friend of mine seen. After that was months of negotiations and literally hours of scouring through a couple houses wearing masks etc. The raccoons had literally taken over this house and the cars. The house was falling in.

The 65 had a cover on it when we got to it. The raccoons had been living on it, but not in it. The hood hinges were stuck and it wasnít until after I got it back to my place that I was able to get it free by using a lot of PB blaster and wedges gently working the hinges high enough until I could get a 1/2 wrench to the bolts. Original engine was thankfully all in place but had a 2x4 Cobra intake on it with Carter carbs on it. The original intake, carb and air cleaner were in the attic with the wing nut still on thankfully preserved.

I decided to rebuild the engine, suspension, brakes, fuel lines, exhaust, rearend and go through the T10 to get the car back on the road safely. I simply cleaned the interior and it came out very nice and I didnít have to replace anything.

The Cragars were polished and new Blue Dots were added. The calipers were redone by Jimmy Grindle back to concourse specs. The car runs and drives amazing.

One day I will paint the car and restore it top to bottom. For now, it will remain looking like hell, but in my opinion different from the others and still badass.

We pulled the car out in January of 2020. I spent 6 months going through it and took it to a local show in July, then the Indiana Fall classic. Iím sure this year it will go to a few shows.

Thanks for all the positive comments. It was definitely one of the coolest things Iíve ever done in my life and Iím grateful to have the experience and to own 5S269 which I plan to keep for a very long time.

Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: FL SAAC on January 10, 2022, 12:03:51 AM
Great story, job and congratulations !


Hey guys. Finding the car was such an amazing experience. It was one of the absolute coolest things I have ever done. The story would blow peoples minds. The amount of unique cars and parts would also.

It all started with an ad being posted about a 66 Shelby steering wheel that a good friend of mine seen. After that was months of negotiations and literally hours of scouring through a couple houses wearing masks etc. The raccoons had literally taken over this house and the cars. The house was falling in.

The 65 had a cover on it when we got to it. The raccoons had been living on it, but not in it. The hood hinges were stuck and it wasnít until after I got it back to my place that I was able to get it free by using a lot of PB blaster and wedges gently working the hinges high enough until I could get a 1/2 wrench to the bolts. Original engine was thankfully all in place but had a 2x4 Cobra intake on it with Carter carbs on it. The original intake, carb and air cleaner were in the attic with the wing nut still on thankfully preserved.

I decided to rebuild the engine, suspension, brakes, fuel lines, exhaust, rearend and go through the T10 to get the car back on the road safely. I simply cleaned the interior and it came out very nice and I didnít have to replace anything.

The Cragars were polished and new Blue Dots were added. The calipers were redone by Jimmy Grindle back to concourse specs. The car runs and drives amazing.

One day I will paint the car and restore it top to bottom. For now, it will remain looking like hell, but in my opinion different from the others and still badass.

We pulled the car out in January of 2020. I spent 6 months going through it and took it to a local show in July, then the Indiana Fall classic. Iím sure this year it will go to a few shows.

Thanks for all the positive comments. It was definitely one of the coolest things Iíve ever done in my life and Iím grateful to have the experience and to own 5S269 which I plan to keep for a very long time.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: J_Speegle on January 10, 2022, 12:08:50 AM
Amazing find. Something each of us wished we had the opportunity to find. For many of us, if we only knew what we know now many choices would have been made differently and more stories chanced down.

Enjoy
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: George Schalk on January 10, 2022, 12:13:33 AM
Hey guys. Finding the car was such an amazing experience. It was one of the absolute coolest things I have ever done. The story would blow peoples minds. The amount of unique cars and parts would also.

It all started with an ad being posted about a 66 Shelby steering wheel that a good friend of mine seen. After that was months of negotiations and literally hours of scouring through a couple houses wearing masks etc. The raccoons had literally taken over this house and the cars. The house was falling in.

The 65 had a cover on it when we got to it. The raccoons had been living on it, but not in it. The hood hinges were stuck and it wasnít until after I got it back to my place that I was able to get it free by using a lot of PB blaster and wedges gently working the hinges high enough until I could get a 1/2 wrench to the bolts. Original engine was thankfully all in place but had a 2x4 Cobra intake on it with Carter carbs on it. The original intake, carb and air cleaner were in the attic with the wing nut still on thankfully preserved.

I decided to rebuild the engine, suspension, brakes, fuel lines, exhaust, rearend and go through the T10 to get the car back on the road safely. I simply cleaned the interior and it came out very nice and I didnít have to replace anything.

The Cragars were polished and new Blue Dots were added. The calipers were redone by Jimmy Grindle back to concourse specs. The car runs and drives amazing.

One day I will paint the car and restore it top to bottom. For now, it will remain looking like hell, but in my opinion different from the others and still badass.

We pulled the car out in January of 2020. I spent 6 months going through it and took it to a local show in July, then the Indiana Fall classic. Iím sure this year it will go to a few shows.

Thanks for all the positive comments. It was definitely one of the coolest things Iíve ever done in my life and Iím grateful to have the experience and to own 5S269 which I plan to keep for a very long time.
very cool story and awesome find!!  Keep the car as it is and enjoy it. The story behind it is better than any restored car.  They are only original and unrestored once in their life.  Congrats!!🍻
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Special Ed on January 10, 2022, 01:56:19 AM
Matt u need to take u 65 gt350   a short drive north to  ford carlisle this june for the special  feature  60th anniversary shelby display they are having this year as it will be the hit of the show the way it is now as everybody loves barnfinds now and we can have have another lobster party AGAIN.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: gjz30075 on January 10, 2022, 05:12:07 AM
Great story; thanks for sharing!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mtdubvee on January 10, 2022, 07:40:42 AM
Ed I would absolutely do that. The lobster party was definitely a highlight last year.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: propayne on January 10, 2022, 08:42:23 AM
Would love to see it in person at Carlisle this summer.

Hope you can make that happen!

- Phillip
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: gt350hr on January 10, 2022, 11:05:52 AM
  Matt ,
  What about the other parts and cars???
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Rickmustang on January 10, 2022, 03:09:19 PM
The owner of the Ď65 bought everything, and sold everything (cars and parts) except theí65. Thatís what he told meÖ
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 69mach351w on January 10, 2022, 08:18:04 PM
OK..if it was you what would you do with it ?.. ::)

A) Restore it

B) Leave it as found barn find

C) Get it running  & drive it

D) Sell it as is

E) other combinations
C, DRIVE IT 8)

And what a simply Amazing find and the back story to go with it. Guys, stuff like this don't happen to often and I absolutely enjoy seeing someone get a remarkable find as a 65 GT350.

Congrats mtdubvee at least a SAAC member got their hands on it and will seem to honor  it's Legacy for years to come.

PS Please keep us posted here 'cause stories like this is absolute Genuine!!


Rich
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Bigfoot on January 10, 2022, 08:58:13 PM
I dig the patina
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 69mach351w on January 10, 2022, 09:29:45 PM
Quote of the Day:

At 11:27, "I could just sit and stare at this thing just like it sits, For Hours".


So Damn Cool !!!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mtdubvee on January 10, 2022, 10:02:02 PM
Thanks guys.

There were many more mustangs including a 66 shelby and tons of parts.

The goal was to keep the 65. Everything else was sold. A few parts I kept.

There were some GM cars and the grand National that my buddy handled.

Most of the other cars were in storage units and were cosmetically wayyy better than the 65. The 65 honestly had the worst paint. But it was also the only car under a cover if that says anything.

Ive attached the first couple pics I took. One was of the inside and if you look at the windshield, the cover was still on and you could see all the raccoon crap staining through the cover. The cover was so heavy because of all that crap it was hard for one guy to take it off.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 69mach351w on January 10, 2022, 10:48:25 PM
So is the story from Tony at reply #35 pretty accurate? This is the kind of stuff we only read about.

I imagined myself answering the Ad for that "Steering Wheel", LOL. And going in and seeing what you seen !!!   

Sort of like on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory when all those kids walked into the candy making shop and their mouths dropped, as did the Adults  ;D
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Side-Oilers on January 10, 2022, 10:58:44 PM
Congrats mtdubvee!  What an interesting bunch of valuable Ford items to find in a crazy house like that.

Curious:  The video was just recently posted.  When did you shoot it?   

Curious #2:  What was in the red trailer behind the Grand National?
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mtdubvee on January 10, 2022, 11:13:07 PM
Yes Tonyís info was correct.

That video was taken January 2021.

I just found a video of us taking the cover off. That was in November 2020. Iíll upload it and share it. It gives the full effect of how the raccoons were living on the car for what seems like years and years.

Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: FL SAAC on January 10, 2022, 11:47:59 PM
What did you expect the raccoons to do?
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mtdubvee on January 11, 2022, 12:22:35 AM
Exactly lol. The red trailer had a 66 coupe Trans Am race car in it. Black and yellow Terlingua theme. Had a hipo toploader in it with no engine but had last ran a Boss engine which I assume is why he had the boss blocks and 302 Tunnel port top end.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: propayne on January 11, 2022, 09:48:15 AM
Story just gets better and better - I really appreciate you going to the trouble to share it with everyone.

- Phillip
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 69mach351w on January 11, 2022, 01:25:44 PM
Story just gets better and better - I really appreciate you going to the trouble to share it with everyone.

- Phillip
+1, keep telling us, we want to here. Absolutely Amazing :o
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: gjz30075 on January 11, 2022, 02:38:06 PM
Can we assume we'll see it at Indy?
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mtdubvee on January 11, 2022, 02:55:08 PM
Yes that is certainly the plan.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: wcampbell on January 11, 2022, 04:24:40 PM
Believe it or not - I know where there's a situation like this x 10! And yes multiple early GT350s are involved...never married, no children....that's all I'm saying!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 69mach351w on January 11, 2022, 04:31:43 PM
Believe it or not - I know where there's a situation like this x 10! And yes multiple early GT350s are involved...never married, no children....that's all I'm saying!
You know, Mom always said to Share and Share Alike ;D
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Don Johnston on January 11, 2022, 04:36:38 PM

[/quote]You know, Mom always said to Share and Share Alike ;D
[/quote]
That's nice but I do not know who Alike is and if she is available. ::)
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: wcampbell on January 11, 2022, 04:55:08 PM
LOL...I'm sure when that situation comes to light there will be ALOT of discussions about it! Some you hear about...I've heard about many. This one I've seen with my own eyes...it was UNREAL.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: 69mach351w on January 11, 2022, 04:56:30 PM
@Don J...
That's an old Southern saying ;)
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Rodster-500 on January 11, 2022, 05:19:02 PM
Great story.

Thank goodness it was found and purchased by a knowledgeable enthusiast.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Rickmustang on January 18, 2022, 07:11:57 PM
https://www.foxnews.com/auto/1965-ford-mustang-shelby-gt350-abandoned-home
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: Chad on January 19, 2022, 02:59:47 PM
Wayne it is not nice to tease your friends!!!!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: gutshot on January 19, 2022, 09:51:42 PM
Mr. mtdubvee or other RKIs

A question if I may. Can you enlighten me on the dash pod configuration/ type. Looks like the gauge cluster was added to a standard dashboard, to me at least. Is that standard for the 1965 model or was it added in the production cycle?

Such a cool find and relatively close by.

I'm here in Gwinnett County, let us know if the car is ever on display in Georgia!

All the best and thanks for sharing!
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: mtdubvee on January 19, 2022, 10:29:41 PM
If you are referring to the gauge pod above the radio on the dash it houses the tachometer and oil Pressure gauge. It was added by Shelby and only on the GT350 cars.

Standard mustangs in 65-66 had a rally pac option that mounted to the steering column which houses a clock and tachometer 6k and 8k for HIPO cars.

Thanks
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: gutshot on January 20, 2022, 09:40:21 AM
If you are referring to the gauge pod above the radio on the dash it houses the tachometer and oil Pressure gauge. It was added by Shelby and only on the GT350 cars.

Standard mustangs in 65-66 had a rally pac option that mounted to the steering column which houses a clock and tachometer 6k and 8k for HIPO cars.

Thanks

Yes that was it.  Now it's clear that all of GT350 cars have the gauge pod for 1965 and I'll assume 1965 only.

Thanks again for the insight.
Title: Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
Post by: S7MS427 on January 20, 2022, 12:26:43 PM
Yes, the '65s only used this pod.  The '66s used a stand alone 9000 RPM tach.  '67 and later all had in dash tachs.