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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #45 on: January 10, 2022, 05:12:07 AM »
Great story; thanks for sharing!
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #46 on: January 10, 2022, 07:40:42 AM »
Ed I would absolutely do that. The lobster party was definitely a highlight last year.
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #47 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!

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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #48 on: January 10, 2022, 11:05:52 AM »
  Matt ,
  What about the other parts and cars???
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #49 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
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #50 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!!


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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #51 on: January 10, 2022, 08:58:13 PM »
I dig the patina
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #52 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 !!!

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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #53 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.
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #54 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

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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #55 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?
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #56 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.

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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #57 on: January 10, 2022, 11:47:59 PM »
What did you expect the raccoons to do?
These cars are meant to be driven so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all cleanCS

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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #58 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.
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Re: 1965 GT350 Barnfind
« Reply #59 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.

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