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Retrobuilt 1969 Mustang Fastback

AutoBlog -- Blink your eyes and take another look. While all visual cues may be telling your brain that you are staring at a near-pristine 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback, it's all a carefully crafted illusion – a very clever façade.

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Submitted Dec 01, 2012 By: tspaldi
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jethro5000
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 10:09:10 AM

Looks pretty cool. As for the poster below, the article says the retro-fit job costs $30,000 plus the cost of the donor car...
blupupher
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 9:52:04 AM

Looks nice, but I did not see a price (just skimmed the article)
tomok
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 5:06:59 AM

Retrobuilt 1969 Mustang Fastback but No Retrobuilt Mustang for me! I bought a '79 Honda Civic instead of a Mustang with much better mpg and reliability. Whatca' gonna' do with all that horse power when it eats into the gasoline supply that much faster?
My current vehicle was paid off many years ago and I don't need any car payments now! I will drive my current vehicle into the ground before buying anything new, used, EV, Inbred, diesel, hydrogen, alternative fuel, CNG, concept and certainly NOT a Fiat, Prius, Tesla, Leaf, Volt or an NYC/Sandy Special 'exploding submarine' Fiskar Karma Inbred!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII!
LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 4:41:59 AM

Just saw it, and after having read the article, nice ride.
iFueler
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 1:33:51 AM

one word: sweet
yankeeriffraff
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 1:02:26 AM

69 stang was always a good lookin' car
bston
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:55:35 AM

Styles always resurface from time to time.
Tiernan
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:40:04 AM

GB-related?
PCWHIZ
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:37:32 AM

Oh yeah, sweet!!!
jkpsr
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:11:40 AM

Note that the price for the conversion work, alone is, $30,000. This is in addition to the stock Ford car.
PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:11:03 AM

Steve McQueen.....enough said!!
bvrbill
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:03:38 AM

I wouldn't mind taking one for a spin.
obimerrill
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:03:15 AM

Cool
rahcat
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:01:40 AM

Very cool.
jorod55
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:57:24 PM

OK I guess. If you like that sort of thing.

The real "Boss" is out in the garage, put up for the winter.
DEG
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:52:51 PM

Nice looking car with modern fuel economy and comforts.
PizzaMon
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:49:25 PM

Beautiful machine!
NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:47:09 PM


A shame this firm is not restoring the REAL ones. A facade is not quite the same.

Who cares bra....
SavALot
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:46:48 PM

Going old school!
gd83goldwinger
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:46:25 PM

K.
vibdata
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:45:46 PM

Never liked that fastback at all.
PrettyLittleLady
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:37:28 PM

I wish I had a Mustang..worked for Ford when they 1st came out then got laid off.
bra0712
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:31:58 PM

I hate mustangs
JimVP
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:31:09 PM

Cars not made of plastic.
suzmar
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:28:27 PM

Nice car, but I liked the 66 Mustang better.
fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:25:29 PM

And auto insurance is expensive.
fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:24:56 PM

Just a gas hog.
flyfast
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:22:01 PM

sound good
nimpy
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:20:15 PM

nice to see a classic reintroduced
sackman
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:18:04 PM

Hmmmm
mplato
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:15:46 PM

nice job to do
serrog
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:14:04 PM

great car
riofan1991
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:12:34 PM

wow! :)
DarthDadJr
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:12:10 PM

Lots of info...but no price...how much will buying this "retro" cost me?
HA4CNN
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:11:47 PM

I found them to be a very poor handling car that is over powered.
GigHarborHound
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:10:37 PM

COOL!!!!
CiVX
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:10:36 PM

I want a holographic projector for my beater that makes it look like a Ferrari.
CHEAPERBETTER
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:04:27 PM

Looks great, drives great, why not?
wayoung56
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:00:06 PM

I'll stick with my 1965 Mustang Coupe that i have owned since 1972 (my first car!), needs a lot of work but it is a real car...
Spankster85
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:56:50 PM

Expensive toy.
Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:56:30 PM

Huh?
yorkygurl2008
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:50:25 PM

AWESOME
cwashi3324
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:48:52 PM

Man I'd love to see that!
pgriff1
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:48:51 PM

awesome
Dragnet
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:48:21 PM

Nice build
dirt girl
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:42:17 PM

"$30k over the cost of the donor car". Heck, at that price you can buy just about any classic car and still have enough left over for a couple of tanks of ethanonl free premium so the engine won't knock. :)
bojiway1
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:40:10 PM

My cousin still has his.
pacoinindy
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:39:41 PM

Looks better than anything out there now.
milespergallon
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:39:39 PM

Better have a big bank account to afford this
MDTDriver
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:38:05 PM

Hard to replace the real thing I know I had one.
jjjleblanc
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:36:25 PM

Close but not the same.
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