1965 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1965 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 16 reviews
"power" 16 reviews
"speed" 8 reviews
"style" 6 reviews
"beautiful car" 6 reviews
CONS
"brakes" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"steering" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"drum" 3 reviews

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1965 Ford Mustang Standard Coupe Review
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Great Collector Car

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None

Freebird911
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Black Bettie — CLASSIC ride fun to own. I enjoy taking it to car shows in the spring and summer and meeting with the other different owners. Lots of fun. Looking forward to doing more with this great collector car. Always something to do.

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1965 Ford Mustang Luxury Fastback Review
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Beautiful 302 4v, auto, built as a classic restored driver with power disc brakes, power steering, air conditioning, sound deadening, with fog lights and rally pac

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She is a 50 year old car that loves attention.

jmfieglein
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She Is A Beauty — Its a spectacular head turner that's loads of fun, fast, and comfortable for a 50 year old car. I built it to drive from a very original well maintained rust free undamaged car and use it as a get around car and to take to the local show off galleries.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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One great looking Mustang..

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None.

lljfordfan123
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Great — I love my Fastback. She has been with me longer then anyone or anything in my life. She has never let me down or left me stranded.... I have owned many Mustangs and this one has always been my favorite..

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Rebuilt

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Front seats need re - sewing and will need to add mufflers to the new headers

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Good — I like the power it has for a 1965 the car is kinda fast so watch your speed. The car is a collector item and will like good in anybody driveway the rich and not so rich. I have spent a lot of time and money to get it to this point.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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It's a classic Mustang!

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none

blsjeep95
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1965 Mustang..........so Blue — Engine and Transmission professioanlly rebuilt recently (have all receipts) Custom all aluminum dual exhaust (magnaflow mufflers) with aluminum headers and lots of engine chrome, deep muscle car sound Custom tachometer Silver Blue with black vinyl top Newer Black Pony Interior, new dash, headliner, etc. Custom Outlaw Mag wheels with radial tires Body in very good condition, slight bubbling around rear wheel wells otherwise rust free Undercarriage in excellent condition, very solid White Lettered Radial Tires Clean Title Lots of extras Member - Classy Chassis Cruisers - Iowa City

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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These is one of the 255 special cars that ford had very had to find one like it the interior and the out side of the car is in great condition it has allways been owned by a adult .

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The cars is 47 years old and 89% is stll original that is some thing to think about.

carlocheeklotso
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I Have Had It A Long Time I Think It Is A Very Special Car. — What i like about these cars is its looks the way i feel when i am riding down the roads it gits stop by someone and they love to set in and look at it they like me to tale them about it love taking it to car show lot of fun there to . Now what i dont like about it the ride is not very good the brakes or not the very good it dont have PS or PB that is about it .

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The car had great styling, Performance was awesome

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Wind noise, stiff  choppy ride

rwebb
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Great Car — I bought this car new and had one of the first production 289 Cu in 271 HP engines coupled with a 4 speed trans. In it's day this car was a rocket. It drove well by 1965 standards and was a real head turner, being red with a white top. The handling wasn't refined enough to take to the track although I did drag race the car. The wind noise around the convertible top was considerable.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Styling

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Nothing.

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Classic Lines Of The Gen1 Mustang — It's a muscle car - not meant for family or cargo! I've owned this car since 1980 - and I'll probably own it until the end. Complete restification in 2005. 306 full roller crate motor in 2007. Really need to upgrade the brakes to disks all around, but I'm currently building a 1965 Barracuda, so the Mustang is for driving right now.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Orignal 289 engine, red convertable with automatic white top (great condition),  twin exhausts, has new tires, new battery, clean engine, bench seats (not bucket), has 1966 dash with cassett player.  Car cover keeps it from fading and is kept is garage when not out on the road.

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Needs a little brake work but drives and stops more than satisfactorily.  May have brake work improved before or upon sale.

sestes
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1 Red Hot Of A Car. — The only dislike was that there is no air conditioning, but the convertible takes care of the air. Excellent heating. There are no repairs other than ordinary oil changes, tire rotation and inflation. A carburator kit (gaskets, etc) was just put on the car 1 week ago. Cranks up and lets you go on a pleasure ride of your life.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Great condition exterior and interior.

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There is nothing wrong with this car.  Only needs a litte brake work.  Brand new battery is all I have had to fix.

sestes
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Love This Car - Goes Fast. Handles Long Mies. — Love this car. Goes fast - 286. This car was purchased by one owner. I am the second. Need to sell ony because I am out of work, otherwise, I would definety keep it. Cool sailing on the road, and goes fast.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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