Drawing on first-hand experience of what can happen when you rely on basic paperwork and goodwill alone, this book offers a unique insight into the would-be problems and pitfalls of buying a 1964-1973 Ford Mustang.
Learn the strengths and weaknesses of Mustangs from an author with years of experience performing ground-up restorations of these iconic cars. Learn what models and variants are on offer and what popular upgrades are commonly performed by owners, and their effect on market values. Whether you want a show-car, a daily driver or a restoration project, all the key points and checks are here, ranging from paperwork to market values and from trim to engine condition. This book is the essential companion when looking to buy one of America’s original Pony Cars.
Even if you think you know what you're looking for when considering an early Mustang, this handy, inexpensive book is a smart tool to have on hand. Hemmings Classic Car. I wish I had known about this pocket-sized guide when I was last buying a Mustang, as it would have provided me with more useful background on what to look for. If nothing else, it would have offered peace of mind, in an increasingly convoluted market. Luckily I bought a good one! Veloce's guide first asks: is a Mustang right for you? It provides an insight into running and relative costs, what the cars are like to drive and own, what equipment you should prepare before you view advertised examples, the key points to look for, what paperwork they should have, the pros and cons of buying a restoration project over a more expensive restored example and the likely problems you could encounter with paint, bodywork and mechanical issues. There's a list of Mustang-related clubs and some essential specifications to help you confirm the car's identity. It's a lot of information in just 64 pages. - Classic American.