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Mostly original restorable 1970's survivor verified with Deluxe Marti Report

  • Location: Fairbury, Illinois, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Mustang
  • SubModel: Cobra
  • Type: Fastback
  • Trim: Cobra II
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 121520
  • VIN: 8F03F152524
  • Color: White with Blue stripes
  • Engine size: 302
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: White
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: T-Tops
  • Vehicle Title: Clean

1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II Description

Your chance to own a piece of 1970's history and cruise town with the T-tops off...
Survivor white on blue V8 Cobra II with T-Tops, manual, no AC. Full deluxe Marti report included, see photos. Buc tag / VIN verified numbers. It's been kept very close to original, including air filter housing even. Looks like front driver's fender has been replaced at one point (paint doesn't match, see photos). This is a barn find that I replaced the air pump (instead of removing it), rebuilt the carb, put a new steering rack on, new battery, starter, solenoid, fixed turn signals. It runs and drive, but engine runs rough, some oil/antifreeze leaks, not a power house -- needs a refresh. The body bottom/suspension is a little rust pitted, but the body looks good. I took pics of the underside to show it as well as I can. T-tops go on and off, but do leak (need new seals). Everything is old and needs restoring, but it's generally there. The base white paint is decent, some subsurface rust on edges (I tried to show in pics) and the stripes are faded and cracked.
1/6/2020 Revision: The dash has a cover on it, under the cover the dash is quite nice, no cracking or fading (I replaced the photo of the Buc tag with a photo of the dash so you can see it.. it's the last photo now).

I'm selling because a) I have too many projects to fully restore it and b) I'd like to swap the drivetrain to something more modern, but I hate to do this to a restorable Mustang... so I decided I'd try to sell it first in case someone really wants a mostly original Mustang II to restore. If it doesn't sell for my reserve (I have that much in it), then apparently there's not a lot of value in being original, and I'll just modify it as I want to.
Serious buyers can arrange to view or inspect in person on a lift in Fairbury, Illinois, message me.
Payment must clear before the car leaves. Buyer must arrange all shipping. I can help load if possible.Vehicle is listed locally, I reserve the right to end the auction early for a local sale.

On Jan-12-21 at 04:57:54 PST, seller added the following information:

Here is a Dropbox link to all of the detailed photos that I had taken:https://www.dropbox.com/sh/19ek77aehwv8d4t/AABrv7IDLc_pQgN2VEhOfe7Pa?dl=0
Also, note that the tires are the correct / original size, which is hard to find anymore: P195 70 R13. They are in decent condition, a couple of them loose a little air after sitting a long time. But I didn't want to replace them with the wrong size tires.