Help identifying Mustang body?

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Help identifying Mustang body?

Post by Sure_Shot » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:26 am

Hello! New here, was sent over by the fine folks at Strat-Talk.

I’ve been sitting on a Mustang project for YEARS, and due to the current um, scenario, I think it’s time to part ways with this killer body.

Problem is, I really don’t know anything about it...looks authentic to me but was hoping I could confirm that with y’all as well.

My “guess” is ‘73? I bought it many years ago as a ‘72, but it’s recently come to my attention that only the competition colors were available at that time.

Any thoughts? Year? Condition? Authentic?

And of course...what the heck should I price it at? Most of the bodies I see for sale are in rough shape, red, blue, or stripped.

Thanks so much for your help!!!

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Post by Sure_Shot » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:34 am

(Sorry, having trouble posting these from my phone, will edit when back on my desktop)

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https://i.imgur.com/VF2lwBt.jpg
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Re: Help identifying Mustang body?

Post by jaapbossen » Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:59 am

I'm no expert on Mustang bodies, but it sure does look seventies to me...

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Re: Help identifying Mustang body?

Post by Con-Tiki! » Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:20 am

Does it have contours? I can't tell from the photos.
I think that started in '74, so you have a narrow window.
The gloppiness under the guard is odd, the poly finishes are usually very smooth, although the color change is right. It looks to me like it's a sunburst that was sprayed white, based soley on these two pics.
Prices are way up on mustangs currently. If that is the original finish, it should be worth $350-400 i think.
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