September 12, 2023

1966 Ford Mustang Convertible

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Experience the revival of an American classic with the 1966 Ford Mustang Convertible restoration project at Texoma Classics. We’re breathing new life into this iconic convertible, blending the nostalgia of yesteryears with modern craftsmanship. Follow the journey as we meticulously restore every detail, from its powerful engine to its convertible top, all while infusing cutting-edge automotive technology. Our team of skilled artisans and restoration experts ensures that every nut and bolt is meticulously cared for, and that no detail is overlooked.

At Texoma Classics, we take pride in our dedication to preserving the legacy of the Ford Mustang Convertible. From the moment this vintage beauty enters our shop to the moment it rolls out, fully restored and ready to hit the open road, you’ll witness a transformation like no other. Our passion for perfection shines through in each step of the restoration process, from bodywork and paint to engine rebuilds and interior detailing.

As a premier destination for classic car restoration, Texoma Classics doesn’t just bring classic cars back to life; we create automotive masterpieces that stand the test of time. Whether you’re a classic car enthusiast, a collector, or someone looking to relive the glory days, our restoration projects showcase the very best of classic American automotive craftsmanship.

Join us on this captivating visual journey through the restoration of the 1966 Ford Mustang Convertible. Immerse yourself in the world of vintage automobiles, where the melding of artistry and engineering results in a piece of automotive history that’s ready to hit the road once more. Discover how Texoma Classics is turning dreams into reality, one classic car restoration at a time.

This Mustang came in for us to inspect some leaks and replace the front frame rails.

Beginning to teardown the engine for removal to access the frame rails.

We have removed tires, brakes, control arms, engine and transmission to remove frame rails. 

The front axle is now out. 

We have begun to start removing the passenger side frame rail.

We removed the front clip, found rust and patches. So we removed all the interior to see the extent. 

We have taken the doors, convertible top, differential, fuel tank and exhaust removed

Beginning to brace body, braces welded in 

We have begun bracing the vehicle so that we can cut out the complete floorpan.

We have started to cut out the front frame rails from the body.

The old frame rail is out and have begun welding in the new frame rail on the driver side.

Beginning to cut out passenger side frame rail.

The passenger side frame rail has been completely removed.

The center section of the floorpan has been cut out.

We have completely cut out the trunk floorpan.

We have started to cut out the rear portion of central floor pan.

Removed more of the floor pan from the trunk near wheel wells.

We have removed the drivers side square tubing from rocker panel area.

Working on removing passenger side square tubing from rocker panel area.

Working on getting new floor pan fitted in the proper placement.

Having to modify the wheel well area in the trunk to fit the body.

We have begun welding the in the new floorpan.

Top side of floor pan welded in and drivers toe pan mocked up.

We are having to fabricate the driver side toe panel for a proper fit.

We have completed the drivers toe panel.

We have removed the old kick panel and have begun mocking up new one.

Driver side kick panel has been completed.

Mocking up the new passenger side kick panel.

We have begun fabricating the passenger toe panel.

The passenger toe panel has been completed.

We have started welding in the passenger side torque box.

We have mocked up the drivers side torque box.

The drivers side shock tower has been cut out.

We have gotten the shock tower completely welded into place.

We have cut out the passenger side shock tower.

This shock tower has been completed.

Seam sealer has been applied to rear wheel well in the trunk.

The rear axel has been installed.

We have gotten both driver and passenger doors reinstalled, along with the passenger fender.

We have installed the shocks into the shock towers.

We have started to install sound deadening material for a quieter ride.