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December 16, 2021

1968 Ford Mustang


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Step into the world of classic American muscle with Texoma Classics as we meticulously restore a 1968 Ford Mustang in Sherman, Texas. This vintage Mustang isn’t just a car; it’s an icon of power, performance, and timeless style, and we’re dedicated to bringing it back to its former glory. Join us on a captivating visual journey through the restoration process, where the spirit of classic Mustangs meets modern craftsmanship and innovation.

At Texoma Classics, our passion for preserving automotive history shines through in every restoration project we undertake. With the 1968 Ford Mustang, we’re not just restoring a car; we’re rekindling the essence of American muscle car excellence. Our team of skilled artisans and restoration experts meticulously breathe new life into every facet of this iconic muscle car, from its iconic design to its exhilarating performance.

This isn’t just a restoration; it’s a transformation. As we pay homage to the original aesthetics while incorporating modern upgrades for enhanced power and reliability, we’re crafting a Ford Mustang that captures the heart-pounding essence of a bygone era while meeting the demands of today’s roads. Whether you’re a muscle car enthusiast, a collector, or someone who craves the thrill of vintage Mustangs, our restoration projects epitomize the spirit of American automotive heritage.

Witness the magic as Texoma Classics turns this 1968 Ford Mustang into a roaring testament to classic American muscle, ready to hit the streets with style and power once more. Explore how we’re turning dreams into reality, one restoration at a time, and envision the possibilities for your own journey with Texoma Classics, where vintage Mustangs are reborn with a touch of modern sophistication.

History

The Ford Mustang is a series of American automobiles manufactured by Ford. In continuous production since 1964, the Mustang is currently the longest produced Ford car nameplate. Currently in its sixth generation, it is the fifth-best selling Ford car nameplate. The namesake of the “pony car” automobile segment, the Mustang was developed as a highly styled line of sporty coupes and convertibles derived from existing model lines, initially distinguished by “long hood, short deck” proportions.

Originally predicted to sell 100,000 vehicles yearly, the 1965 Mustang became the most successful vehicle launch since the 1927 Model A. Introduction on April 17, 1965 (16 days after the Plymouth Barracuda), over 400,000 units in its first year; the one-millionth Mustang was sold within two years of its launch. In August 2018, Ford produced the 10-millionth Mustang; matching the first 1965 Mustang, the vehicle was a 2019 Wimbledon White convertible with a V8 engine.

The success of the Mustang launch would lead to multiple competitors from other American manufacturers, including the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird, AMC Javelin (1968), and Dodge Challenger (1970). The Mustang would also have an effect on designs of coupes worldwide, leading to the marketing of the Toyota Celica and Ford Capri in the United Stated (the latter, by Lincoln-Mercury). The Mercury Cougar was launched in 1967 as a higher-trim version of the Mustang; during the 1970s, it was repackaged as a personal luxury car.

The 1965 models received revised side scoops, steering wheel, and gasoline caps. Side marker lights were also added that year, and cars built after January 1, 1968, included shoulder belts for both front seats on coupes. The 1968 models also introduced a new 302 cu in (4.9 L) V8 engine, designed with Federal emissions regulations in mind.

During…

Diagnosing the windshield wiper motor.

The new review and side mirrors have been installed.

The new headlights have been installed.

Installed the new window sweeps.

Master cylinder is full of liquid with rust in it.