Priced To Sell: 1966 Ford Mustang GT

1966 Ford Mustang GT

While this 1966 Ford Mustang GT is an A code, 289 Mustang, there is a long way to go until it could be driven again. Thankfully, the price is not out of the league of the condition of the car, being priced at $2,500 buy-it-now, or you have the ability to make an offer. There is a VIN listed and the car is currently in Mount Hope, West Virginia. It has no miles listed and it does have a clear title. You can view more on eBay.

1966 Ford Mustang GT

Because this is an A code car, it comes with the claimed to be original 289 cubic inch small block V8. That is connected to a C4 automatic transmission. Sadly, as the pictures show, the condition of the engine is quite abysmal. There really isn’t much there to work with. While the car is said to have a lot of desirable parts, that is most likely the fate of this poor pony. It seems too far gone to restore.

1966 Ford Mustang GT

That becomes even more evident when you look inside the car. While it does have the upgraded Pony interior, that feature could easily be parted out to a more suitable Mustang, which it seems has already started to possibly happen. There are missing door panels. Even with all the intact parts, there is a lot of cleaning ahead in order to use them in another vehicle.

1966 Ford Mustang GT

So, it seems even though this Mustang is in really rough condition, both inside and out, the VIN and a few interior parts really would make this car somewhat worthwhile. Especially for the price. Mustangs themselves are quite common and so are replacement parts, so it wouldn’t take much to source one and start from scratch. As long as you have a game plan in mind and don’t read too far into this car specifically, you could have a neat car in the end.


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  1. Mr. Bond

    ” … the VIN and a few interior parts really would make this car somewhat worthwhile.”

    If you can’t beat them, join them I guess.

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  2. Tracy

    Buy it now and YOU get to tow it to the crusher!

    Like 12
  3. Dusty Rider

    Both of the cars in the first picture might be worth about what he’s asking.

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  4. rpol35

    “Sadly, as the pictures show, the condition of the engine is quite abysmal.”

    Pretty much the entire car!

    Like 9
  5. Rex Kahrs Member

    I see decent Mustangs all the time for under 15K. Why would anyone pay 2500 for this, and then sink 30K to make it as nice as any number of 15K Mustangs out there? Clearly American public education is failing, or at least West Virginia’s is.

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    • Chas358 Chasman358

      What Rex Kahrs said!

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    • 38ChevyCoupe Guy

      Not WVs, it’s the numbskull that would pay this price. My fellow hillbilly might be the smart one here,ask way more it’s worth,some open checkbook will come along. May want to educate yourself on WVs education level.😁

      Like 6
  6. Gaspumpchas

    Rex makes a good point. I saw a 65 or 66 coupe go a while back on the Me-cum auction for 12k. No way could the owner of that car break even at 12 large. Some pay that much for a paint job. Someone grabbed the goodies off this one for another car. Too bad its in such bad shaper. With a few good parts and a clear title I still don’t see 2500. Good luck to the new owner.

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  7. JOHN Member

    It is a “pony car”, and an excellent example of “rode hard put away wet”

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  8. TimM

    Seems like the week to sell your early mustang basket case!!!

    Like 5
    • Chas358 Chasman358

      TimM. I agree,
      this column should be called
      “Rusty Mustang Finds”.

  9. Bob_in_TN Bob_in_TN Member

    I was at a small Mustang show today. I got to visit with the owner of a very nice 66 convertible, 6 cylinder automatic. He had done a “nuts and bolts” restoration on it, and was ready to start another early Mustang convertible restoration. With the recent very rough Barn Find Mustangs on my mind, I asked about the condition of his next project Mustang. He said it was a pretty good starting point, basically solid but it needs floors. To me that sounded like a reasonable and wise answer: start with something as good as possible. Not one like this.

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  10. bobhess bobhess Member

    More junk….

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  11. Mark

    “Burn it…….burn it!”

    Henry Fonda
    Battle of the Bulge, 1965

    Like 2
  12. Rube Goldberg Member

    Again, bottom of the barrel. This is what every Mustang in the north turned into. Yards were full of rusted Mustangs. Like others say, it’s pretty foolish to redo something like this, most parts are reproduced anyway, so it’s not even a good parts car. Nobody going for it either.

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  13. Arthell64 Member

    I remember seeing these early mustangs in the eighties with lots of rust now I see one survive.

  14. bobhess bobhess Member

    More like No Hope West Virginia.

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    • 38ChevyCoupeGuy

      It’s gonna really hurt when you fall off of that horse you’re on bobhess,as it seems to tower over all types. Must be really, really high up .

  15. Tom m

    The only salvageable part I see on this Mustang is the glove box door!

    Like 3
  16. jimmy the orphan

    Another one ! ? This more of a pile then yesterday…………..JIMMY

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  17. the one

    Parts? I suppose if your’e into these cars, you are always looking for original parts..

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  18. Del


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  19. CBMorse

    Restore? $2,500! Please! Rust bucket! Maybe a parts car for $100.00, nothing more.

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  20. Paul

    Looks like we are getting close to the point where all the early Mustangs and early Camaro’s that are worth restoring have been restored or are in some state of the process…
    Anything left now for someone to discover out in a field or dragged into a building after sitting in a field, is most likely too far gone to have any value as a whole car… this mustang…it also seems that you can find and buy much better used original parts then anything this pour car could ever donate……So the only value here is for someone to take the vin and tags off it.

  21. shanahan

    People watch all the restoration programs and drag crap out of the fields and tell you it’s rare. Some ***** will buy it fro the vin and a few parts and then pass off another pony as original.

  22. Ron

    I scrapped 2 ‘stangs a few years ago that were in better shape than this one. Scrap value is the only value I see here. IMO of course.

    Like 1
  23. g Wentzell

    This is what is left over after all the good parts are removed. I know of a ’66 coupe near me, in a field, in better condition, and, of course, the owner is ‘saving it for later.’

    Like 3
  24. bobhess bobhess Member

    38ChevyCoupeguy…Do you really think all the rusty hulks on the site now are worth anything? If so, why not collect them all up and put them in your back yard as yard art. Have saved a bunch of cars in my lifetime but I did start with cars, not piles of rust.

  25. Little_Cars

    Has to be some of the worst bodywork done on that passenger front fender to split horizontally at the seam. At least they kept the windows rolled up to prevent a severe degradation of the interiors. Oh wait…that happened as well. For $2500 do you even get a hood, grille and front bumper? Maybe that one GT wheel from a later car is worth a little cabbage (???). All the Mustangs in this sellers yard look just as bad.

  26. mjf

    Nightmare on Elm Street… Snow tires are a nice touch…

  27. Marshall

    Sorry, but this is a parts car, or at best a possible rat rod, and not for anywhere near 2500 bucks.

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