This 1985 Ford Mustang LX/GT was first delivered to Marty Franich Ford in Watsonville, CA and has remained in California its entire life. The car is a one family example, purchased by the father of the current owner in August 1986 and transferred to his daughter in March of 2021. Since being delivered, the car has traveled 29,850 miles. Note: the license plates on the car showing “Honolulu” are due to the owner’s love of Hawaii, but the car has never left the state of California.
The car is finished in Oxford White Paint, #5920-A with Sand Beige/Buckskin Cloth articulated Sport seats and a white power convertible top. According to the provided Marti Auto Works report, 105 vehicles were produced with this paint & trim codes. The car remains in stock configuration as produced by the factory and is devoid of any modifications.
The Mustang is powered by a numbers matching 5.0 liter 302 c.i. SEFI high output engine mated to a 5-speed manual overdrive transmission. Rear end is a 2.73 Traction Lok. All factory options remain in place and include the following:
- Traction-Lok Rear End
- Premium Sound
- AM/FM Cassette Stereo Radio
- P225/60VR15” Black Sidewall Tires
- GT Package
- Light Group
- Front License Plate Bracket
- CA Emissions System
- White Power Convertible Top
Additional factory equipment includes low-back bucket seats, power windows and locks, air conditioning, and an AM/FM cassette stereo, and active seat belts. This Fox-body Mustang shows ~29K miles supported by a Carfax report, and is offered with a Marti Auto Works report, owner’s manual, recent repair/maintenance receipts, smog certificate dated 3/9/21, a top boot, a clean Carfax report, and a clean California title.
The owner reports all original paint that shows very well and features 5.0 fender emblems, rear luggage rack, four sealed-beam headlights, fog lights, dual exhaust outlets, and black trim / plastic side moldings.
10-hole alloy wheels are mounted with 225/60-15 Uniroyal Tigerpaw tires dated the 13th week of 2019. The power-operated white soft top features a glass rear window that can be seen raised in gallery photographs / video.
The interior is upholstered in beige cloth/vinyl with a matching dashboard and color coordinated carpets and door panels. Amenities include an AM/FM/cassette stereo, power windows and locks, high-back bucket seats, and air conditioning that is functional.
The three-spoke steering wheel frames a tachometer with a 5,800-rpm redline and an 85-mph speedometer along with gauges for amperage, coolant temperature, oil pressure, and fuel level. The five-digit odometer shows just over 29k miles.
The provided undercarriage photos reflect rust free floor pans and a lack of underside damage. Any signs of rust are surface and consistent with the age of the vehicle. Minor front scrapes can be seen on the lower from spoiler but only when the car is on a lift. The front and rear bumpers are clean with no re-painting or indications of damage. Extensive underbody photographs are provided in the gallery.
The car has been well maintained including recent service within the past six months and 200 miles with receipts shown in the listing. Work performed included:
- Complete tune up with new spark plugs, distributor cap, new plug wires, new fuel filter & flush fuel injectors, and change all fluids including oil & coolant
- New (4) Uniroyal 225/60/15 tires, mount and balance
- Transmission service
- Differential service
- New master cylinder, brake fluid & bleed
- New front struts and rear shocks.
- New battery
Total cost of service was $1,992.20
On March 9, 2021 at 29,812 miles (<200 miles ago) the car was smogged and has a current certificate.