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A couple months ago I got in the mood to rehab a '65 Mustang promo I knew I had, but I couldn't find it (and a '65 Bonneville, too). I tore this house UP looking for the things! Just now, while looking for something else completely (ain't it always the way?), I found them!
I'd remembered the Mustang being molded in orange (Poppy Red). It's actually redder than that. I thought there was a deep scratch or divot on one of the front fenders but I don't see it now. Both tallights are missing and both bumpers are broken but I can swipe those out of a common AMT '66 kit. The windshield has a glue smear on it but again no problem, if it won't polish off an AMT '66 kit can sacrifice that too. Most of the chrome is gone from the grille but that's not a deal-killer as I'll be detail-painting it anyway. I was surprised to see the distinctive '65 wheel covers in such good shape--I can definitely work with them. One thing it IS missing is one bucket seat. Sadly, Modelhaus doesn't repop the '65 seats so if anyone has a spare '65 Mustang seat, I'd love to have it, otherwise I'll have to substitute incorrect '66 seats in there.
The plan is to do one of my trademark "Optimized Promo" restorations on it--polish the red plastic, paint all the chrome trim, and paint the chassis and interior black. Will post photos of it and the Bonneville as soon as I get around to taking them.