1986 Ford Mustang – Matt Turino

Name: Matt Turino – Scheduled 2-21-2020

What type of vehicle is this?


Make, Model, Year of Project

Ford Mustang 1986

What stage is this in?

Somewhere between complete and not sure if it will ever get finished

When did you purchase it and for how much?

June 2015 for $6500

Why did you choose this vehicle?

My first car was a 79 mustang handed down to me by my grandfather. It’s what started my love for these cars. I also had an 86GT I purchased when I graduated high school. Had created a lot of memories with these cars

What sort of condition was it in when you started the project, what was wrong with it, etc.

Needed new roof, carpet, and some paint work

What, specifically have you done, or had done to it?

New top, partially repainted, replaced rug, replaced cooling system, , swapped out wheels from ten hole to pony style

Where have you purchased your parts?

National parts depot

Cj pony parts

What about you?

This is my 4th fox body mustang.

First car was a 79, and since had an 86GT, 93GT Convertible and currently this 86 Convertible.

Any stories regarding this project?

I was inspired by my grandpa to purchase this car as a “tribute” car to him. He passed on the one he had to me when I was about 10-11 years old and it became my first car. It was a bond we shared.

Check out the pictures below, make sure to click on the picture to see the full version.

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