Author Topic: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang  (Read 11055 times)

sleona

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Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« on: March 26, 2007, 05:56:55 PM »
Hi,
 I might be purchasing a 1965 Mustang soon and was wondering if anyone knew how putting power brakes and power steering ONLY would affect the value of the car? Thank you!

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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2007, 04:12:10 PM »
If you keep the original parts and increase the security of your vehicle there is no reason why this Mustang would loose it's value.
I wouldn't do any modification on a 351 Boss, 429 SCJ or Shelby but on a basic Mustang why not? Many owners upgrade their car for security or comfort reasons.

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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2008, 07:16:24 PM »
yep I think it will not affect the value of the car. Do it for your own safety.


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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2009, 04:45:22 PM »
wat of 3 point retractable shoulder harnesses? was that an option back in 66? im wanting to make the car look original  but still keep me safe

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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2009, 05:22:30 PM »
No, the only factory seatbelts  offered in '66 was a lap belt for the front buckets only.  There are a couple of articles in the FAQ section that explain how to install 3 point belts. 
3 point seat belts:
http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Strip/1121/seatbelt.html
http://www.mustangsplus.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=MPFMP&Category_Code=seat_belt_3-point



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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2009, 01:12:15 PM »
ABS Power Brake has a very easy to install integral power steering gear that eliminates many of the problems with the original style power steering.  I have this installed on a 1966 Mustang.

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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2009, 09:58:31 PM »
hm...idk if my brakes are abs or not. would 800 bucks for new flooring (sheetmetal) be too much. please note im including the frame rails n the labor as well.

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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2009, 10:14:42 PM »
If your drum brakes are factory original, then of course they are not ABS.  ABS wasn't even invented back then.  I'm not even sure how you would even put an ABS system on your '66.   Front discs yes, but not ABS.  As far as replacing your  floor pans for $800.00 and work on your frame rails, yeah that sounds like a fair price if you can't weld.   

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Re: Power Brakes and Power Steering on a 65 Mustang
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2009, 09:57:58 AM »
cool thanks. :) n correct me if im wrong all i need is the inner floor frame support, rocker panels and extension rails to add to the floor yes? also, arent there three gauges that go under the dash?

 

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