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Gen1 '65 NASA AIX (3x) National Champion Build Thread Profile - Gen 1 Mustangs

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We have been very busy with a pretty radical 2019 GT350R build ( a build thread will start soon) but I will try to fill in some of the information about my 65.
As mentioned I carpooled to college in the late 70's when my friend owned it. It had been sitting with a fresh 351W (actually built by Tim Rovekamp, our engine machinist at PAE for the last 20 plus years) and rusted rear frame rails, when I purchased it in 1982. After I repaired the rails I started drag racing it. I ran the fastest DOT tire time at the first Fun Ford Weekend (at Indy in the late 80's). More to come.
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It is awesome getting to see more information on this car. Years ago I had started watching old NASA stuff on youtube. I had a 2000 GT that someone steered me towards Maximum Motorsports kits for. Through that guy and reading about MM I learned of NASA.
Watching the videos I always thought "this is cool stuff and that guy in the late model car is killing it."
 

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