Episode Summary

The Survivor Series Part 1

Today we start a 2 part series, telling the stories of 4 survivors. These stories are shared by the Mustang Survivors most recent caretakers. For the sake of these interviews and so you know the criteria used, as you know there are differences between survivors and original Mustangs. When most people think “survivor” they confuse it with “original” but for the sake of this series, here are the survivor guidelines: Mustangs that are Over 50 years old. They Can pass a road test and drive. A survivor   Remains over 50% unrestored, un-refinished, or unaltered and without major modifications and the finish is good enough to use as a color guide for restoration of a car just like it. 

Episode Details

Rudy Mosca (Survivor Story 1)

Let me share in the words of our guest Rudy Mosca the story of Plain Jane — Plain Jane is a 1964 ½  It was sold new at Bob Ford in Dearborn, Michigan. Plain Jane is her nickname due to the lack of most options. The coupe has a 170 six cylinder automatic transmission. Plain Jane has 44k original miles as of now and was used at the Ford 100th anniversary as a display inside the Model T track. Rudy’s grandfather was a Ford Executive and had quite the stable of early Mustangs but this was his favorite. Rudy’s mother and he are the current caretakers now that he has passed and enjoy it as much as we can. As soon as Rudy could hold a wrench or rag he was tinkering in the garage during the summers.Welcome Rudy to Ford Mustang The Early Years Podcast.

Dave Brigham (Survivor Story 2)

A survivor from across the pond, in the UK, Dave Brigham has a 1965 survivor. 2 owners from new 1st March 1965, 42,000 original miles. Last owner 1976-2018, All original metal, original motor inline 6. Has been painted  in the 70s original colour original  trim, carpets  replaced. Running driving and tested.

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