For $10,000, Is This 87 Mustang GT a Horse of a Different Color?

Good Price or No Dice 1987 Ford Mustang 5.0 GT

If you’re unsure what color a Mustang is? to get, so today’s good price or no dice GT pony is For you. Let’s see if that unique paint scheme is worth dropping a cool ten-grand.

I can’t tell clearly why, but the episode of Mythbusters that I remember most clearly is the one in which Adam and Jamie attempted to – successfully, I might add – a turmeric polish. Reading yesterday’s surprisingly clean and original comments reminded me of that episode 1983 Plymouth Sapporo. While not turd, well, plymouth-name-only What many of you saw is an extremely well placed example of what was This also Very low cost car. This made its asking price of $21,900 unstable for most of you, resulting in a 90 percent no dice loss. Hey, you can’t blame the seller for trying, can you?

Today’s 1987 Ford Mustang 5.0 GT Trying too. what is it trying to do Correct Although not immediately clear. NS Unittangso most interesting aspect It is evident NS This is the trifecta of colors painted. It is There’s a lot going on under Choice-Your-Own-Adventure color scheme too.

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First up, the ‘Stang is pretty-dang funny, even’ ad If a little uncomfortably frat-bro in his tone. To wit, the seller opens it with this statement:

When this thing moves down the street the circle of bald eagles moves upwards. The souls of dead presidents are trapped inside this car. (not a band) If you like to dress women then look elsewhere. The clothes fall off when passing through it.

No mullet? This car is not for you. ‘Murica.

Now, I’ve always felt that the mullet is a hairstyle that is more closely associated with the people who drive the Camaro and call it the Camaro. but then againWho am I to judge?

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Right after the audience sets up the introduction, the seller gets into the car’s meat and taters. That information includes an M-dash list of updates and information about the car. It’s comprehensive and notes not only the replacement of common wear items like weatherstripping and rugs, but also mechanical updates to the Windsor’s little block under the hood.

These include an aftermarket distributor and brand new ignition wiring with a new cam and header equipped exhaust. On the maintenance side of the house, the power steering pump has been replaced along with other pulleys and belts that drive a lot. The brake booster has also been replaced, although from the photo of it in the ad, the primary tool used to do this was a pair of vise-grips.

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Apart from a few panel gap discrepancies the bodywork looks straight and without any major issues He probably originated in factory. that The odd-job paint scheme that covers it is apparently a few years old and has a few bad looks here and there. Nothing big, it seems. The interior features a Corbeau Forza bucket and a pair of three-spoke aftermarket wheels. The back bench is provided with plenty of free-up space but limits the car’s usability as a ride-share carrier.

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The cueball-topped Hearst Shifter takes center stage here and looks very sexy with its playful double angle and bright polished finish. It all looks pretty neat on the inside, but getting in and out of those deep-dish seats deserves attention as it looks like it will be a chore.

Mileage in the air is up a bit. The ad states “The car shows 5700k miles but it was 157k miles and the engine was rebuilt 2600 miles ago and has only run 91 octane since then.” The ad copy additionally notes a rust-free body and a clean title, so that is.

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The asking price is $10,000 and it’s up to you all to assess both the car and the price so that we can determine its fate. What do you think, is this multi-colored Mustang worth that kind of scratch with all its mods? or, does tricolor Do paint and aftermarket shenanigans really detract from value?

You decide!

Des Moines, Iowa, Craigslist, or go Here If the ad disappears.

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