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Base Kit – $15,990 - What You Get

Here’s a list of what comes standard in the Factory Five Racing Type 65 Coupe, Base Kit.

Complete jig-welded original style 4” round tube frame. 95” wheelbase chassis. Includes all mounts ready to accept small block Ford 302 and 351 engines and Ford running gear from 1987-1993 Mustangs.
• Includes full roll cage and SCCA style rear crossbar in cockpit

Hand laid 3/16” laminate composite body includes hinged nose, main rear clip and doors with hinged glass rear window. Made with high quality vinylester resin.
• Driver and Passenger doors with molded door liners and DOT door latches
• Front nose with hinge kit. Includes gas strut supports, fasteners, and under nose body mount supports
• Original style molded-in hood scoop and fog light recesses
• Rear main body section comes with separate rivet-on rear spoiler
• Original style scoops and footbox vents
• Includes secondary body fasteners
• Adhesive backed foam weatherstrip
• Body mount fasteners
• Engine bay and rear trunk area seal, push on rubber bulb seal
• Rubber hood and hatch bumpers
• Includes adjustable door hinges, latches and fasteners
• Includes an opening vintage rear glass window with hinge, struts, and vintage latch with fasteners.
• Includes glass front windshield (DOT safety glass – windshield and hatch)
• Includes side window, air scoops, and framed sliding side windows

Chassis Aluminum Panels:
Includes over 20 precision CNC cut, pre-formed 6061-T6 aluminum panels for cockpit (floors, trans cover, and footboxes), rear trunk area, and engine bay/firewall/splash guards.
• 1200 pre-packaged rivets 1/8” and 3/16” short & long
• Complete cockpit aluminum with pre-formed footboxes, floors and transmission tunnel. Includes speedo cable block-off plate and trans harness block-off plates. Also includes aluminum dash with cut-outs
• Engine bay aluminum assembly with aluminum radiator duct surrounds and splash guards
• Complete aluminum trunk area

Front Suspension:
Includes high quality Koni™ brand mono_tube, rod-end, coil-over shocks, adjustable tubular upper a-arms with ball joints, adapter brackets and all grade-8 mounting hardware. Front suspension come ready to use Mustang lower control arm/spindle and brakes.
• Koni™ brand high performance mono-tube, rod-end shock absorbers
• Adjustable upper control arms with ball joints and fasteners
• Grade-8 mounting hardware

Rear Suspension:
Type 65 Coupe base kit includes rear axle brackets, fasteners and axle straps to mount your Mustang 8.8” rear solid axle and brakes. Comes with all fasteners and hardware required to install.

Brake/Fuel Lines:
Base kit comes with pre-flared brake/fuel lines, (3/16”, 1/4″ and 5/16”) and fasteners to use OEM style fuel tank and system. Includes polished vintage Aston LeMans flip top gas cap, integral modern fuel pressure cap and adaptor kit, fuel lines, connectors, filler neck and fasteners.
• Pre-flared fuel lines (1/4” and 5/16”) with unions, barbs, hose clamps and high press flex lines and fasteners
• Aston LeMans original polished aluminum fuel cap with integral pressure cap, gaskets, ground strap, fuel hose to tank with fasteners

Steering Kit:
Steering adapter kit to utilize Mustang steering rack includes upper shaft, pillow blocks, flange bearings, fasteners, lower shaft and u-joints. Features a collapsible column, Vintage wood and aluminum steering wheel with aluminum boss, center section and Factory Five Racing badge.
• Lower steering shaft with ’87-93 rack adapter (3/4”-36” spline)
• Upper steering shaft, spring washer and fasteners
• 14” Vintage wood and aluminum steering wheel with boss and FFR center section and fasteners
• Steering bearings and hardware, including flange bearing, pillow block bearing and fasteners

Complete Cooling System/Parts:
Electric cooling fan, thermostat, relays and mounting kit with hardware. Cooling system also includes stainless steel hoses, and all necessary fasteners.
• Electric cooling fan, high flow 16” puller, with mounting kit and connectors
• Aluminum radiator, in-line filler neck and pressure cap
• Radiator mount kit and fasteners
• Stainless Steel radiator hose kit incl. adapter kit, fasteners and hose
• Overflow tank with cap, hoses, hose clamps and mounting hardware
• 185 degree thermostat, switch and wiring

Misc. Engine Accessories/Side Exhaust:
Exhaust/Mounts: The Type 65 base kit is configured to accommodate the Ford 302 or 351W engines. Kit comes with alternate drive pulley assembly, and exhaust assembly to adapt Mustang engine and headers to vintage side exit exhausts.
• 4-into-2 Side Exhaust, bare steel with rubber hanger brackets, gaskets and fasteners
• Alternate drive pulley, spacer, pulley wheel and fasteners
• Air filter, conical
• Custom length fan belt* with fasteners
• Universal accelerator cable assembly includes cable, return spring and retainer

Gauges and Dash and Electrical Assembly:
Base kit includes gauges, and parts to adapt Mustang wiring harness. The Base Coupe kit also comes with an authentic style dash, indicator lights, switches, and horn.
• Type 65 Coupe style aluminum dashboard with fasteners
• Red, green, blue dash indicator lights
• On/Off switch, horn button, flasher and connectors
• Complete set of 7 Autometer brand electronic gauges, with connectors, terminals and installation kit. Includes the following gauges:
– Speedometer
– Tachometer
– Oil Pressure Gauge
– Water Temperature Gauge
– Fuel Level Gauge
– Voltmeter
– Oil Temperature Gauge

OR Upgrade to optional:

• Complete set of 7 vintage Factory
Five Replica gauges with connectors,
terminals and installation kit including:
– Reverse read Speedometer
– Tachometer
– Oil Pressure Gauge
– Water Temperature Gauge
– Fuel Level Gauge
– Voltmeter
– Clock

Interior Accessories:
The 65 Coupe kit comes with all the interior accessories you need. Authentic seats, door latches, toggles, rear view mirror, and more complement the dash and gauge assembly for a full interior that is period correct. Check out this full list of standard parts and assemblies.
• Authentic style Coupe bucket seats, black vinyl with fasteners
• 5-point Simpson Brand harnesses
• Emergency brake boot, black leather
• High-quality fabric headliner
• Interior rear view mirror with fasteners
• Stainless steel shifter handle, shift knob, boot, polished ring and fasteners
• 7 piece electronic gauge assembly

Exterior Accessories and Lighting:
Along with the goodies on the inside of the car, the Coupe is period correct on the outside. Check out the standard exterior accessories that come with the Coupe base kit.
• Authentic license plate light and bracket with fasteners
• Aluminum mesh vents for nose/sides and rear brake ducts on tail
• Ceramic FFR nose badge
• Polished side view mirror, original style
• Original style headlamps (DOT) with buckets, halogen headlamps, trim rings, wiring pigtail, adjustment screws and fasteners
• Lexan headlight covers and fasteners
• Front turn signals, original style small amber indicators
• Rear turn signals, original style red twin filament rear tail-lights

Electrical Parts and Assemblies:
• Battery tray, j-bolts, cables and hold-downs with fasteners
• Battery cable. Pre-cut, pre-assembled 4-gauge positive cable w/terminal covers
• Insulated line clip hardware and fasteners
• Cable ties, wire loom & flex grommeting

Pedal Box Components:
Utilizing the Mustang pedal box, we supply you with pedal box adapter kit, fasteners and accelerator cable.

Ford 302 engine assessories:
All parts to install a 302 Ford engine in your coupe:
• Alternate drive pulley, spacer, pulley wheel and fasteners
• Air filter, conical
• Fan belt, six rib

Over 1500 top quality zinc plated and stainless steel USS and SAE fasteners, numbered and packed individually by assembly.

Type 65 Coupe Assembly Manual:
Bound assembly manual that is over 200 pages long.