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Old 01/15/2012, 11:09 AM   #1
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Question Question about 1968 J-Code Mustangs

I was wondering if anyone knew how many 1968 J-Code, 302-4V, California Special mustangs were produced? Thanks, Sean.
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Old 01/15/2012, 12:09 PM   #2
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I was wondering if anyone knew how many 1968 J-Code, 302-4V, California Special mustangs were produced? Thanks, Sean.
Hi,

J Codes; Production of 304 which were Manual (82 gtcs and 4 hcs 3-spd and 200 gtcs and 18 hcs 4-spd) and 658 ( 637 gtcs and 21 hcs) which were auto, for a total of 962, accounting for 23.4% of all the GT/CS and HCS

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Old 01/15/2012, 12:16 PM   #3
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Thanks so much. Is there anyway to find out how many of those were painted White?
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Old 01/15/2012, 12:36 PM   #4
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There were 337 white cars but to find out how many white J-codes were built you'll need to contact Marti.

If you want to get a rough number we could do a little math and kinda sorta figure it out.
Since 8% of the cars were white if we assume 8% of the J-codes were also white we get 8% of 962 or roughly 79 cars.
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Old 01/15/2012, 05:46 PM   #5
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80...mine is now white after 2 other colors

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Old 01/15/2012, 06:16 PM   #6
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Thanks for the help guys. I was wondering because I recently found a 68' GT/CS J-Code for sale in Corona, California. I called the guy a couple times and he seems kind of sketchy like he stole the car or something. I'm a new member so it wont allow me to post a link but to find it just go to San Diego craigslist and put in mustang under cars for sale by owner and the title is 1968 Mustang Gt. California Special. If anyone could contact the owner to find more about it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Sean.
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Old 01/15/2012, 08:26 PM   #7
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Sean,

http://www.craigs-pics.com/ad.php?gu...g=5#PicSegment

Hope this photo turns out. This may be an early GT/CS. Can your get the owner to give you the VIN number? This will tell us alot the car and if you are really intrested you need to order an express Marti report based on the VIN number. If the owner will not give you the VIN, then it is suspect.

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Old 01/15/2012, 08:28 PM   #8
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Statistics courtesy Kevin Marti... if you want to know exactly how many, of any option mix, they will do a statistical report for you...
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Couldn't tell too much from the photos, but: looks like earlier mfr based on rear flush reflectors, only option I could detect was PS. Hood must have been replaced- no twist locks.

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Old 01/15/2012, 09:30 PM   #10
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And if those are Marchal fog lights they are installed incorrectly.
Look for front end damage.

If it really is a 1-owner car and he's that owner he'll be able to explain what happend to the hood and the fog lights, and why the tail light bezels are incorrect (they shouldn't be painted black).

That said, if it is a J-code and a true GT it's worth more than a normal GT/CS. A Marti report is definitely required.
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Old 01/15/2012, 11:10 PM   #11
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Thanks for the help everyone but I'm not sure if I even want to deal with this guy anymore. He definitely doesn't seem legit as he doesn't even remember who or where he got the car from. I doubt he'll know what a VIN code is.
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Old 01/16/2012, 07:12 AM   #12
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It looks like the front bumper is bent on Pass side also is there supose to be a tag on front fender side?
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Old 01/16/2012, 07:42 AM   #13
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You're right, it's missing both "Mustang" fender scripts.

This could be a case of someone taking photos with a cell phone of a car parked on the street and passing it off as his own.
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Old 01/16/2012, 11:10 AM   #14
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Cool

Maybe Mike Jewell could run the license plates 2VQT025 and see who the legal owner is and maybe get the vin number. It is one of the rare white with blue stripe cars so it might be worth the effort. Seems like a really good price for a J code.

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Old 01/16/2012, 11:42 AM   #15
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And one of the debut cars was white with blue stripes, but its rear scripts were placed higher than the ones on this car, not script placement means anything 40 years later.
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