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Old 07-10-2019, 12:56 AM
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Admittedly, I'm going to sell these, but need to know if there is any difference between the '60s made and newer made versions of this cover. I bought these from my neighbor ( a non car guy ) who said he bought these in 1967 / '68 for his '66 fastback. He said he got them at the local dealer. I have no reason to doubt him. I've known him for nearly 30 years and he's never had anything more than an old pickup. Anyway, it looks like they may have never stopped making these. I know the Buddy Bar units are the most wanted and these have no makers markings or part numbers. Can someone give me an idea what I have ? Any value or hang them on the wall ?
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Old 07-10-2019, 01:33 AM
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Below pic from this link indicates yours are indeed originals...
http://www.mustangtek.com/sidebyside...idebyside.html
Note how repo cover hold down bolt reliefs are rounded into the 2'nd rib @ the bottom but not originals also repops have screwed on baffle plates compared to riveted originals.

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Pete, I am in your debt. Beings they have never been on an engine, it's too bad he didn't store them better and avoid banging up the paint. Now I can see if I can figure out a reasonable value.
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The hollow letter version of these covers are the earlier ones. Your covers are worth $ 300 to $ 400 . Very rare to find them never installed.
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Thank You Scott. If only He'd left them in the boxes and saved the shelf wear.
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