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    Default 1980 Mustang turbo coupe Tu-Tone

    I am in the process of getting my car from the west coast. it is a 80 turbo coupe two tone. the only change done is an EFI turbo, 5spd. swap. I will be doing a Marti report soon. The owner said he could not find the buck tag. where they put in any other spots on the two tone cars? this car was a show car at one with the original owner.
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    Car was built at the San Jose assembly plant and the buck tags are not in the same place at cars built at the Dearborn assembly plant. I will be down low on the core support, either behind the bumper shock bracket/bumper or slightly higher than that.


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    I would be very interested in seeing the buck tag. I don't know If i have ever seen a buck tag from a special tu-tone paint car built at San Jose, so my buck tag decoder would not currently work for such until I could see a tag and make corrections.

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    0 = 1980 model year
    R = San Jose Assembly
    02 = Mustang 2-door sedan (coupe)
    A = non-turbocharged/turbocharged 2.3L engine
    146977 = 46,977th 1980 Ford scheduled for production at San Jose Assembly

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    Date - 04/80 = April 1980 scheduled build
    GVWR - 3800 lb/1723 kg = gross vehicle weight rating
    Front GAWR - 1985 lb/900 kg = front gross axle weight rating
    Rear GAWR - 1835 lb/832 kg = rear gross axle weight rating
    F0182 = 182 lbs front accessory reserve load
    R0079 = 79 lbs rear accessory reserve load
    Exterior Paint Colors - 3J 9D = Bright Blue upper (3J), Polar White lower (9D) (special tu-tone paint)
    DSO - 72 = San Jose district sales office
    Body - 66B = Mustang 2-door sedan (coupe)
    Int Trim - DB = cloth & vinyl seating with interior accent group, low-back front buckets (D), Wedgewood Blue interior color (B)
    A - [blank] = no factory air conditioner
    R - 7 = AM/FM stereo radio with cassette tape player
    S - B = sunroof
    Ax - F = 3.45:1 axle ratio, non-locking differential
    Tr - 6 = manual Borg Warner (RAD) 4-speed transmission
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    FF = rear springs
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    That's a fine looking coupe..
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    Great looking coupe!
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    I will ask him to look there. Thank you

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    Default 1980 Turbo Coupe

    More paper work
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    Got the Marti report. Still dont know where owner got the 1-119 made? Going through more of the paper work from Ford.
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    So glad to see you got this car Matt, its a special car. Congrats
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    Thanks Joe, waited awhile for this one.

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    Can find buck tag on support. Have to get under the car and look. Hoping I missed it.

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    You'll be able to see it from below. Just above bumper/bumper shock on passenger side.
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    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by svo84 View Post
    Got the Marti report. Still dont know where owner got the 1-119 made? Going through more of the paper work from Ford.
    Wow!!! Love the marti. Hard to believe they made as many as they did and are hardly ever seen/found. Great looking car!!!

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    Thank you. I have seen two white and blue two tone notch’s non turbo one for sale in NC the other was in a bone yard on the web.

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