Jim Smart
October 7, 2011

Southern California's Mustangs Etc. is a treasure trove of rust-free used and new-old-stock parts for classic and late-model Mustangs. So it came as no real surprise when their body shop wanted to use N.O.S. Ford sheetmetal for a full-scale restoration on a '66 convertible believed to have belonged to Frank Sinatra. We're going to show you in a very general style how to replace a quarter and tail panel on a '65-'66 Mustang, so this is more about technique than step-by-step. When you're performing sheetmetal replacement, good preparation is 95 percent of the end result, so that's mainly what we're going to show here.

So it came as no real surprise when their body shop wanted to use N.O.S. Ford sheetmetal for a full-scale restoration on a '66 convertible believed to have belonged to Frank Sinatra.

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