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Welcome to the Ford Mustang The First Generation, The Early Years podcast, every week we will have conversations with collectors, experts, weekend warriors and those in the know when it comes to First Generation ponies. Start your engines and let’s go!

Ford Mustang The First Generation, The Early Years Podcast Doug Sandler, Turnkey Podcast Production, TurnKey Podcast, Doug Sandler

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    • 4.8 • 83 Ratings

Welcome to the Ford Mustang The First Generation, The Early Years podcast, every week we will have conversations with collectors, experts, weekend warriors and those in the know when it comes to First Generation ponies. Start your engines and let’s go!

    Men and Their BOSS Machine

    Men and Their BOSS Machine

    Ford Mustang community, today is a story about men and their machine. Pat Dunbar, a fan of the show, is sharing his journey and the journey of a close friend Bill Bevard. Here’s a portion of his email to our production team.  “I am writing to you about the story of my 12 year restoration of my 1970 Boss 302. He has done the majority of the work on the car. I have some great stories on finding the car, finding the engine, finding the hundreds of original parts, finding the right people from across the country for knowledge,  and support. We fired the car up for the first time last week.” 

    Ford Mustang, The Early Years Podcast -- Guest Interview Application

    Do you own an early year Mustang?: 
    yes

    If you own a Mustang, how long have you owned your ride?: 
    12 years

    A favorite pic of your Mustang: https://cdn.filestackcontent.com/WdRbNgtyTAuyuC9HvzKy?IMG_1985.jpg?image/jpeg

    If you own a Mustang or classic car, have you named your car? 
    Motang

    If you've made improvements to your classic car or restored it, what work have you done?: 
    Total Restoration

    What plans do you have for improvements/restoration/modification of your classic car?: 
    Build car to exact Ford assembly line specs.


    Ford Mustang The Early Years Podcast (social media)

    The Facebook Group
    TheMustangPodcast.com/facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/185146876036328

    Instagram
    @mustangpodcast
    https://www.instagram.com/mustangpodcast/

    An Expert’s Guide to Maintaining Your Classic Mustang
    www.TheMustangPodcast.com/repair

    Have an idea for a guest for the show? Reach out to me directly:
    doug@turnkeypodcast.com

    Keep it safe, keep it rollin’ and keep it on the road. Until next time! 
    ~Doug Sandler

    • 28 min
    In Any Language, Bullitt is Performance

    In Any Language, Bullitt is Performance

    Introduction: In any language, Bullitt is synonymous with classic beauty. Strong lines, stronger stance and power unmatched by her contemporaries. Today guest Charl du toit brings his Bullitt to our podcast. Excited to talk about muscle cars, and the international pull of the Mustang brand. 

    Today’s guest: Charl du toit


    Ford Mustang, The Early Years Podcast -- Guest Interview Application
    ============
    Do you own a early year Mustang?: 
    yes

    If you own a Mustang, how long have you owned your ride?: 
    I have owned my dream car for around 18 months 

    What do you do for a living?:
     I own my own hairdressing business, and as a hobby , buy and sell early mustangs ( especially fastbacks) 

    If you own a Mustang or classic car, have you named your car?
    Bullitt

    What plans do you have for improvements/restoration/modification of your classic car?: 
    Paint freshen up , other than that , I love the classic old school feel 

    Social media names: 
    @bullitt68fastback 

    Cover art credit: https://www.instagram.com/bullitt68fastback/


    Ford Mustang The Early Years Podcast (social media)

    The Facebook Group
    TheMustangPodcast.com/facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/185146876036328

    Instagram
    @mustangpodcast
    https://www.instagram.com/mustangpodcast/

    An Expert’s Guide to Maintaining Your Classic Mustang
    www.TheMustangPodcast.com/repair

    Have an idea for a guest for the show? Reach out to me directly:
    doug@turnkeypodcast.com

    Keep it safe, keep it rollin’ and keep it on the road. Until next time! 
    ~Doug Sandler

    • 26 min
    Old Car Pricing Has Never Been So Good, Joe Troise Interview

    Old Car Pricing Has Never Been So Good, Joe Troise Interview

    Joseph Troise is the author of two books on automobiles, as well as many articles on classic cars and automotive history. His work has appeared in Autoweek and Road & Track, San Francisco Chronicle, Hemmings Classic Car and many more. Joseph is also a former Market Analyst for the Kelley Blue Book, and part of the development team for Kelley’s Early Car Edition. Here to talk classic car valuation, classic car inspections and old ponies, welcome Joe to Ford Mustang The Early Years.

    Discussed on today’s episode with Joseph:
    How the classic car market "works" Current and future trends in values as well.Why having your classic Mustang appraised for insurance purposes is a very good idea How to get "good" insurance and avoid "bad" insurance. 
    What do you do for a living?: 
    Classic Car Appraiser and Inspector

    What plans do you have for improvements/restoration/modification of your classic car?: 
    I would like to build a Ford Falcon Sprint coupe pro-tourer

    Website: https://www.oldcarpricing.com/ 

    Cover art photo credit: https://www.instagram.com/red.fire67/

    Ford Mustang The Early Years Podcast (social media)

    The Facebook Group
    TheMustangPodcast.com/facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/185146876036328

    Instagram
    @mustangpodcast
    https://www.instagram.com/mustangpodcast/

    An Expert’s Guide to Maintaining Your Classic Mustang
    www.TheMustangPodcast.com/repair

    Have an idea for a guest for the show? Reach out to me directly:
    doug@turnkeypodcast.com

    Keep it safe, keep it rollin’ and keep it on the road. Until next time! 
    ~Doug Sandler

    • 44 min
    The Right Mechanic for Your Classic, Barry Wilson Interview

    The Right Mechanic for Your Classic, Barry Wilson Interview

    Sometimes you just need a good mechanic that you can call on to know the answers and help you get to the root of the problem. With 40+ years of experience Barry Wilson is that guy. When not helping one his 13 employees in his shop that specializes in classics, he’s partnering with his daughter Lindsay on their buy/sell classic car site. Let’s see what trouble we can get into today. Welcome Barry to the podcast.
     
    Ford Mustang, The Early Years Podcast -- Guest Interview Application
    ============
    Do you own a early year Mustang?: yes
    If you own a Mustang, how long have you owned your ride?:
     6 years, but in the industry for over 40
    What do you do for a living?: 
    I’ve been buying, selling, and restoring classic cars in the Dallas area since 1980. My shop employs eleven classic car repair and restoration technicians. For 10 years I appeared on a show on Dallas’ Fox news station about Classics and over the same period I hosted my own radio shows and did numerous guest appearances on the subject. I am also a hobbyist -- I own classic cars.
    If you own a Mustang or classic car, have you named your car? If so, what is his/her name?: 
    Maxine
    If you've made improvements to your classic car or restored it, what work have you done?: 
    Complete frame off restoration
    If you are on social media, please share your social media names/handles so we can tag you when promoting your episode.: 
    Instagram @carmechanic https://www.instagram.com/carmechanic/
    Lindsays Classic 
    https://lindsaysclassics.com/
    Wilson Auto (Barry’s Shop)
    www.WilsonAuto.com
     
    Cover art Credit:  https://www.instagram.com/zuumy/
     
    Ford Mustang The Early Years Podcast (social media)
    The Facebook Group
    TheMustangPodcast.com/facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/185146876036328
    Instagram
    @mustangpodcast
    https://www.instagram.com/mustangpodcast/
    An Expert’s Guide to Maintaining Your Classic Mustang
    www.TheMustangPodcast.com/repair
    Have an idea for a guest for the show? Reach out to me directly:
    doug@turnkeypodcast.com
     
    Keep it safe, keep it rollin’ and keep it on the road. Until next time! 
    ~Doug Sandler

    • 31 min
    How Much is Too Much, Colin Comer Interview

    How Much is Too Much, Colin Comer Interview

    Ford Mustang Early Years community, today’s guest Colin Comer regularly writes for Hagerty Media including Hagerty Driver’s Club, he covers everything related to cars including news, reviews, maintenance, market trends and more. As a guy that has owned hundreds in his lifetime, he comes today chock filled with knowledge and wisdom. Let’s tap into some of this today. Colin, welcome to Ford Mustang, The Early Years Podcast.
     
    Ford Mustang, The Early Years Podcast -- Guest Interview Application
    ============
    Do you own a early year Mustang?: 
    yes
    If you own a Mustang, how long have you owned your ride?: 
    Longest-owned car is 20 years (have owned hundreds)
    What do you do for a living?: 
    Buy, sell, write and restore old cars with a focus on performance Shelbys
    If you own a Mustang or classic car, have you named your car?
    Nope! But my kids have.
    If you've made improvements to your classic car or restored it, what work have you done?: 
    At Colin's Classic Autos we've done a bit of everything!
    What plans do you have for improvements/restoration/modification of your classic car?: 
    Just keep them running! At any given time I have 3 cars on the market.
     
    Please share your social media names/handles so we can tag you when promoting your episode.: 
    Instagram: ColinsClassicAuto
    https://www.instagram.com/colinsclassicauto/
    The $500,000 Mustang – Shelby GT 350
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA-v1cIa3VA
     
    Ford Mustang The Early Years Podcast (social media)
    The Facebook Group
    TheMustangPodcast.com/facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/185146876036328
    Instagram
    @mustangpodcast
    https://www.instagram.com/mustangpodcast/
    An Expert’s Guide to Maintaining Your Classic Mustang
    www.TheMustangPodcast.com/repair
    Have an idea for a guest for the show? Reach out to me directly:
    doug@turnkeypodcast.com
     
    Cover art: https://www.instagram.com/colinsclassicauto/ and https://www.instagram.com/bringatrailer/
     
    Keep it safe, keep it rollin’ and keep it on the road. Until next time! 
    ~Doug Sandler

    • 32 min
    First Gen, Next Gen, Kevin Eubanks Interview

    First Gen, Next Gen, Kevin Eubanks Interview

    Ford Mustang, The Early Years Podcast -- Guest Interview Application
    ============
    Ford Mustang community, today we take a step back to the future. We all know the future of the brand is in the hands of the next generation. Today our guest is Kevin Eubanks – and Kevin represents the next generation loving the Mustang brand, classic Mustangs specifically. Here’s the email I got from Kevin to get on the show:
    I just started listening to your podcast and already love it. I am a huge fan of anything related to classic mustangs. I am 25 and already have had 5 Mustangs, 4 of which were 1970 or older, I'm currently working on 2. The first one I'm currently working on, I bought in a field of Mustangs in middle Georgia as a college graduation/commissioning present to myself. It is a 1970 Mustang fastback. The other, which I bought when I got stationed in Hawaii is a 1966 Mustang Convertible GT 289 4 speed. I am still relatively new and learning as I go.I would love to give encouragement and inspiration to those who are younger in the community or those who, like me, are just figuring things out as they go, one step at a time. 
     
    If you own a Mustang, how long have you owned your ride?: 
    The 1970 fastback I have owned for about 3 years. The 1966 convertible I bought about 7 months ago.
    What do you do for a living?: 
    I am a Naval Officer 
    If you own a Mustang or classic car, have you named your car? 
    The 1970 does not have a name yet. The 1966 is called Rusty
    If you've made improvements to your classic car or restored it, what work have you done?: 
    1970- Had the carb rebuilt, did some body work to get rid of the surface rust, I'm finishing up rewiring the whole car. 1966 convertible- rebuilt the front suspension, replaced the doors, replaced the grill and fog lights, new carb, new power convertible top system (still need the new top), currently in the process of rewiring this one as well.
    What plans do you have for improvements/restoration/modification of your classic car?:
    1970-planning for a high performance build, either a built 351 or possibly a coyote swap later down the road. 1966- building into a nice driver to have fun with. It has power steering, a/c, and disc brakes. I might switch to a power brake system
     
    Cover art photo credit: Mustang Dan -- https://www.instagram.com/mustang.dan/
     
    Promotional Partner
    Bangin’ Headlights - www.TheMustangPodcast.com/headlights  
     
    Ford Mustang The Early Years Podcast (social media)
    The Facebook Group
    TheMustangPodcast.com/facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/185146876036328
    Instagram
    @mustangpodcast
    https://www.instagram.com/mustangpodcast/
    An Expert’s Guide to Maintaining Your Classic Mustang
    www.TheMustangPodcast.com/repair
    Have an idea for a guest for the show? Reach out to me directly:
    doug@turnkeypodcast.com
     
    Keep it safe, keep it rollin’ and keep it on the road. Until next time! 
    ~Doug Sandler
     

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

Ty Ty Wendlandt ,

Love the show

I started listening right around the 4th episode I love listening and hearing stories that are relatable and learning about the first gen mustang and the extra shows that revolve around mustang or the car world in general especially since I have a 66 coupe it’s been in the family since 66 and bought the car from my uncle when I was 20 and now being 25 turning wrenches on it so much fun but definitely listen to the stories or just what I was saying relatable stories just like that thanks Doug

TGWise ,

Vintage Mustang Podcast

Thank you Doug for sharing the love of many people and their experiences with the classic Mustang through your very popular podcast Vintage Mustang. the early years.
Thanks for your hard work and efforts.

Cars of Carlisle Podcast ,

Turnkey Informative Fun -- A+

As a fellow automotive podcaster, I can appreciate all that goes into creating, hosting, and producing a podcast. Doug is a first-class podcaster and a gift to the Mustang community. Keep up the outstanding work!

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