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Offline tomtri66

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Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« on: May 15, 2017, 01:04:21 PM »
I did get another comment from Bryancobb (a well known member on this forum) who said:

"I'm pretty sure your windshield washer bag should have gold lettering instead of white?"

This seems to be what I am finding in original cars close to my buck date.

I'm late to this party but for the record, my Jan 20 Metuchen Sprint has the wide "FORD" script, I'm assuming gold bag.  Hard to tell color because its faded.  Definitely not the narrower "FOMOCO" bag.
Tom
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66 Metuchen HT Sprint 200 Package B
6T07T194XXX   65A       Y       22     20A     ?        2       6
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Offline 66RavenGTCoupeAgain

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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2017, 01:25:15 AM »
Plot thickens......
66 Metuchen, NJ  GT Coupe
Raven, Deluxe Black Int
6T07A1612##
BODY  COLOR   TRIM    DATE   DSO   AXLE  TRANS
    65B     A      66           02M     22          1     6
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C/O  362  (Customer Order, Rotation Number)
5    M7 (Weld Bay 5, Bucked Dec 7)
PIO (Performance Image Option - GT)

Offline sglbbs

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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2017, 11:17:52 AM »
From October Metuchen with flip top
66 GT 6T09K12---- scheduled Oct 14, bucked Oct 13 '65

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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2017, 05:10:07 PM »
Thought I would split the more recent post related to 1966 NJ washer bags off to its own thread so that a more focused discussion and posting of findings could be done ;)
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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2017, 09:26:14 AM »
My Jan Metuchen coupe also had the wider gold bag when I obtained the car. Its certainly an original bag but wasn't sure if it was original to that car or not. At the time i thought that bag wasn't being used until mid year so I went with the smaller white bag. Im curious now what the majority is if i have the wrong bag installed..
1966 C Code NJ Springtime yellow
C-4 Automatic
Build Date Jan 21st

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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2017, 08:37:22 PM »
Really on a quest to determine which bag is correct for my jan 66 NJ Coupe. I ran across this car today at the Carlislie Ford Nationals. A good amount of the car seemed to be original including this washer bag. Scheduled build date of February 4th From NJ.
1966 C Code NJ Springtime yellow
C-4 Automatic
Build Date Jan 21st

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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2017, 11:16:08 PM »
Notice it has a 65 washer pump with the flip top washer bag. When did they start with the 66 style pump?

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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2017, 11:34:23 PM »
Notice it has a 65 washer pump with the flip top washer bag. When did they start with the 66 style pump?

IMHO appears that the bag has been replaced. Don't know why such an early example would have that later bag since they were still supplying the screw top to the other two plants for a fair amount of time after Jan/Feb.

Must suggest that looking old doesn't always mean original
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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2017, 11:40:43 PM »
My Jan Metuchen coupe also had the wider gold bag when I obtained the car. Its certainly an original bag but wasn't sure if it was original to that car or not. At the time i thought that bag wasn't being used until mid year so I went with the smaller white bag. Im curious now what the majority is if i have the wrong bag installed..

Remember that there was the smaller/narrower bag that was often in the kits to add windshield washers (not a standard item at the time) by the dealers  This can add confusion when comparing what we find years later.

Real hard for me to offer allot of info since there are few good unrestored NJ 65's out there.

Only example with a bag still in it is the screw on style I found in    5T07T1618xx which had a projected build date of 10S. Car is report to have had 49K miles. Bag printing is pretty nice and white thought the brass grommets are old and tarnished
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Re: Correct Washer Bag for 66 NJ Mustang
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2017, 08:53:03 PM »
Notice it has a 65 washer pump with the flip top washer bag. When did they start with the 66 style pump?
Mine also came with a 65 style pump along with a few other 65 parts changed during the 66 model year.
66 GT 6T09K12---- scheduled Oct 14, bucked Oct 13 '65