My First Mopar: '65 Barracuda Formula S

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  1. Ciguatera

    Ciguatera Member

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    Hi all,

    I just bought a black 1965 Barracuda Formula S in nice unrestored stock condition. I've always loved the unusual looks of 1960's Mopars, especially early Barracudas. For some reason they're not very popular, but for me it's a dream car. This is not only my first Chrysler product, but also my first classic car.

    I plan to keep it stock for now, except for a few safety improvements. Even though it's in great condition, I know I'm in for some work, and this looks like the place to get help and meet some great folks who live and breathe Mopars. I can't wait to get started!

    Best,

    Ciguatera

    Here's a picture from the previous owner as a placeholder until I get a chance to take some better ones:
    1965 PBFS.jpg
     
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    • RPMagoo

      RPMagoo Just An Old Motorhead

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      WELCOME - From Pa. -- Nice catch.
       
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      • Hyper_pak

        Hyper_pak Old School Chrysler Fan

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        That is nice. 65 S is a sweet rare car. Good luck with it.
         
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        • Tadams

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          Welcome from North Carolina. Great looking car. Mine is under construction shall we say.
           
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          • GONEFISHIN'

            GONEFISHIN' FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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            welcome - congrats on having such good taste!
             
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            • 66fyssh

              66fyssh Don't Stop Believin' FABO Gold Member

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              Welcome to FABO!! Glad to have you on board. Great looking Barracuda!
               
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              • pbiggs

                pbiggs Well-Known Member

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                Wecome and that is a nice looking 65 S. Black on black car ?
                Where in VA are you located?
                Don't forget, we love pictures.
                 
              • cosgig

                cosgig MoBro Inc. FABO Gold Member

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                Wowee, that looks like a great little car!! Welcome to fabo, glad to have you with us!!
                 
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                • Ciguatera

                  Ciguatera Member

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                  Thanks! Yes, black on black, original paint (pretty sure). I'm in Alexandria I'm going to take a lot of pictures and post them when I get it clean.
                   
                • grimreaper

                  grimreaper Cross Member

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                  Welcome to the school. Nice car!
                   
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                  • 383Duster

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                    Nice car, I have never understood why they are not more popular....
                     
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                    • 70Barcuda

                      70Barcuda Well-Known Member

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                      Welcome to the forum.
                       
                    • lordoffrisco

                      lordoffrisco Lord and man of honor

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                      Welcome!!! Nice looking fish - black on black B-)

                      If you are interested, here is a first gen Barracuda pics thread:
                      Pics of early Barracudas
                       
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                      Welcome. Looks clean and straight. Is that 273? As stated before, we need pics!!
                       
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