Local Craigslist Ad for 1969 Mustang 302 CoupeThere were several cars that caught my eye but I kept coming back to this one. 302 Small Block Ford WindsorAd said "New NAPA longblock." I'm not sure when the swap was done but it wasn't exactly "fresh". Compression is good and it's not leaking or burning oil. Back SeatOriginal interior is in good shape in the back with only a small tear. Some original parts were savedOriginal air cleaner, steering wheel and jack. Door plate Marti ReportJust a basic Black Jade 302-2V coupe with power steering and air conditioning. On the trailerI was told the car spent most of its life in California. This is apparent in the lack of body rust. Everything felt solid on original inspection. On the trailerThe car would start but was difficult to keep running. It usually wouldn't go into gear. Steering was a chore. Brakes barely worked. On the trailerNo brake lights or turn signals. On the trailerA test drive was out of the question so I really wasn't sure what I was getting into. I still felt pretty sure I wasn't in over my head. Made it home.I sacrificed my side of the garage to become a do-everything auto shop for the next year. Auto ArchaeologyIt was fun discovering all the hidden treasures under/in the seats, under the carpet, lost behind the dash, etc.