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General Information

Year
1968
Make
Ford
Model
Mustang Fastback
Color
Highland Green
Packages
390-4V motor, GT group, Decor group, tinted glass, PS, PB, console, AM/FM stereo, wide oval tires
History
Built early March 1968 in Metuchen NJ. Originally highly optioned Gulfstream Aqua car with a C6. Bought as a disassembled project in Centereach NY, July 2015. Shipped November 2015, arrived Jan 2016 - Melbourne, Australia.
Blasted, stripped and put on my rotisserie ASAP after arrival.
Driveline now finished, body well underway using NOS Ford panels (DOM 1993).
All components in stock to finish. Hoping for 2021 completion. (delayed by COVID)
1968 Ford Mustang Fastback (Highland Green)

Modifications

Drivetrain
MOTOR: OEM 390 4V with following;
Blue Thunder MR "PI" style alloy intake (-45lbs)
FPA ceramic coated headers,
COMP XR280 HYD roller cam kit (double valve springs etc)
CJ valves, SCAT H beam rods,
Petronix 3 ignition
+.060 over @ 10.15:1, POP oil pump,
Edelbrock alloy water pump (-8lbs)
Crane ductile rockers on alloy pedestals with end supports
380 BHP & 450 FT/LBS. Weight 580 lbs
TRANS: New TKO600 5 speed kit from Modern Driveline, HYD internal slave etc
DIFF: OEM 9" with POSI, Yukon 3.7 gears, Currie 28 spline shafts.
Interior
Roof console fitted, floor console removed
Factory Tacho added.
"Perfect Fit" AC system added, (OEM AC vents)
Exterior
Bullitt mods;

TT-D 15 x 7" wheels,
De-blinged per movie car
Highland Green paint
Yankee Metal products door mirror
Audio
Replica Bendix F8TBZ radio fitted; (OEM stored)
AM/FM
4 channel
with iPhone adapter
Speakers - Kenwood (rear in OEM grilles) & restosound (doors in OEM grilles)
Lighting
FoMoCo Halogen look-a-like headlights
SCOTT DRAKE 3 bulb tail light conversions
Back Up lights - LED units under rear valance (OEM lights removed per movie cars)
Exhaust
Magna Flow 2-1/2" with X pipe
Straight cut tips
Suspension
OEM with;
New SCOTT DRAKE upper and lower arms
Koni adjustable shocks
Whites urethane bushes
Eaton springs (STD GT S code spec)
1" Shelby drop with ball joint wedges
Shelby traction bars.
Tin Man Subframe connectors.
Boss 302 welded shock braces
Boss 302 crossmember gussets
Wheel and Tire
2016 Torque Thrust D's
15 x 7"
Tires; 235/60R15 rear & 215/65R15 front (same OD: 26.1")
Vitour GT's; (period looks, V rated and well priced)

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