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"I EAT Z28"
dennis111 dennis111 is offline
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Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Amish Wonderland Of Central PA
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Garage
Vehicle Name "I EAT Z28"
Year 1965
Make Ford
Model Mustang GT
Color 65' Rangoon Red
1965 Ford Mustang GT
1965 Ford Mustang GT 1965 Ford Mustang GT 1965 Ford Mustang GT
History Purchased for $200 in 1978 with a locked up 351w and no transmission. Restored and painted in 1982 by myself. Restored again and painted by myself in 2010.

I got interested in drag racing in 2007 and have since tailored my car in that direction, even though it is still street legal.

Stick Class Track Champion in 2010.

Best ET to date is [email protected]
Exterior
1965 Ford Mustang GT Exterior 1965 Ford Mustang GT Exterior 1965 Ford Mustang GT Exterior
Rangoon Red with 67' style Shelby hood. Nova side mirrors, and antenna on rear. Mini tubbed for larger tires.

Interior
1965 Ford Mustang GT Interior 1965 Ford Mustang GT Interior 1965 Ford Mustang GT Interior
Full interior, roll bar, and 3" safety harness. Rollerized brake support. Autometer tach with driveshaft RPM feedback. Battery mounted in trunk.

In-Car Entertainment
1965 Ford Mustang GT In-Car Entertainment 1965 Ford Mustang GT In-Car Entertainment 1965 Ford Mustang GT In-Car Entertainment
The sweet sound of the engine being shifted at 6600 RPM's under full throttle is my favorite in-car entertainment.

Under the Hood
1965 Ford Mustang GT Under the Hood 1965 Ford Mustang GT Under the Hood 1965 Ford Mustang GT Under the Hood
428w with AFR 205 heads. 11.1:1 compression. Holley 950 HP carb, Victor Junior intake, FTI hydraulic roller cam with 1.6 roller rockers. Accufab 1 3/4" headers with 3" dynomax race bullets at the track, dynomax turbos for the street. No power adders.

Aluminum flywheel, custom Hyatt racing clutch in a Lakewood scattershield, wide ratio owner built big block faceplated toploader 4 speed transmission, and Hurst shifter with stock shifter handle.

Rear end is a narrowed 57' Ford 9" fitted with 4.33 gears, and a spool in a Strange nodular case with a Daytona support. 33 spline Moser axles.

Suspension
1965 Ford Mustang GT Suspension 1965 Ford Mustang GT Suspension 1965 Ford Mustang GT Suspension
The front suspension has Moog 8088 6 cylinder coil springs, Rancho 90/10 shocks, roller spring perches, Caltrac adjustable strut rods, and no front sway bar. Factory 4 piston disc brakes.

The rear suspension has Caltracs, mono leaf springs, and Rancho 9 way adjustable shocks. The car has a Crites leaf spring location kit and has been mini-tubbed to fit wider and taller tires in the rear. Mustang drum brakes.

Wheel and Tire
1965 Ford Mustang GT Wheel and Tire 1965 Ford Mustang GT Wheel and Tire 1965 Ford Mustang GT Wheel and Tire
10x15" Magnum 500 wheels on rear with 28x10.5" drag slicks. Front has 5.5" Magnum 500's.
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