1968 Ford Mustang with NOS is a fun to drive

Sep
25

1968 Ford Mustang with NOS is a fun to drive - Muscle Cars BlogOriginally an open track car, this 1968 Ford Mustang has been returned to road spec whilst retaining a number of race car features. It still has the full roll cage, although the side impact bars have been removed to ease getting in and out. The motor is a small block screamer that happily spins the wheels in the first three gears! Suspension is all Global West’s finest making the car handle better than any 45 years old car should. It actually handles better than a number of modern sports cars! This is helped by the power rack and pinion steering and awesome Baer brakes which benefit from a Hydratech hydraulic power unit and P-Zero tires. Read more!
It’s light and fast, as well as very capable in the corners. Altogether a huge amount of fun to drive.  

The car was built to drive and not just look pretty. After several years on the road in its current trim, all the kinks have been worked out of it and the car drives beautifully.

Engine: 435 horsepower 302ci block stroker racing engine with 150hp nitrous injection (Total of just under 600hp when you push the little red button for short bursts). Completed less than 1000 miles since rebuild.

Fully blueprinted motor includes forged pop up pistons, roller rockers, 750 cfm demon carb, Electric fuel pump, Edelbrock Victor Jr aluminum heads and intake, MSD ignition, Canton 9ct pan, ceramic headers, Griffin alumin radiator.

3″ custom built stainless exhaust with electronic cutouts. These allow you to flick a switch inside the car and choose either ‘quiet’, routing the exhaust through a pair of stainless steel mufflers, or ‘loud’, which bypasses the mufflers making it a straight through, giving you more power.

Transmission: Race spec toploader 4 speed gearbox with Hurst short shift linkage and Centreforce Clutch

Rear End: 9″ Detroit locker rear end

Brakes: Baer racing brakes 13″ front and rear. Hydratech power hydroboost unit which provides power assistance without relying on vacuum. Tremdously powerful brakes requiring very little effort and plenty of feel.

Steering and suspension: Global West front and rear suspension including upper and lower control arms, adjustable strut rods, as well as Global West anti roll bars for track/fast road use. Global West springs. Koni classic adjustable Shocks. Randall’s power rack and pinion steering system with custom polished components. Flaming river stainless steel tilt adjustable steering column.

Wheels & Tires: Front – Coys 8 x 17” Wheels with 245/40/17 Pirelli P-Zero tires. Rear – Coys 9 x 17” Wheels rear with 255/40/17 Pirelli P-Zero tires

Interior: 6 point integrated rollcage. Custom leather trimmed Kirkey racing seats with 4 point cam lock race harnesses. Custom built centre console with custom engraved switch panel. Shelby deluxe interior door panels and dash. Autometer gauges, Custom made shifter knob, TCP pedals, custom centre mounted hydraulic emergency brake. Custom rear shelf and Nitrous bottle mount.

Other: Sequential LED tail lights. Power windows. Fuel safe racing fuel cell, All new custom wiring and electrical system, Intergrated amplifier and speakers which plugs directly into your iPod.


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