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General Information

Year
1983
Make
Ford
Model
mustang gt
Color
black
Packages
T-top, power windows, AC
History
2cnd owner, purchased in 1988 with 40,000 on the clock. Was 18 yrs old, and this was my first car I ever bought. Around 2006, after car had been sitting in storage for 10 years, I started a full rotisserie restomod.
1983 Ford mustang gt (black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
1988 roller 5.0 block, fully machined, .030 over bore, balanced rotating assembly, stock crank turned .010, forged Eagle h-beam rods, forged srp flat tops, ATI super dampener, Centerforce aluminum flywheel. ProComp [yeah I know] aluminum heads, 205cc, 2.02/1.60 valves. Bare castings with Ferrara stainles valves, 5 angle grind, Comp dual springs, Comp 1.6 aluminum roller rockers, ARP studs. Comp 280 HR cam, Edelbrock rpm air gap, Edelbrock thunder avs 800. BBK equal length shorty headers to 3" flowmaster off road exhaust.

T-5, Centerforce dual friction, Steeda tri-ax, aluminum drive shaft, 8.8 with Richmond 3.55's, and Superior 5 lug axles.
Interior
Custom leather seats, MC machine dash plate with brushed aluminum finish. AutoMeter phantom II gauges, speedo, tach, mechanical oil, mechanical water, fuel, volts, and 2 wideband A/F 1 on each bank. Longacre switch board start. Custom built audio system, all Boss audio components [it is a mustang after all]. Head unit with CD mp3 ipod, 2 1600 watt amps, mono to run 2 12" subs, 4 channel to run components and door speakers, and a capacitor for the mono amp. Custom built box in the hatchback, houses the subs, amps, capacitor, and component speakers. Built to allow for hidden storage underneath, large enough to still carry a donut spare tire and jack, and still leaves room for t-top and additional storage.
Exterior
Paint and body, Dupont chroma base and clear. Kanahn? mach 1 hood.
Suspension
Steeda sport springs, front and rear sway bars, and caster camber plates. Tokico illumina adjustuble shocks and struts. All Energy Suspension bushings and mounts. 1987 FRPP front control arms with Steeda X-2 ball joints, 94-95 spindles, and Steeda bumpsteer. Stock rear control arms. Steeda full length weld in subframe connecters.

Front brakes, Willwood 13" vented and cross drilled rotors, Willwood 6 piston calipers. Rear, Willwood 12" vented and cross drilled rotors and Willwood 4 piston calipers.
Wheel and Tire
Wheels and tires, 17x8 MKW m45's, 245/45 all 4 corners, Cooper zeon zpt's.

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