Reader’s Rides & Mustangs
This 1985 Ford Mustang is owned by, 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords reader, MeZapU. Check out some pictures and ratings of this Stang below, as well as other info about this ride.
Owned since 2000. Purchased in England and brought it back to the USA. Lots of restoration and restomodding. Click on my signature to see all the pics and specs.
Engine: 408w, Eagle forged neutral balance kit, -26cc pistons, AFR 185's, FTI H/R cam, Pro Systems carb, fuel pump and high flow regulator, Victor Jr intake, BBK long tubes + off road H-pipe, Flowmaster cat back, MSD ignition, Glenns Performance sleeper tank, pulleys, Fluidyne radiator, Mk VIII fan and DCController.
Drivetrain: Tremec 3550 w Steeda Tri-Ax shifter, Fidanza billet steel flywheel, SPEC stg 3 clutch, Aluminum FRPP driveshaft, 8.8 w 3.73's. 28 spline Moser axles. Summit Racing line lock brake. Lincoln Town Car master cyl. SSBC adj proportioning valve.
Chassis: SN-95 Mach 1 front brakes on 94-95 spindles, Rear brakes are Lincoln Mk VII/SVO discs w flipped brackets for stock length axles. Koni struts/shocks, Maximum Motorsports LCA's, strut tower brace, CC plates, steering rack bushings. Flaming River steering shaft. Edelbrock UCA's. Battle Boxes. Subframe connectors. Custom 6pt cage. Aluminum bumpers.
Body: So much restoration its hard to start. All thats left from the original car are the bumper covers and quarter panels. I even replaced the roof as it used to have a sunroof that was rusted through. Put it mostly back to stock except for a Cervinis 2.5" cowl hood and 93 Cobra spoiler. 2003 Cobra anniversary wheels. Nitto tires w drag radials on the rear. 93 Cobra rear tail lights.
Interior: Mostly stock interior including dash pad. Innovate wideband and Autometer vacuum gauge on a-piller. Some stereo stuff. MSD tach adapter.
Performance: Dyno'd it at 430/432 RWHP/TQ about two years ago. Since then its got a bigger carb and entire new fuel system. Electric fan vs the stock one. Last year I ran a 7.56 @ 95mph at the local 1/8 mile track. Ripped out my passengers side upper torque box. Fixed it but have not been back to the track since. Dropped about 36lbs with the addition of the aluminum bumpers.