"DESIRAE"
1967 Mustang Coupe
289 a code 4bbl. 4 speed
Current owner Chad M. Maggio, Winter Park, FL


Assembly line date September 12 1966

History: This car was shipped to Jacksonville, FL and has remained in Florida its entire life. It was purchased January 5th, 1990 and restored that summer by its current owner. This car is a daily driver averaging about 10 miles a day and has only spent a few days in a garage in the last 12 years.

Original options: A-code 289 4bbl/c-4 auto transmission, power steering. Exterior: vinyl top, silver mist paint, remote driver mirror, rocker panel molding. Interior: black standard interior with front bench seat (only 9,200 total in 1967), factory tinted glass, deluxe seatbelts, am/fm radio.



Added options: Built-up A-code 289/4-speed toploader. Engine/drive line: Cobra hi-rise aluminum intake, Holly 650 double pumper, Hi volume Carter fuel pump, headers,
2.5 inch 40 series Flowmaster custom dual exhaust, MSD pro billet distributor, 40,000 volt coil, Ram heavy duty 10.5 inch clutch, Hurst shifter, drive shaft loop, 9" Ford rear with 3.89 gears, Traction Loc, Moser 28 spline axles, Shelby style under-ride traction bars,70 mach 1 front and rear anti-sway bars, 620 1" drop high rate front coil springs, Shelby upper control arm relocation, 11" front disk brakes. Exterior: original Ford springtime yellow paint, louvered hood/hood stripes, GT grill lights, pop-off gas cap, 67 Styled Steel wheels 15x7 (265-50 rears). Interior: 66 style 3" Shelby lap belts (front), 3" H-style shoulder belts, Kenwood 22 watt cassette deck/100 watt Pioneer amp/150 watt Pioneer/7 band equalizer/4 Pioneer 3-way 6X9 speakers, 2 3inch 2 way speakers, fire extinguisher.


This car will consistently turn 14.5 second mile times as it is currently setup.

Rear wheel horsepower 280(flywheel 300)
Rear wheel torque 285

Coming soon:
Mid eye rear leaf springs
Aluminum Driveshaft

Exhaust By Lenny
Lenny & Sons Auto Repair 
102 W Crystal Lake St 
Orlando, FL 
(407) 246-0009 
Engine Tuning By Eddie
Lugo Performance Automotive Inc
2320 Clark St
  Apopka, FL 
(407) 522-1505
Suspension Tuning by Rodney
Tire Kingdom 2216 
Aloma Ave 
Winter Park, FL 
(407) 629-5656

 


for questions or advice on above projects:
email: cmmb@mindspring.com.

 

Trials and tribulations....

 

  

Engine out in 1990.                            Me and my rearend 2000.

 

   

Results of Florida ice (25 mph)                   Irritable over paint remover
only took my eyes off the road for a second.     and engine compartment nooks and crannys.
                                                                (1990)