Modified 1986 Mustang GT

Posted Jun 17, 2017 | Hits: 31 | Stock No: #2592
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Ad Type: For Sale
Country: USA
Region: CA
City: San Juan Capistrano
Zip: 92675
Year: 1986
Vehicle Make: Ford
Vehicle Model: Mustang GT - Modified
VIN: 1FABP28M0GF162263
Hours on Engine: ~5000 miles
Transmission: Manual
Spares List: 750 Holley Double Pumper
Types of Payments Accepted:
Money Order
Are you willing to accept trades?: No

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1986 Mustang GT - modified - Original 5.0 replaced with a 1965 solid-lifter 289 Cobra motor, 0.30 over and completely rebuilt by my ex-GM Mechanic brother with professionally reworked 'good' heads, a wild Comp Cam, Weind very High-Rise (Similar to a Tunnel Ram and can take 1 or 2 carburators) and Holley 650 cfm Double-Pumper (also have a 750 cfm), Mac headers(need recoating), exhaust system and long chrome tips, Mallory, MSD and Accel for elec. The 289 is mated to the original type but upgraded 5-speed in the car. The car's unibody is completely braced, front and rear sway bars and includes stiffer springs as well as Tokico Gas Shocks (adjustable to 5 positions), as it was built with Road Racing in mind and also has quicker Steering. The brakes are from a Lincoln which was a straight swap and stops the car very quickly as well as allowing 5-bolt wheels. The wheels (shown in jacked-up mode) are custom, polished Aluminum with the center hubs from a Wheel shop that were licensed to build wheels with the 1970's Porsche Targa 5-spoke centers, they are 9.5" x 16" frt and 11" x 16" rear and shod with Michelin XGTZ tires; 255/50 ZR 16 frt and 315/40 ZR 16 rear. The rearend is the stock 8,8 posi of 3.73 ratio. Note that I have parts receipts.
However - here's the situation; I am the original owner having bought the car new in California, and after 175k miles on the old 5.0, I was looking to buy a stronger 5.0 or 351 Windsor crate motor, but my brother and I found this Cobra motor and he offered to build it - this was in North Carolina and he put the car together with the above-noted parts in 1997-1998. It was licensed in NC and has only been driven approximately 5K miles since built, primarily in California, but was not registered here. The car has been stored with 2 car covers, wheel covers and on jacks at my mothers house since about 2003 and has not been run since. NOTE; the engine will now start, but the carburator needs a rebuild. It had run very well and was quick, but the rear main seal needs to be a heavier wax-impregnated rope type(marine), since the old motor mated to the new trans caused oil leakage. My brother was going to do this but was not in the US for a long time and then when he came back I departed the US in the car has just it will need the oil pan, valve cover gaskets replaced, and the carb rebuilt with a carb kit(I also have). It's really a nice car but I had a daily driver. Note that I have priced the car very reasonably at $5400. Note that the wheels themselves are worth a lot of money(they're gorgeous!) as I paid ~$1700 back then and the motor is a bit rare. The body is in very good shape, only a couple rust spots - one up high behind the 'louvers' and on the trunk drip edge. The interior is in good shape, no tears on the upholstery,but would suggest replacing the original carpeting. Viewing is by appointment in San Juan Capistrano and can call at 949 429 3703 or 949 422 1843. Ask for Steve

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