1968 Ford Mustang 428 Cobra Jet
To keep the mustang competitive ford redesigned the pony car to shoehorn in their larger big block power plants.
1968 ford mustang 428 cobra jet. Here is a set of accurate reproduction hood pin lanyards correct for a 1969 mustang torino mach 1 this i s a pair. This is because your speedometer is controlled by two small gears that are optimized for a particular combination of tire size rear end gear ratio and transmission type. 1968 shelby mustang gt 500 convertible cobra tribute same previous owner since 2008 10 years 351 cid cleveland v 8 engine with cobra accessories has genuine shelby cobra parts such as center cons. In its first two years the mustang was a phenomenal success but ford engineers knew they couldnt sit back and and let the competition catch up.
Note that all 1968 metuchen cobra jet production was shelby gt500kr. On january 28 1968 hubert platt introduced the 428 cobra jet mustang to the racing world during the ahra winter nationals held at lions drag strip near los angeles. Note that all 1970 shelby mustangs were actually left over unsold 1969 models that were re numbered and modified slightly for sale in the 1970 model year. The ford mustang is an american car manufactured by fordit was originally based on the platform of the second generation north american ford falcon a compact car.
The introduction of the mustang created a new class of automobile known as the pony carthe mustangs styling with its long hood and short deck proved wildly popular and inspired a host of competition. Boss shelby 302 429 428 427 cobra jet. Welcome to the mustang 428 cobra jet registry. 1968 ford mustang fastback project 1413 1968 ford mustang fastback project car.
The original 1962 ford mustang i two seater concept car had evolved into the 1963 mustang ii four seater concept car which ford used to pretest how the public would take interest in the first production mustang. The first generation ford mustang was manufactured by ford from march 1964 until 1973. Statistics provided courtesy of marti auto works and the shelby american automobile club.