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General Information

Year
1989
Make
Ford
Model
Mustang LX
Color
Smoke Metallic Blue
Packages
Origionally a fully loaded full power 5.0 5-speed car. Grey leather interior option & blue convertible top.
History
Originally delivered to Los Angeles, Ca dealer, bought by 1st owner whom lived in Ohi, Ca. 2nd owner bought car & left it to rot in the back of a trailer park for a decade plus due to a blown head gasket. Left exposed to the sun & salt air during that time rotted out the top, interior, & the trunk lid. When I picked it up; it had all of the fore mentioned issues plus non operational brakes, 4- flat tires, front end damage from someone backing up into it, dead alternator, & dead battery.
1989 Ford Mustang LX (Smoke Metallic Blue)

Modifications

Drivetrain
331 stroker, Edelbrock RPMII intake, Accufab 75mm throttle body, MAS 75mm mass air meter, 30lbs injectors, AFR 185 emissions heads, Comp. Cams stainless steel Magnum roller rockers, Comp. Cams XE274 roller cam, BBK 1&3\4" long tube headers, 2.5" BBK H-pipe with catalytic converters, Flowmaster 2.5" cat-back with no name fiberglass packed stainless steel mufflers added in. All stock smog system still intact & functional. Zex wet N2O system.
Interior
TMI grey tweed front seat covers & seat foam. Rear seat fabric used on plywood to make a rear seat delete kit. Maximum Motorsports 6-point roll cage with swing out door bars. Autometer digital tach. with shift light; oil & temp gauges as well. MSD 3-step retard box with timing adjust hidden in the glove box; MSD digital 6AL mounted just below the glove box. LMR drink holder console lid.
Exterior
I replaced the rear deck lid with 3rd brake light & plastic rack with an early convertible smooth trunk lid. I spray canned the car in the same factory 3R smoke blue paint & added white stripes with Wimbledon white spray canned paint.
Audio
331 stroker, Lakewood Bell-housing, TKO600, FRPP aluminum driveshaft, FRPP 4.10 gear, Explorer rear diff., 31-spline Superior hardened axles, Roush differential cover.
Suspension
Stock spring at all four corners. Front; just Lakewood 70\30 struts & removed stock sway bar. Rear: Baseline Suspensions "Street Launch" upper control arm assembly, Maximum Motorsports drag lower control arms, stock sway bar, independently adjustable air bags in both rear coil springs.
Wheel and Tire
Wheels are Centerline Warriors; 15x5" up front & 15x8" in back. 275-50-15 Nitto 555 drag radials out back & generic 195-65-15's up front.

At the drag strip, I swap on a set of 15x8" Weld Superlites in the rear with 26x8.5" M\T drag slicks.

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