Brad Bowling
July 20, 2010

Joe Steinmetz’ 1985 Mustang GT “Mighty Mouse”
Specifications Joe Steinmetz' 1985 Mustang GT

Engine
Ford 347-cid V-8

Engine Modifications
SCAT forged steel crankshaft; forged aluminum pistons; Lunati Voodoo camshaft; Motorsport 1.7:1 roller rocker arms; Canfield aluminum heads; ported and polished Edelbrock Torker II intake manifold; Holley electric fuel pumps; Holley pressure regulator; long-tube headers; 2-3/4-inch exhaust system; H-pipe; Flowmaster mufflers; twin Inglese dual 400cfm carburetors; 20W50 synthetic oil; chrome Motorsport oil pan; K&N oil filter; Ford Motorsports 8.8mm plug wires

Engine Management
MSD distributor, coil and ignition box

Driveline
Short-throw Hurst shifter; RAM clutch; Tremec five-speed transmission; aluminum Motorsport driveshaft; 8.8-inch rear axle housing; 4.10:1 gears; Ford Motorsport five-lug axles; '95 Mustang spindles and rotors in front

Chassis
Custom-built subframe connectors; strut-tower-to-firewall brace; six-point rollcage

Suspension
Steeda adjustable 5-Link 2 system; Koni adjustable shocks; Koni springs; adjustable upper rear control arms

Wheels And Tires
American Racing TorqThrust II wheels (17x8 front, 17x9.5 rear); Firestone Wide Oval tires (245/45R17 front, 275/40R17 rear)

Interior
Simpson five-point seatbelts; six-point rollcage; '94 Mustang cloth seats; custom stitching; AutoMeter Phantom tachometer; AutoMeter voltage, oil pressure and water temperature gauges; air/fuel mixture gauge; GTech analyzer; white-faced stock gaugesGrant steering wheel; short-throw Hurst shifter; Tremec knob; aluminum pedals; Alpine CD player, 400-watt amplifier; 12-inch subwoofer

Exterior
Harwood six-inch cowl hood; filled antenna and wiper openings

Numbers
Horsepower: 435 rwhp; Quarter-mile times: 121 mph, 11.50 seconds