Joe Greeves
July 1, 2009
Don't let the custom paint fool you into thinking this is just another pretty face. This '67 S-Code runs a rejuvenated 390 V-8 pumping 500 horsepower into a bulletproof TCI three-speed automatic. Suspension changes, disc brakes, and sticky Nitto rubber ensure that it goes as good as it looks.

The Details
Chris Muchata's '67 Mustang Hardtop

Engine

  • 390ci FE big-block
  • 4.05-inch bore
  • 3.78-inch stroke
  • Comp Cams hydraulic cam
  • Edelbrock aluminum heads
  • Edelbrock Performer intake
  • 750 Holley four-barrel carburetor
  • MSD 6AL ignition
  • MSD Blaster coil
  • Flex-a-lite Black Magic electric fan
  • Northern Aluminum radiator
  • Concept One serpentine drive system

Transmission

  • TCI Super Street Fighter C6 three-speed automatic
  • TCI shift improvement kit
  • TCI 10-inch 3,500-rpm stall converter
  • B&M Street Bandit shifter

Rearend

  • Powdercoated 9-inch
  • Traction-Lok differential
  • 31-spline axles
  • 3.50 gears

Exhaust

  • JBA 1¾-inch primary stainless steel headers
  • 2½-inch dual exhaust
  • Flowmaster 40-Series mufflers

Suspension

  • Front: TCI tubular A-arms, Global West adjustable coilovers
  • Rear: five-leaf springs, Competition Engineering Slide-A-Link traction bars, QA1 shocks

Brakes

  • Front: 11-inch rotor, four-piston caliper
  • Rear: 11-inch rotor, single-piston caliper

Wheels

  • Front: Raceline Striker, polished, 17x8
  • Rear: Raceline Striker, polished, 17x10

Tires

  • Front: Nitto Extreme NT555, P235/45R17
  • Rear: Nitto Extreme NT555, P275/40R17

Interior

  • Corbeau seats, Billet Specialties pedals and rearview mirror, Billet Specialties steering wheel with custom engraved horn button, Auto Meter Ultra-Lite gauges, Old Air Products A/C system, Pioneer touch screen DVD stereo with two Pioneer amps, 12 component speakers, and two 12-inch subs, three Optima batteries

Exterior

  • Glasurit basecoat/clearcoat finish with maroon and gray two-tone and silver flames, all stock sheetmetal, fiberglass hood, all emblems removed, billet grille