Mark Houlahan
Tech Editor, Mustang Monthly
December 1, 2006
Photos By: Chick Key

The Details
1968 Mustang fastback
Owner: Doug and Amy Allen, Crete, IL

'99 Cobra 4.6 four-valve engine
320 hp at 6,000 rpm
315 lb-ft of torque at 4,750 rpm
57mm throttle body
Stock electronics
K&N Generation II FIPK

Tremec T-45 five-speed
'99 Cobra flywheel
'99 Cobra clutch

3.27 gears

'99 Cobra H-pipe
'99 Cobra mufflers
Custom-bent 409 stainless dual exhaust
'68 rolled-tip dual outlets

Front: '99 Cobra Macpherson strut, Ford Racing lowering springs, Koni adjustable struts, '99 Cobra lower control arms, '99 Cobra rack-and-pinion steering, Hotchkis caster/camber plates
Rear: '99 Cobra IRS, Hypercoil 600 lb/in coil springs, DVS Restorations 2-inch lowering conversion on IRS subframe, Koni coilover single adjustable shocks
Custom-made subframe connectors
Stainless steel strut-tower braces

Front: '99 Cobra, 13-inch rotor, production '99 Cobra brake pads
Rear: '99 Cobra, 11.65-inch rotor, production '99 Cobra brake pads

Front: Ford Racing GT wheel, 17x8
Rear: Ford Racing GT wheel, 17x8

Front: Goodyear Eagle, P245/45ZR17
Rear: Goodyear Eagle, P245/45ZR17

Deluxe interior, Interior Dcor Group
Roof and floor console
Fold-down rear seat
Woodgrain steering wheel
Tilt-a-way steering column
Custom-designed offset shifter with five-speed pattern, reverse lockout used to engage traction control
Auto Meter digital speedometer grafted to 160-mph-style gauge face
Power windows and door locks

BASF Glasurit 22 black urethane with BASF Glasurit 930-455 clear, C-stripe under clear
Turn-signal hood
Pop-open gas cap
Sport mirrors
Bumper guards
Hella grille-mounted Black Magic foglights