Wayne Cook
October 1, 2007
Photos By: Paul Rosner

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The Details
'65 Mustang Fastback

Owner: Brett Evans
Glen Carbon, IL

Engine

  • 427ci stroker
  • Dart block
  • Scat 4340 crankshaft
  • Scat 4340 6.200-inch connecting rods
  • JE Pistons
  • 8.0:1 compression
  • Trick Flow High Port cylinder heads
  • Ford Racing E303 camshaft, 0.498 lift, 220 degrees duration
  • Super Victor intake manifold
  • 900-cfm Holley carburetor
  • Precision 76mm turbocharger set to 15 psi boost
  • Installation by C&S Specialties of St. Louis
  • MSD 6AL ignition

    Transmission

  • C4 three-speed automatic
  • Built by Transmission Specialties
  • 3,500-stall speed ATI torque converter

    Rearend

  • Competition Engineering sheetmetal, 9-inch
  • Traction-Lok
  • 3.27 gears
  • 35 spline axles

    One of the few visual tip-offs to this car's potential is the air-intake port just behind the honeycomb grille. It directs a cold-air charge directly down the throat of the 76mm turbocharger.

    Exhaust

  • 1-5/8-inch primary custom headers
  • 2-1/2-inch crossover pipe
  • 3-1/2-inch exhaust tubing
  • 3-1/2-inch DynoMax Bullet mufflers

    Suspension
    Front: Stock springs, QA1 shocks, sway bar removed
    Rear: Stock leaf springs, QA1 shocks, Cal Trac traction bars

    Brakes
    Front: Aerospace drag brake kit, 10 1/4-inch-diameter rotors
    Rear: Wilwood, 10 1/2-inch discs

    Wheels
    Front: Bogart Racing D-10, 15x5
    Rear: Bogart Racing D-10, 15x10

    Tires
    Front: BFGoodrich G-Force Sport, P225/50R15
    Rear: Mickey Thompson ET Street Radial, P275/60R15

    Interior
    Summit Racing seats, Auto Meter gauges, RPC steering wheel, Hurst Quarter Stick shifter, Simpson five-point harnesses, rollcage by McCoy Race Cars of St. Louis, Alpine stereo, JL Audio amplifiers, Rockford Fosgate speakers, dual Optima batteries mounted in trunk, Summit Racing 20-gallon fuel cell

    Exterior
    Silver paint job by Creative Customs of St. Louis, blue Shelby-style Le Mans stripes, 4-inch cowl hood, racing-style side mirrors

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