Car Details:

  • ENGINE: 4.6-liter DOHC V-8
  • HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 305@5,800 rpm/300@4,800 rpm
  • TRANSMISSION: Five-speed manual, Steeda Tri-Ax shortie shifter
  • FUEL ECONOMY: 18 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, 16.4 mpg test
  • CURB WEIGHT: 3393 lbs (11.1 lbs/hp)
  • FUEL CAPACITY: 14 gal.
  • TIRES: BF Goodrich G-Force Sport Comp II 245/45ZR17 on 1999 Cobra 17×9 wheels
  • INSTRUMENTS: Speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, water temperature, oil pressure, battery voltage, digital clock.
  • EQUIPMENT: Power windows, power door locks, power mirrors, cruise control, air conditioner, leather seats, AM-FM stereo radio with cassette and CD, Sirius XM receiver, anti-lock braking, dual air bags.
  • STICKER PRICE: $26,645

Modifications:

  • 1999 Mustang Cobra wheels with SVT center caps
  • Flowmaster Super 44 cat back exhaust system with stainless tailpipes
  • Steeda Tri-Ax shifter, Ford Racing shift knob
  • Steeda rear anti-sway bar
  • Cobra emblem in the grill area
  • Sirius XM radio receiver with FM adapter to transmit to stock Mach 460 sound system
  • subwoofer tube in trunk
  • original window sticker and SVT registration paperwork
  • Ford racing clutch kit and throw-out bearing (at 73k miles)
  • Royal Purple 5W-30 oil

The Story:

I bought this car in June of 2002 after having owned a couple of SN95s  prior.  At the time I also owned a 1987 Buick Regal Turbo T which was an odd pairing in my garage being that these cars were enemies in the 80’s and early 90’s.  Anyway, I didn’t change a whole lot about the car and just performed a few upgrades that are mostly needed on any SN95 Mustang.  I am not big on changing appearances but rather function.  The car still gets a lot of compliments on the street since it looks so good and is maintained so well.  I only put about 3-4 thousand miles a year on it and it is always stored inside so the paint still glistens like new after over 20 years.

Photoshoot July 7, 2018

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