Mustang II, A return to concept

The second-generation Ford Mustang, marketed as the Ford Mustang II, is a two- or three-door, four-passenger, front-engine/rear-drive pony car manufactured and marketed by Ford from 1973 to 1978. Introduced in September 1973 for the model year 1974, the Mustang II arrived roughly coincident with the oil embargo of 1973 and subsequent fuel shortages.[3] It arrived 490 pounds lighter and almost 19 inches…

Happy 56th Birthday Mustang

  ALL ABOUT THE FIRST MUSTANG Every great story has a memorable beginning, and the genesis of the Ford Mustang is no exception. One of the most popular and longest-running automobiles in the United States, the Mustang has been a global phenomenon since it rolled off the assembly line for the first time in the…

66 Fairlane 500 with MDL’s 5-Speed Upgrade

Bill Armstrong’s TREMEC-Equipped 1966 Ford Fairlane 500 A regular feature on the TREMEC blog is a spotlight on the people behind the wheel of #TREMECequipped vehicles. We share stories about their vehicle and why they enjoy shifting gears for themselves and working the third pedal. This month’s customer spotlight is on Bill Armstrong and his…

Meet The BOSS

MEET THE BOSS The Boss 429 is recognized as being among some of the rarest and highly valued muscle cars to date. In total there were 1359 original Boss 429s made. The origin of the Boss 429 was to fulfill Ford’s need to homologate the 429 semi-hemispherical engine for NASCAR racing. Ford was seeking to develop an engine…

1971-73 Ford Mustang

1971-73 Ford Mustang Lee Iacocca, who introduced the Mustang on April 17th, 1964 just 7 years later was unhappy with the car and what had happened to the original idea of the Mustang. Which was the Mustang created the “pony car“ class of American muscle cars, distinguished as affordable sporty coupes with long hoods and short rear…

GT350H

THE 1966 SHELBY GT350H The Shelby GT350H was a special promotion, dreamed up between Ford, Carroll Shelby, and Hertz rent a car. It’s a little absurd that in 1966 you could rent a powerful muscle car, and the Shelby GT350H was powerful. Each associated company had their own reasons for agreeing to participate in this.…

MUSTANG COBRA II

WHAT IS THE MUSTANG COBRA II? In a way, perhaps no one variant illustrates the perceived missteps of the second generation “Mustang II” than the Cobra II. Produced for three years between 1976 and 1978, the Cobra II offered little of substance over the stock pony cars. That being said, the Cobra II sports a…