Ford has their NHRA-spec Cobra Jet for sanctioned drag racing, but they are/were only available to professional racers, not to mention they are far from street-legal. What’s a Ford fanboi to do when he desires the ultimate in late-model Mustangs? Build one himself.
Here’s the specs on this special Michigan-based car, which we caught on RacingJunk.com:
- 2011 Mustang GT Cobra Jet clone with 15,500 miles
- 5.0L Coyote supercharged V8 (professionally built and assembled by Blue Collar Performance) with 7500 miles
- 9.5:1 Diamond pistons, Manley Rods, TSS billet oil pump, ATI damper, ARP head studs, SFI flex plate
- Heads with trick flow valve springs, Manley valves, plus valve job and port work
- Kooks long-tube headers with Kooks off-road H pipe and Roush axle back mufflers
- Ford Racing 2.3L TVS supercharger with high-flow inlet elbow and SCJ mono blade throttle body, 2.8-inch supercharger pulley with custom 8-rib blower drive, larger intercooler, and intercooler coolant tank
- 6R80 6-speed automatic transmission built with HD clutches, billet intermediate shaft, and deep pan, and Circle D 3200-stall torque convertor
- 8.8 rear with welded tubes, Detroit locker, 3.31 gears with girdle, Moser axles with extended length studs, Shaftmaster driveshaft, and Strange C-clip eliminator
- 6-point chrome-moly roll bar, Tokico D-spec adjustable shocks and struts with Cobra Jet springs front and rear, CHE lower control arm, upper control arm and mount, Panhard bar, and relocation brackets
- Race Star wheels 15×4 front and 15×10 rear with Mickey Thompson SR radials front and 295/55/15 ET Streets rear
- Body built with all Ford Racing parts, such as fiberglass cowl hood, hood pins, faux gas cap, upgraded graphics package, front grille and grille emblem, radiator support, strut mount upgrade, flush mount side window louvers, Agent 47 retro side mirrors, and NGR lightweight racing seats
Seller claims he did the 2011 Hot Rod Power Tour, showed it in the 2011 Detroit Autorama, appeared on the Pass Time TV show in 2012, and participated in 2013 Hot Rod Drag Week.
For a “fun, fast, and cool car to drive where everything is done first-class [without] short cuts on parts or build,” you could do a lot worse for $43,700 or “best offer.”