Shane's 1980 Ford Mustang Ghia
1980 Ghia Hatchback, manufactured August 1979.
Paint code 8w "Chamois Poly"
Fully optioned - full-adjustable drivers seat, map light/upper console,
intermittent wipers, cruise
255 cid 4.2 liter V-8
7.5" 2.26 geared rear-end
Still a 1980 Ghia Hatchback.... :-)
Repainted Black (Summer 1997)
Modern 14" rims - 225/60R 14 tires
Rear spoiler from a 1985 Mustang LX
Hood Scoop from a 1983 Mercury Capri RS Turbo
Modified hood and scoop for ram-air system - easy to do!
Rear taillights from a 1979 Mercury Capri
Sport style steering wheel from 1980 Mustang (to replace nasty old luxury
Center console from 1980 Mustang
Interior changed from tan to black
Engine, Chassis, etc.
Still a 255 cid V-8 with C-4 (looking for a 302 or 351w at the moment...)
Exhaust modifications - later model tailpipe and Hi-Flo muffler
Engine modifications - none really, waiting for the 302!
Air conditioning removed (who needs it on the Oregon coast?)
302 or 351 windsor to replace cheesy 255
B&M shift kit installation coming soon...
Subframe connectors and traction bars
And most of all....
A diffferent rear-end! (Found a traction-lok
3.45 in a Capri I've got my eye on...)
Pics Coming Soon....
I have many pictures of this car in its original grandma-car
state. I hope to get some nice pics online as it is now...good-lookin'
Late-Model Mustang Links:
Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Magazine
Nick's Mustang Corral and Photo Archive
The Mustang Works Online Magazine
LX Coupe's Mustang Drag Racing Site
The Ford V-8 Engine Workshop
Alternative Auto Performance