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Shane's 1980 Ford Mustang Ghia


Original:
  • 1980 Ghia Hatchback, manufactured August 1979.
  • Paint code 8w "Chamois Poly"
  • Fully optioned - full-adjustable drivers seat, map light/upper console, intermittent wipers, cruise

  •      control, air-conditioning.
  • 255 cid 4.2 liter V-8
  • C-4 transmission
  • 7.5" 2.26 geared rear-end
  • Current Specs:

    Exterior:

  • Still a 1980 Ghia Hatchback....  :-)
  • Repainted Black (Summer 1997)
  • Modern 14" rims - 235/60R 14 "Grand-Am" tires
  • Rear spoiler from a 1985 Mustang LX
  • Working hood scoop from a 1983 Mercury Capri RS Turbo
  • Rear taillights from a 1979 Mercury Capri
  • Interior:

  • Sport style steering wheel from 1980 Mustang (to replace nasty old luxury wheel)
  • Center console from 1980 Mustang
  • Interior changed from tan to black
  • Engine, Chassis, etc.

  • B&M Shift Kit installed 12-15-98
  • 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...
  • Air conditioning removed (who needs it on the Oregon coast?)
  • Sound-deadener removed, but being replaced this summer...too loud and stinky