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1988 Mustang GT with 2011 Coyote 5.0 swap

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16th November

This Mustang started life as an 1988 GT and spent most of that time in California. When S & S Auto found the car it was in rough condition but clean of rust and ready for a build. The car was stripped down to sheetmetal in 2006 for a complete rebuild from front to back.

Some of the details of our build included:

4 wheel custom built disc brakes
Coil over  QA1/race craft suspension
Custom built fuel system
Roll cage
Removed rear seats
Custom built interior
Hand built Autometer instrument cluster
Vintage legend lime gold paint
18 bullit wheels

Five years after the initial rebuild it was time for a new motor. In February 2011 we installed a new from factory 2011 5.0 Ford “Coyote”  crate engine and a 6 speed manual transmission.  In just under a month of late nights after regular S&S Auto business we completed this project including …

1990 Mustang LX

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16th November

This Mustang was rescued from Texas from another owner with hopes of restoration that was in a bit over his head. You could call the ‘stang a “basket case” when it was delivered to S&S. The unfinished project car was received in pieces with fenders, hood,  and bumpers in the vehicle where an interior should have been.

We started by stripping the car down and rebuilding from the ground up. First the suspension was replaced with all upgraded parts. The brake system was borrowed from a 2004 Mustang Cobra and customized to fit. S&S rebuilt a 306 Ford engine with ported aluminum heads, Edelbrock intake manifold, Paxton supercharger, headers, and 3 inch Flowmaster exhaust.

The interior was also completely redone  with new seats, door panels, carpet,  and headliner all completed in house. As a finishing touch the Mustang took Sonic Blue Ford paint and …