1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

Why a vintage race Mustang? Cool sounds, cool vibe. And rather zippy, too.

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Apr
10
Apr 10, 2021
Our Mustang Will Lap the Field at Daytona, Right? | Project Vintage Race Mustang

With any luck, we'll be able to replicate Olly Bryant's HSR Classic24 run at Daytona back in 2016.

Mar
29
Mar 29, 2021
How to Prep Store-Bought Exhaust Headers for Track Use | Project Vintage Race Mustang

We lightly modify a set of store-bought headers to meet the needs of our Mustang racer.

Mar
14
Mar 14, 2021
Buying A Used Race Engine | Project Vintage Race Mustang

For our Mustang vintage racer, we bought a used racer engine. So, what did we get?

Mar
08
Mar 8, 2021
Preparing Torq Thrust D Wheels for Racing | Project Vintage Race Mustang

Cobra Automotive recommends running American Racing Torq Thrust D wheels on our vintage Mustang racer. Thankfully, we had a set laying around.

Feb
22
Feb 22, 2021
Roll Cage Prep: Stripping the Interior | Project Vintage Race Mustang

We arrived at Cobra Automotive at 3:00 p.m., only to find out the roll cage builder would be there tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m.

Feb
15
Feb 15, 2021
Collecting Mustang Parts | Project Vintage Race Mustang

How many parts does a racecar need? We made a list.

Jan
27
Jan 27, 2021
Scoring a Deal on a Used, Legal Race Engine | Project Vintage Race Mustang

The good news? Cobra Automotive owner Curt Vogt told us we made a good buy. The better news? He had a race engine for our Mustang vintage racer.

Jan
17
Jan 17, 2021
Finding the Right Starting Point for Our Vintage Race Build | Project Vintage Race Mustang

Sometimes the perfect project shows up when you least expect it. Such was the case for our vintage Mustang race car project.

Dec
31
Dec
18
Dec 18, 2020
Cobra Automotive Shows Us How to Build a Vintage Race Mustang | Project Vintage Race Mustang

One of the best ways to ensure a successful project? Ask an expert what they know on the matter.

Dec
18
Dec 18, 2020
Project Vintage Race Mustang: What About Racing a Real Shelby?

Why didn't we pick up a real Shelby Mustang race car? A peek at the numbers will help us explain our final decision.

Nov
17
Nov 17, 2020
Project Vintage Race Mustang: What Does It Take to Go Vintage Racing?

Why is there a vintage Mustang project on Grassroots? Because, frankly, it looks cool, sounds cool and is even a fun way to get on track

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