1968 Mercury Cyclone GT 427 Nostalgia Drag Racer. Started life as factory 390 GT 4-speed car. Restored Arizona rust free car in Hugger Orange livery. Converted to nostalgia drag racer in the 1990's.Originaly built with a 428 Cobra Jet motor but switched to a real 427 FE Side Oiler with 600+HP,Dove ported Aluminum heads. Special light weight C-4 drag race transmission w/4,500 rpm stall converter. 9" Ford Strange Hi-Nickel 3rd member and Strange 4.33 gears w/Spool. Mark Williams drive line bog tube, Cal-Tracks rear suspension, Four wheel disc brakes, New Mickey Thompson E.T.Drag slicks/30x9.0x15 on light weight Monocoque Aluminum wheels, Complete Autometer dash and Pro-Comp-2 play back tach, MSD 7AL-2, Line lock, Shift Lite, Recaro Hi-Back seats w/ safety gear/Simpson seat belts, LeCarrera leather wrapped steering wheel, Accusump oil accumulater, Fire extinguisher, Roll cage w/padding, Four(4)passes on current 427 drive train. Best time at Firebird Raceway 10.3 @ 137mph. Race ready. Check out pics. This is a gorgeous car. Has won numerous Good Guy Show awards and Ford Magazine Feature articles.
Built into Nostalgia Drag race car in early 1990's
Recent Competition History
Numerous Good Guys show awards and Ford Magazine feature articles.