Monday, March 14, 2016

Auction Watch: 1991 Ford Mustang GT 5.0


Take a look a this 1991 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 here on eBay bidding for $6,600 with auction ending in 2 hours (today at 5PM PST).




10 comments:

  1. Were these cobra wheels the best ever on a Fox body? Maybe.

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  2. Those were the dead giveaway for a cobra BITD. They made me initially think the feature car was a cobra on first blush.

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  3. Wanted those wheels on my 4.6 Thunderbird, but the lug circle dimension was different.

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    2. All you need is the hubs off an '03-04 Cobra.

      The fronts are easy and cheap (think early MN12 Birds had to swap to later spindles to use the Mustang hub/bearing)

      The rears are sold as a kit-car part for using the 'Bird rear uprights on e.g. Factory Five Cobras, and are surprisingly expensive:

      http://www.americanmuscle.com/frpp-rear-irs-hub-9904cobra.html

      I think that price has actually come DOWN a bit, I think I paid $180/each for a pair once. You can also redrill the MN12 rear hubs, ideally you also need to sleeve the hub snout out to the Mustang hub-pilot diameter (I've got a DXF drawing of a press-on sleeve for that if you need it...)

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    3. Thanks for the insight, Mrkwong. I was in college when I wanted to do the swap, and didn't have the where-with-all or funds to do the swap. I miss that car - Eibach Springs, Flowmaster exhaust, cold air induction; I fool heartedly traded it in 2001 for an Explorer Sport Trac that my now wife hated, and was sent on its way in short order.

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  4. Outside looks great, might want to remove the garden from the floor mat and give it an engine shampoo. Nice wheels.

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  5. Outside looks great, might want to remove the garden from the floor mat and give it an engine shampoo. Nice wheels.

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  6. Outside looks great, might want to remove the garden from the floor mat and give it an engine shampoo. Nice wheels.

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  7. I have to say that at this point in the evolution of the Fox Mustang market that car was probably a good deal if you can stand the Vehicle Code 23109(c) Red color.

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