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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2015, 02:30:06 pm »






Some things are changed since theses pics were taken .
had many 428 CJ and SCJ cars over the last 30 years.I currently own a 68 1/2 coupe and a 69 R code SCJ Coupe and a 70 R code SCJ Cougar Eliminator .I am looking for a 70 428 coupe if anybody knows of one for sale.

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2015, 02:40:12 pm »






had many 428 CJ and SCJ cars over the last 30 years.I currently own a 68 1/2 coupe and a 69 R code SCJ Coupe and a 70 R code SCJ Cougar Eliminator .I am looking for a 70 428 coupe if anybody knows of one for sale.

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2015, 11:07:12 pm »
That's one good looking car.
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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #18 on: October 28, 2015, 12:27:19 am »
And quite fast
had many 428 CJ and SCJ cars over the last 30 years.I currently own a 68 1/2 coupe and a 69 R code SCJ Coupe and a 70 R code SCJ Cougar Eliminator .I am looking for a 70 428 coupe if anybody knows of one for sale.

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #19 on: October 28, 2015, 08:39:21 am »
I figured you were being weight conscious with this one when I didn't see a heater present and the lack of sound deadener in the rear wheel wells  ;).  3120 is getting it down there.  That's something I never tried to do much of.  My formula scaled at 3690 without a driver, and I'd bet my SCJ is going to come in somewhere in that range as well.  Of course mine are built to also enjoy on the street as much as possible so all the options it left the factory with are intact (brakes/steering/radio etc), and they have to run on pump gas, so I leave quite a bit on the table as far as ET's go.
  Maybe someday I'll get more serious and purposely build something for the class with weight in mind.  I'll start a thread on mine when I get the dyno numbers.   Very neat Steve to see the cars used like this.  Keep it up.

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #20 on: October 28, 2015, 10:54:07 am »
Thanks for the look around your engine compartment.  Really very nicely set up and organized.  Congratulations on the horsepower your making and the times your getting.  Brian
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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #21 on: October 28, 2015, 02:41:25 pm »
Looks great, how'd you manage to get that Chevy distributor to fit ?      Just kidding,  ;D  , John
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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #22 on: October 28, 2015, 02:55:49 pm »
That's one of the changes used it on the dyno and changed it out this spring , have a Ford Duraspark in it now .
had many 428 CJ and SCJ cars over the last 30 years.I currently own a 68 1/2 coupe and a 69 R code SCJ Coupe and a 70 R code SCJ Cougar Eliminator .I am looking for a 70 428 coupe if anybody knows of one for sale.

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #23 on: October 28, 2015, 09:16:22 pm »
Great times, nice setup! Beautiful car as well. I was just happy clawing my way to a 12.7 @ 3700lbs. 11's would be outstanding on those tires, I had Micky Thomson et streets with 4:11's to get there!  ( into the 12's that is...).
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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #24 on: October 30, 2015, 05:35:33 pm »
Going back out on Sunday to US41 to try and get in the 11's .Supposed to be 65 and sunny track should be excellent .
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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #25 on: October 30, 2015, 06:15:47 pm »
Thanks for sharing!!

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #26 on: October 30, 2015, 09:27:12 pm »
Good luck ! Definitely sounds like a great day for it !
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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #27 on: November 01, 2015, 10:06:17 am »
Going back out on Sunday to US41 to try and get in the 11's .Supposed to be 65 and sunny track should be excellent .

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #28 on: November 01, 2015, 07:40:11 pm »
Went out today weather was good mid to upper 60's temp and sunny. Made 3 passes before a car wrecked that slowed things way down. First pas was a 1.91 60ft time and a 12.23 at 112.74 mph. Next pass went a 1.89 60 ft 12.17 at 112.89 .Last pass went a bit better 1.87 60ft 12.10 at 113.02.   Just couldn't seem to get a good 60 ft that would have gotten a better et. I will try a newer set of tires next week and see if a 11 something is going to happen .A 1.80 60 ft should get a 11.95 et . Maybe more seat time will get it there only have 8 passes on the car .
had many 428 CJ and SCJ cars over the last 30 years.I currently own a 68 1/2 coupe and a 69 R code SCJ Coupe and a 70 R code SCJ Cougar Eliminator .I am looking for a 70 428 coupe if anybody knows of one for sale.

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Re: Finally got the 68 1/2 pure stock Mustang coupe out to the track
« Reply #29 on: November 01, 2015, 09:27:14 pm »
Still very good times,,! You are definitely knocking on the 11's door. I'm floored you get the traction you do with those tires in that class !! What are you running ,traction masters and about 14lbs tire pressure ?
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