Issue 22 Feature: Lovable Lowball

Meet Kermit – Dan Jensen’s $2,721 Cut-Rate ’70 Coupe Story & Photography by Tom Shaw Guys with marketing degrees have lots of na...

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Issue 22 Tech: Early Mustang Rearend Reissue

Story by Tom Shaw and Brian Shephard In with a new, zero-mile rear axle from Currie Enterprises Unless it’s making ugly noises or leaking a lot of g...

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Issue 22 Feature: Fayetteville Frolic

Winding the Arkansas Ozarks Story by Jim Kreuz Photography by Jim Kreuz, Hannah Way, and Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   Holding Third...

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Issue 22 How-To: Eastwood’s 2K Aero-Spray

Story by Tom Shaw Clever packaging brings catalyzed, hardened paint to the rattle can. There are two kinds of restorers: those who mix their paints a...

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Issue 22 Feature: Lovable Lowball

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Meet Kermit – Dan Jensen’s $2,721 Cut-Rate ’70 Coupe Story & Photography by Tom Shaw Guys with marketing degrees have lots of names for the item with the drastically low price — loss leaders, traffic builders, doorbusters, bait. Its job is to grab attention with a sensational headline, pull people into the dealership with hopes of scoring a nice...+

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Issue 22 Tech: Early Mustang Rearend Reissue

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Story by Tom Shaw and Brian Shephard In with a new, zero-mile rear axle from Currie Enterprises Unless it’s making ugly noises or leaking a lot of grease, the rear axle gets almost no attention. It’s probably the most overlooked and underappreciated part of a car. Usually the axle just goes and goes, mile after mile,...+

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Issue 22 Feature: Fayetteville Frolic

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Winding the Arkansas Ozarks Story by Jim Kreuz Photography by Jim Kreuz, Hannah Way, and Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   Holding Third gear, I’m watching the tach sweep clockwise while accelerating into a rising switchback cutting through the wooded hills of Highway 16, deep in the Ozarks of northwest Arkansas. This is the kind of road...+

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Issue 22 How-To: Eastwood’s 2K Aero-Spray

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Story by Tom Shaw Clever packaging brings catalyzed, hardened paint to the rattle can. There are two kinds of restorers: those who mix their paints and shoot them out of a cup gun, and those who stick to aerosol cans. The first group has much more control over their painting, but with that control comes large, noisy air compressors;...+

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Issue 22 Feature: Best of the Bosses

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With the Boss 351 Mustang, Ford saved the best for last Story by Donald Farr Photography by Steve Statham There was a lot going on at Ford Motor Company in the summer of 1970. In the Trans-Am racing series, the Boss 302s driven by Parnelli Jones and George Follmer were locked in a championship battle with Mark Donahue’s Javelin. At...+

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Issue 21 Tech: Troubleshooting Instruments

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Fixing the flow of electricity to ground. Story and photography by Jim Smart Your Mustang’s instrument panel is probably one of the most trouble-free components there is — at least until something goes wrong. Turn the key and the needles either don’t respond or peg. Perhaps your temperature gauge wanders and you don’t know if your engine is overheating or too cold....+

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Issue 21 Feature: Purity of Purpose

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story and photography by Tom Shaw   It’s tradition—the young bride wears white. It’s a symbol of fidelity, of purity. So it’s fitting that white is the color of Phil Florio’s ’64½ Mustang. It’s pure of design, of intent, of message, of purpose. It’s pure Mustang spirit. Phil was a young car enthusiast in the New...+

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Issue 21 Feature: The Farr Files

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’66 Shelby GT350. The Had-Core hot rod gets a softer edge. Story by Donald Farr Photography by David Newhardt, courtesy of Mecum Auctions Carroll Shelby only wanted to race. In 1962, after a heart problem forced him out of the driver’s seat, the almost 40-year-old Texan fulfilled a life-long dream by developing his own sports car, the Cobra, an...+

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Issue 21 Feature: California-Styled Sprint

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Victor Sarguis’ ’72 Mustang coupe goes mod. Story and Photography by Nelson Cardadeiro Ford’s Sprint option goes back a ways, to 1966. The Sprint package disappeared for a few years, but returned for 1972 with a bang. In late February 1972, Ford reintroduced the Mustang Sprint as a bold, patriotic appearance option tied in to the 1972 Olympics. Available on the...+

Issue 21 Tech: Diagnostic detectives.

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The case of the errant current. Story by Tom Shaw When your tire is flat, you know what to do. When your gasket leaks, you know what to do. When your electrical system goes wonky, working right sometimes and sometimes not, the remedy is not always obvious. When the individual components check out good, but the system doesn’t work, what do...+