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Blakeslee, Pennsylvania
United States


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Apr 19, 2007 at 9:35 pm
say it aint so your givin up already please say your only sellin her cuz your getting another 5.0
Grandviewmustangs’s Profile Photo
Jan 6, 2007 at 10:39 pm
Thanks for your comment. T-tops are special cars. Are you planning to restore it as original or restomod? Either way it can be a nice ride.
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Jan 6, 2007 at 5:15 pm
Nice Stang!

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1986 Ford Mustang LX (Dorothy)

Last updated Dec 19, 2007  

Photo of a 1986 Ford Mustang LX (Dorothy)


My first Mustang, I got her in April '06 after making Eagle.

currently undergoing a v8 swap that is on hiatus until spring,

'87 roller motor
Edelbrock dual plane intake

waiting on money and parts...


(old engine)3.8 (232 c.i.) V6, Auto Trans, 7.5 rear

120 RWHP
top speed of at least 110
mph (she is only 232 CI)

Early production car. (Built before 1/15/86) has Steel valve covers, aluminum heads and intake. Central Fuel injection instead of carb.

"new engine"'87 5.0 roller motor

factory forged pistons
Edelbrock performer 289 dual plane intake manifold

Factory Options

t-tops, all power, AC, rear defrost, console package with control center, map light, remote hatch lock, full gauge package, canyon red interior


GT Rims, Cd Player

working on v8 converson

eventually beefing up the C4 with a shift kit
working on getting it running one day

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well, out with the old and in with the new, ditched the crappy V6 and am a now going with a 5.0 swap that is proly half finished and is still sitting in the same spot since summer lack of funding/new car have postponed the build until later when I can...

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check one off the list

Well, solved Dorothy's headlight problem. Turns out it was the alternator and the Voltage regulator. As I believe I mentioned earlier, the Alternator was pretty crappy to begin with, and I didnt even think of the Voltage Regulator. needless to say,...

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getting short

well, she sprouted an electrical problem... when Dorothy runs, her lights surge on and off, I went through and traced the source to the Altenator. there are three connections, one that is bolted on and two that clip on, of these two, one is red, the other...

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