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Surprise, Arizona
United States

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Howard City, Michigan
United States


1983 Ford Mustang GL




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About “Kirby”

In 1985, the Mustang GT got the exclusive 5.0 L H.O., with new E5 cylinder heads, a Holley 4-barrel carburetor, a new, more aggressive roller camshaft, a new intake manifold, less restrictive exhaust manifolds, and a pseudo dual exhaust, bringing power to a conservatively rated 210 horsepower. This combination was short lived however, because in 1986, Ford released the first fuel-injected 5.0 L. With the high swirl E6 heads, the early 5.0 H.O. EFI intake, higher compression, and dual exhaust, it made for a motor with an abundance of throttle response and low rpm torque, and a very broad powerband that signed off suddenly, at just 5000 rpm.

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Specs for “Kirby”

2950 pounds (with driver)
Notch Back
GL, not GT or LX

Specs for “”

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Factory Options for “Kirby”

Wood Grain interior Paneling
Vinyls seats

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No factory options listed.


Mods for “Kirby”

86 Long Block (roller cam)
Edelbrock RPM Air Gap Intake
625 CFM Barry Grant Demon Carburetor
K&N Air Filter
Mr. Gasket phenolic 1" open carb spacer
Ford Racing Valve covers
BBK Shorty Headers
BBK H-pipe with no cats
2-chamber 40 series mufflers
Entire Smog System gone
8.8 Rear end with 3.73 gears
4 speed manual converted to a five speed T-5
Pro 5.0 shifter

Maximum Motor Sports lower control arms
H&R Springs
Koni Shocks
84 Saleen wheels

Autometer Water Temp Gauge
Autometer Oil Pressure Guage
84 SVO Steering Wheel
JVC Deck
Kenwood Speakers

Mods for “”

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Photo Albums 1 – 1 of 1

Cover photo of 4 eyed 5.0 album
4 eyed 5.0
Photos: 10

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