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1968 Mercury Cyclone GT 427 Side Oiler

Description:

1968 Mercury Cyclone GT 427 Nostalgia Drag Racer. Started life as factory 390 GT 4-speed car. Restored Arizona rust free car in Hugger Orange livery. Converted to nostalgia drag racer in the 1990's.Originaly built with a 428 Cobra Jet motor but switched to a real 427 FE Side Oiler with 600+HP,Dove ported Aluminum heads. Special light weight C-4 drag race transmission w/4,500 rpm stall converter. 9" Ford Strange Hi-Nickel 3rd member and Strange 4.33 gears w/Spool. Mark Williams drive line bog tube, Cal-Tracks rear suspension, Four wheel disc brakes, New Mickey Thompson E.T.Drag slicks/30x9.0x15 on light weight Monocoque Aluminum wheels, Complete Autometer dash and Pro-Comp-2 play back tach, MSD 7AL-2, Line lock, Shift Lite, Recaro Hi-Back seats w/ safety gear/Simpson seat belts, LeCarrera leather wrapped steering wheel, Accusump oil accumulater, Fire extinguisher, Roll cage w/padding, Four(4)passes on current 427 drive train. Best time at Firebird Raceway 10.3 @ 137mph. Race ready. Check out pics. This is a gorgeous car. Has won numerous Good Guy Show awards and Ford Magazine Feature articles.

  • History: Built into Nostalgia Drag race car in early 1990's
  • Recent Competition History: Numerous Good Guys show awards and Ford Magazine feature articles.
  • Class: Super Stock Drag Rac
  • Weight: 3500 lbs
  • Best Time: 10.3 @ sec
  • Track: Firebird Raceway
  • Engine Builder: KMR
  • Engine Manufacturer: Ford
  • Engine Type: V8
  • Displacement: 427
  • Horsepower: 600+
  • Torque: 500
  • Induction: single plane 4-barrel
  • Heads: Dove ported aluminum
  • Block: Ford Side Oiler
  • Crankshaft: Crower
  • Connecting Rods: Crower
  • Pistons: JE
  • Camshaft: Solid Roller Comp
  • Valves: s/s
  • Valve Train: Roller
  • Clutch: Auto
  • Pressure Plate: auto
  • Flywheel: auto
  • Exhaust: Early Ford Factory cast iron headers
  • Total Time: 4- runs
  • Races: 4
  • Fuel Cell
  • Manufacturer: fuel safe
  • Age: 5-years
  • Capacity: 8 gallon
  • Fuel Pump: electric
  • Fuel Type: race
  • Radiator: aluminum
  • Water Rad Location: front
  • Water Pump: alominum
  • Oil Cooler: yes
  • Oil Cooler Location: front
  • Ignition: MSD
  • Battery: dry cell
  • Transmission Manufacturer: ford
  • Type: Light weight C-4 racing auto
  • Gears: Strange 4.33
  • Shifter: Auto
  • Races: 4
  • Rear End Manufacturer: Strange/Mark Williams
  • Type: 9
  • Ratio: 4.33
  • Case: steel
  • Differential: Bog Tube
  • Construction: factory steel
  • Color: Orange
  • Condition: like new
  • Chassis Type: stock factory
  • Condition: like new
  • Front Suspension: stock
  • Brakes: Corvette aluminum 4- wheel disc
  • Steering: manual
  • Wheels: Moncoque alum.
  • Tires: MT ET Slicks
  • Fire System: yes
  • Gauges: Autometer
  • Steering Wheel: LeCarrera leather
  • Condition: new



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Seller: Race-Cars.com
Joined January 2009
  Mike Walters
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Company Race-Cars.com
Country: United States of America
City: Race-Cars.com
Phone: +1 737 241 3999
+1 737 241 3999
Currency: USD
Condition Used
Trade or Private: Private
Price: $65,000
Added: 05/07/2015
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