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For Sale at Auction: 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra in Salt Lake City, Utah

Vehicle Description

1978 Ford Mustang King Cobra II

The Ford Mustang II is the second generation of the Mustang line, which was in production from 1973 through to 1978. Each year during this period, a new Ford Mustang II was in production.  In 1978, the King Cobra edition was new to the lineup, and was the final Mustang II model for this second generation. The 1978 Ford Mustang II King Cobra was fairly limited in production with just over 4300 units produced.  As a result, there is some rarity to this car!

The King Cobra II presented at auction received a major overhaul and was expertly built for running at the track.  The car features the following:

  • Auto Meter gauges
  • 8 point cage with frame connectors
  • Kirkey racing  seats with 5 point safety harness
  • Competition Engineering adjustable  ladder bars
  • QA1 adjustable coil over shocks
  • 5 lug 4 wheel Wilwood disc  brakes
  • Weld drag Lites with Mickey Thompson E/T streets and slicks
  •  A.E.D carburetor
  • Victor Junior intake
  • Mallory Ignition
  • Cranfield Heads w/  2.02" intake and 1.60" exhaust valves
  • solid flat tappet Competition Cams (635 intake/620 exhaust)
  • Port matched headers
  • 1970 block with Ford Racing main support
  • Eagle forged crank
  • H-beam rods
  • SRP pistons
  • 12.5:1 compression
  • 7.5 quart Canton oil pan
  • ATI custom torque  converter
  • C-4 super competition trans with transmission brake
  • Inland Empire drive shaft with forged yokes
  • Ford 9" with nodular iron case
  • 4.30  Rear end gears with spool and Moser 35 spline axles
  • This Mustang is Street Legal runs on 110 Octane or 91.  See it and hear it drive on to the Auction Block on May 14!  This car is very clean and built right!

This car has been consigned to the 7th Annual Salt Lake City Classic Car Auction hosted by the Classic Car Auction Group. The auction is Saturday, May 14 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy, Utah. To consign your car and/or to register to bid on this and other cars in the auction go to

Vehicle Details

  • 1978 Ford Mustang Cobra
  • Listing ID: CC-1596046
  • Price: Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Year:1978
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Mustang Cobra
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:0
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
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