1985 Ford Mustang GT - T-Roof Hatchback
Why This Car Is Special
The Ford Mustang is as iconic as they come, and the early 80s was a
time of rebuilding the name. The Fox Body platform offered great
performance, good economy, plenty of options and lots of visual
This particular Mustang has a Marti Report listing all the specs on
the car when it was delivered, but, it has undergone a serious
upgrade of the entire drivetrain to make it a seriously fast street
machine while still carrying the look and stance of an original Fox
Too many to list here. See below.
This 1985 Mustang mechanically has been reborn with a redone
performance build of the 5.0 engine. It is running a fresh,
intercooled, twin T-4 turbo 5.0, with approximately 800 miles on
motor, running only 6 conservative psi of boost.
Inside it has Forged pistons, Trick Flow Stage 1 kit with their
170cc heads, cam & hydraulic roller lifters, roller rockers,
pushrods, upper & lower intake, Davis Unified Ignition (DUI) Hot
Forged Billet distributor with 45,000 volt Screamin' Demon coil,
Holley Terminator X electronic fuel injection with handheld,
dash-mounted, control panel/screen, 60 lb. Siemans Deka High
Impedence fuel injectors, 340 lph Deatschwerks high pressure fuel
pump with Aeromotive regulator, Black braided PTFE (Teflon) supply
and return lines with -AN fittings.
The chassis sports a TRZ Motorsports K-frame, Tubular control arms,
Adjustable caster/camber plates, Strange adjustable coil overs,
5-lug conversion with slotted and drilled rotors and ceramic pads,
Power brakes work perfectly since added electric vacuum pump, Power
steering rack is new and is connected to a late model Ford electric
power steering pump, because the factory serpentine pump won't fit
with the Turbo setup. Steering is tight and very responsive.
It also has factory air conditioning that is charged and works well
even on the hottest Florida days.
Other mods include the Aluminum radiator and integrated dual Ford
Contour electric fan/shroud assembly, TREMEC TKO 600 transmission
with QuickTime bellhousing, RAM clutch & pressure plate, 3 1/2"
aluminum Performance Shaft Technologies (PST) driveshaft with 1350
ujoints, a Posi 8.8 rear with 3.55 gears. 31 spline, 5-lug Moser
axles with 5/8" studs, TRZ Motorsports tubular upper and lower arms
mounted to a Wildrides "S" box good to 3000 horsepower, a TRZ
anti-roll bar, Strange adjustable shocks, and Strange disc
This setup will NOT break even on the hardest launches on slicks.
Line lock is installed, with the activation switch incorporated on
the shifter ball. The 4-point roll bar is welded/tied to tubular
subframe connectors and is welded in the CORRECT way. There is ZERO
flex in this chassis.
The exhaust is handled by 2 1/2" dual exhaust with H pipe, all the
way to the back, with factory stainless tailpipes, giving that
factory original look, despite the twin turbos.
Interior is immaculate and retains the two/tone grey high back
bucket seats, new carpet, factory dash with Autometer Phantom
gauges, a Pioneer AM/FM/CD stereo system with BOSS Audio Systems
100 watt amp and subwoofer, brand new door panels, armrests,
steering wheel, and dash pad.
Our 1985 Fox Body wears its white paint scheme with the black trim,
black rear spoiler, T-top with all the window seals new, new
Carlite factory tinted windshield, power windows and a Fiberglass
Kaenen 3 1/2" cowl hood with Redline Tuning struts.
The power door locks work perfectly, since installed new power
window motors and new power door lock actuators, and new switches,
all lights, switches, wipers, windshield washers, horns, signals,
4-way/emergency flashers also work.
It rides on Weld Prostars all the way around, 15x8 in the rear with
new Nitto NT555RII Drag Radials, 295-50-15 and Fronts are 15x4 with
These Fox Body Mustangs are going up in value, and this modified
1985 Ford Mustang GT we have here at Skyway Classics is one of the
fastest you will ever see. This car is safe and FUN to drive
Give us a call at 941-254-6608.
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