We lately launched you to the “Absolutely Torqued” present on The Historical past Channel. In a nutshell, it’s a few gearhead named Steve Pazmany who begins his personal scorching rod store together with his mentor Uncle ″Fowl” Betts, an old-school rodder with deep roots in California drag racing.
We’ve been showcasing Absolutely Torqued builds like this 1971 Chevy C10 and 1974 Ford Bronco to provide you a better have a look at the stuff Steve and Fowl have been bolting collectively.
However lest you assume it is a present about vehicles, take a look at this 1966 Mustang from a current episode.
Steve dragged house the horse automobile with massive plans to redo it as a Professional Touring or autocross experience. Uncle Fowl thinks his pal is nuts and talks him right into a restoration with some upgrades.
On the plus facet, the Mustang was unmolested and had a operating 289 V8 backed by a four-speed guide transmission.
On the minus facet was a Swiss-cheesed ground, some exterior rust bubbles, and really drained burgundy paint.
Fowl dove proper in and rebuilt the 289 with some efficiency goodies like Keith Black pistons, a custom-grind strong camshaft (we’ll offer you an analogous COMP Cams half quantity within the components checklist on the backside of this text), an Edelbrock Performer RPM consumption, Trick Move curler rockers, and Scott Drake 289 Hello-Po exhaust manifolds.
The chassis was rehabbed with KYB shocks, Moog entrance management arms, and a Borgeson energy steering conversion package, and the Mustang’s physique received a brand new ground, door shells, and a bunch of latest trim earlier than it was repainted within the unique burgundy.
Planning an analogous ‘Stang restoration? You may see all of the very important bits and items they used within the components checklist beneath.
Absolutely Torqued 1966 Ford Mustang Components Record
Creator: Alan Rebescher
Editor, creator, PR man—Alan Rebescher has completed all of it in a 25 12 months profession within the excessive efficiency business. He has written and photographed many function tales and tech articles for Summit Racing and numerous magazines together with Sizzling Rod, Automotive Craft, and Well-liked Sizzling Rodding, and edited Summit Racing’s Road & Strip journal within the Nineties. His storage is at the moment occupied by a 1965 Ford Mustang.