1967 Ford Mustang Built by GT Motorsports Hits the Car Show Circuit

 
 
GT Motorsports in Modesto, California built a modern 1967 Ford Mustang built with period correct parts. This is the second time Thomas Cope and his son Thomas have changed the look of the car.

K&N Sprint Car Airbox and valve cover breathers are part of the 1967 Mustang rebuild by GT Motorsports
K&N Sprint Car Airbox and valve cover breathers are part of the 1967 Mustang rebuild by GT Motorsports
“My dad bought it from a salvage pool in 1984,” said Thomas Cope. “The original 1967 had a 289 two barrel automatic and was spring time yellow. My dad said we can fix this and we did. That was in 1990.”
1967 Mustang rebuilt by GT Motorsports in Modesto, California
1967 Mustang rebuilt by GT Motorsports in Modesto, California

1967 Ford Mustang is equipped with a Windsor 351 engine
1967 Ford Mustang is equipped with a Windsor 351 engine

1967 Ford Mustang was purchased from a salvage pool in 1984, since then it has had two restorations by GT Motorsports.
1967 Ford Mustang was purchased from a salvage pool in 1984, since then it has had two restorations by GT Motorsports.

The owners of GT Motorsports took a second look and busted it down to nothing. These are the modifications father and son made on their 67.

Performance

• Engine: Windsor 351
• Engine Parts: Ford Racing Intake, roller rocker arms, valve covers, plug wires, water pump and accessory pulleys. K&N sprint car air box and valve cover breathers.
• Transmission: C6
• Suspension: Maier Racing Auto Cross Setup
• Brakes: Ford Racing Special Addition 13" Front 11.65" Rears with customer bracketry by GT Motorsports
• Tires: Foose Design Wheels
• Exhaust: Magna Flow stainless exhaust Hedman Hedders

Interior

• Upholstery: Got U Covered
• Seats: Got U Covered, Black Leather with Dove Gray Suede insets
• Steering Wheel: Cobra
• Steering Column: Flaming River Billet
• Gauges: MP Products
• Pedals: Ford Racing
• Noise & Heat Insulation: Hushmat
• Seals & Gaskets: Scott Drake

Exterior

• Body Mods: Maier Racing Eleanor Hood, Shelby Nose, Shelby Taillight panel
• Paint: Dupont Hot Hues Hot Apple Red over Psycho Silver
• Wheels: Foose Design (Monterey)
• Lights: Shelby style headlights and taillights

Audio and Electronics

• Head Unit: Eclipse / Arc Audio EQ
• Amplifier: Arc Audio Foose Design
• Highs: Arc Audio Foose Design
• Mids: Arc Audio Foose Design
• Subs: Arc Audio Foose Design
• Battery: Optima Yellow Top

“We restore and build custom cars,” said Cope. “I’ve been doing this all my life because my dad does it. We used K&N products on the Mustang because it fits well and compliments the racing style. K&N makes awesome filters that provide excellent filtration. K&N is also cost effective because the air filters are washable and reusable.”

The GT Motorsports 1967 Mustang will be on display at the Sacramento Autorama, San Francisco Rod and Custom, Fresno Autorama, SEMA and various Northern California Good Guy shows.

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