1992 Ford Mustang LX

Technical specifications of Ford Mustang 1992

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Walland, Tennessee, United States
Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
SubModel: Notchback
Type: Coupe
Trim: LX
Year: 1992
Mileage: 70332
VIN: 1FACP40E5NF162695
Color: Red
Engine size: Dart SHP Ford 302 Iron Small Block
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Gray
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Safety options: Driver Airbag
Options: Cassette Player
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

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You're bidding on a one-of-a-kind 1992 Ford Mustang LX with only 70,332 original miles! Only 352 of those miles are on the brand new engine and restoration!
A DART SHP Ford iron small block (3.40" stroke x 4.125" bore, 363ci/6.0L) has been installed. I've also kept the original 302 block, but it's NOT part of the sale. You can inspect it and/or purchase it separately if you desire, along with the engine stand.

This Mustang is naturally aspirated and rear wheel dyno'd@386HP/386TQ!!! That's about 450HP at the crank!!! I've brought this car over 100mph in a private setting, and the tuner went well over 100mph during testing. The engine and drive-line are solid.

The car is tuned and now requires 93 octane gasoline. EFI has been retained. (no carburetor conversion). The CAM is a performance tune and very will behaved for regular driving or for car shows. There's a nice smooth loping sound.

I never planned on selling the car, but here we are. I rarely drive the car; only once in a while to keep it fresh and lubricated. That's no kind of life for a car like this to be kept in a garage all of the time under cover. So, I hope it finds a good home. You will be hard pressed to find another 1992 Mustang in this kind of condition, especially one that has not been beat up and lovingly restored. I built this car to be powerful, yet understated. I get nothing but compliments when it has been taken out. People pull up wherever I go and want to chat or give a thumbs-up. It's not everyday you'll see a car like this on the road.

I just changed the oil and filter on May 8th, 2019 for the first time on the new engine. Comp-cams Engine Break-in additive with Zinc has been added once again. No contaminants/coolant have been found in the oil. The drain plugs did their job and collected any small metal burrs. I've kept the used oil and filter for the new owner to inspect before purchase. I also have photos of the drain plugs after the oil change and before cleaning off the metal burrs.

I bought this car in July of 2013. Take a look at the last 2 photos to compare how the car appeared in 2013 before I began my restoration project. Looked pretty good even when I bought it, didn't it? I paid $10,500 from an older gentleman in Wisconsin. Never saw snow once I took ownership. The frame and body are in superb condition. There was (and is) no frame or body damage or "twisting." This car has been well taken care of over it's lifetime. It has never been taken to the track and has never given me any problems. No rust. Never been in an accident and has a clean record.

The car had around 67,000 miles when I first purchased it. I drove the car on special occasions up until 2015. That's when I began restoring the car into what you see before you. Of course, I couldn't have done it without the help of the fine folks at Fordstrokers.com (Jim & Nicole Woods), Collision Connection Auto Body (Larry Baechler), DynoTuneMP.com (Mike Post). Nicole & Jim assisted with parts, recommendations, build pointers, & machine-work. Larry helped with body disassembly/reassembly & paintwork, and Mike helped with rear-end gearing, ignition, rear disc brake conversion, frame connectors, tuning, and final inspection/validation. I did the engine removal/build/installation, full suspension replacement, transmission, drive-line, front brakes, wheels, bearing re-pack, interior where necessary, and everything else in between.)

All but restored from the ground-up with most documentation of work completed. Fully re-primed and re-painted in its original factory red color. The paint and body work cost over $16,000+!!! The engine cost over $10,000+!!! Most everything else cost over $24,000+!!! That's over $50,000!!! That doesn't even include my labor or the cost of Interior upgrades!!! American Modern Insurance has appraised and insured this vehicle in 2018 for $50,000!!!
When you buy this car, you will get all of the documentation I have on hand, which includes parts, CAM-card, prices, instructions, engine-block specifications, and Bob-Weight card (I have about 95% of possible documentation). You also get the original Driver's manual and related in original Ford pouch, 2x original 5.0 badges which were removed, the front bumper cut-out that was replaced with the Cobra insert, original full-mast antenna, Mustang Neon garage clock, remaining Royal Purple 10w-30 oil for topping off (if necessary), Royal Purple power steering fluid, BBK air cleaner & oil kit, Haynes and Chilton's repair manuals, and 2 sets of keys.
There's a few minor issues to take note:
  • There's NO oil leaks anywhere except at the rear main seal. It leaked when I first bought it, and leaks now with the new engine. The tuner stated that he could replace the seal, but it's expensive and it will probably leak again in the future. The leak is tiny and won't require adding oil on even a remotely regular schedule. A DRIP PAN will be included in the sale to protect your flooring!!!
  • During inspection yesterday (May 8th, I found that the passenger side window rocker switch works rolling down the window, but not rolling it up. You can use the driver side to bring the window back up. This is an easy fix and switches are available on LMR.com.
  • There's a rock chip behind the rear passenger wheel on the lower quarter panel. Touch up paint is included.
  • The shifting is notchy. This may be because the car has hardly been worked through the motions of driving, but I wanted you to be aware. After warm up, shifting is smoother.

Here's a list of all work and upgrades (I'm sure I'll forget to list a few things... there is a lot to cover...and there's various bolts, clips, tape, hoses, harnesses, and so on that were replaced, but not listed below as well):
    • Exterior body panels, doors, trunk, hood, spoiler, & bumpers re-primed and re-painted maintaining original factory color.
    • Cobra running pony insert, front-bumper
    • 6.0L badges 2x, and LX badge upgrades
    • Short-mast antenna
    • Weather-stripping & rubber/plastic moldings replaced.
    • Windshield replaced (All other windows, including the quarter panels are still Ford OEM)
    • Driver/passenger mirrors and housing replaced and repainted.
    • Door handles replaced.
    • All lock cylinders replaced.
    • 1-piece headlamp set replaced 3-piece set.
    • Air dam/deflector replaced.
    • Hood cowl/grill replaced.
    • Wiper arms and blades replaced.
    • All light bulbs replaced.
    • BBK Sub-frame connectors w/seat supports installed (welded).
    • Torque box supports installed (bolted).
    • Cervini 03-04 fiberglass Cobra style hood installed.
    • Rubber bumpers, plugs, and grommets replaced.
    • Deck-lid spoiler w/3rd brake light.
    • All-weather car cover.
    • Floor carpeting replaced with extra sound deadening padding.
    • Floor mats replaced with premium materials and Mustang insignias
    • Rear seat belts converted to lap belts.
    • 3rd brake light migrated to deck-lid spoiler.
    • Center console deleted.
    • Instrument cluster lens replaced.
    • Scuff-plates replaced and painted.
    • Door panels replaced with premium panels and liners w/new map pockets.
    • Door locks, handles, switches & actuators replaced.
    • Window up/down switches replaced.
    • Shifter boot, ball, and related replaced. Shifter ball is new OEM.
    • Ashtrays & related components replaced (front & rear).
    • Trunk liners replaced with additional sound deadening and premium trunk mat with Mustang insignia.
    • Pedal pads replaced.
    • Door latch strikers replaced.
    • Spare tire cover and Jack instructions sticker.
    • Rear package tray replaced.
    • 17" reproduction 4-lug pony wheels (17x8 front & 17x10 rear) w/official Ford center caps
    • 17" NITTO NT555 tires: 255/40/17 (front) / 275/40/17 (rear)
    • Rear drum brakes converted to disc.
    • Front disc brakes, rotors, assembly completely replaced and upgraded.
    • Calipers painted black.
    • Wheel bearings replaced and repacked.
    • Tie-rods, boots, and related replaced.
    • All bushings front/rear/steering & related replaced with Energy Suspension parts.
    • Eibach Anti-roll sway bar front/rear installed.
    • Eibach Pro-System Lowering Spring, Shock & Strut Kit installed. (Lowered 1")
    • Gripp rear Control Arms Upper/Lower installed.
    • Ford OEM front Control Arms replaced.
    • Axle-dampers/Quad shocks deleted.
    • Power steering pump and related hoses replaced.
    • Tremec TKO 600 - Extra HD:
      • Gear Ratios
        • 1st 2.87
        • 2nd 1.90
        • 3rd 1.34
        • 4th 1.00
        • 5th 0.68
      • 26 spline input shaft / 31 spline output shaft
      • (600lbs/ft torque)
    • Steeda Tri-Ax Shifter.
    • Steeda Adjustable Clutch Cable Kit.
    • 21-tooth speedometer gear.
    • Stiffler tubular transmission crossmember kit.
    • Ford Performance Clutch throwout, pilot bearing, and fork installed.
    • McLeod RST Twin Disc Clutch Kit - 10.5" - 26 Spline. (Rated to 800HP)
    • Quicktime SFI approved bellhousing.
    • Ford flywheel 10.5" 157 tooth (Internally balanced - 0oz) steel billet flywheel.
    • Ford Racing 31 spline aluminum driveshaft.
    • Ford Racing 3.73 rear-end gearing.
    • 8.8" Cobra differential 31 spline installed.
    • Yukon forged 1-piece rear axles installed.
    • Ford Racing differential support/cover installed..
    • Walbro 255 LPH Fuel Pump installed with related components, sending unit, etc.
    • Fuel Filter replaced.
    • Fuel freshness preserved with STA-BIL.
    • BBK anodized high flow fuel rails.
    • 36lb fuel injectors.
    • Russell -6 AN Stainless Steel Fuel Line Kit installed.
    • Aeromotive adjustable fuel pressure regulator 35-70psi installed.
    • Air conditioner deleted.
    • Car has heat, but no A/C.
    • Heater core replaced.
    • Heater tube w/A/C delete installed.
    • Fluid-dyne 3-row aluminum radiator installed.
    • Black Magic electric fan installed.
    • Clutch fan deleted.
    • Charcoal canister deleted.
    • 180 T-stat installed.
    • Dart SHP Ford 302 Iron Small Block (see 3rd picture from the last to see piston, bob-weight, and engine specification details)
    • RPM 4340 Forged Steel 3.400" Crankshaft (internally balanced).
    • RPM 4340 Forged Steel H Beam Connecting Rods 5.400"
    • Wiseco 2618 Forged Pistons (Flat, TFS) 4.125" w/GFX ring package.
    • March Performance billet underdrive pulleys.
    • Steeda billet idler pulley.
    • BBK 75mm throttlebody.
    • EGR spacer.
    • Air Idle Control replaced.
    • Clevite 77 H Main & Rod Bearings.
    • Smog pump and catalytic converters deleted.
    • 130amp Alternator installed.
    • New battery installed.
    • ARP bolts.
    • Comp Cams Custom HYD roller billet camshaft (Camcard included).
    • Edelbrock Victor EFI upper/lower Intake manifold.
    • Melling Oil Pump M68.
    • SA Gear Billet Timing Chain w/Torrington Bearing.
    • Moroso Oil pump pickup.
    • ARP billet oil pumpshaft.
    • Moroso 7 quart Oil Pan.
    • Moroso stainless steel dipstick.
    • Trickflow Twisted Wedge 205 11R Competition Ported Cylinder heads 66cc 10:1.
    • Morel Hydraulic Roller Link Bar Lifters 5323.
    • Innovators West SFI Internal Balancer #204.
    • Edelbrock Mechanical Water Pump 8840.
    • MSD Billet Distributor 8456.
    • Ford Racing Valve Covers.
    • Autolite 3924 sparkplugs.
    • Energy Suspension Motor mounts 4.1122G polyurethane.
    • Trickflow 1.72" roller rocker arms.
    • Manton custom pushrods 4 series 5/16 x .118 Wall 7.100.
    • Flowmaster Force II Exhaust.
    • MAC Prochamber Mid-pipe.
    • MAC 1/ 3/4" Shorty Headers.
    • SCT 4-bank chip.
    • PRO-m 80mm MAF.
    • AFM Power pipe.
    • All fluids (Coolant, Power Steering, Oil, Brake, Transmission, Differential) have been replaced with Royal Purple & Prestone lubricants (Coolant is a 70/30 mixture).

  • Please ask all questions. Don't assume anything.
  • This car is in fabulous working order, starts right up (and stops), and drives like the wind. I have acknowledged any problems of which I am aware to the best of my ability.
  • This car is sold as is with no warranty expressed or implied.
  • I am happy to provide additional photos,videos, and answers.
  • Know your state and local ordinances regarding emissions testing and planned usage of this vehicle. If emissions testing is required, this car will probably not pass in your location. I am not responsible for meeting your local or state emissions standards.
  • Cash and wire transfers only.
  • $1000 deposit is due within 24 hours. Full payment is due within 7 days.
  • Due to the rarity of this car and the work which went into it, there will be no test drives offered except by my sole discretion and not until after I receive the deposit paid in cash, which will be non-refundable.
  • No test drives will be had period without a valid drivers license and proof of insurance, which must be supplied to me before we meet.
  • Your PayPal deposit will be refunded if either of us cannot complete the transaction.
  • I will bring the car to any mechanic to have it inspected or you can pay a remote mechanic service to meet me at an agreed upon location.
  • Buyer is responsible for all charges related to the purchase of this car including inspection, shipping, taxes, fees, and any other cost which is not detailed in this listing.
  • Buyer will arrange for the car to be shipped, if applicable. I will do my best to accommodate the scheduling.
  • I have the title in-hand, free and clear.
  • I reserve the right to end this auction at anytime as this vehicle might be listed and sold elsewhere.

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