Jeff Eason's Featured 1972 Mustang Mach I

Jeff Eason Featured 1972  Mustang Mach I

Name: Jeff Eason

Location: Kirkland, WA

Comments: 72 Mach 1 Mustang

Factory and Custom Features: This 72 Mustang has a 351C CJ "Q" code 4v engine. It has a 4 barrel 670 CFM Holley, Offenhauser 360 intake, Mallory ignition, Hooker Comp headers, 2 1/2" dual exhaust and 2 chamber Flowmasters. It also came with a 4 spd top loader w/Hurst shifter and 9 in. TractionLoc rear end with 3.91:1 gears. 4 bolt mains, hardened piston rods and push rods, aluminum Boss valve covers, oversize harmonic damper, heavy duty flywheel, solid lifter cam, special crankshaft, drag pack suspension, deluxe interior with full instrumentation, NASA blacked out RAM Air hood, front and rear spoilers and side/rear body stripes with "Mach 1" decals were all standard on this model. It has also been upgraded with Centerline wheels, Goodrich T/A radials, a Centerforce II clutch, K&N Air cleaner, 4-point roll bar, 4-point seat belt harness and a rockin' sound system for those nice cruising days.

Color: Red with black striping



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