1969 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback “Journey”

1969 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback “Journey”: A Ground-Up, 6-Year Build with Boss 429 Engine and Custom Paint.

The 1969 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback is a ground-up, 6-year custom build named “Journey.” The car was recently revealed at SEMA 2021 and displayed at the Charlotte AutoFair in the fall of 2022. This Mustang is truly a one-of-a-kind creation, with a long list of customizations and upgrades that make it stand out from the crowd.

Chassis and Engine

The Mustang features a Schwartz chassis, providing a solid foundation for the custom build. Under the hood, you’ll find a new Boss 429/650 HP V-8 engine with Kaase heads, providing plenty of power for this beast. The engine is equipped with stacked fuel injection systems with an interceptor computer in the glovebox, and a billet pulley system. An aluminum radiator with dual electric fans keeps everything running cool.

Transmission and Exhaust

The Mustang is equipped with a TKO 600 5-speed manual transmission with a hydraulic clutch, providing smooth and responsive shifting. The custom polished exhaust system features custom Kooks headers and Borla mufflers designed for side exhaust. The exhaust is a work of art, with every detail meticulously crafted for both form and function.

Suspension, Steering, and Brakes

The Mustang features coilover suspension and power rack and pinion steering, providing excellent handling and control. The 4.11 ratio rear end ensures plenty of power is delivered to the wheels. The Wilwood disc brakes provide excellent stopping power, ensuring safety and control at all times.

Custom Paint and Interior

The Mustang’s custom blended CFX Candy Apple Red paint is stunning, providing a deep and rich color that is sure to turn heads. The custom hand-stitched Sienna leather interior with Mercedes-Benz carpeting and suede headliner and door panels with suede accents is a work of art, providing both comfort and style. The Mustang also features air conditioning, a Bluetooth radio with surround sound speakers, and a custom dash panel with a 6 gauge instrument pod. The tilt steering column, power windows, and tinted glass provide convenience and comfort.

Custom Details

The Mustang is loaded with custom details, from the custom sheet metal covering for wiring and lines beneath the hood to the polished billet hood hinges. The front and rear bumpers have been cut, tucked, and rechromed, and the factory moldings have been rechromed as well. Custom metal work includes a front spoiler, flared out rocker panels for side exhaust, shortened rear quarter vents to match door handle position, and boomerang moldings removed from quarter vent windows. The doors raise 3/8-inch, and there are custom billet front and rear quarter fender vents, including three grilles on the front. The custom door handles feature a Mercury switch and handles on the center console to open doors from inside, and there is a pushbutton opener for the trunk lid with a pull cable backup beneath the rear bumper. The gas cap has been relocated to the driver’s side quarter panel, and the battery has been relocated to the trunk. The flush-mounted 1969 Mustang tail light lenses and relocated turn signals beneath the front valance provide a sleek and modern look.

Conclusion

The 1969 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback “Journey” is a true work of art, representing 6 years of dedicated craftsmanship and attention to detail. From the custom paint and interior to the suspension and engine, every detail has been meticulously crafted to provide an unforgettable driving experience.

FAQs

  1. What is the engine in the 1969 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback?

The Mustang features a new Boss 429/650 HP V-8 engine with Kaase heads.

  1. What is the transmission in the 1969 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback?

The Mustang is equipped with a TKO 600 5-speed manual transmission with a hydraulic clutch.

  1. What color is the Mustang’s custom paint?

The Mustang’s custom paint is a custom blended CFX Candy Apple Red, providing a deep and rich color.

  1. What kind of suspension does the Mustang have?

The Mustang features coilover suspension and power rack and pinion steering, providing excellent handling and control.

  1. What kind of brakes does the Mustang have?

The Mustang is equipped with Wilwood disc brakes, providing excellent stopping power and safety.