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Thinking about buying a 89 Mustang

So im thinking about selling the 06 BMW and buying a 1989 Mustang and start stripping it/adding to it, but I know nothing about racing gassers, anyone know of a good site to study up and do homework on them>
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Does the Mustang have a Unibody, or Frame ?
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Being that I own an 88 Mustang GT and have done a few mods like 351 windsor bored and stroked to 398 cubic inches, a T56 6 speed, 8.8 rear end with 9'' housing ends. 5 lug brakes with disc brakes all around. I laid down 449 horses to the wheel and 424 ft lbs of torque. I can tell you some local places for me but not for you but there is some national sites that are great also. I also just picked up a 1991 LX notch a few weeks ago.

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Does the Mustang have a Unibody, or Frame ?
Unibody!!!
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Those cars are so popular all you do is search 5.0 and hundreds will come up. I also own a 86 with a few mods ther is some good books to read as well. There is alot of aftermarket available I think it is the biggest aftermarket market for any car. The mustang is very versitile. the first mod would be a cage or at least frame conetors for any type of racing you plan to do they flex enough to crack the wind shield.
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I always hang on the corral.net set up very similar to this site, helpful advice, good guys/gals, tech articles.

The 89+ is the way to go b/c they are mass air equipped. Yes, unibody since 64.5. MANY companies have subframe connector kits, frame strengthening packages etc. VERY fun cars.
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