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Factory Five Racing Mk4 Roadster

This one is finished to the point where it is running and driving and passed state inspection and is Titled in OHIO.

All new parts were used except for the Engine block which was completely gone through with all new internals, stroked and rebuilt.

I started with the FFR complete kit and used no (zero) donor parts except for the bare engine block.

I am not listing everything that is included an an FFR complete kit as the list is way too long.

Here are some of the highlights

ENGINE:
408 – Stroked 351 windsor small block
650 Holly carb on Edlebrock intake
Flo-Tek Heads (assembled in US with roller rockers)
Running right at 10:1 compression
Comp-Cam
Eagle Crank
Deep 11 quart Oil Pan
MSD Ignition with 6AL ignition control box
450 HP with 450 Ft/lbs torque (approx)

TRANSMISSION:
Ford AOD Auto Transmission with with Boss Hog Stall Torque converter (car does not lurch at idle and is very predictible)
This is usually a problem as people do not size the the torque converter properly with such a light car (typically they are still thinking “mustang”) causing them to have to stand on the brake at idle and also resulting in a jerky ride when driving in town at lower speeds. With the torque converter arrangement I have, even with the semi rough idle my cam provides, it does not cause this effect. Very easy to drive and predictible with no “jerkyness” or surging in and around town
Plus the AOD's OD provides a nice 1500 rpm purr when driving on the freeway at 70-75 mph.
Shifter is a B&M Quickslilver Shifter modified to look like original manual shift lever.


REAR END:
Moser 8.8" Ford 3-Link Complete Rear Axle Assembly w/331 gears

SUSPENSION:
Front-
FFR fully adjustable upper control arms
Lower Tubular control arms
KONI brand Coil overs shocks
Rear-
FFR 3-Link suspension with including adjustable panhard bar
KONI brand Coil overs shocks
FFR tubular rear lower control arms

WHEELS AND TIRES:
FFR Halibrand style 5-lug 17” wheels
Rear – 315/35R17 Kuhmo Exctas XS
Front – 245/45R17 Kuhmo Exctas XS

INTERIOR:
Standard FFR authentic style seats, door latches
5-point Simpson brand harnesses. 3” wide driver and passenger, frame mounted with fasteners
Complete cockpit carpet set, (not installed)
Emergency brake boot, black leather (not installed)
Authentic stainless shifter handle, shift knob, Married to semi hidden Quick Silver Shift Kit (made to look like original manual transmission
14” wood and aluminum steering wheel
Chrome passenger and Driver 3 point Roll bars
Guages (Vintage FFR replica gauges)
• Speedometer (reverse read)
• Tachometer
• Oil Pressure Gauge
• Water Temperature Gauge
• Fuel Level Gauge
• Voltmeter
• Clock


OPTIONS/UPGRADES
Chassis powder coated black
Moser 8.8" Ford 3-Link Complete Rear Axle Assembly w/355 gears
FFMetal Aluminum Battery Box (Trunk)
FFMetal Fat Tire F-Panel
FFMetal Aluminum Radiator Shroud
FFMetal upgraded (thicker) firewall
Drivers foot box mod (for more legroom)
Dual Roll Bars Chrome
Stainless steel Front and Rear Hoop Bumpers
LOKAR E-Brake relocated (see Pic)
4 into 1 Stainless Steel Side exhaust
Optional Ceramic Full length side headers
Stainless steel side louvers
LED courtesy lights in cockpit and trunk

The GOOD:
Car is assembled to the point where it was able to be inspected and titled in OHIO. Car has less than 1,000 miles on it.

The Bad:
Trans Oil Cooler was sized too small and burnt up top gears, will need to be rebuilt or replaced. That's why price is at 20k

WHAT IS LEFT TO DO?
In a nut-shell...What's left to do are the things to make it your own.
Body work, fit and finish, paint,
install hood scoop
cutout for side louvers and install
install sound and heat insulation and carpet
install bulb seals around door trunk and hood openings.
replace or rebuild tranny, install larger oil cooler is sticking with AOD

PRICE:
$20,000
 
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