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'68-1/2 428 Cobra Jet Mustang

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  • Here's a ride everybody's heard of. The 428 Cobra Jet Mustang was the great redeemer for the Ford name in the factory horsepower wars. While Shelby had been on the right track with his GT500 Mustangs, it took a guy named Bob Tasca to come up with a real solution to Ford's woes at the dragstrip. Tasca was a Ford dealer with a history of winning ways at the digs. Tasca came up with the idea of bolting Low Riser cylinder heads from the free-breathing 427 race engine onto the 428. Ford execs got the picture, and the result was the history-making 428 Cobra Jet engine. The Cobra Jet package won the NHRA Super Stock class for Ford at the Winternationals in 1968.

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