This page contains the names and descriptions of all articles published in Mustang Monthly during 1989; It does not contain the text of the articles — rather, it is a guide to assist you in locating which back issue might contain the information you need.
Mustang Monthly – January 1991
How To: Beef Up Your Performance Aod
- Maximum Overdrive for late model automatics.
How To: Replace Worn A/C Clutch Brushes
- When everything works but the cold air, fix a little thing.
Mustang Monthly’s 5.0l Performance Guide
- Eight Categories, Dozens of Sources, Hundreds of Parts.
Red Hot Shelbys: Mixed Breed
- Owen Tomlinson has a ’68 Shelby GT-350. Or does he?
- Jeff Elliott modified a late model Mustang. And he’d do it again.
Everything But A Roof
- An open-air restoration for Ron and Jeri Aldridge’s turquoise ’65 convertible.
Red Hot Shelbys: Experimental Shelby
- Curt Vogt’s unique ’65 GT-350 continues its ways.
- Joanne Hall’s demure early hardtop is a fierce competitor.
Once It Was Red
- And then Tom Gattis made his ’68 Mustang hardtop right.
Some Dreams Come True
- Ken Ingram couldn’t buy his Ultimate Mustang. So he built it.
The Finer Things
- Mike Seman finds comfort with his ’72 Grande.
How To: Install An Auxiliary Rear Sway Bar
- Steeda Autosports offers a late model upgrade.
Mustang Monthly – February 1991
How To: Install A Daily Driver A/C System
- Efficient and Easy Classic Auto Air’s Alternative Cool.
How To: Tune Your Carburetor
- Working with Edelbrock’s Performer Series Calibration Kit.
How To: Beef Up Your C4 Transmission
- Helpful hints and tips from a transmission specialist.
How To: Clean, Inspect, And Choose Auto Paint
- Tips from an expert.
Once Ugly, Never Again
- Nate and Lisa Long’s ’66 convertible will stay sharp.
Of Rocket Men And Pony Cars
- An aerospace engineer pilots a ’68 fastback.
- David Williams hears special sounds in his ’64-1/2 convertible.
Good Intentions, Great Results
- Richard Palumbo’s ’69 Mach 1. As it was intended to be.
- Kevin Kielian spotted a ’65 Twilight Turquoise fastback.
- Bob Schutt’s ’70 Mustang Grabber combines economy and Sport.
Mustang-The Fourth Generation
- Your votes are in. Let’s see if Ford will listen to us experts.
How To: Rebuild A ’69-’70 Instrument Cluster
- Cleaning out the cobwebs for function and new appearance.
Mustang Monthly – March 1991
Go Racing Now: Fast Driving At Tracktime. In A Mustang That Handles
- Make Your 5.0L Act Like a Race Car.
Inside The Treasure Trove
- Mustang Monthly tours Rick Kopec’s “Shelby Collection.”
- Out of confinement, Jim Overlin’s ’66 Shelby is at it again.
Fire And Ice
- The first Canadian Shelby to heat the cold, blustery North.
- Carl Jensen’s GT-350 has thrived on career change.
- Veteran racers return to the battle.
Shelby, Over Easy
- This “King of the Road” ’68 convertible rules both coasts.
Fine In Final Form
- A ’69 Shelby GT-350 to carry on the tradition.
Bonus 36-Page Parts And Services Directory
- Plus our National Club Listing.
First Class, First Place
- The cleanest ’65 GT-350 takes home all the marbles.
Round Two Knockout
- This ’68 GT-500’s first restoration didn’t get it. The second one did.
The Call From Eduardo
- A Mexican-produced ’69 Shelby heads northward.
The Saga Of 7ro1k218310
- The most decorated Mustang in T/A racing history.
- This GT-350 never roamed the Dark Continent.
How To: Straighten A Mustang’s Frame Rails
- A fender bender from the past causes alignment problems no more.
Factory Shop Tips
- Service updates from vintage Ford Technical Bulletins.
Mustang Monthly – April 1991
How To Buy And Sell A Mustang
- The marketing of both vintage and ’80s Mustangs.
A Look At The Trends
- An overview of the past year’s Mustang and Shelby market.
How To Avoid Rip-Offs: Survive The Insurance Game
- Are classic and collectible car owners being misled?
Auto Theft Prevention
- Protect your pony from unscrupulous characters.
How To: Install A ’69-’70 Tach Instrument Cluster
- Replace your standard instrument cluster with an OEM tach option.
Street… Show… Both
- Kim Medlin’s Black Jade ’69 GT convertible gets light duty.
Second Car In A Second Stage
- James Behling learned why his ’65 GT caused so much excitement.
- Charlie Schlund commutes to the office in his ’67 GTA fastback.
- The Holloways have a winning ’66 Mustang GT convertible.
- A ’68 Mustang GT convertible puts the icing on the cake.
Going The Distance… In Style
- Country music star Eddy Raven never lost interest in Mustangs.
Mustang Gt: Comparison
- A national pacesetter, yesterday and today.
Mustang Gt: Recognition
- We help you identify the GT Equipment Group.
Mustang Monthly – May 1991
50 Low Buck Quick And Easy Weekend Projects
- or, How to Accomplish Something Without Going Broke.
How To: Install Ford’s Rho Engine
- New Power for Old Ponies. We create the Ultimate Vintage Daily Driver.
How To: Install Rear Seat Shoulder Harnesses
- Additional passenger safety for your late-model Mustang.
How To: Rebuild A ’65-’66 Door Hinge
- Drooping and misaligned doors can benefit from a quick fix.
The Tie That Binds
- Shane Bryant’s ’71 Mach 1 remains in the family.
- Peggy Little’s 1966 GT convertible packs a secret punch.
- A clever decision gave Russ Gilbert a solid ’73 convertible.
Dollars And Sense
- Harold Crowder’s ’66 Mustang hardtop is more than an investment.
Rebuilding A Driver
- Jerri Gorman learned about her ’68 fastback. Now she knows excellence.
- Marty Handshy’s 1969 Trans-Am Boss 302 is still fighting.
- Norman Gray’s wild GT drag racer keeps pushing the limits.
Fine And Refined
- The T&R Performance late-model Mustang blends all.
Hot Horse From The Cold North
- The DECH 5.0L Mustang from Toronto works on concept.
New Parts Guide
- Mustang Monthly’s New Product Spotlight and Manufacturer’s Showcase.
Mustang Monthly – June 1991
How To: Identify And Restore Shaker Hood Scoops
- Professional tips for disassembly and detailing.
How To: Install A Disc Brake Conversion Kit
- Our ’67 Mustang project car needed stopping power. Plus shocks, wheels, tires, brake lines, and an anti-sway bar.
How To: Replace A Fuel Gauge Sending Unit
- When your gas level has a mind of its own, blame the messenger.
How To: Install 5.0l Underdrive Pulleys
- A simple swap gains you inexpensive horsepower.
How To: Restore A Mustang Windshield
- A new polishing kit can sparkle your old glass.
Still Keeping Pace
- Larry Waddell’s 2000-mile ’79 Mustang 5.0L Indy Pace Car.
Better Than What You See
- Ed Hockaday’s 1970 Boss 302 is improving. Quickly.
’91 Fast And ’66 Perfect
- Tony Dreier has built another fine ’66 K-code Mustang GT.
Improving The Breed
- Peggy McCoy has been fine-tuning her ’67 fastback.
Persistence Pays Off
- Brian Queen struggled to buy this ’69 Mach 1.
A Sprint For Cloud 18
- Jim and Cynthia Demick put a ’72 Dream Car into their lives.
Mustang Monthly – July 1991
Install A Saleen Suspension
- Upgrade your handling. Help glue your 5.0L Mustang to the road.
How To: Install Fuel Injection On An Early Mustang
- Holley’s 670 cfm Pro-Jection smooths out the Ford engine.
Detail An Engine Compartment
- Step One: Removing your 5.0L engine.
- A ’68 Shelby GT-500KR found Brian Freeman in the nick of time.
Always A Driver
- Donna Adams’ 1970 convertible sees open roads daily.
- Farrel and Brenda Buis’ winner is an unrestored ’65.
A Lane Change, Or Not?
- This ’67 Mustang convertible drove up to show quality.
One Plus One Equals One
- David Walshak combined two ’69 Mustang convertibles.
- Bruce Weiss sent his Limited Edition Convertible to Saleen.
Mustang Monthly – August 1991
How To Plumb Your Choke Stove
- Install reproduction choke stove tubes for functional authenticity.
5.0l Power: Theories, Parts And Choices
- Years of High Output development now take us down many roads.
Exclusive: Bob Perkins’ Restoration Secrets
- (But not all of them.) Tips from the MCA’s National Head Judge.
Racing Terror, Street Delight
- Big, bad, blue, and beautiful. Ken Berger’s ’70 Boss 429 Mustang.
Legend Or Myth? The 427-Powered ’67 Shelby
- Clearing up a cloudy issue of originality. Sorta.
- The ’68-1/2 Cobra Jet Mustangs devoured the competition.
The 15-Year Restoration
- Michael White’s quick Boss 351 waited patiently for a new life.
Best Of Three Worlds
- Tony Genovese went to Saleen, Steeda, and Paxton for a road burner.
Bonus Poster: Absolutely Rare
- Bob Steinberg found the red ’66 Shelby GT-350 Convertible.
Making Good On A Dream
- Dave White waited patiently for his musclecar ’70 Boss 302.
Money In The Bank? Better
- Frank Davis will keep his hot and valuable ’68 GT-500KR.
- Jim Kines’ Hi-Po ’64-1/2 Mustang kicked off the performance era.
Mustang Gto: Fresh, Fast, And Forward
- Ford’s new IMSA racers combine new technology with proven gear.
Mustang Monthly – September 1991
How To Upgrade Your A/C Compressor
- Our vintage project Mustang receives a breath of fresh air. Also, a shot of long-lost vacuum.
How To Install Saleen Rear Disc Brakes
- Upgrade your late model Mustang’s stopping abilities.
What’s In A Name?
- Everyone knows the Zimmerman ’66 GT is from Peapack.
Tales From The Concrete Corral
- The Nichols family’s 1966 convertible writes its own story.
Hand Crafted Havoc
- John Jansen’s ’69 Boss 429 reminds us how things used to be.
- This ’70 Boss 429 went cross country to a new home.
The Boss That Could
- Mike Woehi’s ’69 Boss 429 packs a few extra horses.
A Promise Kept
- Wes Alford made good to himself on a ’70 Boss 302.
- Steve Collins’ Boss 351 Mustang set the Performance Standard.
- Gary Hunt’s ’69 Boss 302 brings back his Trans-Am racing days.
Hybrid Hot Handler
- Mike Sedlak’s Trans-Am style Boss 302 is back in competition.
The Boss! 302 – 351 – 429: Born To Run!
- The peak of total performance.
Boss Engine Specifications
Boss In Motion
Mustang Monthly – October 1991
5.0l Horsepower Tricks
- Budget tips for drag racers, road racers, and daily drivers.
Operation High Output
- From stock to finish, our project Mustang boasts the 5.0L latest.
- Jim Bridges’ R-model ’65 Shelby now lives the easy life.
Neither Rain, Nor Sleet
- Gerald Forrest aims to keep his ’71 Mach 1 on the road.
How To Reseal Your Power Steering System
- Solve your pesky leak problems with careful procedures.
How To Detail Your Mustang Undercarriage
- A head start on knowing what’s needed for originality.
Special: Advertising Section – Giant Catalog Guide
- Mustang Monthly’s Catalog Showcase.
Hard To Shake ’66
- Dick Slacter’s Mustang convertible would not go away.
Fifth Time’s A Charm
- Keith Britts finally has a Mach 1 to suit his fancy.
- A 20th Anniversary Mustang brings cheer to the Podemski home.
- Hank Howard pulled his ’67 convertible from the ruins of a ’65.
Second Generation Shelby
- We preview the 1992 Shelby AAC Mustang.
Mustang Monthly – November 1991
Hot! How To Replace An ’87-’92 Mustang Heater Core
- New designs and technology make this task ten times worse than before.
Hot! How To Replace A ’65-’68 Mustang Heater Core
- We refurbish an entire heater box and defroster assembly.
- The DPG Project Mustang is up for grabs.
Saluting The Cobra Jets
- Mustang power for the Street muscle era.
Muscle On Tap
- Rick Parker draws the fire from his ’70 Mach I Cobra Jet.
Always Been Red
- This rare 100,000-mile Shelby GT-500KR IS back to stock.
How To Identify “Natural” Parts Finishes
- Good reference books and a practiced eye can offer answers.
’66 Around Town
- The Scrantons’ offer wasn’t refused. Now all bids are off.
First And Last
- Pixie Ullrich’s ’65 convertible: a permanent one-owner Mustang.
- Carol Burgess’ 1970 Mustang Grande is something special.
Venom Of The Viper
- Dugan Racing makes its mark in the late-model jungle.
New England Cruisin’
- A Clockwise Tour of the Colonies in a new Mustang convertible.
National Club Roster
- A semi-annual listing of Mustang clubs and registries.
Mustang Monthly – December 1991
How To Install A New Headliner
- Improve the driving environment in your classic Mustang.
- The DPG Project Mustang is up for grabs.
How To Detail ’64-1/2 Through ’70 Pinch Welds
- Concours detailing where the undercarriage meets the eye.
How To Replace Mustang Lock Cylinders
- Restore security and function to your vintage Mustang.
- Good times ride openly in Tom Sherman’s ’65 convertible.
The Work Is Never Done!
- The original owner never complains about his ’70 Boss 429.
- Mike Durkin added flash to his ’67 GT fastback.
- A modified ’66 fastback cured Jeff Dickinson’s Restoration Blues.
Cobra Jet Retrofit
- Mark Lien popped a 428 SCJ into a beautiful ’67 fastback.
- We take a closer look at Dan Bain’s ’70 Shelby convertible.
To Build A Better Boss
- Charles Letteer’s modified ’70 Boss 302 takes on the ’90s.
The Class Modifieds
- Non-factory originals offer variety, quality and personality.
The Roush Twin Turbo Mustang
- The Ultimate Pony Ride never saw production.
Special Advertising Section: Mustang Monthly’s Gift Guide
- Lo-Buck Gift Guide for Mustang Nuts