This page contains the names and descriptions of all articles published in Mustang Monthly during 1995; 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 1995
- Russ Tatman’s ’65 Shelby GT-350: The beginning of the breed.
- Juan Gonzalez’ 1966 Shelby GT-350H: Racers, romance and rental cars.
Shelby Mustang Mysteries Solved
- A preview of updates to come in the Shelby American Automobile Club’s next “Shelby American World Registry.
- Gary Spraggins’ 1966 Shelby Group 2 Hardtop: The beginnings of SCCA Trans Am Domination.
How To: Restore Lucas Fog Lights
- Orlando Mustang puts the shine on ’68-’70 Shelby, California Special and High Country Special Mustang fog lights.
- Bill Neale’s ’67 Shelby GT-500: The Big Block Era Begins.
- Jack Bell’s ’68 Shelby GT-500 KR Convertible: Luxury with an attitude.
- Lany Vigus’ 1969 Shelby GT-350 Convertible: Distinction from its Mustang sibling led to extinction.
How To: Detect Mustang Sheetmetal Rust-Through
- A professional restorer tells you how to spot real damage on your vintage Mustang.
Sneak Preview: 4.6-Liter Mustangs
- Loyal Mustang Monthly readers provide information on the Prototype Modular V8-powered Mustangs.
How To: Install A ’94-’95 Gt Vortech Supercharger
- The popular power-adder is now available for the fourth-generation GT.
Something Old, Something New
- You can call Mark Beacon’s ’82 GT the Eclectic Pony.
Hunger For Performance
- Kenny Brown mixes up a tasty fourth-generation Mustang recipe with Project Industries’ GT 320-X.
Quick Tech: Late-Model Axle Bearing R&R
- Sooner or later your Mustang’s rear axle bearings will need attention.
How To: Install ’94-’95 Gt Baer Racing Brakes
- The step to make when stopping is as important as accelerating.
How To: Identify Mustang Accessory Tachometers
- Restoration expert Bob Perkins provides the low-down on ’64-1/2 through ’73 Mustang accessory tachometers.
Mustang Monthly – February 1995
Destined For Change
- John and Jerry Campbell’s ’65 convertible had it coming.
- Harold Nix’s quest for the perfect Mustang.
Modified? Believe It Or Not!
- Hidden modifications for your vintage Mustang can enhance the fun while keeping originality intact.
Slow And Steady
- Elmo Curry reworked his ’68 Mustang convertible in stages.
The Big Show
- Is your Mustang club aspiring to put on a big show? Here are a few tips from the three clubs who put on the 13th Annual Cypress Gardens MCA National.
The Convertible Alternative
- By transforming ’64-1/2 through ’68 hardtops, Driver’s Seat Investments provides a cost-conscious convertible.
- Bob Becker’s ’66 GT-350: Mods reminiscent of the era play like a classic oldies tune.
Mustang Monthly Spotlight: 1965 Removable Hardtop Convertible
- Two tops are better than one: A better idea with limited appeal?
5.0 Secrets Bolt-Ons & Beyond
- Installation tips and common sense advice for getting the most from your performance parts purchase.
- Sleek, slick and slippery. Erin Madill’s ’93 LX goes as fast as it looks.
How To: Beef-Up Your Aod Transmission
- With select parts from Baumann Engineering, B&M Automotive and Ford Motorsport/SVO, we prepare an AOD that’ll stomp the venerable T-5.
From Good To Great Saac
- Car Company put Rick Motley’s limited-edition ’92 Mustang on the performance highway.
- Timothy Holmes’ 427 tunnel port-powered ’70 Mach 1 doesn’t get many challengers.
Mustang Monthly – March 1995
The Windsor Details
- How to detail your ’69-’73 Mustang’s 351 Windsor engine.
- How to prevent you and your Mustang from boiling over.
- Tricks for keeping the spark in your veteran pony.
Shelby Anniversary Sfm5r534 The Original R-Model
- Harris Conner’s unrestored ’65 Shelby GT-350 R-model is the blueprint for the country’s best racing Shelby restorations.
- How to avoid and solve carb, fuel pump and other “fuelish” problems.
- Jim Fannin’s ’69 Boss 302 proves there’s still a few diamonds in the coal pile.
- Wendy and Harold Bradshaw’s ’67 390-powered OT fastback represents the Mustang’s first step into the musclecar arena.
In Mustang’s Image
- When is a Mustang not a Mustang? A look at today’s and yesterday’s items bearing the Mustang likeness.
Supercharger Open Forum: Part 1
- Manufacturers answer questions to help you make an informed blower purchase for your 5.0.
Return On Investment
- Paxton boosts 5.0 performance with the company’s R&D ’95 Mustang GT.
- Virgil Smith’s Vortech-blown 5.0 Mustang shows just how far Ford’s little pony can evolve.
- After a brief retirement, Mark Linenburg is putting his ’66 convertible back in the ring.
Mustang Monthly – April 1995
Birth Of A Legend
- In 1965 Ford unleashed the Mustang GT and set the stage for three decades of ponycar performance.
Gt Facts, Fallacies, And Unsolved Mysteries
- We sort the hoopla from the hooey, and set the record straight on one of Ford’s most popular Mustang options.
Hard Luck Gt
- Gary McCourt built a champion ’66 GT hardtop in spite of a few lumps.
- Kenneth Crow owns the best of the best.
R-L2, R-L34a, YOUR MUSTANG AND YOU We Examine What Will Happen To Our Vintage Mustangs And Their R-12 Based Air Conditioning Systems In The Coming Years.
- Kenneth Crow owns the best of the best.
Mustang Monthly Spotlight: 1969 Gt
- Wayne Cadman got a big surprise when he bought this ’69 428 CJ GT convertible.
How To: Replace Mustang Fastback Upholstery
- Our Project ’68 fastback gets new seat buns and covers with the right tools for the job.
The Long Road
- Rob Timken embarked on a 13-year odyssey to build the perfect Mustang.
How To: Remove And Replace Early Mustang Bumpers
- A simple procedure made easier with a few “restorer’s secrets.”
The Royal Windsors
- Ford Special Vehicle Team and Saleen Performance take Blue Blood muscle to the street with the 1995 Cobra R and Saleen Speedster 351-powered Mustangs.
Supercharger Open Forum: Part 2
- Defining the realities between reliable street performance and all-out racing applications.
- Through luck, and a bit of arm twisting, the Bolla family found excitement in an ’85 GT hatchback.
Five Hot Steps From The Showroom Floor
- Steeda Autosports shows the first performance upgrades you need for your new 5.0 Mustang.
- Jerry and Diane Joyner own what may be the earliest red GT-350H produced.
Mustang Monthly – May 1995
- Bob Becker’s ’67 GT-500 traveled through time and 76,000 miles, but never really went far from home.
How To: Reseal A Mustang Power Steering Pump
- A quick rebuild and refinishing will make your power steering pump look showroom new, and keep your garage clean.
How To: Rebuild A Brake Master Cylinder
- Don’t throw away that vintage part. A master cylinder rebuild kit can save you money…and show points.
How To: Restore A Mustang Gauge Cluster
- Put your Mustang’s instrumentation back in action with a few new parts…and a Sunday afternoon.
- Norman and Lois Miner beat the dealer (car dealer, that is) in Las Vegas.
Vintage Engine Specs
- Mustang Engine Specifications – ’64-1/2 Through ’73 In-Line Six Cylinder Compression ratio…combustion chamber size…point gap… We’ll tell you everything you wanted to know about your early Mustang powerplant – and some things you didn’t.
Start Of Something Good
- Eric Mathis entered Mustang Heaven in a ’69 hardtop.
Two Times New
- John Heim got this Boss 351 brand new – twice.
- This ’66 GT brought restorer and collector together.
- Where David Steffey works, the talk around the water cooler centers on horsepower.
Street Or Strip? The Great 5.0 Compromise
- Can a stock Mustang run respectable drag numbers without major sacrifices?
- David Bintners’s 1985 GT has low miles and a high profile.
Quick Tech Aftermarket Tachometer Installation
- Improve launch control and shift timing with an “Auto Gage” Shift-LiteTM tachometer from Auto Meter.
One Man’s Treasure
- James Dvorak’s ’68 GT fastback proves the old adage right.
Mustang Monthly – June 1995
Go Down Fighting
- Scott and Ginger Boggs have preserved a fine example of the forgotten performance Mustang of 1969.
Get Back To The Basics
- Some of the country’s top judges and restorers tell you how to make your Mustang a champ by following the basic rules of classic car restoration.
- The Stovall family’s ’65 Mustang fastback is a sheetmetal heirloom.
- Austin Kelley’s ’67 GTA fastback is better the second time around.
How To: Replace A Vintage Mustang Clutch
- The new Hays Performance Clutch kit provides one-stop shopping for your clutch R&R.
Worth The Money
- Bob Estes paid the price and got the Shelby of his dreams.
Last Of A Grand Breed
- Van Scalco’s ’73 convertible marked the end of an era.
Building A Better Boss
- Dave Riley’s second champion ’70 Boss 302 is even better than his first.
How-To: Upgrade Your Six-Cylinder Mustang’s Performance
- Beef-up your Mustang’s 170, 200 or 250 inline six-cylinder engine with some familiar components.
- Learning to drive fast and safe takes more than quick reflexes and a heavy foot. Bob Bondurant’s School of High Performance Driving shows you how to do it right.
Quick Tech Late-Model Bumper Refinishing
- Plasti-Kote’s new Flexible Bumper and Trim finishing kit can help make your Mustang’s bumper look new again.
- Our stroker buyer’s guide will show you how to stuff a heaping helping of hidden horsepower into your 5.0- or 5.8-powered Mustang.
Low Miles, High Hopes
- Freemon and Margaret Fritsche’s 1986 SVO is like new — literally.
Horse With No Name
- With its rare Mustang option and NOS parts, this ’66 convertible will soon be known by many.
Mustang Monthly – July 1995
- Wild engine and racy looks equals more than your average Shelby.
Mustang Specifications Guide, Part 1 1964-1/2 Through 1970 Small-Blocks
- Our series on early Mustang engine specifications continues with a detailed look at the legendary first-generation small-block V8s.
How To: Identify Early Mustang V8 Carter Fuel Pumps
- As you will see, all fuel pumps are not created equal.
Dressed For Success
- Joe and Barbara Sensebe’s ’68 convertible is stepping high.
Mustang Code Confusion
- Mustang researcher Jim Haskell answers ten common ponycar code questions.
Tall In The Saddle
- Larry Berkovich scored another hit with this ’69 Boss 302.
How To: Rebuild A C4 Three-Speed Automatic Transmission
- Don’t be afraid. Vintage Mustang automatic transmission rebuilds aren’t as difficult as you think.
- Ron Mercer’s ’89 GT snakes through the cones in Arizona.
- At last…the ultimate performance tire guide for late-model Mustangs.
Cobra R: The Untold Story
- Facts and fallacies on Ford SVT’s 351W factory-built racers.
Bona Fide Build Sheet Mystery
- This ’65 fastback begs a few questions.
Mustang Monthly – August 1995
- Joe Chambers fell for a ’67 convertible.
Mustang Specifications Guide, Part 2 1971-1973 Small-Block
- V8s We conclude our first-generation small-block engine specifications review with a look at the 1971-’73 302 and 351 cid V8s
Vintage Mustang Tech Tips
- Make your restoration chores a bit easier with these simple tips from the professionals.
- Tuning, modifying and maintaining your Mustang’s handling components is an easy task once you understand the fundamentals of suspension mechanics.
- Bill and Carol Kish restored the nobility of this King of the Road.
- This ’64-1/2 convertible forged a family bond that can never be broken.
- Ray Janes’ 1970 Mach I sat for five years before he found it, but it doesn’t sit much anymore.
- Former second-generation Mustang designer Dick Nesbitt talks about the development of the “forgotten pony.”
Wiring Harness Restoration
- Fresh paint, tape and a little elbow grease can put the spark back in original Mustang wiring harnesses.
Late-Model Mustang Tech Tips
- Often it’s the little things that make the biggest difference.
- Gloria Zimmerman takes Blue Oval performance to the street…100 miles a day.
5.0 Burn-Out Techniques
- If you thought good burn-outs were as simple as dumping the clutch, think again.
How To: Remove A 5.0 Engine
- A tired Mass Air HO SEFI comes out of the cradle for a performance rebuild.
2+2 = Fun
- Fred Barkley gets his kicks in a ’65 fastback.
Mustang Monthly – September 1995
Mustang Specifications Guide 1967-1971 Big-Blocks
- The big, the bad.. and the final installment in our vintage engine specs series
First Look! The 1996 Mustangs Modular Assault
- So long 5.0. The new Mustang muscle is here…and it’s hot.
How To: Restore A Mustang Distributor
- Orlando Classic Mustang shows you how to put the spark back into your ‘Vintage Mustang distributor.
How To: Repair And Replace Cowl Panel Air Vents
- With reproduction patch panels and a little know-how, your Mustang’s cowls can be leak-free.
- Earl Morris’ 1966 GT-350 is one of the few unrestored original Shelbys still on the street.
Too Hot Shows
- The first annual Carlisle All-Ford Nationals and The 7th Annual Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup stoked the summertime heat.
- Cherry blossoms, princesses and ’72 Olympic Sprint convertibles.
- Cindy and Gordon Land couldn’t part with this ’68 OT hardtop.
- An uncommon hue and a heavy option list make Jerry Goodman’s ’66 convertible hard to miss.
Mustang Monthly’s Catalog Section
Mustang Monthly’s International Club Roster
1995 Dech Mustang
- Catch it if you can.
How To:Install A Late-Model Rear Wing
- Dugan Racing/Mustang’s “Whale Tail” brings functional styling to third-generation ponies.
The Choice Of Experience
- Malcolm Stone elects to drive his convertible… into the trailer!
Mustang Monthly – October 1995
The Year Of The Pony
- Thirty years ago the ’66 Mustang hit the showroom, breaking all sales records and fueling a passion that lives on.
California, Jersey Style
- The Lundell’s ’66 convertible has traveled a long way to get to its East Coast home.
Restored, Recognized & Rewarded
- Floyd Scranton’s ’66 Tahoe Turquoise fastback leads the pack.
Head Of The Herd
- The Justis’ Hi-Po 289 GT hardtop is one of the top jewels in the ’66 ponycar fleet.
Repro Vs. Original Parts Review: 1966 Dash Pad Comparison
- Grading replacement parts in relation to price, fitment, ease of installation and quality.
- Tom Magyar’s ’70 convertible shines in the southwest sun.
Big And Bad
- The Baca’s Boss 351 proves that the hefty ponies made the grade.
Driveway How-To: Detail Your Engine Compartment This Weekend
- A few friends and a fair-weather weekend can take your engine compartment from shame to show.
- The Schafers’ ’89 GT looks good. ..and packs a wallop.
The Most Bang For The Buck
- At last, the truth behind the elusive ’95 GTS Mustang.
5.0 Mods How To Install A K&N Fipk On ’94-’95 Mustangs
- It’s easy to install, and creates a hurricane of airflow for your 5.0.
5.0 Mods How To Install Saleen Gauges
- A new instrument cluster that offers easy installation and a fresh look for ’94-’96 Mustangs.
Mice, Megabytes And Mustangs
- Plug into the newest wave of Mustang restoration and recreation.
- John Jerovsek’s Shelby GT-500KR has been to the far places.
Mustang Monthly – November 1995
- Four guys, five states, a ’66 convertible, and 2,008 miles in five days–a flirt with disaster, or the ultimate highway free-for-all?
The Pacific-To-Atlantic Mad Dash
- (or, How To Visit America, Steeda Style)
Weld At Home!
- Mustang Monthly covers the proper tools, shop setup, use and safety of an enthusiast’s home welding system.
- Mustangs Across America takes a turn north to Washington state, and leads the hobby on a familiar route.
The View From Here
- Wayne Lee sees the Mustang world from a different angle.
- After 23 Years, Dan Drury has returned his ’72 Mach 1 to one piece
- Shelby’s ’67 GT-500 receives this Pope’s blessing.
- The 1970 Boss 302 represented the peak of Ford’s Total Performance Years.
How To: Retrofit Vintage Power Brakes
- Master Power Brakes has the parts you need to throw away your anchor for good.
Quick Tech: Vinyl Dyeing Basics
- When your only option is a black vinyl part, dyeing offers a quality alternative.
Late-Model Wheel And Tire Buyer’s Guide
- Great-looking street, race and drag combinations for ’79-’96 Mustangs.
Summit’s New 342 Hp 5.0 Crate Engine Buildup
- Follow along as Summit Racing turns our worn 5.0 engine into their first 302 drop in powerplant.
How To: Install ’94-’96 Export Wheel Flares
- Performance Parts Inc. digs up another rare Ford part for improved late-model styling and protection.
- Tom Doerksen wanted something different…and he got it.
Mustang Monthly – December 1995
1967 Green Monster
- Bill Anderson’s 390 fastback sat at the top of the Mustang line in 1967.
1968 Quarter-Mile King
- The 1968-1/2 Cobra Jets were the start of something big.
1969 On The Run
- Mustang hit the big-block highway full-bore in 1969 with the 428 Mach 1.
1970 Hefty Semi-Hemi
- NASCAR power took to the streets in the Boss 429 Mustang.
1971 Old Champs Never Die
- Dean Hill’s 429-powered ’71 Mach 1 is running a new race.
Parts Review: 1967-68 Hardtop/Convertible Deck Lid Comparison
- We compare a factory original decklid to Goodmark Industries’ hot new repro.
Suspension And Steering Detailing Secrets
- An in-depth look at 1968-70 Mustang undercarriage component details.
How To: Replace Early Mustang Back Glass Weatherstrip
- …or How To Rope A Wild Mustang Fastback.
Can You Beat ‘Em?
- Our readers roll their hot street/strip 5.0 Mustangs to the line. Are you up to the Real World challenge?
’96 Gt: You Drive It! New Math, Old Math
- 4.6 is greater than 5.0 is greater than 4.6. You decide.
How To Diagnose Spark Plug Performance
- Optimum 5.0 output relates directly to ignition system performance.
- Kenny Brown’s Pony Express extends the Mustang GT’s appeal by borrowing from the past.