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Dusty & Rusty – 1968 Ford Mustang J Code
Dusty & Rusty

Dusty & Rusty – 1968 Ford Mustang J Code

If you caught the earlier post about today being the anniversary of the release of Bullitt, then you'll have extra appreciation for this 1968 Ford Mustang fastback that could be the base of your Bullitt tribute car. Midway through 1968 Ford replaced the 289 with a 302, which resulted in the J code in the VIN, a one year listing. The only real difference in the motor was the intake and heads, which were the same ones used on the '66 289, but with updated castings. So while the J code may be rare, it's hardly more than a 289 in an ironed shirt. That's essentially the long winded way of saying, YOU WANT $20,000 FOR THIS? The 1968 Mustang in question after it was pulled from the weeds -- where it looked way cooler This is a serious case of "I know what I have!" While the seller seems to...

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