'71 Ford Boss 351 Mustang
Erik Gagnon * Phoenix, AZ
Vehicle weight w/driver: 3,750 lbs
Dyno numbers: 402 hp @ 5,800, 400 lb-ft @ 4,300 rpm
Engine
Type:Ford 351C, displacing 418 ci (4.00 bore x 4.10 stroke)
Block:1971 vintage, .030-inch overbore
Compression ratio:10.4:1
Oiling:Milodon 8qt oil pan
Rotating assembly:4.100-inch stroke Eagle forged steel crankshaft, Eagle forged H-beam rods, and Ross forged pistons
Cylinder heads:Cleveland, ported
Camshaft:COMP Cams solid roller tappet (254/260 deg. @ .050; .672/.679 lift)
Valvetrain:2.19/1.80-inch one-piece stainless valves, 1.7:1 COMP Cams Pro Magnum rocker arms
Induction:Edelbrock Torker heavily modified, Holley 800-cfm carburetor
Power adder:none
Ignition:MSD 6AL box, Pro Billet distributor
Exhaust:Doug's Headers 1 3/4-inch primaries, aluminized 3-inch exhaust system, MagnaFlow mufflers
Built by:Tuf-Enuf Auto & Marine (Avondale, AZ)
Drivetrain
Transmission:Ford Top Loader wide-ratio 4-speed, Centerforce flywheel and pressure plate assembly, Hurst Comp/Plus shifter
Driveshaft:custom 3 1/2-inch dia. aluminum, 4340 1350-series yokes
Rear Axle:Ford 9-inch, Detroit Locker, Strange Engineering 31-spline axles, 3.50:1 ring-and-pinion
Chassis
Front suspension:custom 620 lb/in coil springs, KYB adjustable shock absorbers, OE anti-sway bar, polyurethane bushings
Rear suspension:custom leaf bundles by Dunbar Springs (Phoenix), KYB shocks, OE anti-sway bar, polyurethane bushings
Brakes:Baer Track 13x1.10-inch disc, 2-piston calipers, front; PBR 12x.810-inch disc, single piston caliper, rear
Wheels & Tires
Wheels:Budnik Fontana 17x8, front; Budnik Fontana 18x9.5, rear
Tires:Nitto NT 555 245/45ZR17, front; Nitto NT 555 275/40ZR18, rear