By The Numbers
'65 Mustang Fastback
Richard Dolido * Chicago, IL
Vehicle weight w/driver: 2,980 lbs

Type: Ford displacing 347 ci (4.030 bore, 3.400 stroke)
Block: 1968 Ford hi-po replacement block, decked and align-honed
Compression ratio: 11.5:1
Oiling: Canton seven-quart oil pan, Melling high-volume oil pump
Rotating assembly: 3.400-inch stroke Eagle forged crankshaft, H-beam rods, hypereutectic pistons, Perfect Circle ring pack
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock Performer, ported and polished by hand
Camshaft: COMP hydraulic roller, 230/230 degrees duration at .050, .512/.512-inch lift, Cloyes double-roller timing gear
Valvetrain: COMP pushrods, 2.02/1.60-inch valves, COMP roller rockers, Edelbrock valvesprings
Induction: Edelbrock Air Gap intake, Edelbrock Thunder Series 800-cfm carb, K&N air cleaner
Power adder: none
Ignition: Mallory Unilite, 14 degrees initial timing
Exhaust: Jet-Hot coated Hooker Super Comp, 1 3/4-inch primaries, 3-inch collectors, Flowmaster Thunder Series mufflers
Fasteners: ARP studs
Built by: Michael Carella/Richard Dolido (Chicago)
Transmission: 1969 Ford Toploader four-speed
(2.32, 1.69, 1.29, 1.00:1) by Michael Carella,
Hurst Competition Plus shifter,
Centerforce II flywheel/clutch assembly
Driveshaft: Inland Empire aluminum,
4340 1350-series yokes
Rear axle: 1968 Ford 9-inch, TruTrac differential,
3.70:1 ring-and-pinion
Front suspension: stock hi-po disc brake spindles,
stock control arms repositioned 1-inch lower
on frame, Eaton 1-inch lowering springs, Koni
adjustable shock absorbers, ADDCO 1-inch diameter
antisway bar, Flaming River 16:1 manual steering box,
Total Control subframe connectors,
polyurethane bushings throughout
Rear suspension: Eaton 1-inch lowering springs,
Koni adjustable shocks,
Scott Drake 3/4-inch diameter antisway bar
Brakes: Stainless Steel Brakes 12-inch rotors,
Kelsey-Hayes four-piston calipers,
CNC billet dual master cylinder,
braided steel lines, front; 10x2.5-inch drums, rear
Wheels & Tires
Wheels: Boyd Coddington Sting Ray 7x7, front; 17x8, rear
Tires: Kumho ECSTA 225/45ZR17, front; Kumho ECSTA 245/45ZR17, rear