WHERE THE MONEY WENT
1971 Maverick (original price): $2,200
Interior rehab: $800
Bodywork materials: $1,270
Fuel system: $1,250
Exhaust system: $565
Front suspension: $570
Cooling system: $430
Long-block: $2,850
Camshaft/cylinder heads: $1,460
Transmission: $1,280
Rearend: $805
Rear suspension: $455
Rims and tires: $1,420
Ignition system: $525
Total: $15,880

By The Numbers
71 Ford Maverick
Kory Keshemberg
Appleton, WI
Vehicle weight w/driver: 3,000 lbs
Best e.t.: 11.70 at 117 mph

Engine
Type: Ford displacing 357 ci (4.030 bore, 3.50 stroke)
Block: 1972 Ford 351C
Compression ratio: 10.2:1
Oiling: stock five-quart oil pan, stock oiling system
Rotating assembly: 3.50-inch stroke cast crank,
cheapo forged H-beam rods, and Wiseco forged pistons
Cylinder heads: stock cast iron, gasket-matched ports
Camshaft: COMP Cams solid-lifter flat-tappet, 294 degrees duration @ .050-inch,
.605-inch lift, Cloyes double-roller timing gear
Valvetrain: 2.25/1.71-inch valves,
1.73:1 Crane roller rocker arms,
hardened 3/8-inch pushrods, K-Motion valvesprings
Induction: Edelbrock Torker intake manifold,
Holley 750 HP carburetor, K&N Xtreme air cleaner
Power-adder: none
Ignition: MSD Pro-Billet distributor, 6AL box, 36 degrees total timing
Exhaust: Hooker Super Comp
Tubular Automotive headers,
1 7/8-inch primary pipes, 3.5-inch collectors,
3-inch exhaust system, Flowmaster mufflers
Fasteners: ARP
Built by: Kory Keshemberg
Drivetrain
Transmission: 1978 Ford C4, stock ratios,
TCI 10-inch torque converter,
3,200-rpm stall speed,
TCI fluid cooler, B&M Pro Stick shifter
Driveshaft: stock
Rear axle: 1958 Edsel housing, spool differential,
4.30:1 ring-and-pinion
Chassis
Front suspension: stock
Rear suspension: stock leaf springs, Competition
Engineering adjustable shock absorbers
Brakes: 1977 Granada 11-inch disc, front;
stock drum, rear
Wheels & Tires
Wheels: Weld Pro Star 15x3.5, front; 15x8, rear
Tires: El Cheapo 165/70R15, front;
275/60R15 Hoosier Quick Time Pro or
Mickey ET Drags 26.0/10.511.5-15LT, rear