1970 Boss 302 Mustang
The cars were a
serious no frills street racer. For 1969 cars non functional items like the
cosmetic side scoops seen
on the regular production '69 Sportsroof and Mach One cars were eliminated . The car came with a 4 speed manual
transmission ; girly-girl options like the automatic trans and air conditioning were not offered on the 1969-1970 Boss cars.
The Boss engine
was a modified version of the original 289-302 block. The mill was fitted with
oversize intake and exhaust ports for better breathing and put out 290 HP. The air intake scoop
poked through opening in the hood and vibrated with the engine, hence the the name "Shaker Hood".
This Boss 302 car has all the correct parts; the engine block is the correct DOZE casting. All of the part assembly tags are still in place, including the RUG tag on the transmission; tag on the rear-end and engine tag. It even has the buck tag on the core support . This is a rare Boss 302 as it was fully optioned. This car came from the factory as a Deluxe Interior Car (63B). It also came equipped with a shaker hood, (correct boss 302 with working vacuum flapper), power steering, console, factory magnum 500 wheels and a dash clock. This is all documented by the factory invoices and build sheet none of these options were added. This Boss 302 was a special order vehicle; not sold through a Ford dealer.
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