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looking for reading material about 67 k codes. mag. books and stuff. i know of the k code book and ordered the book. but just cant find to much articles about that year.
 

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Let me know what type of info you are looking for and I will help how I can. There is alot more info on the 65-66 K's than 67's due to the obvious disparity in numbers and changes for the 67 model year. There are many differences that defined the 65-66 K's that were not necessarily applicable to the 67, so it will be more fluid getting standarized info. Just let me know what you need to get started and I will be in touch via email to help you over any hurdles that you have or feel free to call me anytime.

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The reason for the lack of written articles is because Ford finally put the Big Block 390 in Mustangs in 1967. Everybody wanted to road test those. There are a few articles for the 67 GT 350, but, the intake and carb are different, differnt suspension, wheels.
 

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i have tons of mags with either the 390 or gt350 cars but nothing on k code.. nothing found in mustang monthly, or mustangs and fords, or any other mag
 

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Well unfortunately with them making less than 500 K codes, it makes it very difficult to round up too many articles on them. I have a few in MM, but only enough to count on 1 hand for the 1967's.
 

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Well, all 65-67 GT350 Shelbys were K codes. In 67, the only modification to the engine was the intake manifold and carburetor. Most of the K code Mustangs produced in 67 were delivered to Shelby American to become GT350's.
 

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The reason for the lack of written articles is because Ford finally put the Big Block 390 in Mustangs in 1967. Everybody wanted to road test those. There are a few articles for the 67 GT 350, but, the intake and carb are different, differnt suspension, wheels.
Yeah, the K code was old stuff by 67. Plus the 289HP actually cost more than the 390GT, meaning only hard-core car buffs realized the K code was a better car. In the showroom, the 390GT ran the 289HP right off the option list. The HP was gone in 68, replaced by the much cheaper to make, but anemic J code 302 4V. It was really just a 302 version of the A code 289 4V. 68 T's with the J code got a 9" rear. Delusions of grandeur.

289ci 271hp V-8 (with GT Equipment Group Only) $433.55

390ci 320hp V-8 $263.71

(Transmission upgrade to HD 3-speed with the 390, and 4-speed with the 289HP were required, and the 4-speed could be ordered with the 390, both were also available with automatic transmission.)
 

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Yeah, the K code was old stuff by 67. Plus the 289HP actually cost more than the 390GT, meaning only hard-core car buffs realized the K code was a better car. In the showroom, the 390GT ran the 289HP right off the option list. The HP was gone in 68, replaced by the much cheaper to make, but anemic J code 302 4V. It was really just a 302 version of the A code 289 4V. 68 T's with the J code got a 9" rear. Delusions of grandeur.

289ci 271hp V-8 (with GT Equipment Group Only) $433.55

390ci 320hp V-8 $263.71

(Transmission upgrade to HD 3-speed with the 390, and 4-speed with the 289HP were required, and the 4-speed could be ordered with the 390, both were also available with automatic transmission.)
The 68 has been my favorite since it was inroduced. Only bad thing was you couldn't get perfomance without a boat anchor in front! The 68 was between the K code and the Boss 302!
 

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The 68 has been my favorite since it was inroduced. Only bad thing was you couldn't get perfomance without a boat anchor in front! The 68 was between the K code and the Boss 302!
Well, if you don't mind a little subterfuge. This 68 GT350 was done completely stock, sorta. The engine is the original J code 302 with the Cobra high-rise and Holley. The original C3OZ-6250-V camshaft, the exact same cam used in the 289 2V, and the stock "log" exhaust manifolds, also the same as the 289 2V, were used as they should be, as door stops. In their place, it received 289 High Performance exhaust manifolds, and the C9OZ-6250-C hydraulic version of the 289HP cam. It was a totally different car after that.

 

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Well, if you don't mind a little subterfuge. This 68 GT350 was done completely stock, sorta. The engine is the original J code 302 with the Cobra high-rise and Holley. The original C3OZ-6250-V camshaft, the exact same cam used in the 289 2V, and the stock "log" exhaust manifolds, also the same as the 289 2V, were used as they should be, as door stops. In their place, it received 289 High Performance exhaust manifolds, and the C9OZ-6250-C hydraulic version of the 289HP cam. It was a totally different car after that.

Never been Shelby knowledgible. What powers a stock 68 GT350?
 

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68 GT350: J code 302. They had an emission problem at introduction time so some early cars did not get the aluminum intake unless they got the postcard from the dealer to bring it in for it.
 

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Nice........ Same color as my other 67 Fastback Dark Moss Green. Just goes to show you how much a car can be treated like a baby as it has 00000 on the odometer and probably doesn't seem much roadtime, lol.
 
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