There’s no denying that the Fox Body Mustang is one of, if not the most popular platform for drag racing.
Brand loyalties aside, if you stop and think about it for second, few people would dare put a Ford or Mopar engine in a first Gen Camaro, yet we’re starting to see as many LS powered Mustangs as we do Ford powered ones over the past few years. Call it what you will, but the fact is that, pound for pound, the Fox body is hard to beat if you want a lightweight candidate to build into a street or strip car.
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec’s Martin Girard could be considered a purist with his wild ’91 dragstrip-dedicated build – yes, it’s powered by a small block Ford but, despite being brutally quick, he still jambs through the gears with a 5-speed transmission!
“The story started when I was 17 years old with the purchase of my first Fox Body Mustang. It was a street car with some modifications,” said Girard. It was his first Mustang that, like it did for so many, set the hook and would be the catalyst to Girard continuing on with the Fox Mustang body, and also getting in….Read more…Click the magazine image.