1978 Ford Mustang Overview


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1978 Ford Mustang Overview

1978 brought excitement back to Mustang lovers. The 1978 Ford Mustang did not change much from the 1977 line with one notable addition: the King Cobra. The King Cobra sported a 5.0-liter, 302-ci 2V V8 rated at 134 horsepower. While not as impressive as some of the earlier machines, the King represented the light at the end of the Mustang II tunnel.

Mustang was further positioning itself in the marketplace by trying to garner a female market; a fashion accessory package was available with special cloth and a driver's side sun visor mirror. The back seat on all Mustangs was split into two pieces, a popular feature on many of the competing import cars as the time.


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    I have this 78 mustang lx that was given to me. It has the 4 cyl and a 4 speed. I was to know exactly what parts Are required to turn it into a 5.0. Im familiar with Cars but this is the first time...

    13 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

    How Can You Tell

    how can you tell it has an interceptor engine, thr code on the block have any thing to do with it. what is the block code for an interceptor engine. mine might have one. its a retired cop car

    127 views with 4 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
    Curtis Haywood

    Neutral Safety Switch

    Where is the location of the neutral safety switch on a 1978 Mustang ii cobra. .

    46 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)
    Adam Kupis

    What Is The Best Way To Break An Engine In?

    I might buy a 78 mustang cobra with a new 351 in it. The engine has less than 50 miles on it. I want this to be a strong, consistant, and lasting engine; what is the ideal speed to drive it at? Does h...

    276 views with 7 answers (last answer 5 years ago)

    I Have A 1978 Mustang Cobra, 2.8l V-6 4-speed With 60,000 Original Miles. ...

    554 views with 9 answers (last answer 2 years ago)