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  1969-70 Shelby Mustangs Specs

Model GT 350 GT 500
List Price
Fastback $4,434
Convertible $4,753
Fastback $4,709
Convertible $5,027
Engine

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Type V-8, iron block, water cooled
Head Cast iron, removable
Valves Overhead, pushrod/rocker-actuated
Max BHP 290 @ 4,800 rpm 335 bhp @ 3,200rpm
Max Torque 385 lbs-ft @ 3,200 rpm 440 lbs-ft @ 3,400rpm
Bore 4.00" 4.13"
Stroke 3.50" 3.98"
Displacement 351cid,   Windsor 428cid, 7019cc
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 10.6:1
Induction system Single Autolite four-barrel, 470 cfm Optional- Paxton Supercharger Ram Air, single Holley four-barrell, 735 cfm
Exhaust system Standard, dual exhaust
Electrical system 12-volt distributor system
Fuel consumption 12-16 mpg 11-12 mpg
Exhaust system Standard dual exhaust
Electrical system 12-volt distributor ignition
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Chassis
Frame Unibody, welded platform
Body Steel body with fiberglass pieces
Front suspension Unequal arms, independent coil springs, anti-sway bars, heavy duty adjustable tube shocks
Rear suspension Hotchkiss-type, unsymmetrical, variable-rate semi-elliptical leaf springs, heavy-duty adjustable tube shocks
Tire type and size Goodyear Super Wide-Oval E70X15
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Weights and Measures
Wheelbase 108"
Front track 58.5"
Rear track 58.5"
Overall height 50.6"
Overall width 71.9"
Overall length 190.62"
Ground clearance 6"
Crankcase 5 quart
Cooling system 20 quart
Gas tank 18 gallons
Curb weight 3,600 lbs. 4,230 lbs.
Weight Distribution 55/45% 56/44%
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Clutch
Type Single dry disc
Diameter 10.5" 11.5"
Actuation Mechanical
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Transmission
Type Four speed, full syncromesh, Ford Top-loader or
C-4 automatic
Four speed, full syncromesh Ford Top-loader or
C-6 automatic
Ratios 4 speed
Wide Ratio# Close Ratio*
First 2.78:1 2.32:1
Second 1.93:1 1.69:1
Third 1.36:1 1.29:1
Fourth 1.00:1 1.00:1
Reverse 2.78:1 2.32:1
#Std on GT 350 *Std on GT 500
Ratios Cruise-O-matic
First 2.40:1
Second 1.47:1
Third 1.00:1
Reverse 2.00:1
First 2.46:1
Second 1.46:1
Third 1.00:1
Reverse 2.20:1
Brakes
Front 11.3" Kelsey-Hayes power assisted discs
Rear 10x3" drums
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Differential
Ratios
4-speed Cruise-O-matic (Ford C6)
GT 350 Std
Optional
3.25:1
3.00:1
3.25:1*
3.50:1*+
3.25:1
3.00:1
3.25:1*
GT 500 Std
Optional
3.50:1
3.50:1*
3.91:1*+
4.30:1*+
3.50:1 3.00:1
3.50:1*
3.91:1*+
4.30:1*+
AC cars 3.00:1 3.00:1
*Traction Lok +not available after 4-69
Drive axles - type Enclosed, semi-floating
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Steering
Type Recirculating ball & nut gear, power assisted
Turns, lock to lock 3.7
Turning circle 37.6'
Steering ratio 16.0:1
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Performance
0-30 mph 2.8 secs 2.4 secs
0-40 mph 3.7 secs 3.5 secs
0-50 mph 4.9 secs 4.7 secs
0-60 mph 6.3 secs 6.0 secs
0-70 mph 8.6 secs 7.3 secs
0-80 mph 10.6 secs 9.0 secs
0-100 mph 17.1 secs 13.9 secs
Quarter Mile 14.94 secs @ 94 mph 17.0 @ 102 mph
Top Speed 119 mph @ 6,100 rpm 115 mph @ 5,100 rpm
3rd gear 92 mph @ 6,500 rpm 106 mph @ 5,500 rpm
2nd gear 70 mph @ 6,500 rpm 70 mph @ 5,500 rpm
1st gear 51 @ 6,500 rpm 40 mph @ 5,500 rpm
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Options:
Automatic Transmission (Ford FMX) Automatic Transmission (Ford C6)
Close ratio 4-speed
Air Conditioning
Tinted Glass
Fold Down Rear Seat (fastback ONLY)
F60X15 Polyglass GT Tires
Tilt Away Steering
Intermittment Windshield Wipers
Power Ventilation
Heavy Duty Battery
Ford Traction-Lok Limited Slip Rear End
Mandatory Options:
Power Steering
Power Brakes
Air Craft Type Shoulder Harness, front seat only
Tilt Wheel 
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