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News   September 18, 2015   by CARS Magazine

Raybestos unveils rendering of 1969 Mustang Fastback restoration project

69mustangfront_REV3A_rebel_newlogo_fullsizedRaybestos, while partnering with Schwartz Performance, has announced that the rendering of the 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback has become available for viewing.

The rendering illustrates the classic Mustang colors and striping that will be found on the restored muscle car. As part of the complete restoration, Schwartz Performance will install its “G-Machine” bolt-in chassis as well as an off-the-shelf performance disc brake upgrade package, using Raybestos components and Element3 brake pads with Enhanced Hybrid Technology (EHT).

“As we rebuild this one-of-a-kind Raybestos ’69 Mustang Fastback, we are keeping in mind the Boss 302 Mustang of 1969,” said Jeff Schwartz, president of Schwartz Performance. “The classic colors and striping are true to the time and we will install a new Ford Coyote engine that is very similar to the one found in the modern Boss 302.”

Once the restoration is complete, the iconic Mustang will travel throughout North America next year before making its way to the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, where it will be awarded to one lucky winner.

“Raybestos and Mustang are the perfect match of history, leadership and innovation,” said Bruce Tartaglione, senior vice president of global sales and marketing for Brake Parts Inc. “After seeing the Mustang ‘before’ and the vision for its restoration, I know our customers and car enthusiasts everywhere will be interested in following the evolution of the Raybestos 1969 Mustang Fastback.”


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