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Old 05/26/2007, 08:24 PM   #9
John McGilvary
 
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Originally Posted by GTCSMustang View Post
I've never heard of anything other than 428 Cobra Jet Mustangs having reinforced shock towers in 1968. That would include regular Mustang, HCS, GT/CS, and GT500KR. Cougars were different, I'm just talking Mustangs. Maybe a few other than 428s got the reinforced shock towers, but it was the exception. It had nothing to do with heavy duty suspension. It was R-code specific. 1968 G.T.-350 and 1968 G.T.-500 got welded shock tower bracing but not the wrap-around bracing that the GT500KRs got.

Scott
I was thinking the same thing, Scott.

There is a pic in my gallery. ( California Special/428CJ/2006, #16 )
The engine bay was prety dusty then, but you can see the reinforcements.

John
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