Cleveland, sometimes referred to in FBI circles as the “mistake on the lake.”
After all the painting was complete they’d installed Dynamat, which kept the noise and exhaust heat under the car, where it should remain? The original engine had been the 289 V - 8, of which only a few hundred were put in this model. But 1967 also had brought the first major redesign of the Mustang and had offered a larger engine option. So they’d dropped in a big block 390, which had been in the vast majority of the Mustangs built that year. That had necessitated the dual exhaust, since the 390 couldn’t efficiently run off the single pipe. The 390 V-8 mustered 320 horsepower, plenty of muscle for a car that size.
“It wasn’t a war, Atlee.” “What was it then?” “I didn’t sign up to shoot …”