A Dream Come True: Owning a 428 SCJ Mustang Mach 1

The 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback is a true American muscle car classic, renowned for its sleek, sporty design. But when outfitted with the performance oriented Mach 1 package and powered by the bold 428 Super Cobra Jet engine paired with a heavy-duty 4-speed, it becomes the ultimate dream machine for many Mustang enthusiasts.

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Brent Casiglio’s R-code 1969 Ford Mustang

A former U.S. Marine and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt holder, Brent Casiglio is also into classic muscle cars. At the young age of 15, he laid eyes on a 1969 Mustang Fastback for the first time, and it was a moment of love at first sight. From that day on, the Ford Mustang became his dream car. A goal he relentlessly pursued for 35 long years.

1969 ford mustang mach 1 428 scj

In October of 2021 Brent was finally able to land his dream car. A factory R-code 1969 Mustang Mach 1 428 Super Cobra Jet with pretty much every option available, verified through the original invoice. The Stallion had everything he ever wished for.

factory r code 1969 ford mustang mach 1

The 1969 Ford Mustang is factory equipped with: 428 SCJ, 4 speed manual, Drag Pack, visibility group, sport deck rear seat, power steering, tilt-away steering wheel, power disc brakes, power ventilation, AM/FM radio, tinted glass, deluxe belts/warning lights.

1969 ford mustang mach 1 r code super cobra jet

Brent spent the next 12 months transforming it into what it is today. Bringing the 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 back to concourse specs using only NOS parts. Custom side stripes and 15-inch Magnum 500 wheels with BFG radial TA’s are the only variations from original.

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