Raybestos, Top Suppliers to Restore 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback

Oct. 28, 2015

Oct. 28, 2015—Raybestos, a leading supplier of brakes, announced on Tuesday its partnership with leading suppliers to restore its Raybestos 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback.

“When you look at the caliber of companies that have come together for our latest build project, it is very clear that the Raybestos 1969 Mustang Fastback will be a very special, one-of-a-kind classic car,” said Bruce Tartaglione, senior vice president of global sales and marketing for Brake Parts Inc. “We are proud to partner with the best of the best and know that our customers and enthusiasts everywhere will appreciate the quality and performance these companies bring to the restoration of this iconic vehicle.”

Participating partners include:

  • Schwartz Performance Inc. – “G-Machine” bolt-in chassis & suspension
  • American Autowire – Body wiring harness
  • BeCool – High performance radiator and fans
  • Dakota Digital – VHX instrument cluster and A/C controller                
  • Flaming River – Tilt steering column and steering shaft components
  • Ford Performance – Coyote engine, Boss intake manifold, alternator kit and engine control pack
  • Forgeline – GA3C wheels
  • Hifonics – Elite series speaker component system, 5-channel amplifier and subwoofer
  • Hushmat – Ultra sound deadening kit and Silencer Megabond sound absorption foam
  • Mechanix Wear – Fabrication gloves & apparel
  • National Parts Depot – Interior and exterior trim parts            
  • Optima Batteries – Deep cycle battery                
  • PPG Automotive Refinish/The Color Shoppe – Paint materials            
  • Ridetech – HQ coilover shocks                
  • Ring Brothers – Billet aluminum hood hinges and door handles
  • SeatbeltPlanet.com – Full set of seat belts: front 4-point harnesses and rear seat lap belts
  • Silver Sport Transmissions - T56 Magnum 6-speed transmission, flywheel, clutch and hydraulics system
  • SpinTech – Mufflers and exhaust materials        
  • Tanks Inc. – EFI gas tank and fuel pump            
  • TechAFX – BlackWrap braided stainless PTFE conductive-core AN fuel hose and hose ends
  • TMI Products – Interior upholstery kit and seats                
  • Vintage Air – Air conditioning and heater system, engine serpentine system

Part of the restoration will also include Schwartz Performance installing an off-the-shelf performance disc brake upgrade package, using Raybestos components and Element3 brake pads with Enhanced Hybrid Technology.

To keep up with the progress of the Raybestos ‘69 Mustang Fastback carbuild, visit the vehicle’s website.

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