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Rdub6

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So if it’s “technically not necessary”, does that mean it’s an addition, not a replacement for something already there?
 

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It replaces an existing part. It offers a slight additional “improvement” but I’ll never use it. It does say Ford Motorcraft on the part and will be in plain sight. It’s also something many probably have never seen or knew existed.

the part I remove to install it has value as well. Just not as much as this Motorcraft branded one
 
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Rdub6

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It replaces an existing part. It offers a slight additional “improvement” but I’ll never use it. It does say Ford Motorcraft on the part and will be in plain sight.

the part I remove to install it has value as well. Just not as much as this Motorcraft branded one
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Mustang5L5

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Yup, but the harder to find one. An 87-89 160mph speedo

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I recently found that 82 taillight lenses are rare and not reproduced, but found a set.
 

BlakeusMaximus

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Nice Mike, I’ve got 2 140 Ford Motorsport 140mph speedometers.
 

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Ford really did a white version?
Yup...was in my 89 " ultra light " GT convertible. I've never seen another one in white. It had a special fiberglass trunk and wing...both with full vin stamp. Power doors were also really lightweight. Dealer said it was factory installed.
 
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BlakeusMaximus

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How rare are these Ford Motorsport gauges? Whats the backstory on them? I really never saw those until I picked up my current car. I was pretty surprised when I saw that guage in there, along with the sand beige interior.
 

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I did some digging before I bought it. I can’t speak to the production numbers, but here’s the history.

the Motorsport speedo follows what was used in SSP cars. In 87- early 89, the SsP cars used the 140mph certified calibration speedo. Since Ford already made the part, they slapped a Motorsport logo on the face and sold it to mustang folk stuck with the dreary 85mph speedo. I imagine it was a desirable swap those years.

in late 89, the 140 mph speedo came out. The SSP cars went to a 160mph speedo. Ford sold it as a Motorcraft version as well. One year only fit on this part, so I think the ‘89 SSP speedo and the ‘89 Motorcraft 160 were the rarest for this year only.

for 90-93, the SSP was 160mph, and so was the Motorcraft unit.

Motorcraft speedo units:
87-early89: 140mph E7ZM-17A277
Late 89: 160mph E8ZM-17A277 (M-17255-J)
90-93: 160.

For SSP
87-early89: 140 mph E7ZV-17A277
Late 89: 160mph
90-93: 160mph E9ZV-17A277




weird thing is I’ve seen tons of the 87-89 140mph units and tried to buy a few here and there. I knew there was a 89 160unit, but never saw them for sale. I have not seen pics of a 90-93 160mph speedo. I think a few guys here have them though. I’ve actually seen way more of the 140mph speedos for sale, vs the later 160mph units. I would imagine the desire to go from 140 to 160 isn’t as great as the desire to go from 85 to 140, so perhaps more 140mph units were sold.

searching ebay...not finding any 90-93 Motorcraft ones. Just SSP units. Saw a post where someone said you snap off one corner of the 89 version and it fits the later cluster. I can’t confirm until part in hand.
 
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TOOLOW91

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I did some digging before I bought it. I can’t speak to the production numbers, but here’s the history.

the Motorsport speedo follows what was used in SSP cars. In 87- early 89, the SsP cars used the 140mph certified calibration speedo. Since Ford already made the part, they slapped a Motorsport logo on the face and sold it to mustang folk stuck with the dreary 85mph speedo. I imagine it was a desirable swap those years.

in late 89, the 140 mph speedo came out. The SSP cars went to a 160mph speedo. Ford sold it as a Motorcraft version as well. One year only fit on this part, so I think the ‘89 SSP speedo and the ‘89 Motorcraft 160 were the rarest for this year only.

for 90-93, the SSP was 160mph, and so was the Motorcraft unit.

Motorcraft speedo units:
87-early89: 140mph E7ZM-17A277
Late 89: 160mph E8ZM-17A277
90-93: 160.

For SSP
87-early89: 140 mph E7ZV-17A277
Late 89: 160mph
90-93: 160mph E9ZV-17A277




weird thing is I’ve seen tons of the 87-89 140mph units and tried to buy a few here and there. I knew there was a 89 160unit, but never saw them for sale. I have not seen pics of a 90-93 160mph speedo. I think a few guys here have them though. I’ve actually seen way more of the 140mph speedos for sale, vs the later 160mph units. I would imagine the desire to go from 140 to 160 isn’t as great as the desire to go from 85 to 140, so perhaps more 140mph units were sold.

searching ebay...not finding any 90-93 Motorcraft ones. Just SSP units. Saw a post where someone said you snap off one corner of the 89 version and it fits the later cluster. I can’t confirm until part in hand.
I painted the needles in mine to match the autometer . Something I first seen on your car I think
 
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