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Found: Cobra Jet Mustang Hidden In Basement For 28 Years

The `69 428CJ Mach 1 Mustang was the ultimate hero for Ford when it comes to the golden era of muscle cars. However, these muscle cars are still bad-to-the-bone piece of machinery. This 1969 Cobra Jet Mustang was purchased brand new from a dealership in Gainesville on May 5 in 1969. It sat in a basement all abandoned collecting dust for 28 years.

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Now, it has finally been found and it has a new owner in Tommy Higgins. This muscle car classic has only 41,525 miles on the odometer.

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We are simply in love with this car, even the dust on the exterior is completely original and correct! The car shines even with a 28 year old coat of dust.

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Tommy Higgins is the owner of a Ford Mustang performance facility located near Atlanta. He has been constantly looking after this muscle car like looking for the Holy Grail since 1988. Inside the trunk, the original Goodyear spare tire and jack can be found. The 428 CJ engine has every emission plumbing still inside.

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In fact, everything is still there except for some fresh spark plugs. The car runs perfectly after the fuel pump and gas tank were replaced. The interior doesn`t have any tears, runs or rips whatsoever. No cracks can be found in the dash as well.

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All the interior lights and gauges work as new. After a deep slumber, all of these years, this 1969 Cobra Jet Mustang is ready to hit the streets once again!

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