Mustang 50th Favorites – 1966 Mustang 2+2 Coupe running Big Brake Kit and LED Brake Lights

Intro note: The hood and trunk and doors are all open in these photos on purpose.

The car is running fine, but car photos with the hood up can be really confusing on first glance.


This darling 1966 Mustang 2+2 Coupe stopped by Olthoff Racing for a bit before making his way to the big 50th Anniversary gathering with his 5,000 closest Mustang pals.




It was a nice chance to see such a well-modded example that is also abolutely pretine inside. Drive-able upgrades all around, including radar detector and other accessories – Cold AC included.

How would it do versus the GT350 around the Charlotte Motor Speedway? That is unknown…

The owner’s comment about the LED brake lights is really valid considering the clamps on these wheels – these brakes are clearly huge and brand-new. Hauling the Mustang to a stop on a very confident stance.


But just a single 1157 Red bulb to indicate to traffic behind this stunner?

LED upgrades to the entire lamp provide a bright signature, even during the day. I refrained from mentioning my Subaru’s DIY CHMSL…






1966 Mustang 2+2 Coupe running Big Brake Kit and LED Brake Lights


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