Ford Mustang

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USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser
USAF SSP Mustang - Dragon Chaser

USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 17, 2017 • views: 103

Riding a wingspan roughly as wide as a 10-story building is high, the U-2 pilot, insulated in a full pressurized flight suit and astronaut-like helmet, grips the stick and makes a final check on his alignment with the runway. The Lockheed spyplane is in the final seconds of a long, high-altitude recon mission overflying volatile […]

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1982 – The Start of The Police Mustangs
1982 - Start of The Police Mustangs

1982 – The Start of The Police Mustangs

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 16, 2017 • views: 192

Ford ‘officially’ offered the Special Service Package Mustang to law enforcement agencies from 1983-1993. However, the introduction of the Special Service Package Mustang actually began in 1982. 1982 – California Highway Patrol: The California Highway Patrol (CHP) was looking for a vehicle that could meet it’s performance needs. These demands were so serious, that it […]

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Hot Pursuit – Riding Shotgun With The CHP
Riding Shotgun With The CHP

Hot Pursuit – Riding Shotgun With The CHP

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 15, 2017 • views: 61

Officer Garrett appreciates a fast car-like his CHP Mustang, which is one of the few left in CHP’s fleet. “Don’t let them kill you on some dirty freeway.” This is the last sentence of a 5-paragraph survival creed that I read more than 7 hours ago in the briefing room in the Altadena California Highway […]

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Restoring A Texas DPS (M6-307) 1986 SSP Ford Mustang
Restoring A Texas DPS Mustang

Restoring A Texas DPS (M6-307) 1986 SSP Ford Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 85

In 2009, this Texas DPS 1986 SSP Ford Mustang was purchased from another SSP Mustang collector. The car needed everything, but it was solid and straight. The car had lived a very rough life. It was sold from the DPS auction, and at some point ended up abandoned at a storage unit only about 2 […]

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1986 Severe Service Package Ford Mustang – CHiPs LX
1986 CHiPs Mustang

1986 Severe Service Package Ford Mustang – CHiPs LX

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 126

  What would Ponch and Jon think about Phil Sanchez’s ’86 CHP SSP Mustang? For one thing, the Mustang coupe would’ve gotten Ponch and Jon out of the rain–on the rare occasion rain falls in Los Angeles. For another, they would’ve appreciated the performance from the Special Service Package–a 5.0L high-output V-8, five-speed transmission, 3.08:1 […]

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Jorge Trevino’s 1991 SSP Mustang
Jorge Trevino's 1991 SSP Mustang

Jorge Trevino’s 1991 SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 106

The Mustang SSP was a lightweight police car package based on the Mustang Fox-body and produced by Ford between 1982-1993. The car was meant to provide a speedier option for police departments in lieu of the full-size sedans on the market at the time. The SSP abbreviation means Special Service Package, a special Fox-body trim […]

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The Michigan State Police Ford Mustang
Michigan State Police Ford Mustang

The Michigan State Police Ford Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 143

  This semi-retired ’92 Mustang SSP still serves an active role with the Michigan State Police In the more than 90 years of the MSP, tradition has infused its operations and public presence, perhaps no more visibly than the distinctive blue state police vehicles. Of course, the cars have changed with the times, but they’ve […]

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Boones Mill Virginia Police Pontiac GTO views: 208

Photos of this phantom black 2004 Pontiac GTO have been posted on line and mistakenly referred to as a Virginia State Police (VSP) car. But a quick look at the officer in the photo above reveals that he’s in a dark blue uniform with a yellow stripe going down the pant legs. Virginia State Troopers […]

Houston Texas Police 2011 Chevy Camaro’s views: 151

  Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today (November 1, 2011) were joined by Houston Texans player Mario Williams to unveil the Pro Bowl linebacker’s donation of five Chevrolet Camaros to Houston Police’s Traffic Enforcement Division. These new traffic enforcement vehicles will be outfitted to run radar, and have low […]

Kentucky State Police (KSP) Chevy Camaro views: 104

  Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 By: Stacey McCaslin Start your engines, the Kentucky State Police have a new ride that’s going to be a booger to outrun. Troopers Brent White and Jason Kirk of the Kentucky State Police’s Post 2 will be behind the wheel of a high-performance 2002 Chevrolet Camaro, each taking turns […]

Boones Mill Police Chevy B4C Camaro views: 113

Above is a photo of the 1998 Chevy Camaro B4C that spent 6-years with the Boones Mill Virginia Police Department. The Camaro and Police Chief Lynn Frith became famous for enforcing the speed limit on US 220 in Boones Mill Virginia. (Boones Mill Police Chief Lynn Frith with the 1998 Chevy Camaro) It’s on that […]