Books and Magazine Articles

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Early Magazine Articles:

  • Ford's Ultimate Supercar by Eric Dahlquist, Hot Rod November 1967

  • The Jet Set by Eric Dahlquist, Hot Rod March 1968

  • "Under the Hood" Venom from Ford: 428 Cobra Jet, Autolite-Ford Shop Tips March 1968

  • NHRA Winternationals 8th Annual Championships by Terry Cook and Dan Roulston, Car Craft April 1968

  • 1968 Winternats by Jim Edmunds and Super Stock Champ by Jim McCraw, Super Stock & Drag Illustrated April 1968

  • For Sundays Only - Zap! by John Raffa Car Craft April 1968
    Don Nicholson's S/S tech

  • Hubie & His Horse by Jim McFarland, Hot Rod April 1968
    Hubert Platt's S/S tech

  • Tasca's 11-Second Street Cobra Jet by Jim McCraw, Super Stock & Drag Illustrated June 1968

  • Blueprinting the Cobra Jet and The Cobra Jet Set by unknown authors, Speed & Supercar October 1968

  • Ford's Cobra Jet by author unknown, Super Street Cars October 1968

  • 1969 428 Mustang Mach 1 Road Test, Car and Driver November 1968

  • Inside Ford's 428 Cobra Jet by Bob Vesly and The Street Scene's No Sweat with a 428 Cobra Jet by Joe Oldham, Rodder & Super Stock November 1968

  • New Breed Stocker by Dean Bass, Speed & Supercar December 1968

  • Mustang Cobra Jet, Revisited by Joe Oldham and The Deadly Cobra by R. L. Garramone, Rodder & Super Stock January 1969

  • Mustang Mach 1 Drag Test by Roland McGonegal, Super Stock & Drag Illustrated February 1969

  • Hubie Tells it Like It Is by Alex Walordy, Super Stock and FX February 1969

  • 1969 428 CJ Mustang Drag Test by Jerry Mallicoat, Car Craft March 1969

  • Ford '69 Cobra Jet Drag Setup Options by Edsel Spiegel, Rodder & Super Stock March 1969

  • Beware of Snakes by Martyn L. Schorr, Rodder & Super Stock May 1969

  • Blueprinting the Cobra Jet by author unknown, Super Stock and FX May 1969

  • Foulger Ford's CJ Tricks by Alex Walordy, Super Stock & Drag Illustrated June 1969

  • Shelby One More Time by Ro McGonegal, Super Stock & Drag Illustrated September 1969

  • Cobra Jet Power for the 390 by Mike Anson, Car Life November 1969

  • 1970 Mustang CJ Drag Test by Jim McCraw, Super Stock & Drag Illustrated November 1969

  • Maple Leaf Mustang: North Country 428 Tricks by Don Green, Car Craft December 1969

  • Hopping Up the Shelby GT 500 by author unknown, Rodder & Super Stock January 1970

  • 428 Cobra Jet Street Setups by Dan Bott, Super Street Cars April 1970

Late (post production period) Magazine Articles:

  • Ford Parts Interchange Guide by Bill Sievers, Drag Racing August 1970

  • How To Win With Ford's 428 by Alex Walordy, Popular Hot Rodding December 1971

  • Captain Cobra Jet and His Magic Engine Machine by author unknown, Hot Rod September 1975

  • Quick Cobra Jet by Doug Marion, Popular Hot Rod May 1980

  • Ford's Forgotten Hero by George Wahl, Mustang Monthly March 1981

  • The Cobra Jet That Could by Donald Farr, Mustang Monthly March 1983

  • Super Search: In Search of the Elusive Super Cobra Jet by Jerry Heasley and Cobra Jet Set by Donald Farr, Car Review December 1984

  • Ford Enginuity by Dr. John Craft, Muscle Car Review August 1987

  • 1968 1/2 Mustang by Donald Farr, Super Ford March 1988

  • The Jet Set by Al Kirschenbaum, Hot Rod November 1988

  • The Cobra Jets by Alex Gabbard, Fabulous Mustangs July 1989

  • Clash of the Titans by Tom Shaw, Musclecar Review September 1989
    1968 428 CJ Mustang vs. Yenko Camaro

  • How To: Spot a vintage "Rev Limiter" by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly December 1989
    Describes cover stampings found on several NOS rev limiters.

  • I.D. Guide to the 428 Cobra Jet Engine by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly July 1990
    Describes detailing and identification points for a 1969 428 CJ engine.

  • Built to the Hilt: Updating Ford's FE Engine for 90's Muscle, author unknown, Musclecar Classics February 1991
    Describes a 428 SCJ rebuild project.

  • 428 Cobra Jet History by Alex Gabbard, Fabulous Mustangs March 1991

  • 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Cobra Jet Drive Report by John F. Katz, Special Interest Autos April 1991

  • Thoroughbred Pony by Jeff Tann, Musclecar Classics April 1992
    1969 GT-500 Thoroughbred Undercarriage Detailing

  • Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday by author unknown, Super Ford February 1993
    Tasca Ford history

  • Ford 428 Cobra Jet by Barrie Poole, Muscle Monthly May 1993

  • Cobra Jet: Making of a Legend by Alex Gabbard, Mustangs & Exotic Fords October 1993

  • How To: Detail a 428 CJ Engine by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly March 1994
    Describes detailing and identification points for a 1968 428 CJ engine.

  • Birth of a Legend by Charles Morris, Ford Trader August 1995

  • Cobra Jets! Facts and Fallacies by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly March 1997

  • Inside Ford's Firebreathing 428 Cobra Jet by Mike Mueller, Musclecar Review June-July 1997

  • SVT Cobra vs. Cobra Jet by Jeff Ford, Mustang Monthly January 1998

  • Concocting the Cobra Jet by Mike Mueller, Automobile Quarterly July 1998

  • Greatest Musclecar Engines: Ford's 428 Cobra Jet by Anthony Young, Musclecar Review September 2001

  • Detailing Guide: Detailing the 428 CJ for Concours Show Duty by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly February 2003
    Describes detailing and identification points for a 1968 and a 1969 428 CJ engine.

  • Build A Brute 428 by Jim Smart, Mustang & Fords March 2004

  • Ford's Answer... How the 428 Cobra Jet came to be (and what it is) by Paul McLaughlin, Hemmings Mustang Market & Tech Guide March/April 2005

Magazine Feature Cars (with then-known owner):

  • Four's Enough (Rex Hall) by author unknown, Mustang Monthly March 1983

  • High Country Special (Dean Poeppe) by author unknown, Mustang by Hot Rod Winter 1984

  • Sleeping Beauty (Bill White) by Donald Farr, Mustang Monthly March 1984

  • Light White Mustang (Rick Kirk) by John Smith, Super Ford July 1986

  • ETs Come Home (Jimmy Henley) by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly November 1986

  • Cobra Jet Rarities (Bill White) by author unknown, Mustang Monthly January 1987

  • Family Fastback (Roger Bauman) by author unknown, Mustang by Hot Rod February 1987

  • White Lightning (Geoff Richards) by Jeff Tann, Fabulous Mustangs May 1988

  • Iron Horse (Mike Miano) by Paul Zazarine, Musclecar Review June 1988

  • First Cobra Jet Drag Car (Rick Kirk) by Don Emmons, Mustang by Hot Rod July 1989

  • Restoration Required (John Scanelli) by Tom Corcoran, Mustang Monthly October 1989

  • Pre-Pro Stocker (Glidden SS/F) (Bruce Weiss) by John Craft, Super Ford December 1989

  • Horse Cents (Bob Crowder) by Tom Shaw, Musclecar Review April 1990

  • Vintage Random Choice (Bruce Weiss) by John Craft, Mustang Monthly September 1990

  • When Duty Calls (Mel Lloyd) by Jim Smart, Mustang by Hot Rod July 1991

  • Mid Year Monster (Dick Bridges) by Tom Corcoran, Mustang Monthly August 1991

  • Horse Whipped (Chris Teeling) by Mike Mueller, Musclecar Review September 1992

  • Cobra Jets Are Us (Chris Teeling) by Mike Mueller, Super Ford February 1993

  • All The Right Pieces (Tom Huber) by Peter Sessler, Mustang Monthly April 1993

  • 1968 1/2 Mustang 428 Cobra Jet (Chris Teeling) by Mike Mueller, Car Collector June 1993

  • Pony Jet (Dick Bridges) by author unknown, Mustang & Fords July 1993

  • Best of 30 Years/No Laughing Matter (Chris Teeling) by Steve Saunders and Tom Corcoran, Mustang Monthly April 1994

  • Mustangs: 68 1/2 vs. 94 (Kenn Funk) by C. Van Tune, Mustang & Fords May 1994

  • R-Code Screamer (Bob Stewart) by Bill Holder, Mustang Monthly November 1994

  • 1968 CJ Mustang Convertible (Bob Petrie) by author unknown, Mustang Illustrated December 1994

  • Ultimate GT (Kenneth Crow) by Steve Statham and Tom Corcoran, Mustang Monthly April 1995

  • The CJ Mystique (Jerry Maddox) by Jim Smart, Mustang & Fords July 1995

  • Quarter Mile King (Kenn Funk) by Rob Reaser, Mustang Monthly Decemgber 1995

  • Rare Road Ripper (Kenn Funk) by Rob Reaser, Mustang Monthly September 1996

  • The Perfect Mustang? (Dick Bridges) by Tom Shaw, Musclecar Review February-March 1997

  • Purrfection (Jim Pinkerton) by Wayne Biscoe, Mustang & Fords May 1997

  • Who's Laughing (Morris Tyler) by Jerry Pitt and Rob Reaser, Mustang Monthly May 1997

  • Persistence Payoff (Eric English) by Tom Wilson, Super Ford April 1998

  • Pop Top (Rob Petrie) by Wayne Cook, Mustang & Fords May 1998

  • Ram Jet (Gregg Cly) by Steve Statham, Super Ford December 1998

  • Promotion Notion (Joe D'Antuono) by Robert Gross, Mustang Illustrated June 2000

  • Rare Finds (Mike Cole) by Jerry Heasley, Mustang & Fords July 2000

  • Quarter Horse (Don Antilla) by Robert Gross, Special Interest Autos November-December 2000

  • Worth the Wait (Kenneth Clark) by Huw Evans, Mustang Illustrated July 2001

  • Fooled Ya! (Gordon Gaub) by Eric English, Mustang & Fords February 2002

  • Would You Believe... (Bob Brisbois) by Teresa T. Vickery, Mustang Times February 2002

  • Awesome (Bob Lamphere) by Jeff Ford, Mustang Monthly March 2002

  • A Turn At The Wheel: 1968 1/2 428 Cobra Jet (Don Antilla) by Rob Gross, Hemmings Mustang Market & Tech Guide Issue #1

  • Going Home (Dave Birchmire, Sr.) by Dave Birchmire, Sr., Mustang Times April 2002

  • Faint of Heart Need Not Apply (Joe Sikora) by Joe Sikora, Mustang Times May 2002

  • Made to Order (David Peterson) by Nelson Cardadeiro, Mustang Monthly June 2002

  • 1970 Mustang CJ 428 (Bob Brisbois) by Richard Prince, Auto Restorer July 2002

  • Something... Different (Alan & Donna Rye) by Rob Reaser, Mustang Monthly August 2002

  • 300 (Bob Brisbois) by Teresa T. Vickery, Mustang Times November 2002

  • Gee Tee See Jay! (Eric Harris) by Jim Smart, Mustang Monthly January 2003

  • Reference for Originality (Ed Meyer & Randy Sizemore) by Miles Cook, Mustang Monthly April 2003

  • One Of... (Bob Teets) by Tracey Ellis, Mustang & Fords June 2003

  • Ode (Tom Gerardi) by Jeff Ford, Mustang & Fords June 2003

  • Cobra Jet 35th Anniversary by Donald Farr, Mustang Monthly June 2003

  • CJ Sleeper (William Blankenship) by Rob Reaser, Mustang Monthly September 2003

  • Cobra Jet Perfection (Ernie Unhold) by Dr. Jamie Meyer, Mustang Monthly October 2003

  • FE For Fun (Michael Johnson) by Eric English, Mustang Monthly January 2004

  • Attitude Adjustment (Scott Hoag) by Dale Amy, Mustang Monthly April 2004

  • Unlawful (David McGorman) by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly June 2004

  • Rare As Gold (Larry Vigus) by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly July 2004

  • CJ Survivor (Scott Wehler) by Donald Farr, Mustang Monthly August 2004

  • Original Recipe (Gary Woodruff) by Tom Shaw, Mustang Monthly August 2004

  • Poppy Red Racer (Don Fezell) by Josh Bolger, Mustang Times September 2004
    Bill Ireland's 1968 CJ Mustang

  • Out Of This World (Tom Cantrell) by Eric English, Mustang Monthly January 2005

  • Rare Finds, "One-Owner, Low Miles, '70 Cobra Jet Mach 1" (Rick Parker) by Jerry Heasley, Mustang & Fords January 2005

  • Hot Mach Fun (Walker and Dianne Everson) by Jim Smart, Mustang & Fords March 2005

  • Kind of a Drag (Frank Miller) by Donald Farr, Mustang Monthly March 2005

  • 36 Years with a '68 1/2 Cobra Jet (Keith Stem) by Staff, Hemmings Mustang Market & Tech Guide March/April 2005

  • Sailor's Pride (Fred Miller) by Josh Bolger, Mustang Times April 2005

  • Those Were The Days (Don Duttinger) by Donald Farr, Mustang Monthly May 2005

  • Essence of Perfection? (Bob Brisbois) by Mary Jean Wesche, Mustang Times July 2005

  • Valley Whirl (Michael Breindal) by Jim Smart, Mustang & Fords July 2005

  • Preservation SCJ (Bob Perkins) by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly October 2005

  • Good As Gold (Bob Brisbois) by Jerry Heasley, Mustang Monthly December 2005

  • Star of the Show (Ray Powers) by Paul McLaughlin, Hemmings Mustang Market & Tech Guide November/December 2005

  • 1967 Tasca KR-8 Mustang - Tasca's KR-8 Birth Of The Cobra Jet by Donald Farr, Mustang Monthly March 2010

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Article and book submissions are always welcome, but please be wary of copyright restrictions. Thanks to Chris Teeling for noting many of the 1968-specific articles listed here.