The 1984 Mustang brought an end to the GLX series, replacing it with the LX model. Mustangs for the 1984 year included the hatchback, convertible, hardtop, and T-top models. Mid-year automatics received a 4 speed transmission along with a toned down 302, causing it to lose about 10 horses compared to the H.O. 302 in the GT. Dash lights changed from green to red, and a digital clock was added to the console. Another feature was a display of the car with warning lights for various sections - yellow for low fuel or washer fluid, and red when a headlamp or taillight burned out. Improved suspension came to all GT models in the form of lowered rear control arm pivots on both upper and lower ends. 1984 ½ was the 20th Anniversary Edition of the Mustang, and for the occasion a GT 350 was sold with a H.O. 302 or turbo 4 cylinder. A total of 5,261 GT 350’s were produced, mostly hatchbacks with a limited number of convertibles.
This was the first year for the SVO, a high-performance variant that featured an intercooled 2.3L turbocharged SOHC four cylinder engine that pumped out 175 HP, gas-charged Koni shocks, four wheel disc brakes, 1.12" diameter anti-sway bars and forged steel lower trailing arms. Inside, the SVO featured a Hurst shifter, bucket seats, dead pedal, 140 mph speedometer and 8000 RPM tachometer, plus water temp and oil pressure gauges.
This was also the first year a Saleen Mustang was available. Looking for restoration or aftermarket parts for your 84 Mustang? We have what you are looking for, check out our sections below. We have a great selection of performance parts, accessories, upgrades, and mods. We have all of the 84 Mustang parts you are looking for to get your Fox Body back in shape or just keep her looking and feeling great.