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With just bolt-ons, Derek Venable took his 2013 Shelby GT500 to 193.6 mph from a standing start in just one mile at the world famous Texas Mile land-speed racing event (LSR). How's that for impressive? The stock car went 174.7 mph, which is impressive, but the RevanRacing.com bolt-on mods added 150 whp and 19 mph in the standing mile. If this was one of the 1.5 mile LSR events we're sure the mighty GT500
This is what Innovators West ADRL Extreme Pro Stock Mustang is powered by; a massive, naturally-aspirated, 828 cid, Hemi-headed Ford motor! The beast is good for just shy of 2000 hp and spins to a sky-high 9000 rpm! Apparently the motor made 1950 hp on this pull from 7000-8250 rpm. Only a well-built race motor can produce that kind of drive-no peaky powerbands here! Listen to this beast twist in anger!
Who said the stock S197 computer can only handle 7750 rpm? Not JPC, because here's proof: A pull to a sky-high 8200 rpm en route to 507 hp at the wheels! Although JPC claims that bolt-on stock Coyotes will pull up to 7750 rpm with ease, this car has an RGR/JPC built block with ported heads, aftermarket cams, full exhaust, a BOSS 302 intake, L&M throttle body and JLT CAI. Seriously, the Coyote motor
Phillip Ferrini The Mustang Source What would you do with a 1000HP Shelby Mustang and a lonely road through the desert? Easy, what any Gearhead would do, nail it! And that's exactly what this cool Shelby marketing video is, just a high-powered car on a cool road. No corporate chatter or gimmicks, just the sound of the blower whine and the bark of the exhaust. Turn up your speakers and enjoy!
TMS Editor The Mustang Source Sick and tired of just wishing there were some shorty headers available for your Mustang that meet your performance needs? Well, MagnaFlow feels your pain. The California-based high-performance exhaust manufacturer is rolling out a new line of 50 state legal shorty headers for the third, fourth and fifth-generation Ford Mustangs and a few other muscle cars. Unveiled at SEMA, the new stainless steel headers will feature a titanium ceramic coating
TMS EditorThe Mustang Source The Mercury Capri is one of the coolest Fox-bodies of all time thanks to its wide fenders, bubble-backed glass and unique body lines that set it apart from all other Foxes. They were rare back then, but you'd be hard-pressed to find a clean one these days-they're nearly nonexistent. I'm always on the lookout for cool Capris so when I read the article about this particular example several months ago
Article courtesy of MustangsDaily.com, your source for all the latest Ford Mustang news and articles. Jim Inglese, a name who is legendary for building Weber carburetion systems, has announced that his company will be offering Independent Runner Weber and EFI induction units for the Coyote 5.0-liter engine. Each eight-stack system is custom-built and calibrated for each engine, with a wide variety of plating and other finishes available. Currently the FAST software used with the intake
Article courtesy of MustangsDaily.com, your source for all the latest Ford Mustang news and articles. If you've ever thought about putting a crate engine in your Mustang project car, then you've likely browsed through Ford Racing Performance Parts catalog and seen their Aluminator line of engines. The turn-key 5.0L engines are ideal for the 2011-2014 Mustang since they bolt right in, although they can fit into various other Ford projects as well. Currently three versions are offered, including
Marcus Slater Mustang Forums It's official. The 2015 Mustang will come to the good 'ol US of A with a four-cylinder Ecoboost option. The kicker? It's probably not going to be the base model engine. This confirmation comes from the guys at Road and Track, so we'll see if they're actually right later on. But if they are, that means this'll be the first time the Mustang has been offered with a four banger
Good news for those looking to add some power to their 2011+ Mustang via supercharger system. Magnuson Products, LLC just announced their new pricing for the MP2300 TVS Supercharger system for the 2011+ Mustang GT featuring the 5.0-L Coyote motor.The MP2300 TVS Supercharger system now starts at $6050 for a black coated finish or spend an extra $100 for the FR Blue finish ($6150). This particular system produces 8-8.5 psi of boost and good for 545+
By the time you've settled into lap three around Laguna Seca, the Boss is shouting at you and you don't even care.This isn't your office, so revel in it. This Boss hammers your tympani with a proprietary blend of pleasure and pain--sound familiar?--but none of the kvetching over expense reports or missed deadlines. It's watching you like a hawk, for sure, lipstick video cameras stalking you with paparazzi precision, but they're only there to document
Has the air conditioning system in your Ford Mustang started blowing warm air year-round? Air conditioning system repairs can get to be very expensive but before running to your mechanic there are some steps that you can take that could save you some money. First, look around under the hood of your Ford Mustang for the air conditioning systems decal. Here, you will get the basic information that you need to service your AC
2011 ford mustang review 2011 Ford Mustang 50 Review If you're in the market for a new, 2011 Ford Mustang vehicle, you'll be well served to read up on several different review sites in order to determine which of the various types of Mustang is best designed to meet your needs. The 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0 GT provides a smooth ride with excellent torque, horsepower and great MPG rating. However, the 2011 Ford Mustang
One of the most highly anticipated vehicles of the 2010 model year is the 2010 Cobra Jet Mustang. A review of this new Ford vehicle will show both an overview of the various specs of the car and a rating of the quality of the vehicle overall. This car is widely considered to be one of the finest in the recent model years of Mustangs, and an excellent addition to Ford's line of vehicles.
Untitled Document One of the best ways to improve a Ford Mustang engine at home is by installing a new cold air intake system. The intake system in your car is the portion of the vehicle that brings in oxygen from the surrounding atmosphere in order to be mixed with the gasoline from the fuel tank. This process of mixing allows the fuel to be utilized by the internal combustion system in the engine.
The Shelby GT500 has become one of the most well known performance cars in the US and a big part of that success is the powerful 5.4L Supercharged V8. The 2011 Shelby GT500 uses that same 5.4L engine but for 2011 Ford's Special Vehicle Team (SVT) has designed a new all aluminum block for their flagship performance car. This new engine block material allows for a weight reduction of 102lbs compared to the cast
For the 2011 model year, the legendary Ford Mustang once again flexes its muscles with three all-new, state-of-the-art powertrains delivering marked gains in both fuel economy and power.The 2011 Mustang coupe and convertible arrive with a 305-horsepower 3.7-liter V-6 engine with Ford's new advanced engine valvetrain technology - Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) - as standard equipment. Performance-minded buyers opting for the Mustang GT are treated to an all-new 5.0-liter, 32-valve V-8 with Ti-VCT,
Ford's Special Vehicle Team (SVT) engineers are taking high performance to a new level with the 2011 Ford Shelby GT500, resulting in a car that has an all-new aluminum-block engine, even better driving dynamics and handling, improved fuel economy and more horsepower than ever."The SVT team continues to push the performance standards of the Shelby to even higher levels and better refinement," said Jost Capito, director of global performance vehicles and motorsports business development. "All
The 2011 Ford Mustang will look almost exactly like the 2010 model, but the 2011 Mustang and 2011 Mustang GT models will sport new engines when they go on sale early in summer 2010.That's not to say the 2011 Mustang won't look fresh: Ford revised the styling for 2010 and gave the interior a much-needed overhaul. For 2011, the Mustang gets different wheels, some minor trim changes and new badges. The big news is under
The 2011 Mustang GT gets 412 horsepower!Since Ford failed to give us any details at the LA Auto Show about the 2011 Ford Mustang, the internet has continued to buzz about what kind of power we could see in the 2011 GT. We were all expecting the 5.0 "Coyote" V8 and the Mustang community was hoping and praying for at least 400hp to help the Mustang keep up with the 2010 Camaro SS. According to
The LA Auto Show is less than a week away and with it, the unveiling of the 2011 Ford Mustang engine lineup. This morning, Ford issued the first piece of information about the new Mustang powerplants and while they have only announced specs on the V6-this first piece of news is a step in the right direction for the Mustang. The Duratec 3.7 and Coyote 5.0 have been speculated engines for 2011 and with the
The new EcoBoost 3.5L V6 engine calls on a pair of turbochargers to make an amazing 355 horsepower in the Lincoln MKS and Ford Taurus SHO. If rumors prove to be true, this technologically advanced V6 could find its way into the 2011 Ford Mustang.
Information released on the 2011 Ford Mustang contained no official engine announcements, but there are rumblings that suggest a much more powerful 3.7L Duratec V6 could replace the popular 4.0L variant. The 4.0L V6 of the 2005-2010 base model Mustang proved to be great, both stock and modified, but with the current Chevrolet Camaro offering 300hp in their base V6 models, Ford is expected to answer the challenge with their 3.7L Duratec.
Joining the market this past spring, the Ford Shelby 2010 GT500 benefited from lessons learned when the ultra high-performance 2008-2009 Ford GT500KR came out. The next GT500 also improved inside thanks to interior developments applied to the updated base models.
Other than the roof panel, everything on the 2010 Ford Mustang is new when this year. Not just new, all of it is improved in some way compared to the 2004-2009 version of America's favorite sporty car.
The 2010 Ford Mustang debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2008 showing off a new, sleek exterior, and Ford unveiled the 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 at the Detroit Auto Show a few months later. The 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 received similar changes in styling as the Mustang GT, but Ford's Special Vehicle Team (SVT) took the refresh a step further but inside and out. The 2010 Mustang GT is expected to
Ford Motor Company has presented us with the 2010 Mustang in the base and GT trimlines, and went the extra step to show off some dealership-available modifications from Ford Racing. The appearance changes were fairly subtle, and have given the car a more aggressive stance, but some Mustang faithful are unhappy with the announcement of the return of the 4.6L 3V, which still "only" makes 315 horsepower.Ford has announced that there would be more announcements
The Mustang GT has become the general performance model, which has been overshadowed a bit by the Cobra and GT500 over the years, but the Cobra production numbers are low, and the price is high in comparison to the GT. But what if the 2010 Mustang GT was the mid-level full production package, with another trimline between the GT and the GT500? We all know how much Ford likes to relive vintage Mustang trimlines, especially
There were tons of rumors around a revamped drivetrain lineup for the 2010 Ford Mustang refresh, but upon the release enthusiasts found the same 4.6L 3V, and while the 15 horsepower gain is something, is it going to be enough? The 2010 Camaro will offer 300 (V6 base), 400 (SS, auto), and 422 (SS, manual), in a car that will tip the scales in the area of 3700 for the base on 3900 for the