I recently purchased my first brand new car, a 2010 Mustang GT. Of Course working around here you get the itch to start modifying the day you bring it home. I began with a set of our SVE wheels and tires in 18X9 and 18X10 With 255's up front and 275's out back. We also installed a set of Eibach Pro-Kit lower springs (#... more
Well as some of you know, the new 2011 Ford Mustang V6 has been making some headlines with its new 3.7L 4V Ti-VCT V6 Engine with a stunning 305 horsepower rating from the Ford factory and a mind boggling 31 MPG. We were very curious to see how one of these cars stood up to the hype that came along with it, so what's th... more
The 2005-10 V6 Mustang featured some much needed performance upgrades over the previous OHV 3.8L V6 Stangs; however, Ford still left plenty of room for improvement. Modding your V6 Stang for performance might be laughed at by many Mustang enthusiasts; however, owning and driving a V8 powered Pony car might not be in th... more
Well, we're finally back in business.
My factory clutch started acting up just a few weeks ago. The factory clutch starting releasing very close to the floor, making gear changes very difficult.
I took the car in to my local Ford dealer, who proceeded to remove the clutch for inspection.
The results were start... more
It's been a few months and a few thousand miles since I installed my Stainless Works long tube headers with off-road exhaust extensions, and my Flowmaster Hushpower mufflers.
Time has come and gone for another exhaust upgrade. I really enjoyed the Flowmaster Hushpower mufflers on my stock exhaust. Once I installed m... more
Written by: Karson Swartz
Those who keep up with our project cars are acquainted with Project Six Appeal: 2011 Mustang V6. Justin bought this car roughly a year ago to show that the V6 Mustang is no longer the girl next doors car. We did this successfully by doing various cosmetic and mechanical upgrades that turned... more
If you own an 2005-09 Mustang & have the windows tinted, you've experienced the frustration of having Scratched Window Tint. The reason for this is Ford (in their infinite wisdom) used a bare rubber Inner Door Belt Weatherstrip (the one on the left in the picture below). In previous Mustang model years ... more
I recently had the opportunity to install a STEEDA cold air
kit on my 2011 Mustang GT. The 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 STEEDA
cold air kit is a very nice piece.STEEDA's kit is available for either the manual or automatic transmission 5.0. Its
stainless steel and composite construction is of the highest quality. The kit incl... more
I'm rounding out the cosmetic portion of my 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 build. Fresh for 2011, Ford introduced the California Special package for 2011 Mustang GT's. The package consists of a few specific styling cues, including a pedestal rear spoiler, billet grille, side scoops, wheels, side stripes and front chin... more
If you've followed our Ultimate Track and Street Car Build Blog on our 2011 Mustang 5.0L RTR race car, you've seen our build and all the products used along the way. One of our favorite parts about this Mustang is the exhaust. We never really covered the installation of the exhaust or even got sound clip... more
Weight is power. Simple automobile physics proves that removing weight is as beneficial as adding horsepower. The standard is something like 100 pounds is equal to a 10th in the quarter, or about 10 horsepower. That number is even higher when the weight being removed is from a moving part like a driveshaft or clutch, o... more
Chin spoilers are becoming one of the easiest, cheapest and best looking way to add some style to your 2005-09 Mustang. We recently started to offer this new Mustang CV2 Style Chin Spoiler and thought what better way to introduce it than to install it on one of our customer's Mustangs. This chin spoiler is made of high... more
By now I am sure most of you out there are up to speed with out 2011 Mustang V6 Project: Six Appeal and have seen the suspension, performance and wheel and tire transformation we have completed so far. If not, search our blog for more info. Well as the title states, it was time for a few exterior upgrades on the new 20... more
If any of you follow our project cars, I am sure you have heard of our 2011 Mustang V6 dubbed "Project: Six Appeal" and our GM Scott Springer's 2011 Mustang 5.0L. We decided to take these two Stangs and see what they could do on the dyno. We never really got any baseline numbers for either Mustang, mostly because we go... more
I've been spending time adding performance upgrades to my 2011 Race Red Mustang GT, so I thought it was time to re-address the exterior.
I've you've followed my blogs, you know that I already had the 3D500, GT500 style, spoiler from 3d carbon, Roush 7-bar grille, and California Special front valance. I've a... more
Well Ford went and did it. The fuel filter location has finally changed. For all of you pre-2005 owners, the filter is no longer in front of the rear end. It has been moved under a cover that is located on the driver-side under-body. You can pick up a new filter on our website here: 05-14 Mustang Fuel Filter. This is ... more
For months and many rides in my friends new 2011 Mustang GTs, I fought the fever of buying a new Mustang 5.0 for myself. Well, in May 2011 the bug turned into a full blown fever when the opportunity to own one for myself was presented. The cure for that fever ended up being a big Grabber Blue pill in the shape of a Mus... more
Once the buzz about the new Hurst Short Throw Shifter for the 2011-12 Mustang hit, we knew we needed to get an installation blog going on one since this isn't your typical 2011-12 Mustang shifter! This Hurst shifter incorporates a few new things that most other aftermarket shifters don't include and some features we we... more
Our 2011 Mustang V6, AKA Project Six Appeal, got a major make over at the MCA Wild West Pony Show. Day one consisted of a complete tear down of the New 2011 Mustang V6 and then the installation of a Ford Racing Handling Pack, Ford Racing Brembo Front Brake Upgrade, Ford Racing Adjustable Rear Panhard Bar, SVE Heavy Dut... more
If you’ve been watching our blog, you’ve been introduced to our new 2013 Deep Impact Blue Project Mustang GT. Our car came handsomely equipped with the premium package, and the new-for-2013 Track Apps, and Recaro seating. Our GT also sports the Track Package, featuring 19x9” wheels with Pirelli tires, Brembo fron... more
Like just about every new owner of a 2005-09 Mustang, I went hunting for the trunk button in the car only to find that Ford failed to put one in the car in the first place. Sure the button is on the keyfob, but what if it turns up missing or you don’t have it with you? Luckily, I wasn't the only one who felt this way a... more
With the new 2012 Mustang Gt 5.0L rolling off the production line, we knew someone up here would have to have one. Our receiving department team leader Darrell just couldn't resist any longer and brought this beautiful black 2012 Mustang GT Premium Package back to the shop for a little work. From Brembo brakes up front... more
The Boss 302 Intake Manifold has been THE talk of the town since it was first spotted in the photos released by FoMoCo. Then we got another dose of it in the FRPP catalog wearing part # M-9424-M50BR. Then came all of the controversy on the interwebs all over the forums over availability. Well, all BS aside, we have th... more
The 2013 Boss Grille Kit can really set your car apart from the crowd. The Boss grille is designed to delete the fog lights; however, with a little research and installation time we found that you can retain your factory LED fog lights if you choose. We also found the easiest installation method is to remove the front ... more
Dressing up your S197 Mustang is easy to do with the help of the 2013-14 Boss 302 chin spoiler. The installation on this chin spoiler doesn’t take much time at all! While the installation can be performed with the bumper still attached to the car, the bumper cover comes off quite easily & greatly reduces the effort of ... more