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Video: How a Ford Racing 5.0L Aluminator Crate Engine is built

April 24, 2013 – 1:29 pm | One Comment | 1,696 views
Video: How a Ford Racing 5.0L Aluminator Crate Engine is built

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 …

An inside look at Kenne Bell’s supercharger system for the 2011+ Mustang 5.0

May 2, 2012 – 8:20 am | No Comment | 6,270 views
An inside look at Kenne Bell’s supercharger system for the 2011+ Mustang 5.0

Kenne Bell has a long history of producing supercharger systems for the Mustang 5.0, starting with their twin-screw kit for the 1986 – 1993 Mustang that offered up anywhere from 360 to 785 rear wheel …

A look inside the 2013 Shelby GT500’s 650 horsepower 5.8-liter supercharged V8

November 28, 2011 – 2:48 pm | One Comment | 20,596 views
A look inside the 2013 Shelby GT500’s 650 horsepower 5.8-liter supercharged V8

It might be easy to assume that there aren’t too many differences between the old 5.4-liter V8 in the 2012 Shelby GT500 and the new 5.8-liter V8 in the 2013 Shelby GT500. After all, the …

Car and Driver shows how to remove the 2012 Mustang Boss 302’s exhaust restrictor plates

September 2, 2011 – 11:00 am | One Comment | 7,371 views
Car and Driver shows how to remove the 2012 Mustang Boss 302’s exhaust restrictor plates

One of the many great features of the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 is its quad exhaust system. To get the most of the system, though, a restrictor plate needs to be removed to allow exhaust …

A look inside the 2012 Mustang Boss 302’s 444 horsepower V8

February 15, 2011 – 3:42 pm | 11 Comments | 25,747 views
A look inside the 2012 Mustang Boss 302’s 444 horsepower V8

With 444 horsepower on tap the 2012 Mustang Boss 302’s V8 is the most powerful naturally aspirated engine Ford has ever produced. To achieve this was no easy feat, and Ford has done significant upgrades …

Ford Racing shows how a Mustang Cobra Jet engine is built

February 8, 2011 – 10:10 pm | One Comment | 5,405 views
Ford Racing shows how a Mustang Cobra Jet engine is built

As we reported earlier, the production of the 2012 Mustang Cobra Jet is well underway at the Auto Alliance Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan. The engines, however, are built separately at Ford’s Romeo engine assembly …

How to build your own FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang

January 3, 2011 – 8:13 am | 5 Comments | 16,214 views
How to build your own FR500CJ Cobra Jet Mustang

Ford Racing’s FR500CJ Cobra Jet has proven itself a worthy competitor on track, winning races since its debut in 2008. An updated Cobra Jet arrived in 2010 with the new body style, and yet another …

How to install BBK’s twin 62mm throttle body for the 2005-2010 Mustang GT

December 22, 2010 – 4:03 pm | No Comment | 3,965 views
How to install BBK’s twin 62mm throttle body for the 2005-2010 Mustang GT

The 2005-2010 Mustang features an electronically controlled dual throttle body that does an excellent job of metering air into the intake manifold. Of course, more air is better, and several aftermarket companies have developed throttle …

Inside Look: Why the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 isn’t just a sticker and wheel package

November 19, 2010 – 8:15 am | No Comment | 20,495 views
Inside Look: Why the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 isn’t just a sticker and wheel package

When Ford first revealed the initial details about the 2012 Boss 302, they assured the Mustang community that the car would be the real deal. “We were either going to do it right or …

Installing Agent 47 Retro Race Mirrors on a 2005-2009 Mustang

August 30, 2010 – 7:15 am | No Comment | 1,443 views
Installing Agent 47 Retro Race Mirrors on a 2005-2009 Mustang

Based in Carlsbad, CA, Agent 47 is a high-tech manufacturing company that designs and builds racing parts for Mustangs, and they do quite a bit of racing themselves in NASA’s American Iron series. For those …

Recipe for Horsepower: Installing Whipple’s 3.4L Supercharger on the S197 Mustang GT

April 1, 2008 – 8:17 pm | One Comment | 4,428 views
Recipe for Horsepower: Installing Whipple’s 3.4L Supercharger on the S197 Mustang GT

It seems that some will never be satisfied in their quest for horsepower. The S197 Mustang GT’s 300-horsepower will quench that desire for the majority of owners, but there are also those …