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Twin clutch installation in a 2011 Mustang

Twin clutch installation in a 2011 Mustang

Sometimes adding performance means being able to contain it

2011 Mustang GT owners are a lucky bunch. They can easily achieve “street-legend” status by eclipsing the 500 rwhp mark with nothing more than a supercharger. The 5.0L Coyote motor that is standard issue on the 2011 makes nearly 400 hp to the rear wheels in stock form!... more

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Ricardo Topete - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Rear disc brake conversion on a 1967 Mustang

Rear disc brake conversion on a 1967 Mustang

Currie's rear disc brake conversion kit provides lots of “whoa” in a small package.

If there’s one area where newer cars have a significant performance advantage over older cars, it’s braking. They not only stop in a shorter distance, but with greater stability and less fade, etc., during repeated use.... more

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Frank Bohanan - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Installing a Procharger supercharger on a 2011 5.0 Mustang

Installing a Procharger supercharger on a 2011 5.0 Mustang

Transforming a 5-liter powered pony into a stallion

Back in the day, 5.0 Mustangs ruled the streets. Eventually, Ford ditched the 5.0L pushrod motor in favor of the 4.6L motor, which carried on Mustang’s proud heritage admirably. Ford tweaked the 4.6L to near perfection over 14 years of faithful service in the Mustang, but ultimately came to the conclusion that bigger was better.... more

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Ricardo Topete - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Blue Angels Mustang

Blue Angels Mustang

Ford engineering and design teams have produced a truly unique "Blue Angels" edition 2012 Mustang GT. This one-of-a-kind car will be sold at the Gathering of Eagles charity auction July 28, during EAA 2011 AirVenture Oshkosh. The custom rear spoiler's... more

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By Larry Jewett - July 25, 2011 07:10 PM - Comments

Horses & Hogs

Horses & Hogs

The annual Horses & Hogs event in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin was treated to near perfect weather and a great group of Harleys and Mustangs. Every generation of pony car was on hand, including a handful of Mustang IIs, with a good number of first generation... more

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By Larry Jewett - July 10, 2011 01:18 PM - Comments

American Pony Builders

American Pony Builders

There’s an ongoing effort to develop a Ford focused Mustang specific TV show. The idea of American Pony Builders has started with the folks at R & A Motorsports. There is a two-minute trailer video to set the stage for the show. The more... more

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By Larry Jewett - July 06, 2011 07:38 PM - Comments

Horses and Hogs

Horses and Hogs

It can be considered one of the most unique car shows in the country. The idea was spawned a few years back when a Harley pulled up next to Mustang. The driver of the Mustang looked at the Harley in admiration of the American legend. The rider of the... more

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By Larry Jewett - July 06, 2011 12:01 PM - Comments

3.7L V-6 Gets Power of Envy

3.7L V-6 Gets Power of Envy

Pony Power Test

Over the course of its multi-decade existence, the Mustang has experienced an ebb and flow of horsepower, even at its very beginning. As the ’64½ cars from the spring/summer production transitioned to the true ’65 model year that fall, all non-HiPo engines experienced a gain in output.... more

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Story Chris Richardson - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

R Model Means Race Ready

R Model Means Race Ready

In the spirit of ‘R’ models, a Saleen Mustang is suited for the street and road course

It’s difficult to convey the difference in handling enabled by the unique suspension components that help keep this red Saleen Mustang pinned to the tarmac.... more

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Story Barry Kluczyk - June 19, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Modern Music For Early Mustangs

Modern Music For Early Mustangs

Scratchy Speakers and Limited Choices Go Away

We’d heard so much said about “the quality of life” that it’s become just second nature to want to improve upon something. The owners of older cars have a respect for beauty and, to some degree, tradition.... more

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Story Kevin Harper - Images Mike Horne - June 19, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments