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  • 5R55S Transmission Rebuild – Taking It To The Next Level

    Ford rolled out a completely new Mustang in 2005 with stellar looks, an outstanding engine package, and a new automatic transmission that impressed even diehard stick-shift guys. We instantly saw people throwing tunes in the ECU and adding nitrous, cold-air kits, exhaust systems, turbo kits, and supercharger systems. The quest for more power pushed the […]

  • How To Tune Fuel Pressure For Nitrous – Quick Tech

    If you care about how nitrous and gasoline combine to make excellent power, this story is for you. This is not revolutionary information-but it is one of the best ways to keep your nitrous engine healthy and powerful. All nitrous systems are designed to use a combination of fuel and nitrous jets that are based […]

  • How To Lower Your S197 Mustang

    Editor of Hot Rod magazine-see coverage of the ’09 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational on how well Rob drove his car! Mustang GT Handling Pack Install for 2005-2010 Ford Mustangs Last month we introduced you to our ’06 Mustang as part of a group of fresh project cars we are going to tinker with for […]

  • How To Tune Fuel Pressure For Nitrous – Quick Tech

    If you care about how nitrous and gasoline combine to make excellent power, this story is for you. This is not revolutionary information-but it is one of the best ways to keep your nitrous engine healthy and powerful. All nitrous systems are designed to use a combination of fuel and nitrous jets that are based […]

  • 4.6L Two-Valve Stroker Motor Build – Two Can Do

    Why is it that the Three-Valve, Four-Valve, and (especially) Shelby GT500s get all the modular love, when the Two-Valve motors are arguably the workhorse of the family? I know-the Four-Valve motors have, well, more valves; the Three-Valves have that cool cam phasing; and the Shelbys have displacement and boost! Heck, the new Coyote motors have […]

  • Ford Mustang Fox Body Three-Valve Swap – Three-Valve Transplant

    Modular engine swaps are becoming a very hot trend, however, adapting an engine to fit a car it was never designed for challenges builders to blend factory components with fabricated parts to make the combination come alive. And of all the challenges in doing an EFI swap, one of the trickiest and most overwhelming parts […]

  • 2011 Ford Mustang GT Zex Nitrous Kit – A Dash Of Torque

    The aftermarket has grasped the ’11 Mustang GT in its first year of production quicker and more aggressively than any previous model year. With its iconic five liters of displacement, 412hp rating, and affordable price tag, aftermarket parts manufacturers are jumping on the proverbial wagon with new and affordable parts. First were the tuners and […]

  • Barton Industries Short Shifter Install on 2011 Mustang GT

    The ’11 Mustang GT with its 5.0L Coyote powerplant and Getrag six-speed manual transmission is unquestionably the greatest Mustang GT ever built. With 412 hp and a 7,000-rpm redline, it’s as quick as a stock Terminator. Like the Termies, it also has a six-speed gearbox. But unlike its SVT-produced predecessor, the ’11 GT only has […]

  • How to Check Cam Timing – A Few Degrees Cooler

    If there’s an elusive animal in the amateur performance world, then degreeing a cam is it. Few know how to do it, and even fewer understand the benefits. If you’re following our 347 build from the previous issue, then you already know we’re assembling a cost-effective, home-built stroker for our SSP coupe. Not long after […]