Archive for December, 2011

Last month Ford unveiled the 650 horsepower 2013 Shelby GT500 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and its probable that very few Mustang fans came away unimpressed. Those that prefer their driving with the top down, however, were possibly left wanting as a convertible version was noticeably absent. Drop-top fans need not fret, though, as TopSpeed.com is now reporting that a convertible version of the 2013 Shelby GT500 will debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month.
While Ford has yet to disclose any information regarding the …

2013 Mustang Boss 302 debuts in Grabber Blue

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

In addition to the styling and graphics changes to the Mustang Boss 302, a new slate of colors is also being offered for 2013. School Bus Yellow, Grabber Blue and Gotta-Have-it-Green have been added to the pallet, while Competition Orange, Kona Blue and Yellow Blaze have been dropped. Both Performance White and Race Red will remain options.
We’ve already seen the Boss 302 in School Bus Yellow in both the press photos and from the L.A. Auto Show, and a few spy photos gave us a sneak peek of Gotta-Have-it-Green. Now …

Merry Christmas From 67MustangBlog

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

I’d like to wish all our my readers a very merry Christmas. Where ever you are in the world I hope you have a joyus day. Thanks for taking the time to read our posts and follow the the dream. Hopefully Santa is good to you all. © 2011, 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. All […]

For the past several years Ford has partnered up with Barrett-Jackson to auction off vehicles for charity. Last year a one-off Grabber Blue Boss 302 Laguna Seca was sold for $450,000, and in previous years Mustangs like the Daytona 500 Pace Car have sold to the highest bidder to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
This year is no exception, and the Barrett-Jackson web site shows that a “special’ 2013 Shelby GT500, lot #3043, will be sold during the auction’s prime time on Saturday evening with the proceeds going to the …

For the past several years Ford has partnered up with Barrett-Jackson to auction off vehicles for charity. Last year a one-off Grabber Blue Boss 302 Laguna Seca was sold for $450,000, and in previous years Mustangs like the Daytona 500 Pace Car have sold to the highest bidder to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
This year is no exception, and the Barrett-Jackson web site shows that a “special’ 2013 Shelby GT500, lot #3043, will be sold during the auction’s prime time on Saturday evening with the proceeds going to the …

This past year Shelby unveiled several of their new Mustangs at the major auto shows, including the 2012 GT350 at the Chicago Auto Show in February and the 2012 GT500 Super Snake and the 2012 GTS at the New York Auto Show in April. It looks like Shelby will be using auto shows as a platform to announce new vehicles once again, as we’ve been informed that they will be unveiling a new vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. The exact vehicle being introduced …

The Driveshaft Shop has recently announced the availability of their new carbon fiber driveshaft for the 2005-2010 Mustang GT. Part #PDSH9-C-CV1, the lightweight 3.25-inch one-piece driveshaft has been specially developed to be the lightest and strongest on the market and to deal with the harmonic vibrations normally associated with aftermarket driveshafts for the Mustang. Featured on the carbon fiber driveshaft is a 1350 front u-joint to mount up to the transmission, a custom modified 180mm CV with a 300M spline and a conversion plate. The driveshaft is rated at 900 …

Back in August the NHTSA opened an investigation into the 2011+ Mustang’s Getrag MT-82 6-speed manual transmission after owners reported cold shifting problems, binding gears, difficulty engaging in shifts and excessive noise and vibration. Last month Ford responded to those concerns, citing the various fixes that were done to rectify the problems, and now the NHTSA has officially closed the investigation claiming that “there is no indication of loss of motive power or unreasonable safety risk associated with the alleged defect in the subject vehicles.” Here is the …

After unveiling a licensed 1965-1966 Mustang Convertible body shell at SEMA earlier this year, Ford has officially announced the availability of a 1967 Mustang Convertible body shell. This newest officially licensed Ford Restoration part is now available to order starting at $15,995. The 1967 convertible is the fourth reproduction classic Mustang body available to restorers, joining the ’65 convertible, the ’67 fastback and the ’69 fastback.
“To qualify as an official Ford-licensed restoration part, the ’67 body shell has to meet or exceed the fit, finish and quality of the original,” …

Ford Racing’s Tournament of Ovals

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Who will be the Ford Racing Facebook Fan NHRA Driver of 2011?
Sportsman Evan Smith’s Cindarella run through the Tournament of Ovals has brought him to the championship round, where he faces 15-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force. The legendary dr…

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