Archive for April, 2012

Nearly five decades after Leon Fake bought a brand new 1965 Ford Mustang GT, the Silver Blue convertible is back in his garage thanks to the Auctions America by RM Spring Carlisle auction in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Fake was one of several bidders chasing the ’65 Mustang Convertible, and fortunately he came out the winner with a final sale price of $34,100.
“I put 85,000 miles on this Mustang and sold it,” said Fake. “I tried to buy it back a few years ago for $30,000, but the owner wouldn’t let it …

Despite having a more-than-respectable 305 horsepower and 280 lb-ft torque from the factory, V6-powered Mustangs don’t get quite as much respect as their V8 siblings. The aftermarket especially doesn’t give much love to the Mustang V6, with companies mainly producing parts for the 5.0L V8, and performance shops generally use the Mustang GT as their base for project cars. Even so, we can always appreciate when someone takes the performance plunge on two less cylinders.
Out of all companies ProCharger has led the V6 charge, producing a supercharger kit that boosts …

Ford Racing produced just fifty Boss 302R race cars for 2012, so getting your hands on one is a little more difficult than putting in an order at your local Ford dealership. Those interested in acquiring a Boss 302R of their own are in luck, though as an example – number 16 of the 50 produced – is currently up for sale on eBay.
The turn-key race car is priced at $130,000, just $4,995 less than it cost to originally cost to buy from Ford Racing, but the seller describes the …

Roush Performance will be entering their recently launched 2013 Stage 3 Mustang in the 2012 Tire Rack One Lap of America event scheduled for May 4th through 12th, 2012. As the One Lap website states, “The Tire Rack One Lap of America event is th…

The 2013 Mustang has only started to arrive at dealerships, but already both customers and performance shops are already having fun with their new pony cars. The only thing we haven’t seen yet is someone take a 2013 Mustang to the drag strip….

Marti Auto Works, who offers a wide and varied selection of
production fact books, specifications manuals and sales literature for
the Ford Mustang, has announced that they will be offering a new tag
book for the 1965-1973 Mustang and Couga…

Roush Performance will be entering their recently launched 2013 Stage 3 Mustang in the 2012 Tire Rack One Lap of America event scheduled for May 4th through 12th, 2012. As the One Lap website states, “The Tire Rack One Lap of America event is the toughest 8 days of racing featuring the fastest street-legal cars on America’s most challenging racetracks!” The Roush Performance engineering team has packed impressive horsepower, styling and handling performance into the redefined 2013 Roush Stage 3 Mustang. The supercharged 5.0L engine now produces a …

The 2013 Mustang has only started to arrive at dealerships, but already both customers and performance shops are already having fun with their new pony cars. The only thing we haven’t seen yet is someone take a 2013 Mustang to the drag strip. Until now.
American Muscle, who recently took delivery of their Gotta Have It Green 2013 Mustang project car, headed out to Cecil County Dragway in Maryland to see what the car could do, and the results are certainly impressive. With just 200 miles on the odometer and a …

Marti Auto Works, who offers a wide and varied selection of production fact books, specifications manuals and sales literature for the Ford Mustang, has announced that they will be offering a new tag book for the 1965-1973 Mustang and Cougar.
“Our new book features details never before published about various tags used on the 1965-1973 Mustangs and Cougars,” stated Kevin Marti, Marti Auto Works President.
Kevin and his team have spent over 20 years researching this subject, unlocking the keys to all the mysterious tags on …

Today Ford Racing Performance Parts announced that its TracKey calibration will be available for the 2013 Mustang Boss 302 starting on May 1st. In case you don’t remember, TracKey is a 50 state legal aftermarket engine performance software upgrade for the 2012 Boss 302 and Laguna Seca. Designed to optimize Boss 302 for track use, TracKey uses many of the same software algorithms and features employed in some of Ford Racing’s turn-key race car such as the Boss 302R, Boss 302S, and Cobra Jet.  In addition, TracKey also allows owners …

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