’97 SVT Cobra Turbo Build

Second Chances Hurt Motor = Build Oportunity. By SID297 Most don’t know it, but I have a pretty big soft-spot for SN-95 SVT Cobra Mustangs.  As luck would have it, we seems to be going through a small surge in interest in these cars.  I’ve seen several really nice ones popping up a shows recently, […]

Second Chances

Hurt Motor = Build Oportunity.

By SID297

Most don’t know it, but I have a pretty big soft-spot for SN-95 SVT Cobra Mustangs.  As luck would have it, we seems to be going through a small surge in interest in these cars.  I’ve seen several really nice ones popping up a shows recently, and was honored to award the SVTPerformance.com Editor’s Choice Award at the inaugural Ponies in the Smokies show to Jonathan Catapano’s highly modified Orange 1998 Cobra.  So when I saw that SVTP Member SVT GI (“Jason”) was saving an injured ’97 Cobra I took notice.

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Nitrous Powered Coyote build

Fresh Squeezed Lots of N2O makes up for high altitude. By SID297 When it comes down to it, basically everything we do to make more power with our engines involves cramming as many oxygen molecules possible in to their cylinders.  However, when dealing with the thinner air found at high-altitudes that job becomes a bit […]

Fresh Squeezed

Lots of N2O makes up for high altitude.

By SID297

When it comes down to it, basically everything we do to make more power with our engines involves cramming as many oxygen molecules possible in to their cylinders.  However, when dealing with the thinner air found at high-altitudes that job becomes a bit tougher.  Superchargers and turbos make a huge difference, but dollar-for-dollar nothing is more effective at introduce a cool/dense oxygen supply than a bottle of nitrous oxide.

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Event: IMSA 12-Hours of Sebring

Common KOHR Pit pass from a winning team. By SID297 Photos by K. Diossi   “There’s nothing stock about a Stock Car.”, so says fictional racing legend Harry Hogg from 1990’s Days of Thunder.  And while I am a proponent of the “stock sucks” philosophy, when it comes to auto racing my heart lies with […]

Common KOHR

Pit pass from a winning team.

By SID297

Photos by K. Diossi

 

“There’s nothing stock about a Stock Car.”, so says fictional racing legend Harry Hogg from 1990’s Days of Thunder.  And while I am a proponent of the “stock sucks” philosophy, when it comes to auto racing my heart lies with actual stock cars (something NASCAR Cup racing gave up decades ago).  There’s just something about watching a factory-bodied Mustang out there beating up on the competition that hits me right in the feels.  And when it comes to Mustang racing it’s tough to beat the excitement of the IMSA Continental Tires SportsCar Challenge series.

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Event: SVTP Coverage of #PITS 2017

White Lightning Mustangs Invade The Smokies. By SID297 What a way to kick of the show season!  After the seemingly unending crappy weather of winter we are greeted by sunshine and pleasant temperatures in Eastern Tennessee’s beautiful Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.  Sevierville, TN was the chosen location for the first annual Ponies in the […]

White Lightning

Mustangs Invade The Smokies.

By SID297

What a way to kick of the show season!  After the seemingly unending crappy weather of winter we are greeted by sunshine and pleasant temperatures in Eastern Tennessee’s beautiful Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.  Sevierville, TN was the chosen location for the first annual Ponies in the Smokies (PITS) show, and that was an excellent choice.  Long known as a vacation destination, the Sevierville/Gatlinburg/ Pigeon Forge area is also an automotive gathering Meca; and the host of several major shows each year.

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Event: SVTP’s #PITS Shine Run Party

Tennessee Bound SVTP Heads to The Smokies. By SID297 Anyone who has been to our Annual “Party  Like a Rock Star” night at the House of Blues during Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach knows that we at SVTP are always looking for an opportunity to throw down.  Well when the organizers of the Inaugural Ponies […]

Tennessee Bound

SVTP Heads to The Smokies.

By SID297

Anyone who has been to our Annual “Party  Like a Rock Star” night at the House of Blues during Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach knows that we at SVTP are always looking for an opportunity to throw down.  Well when the organizers of the Inaugural Ponies in the Smokies in Sevierville, TN approached us to be a part of their event we knew there was no chance we were going to refuse.  So in true SVTP fashion we will be host in the Shine Run Party Thursday March 30th 2017 at Quaker Steak and Lube.

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