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News : Ford Temporarily Idling Four Assembly Plants

 Business Matters

Is halting production a smart business move or a sign of troubled times ahead

By SID297

According to The Detroit News, Ford will be shutting down the following plants for a week so later in the month:

  • Kansas City, MO – One of two facilities that produces the F-150 – The Transit line will continue operating as normal
  • Louisville, KY – Escape and Lincoln MKC
  • Hermosillo Mexico – Fusion and Lincoln MKZ
  • Cuautitlan Mexico – Fiesta

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Tech: 2015 Mustang Whipple Preview

Prototype Power

A look at Whipple’s forthcoming supercharger for the 2015 Mustang GT

By SID297
Photos by StacyStangz

If you happened to stop by the SVTPerformance display at Mustang Week 2014 you probably know that we were the one-stop-shop for 2015 Mustang goodness at the show. Not only did we have the only S550 on display (Not an easy thing to pull off, BTW…) we also happened to have the little gem pictured here, Whipple Superchargers’ prototype 2015 Mustang GT Blower.
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Tech: Ford Racing S197 Suspension

Package Deal

Installing and testing Ford Racing’s FR3 suspension on the SVTP GT—at the track!

By SID297
Photos by StacyStangz

If you haven’t been following the progress of the SVTP GT, it’s 5.0 is topped by a 2.3-liter TVS-based Magnuson supercharger system that—with the help of a custom cold-air intake—produced 576 rear-wheel horsepower with a measly 7 pounds of boost. Since it makes plenty of power, we shifted our focus to improving its handling. That’s where our good friends at Ford Racing Performance Parts came in.
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Feature: 2010 Mustang GT/Boss

Bossbreed

Dean Martin makes a 2010 GT better, stronger, and faster with Boss parts

By SID297

Photos by StacyStangz

Picture this. You walk into your local Ford dealership ready to lay down your loot to order a 2012-2013 Boss 302 Mustang. You’re talking to the salesman and the conversation goes something like this…

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Event: SVTP/CJPP Exhaust Competition

Bring the Noise

Enter to win a $500 gift certificate in the inaugural SVTPerformance/CJ Pony Parts exhaust competition at Mustang Week

By SID297

Photos courtesy of Ford Racing

It just wouldn’t be Mustang Week without the SVTPerformance.com/Discount Tire Burnout Competition. We all know that. For those that aren’t prepared to burn down a set of tires, we have another contest that anyone can enter.

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