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New 2017 Mustang GT4 Spec Released at SEMA 2016


Racy Photos

Coming to a Winner’s Circle Near You

By SID297
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 1, 2016 – The all-new Mustang GT4 turnkey race car builds on the legendary nameplate’s global reach. Mustang is one of the most prominent automobiles in the history of North American motorsports, including the SCCA Shelby GT350R of the 1960s, Trans-Am Boss 302 of the 1970s, the more recent FR500, Boss 302R and 2016 championship-winning Shelby GT350R-C. The all-new Mustang GT4 expands the pony’s stable to a global audience.

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SVTP Selling its Boosted V8 Explorer Sport

Exploring Boost

One of the most unique daily drivers out there is now up for sale.

By SID297

It pains me to post this, but I stated earlier this week; all good things must come to an end. My faithful DD has served me well for over 20,000 fun-filled miles. And I say fun because the last 10,000 or so miles have been boosted. I added a 1.9L Magnuson TVS Supercharger kit. This was a custom install based on Magnuson’s 3V Mustang kit, and intake components from JLT. We had to modify several components, use parts from other kits, and fabricate several brackets to complete the install. After all was said and done the 4.6L 3V V8 laid down 400HP and 400TQ to all four wheels with a custom SCT 93 octane tune from VMP Performance.

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Feature: SVTP’s Project Triple Threat For Sale

All Good Things

Our journey with Project Triple Threat comes to an end, but yours may just be beginning.

By SID297

Premium ‘Triple Yellow’ Whipple Supercharged 5.0L with just 1,650 miles and over $20k worth of extras! — “Great build with a great price!”

As always happens with these builds, SVTP’s Project Triple Threat has come to an end. With new performance vehicles from Ford on the horizon it’s time for us to make some room in the garage. PTT has always been garage kept and has lived a pampered life. The OEM plastic is still on the carpet. The vinyl wrap has changed a few times. I will post a separate reply with pics as she sits right now.

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Tech: GT350 Audio Upgrade

Size Matters

OEMRadio’s audio system rids the Track Pack cars of their anemic 4″ screens.

By Tob

Jesse from OEMRadio ( is providing a solution for the rather weak factory four inch screen/”entertainment” system. Stock is woefully inadequate at best as much as many rationalize that they don’t listen to the radio anyway. IMHO, a great performing pony car doesn’t have to be a one dimensional experience. A 14hr jaunt to Georgia affirmed my own discontent after growing weary from squinting at my cell phone for navigation purposes. The 4″ system would be right at home in a Mustang GT, circa 1993, but not on 2016 GT350.

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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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