All posts by SID297

Pics: SVT Photo Shoot @ Mt. Fuji & Yokohama, Japan

International Affair

Calling a Terminator an import just doesn’t seen right.

By SID297

Regular visitors to SVTP’s Pics and Videos Buffet are probably familiar SVTP Member u1cobra’s SVT photo shoot threads from Japan.  To say he has a unique work location would be an understatement, but when you add a couple of the most prolific American performance cars in recent history to the mix you end up with something truly special.

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Tech: Shelby GT500 6R80 Auto Trans Swap

Shifty Business

SVTP Member builds the Mustang SVT didn’t.

By SID297

For over 20 years SVT built an impress stable of Mustangs, but the one thing they never did was offer one with an automatic transmission.  While the reason for that tends to be the sports car tradition, it does leave some buyers out in the cold.  Whether it’s a necessity of circumstances (such as an injury) or just a quest for increased drag strip performance, there’s a great many SVT Shelby Mustang GT500 owners who would be thrilled if their 6-Speeds were shifted automatically.

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Video: Drag Strip Results – Cobra Jet vs Shelby GT350 Manifold

Track Tested

[email protected] hits to strip to get the data.

By SID297

It’s easy to say that the Cobra Jet Intake Manifold from Ford Performance Racing Parts has been a huge hit in the Mustang Community.  That’s for good reason, it is a massive upgrade over the 2011-2014 Mustang GT manifold.  However, fitment issues (hood interference) have prevented many Coyote-Powered S550 owners from making the switch to the Cobra Jet.  Instead, most have been opting to upgrade to the Shelby GT350 manifold.

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Video: 4.7 Kenne Bell Vs VMP 2.3 Vs 4.0 Whipple

Under Pressure

One supercharger to rule them all.

By SID297

It’s a war that’s been raging for years, the battle of the Mustang blowers.  Kenne Bell and Whipple are the traditional combatants on the positive displacement side, but VMP has certainly been making waves with their 2.3L TVS units.  It just so happens that SVTP Member 302project posted a video of a 4.0 Whipple powered Boss 302 Vs 4.7 Kenne Bell’s GT500 Vs a 2.3 VMP TVS equipped GT500.

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Feature: Wrecked Shelby GT500 Resurrected

From Ashes to Glory

One SVTP Member’s quest to rebuild a legend.

By SID297

Few things automotive related are sadder than seeing a once great vehicle resigned to life of near DD-level mediocrity after a minor fender-bender.  That was situation in which SVTP Member Mike93SVT found his project 2010 Shelby GT500 Mustang.  Not satisfied to see a such potential wasted Mike bough the car and began the painstaking process of resto-modding the SVT to better than new condition.

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