Tag Archives: 2007-2010 Shelby GT500

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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Tech: Shelby GT500 Clutch Upgrade

Heavy Duty

Installing McLeod’s RXT1200 clutch in an 800-plus-horsepower GT500

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of VMP Performance

The Shelby GT500 presents a daunting challenge for a clutch. These are heavy cars that produce tons of torque. When you bolt on a set of sticky tires, raise the rpm to the moon and dump the clutch as many owners are wont to do, and the clutch is stuck between the rock we live on and a really torquey hard place.
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