Tag Archives: 2007-2014 Shelby GT500

Build: Not Just Another Build Thread

Miles Ahead

Whipple powered GT500 built to fly.

By SID297

It’s been said that speed is the only truly modern sensation.  Perhaps that’s one of the reasons we gearheads are so drawn to massive power numbers and triple-digit top-end runs?  One thing is for certain, there has never been a better time to live for those who want to be on the cutting edge of top speed street car performance.  With each of the big three producing massively powered blown cars in the last couple years, those want to hit a buck-fifty plus need only have a bit of a fearless streak a straight/open strip of asphalt.  But what happens when bolt on levels of high-speed performance just aren’t cutting it anymore?  It’s time to build.

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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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Tech: Billet GT500 Belt Tensioner

Tighten Your Belt

Maintain big boost without belt slip thanks to VMP’s billet GT500 tensioner

By Steve Turner

Owners of 2007-2014 Shelby GT500s know how easy it is to build power with these cars. Just add a smaller blower pulley, open up the inlet, add a custom calibration and the gains are huge. As you start to push harder with smaller pulleys, more rpm, and such the factory belt tensioner is put in a bad spot.
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New Product: BMR Shelby GT500 Springs

Low-Slung Shelby

BMR Suspension offers a new set of lowering springs for 2007-2014 Shelbys

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of BMR Suspension

If you haven’t lowered your Shelby GT500 yet, there is a new spring option for BMR Suspension for your consideration. Designed for street performance, these springs are also said to sharpen the handling enough for occasional trips to the track.
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New Product: Shelby/Weld Venice Wheels

The Venetian

Today Shelby American starts taking orders for its new Venice wheel by Weld Racing

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Shelby American

Picking wheels for your Mustang is one of the most important modding decisions you can make. The same is true of choosing a manufacturing partner to create a new line of Mustang wheels. Weld Racing has long been a popular choice for Mustang racers, and they are also the choice of Shelby American to create the company’s new 10-spoke Venice wheel.
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