Tag Archives: 5.0-liter

Hurst Elite Mustang Giveaway

Garage Candy

You know you want it.

By SID297

It’s not everyday you get the chance to win a new Mustang GT, but that is just the opportunity that Hurst is putting out there for all their fans.  They are holding a contest with the Grand Prize being a custom build Hurst Elite Series Mustang GT.  I’d love to see an SVTP member end up with this in their driveway, so here are the full details on the car and contest.

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VMP’s 2018 Coyote Walkthrough

Total Control

2 Injectors – 1 Cylinder.

By SID297

The crew over at VMP Performance have, not surprisingly, been digging deep into planning their modification strategy for the 2018 5.0 Coyote V8 Powered Mustang GT.  It’s no secret at this point that the 5.0 is due for some major updates, and those changes will bring with them a new set of challenges.  To say that VMP is eager to get their hands dirty is an understatement.

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Coyote Swapped Ford Ranger

V8 > I-4

Big engine in a little truck.

By SID297

It’s a simple formula dictated by basic physics: High Power + Low Weight = Fun.  Doesn’t get much easier than that; and when it comes to Ford trucks they don’t come much lighter than a Regular Cab 2WD Ranger.  Further, we all know that the 5.0 Coyote V8 is the Ford mill of choice for modern motor swappers.  So the combination of those two would seem to be a logical pairing, though one with some unique challenges.

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Nitrous Powered Coyote build

Fresh Squeezed

Lots of N2O makes up for high altitude.

By SID297

When it comes down to it, basically everything we do to make more power with our engines involves cramming as many oxygen molecules possible in to their cylinders.  However, when dealing with the thinner air found at high-altitudes that job becomes a bit tougher.  Superchargers and turbos make a huge difference, but dollar-for-dollar nothing is more effective at introduce a cool/dense oxygen supply than a bottle of nitrous oxide.

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Build: White 2016 Mustang GT Mods

Clean Sweep

Stock sucks, but we can fix that.

By SID297

Not many people know this, but my favorite Ford color is Oxford White (or as I like to call it “Work Truck White”).  If I were going to buy a new Mustang, or Raptor, or Focus RS (ad nauseam) it would certainly be white.  Judging by his 2016 Oxford White Mustang GT, it would appear that SVTPerformance.com Member WomenBeShoppin (Ryan) may have the same sentiment.

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