Tag Archives: 5.0-liter

News: FPRP Gen 1 Coyote Crate Engine

Generational Power

Gen 2 Upgrades for Gen 1 Owners.

By SID297

DEARBORN – Since its introduction in 2011, the Ford Performance 5.0L Coyote crate engine has been an enthusiast favorite and a staple of Ford’s Mustang GT lineup. With the 2015 model year came the first major design changes to the 5.0L Coyote engine, creating a market for 2011-2014 Mustang GT owners looking to install a new Coyote engine compatible with their model year. Out of this, Ford Performance developed the new 5.0L Coyote Long Block, Gen 1 crate engine which brings the improvements made to the 2015-2017 Coyote (Gen 2) crate engine to 2011-2014 Mustang GT owners.

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News: 2018 Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2

Achievement Unlocked

Best Ford Level II Yet.

By SID297

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 23, 2017 – Evenings in the garage. Weekends at the track. Gearheads everywhere can appreciate the extra time and effort the Mustang team took to quickly prototype and hone the Performance Pack Level 2 for the new 2018 Ford Mustang GT.  “A passion to create something special is what really drove this project,” said Tom Barnes, Mustang vehicle engineering manager. “And that really showed in the off-the-clock way we went about doing our work.”

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American Muscle Install – Vortech V-3 Si-Trim

Hot Lap

Power to the People.

By SID297

 

Several years ago SVTP Vendor American Muscle took the plunge and got in deep with their original content video production, and I have to say that the production value and content is top notch.  Take the latest episode of their Hot Lab series for example.  Stephanie Wood, an AM staffer, walks you through the installation of a Vortech V-3 Si-Trim supercharger kit on an S-197 Mustang GT.  From tear-down to test-drive drive she discusses the finer points of the entire process and supporting mod choices.  The episode is capped off with some dyno runs and a trip to the drag strip for some real world results.

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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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