Tag Archives: How-To

Video: SVTP Forum Tutorials – Part 2

More Learn’n

New software makes posting easier.

By SID297

Recently we posted a couple videos demonstrating some of the awesome new features  of our freshly installed forum software.  Well we decided to not just stop with those first few tutorials, we’ve produced several others.  Over the next few weeks we’ll be releasing several more how-to-use-the-forum videos.  However, today we have a couple more for you that will make using the forum much easier and more enjoyable.

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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: 2015+ Mustang Camber Plate Install

Plate Shift

Installing BMR Suspension’s caster/camber plates for the S550

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of BMR Suspension

From the jump, the crew at BMR Suspension took the S550 platform and started developing parts. Despite the platform maturing and other development cars coming along, the company hasn’t slowed its pace in designing new parts to sharpen the performance of the latest Mustangs.
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Tech: 2013+ Focus ST Jacking Rails

On Rails

Installing Steeda’s lightweight jacking rails for the latest Ford Focus

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Steeda Autosports

If you perform your own maintenance or modifications, chances are you are going to need to put a floor jack under your car. With modern cars it can be a challenge to find the right jacking point to avoid damaging the underside of your ride. Thanks to Steeda Autosports, however, owners of 2013 and newer Foci can now lift their rides from any spot along the side using the company’s new Jacking Rails (PN 555-5206; $139.95).
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Tech: 2016 Focus RS Spring Install

Like it’s Hot

Lethal Performance drops its hot hatch with Eibach’s Pro-Kit springs

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Lethal Performance

Ford Performance engineers sharpen all aspects a vehicle to make it perform better than its base counterparts. For enthusiasts, this higher level of performance is just a better jumping off point. That is definitely the case with Lethal Performance, which is known to jump headfirst into modding a new project, whether it is a Focus ST or a Shelby GT350.
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