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LMR 2018 Mustang GT Runs 12.02 @ 117 MPH

No Break-In

LMR ’18 GT heads to the strip.

By SID297

One of the most highly anticipated changes for the 2018 Mustang GT was the switch from the venerable 6R80 6-Speed automatic transmission to the 10R80 10-Speed that made its debut in the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor.  Behind the High-Output 3.5 EcoBoost in a truck the new tranny has proven to be quite stout, but the really question was how it would perform behind the new dual-injected 5.0 Coyote V8 in everybody’s favorite Pony-Car.  Luckily for us, SVTP Vendor Late Model Restoration just picked up a new 2018 Mustang GT equipped with the new 10R80 auto; along with a few other popular options.

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Event: LMR Cruise-In 2016

Colossal Cruise-In

Late Model Restoration hosts over 500 Fords at Baylor University’s stadium

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Late Model Restoration

The Late Model Restoration team is made up of true enthusiasts. They pride themselves being enthusiasts selling to enthusiasts. When it comes to automotive excitement, there is an urge to share it with others and that’s what LMR recently did by hosting a cruise-in at McLane Stadium on the campus of Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
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Video: Street/Strip 1999 Mustang GT Build

Green Party

LMR builds up a Two-Valve New Edge for street/strip duty

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Late Model Restoration

If you’ve been on the Mustang scene for a while, you know that Late Model Restoration got its start offering restoration parts and upgrades for Fox Mustangs. Over the years, the company has expanded all the way up to the most current Mustangs and everything thing in between.
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Video: Shelby GT350 Steering Wheel

The Wheel Deal

LMR details the reasons to upgrade your S550 with a GT350 steering wheel

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company and Late Model Restoration

Slide into the driver seat of a Shelby GT350, adjust your seat, grab the shifter and put your hands on the wheel. Immediately you know this isn’t just any Mustang. Instead, Ford Performance engineers made sure to improve the little details to make your driving experience even better. One of the best aspects of the new Shelby isn’t the Recaro seats or the nicely designed shift knob. Instead it is the beefy steering wheel.
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Video: LMR 2016 Shelby GT350 Dyno

Start Strong

Late Model Restoration tests its Shelby GT350 on the chassis dyno

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Late Model Restoration

When you plan on modding your new Mustang, the first thing you have to do is baseline the car on the chassis dyno so you can see how much power is gained with your mods. Late Model Restoration added a new project car to its stable—a 2016 Shelby GT350—and the company wasted no time in putting the car on the chassis dyno.
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