Tag Archives: SVT

Terminator Engine Gets a Little Emotional

Manley Feelings

Engine builder’s mood really shows through.

By SID297

So this is a weird one.  SVTP Vendor, and all around nice guys, Pro-Dyno recently made a somewhat interesting discovery.   While tearing down a Terminator engine for a rebuild they found that a previous engine builder had left them a little surprise in the form of eight smiley faces, one on each rod.

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Event: Ultimate SVT Gathering at #PITS2018

Fall In

All SVT vehicles under one roof.

By SID297

 

Just ask anyone in attendance, the first annual Ponies in the Smokies (“PITS”) show in Sevierville, TN was a resounding success.  Jeff, Travis, KB, Troy, and the rest of the crew really knocked this one out of the park.  SVTP was honored to be a part of the inaugural show.  It was a fantastic first outing and we were left anxious to start strategizing for next year.

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SN-95 Cobra C-Head Swap

OEM Mods

Classic SVT Upgrades Abound.

By SID297

The 1996 SN-95 Cobra saw the introduction of the 4-Valve 4.6L all-aluminum Modular V8.  At the time, these free-breathing engines were revolutionary.  However, as time has marched on the 305HP Cobra engines have become a bit tame for many’s tastes.  Luckily, with a few popular modifications you can add a new level of performance to your ‘soon-to-be-classic’ SVT.

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Pics: SVT Photo Shoot @ Mt. Fuji & Yokohama, Japan

International Affair

Calling a Terminator an import just doesn’t seen right.

By SID297

Regular visitors to SVTP’s Pics and Videos Buffet are probably familiar SVTP Member u1cobra’s SVT photo shoot threads from Japan.  To say he has a unique work location would be an understatement, but when you add a couple of the most prolific American performance cars in recent history to the mix you end up with something truly special.

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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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