There comes a time in the life of all manual transmission Mustangs that are modified where the factory clutch becomes a serious weak link. With over 600 hp to the tires of Cunningham Motorsport’s turbo 2012 GT, it was time for a replacement. We turned to SPEC and their Super Twin clutch for this install.
Shane McGlaun Freelance Writer
Shane is a long time Mustang enthusiast and writer. Owning many Mustangs over the years, Shane was more well known for purchasing BOSS 302 VIN #0001 and selling it for another BOSS. Shane enjoys tracking his BOSS Mustang and performing minor upgrades to it as well.
Edelbrock has posted up a very interesting tech tip that helps drivers of carbureted vehicles figure out what is causing an issue where the car might not start back up easily. If after driving the car for a while and then shutting the car off and then within the same hour you parked the car, it is hard to fire up.
Weld Racing RTS wheels get an official commercial offering wheel details. RTS wheels are good for street, strip, and autocross duty. There are sizes and backspacing to clear just about any brake system out there and the wheels are machined out of 6061 forged aluminum alloy.
Ferrea is teasing parts junkies with a pic of its 2012 catalog still hot ON the presses. As you can see this is a bunch of catalog pages that aren’t even cut and glued together yet. We can’t help but wonder what new and awesome goodies will be in the 2012 version of the Ferrea Racing Components catalog.
Among the explanations are details on what causes pump cavitation. The page also offers details on wet and dry sump engines with vacuum in the crankcase. If you are trying to decide between a wet or dry sump system for your performance engine, Peterson can help with that decision as well.
If you are ready to install a new set of headers on your ride, we can tell you from experience that installing headers isn’t always as easy as just bolting the new parts on. There are some tricks that can help you make the installation process much less difficult and help your headers last longer at the same
McLeod’s how to video gives you the low down on choosing the right RST or RXT clutch for your ride. The dual-disc clutches hold more power with factory pedal feel.
When it comes to building an engine that makes gobs of horsepower, you need a spark hot enough to correctly burn that additional fuel and air in the combustion chamber. For this tech feature, we are going to be installing a full Crane ignition system into our 666 Mustang Project car.
The new catalog is for 2012 and has everything that Flowmaster offers inside. The 2012 catalog is 171 pages and has mufflers and accessories for, import cars and trucks, domestic cars and trucks, and diesel pages as well.
Terry Reeves started the day with a 2.95 pulley on his highly modified and Vortech blown 2011 Mustang GT with the factory automatic transmission. Beefcake took that 2.95 pulley off, went to a smaller 2.75 pulley, and hit the strip on a mission to break into the high 9-second range.
Canton Racing Products is getting their feet wet with the Facebook revolution by showing off customer rides and some of their great products. Check out the page and Like it if you have used Canton Racing gear on your ride.
Weld whipped up some videos that explain some of the common things that a person needs to know for ordering and maintaining their wheels.This particular video is explaining how to find the stud diameter and thread pitch. They also talk about what the studs are for and what some of the parts are for.
When it came time to get my hot rod on the dyno to see how much power it made, I thought there were only two dynos in my area. If you have the same problem finding a dyno in your area to get your car on, DynoJet has a very easy to use search engine that will find all the dynos close to you.
Eaton has a nice YouTube video that explains how one of the more popular differentials, the Detroit Locker, operates. This particular rear diff is popular because it will ensure that both of the tires on the rear of your car keep turning at the same speed even if one of those wheels is in the air.
Check out these videos of a pair of Cobra Jet Ford Mustangs as they take you on what is surely an exhilarating yet drama-free eight-second lap down the quarter mile from inside the cockpit of these badass factory racing machines.
Will Wilkerson’s street/strip 1970 Buick GS project is going to be one incredible ride, capable of cruising around town with the family – AC running and all – or blasting down the dragstrip with seven-second quarter mile elapsed times.