Steve Turner
Former Editor, 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords
August 1, 2003
Photos By: E. John Thawley III

We bet those grinning are about to become grunt junkies too, and the few with the shakes are just going through a little torque withdrawal.

Jeff stepped up the GT's braking prowess with 13-inch, four-piston Brembos up front. Brembo semimetallic front pads and Hawk rear pads help scrub off speed by clamping on Power Slot-prepped rotors at all four corners.

Jeff stepped up the GT's braking prowess with 13-inch, four-piston Brembos up front. Brembo semimetallic front pads and Hawk rear pads help scrub off speed by clamping on Power Slot-prepped rotors at all four corners.





Of course, the Blowzilla dominates the landscape of Jeff's engine compartment, but it's not alone in pumping up the 331 underneath. Aiding the screw terror is the optional Flowzilla inlet, a BBK 70mm throttle body, a C&L inlet pipe, and a Kenne Bell ram-air kit. Working off the March underdriven accessory belt, the 211/42-inch blower pulley pumps up a highly effective 5.5 pounds of boost. However, it's the little things that don't show up at first glance. All the brackets were powdercoated black, the aluminum engine parts were sandblasted and powdercoated clear, and stainless steel fasteners were employed where possible.

ENGINE AND DRIVETRAIN
Block {{{Ford}}} Racing Performance Parts Sportsman
Displacement 331 ci
Crank Scat 4340 steel
Rods Scat 4340 H-beam
Pistons JE
Heads AFR 165
Camshaft Comp Cams XE 266
Intake GT-40 lower (ported)
Throttle Body BBK 70mm
Mass Air Ford 80mm
Fuel System 190-lph in-tank pump and 47-lb/hr injectors
Exhaust FRPP 111/42-in short-tube headers, Bassani catalytic X-pipe, and Bassani after-cat
Power Adder Kenne Bell 2.2 Blowzilla
Transmission TTC-Tremec T56
Rearend 8.8 w/Auburn Pro, 3.55 gears, stock axles
ELECTRONICS
Engine Management EEC IV w/Autologic chip
Ignition Stock w/Autolite 3923 spark plugs
Gauges NR Automotive
SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
FRONT SUSPENSION
K-Member Stock
Struts Bilstein
Springs H&R
Brakes Brembo four-piston w/Power Slot rotors
Wheels 17x9-in FRPP '95 Cobra R
Tires Firestone Firehawk 255/45-17
REAR SUSPENSION
Traction Devices Maximum Motorsports Panhard bar, lower control arms,and adjustable rear sway bar
Shocks Bilstein
Springs H&R
Brakes 10-in Power Slot rotors
Wheels 17x9-in FRPP '95 Cobra R
Tires Firestone Firehawk 275/40-17