Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
April 20, 2007

Several interior-trim pieces were treated to Laser Red to add contrast to the spartanly appointed cabin. Using the just-tell-me-what-I-need-to-know method, Jonathan's GT boasts a simple Auto Meter Monster tach and a Lunar-series gauge cluster. His shifter arrangement is an interesting one. He utilizes a stock shifter with a short handle and an '05-'06 Mustang GT-style knob.

Even if one can see the Nitrous Express 150hp wet nitrous system's solenoids, there's little available to the naked eye that would give away any performance advantage. But lurking under the factory cam covers is a pair of Total Engine Airflow-ported heads, VT Competition Engines' Stage 2 camshafts, Comp Cams valvesprings, and ModMax valves. An SVT Focus fuel pump and Ford Racing Performance Parts 30-lb/hr injectors provide the fuel while Flowtech long-tube headers, an X-shape crossover, and Flowmaster mufflers blow it out from just in front of the rear axle. Tuning is done via an SCT XCalibrator handheld flash tool. In the muggy Florida heat, Jonathan runs 11.70s at 120 mph with a 1.69 60-foot time.

ENGINE AND DRIVETRAINIgnition
BlockStock ignition, NGK TR6
Stockspark plugs
Displacement Gauges
281ciAuto Meter Monster tach,
CrankAuto Meter Lunar-series
Stockgauge cluster
Rods 
Stock 
PistonsSUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
StockFront Suspension
Cylinder HeadsK-member
Total Engine Airflow StageStock
2-ported PI heads, ModMaxControl Arms
valves, Comp Cams BeehiveStock
valve springsCaster/Camber Plates
CamshaftsMAC Performance
VT Competition Engines Stage 2,Springs
naturally aspirated{{{Fox}}} Mustang four-cylinder
Intake ManifoldStruts
StockLakewood {{{90}}}/10
Mass Air MeterBrakes
StockStock
Power AdderWheels
Nitrous Express wet nitrous kit,Centerline Telstar 15x4
150hp shot, Dynotune nitrous-Tires
bottle heater, {{{NX}}} purge, MSD165R15
rpm digital window switchRear Suspension
Fuel SystemSprings
SVT Focus fuel pump, FRPP 30-lb/hrEibach Sportlines
injectors, stock lines and railsShocks
ExhaustTokico Illumina five-way adjustable
Flowtech ceramic-coated long-Control Arms
tube headers with matchingStock
X-shape crossover, FlowmasterBrakes
two-chamber mufflersStock
TransmissionWheels
Stock 3650, stock clutch, stockCenterline Telstar 15x8
shifter with short handleTires
RearendMickey Thompson E/T Street
8.8, FRPP 3.73 gearsChassis Stiffening
 Maximum Motorsports full-
ELECTRONICSlength subframe connectors
Computer 
Stock, SCT XCalibrator-tuned