Don Roy
November 1, 2006
Photos By: Jerry Heasley

Interior/Exterior
Mark Blankensop's 2002 Shelby Tribute Edition Mustang

Interior
UPR interior trim kit; 6-point roll cage; 5-point seat harness; Rear seat delete kit; Auto Meter Lunar erplacement instrument cluster, Lunar gauges, including monster tach, boost, fuel pressure, nitrous pessure, water temperature and oil pressure; Scan Gauge automotive computer; G-Tech Pro performance meter; Pioneer DEH-P4600MP receiver; JBL 5-1/2" front 2-way speakers; Pioneer 6" x 8" 3-way speakers; Bose Audio 12" subwoofers with enclosed box; 2 MTX Thunder 564 amps

Suspension
Eibach Prokit Suspension, lowered 1 1/2"; Koni adjustable struts and shock absorbers; Saleen caster/camber plates; Max-Cross subframe connectors; BBK upper and lower control arms, front and rear sway bars; Sean Hyland tubular K-Member, tubular A-Arms;Strange Engineering coilover front springs

Wheels And Tires
17" x 9" Cobra R Chrome rims; Shelby center caps; BF Goodrich G Force T/A 275/40R17 tires

Exterior
Mustang F/X Shelby Tribute kit; White 8" Rally Stripes; Team Shinoda front spoiler; Classic Design Concepts grille eliminator kit, side scoops; Banshee SR-71 Hood, Ram Jet system; Cobra rear spoiler; Window scoop from a 1967 Shelby; UPR windshield wiper delete kit; MGW Locking Gas Cap; AGE Taillight bezels; UPR short radio antenna

Specifications
Mark Blankensop's 2002 Shelby Tribute Edition Mustang

Engine
Ford 4.6-liter SOHC V8

Engine Modifications
Manley forged pistons, rings, connecting rods, valves; Polished Vortec V-2 supercharger, After Cooler System; Ford Motorsports 190 lph fuel pump, 30 lb/hr fuel injectors; ZEX nitrous oxide dry system, 75-shot; GT500 polished coil covers; Diablo Sport chip, tuned for supercharger and nitrous system; K&N Filter; UPR engine trim kit; Red Line Quick Lift hood struts; Canton Racing aluminum coolant expansion tank, billet radiator cap; Bassani ceramic caoted, mid-length headers; Flowmaster Cat-back exhaust, with 2-chamber mufflersand 3" chrome tips

Driveline
Ford Racing axle girdle with 60 bearing cap studs, 3.73:1 ratio ring and pinion, driveshaft safety loop

Chassis
Optima Battery, relocated to trunk; Pro-Racing 13" Disk brakes, front and rear, 2-piston Calipers with slotted rotors; Russell stainless steel braided brake lines

Numbers
425 RWHP, 415 RWTQ Best E.T to date: 12.45 sec