Drew Phillips
August 1, 2008

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The Details
American Racing's '08 Mustang GT Coupe "American Racer"

Engine

  • 4.6 Three-Valve modular
  • Saleen Speedlab 550 supercharger system with fuel-system upgrade
  • Nitrous Express billet plate wet-fogger nitrous system
  • Meziere high-output electric water pump
  • Optima Red-Top battery
  • UPR billet engine dress-up kit
  • 493 rwhp
  • 447 rwtq

Transmission

  • Stock five-speed manual

Rearend

  • Stock 8.8-inch
  • 3:31 gears

Exhaust

  • MagnaFlow performance x-style crossover with high-flow cats
  • MagnaFlow after-cat exhaust system with Magnapack mufflers

Suspension

  • Front: Progress Technology performance lowering springs, Progress Technology sway bar, Bilstein struts
  • Rear: Progress Technology performance lowering springs, Progress Technology sway bar, Bilstein shocks

Brakes

  • Front: Saleen Extreme System, 15-inch rotors, six-piston calipers
  • Rear: Stock, single-piston caliper

Wheels

  • Front: American Racing TXM, black and machined face, 20x9
  • Rear: American Racing TXM, black and machined face, 20x9

Tires

  • Front: BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDW, P275/35ZR20
  • Rear: BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDW, P275/35ZR20

Interior

  • Infill G4 in-dash multimedia / Windows-based personal computer featuring a 250gb hard drive, Sube Sports Cobra Misano carbon-fiber two-piece seats, Autopower four-point safety rollcage and four-point cam-lock 3-inch safety harnesses, K-Dezines custom rear-seat delete with billet-aluminum "American Racing" lighted sign, Pro Design brushed-aluminum rear-seat delete cover, Auto Meter carbon-fiber series instrumentation, UPR billet interior accessories

Exterior

  • 3d Carbon Boy Racer body kit, Alsa Corporation Ghost Chrome Brushed Aluminum paint with flat-black racing stripes from Merzee's Paint and Body, Valeo Sylvania HID Xsighting Lighting headlights

Special Thanks to:

  • Hillbank Motorsports, Irvine, CA
  • Saleen Speedlab, Irvine, CA
  • Merzee's Paint and Body, Sante Fe Springs, CA