Mark Houlahan
Tech Editor, Mustang Monthly
February 25, 2011
Photos By: Bill Erdman


  • JBA headers
  • Stage 8 locking header bolts
  • 2 1/2-inch dual exhaust
  • Flowmaster mufflers
  • Exhaust ceramic coated


  • Front: Control Freak tubular upper and lower control arms, Maier Racing 2-inch drop springs, Bilstein shocks, roller spring perches, TCP rack-and-pinion steering, TCP adjustable strut rods, TCP tower brace kit and Monte Carlo bar
  • Rear: Maier Racing 2-inch drop leaf springs, TCP shock plates, adjustable antisway bar, Bilstein shocks, Global West subframe connectors


  • Front: Stainless Steel Brakes zinc-washed and slotted 11.25-inch rotors, four-piston calipers
  • Rear: Stainless Steel Brakes zinc-washed and slotted 10.50-inch rotors, single-piston calipers

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  • Front: American Racing Shelby Cobra, centers painted to match stripes, 18x7
  • Rear: American Racing Shelby Cobra, centers painted to match stripes, 18x10


  • Front: BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDW, P215/40ZR18
  • Rear: BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDW, P265/35ZR18

JME gauge cluster with Auto Meter Ultra-Lite II gauges, custom center console with carbon-look vinyl and red leather, Cobra Misano carbon-fiber seats covered in red leather, rear seat covered to match front seats, custom matching door panels in red and carbon-fiber-look black, Lokar shifter, air conditioning, Billet Specialties Rat Tail red leather half-wrap steering wheel, custom-built audio enclosures in fully carpeted/detailed trunk, Alpine head unit, JL Audio amplifier and speakers

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Poppy Flame Red basecoat/clearcoat with Galaxy Silver metallic stripes, smoothed engine compartment painted body color, custom front bumper molded from three pieces, fiberglass hood lengthened to match, rocker stripes painted on, billet grilles, upper and lower quarter scoops, rear bumper painted body color, fuel tank painted to match body/stripe color, Shelby aluminum hoodpins, billet aluminum taillight bezels, billet aluminum fuel cap, GT rear valance, Shelby mirrors, Ringbrothers hood hinges and fender bolts