Muscle Mustangs & Fast FordsNews & Views
Horse Power June 2013
Livernois Motorsports has recently released its new line of Ford 6.6L (400ci) stroker short-blocks for '11 Raptors and Super Duty trucks. Each short-block includes a cast-iron Raptor block built with a Livernois exclusive crankshaft, pistons, H-beam billet rods, main and rod bearings, and main studs. Two options are available for compression ratio—11:1 or 9.5:1. Pricing for the short-block starts at $7,999.99.
Top Street Performance's fabricated aluminum Mustang valve covers are a great bolt-on for '79-'93 Mustangs. Tall enough to clear most roller rockers, these valve covers offer a race-inspired look, and include a baffled billet-aluminum filler tube, oil cap, and a set of Allen-head bolts for fitting to the cylinder head. They retail for $179. Who says you can't look good and go fast at the same time?
Lokar Performance Products has recently released its billet-aluminum Tremec shifter levers for T5, T45, T56, and TKO 500 and 600 transmissions. These are direct bolt-on shifter levers equipped with all the necessary mounting hardware to make for a quick and easy install. Shifters are available in a straight or single-bend configuration, and lengths from 6 to 10 inches. Each shifter comes available in a Midnight Series black or brushed finish.
Riding in Style
Hotchkis Performance has unveiled its new wheel line for Ford vehicles. Hotchkis Performance wheels are available in three different styles: H-Sport, S-Sport, and Y-Sport. The H-Sport wheel is a multi-spoke design that is available in gloss silver or matte black. The S-Sport wheel features a double five-spoke design, available in a gloss-silver or matte-black finish, and has machine-polished accents. Featuring a classic Y-spoke design, the Y-Sport wheel is available in a solid matte-graphite finish or with a machine-polished face and matte-graphite accents. Prices start at $360 per wheel for the front and $400 for the rear.
Are you looking for a way to spice up your engine bay? Check out Shelby Performance Parts' new carbon-fiber coil covers and engine cover for '11-'13 5.0L Mustangs. Sprayed with a glossy clearcoat on both covers, it provides a superior product that won't yellow or warp under extreme heat from the engine, and the Shelby insignia will complete the look of any 5.0L GT.
Lock it Up
Restore your Fox-body Mustang back to its original showroom condition by replacing your old and worn out malfunctioning power door locks with high-quality replacement parts from www.americanmuscle.com. Included in the kit are two power-dorr-lock actuators, two ivets, 24 door panel pushpins, and five panel-removal tools to make removal and installation hassle free. This new product (PN 99967) retails for $64.99.
Hit the Floor
Are you tired of seeing your rusty Fox-body floorboards rusting away? If so, than Latemodel Restoration has the answer. For the first time ever, Latemodel Restoration has released a line of complete floorpans for '79-'93 Mustangs. This one-piece design makes it easy to replace severely damaged floorboards as it features the same stamped-steel construction as factory, as well as the same correct bends and hole placements as the originals.
If you've been looking for a way to make your '11-'13 Mustang GT stand out from all the rest, than look no further. Kooks Custom Headers has added to its family for the '11-'13 Mustang GT 5.0L 4V headers line—the Coyote 2-inch. Each header features a 3/8-inch-thick flange, 2-inch primary tubes, and a 3-inch, stamped merge collector. According to Kooks, its newest addition is capable of handling over 900 horsepower. The Coyote 2-inch (PN 60-41-200) is priced at $1,139.