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Boss 302 Ford Mustang rear seat delete from Ford Racing

Nearly every Mustang fan has reveled in the return of the Ford Mustang Boss 302 and the Boss 302 Laguna Seca at the track or upon the dealership lot…if not in the driveway.  Well now, there’s also some cool news for the rest of the Mustang population out there who don’tt own a Boss 302 Laguna Seca–the rear seat delete kit is now a mass-produced part, up for grabs from the Ford Racing Performance Parts catalog.  Up until now, this piece was reserved for just one specialty model, so hearing this news is a slick deal, indeed.

This Boss 302 rear seat delete kit fits the 2011 Mustang, the 2012 Mustang, and the 2013 Mustang, and includes the x-brace itself, trunk-end trim paneling, and center luggage cover.  There is no cutting or fabricating of any sort required, and all the required hardware is included.  Sound like something you’re interested in installing?  The price tag is a bit on the hefty side, so get ready to shell out $1,599.00 for this “less is more” Mustang modification. Continue Reading →

February 2012 Ford Mustang sales figures gain huge

What happens when Ford Mustang sales are nearly 100% year-over-year?  People take notice, that’s what.  At February close, the 2012 Mustang was one of the most sought after vehicles, concluding the fact that Ford’s marketing campaign has reached a sweet apex.  Between rebates, sexy ad spots, and the climactic build-up to the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang, the pony car is “set to jet” atop Camaro and Challenger sales metrics.

If you want a closer look at the sales statistics, keep on reading.  If you are one of the statistics, well then, we guess you aren’t really surprised very much, as you currently hold the keys to one of the most iconic automobiles in American (and global) history…

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MRT unleashes 2011-12 Ford Mustang GT axle back exhaust

It i’s no secret one of the first modifications nearly every Ford Mustang owner completes is exhaust work–be it a cat-back, axle-back, hi-flowing mid pipe, headers, or the sort.  Hey, Ford–not that you did a bad job with the factory tailpipe melodies produced, it’s just there are just SO many awesome combinations of acoustic awesomeness out there on the aftermarket, and people LOVE to have their Mustang stand out from the masses.

Fresh up this week from the folks at MRT is a fantastic new exhaust system for the 2011 Ford Mustang and the 2012 Ford Mustang.  The MRT Interceptor Axle Back Exhaust System was, like the rest so dubbed, designed in-house & produced in the USA, achieving a quality product that’s a total point of pride.  These Mustang exhaust systems feature 304 stainless tubing, are mandrel-bent for maximum flow, and are capped off with 304 stainless steel mufflers, ensuring this system will last for years to come.

Get more details on these new Ford Mustang exhaust systems in the PR from MRT…

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Video: Jay Lenos Book Club – Farr’s Mustang Boss 302

OK, Ford Mustang fans…if you haven’t gone out and picked up Donald Farr‘s latest literary installment, you are seriously missing out.  Why?  Jay Leno says so–that’s why.  Farr’s book, Ford Mustang Boss 302: From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car is a completely epic compendium of everything Boss 302.  Donald covers the historical past, ties in the omnipresence, and ultimately ties it all back into contemporary times, with the return of the Boss 302 in the 2012 Mustang.

The StangNet team had the fortunate chance to get project Built to Cruise to Tulsa last summer, and more importantly, we got the chance to sit down and have dinner with Donald, right as he was honored by noteworthy Ford folks at the Shelby banquet one evening.

OK, we’re done rambling (for now)–be sure to keep going for the video of Farr and Leno’s spotlight interview right in Leno’s garage!

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Steeda unveils full line of Ford Mustang Boss 302 parts

Whether you’ve seen a Ford Mustang Boss 302 in shambles, one tearing up the track, or perhaps another upon the showroom floor–it doesn’t matter.  Bottom line is, we’ re pretty sure anyone with a blue-blooded pulse wants one.  So, if you are one of the lucky ones to get your paws upon the steering wheel consistently, then you might want to listen up.  Steeda Autosports now has a complete line of aftermarket parts to amp up the already awesome 2012 Boss 302 in order to tweak the suspension, intake, and some additional custom tuning to make every droplet of atomized fuel count.

So just what all’s in store?  Keep reading to get the rest of the story via Steeda & be sure to check out their site loaded with offerings!

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Ford Mustang Boss 302: From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car

Have you gotten all of the Christmas shopping done for that special Ford Mustang fan in your life?  If not, we are here to let you upon a fantastic gift idea which captures the stuff of automobile legends.  This gift idea is a book–and not just any bind of pages, mind you; it’s one which capitulates the awesomeness that is the Boss 302 Mustang.  Its triumphant return has brought upon a myriad of awards, accolades, and huge grins the world over.  The 2012 Mustang Boss 302 brings a whole host of nostalgic greatness and at the same time, pushes today’s technological envelope. So just what are the ties that bind? How much is known about the Boss by the general Ford Mustang fan base? If you think you know it all, you’ll quickly be humbled when you crack the cover of this fantastic book.

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Ford Mustang Boss 302 Engine makes 2012 Top 10

We all know one of the best Ford Mustang rebirths of legend in the past year has been the 2012 Boss 302 Mustang…hands down.  The return of the infamous Ford 5.0-liter V8 power plant has done more for the Mustang brand than simply power the 2012 Mustang GT with a 5-oh, it has redefined a new sense of world-class quality within the Ford vehicle lineup.

Ford the 2012 year, Wards Auto has named the Ford Mustang Boss 302 V8 engine as one of the 10 best in contention.  After capping 2011 with honors, the Ford 5.0 redux has once again shown its blue blood takes the cake in the categories of excellence, refinement, quality, and most importantly to us, power with reliability.  What’s more, the Mustang’s 5.0 V8 was the largest displacement engine in the top 10 and the sole v-banked 8-cylinder to receive notoriety.  Even more interesting?  The 5.0 is amongst good company on the top 10 list, with other makes like Audi and BMW padding up the additional awards.

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2011 – 2012 Ford Mustang throttle body by BBK

Brothers Performance is pumped to announce the all-new BBK Power Plus series throttle body for the 2011 Ford Mustang and the 2012 Ford Mustang.  This piece is a definite way to bolster performance for the late-model 3.7L V6-powered Mustang in under 20 minutes with the use of mere hand tools.  Don’t worry about having to scrounge up supplemental fitment & parts, either–BBK ensures these throttle bodies match up plug-and-play style for an easy installation.  Also, there are no TPS voltage settings to tweak, which means this piece is simply installed and you can hit the street and/or strip right afterward because there is absolutely no tuning required!

Brothers Performance also carries the 2011 Ford Mustang and 2012 Ford Mustang GT and 2012 Boss 302 version of this same throttle body, keeping the new Coyote crowd appeased with miles of smiles.

Be sure to check out the V6 dyno sheet and the short video clip after the hop!

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SEMA 2011: MRT ‘TKO’ V6 Ford Mustang Road Racer

Most every player in the aftermarket has sought to tweak ‘n tune the Ford Mustang GT, leaving aside a very capable starting package of the Mustang coupe…until now.

MRT Performance debuted their “TKO” 2012 Ford Mustang coupe at the 2011 SEMA show in Las Vegas & yes, it certainly made an impression!  Starting by making this V6 Mustang scream like it’s older brother was only the beginning.  MRT has completely transformed the 2012 Mustang into a full-fledged road racer ready to rip the track apart.

From forced induction to a complete suspension and braking insanity, the TKO has most anything you can fathom to get gobs of grins!  So much of a knock-out punch, the TKO was awarded the 2011 Outstanding SEMA Design Achievement Award.

Keep reading to see just how MRT and their supporters made this project come to life.

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SEMA 2011: Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Ford Mustang

There were many flavors of the Ford Mustang found at the 2011 SEMA show in ‘Vegas…but few leave you with a true sense of respect, honor, and nostalgia like one to tribute the fallen and wounded in the United States of America’s Armed Services.  Aftermarket players Webasto and MRT Performance partnered on a new Mustang to pay homage to the Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund (FWSF)–a support initiative that reaches out to all branches of the US Military in order to help cover medical costs, transportation and other various financial needs.

Keep reading to see all of the (numerous) add-ons and goodies this awesome Ford Mustang has.

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