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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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SEMA 2011: Roush Stage 3 Premier Edition Ford Mustang

Yesterday, Jack Roush unveiled the 2012 ROUSH Stage 3 Premier Edition Ford Mustang in partnership with Sherwin-Williams at the 2011 SEMA show in Las Vegas.  The cat in the hat, along with Roush-Fenway Racing driver David Ragan, let loose a spectacular orange hued 2012 Mustang featuring choicest colors of the pallet.  The 2012 ROUSH Stage 3 Premier Edition on display is Roush Performance’s latest aftermarket installment in a series of Stage 3 Mustangs that will be offered until 12 fantastic Sherwin-Williams Planet Color®  options for the primary color, with graphics and accents in any other desired shade.

Keep reading to get the rest of the story in the Press Release, following.

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Kenny Brown GT-4T turbocharged Ford Mustang at SEMA 2011

If you’re out and about at the 2011 SEMA Trade Show in Las Vegas today (through the 4th of November), be sure to locate the Dynapack Dyno booth to check on one serious turbo’d Ford Mustang.  Kenny Brown’s GT-4T will be on-hand to show you some serious “Mango Tango” pony car magic.  How so, you might ask?  Well, Kenny’s latest weapon in the arms cache is a screaming orange flavored hued Mustang GT loaded with a complete, tuned chassis suspension package gleaned from years of street & tracking tuning and is capitalized upon by a crisply European behavior when taxed.

The crown jewel atop, or below, rather…is the Kenny Brown BiTurbo system which gives this Ford Mustang an incredible jump in base horsepower, allowing for incredible pedal response in addition to killer handling characteristics, otherwise.

There’s lots more engineered and applied to this car, so keep reading (or go see the car at SEMA, directly) to get the rest of the story in the press release.

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Brothers Performance East Car Show 10-8-11

Alright, Ford Mustang fans in the southeast, get your rears in gear  and get set for a weekend of fast cars and some serious fun.  Brothers Performance East is going to have a super Saturday of exhibition, dyno runs, and contests galore at their annual Deland, Florida car show.  The show itself is for all late-model Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger/Charger enthusiasts to talk smack enjoy.

Keep reading to get the full scoop from the Brothers Performance press release.

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Look for over 700 Ford Mustang specimens on Woodward Avenue

Coming up on August 20, 2011 is an annual car show & cruise of world-class American muscle cars.  As always, the Ford Mustang will be represented in fine style, with hundreds of classic Mustangs on display in the car show.  Ferndale, Michigan is the site for all the awesome Mustang sighting and if you have been under a rock for the past several years, then you’d be best advised to head over to Woodward Avenue to catch all the action & fun.  The Ford display is set to hold host (in addition to the 9-mile cruise) a huge classic Mustang car show, a cruising parade, and of course, a glut of fun for the whole family…

Seriously, what’s not to like?!?

  • 1.5 million visitors, annually
  • no fewer than 40,000 antique and classic cars
  • over 700 Ford Mustangs
  • demonstrations and product expos by Ford
  • the 2012 Mustang lineup on display
  • Ford Racing staff on-site

If you have plans to go, make sure to take a quality camera–there will be plenty to see!

Miller Motorsports Park now hosts Boss Track Attack

As if owning a 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 wasn’t wickedly illustrious enough, Team Mustang and Ford Racing have sweetened the deal for each & every Boss 302 owner a chance to take on the “track attack” opportunity.  This event is a complimentary offering which also involves direct driving instruction from the Ford Racing High Performance Driving School at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.

Seriously, how much cooler can the Boss 302 reincarnation get?  Well-over 400hp, a Jekyll & Hyde persona via the track key, and now, Ford’s official blessing to thrash the track at Miller with the guidance of racing gurus just make it even more awesome.

Keep reading to get the full scoop in the Press Release from Ford, following.

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Mustang Memories 2011 brings out the best of the best

This Sunday past at Ford World Headquarters, Dearborn MI, the Mustang Owners of South East Michigan put on a great Ford Mustang exhibition which they hold annually.  The “Mustang Memories Car Show” held host to a series of awesome enthusiast and nostalgic events include the Mustang Dream Giveaway grand prize presentation, the National Boss Reunion, and the Bullitt Reunion.  On-site were some awesome Mustang personalities, including Vaughn Gittin Jr., Donald Farr with his spectacular new Boss 302 book, Dave Pericak (Mustang Chief Engineer), and Jamie Allison (Ford Racing).  The show (as always) was a stunning success for everyone involved.

Keep reading to read the report from the MOCSEM club and also check out the Facebook album of the event, posted by Ford.

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Winner announced in dual Boss 302 Mustang giveaway

With the closure of the dual-Boss 302 Ford Mustang giveaway on July 4th, there lies a lucky finalist who has the keys to a 1969 Boss 302 Mustang as well as a 2012 Patriot Edition Boss 302 Mustang.  24 year old Thomas Barker from Effingham, IL is the man of the hour for this exciting national sweepstakes.  This Sunday, August 7, Barker will receive the keys to the only pair of matching first and second generation Boss 302 Mustangs in the world.  Pretty cool feat, indeed!

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Mustang Week 2011 recap

With the heat (wave) of summer in full swing for Ford Mustang fans nationwide, we all know it means getting together for cruise-ins, track events, and most notably–massive Mustang meets.  Unless you have been under a proverbial rock for the past decade, then you’re well aware that Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach, SC is one of the most popular gatherings for Mustang maniacs from all nooks of the country.

This year, the StangNet crew was able to join in the festivities with our latest project car, Built to Cruise, and enjoy all the camaraderie on the Atlantic seaboard.  With over 600 Mustangs on-hand and lots of good racing & shining, BTC was a sure-fire hit with late model Mustang and Fox Mustang enthusiasts.

After a decent bout of showing off all the rides in the show, a series of racing events kicked off and all willing Mustang riders were able to put their money pits on the pavement to show just what the driver mod could do.   The results?  Aside from some serious fun for the whole family, you’ll have to keep reading to get the scoop from the Press Release inside.

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AmericanPonyBuilders Project needs your help

How much did you spend on soda this week?  Fast food?  Tobacco?  We thought as much.  What if we told you, the Ford Mustang enthusiast masses, you could all have the chance to make a difference and see a good cause forwarded to benefit all Mustang fanatics the world ’round?

Late in 2010, we told you about a Ford Mustang TV show which would bring about a new series focused upon everything Mustang!  The problem here today is getting the funding & backing to make this vision a reality.  The fine folks behind the project have already reached out to every major broadcaster in hopes of getting this bird out of the nest, but guess what…it takes coin…and lots of it.

Inside the Press Release is a way each one of you Mustang fans can actually make a real difference in this project.  Be sure to give this one a close look, as we think this is going to be a pretty cool deal coming to fruition.

And by the way…yes, we’re in.

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