Running 10's in an S197
If you have followed the series called Forget Me Not, which began in the May 2016 issue and was dyno tested in the following issue, then you will be familiar with our quest to build a 10-second ride from a 2008 Mustang GT. The mid-11 second ride benefited from a Roush R2300 supercharger, exhaust mods, and some other odds ends. It was the perfect starting point for our adventure and represents a ...
S550 2015+ Ford Mustang Cold Air Intake from Granatelli Motor Sports
A true, high-performance air intake system that doesn't void the manufacturer's warranty for 5.0L Coyote-equipped S550 2015-newer Ford Mustangs is now available from Granatelli Motor Sports. The PMAS 120mm complete air intake system offers gains of 25 horsepower and 25 foot-pounds of torque and does not require a computer re-flash or expensive custom tune. Each system includes Granatelli/PMAS-cali...
Torque Management with HalTech's Elite 2500-T
If you've been around the NMRA circuit, then no doubt you are familiar with Mike Jovanis and his 1989 Mustang. Up until recently he used a mess of electronic boxes to control a DiSomma Racing Engines-built 347ci small-block and Forced Inductions 88mm turbo. EFI was controlled by a Haltech Platinum Sport 2000, which was aided by MSD Grid and an AMS 1000. For the 2016 race season he planned to simpl...
Performance 6r80 Powertrain Control Pack from PBH
There is no denying the popularity of swapping the Coyote 5.0 engine into a variety of vehicles, including the Fox-body Mustang. The engine swap growth has increased exponentially year-after-year as the hot rodding community is realizing its capabilities. Power By the Hour (PBH) Performance has developed a 6R80 Powertrain Control Pack (PCP) that allows an easy plug-and-play conversion to put the p...
New Eliminator Next Gen Practice Tree from Portatree
Portatree Timing Systems is excited to introduce the future of reaction time training: the Eliminator Next Gen practice tree! Perfect for racers and enthusiasts, this dual-user tabletop practice tree features a full-color, touchscreen display; sturdy case with battery door; adjustable tabletop stand; and outdoor bright LEDs. New cutting-edge features such as Distraction Mode aim to challenge use...
New RT4119W Track Day Seat from Racetech USA
Racetech USA has broadened the line of 4119 series seats to now include a non-head restraint model. A new innovation for 2017! We've taken our most popular seat, and given it the chop. The RT4119W (Wide) and RT4119WT (Wide & Tall) seats are based on the existing RT4119WHR and RT4119WTHR, but with the head restraints removed for improved visibility and access in a 'track day' type vehicle. This...
Vertical links for S550 Mustangs from BMR
BMR Suspension has expanded its line of billet aluminum Vertical Links for the 2015-newer S550 Mustangs, releasing Bearing/Delrin and Delrin/Delrin versions. Stock stamped steel vertical links with soft rubber bushings deflect under load, absorbing power and allowing excessive spindle rotation. Machined from 6061-T6 billet aluminum, the construction, heavy-duty spherical bearings, and Delrin bushi...
Fuel Pumps with Aerospace Components
Drag racing is a progressive sport where what you ran yesterday falls short of what you will need to run tomorrow. It doesn't matter if you race a heads-up car or a bracket racing one where dial-ins are suppose to prevent that; going quicker and faster always creeps into the picture during race strategy sessions. To that end, cylinder heads flow more, engines are bigger, camshafts let in more air,...
A 'Glide With Two Lives
Today's auto manufacturers seem to be in a race of one-upsmanship as they cram more and more gears into their automatic transmissions. Six-speed automatics are commonplace these days, and seven-, eight -, nine- speed transmissions are the latest and greatest, with a very-recently announced ten-speed automatic on the horizon for the coming model-year vehicles. So it seems odd, that with all this te...
Onyx series turbo shields from Design Engineering
Turbos are one of the easiest and most effective ways to add horsepower. DEI's ONYX Series Turbo Shield maintains consistent temperature in the turbo to maximize efficiency and reduce lag.Building on the popularity of DEI's ONYX Series product offerings, DEI is now introducing the ONYX Series Black Turbo Shield for smaller sized turbos including Garrett and others. For correct sizing, DEI recommen...
AEM's X-Series Controller
Wideband air/fuel sensors and gauges have become commonplace equipment in today's performance vehicles. The wideband's proliferation is thanks in no small part to the efforts of companies like AEM a leader in performance aftermarket electronics. They were an early creator of the portable wideband oxygen sensor and on-board gauge technology over ten years ago, and have worked tirelessly ...
The NMRA Contingency Program Isn't Just For Your Car
Most racers are familiar with contingency programs. For those of you who may not be, essentially it's a pay-to-win program in which a company will pay you every time you win or runner-up, provided you are running the appropriate decal and the qualifying part or parts on your car. Generally, most racers will look at the contingency list when getting their car ready for the season and see who i...
Bully Dog's All New BDX Handheld Tuner with Wi-Fi
Bully Dog's new BDX handheld tuner with Wi-Fi is a breakthrough in engineering, eliminating the need for wires and making it simpler than ever to boost overall vehicle performance, towing ability and off-road potential. BDX is the first engine calibration device to offer Firmware On Demand, which identifies a vehicle, then connects to Wi-Fi to download the latest dyno-proven tune files, ensuring y...
New Win Lite Street/Strip Wheels from Billet Specialties
Billet Specialties new Win Lite wheel launches hard with aggressive styling and features for a street and strip wheel. The weight is over! The Win Lite features a machined recessed bolt pad for additional weight savings. This unique feature along with the optimized design of the spokes saves nearly a pound off the weight of similar wheels. The Win Lite's black hard anodized finish with machined ac...
Save Time Between Rounds
With racing, every fraction of a second adds up. Whether it's on the track or in the pits trying to prep for the next run, nobody likes to be left behind. When the announcement calling a class to the staging lanes is made, an ever-growing number of racers have visions of being picked last for dodge ball in gym class flash before their eyes as they hustle around. The nice folks at Ranger ...
IRS No Problem
When the S550 neared it release date, and reliable info began to surface about the running gear, the drag race crowd was in the unfortunate position of having to accept a new Mustang that didn't even have the option of a solid axle. Were the days of broken axles and differentials of the Terminator Cobras upon us again It certainly seemed that way. Then the car was released and the question wasn't...
Coyote Stock Engine Announcement
The sealed Coyote 5.0 is a production engine, so when the manufacturer makes production changes, so must the crate engine program. It was only a matter of time before Ford Performance ran out of the 2011-2014 engines and shifted production to the 2015 engine. That said, NMRA will be moving towards the 2016 Sealed Coyote Engine (P/N M-6007-M50SA), with a transition period as the class converts from...
Ford Performance Power Packages Now Available for EcoBoost- and V8-Equipped Mustangs
Performance-enhancing calibrations for 2015 and newer Mustang EcoBoost and Mustang GT now available from Ford Performance Parts provide substantial power gains, are 50-state-compliant and are compatible with the vehicle limited warranty. The Ford Performance Mustang EcoBoost performance calibration kit for the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine boosts peak torque 70 lb.-ft. for a total of 390 lb.-ft. o...
Direct Fit Oil Cooler Kit for Fox Body From Flex-a-lite
Flex-a-lite recently introduced the direct-fit TransLife oil cooler kit for the 1979- 93 Ford Mustang. The kit includes a six-pass transmission cooler and the brackets necessary to easily install the cooler directly to the vehicle. Using an auxiliary transmission cooler brings the cooling outside of the radiator side tank for better cooling. The TransLife cooler includes Flex-a-lite turbulators in...
Building Power with Brenspeed
Recently we kicked off a short series project to turn a mild street/street 2008 Mustang GT into a 10-second rocket. The goal was to highlight the potential of a real world Three- Valve engine combination, which is often overlooked in today's big power Coyote market. The boys at Brenspeed completed the 326ci long-block, which is like a mountain motor in the 4.6L market. Now, the Indiana-based speci...
35-spline S-Trac for 8.8-inch Ford Rearend from Strange Engineering
    There is little question that the Ford 8.8-inch housing is capable of handling large amounts of horsepower when assembled with the correct parts. Strange Engineering is taking things to the next level with the introduction of the 35-spline S-Trac differential. The torque biasing S-Trac is purely mechanical which eliminates the need for clutches. It provides quiet operation whil...
S550 cold air intake from Steeda
Steeda Autosports, the world's largest aftermarket manufacturer of Ford performance equipment is once again leading the performance market with their high'velocity Steeda ProFlow Mustang Cold Air Intake for your 2015-2016 Mustang GT. It opens up the intake system of Ford's 5.0 powerplant and allows it to breathe much more freely than the stock intake system allows, taking your S550 Mustang GT to t...
ATTN: NMRA Racers 2017 Rule Change Requests
The off-season always seems to be getting shorter and shorter and we would like to kick-off the 2017 rules discussion earlier this year. In an effort to serve you better, please submit rule requests for the 2017 NMRA drag racing series by October 7, 2016. Our Tech Department, headed by Lonnie Grim, will begin evaluating those requests to help form the 2017 Preliminary Rules for next season. We ...
NMRA Releases All-New Ladies FAST Shirt Design
  The National Mustang Racers Association has just released their all-new ladies FAST'shirt for 2016! With a nod to the iconic Ford logo, this ladies-cut t-shirt makes it clear that it's fun to be FAST! This 4.7 once v-neck heather green shirt is a soft poly/cotton/rayon blend with FAST large size on the front and the NMRA/NMCA stamp logo small size on the top rear. Available in womens'...
VP Racing Fuels Introduces New, Improved Cool Down Coolant Enhancer
VP Racing Fuels has expanded its VP Madditive line of performance chemicals by introducing a new, improved Cool Down coolant enhancer for high-performance radiator systems. VP reports that Cool Down decreases cylinder head temperatures by up to 50 F by increasing coolant flow for better heat transfer while lubricating all vital components without crystallization found in other coolant additiv...
GEN2 Pro Mod 106 CEA Turbocharger From Precision Turbo
PRECISION TURBO AND ENGINE has added a new size to its line of championship winning and record setting Pro Mod turbochargers with the release of the GEN2 106mm Pro Mod CEA turbo. With a dedicated commitment to innovation, all of PTE's GEN2 Pro Mod turbochargers were designed with the hardcore racing enthusiast in mind. Utilizing a 106mm inducer CEA (Competition Engineered Aerodynamics) CNC-...
Joliet: Racer & Vendor Stacking, Parking & Gate Information
  Wednesday, July 27th Stacking NOON - Overnight Racer stacking in designated area. (SEE MAP) Vendor/Midway Stacking in separate Designated Area. (SEE MAP) Thursday, July 28th Stacking in designated areas Areas all day (SEE MAP) 10AM Gate 14 Opens for Vendor/Midway Parking 11AM Gate 14 Opens for Racers, Vendor/Midway, Car show & Swap meet 7pm ...
NMRA & NMCA Release All New Hey, I Used to Street Race' T-Shirt
NMRA & NMCA have released their all-newHey, I Used to Street Race T-shirt for 2016. Old school and simply cool this t-shirt has a feel that plays to today's Street Outlaws phenomenon . This charcoal heather cotton blend t-shirt features a front design 60s hipster proudly proclaiming Hey, I Used to Street Race. A simple NMRA/NMCA USA logo appears on the top of the back. This shirt is su...
FuelTech's New FT500 and FT500LITE UPDATE with INTEGRATED BoostController
FuelTech just released a new free update for FT500 and FT500LITE. Now these ECUs integrate a precise and efficient wastegate boost control with tables based on gear, engine RPM and time. Individual boost targets for 2-step, 3-step and burnout mode can also be set up. There are 5 programming modes for tables with gear versus engine RPM, gear versus time, boost versus engine RPM and time after the 2...
Performance2way And RJS Racing Join Forces
  Established in April of 2006 by Brian and Crystal Lynch in the small town of Roxana, De. Performance 2 Way Racing Communications has been a US Veteran/Family Owned small Business. With a Background in Electronics and a Love for Racing, Brian was looking to find a way to combine the two together. After working several years in the RF Manufacturing and Commercial Two Way Radio Business,...
MagnaFlow Launches Cat-Back for 2016+ Ford Shelby Mustang GT350
MagnaFlow's newest direct-fit, cat-back competition exhaust for Ford's most extreme Mustang offers a horsepower bump along with an aggressive sound. The stainless steel bolt-on kit (PN#19283) has been engineered for maximum performance, with dyno-proven results yielding up to an additional 15 horsepower. Additionally, annoying exhaust frequencies are dampened with a dense wall of acoustical absorb...
Important Schedule Announcement for NMRA Ohio
NMRA officials have made an important change to Friday's schedule the test and tune will begin at 11AM, as scheduled. However, in an effort/attempt to get all categories two test runs, the test and tune will be organized by class. Each category will be called to the lanes in the normal run order. The goal for this change is to provide racers with testing opportunities that have similar track pr...
Induction Solutions Releases NPC-2006 Nitrous Power Coontroller
Brooksville, FL Induction Solutions, a leader in nitrous technology, is proud to announce the release of the NPC-2006 Nitrous Power Controller. The latest in progressive nitrous controller technology, this Induction Solutions new product combines decades of experience in many genres of drag racing to simplify wiring and tuning in order to maximize the performance of a vehicle. We're really proud ...
Wilwood Engineering's New Rear Parking Brake Kit for Factory Five Roadster and Ford Mustang IRS
Wilwood recently released its new DynaPro 4R/MC4 parking brake kit for the Factory Five Roadster and 2015+ Ford Mustang independent rear suspension (IRS). Featuring 12.88-inch rotors with excellent stopping power and enhanced performance, users can choose from either a SRP drilled and slotted rotor or a GT competition series face slotted rotor. Calipers are available with either a glossy black or ...
PROTHANE Shifter Bushings Kits for 2011 - 2013 Mustangs
Here are three new PROTHANE Shifter Bushings Kits for 2011 - 2013 Ford Mustangs. These matched component kits replaces OEM rubber parts with superior urethane bushing inserts. These bushings are designed to provide a firm positive shift action feel and absorb shock and vibration. Kit 6-1613 complete kit, includes bushings and billet bracket. Kit 6-1612 (bushing only) fits OEM or PROTHANE billet br...
J&M Products Lower Control Arm Relocation Brackets for the 2005-2014 Ford Mustang
J&M Products new, CNC laser-cut lower control arm (LCA) relocation brackets for the 2005-2014 Ford Mustang, including the GT500, are made from pulse welded 3/16-inch cold rolled steel and manufactured in the USA. The powder coated bracket's advanced design assures a precise fit and maximum strength with no welding or other modification needed for ease of installation. LCA relocation brackets ...
Phoenix Systems Two New Brake Bleeders Approved by Ford
Two new reverse brake and clutch breeders from Phoenix Systems have been approved by Ford Motor Company. Offering one-person operation, both units bleed all brake and clutch systems in less than ten minutes. The bleeders remove trapped air from newly installed brake lines and parts, and are portable, lightweight, and easy to use. The Heavy Duty Pro unit is made of metal, comes with a two-year warr...
Flex-a-Lite Offers $60.00 Rebate
From now through August 31, 2016, Flex-a-Lite is offering a $60.00 rebate on select radiator and electric fan cooing system combos. These are not just any radiators and fans, but direct-fit, US-Made aluminum radiators with patented sidetank technology matched with Flex-a-lite electric fans. It's a pretty sweet deal, so check it out >>HERE<<
Stainless Steel Carb Plumbing from Good Vibrations Motorsports
Are you in the market for high-quality plumbing for your dual carburetor setup One that looks great and doesn't leak Lines bent correctly that won't interfere with the linkage And will work will all fuel (Gas, E85, Methanol, etc..) Well, Good Vibrations Motorsports has the stuff you're looking for. Manufactured from seamless 3/8 in Stainless Steel tubing and show polished, this plumbing will f...
NMRA Releases All New Iconic Pocket T-Shirt
  The National Mustang Racers Association has released their all-new NMRA Iconic Pocket T-shirt for 2016. Show your support of the NMRA series and the World's Fastest Fords when you wear this shirt at events and around town. This vintage navy 100% cotton pocket t-shirt features NMRA on top of an iconic Christmas tree flanked by header pipes with the words FUEL IGNITION RUBBER SMO...
Gibson Performance Introduces M.W.A Muffler
Gibson Performance introduces the M.W.A Muffler Series for Maximum Sound and Muffler Flow. The 2016 SEMA Global Media Award winning universal muffler features a unique patent pending Straight-thru design which promotes exhaust gases to flow at the highest rates, improving power potential but keeping interior drone to a minimum. The MWA has NO internal packing or heavy baffle, allowing it to mainta...
Plug & Play Ignition System Voltage Booster for 11- 14 Mustang
The folks at JMS Chip & Performance have added a new application for the 5.0L-powered 11- 14 Ford Mustang to their line of popular PowerMAX Plug & Play ignition solution products. Designed to provide up to 85% more ignition voltage, the PowerMAX SparkMAX V2 Ignition System Voltage Booster also provides continuous high voltage and amperage output without noise. Benefits include the abili...
250 liter-per-hour fuel pump from DeatschWerks
Recently, DeatschWerks announced the release of their newest fuel pump, the DW250iL. With the release of this 250LPH in-line fuel pump, their offerings have increased to an industry-leading 10 unique in-tank and in-line pump models. The new DW250iL shares many of the same features as the popular DW350iL including the roller-vane pumping mechanism, A/N fittings, anodized aluminum body and t-bolt mo...
NMRA Releases 2016 Ford Nationals Skull Tour Shirt in Adult & Youth Sizes
Check out the all-new 2016 Ford Nationals Skull Tour'shirt. Show your support of the NMRA series and the World's Fastest Fords when you wear this shirt at events and around town. This dark heather (50-50 blend) t-shirt features a sinister skull on back complete with NMRA butterfly eye sockets and piston/rod cross bones, and the NMRA skull logo on the front. This shirt is sure to become a favori...
NMRA Releases All-New Grudge Night T-Shirt
The National Mustang Racers Association has just released their all-new NMRA Grudge Night t-shirt for 2016! Show your support for NMRA and Mustang grudge racing when you wear this shirt at events and around town. This black t-shirt sports the iconic galloping Mustang in sinister black with sleek metallic lettering, and the NMRA Grudge Night 2016 logo down the front. No Time No Scoreboard No Dou...
New Adjustable 9" Fox Body Rear End Housing from Team Z Motorsports
Premier performance manufacturer Team Z Motorsports recently released a 9 Fox Body housing and it's changed the game. So what's all the hype about Two words: Adjustable mounts. The new Team Z 9 housing features adjustable upper and lower control mounts to ensure racers are getting the hardest and most consistent launches every pass. On many aftermarket 9-inch housings, as you begin to lowe...
Adjustable Camber for your 2015 Mustang
J&M Products now offers fully adjustable camber plates for the 2015 Ford Mustang, and they arrive completely assembled and ready to bolt in. Made in the USA, the J&M camber plates utilize a proprietary caster and camber design that allows independent adjustments exclusively of the other suspension alignment changes. A spherical bearing eliminates the factory bushing deflection and precisel...
Auto Meter Introduces Hoonigan-Branded Gauges
Ken Block owned the Internet with his Gymkhana videos, and his Hoonigan crew has since developed a loyal following of die-hard fans. Auto Meter teamed up with Hoonigan Industries to introduce a new line of gauges that were designed in collaboration with the wild, tire-shredding, mayhem-loving group. Offerings include standard 2-inch gauges, 3 3/8-inch speedometers and tachometers, and a special ...
New Ford Big Block Starter Index/Block Plate From Performance Automatic
Adding to its extensive line of automatic transmissions and components, Performance Automatic is excited to announce its new and re-designed addition to our line. With the increasing popularity of the Ford Big Block Engines, 429-460, we have added a much needed Starter Index/Block Plate. The PA26446 Big Block Ford Block Plate fits all 429-460 engines with any automatic transmission. The PA26446 al...

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