Tag Archives: 2011
Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by Matt.
Right before our last NMRA event in Milan, MI, we decided to give Gotta Have It Street a suspension upgrade, which included a new Eibach kit and gave Gotta Have It Street more performance and an awesome new stance! Our Eibach Pro-Street-S Coil-Over Damper Kit not only gives us more precise turn-in response, improved handling, [...]
Posted on 08. Jun, 2012 by Matt.
Want an easy way to get a big power boost from your 2011-2013′s V-8? Install a JLT Cold Air Kit into your Mustang! Both of CJ’s Gotta Have Builds cars–Gotta Have It Race and Gotta Have It Street–each recently received a beautiful, new JLT Cold Air Kit to boost their performance on the drag strip! [...]
Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by Matt.
For this week’s video, we thought we’d share two very cool Mustangs that have both received big power with superchargers from Vortech and Paxton, two of the best known names in the business! The first Mustang in the video is the Tjin Edition/UTI 2012 Ford Mustang GT Convertible 5.0. It’s had a Paxton Supercharging System [...]
Posted on 13. Apr, 2012 by Matt.
One of the hottest upgrades for 2005-2013 Mustangs is a Barton Industries shifter, and it’s pretty obvious why–much shorter shifts and a well built product. Here’s just a few of the benefits of Barton shifters over the stock Mustang shifter: 35%-40% throw reduction Firmer centering springs for a perfect 2nd-3rd gear shift (you’ll never miss [...]
Posted on 21. Dec, 2011 by Matt.
It’s “case closed” on the NHTSA investigation of the 2011-2012 Mustang’s Getrag MT-82 6-speed manual transmission’s reported shifting problems. This case was initially opened in August and was related to issues of grinding and rough shifting with that specific manual transmission. It only affected only a small minority of 2011-12 Mustang owners. Ford responded to [...]
Posted on 09. Nov, 2011 by Matt.
As we reported in early August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation on problems with the MT82 manual transmission that is in 26,000 2011-2012 Mustangs. The problems include binding gears, difficulty engaging in shifts and excessive noise and vibration. At that time, Ford issued a statement saying that they would [...]
Posted on 02. Nov, 2011 by Matt.
Project Last Ride, the 2011 Mustang 5.0 we profiled last week, won a Shine Award today at the 2011 SEMA show! After a rush to get the car finished, including getting the Ford BOSS 302 Intake Manifold Install Kit, Ford Racing BOSS 302R Intake Manifold, and an unpainted California Special Rear Spoiler that were donated [...]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2011 by Matt.
CJ Pony Parts is the latest sponsor for Project Last Ride, the 2011 Mustang 5.0 that’s being built in memory of Joe Gosinski of Chicane Sport Tuning. Joe was found murdered on December 23, 2010 in his shop and, in his memory, a former customer and an ex-employee joined together to create this custom Mustang [...]
Posted on 20. Jul, 2011 by Matt.
The first day of the Rally Appalachia 2011 kicked off yesterday, July 19, at 8 a.m. with over 70 cars hitting the road. More than 135 drivers and navigators were taking part, bringing a wide array of vehicles, including a powerful Bentley, a Ford Escape, numerous Pontiac GTOs, several trucks (including a Ford F-150 Lightning), [...]