Tag Archives: 2012
Posted on 05. Mar, 2012 by Matt.
This weekend, two members of the CJ Pony Service team, including Service Manager Bill Tumas, traveled to Atlantic City, New Jersey for the Keystone Big Show! Their mission: To perform a live installation of an Edelbrock E-Force Supercharger into a 2012 Ford Mustang GT before the end of the day Saturday, when it was to [...]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by Matt.
This car thief might not be the sharpest knife in the drawer, but he does have good taste. Robert Bourne almost got away with his crime, too, except for one detail. Here’s the story: Late last week, Bourne broke into Damerow Ford in Oregon, trashed the office, and took over 200 car keys. He, then, [...]
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 13. Dec, 2011 by Matt.
Late last week, Ward’s released their annual 10 Best Engines list for 2012, adding another award to the list of automotive awards being released as 2011 wraps up. In this list, the Ford Mustang Boss 302 was again a winner, being given a 10 Best Engine award for the Boss 302′s 5.0 liter V-8. The [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2011 by Matt.
While we’ve spent a lot of time talking about the 2013 Mustang, we can’t forget that the 2012 version is still on sale and winning awards. Today, the 2012 Mustang GT/Boss 302 was named one of the 2012 10Best by Car and Driver in their annual competition to identify the best cars on the market. [...]
Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by Matt.
Last week, Automobile Magazine announced the winners of their 2012 All-Star Awards, which recognizes the 10 automobiles in any category that stand above the crowd, which is a big challenge in an era of extremely strong competition. These vehicles, along with Automobile Magazine’s 2012 Best Car, answer the question, “What truly is the best car?” [...]
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 14. Oct, 2011 by Matt.
Last year, when Ford introduced the Boss 302 into the Mustang community, one of the coolest proposed parts of the new model was the TracKey, which, when inserted, would recalibrate the Mustang into a true track performer. However, since then, no one has heard when those keys would actually be made available to Boss 302 [...]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by Matt.
Bid to win a one of a kind 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca and benefit the Henry Ford Health System. The live auction will occur on October 15, 2011 at the “Get Your Heart Racing” event at the Ford Motor Company Conference and Event Center in Dearborn, MI. This unique automobile is the [...]