Tag Archives: Gotta Have Builds
Posted on 21. May, 2013 by Matt.
The winter was longer and colder than usual here in central PA and at CJ Pony Parts. Everyone on the Gotta Have Builds team was anxiously awaiting the warmer weather, which we knew was going to bring us to the first local NMRA race at the Maryland International Raceway (MIR) in southern Maryland. Bill and [...]
Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 by Matt.
After a long winter, spring has finally arrived and everyone on the Gotta Have Builds team was excited to finally be able to get Gotta Have It Race down to the track for some much needed quarter mile therapy. On Saturday, April 20, JLP Performance’s Ford Shootout became the first drag racing event of the year. [...]
Posted on 16. Jan, 2013 by Matt.
With the lowered stance and front splitter, Gotta Have It Street already looked pretty aggressive. We just weren’t done. Now we’ve added a Roush Side Skirt and Rear Splitter. Originally, we lowered Gotta Have It Street using an Eibach Pro-Street S Coil-Over Damper Kit. Next, we added a Roush Front Splitter to the car late [...]
Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by Matt.
While quite a few 2010-2013 Mustangs came with fog lights, many of the base or high performance models, like the Boss 302, weren’t available with this feature. Many others, like our Gotta Have It Street Mustang, had to have the fog lights removed when we swapped in our new Roush Upper Grille. Enter Starkey Products’ [...]
Posted on 14. Jan, 2013 by Matt.
If you remember, CJ Pony Parts’ Gotta Have It Race 2013 Mustang GT reached 11.05 in it’s last race of the 2012 season, which means it is required to have a major safety upgrade for the 2013 NMRA racing season: A Roll Bar. NHRA & NMRA rules require roll bars in any car going faster [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
Despite the assertion that Gotta Have It Race was done for the year, Bill and the Gotta Have Builds team were determined to see if it had a little more in it and could hit the 11.20s, if everything could go just right. Bill and Steve headed to chilly Cecil County Dragway on Saturday morning, [...]
Posted on 27. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
The Roush Front Splitter for 2013 Mustangs adds race inspired styling and performance to any Mustang, making it the perfect addition for Gotta Have It Street! While Gotta Have It Street isn’t our race car, the reduced drag and increased downforce provided by the Roush Front Splitter, plus the style it offers, is a perfect [...]
Posted on 23. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
Give your 2013 Mustang a fresh front end look with a new Upper Grille from Roush! The Upper Grille from Roush adds a sleek styling element to your Mustang, much different from the honeycomb grille design that’s standard on the 2013 Mustang. The grille fits most 2013 trims, too, including the V6, GT, Boss 302 [...]
Posted on 16. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
One week ago, we posed the question “How Fast will Gotta Have It Race run at the ABM Nats?” and received a huge response from our followers on Facebook and Google Plus on what MPH Gotta Have It Race would hit during one of its last times out for the 2012 race season. Our last blog shared [...]