Tag Archives: S197
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 30. Jan, 2013 by Matt.
Would you want a trunk release button in your 2005-2009 Mustang, even though it wasn’t available as an option? Starkey Products can help you with that, with their Trunk Release Button Kit! Back in 1980, Ford started putting trunk release buttons in the glove boxes of the Mustang and most owners loved the convenience of [...]
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 26. Dec, 2012 by Matt.
Beyond basic bolt-on modifications, it can be a challenge to extract additional power from modern, computer controlled Mustangs. With this tuner, CJ Pony Parts and SCT give you another option. For a 1996-2013 Mustang, SCT’s X3 Tuner is going to be exactly what you want for an easy power boost. For a stock Mustang GT [...]
Posted on 17. Dec, 2012 by Matt.
When you get into your 2005-2012 Mustang, does the stock headrest just seem to be in the wrong position? Or does the headrest just seem uncomfortable? Either way, TMI has the solution! To combat uncomfortable 2005-2012 Mustang headrests, TMI has developed their ratcheting, tilt headrests. These headrests ratchet to four different tilt positions that are [...]
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 01. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
If your 2011-2013 Mustang is starting to hit the mid-11s on the drag strip, pay attention to this installation! The safety rules for NHRA require that any car that is running 11.49 or faster, or any car running slicks full time, have a drive shaft safety loop that will keep the drive shaft in the [...]