We break down the top technical tips are for maintaining racing transmissions and converters to make their perform at their peak potential and put you in the winners circle, with four of the industry leaders.
by Andrew Wolf on December 4, 2013
Everything you wanted to know about clutches, and maybe some things you didn’t know you needed to know. Check out this detailed question-and-answer session with some of the industry’s top minds!
by Don Creason on October 9, 2013
We build a stronger, faster rear end for our 2013 Mustang, Project Silver Bullet, with help from Eaton, and Motive Gear. This is a must for maximizing performance on an automatic S197 Mustang
by Barry Kluczyk on August 15, 2013
It’s not everyday that you get the chance to experience a tour of OE level proving grounds and R&D, so when we had the opportunity to tour the Eaton facility we jumped on it! Check out how Eaton puts their superchar
by Lindsey Fisher on August 2, 2013
We talk driveshafts with one of the industry leaders, Mark Williams Enterprises, about the light weight, superb strength, and other characteristics of their 707 Alloy driveshafts that are used in everything from powerful street cars to Pro Mods.
In this tech piece, we’re going to take a look at the various components that comprise a center section assembly and how some of the leading manufacturers beef them up to handle the rigors of hundreds, and even thousands, of horsepower — from their selection of materials to the overall structure of the parts.
by Bruce Sawicki on July 5, 2013
Along with a host of other off season changes, Project BlownZ received a new peice from the folks at Meziere Enterprises — a Billet flexplate — and today we’re going to highlight the flexplate and our experiences with its installation into the car.
by Don Creason on May 29, 2013
As power numbers for our 2011 Mustang GT Project Wild E Coyote continue to climb, we fortify the drivetrain further with a new Moser M9 housing and nine inch center section. We show you what you need to know about installing a 9-inch rearend into an S197 Mustang.
by Andrew Wolf on April 17, 2013
Join us in a detailed look at Dynotech’s range of steel, aluminum, carbon fiber, and even carbon fiber-wrapped aluminum driveshafts with their own Steve Raymond. Check out the details here!
We delve into torque converter selection and application – it’s not as simple as you think. We cover the topic with experts from ATI Racing, Pro Torque, Neal Chance Racing Converters, and TCI Auto – check inside for details.
The AOD to manual transmission swap has been popular on Fox Body Mustangs since the 1980′s. We take things one step further on a supercharged ’93 coupe, upgrading from an AOD to a Tremec T-56 Magnum 6-speed, with the help of Tremec, McLeod, and American Powertrain.
by Don Creason on March 5, 2013
Wild E. Coyote gets a substantial upgrade in the drivetrain department, that is not only more durable, but should also be street and strip friendly. What does it take to install Tremec’s T-56 Magnum XL in a S197? We have all the details right here.
by Don Creason on January 16, 2013
Some performance companies come out with one big new product each year. Neal Chance Racing Converters has come out with three new products that are revolutionizing racing with an automatic transmission. Join us for an in-depth look at these three incredible new units.
by Don Creason on January 15, 2013
We get our project Biting the Bullitt one step closer to the street and strip by finishing up the installation of our TCI Super Streetfighter 4L80E transmission, including wiring and programming the EZ-TCU, as well as adding a cooler, pan and fluid.
by Shane McGlaun on August 2, 2012
There comes a time in the life of all manual transmission Mustangs that are modified where the factory clutch becomes a serious weak link. With over 600 hp to the tires of Cunningham Motorsport’s turbo 2012 GT, it was time for a replacement. We turned to SPEC and their Super Twin clutch for this install.
by Andrew Wolf on July 2, 2012
Moser Engineering and their popular new Muscle Pak line of complete, assembled rear end housings that take the hard work out of building a housing so that you can spend more time enjoying your ride and less time under it, and today, we’re taking a look at the options and the assembly of one of these housings.
by Jim Smart on June 13, 2012
What makes Centerforce clutches more advanced than most is technology – the weighted clutch system, low-friction ball bearing pressure plate pivots where possible on some clutches, and new forms of friction power transmit unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Join us as we review the offerings from Centerforce.
by Jim Smart on May 29, 2012
Today’s enthusiasts prefer more tasteful aftermarket performance products for our Mustangs that blend in and work with our Mustang’s factory persona yet provide better performance, and for that, B&M has introduced their new Hammer Console shifter with AOD that we’re about to fit into our ’92 Fox body Ford Mustang.
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by Jefferson Bryant on February 28, 2012
Far too often overlooked in the building of a street/strip project are the axles. While stock axles are not necessarily all bad, there are some things to consider when putting together a strip-ready rear end. We team up with Moser and Strange to bring you the 411 on street/strip axles.