AMStanger

AMStanger started life as Emily Wood. She fell in love with the automotive industry, and the Mustang in particular, at her first job working as a cashier at a mom and pop auto store. Since then, she’s held just about every job in the retail automotive field. Though she’s never been formally trained as a mechanic, she’s never shied away from taking something apart or working on her own car. She likes to defy stereotypes and get her hands dirty, but she does get tired of being called ‘dude’ all the time. In her time, AMStanger/Emily has served as a parts slinger at one of the biggest auto parts retailers in the country, worked as a service writer at another industry giant, and has served as an installer and a commercial specialist when needed. She spends most of her time on several large Mustang forums, and is pretty sure she has the best job in the world.

December’s Ride of the Month

Alex Pappas’s 2006 GT

Alex’s GT started out stock with 8,000 miles on the odometer. Two years later, it has 34,000 miles on it, and Alex has installed an amazing array of parts. He’s done all the work except mounting his Nittos on the MRR GT-1 wheels. The GT sits on Koni Yellow adjustable shocks and struts, GT500 strut mounts, and Eibach lowering springs. A BMR adjustable Mustang panhard bar, billet lower control arms, and LCA relocation brackets contribute to the GT’s mean stance. Alex also installed Steeda adjustable upper control arms and front and rear sway bars. (more…)

Super Holiday Sales are Here for December!

December is a month for celebrating, and what’s more worth celebrating than your Mustang? This is the perfect time to drop a hint to your loved ones and add some awesome parts to your holiday wishlist. With all the amazing sales this month, they’ll be able to get you even more loot. Not sure what to get for your club members, cruise buddies, or Mustang-loving significant other? Check out our handy Holiday Gift Guide for some suggestions that anybody is sure to love. And remember, when all else fails, gift cards are always a great idea. The recipient gets exactly what they want, and they’re so easy to wrap!

The November Ride of the Month

Kuro Tawil’s 2007 V6 Mustang!

Kuro’s 2007 Vista Blue Mustang is his first car, and he mowed lawns for three summers to save up enough money to pay for the car. His parents covered the other half of the cost, but only on the condition that Kuro not modify it. Since that wouldn’t do, he started doing modifications “under the radar”. Kuro’s crowning achievement was installing a whole motor when his parents weren’t looking! He convinced his parents he was switching out the clutch and swapped a 5.4 V8 into the Mustang. He’s also added a BBK aluminum CAI, a GT500 rear end, Saleen underdrive pulleys, and Prothane motor mounts.

The mod list doesn’t stop there, though. He’s added FR500c shocks and struts, an Eibach Pro lowering kit, Steeda upper strut mounts, and Eibach front/rear adjustable swaybars, all without his parents noticing. We’re not sure how he pulled it off, but he’s also personalized the exterior of the car with GT front, rear, and side skirts, a black billet grille, and Agent 47 mirrors. Kuro has also tinted the windows, deleted the antenna, added HID lights, and a Roush hood scoop. The inside boasts an impressive mod list, too, with Corbeau A4 seats, an NRG leather-wrapped steering wheel, a rear seat delete, and a variety of vent and cluster mods.

Think your pony has what it takes to be the December Ride of the Month? Submit your entry before Thursday, November 25th. Entries are only good for a month, so make sure you submit yours again if you didn’t win for October.

Up to 42% Off With November Sales

November is the start of the holiday season, the two months you spend with your closest friends and family all around you. And when you escape to the garage because you can’t take the stress of so many guests any more. We feel your pain, and we want you to have an excuse to spend some time with your Mustang before the ice and salt and snow set in. With all the deals available this month, practically everything is on sale. But don’t worry, we haven’t peaked too soon; the deals are only going to get bigger and better from here.

The October Ride of the Month Is…

Jeff Burd’s 2008 Roush 428R Mustang!!!

Jeff’s Roush Mustang is one of only 200 made, and Jack Roush himself signed it. The 428R has all the features you expect from a Roush vehicle, and some sweet extras. It features 18X10 Roush wheels and some awesome upgrades from a standard GT. The Roush makes 435 HP and it has an intercooled ROUSHcharger.

When you’re making that much power, you need a suspension that can handle it. The 428R has lowering springs, upgraded swaybars, and upgraded springs and shocks. It’s equipped with Cooper Zeon 2XS tires to help Jeff grip the road when he hits turns, and is rated to pull over 1G of force.

This red Mustang has some serious sex appeal–its Roush custom front fascia, chin spoiler, and hood scoop all give it a tough, powerful look. Being Roush, they didn’t stop with the obvious mods, but added hood pins, a black high-flow grille, and the iconic Roush emblems. With an exterior that looks this good, the inside has to match, so Jeff’s Mustang has leather seats, an upgraded dash, racing pedals, and a retro knob on the short throw shifter. Jeff gave the 428R his own touch by adding a rear window louver and a honeycomb taillight panel.

Think your pony has what it takes to be the November Ride of the Month? Submit your entry before Sunday, October 25th. Entries are only good for a month, so make sure you submit yours again if you didn’t win for October.