For Stage 2 of the AmericanMuscle.com 2012 Mustang GT Project Car build, we wanted Project Blackout to really start dominating as a street car. We decided it was time to kick it up a notch on this car a little and drop in more performance mods to get some horsepower crankin’! We’re getting this car ready for SERIOUS horsepower!
Category: AM Behind the Scenes
I guess I should introduce you to our new manual 2012 Mustang GT. We’ve named it Project Blackout, and if you’ve been following our build on our Facebook page, you probably know that we’re building it up in 4 Stages, from simple bolt-ons, to the ultimate street Mustang with more horsepower than you’d ever need!
Check this out… a good customer dropped of their 2011 5.0L Mustang GT California Special, topped off with a Vortech Supercharger, for some custom tuning on the dyno from our team at Bama Performance. Mike Wilson, Bama lead calibrator, strapped down this blown 5.0L Ford Mustang to our dyno and let it rip! The results…
We needed an epic shot for the cover of our new 79-04 Mustang catalog. I think the marketing team might have been waiting for an excuse, but hey, either way – the recipe was simple! You take (1) part high horsepower Mustang and mix it in with (2) parts demolishing a set of rear tires. Grab your camera, and the burnout video above is what you get!
We’ve always had a ton of respect for the troops that serve our country. We’ve been helping send care packages, hooking up our customers with a military discount and even donating proceeds from our annual car show to Homes for our Troops and the Wounded Warrior Project. As great as that is, sometimes it’s just nice to hook up customers who serve our country directly!
A few months back, one of our customers serving in Afghanistan wrote us: