Category: Contests

This is the place to check out all of the Mustang related contests AmericanMuscle and others have to offer.

AM Begging Contest – Over $300 In Prizes!

AmericanMuscle.com Begging Contest – Over $300 In Prizes!
Friday February 1st Through Wednesday February 27th
Click to submit your entry now!

So I was driving to work the other day when I started to day dream about bacon. It’s delicious! And it’s a universal topping that instantly transforms practically any meal into a gourmet delicacy worthy of the people’s pickiest pallets. From the breakfast table, to hoagies, to meatloaf, to salad, to ice cream, to heck…even dog’s have Beggin Strips! That’s when it hit me! I thought…why not pay homage to this grand American institution by having an American Muscle Bacon…err Begging contest!

So what exactly is a Begging Contest? That’s easy…it is exactly what it sounds like. I list a prize. You beg for it. The best beggar wins! Can it be that simple? Well, the competition is probably going to be pretty fierce on this one, so you better get real creative! I want to hear sob stories, crazy wacky stories, lists of herculean feats you have performed in the name of American Muscle, etc. etc. etc.! They can be true stories, or they can be fully loaded fictitious fallacies, but they must all include why I should pick you of all people to be the chosen one to win a prize! The top three entries will be featured on our site and they will receive super sweet prizes!

Now on to the really good part…the prizes:

  • 1st Prize:

    • $150 American Muscle Gift Certificate

    • American Muscle Swag Pack
  • 2nd Prize:
    • $100 American Muscle Gift Certificate

    • American Muscle Swag Pack
  • 3rd Prize:
    • $50 American Muscle Gift Certificate

    • American Muscle Swag Pack

(American Muscle Swag Pack Includes: T-Shirt, Sweatshirt, Calendar, and Decals for your car!)


Still unclear about what you are supposed to do? Check out this example of what I would say is a top-notch entry for this contest:

Example: “One day in 3rd grade I was sucker punched in the back of the head and knocked out cold in the parking lot. When I came to, the first car I saw was a Mustang GT and ever since then I have been obsessed with Mustangs! Now I own 5 Mustangs and outfit all of them solely at American Muscle. Now I am facing an extremely difficult decision on whether to buy my wife an anniversary present or get new springs for my newest Mustang. Please please please let me win a prize so I can use that gift certificate to help pay for new control arms to go along with those springs! And/or get my wife something for her anniversary…if I really have to.”

CLICK TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY!


The Fine Print:

  • Entries must be submitted to contests@americanmuscle.com

  • Your entry or entries must be submitted before 1:00PM Eastern Time on Wednesday February the 27th.
  • You must include your full name, address, phone number, and email address when submitting. (Personal information will only be used internally for our records and to deliver your prize. No personal information collected will be used for outside solicitations or sold in any way.)
  • Everyone is eligible to enter, you do not have to have made a previous purchase from AmericanMuscle.com.
  • You may submit as many individual entries as you want, but please do not SPAM the same entry multiples times or ALL of your entries will be disqualified!
  • Gift Certificate Prizes valid only for products at AmericanMuscle.com and are not redeemable or exchangeable for any cash value.
  • American Muscle Swag Pack includes T-Shirt, Sweatshirt, Calendar, and Decals for your car.

AmericanMuscle.com Begging Contest – Over $300 In Prizes!
Friday February 1st Through Wednesday February 27th
Click to submit your entry now!

Brian Donaghy, Shanika Martin, and Christopher Lee Win Big in AmericanMuscle.com’s Twenty Questions Trivia Contest!

AmericanMuscle.com‘s first Trivia Contest has come to an end, and what a fantastic response! Participants were asked to answer 20 questions, for a chance to win three great prizes. We had more than 100 entries, and a good portion of them were 100% correct. The staff at AmericanMuscle.com randomly chose three (3) winners from the correct entries, and it’s time to let the world know who they are.

 

First Place — Winner of an AmericanMuscle.com $100 Gift Certificate

and a set of Mustang Rocker Stripes in their choice of color:

Brian Donaghy of Emerson, NJ!

 

Second Place — Winner of a $50 AmericanMuscle.com Gift Certificate

and a set of Vinyl Bumper Insert Letters in their choice of color:

Shanika Martin of Land O’Lakes, FL!

 

Third Place — Winner of a $25 AmericanMuscle.com Gift Certificate

and two AmericanMuscle.com Window Decals:

Christopher Lee of Columbia, KY!

 

Now, everyone wants to know what the correct answers were to the tough questions we asked. Well, here you go!

1. How many colors total were available for the 1987 Mustang (looking for the number, not the colors)?

The correct answer was 12. (The colors were Black, Bright Regatta Blue Metallic, Dark Clove Metallic, Dark Gray Metallic, Dark Shadow Blue Metallic, Light Gray, Medium Cabernet, Medium Shadow Blue Metallic, Medium Yellow, Oxford White, Sand Beige, and Scarlet Red.)

2. What was the Mustang II re-badged as?

Ford Pinto

3. Where and on what date was the Mustang introduced to the public for the first time?

April 17, 1964 at the World’s Fair in New York

4. What movie had the honor of being the first to use a Mustang in a movie?

Goldfinger

5. The Mustang has been offered in six (6) Grabber colors. Name them.

Grabber Green Metallic, Grabber Blue, Grabber Orange, Grabber Green, Grabber Yellow, and Grabber Lime.


6. What year did the millionth Mustang roll off the assembly line?

1966


7. What was the final year the 5.0 Mustang LXs had black body side moldings?

1991

8. How much more horsepower did the ’93 Cobra R make than the ’93 Cobra?

0 — Both the Cobra and the Cobra R were rated the same (235 hp).


9. What was the name of the concept car that pre-dated the ’03 Cobra by 10 years, but
featured a roots-supercharged, intercooled, 4V, 4.6L engine?

Mach III


10. What new exterior color was introduced in 1999?

Electric Green Clearcoat Metallic


11. When was factory clearcoat paint first available for the Mustang?

1990


12. What is the only year that the Cobra was offered in color code BZ (Chrome/Canary Yellow)?

1998


13. What was the first year for a 140 mph speedometer on a 5.0L?

1989


14. When were the 16" 5-star rims first offered?

1991


15. When was Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) first used?

1999


16. What was the first year for a 4-speed automatic transmission?

1987


17. What special model made it’s third appearance in 2000?

Cobra R


18. Name the three (3) aftermarket tuner Mustangs that Ford sells with factory warranties (as of 12/05).

Saleen, Steeda, Roush


19. What year was the heated back glass introduced for the convertible?

1994


20. What other Ford Vehicle — meaning NOT a Mustang — came with the 4.6L DOHC Cobra
V8 engine and was initially only available in black?

Mercury Marauder



$245 in prizes up for grabs in AmericanMuscle.com’s 20 Questions Trivia Contest

It’s that time again — time to show off your stuff and show the staff at AmericanMuscle.com how much you know about Mustangs! This latest contest will be all trivia, all the time. So fire up those brain cells — it’s time to play 20 Questions!

Three winners will be chosen at random from all correct entries received, and the following prizes will be awarded:

First Place — $100 AmericanMuscle.com Gift Certificate and

a set of Mustang Rocker Stripes in their choice of color.

Second Place — $50 Gift Certificate and

­a set of vinyl bumper insert letters in their choice of color.

(**NOTE** This DOES NOT include the Stainless Steel letters)

Third Place — $25 AmericanMuscle.com Gift Certificate and

two (2) AmericanMuscle.com Quarter Window Stickers.



The contest is simple: there are 20 questions listed below. Answer them all, and submit your answers to contest@americanmuscle.com  Please be sure to read this whole entry carefully, and don’t forget to read the rules at the end! Failure to follow all instructions will result in your disqualification.

The Questions!

1. How many colors total were available for the 1987 Mustang (looking for the number, not the colors)?

2. What was the Mustang II re-badged as?

3. Where and on what date was the Mustang introduced to the public for the first time?

4. What movie had the honor of being the first to use a Mustang in a movie?

5. The Mustang has been offered in six (6) Grabber colors. Name them.

6. What year did the millionth Mustang roll off the assembly line?

7. What was the final year the 5.0 Mustang LXs had black body side moldings?

8. How much more horsepower did the ’93 Cobra R make than the ’93 Cobra?

9. What was the name of the concept car that pre-dated the ’03 Cobra by 10 years, but featured a roots-supercharged, intercooled, 4V, 4.6L engine?

10. What new exterior color was introduced in 1999?

11. When was factory clearcoat paint first available for the Mustang?

12. What is the only year that the Cobra was offered in color code BZ (Chrome/Canary Yellow)?

13. What was the first year for a 140 mph speedometer on a 5.0L?

14. When were the 16" 5-star rims first offered?

15. When was Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) first used?

16. What was the first year for a 4-speed automatic transmission?

17. What special model made it’s third appearance in 2000?

18. Name the three (3) aftermarket tuner Mustangs that Ford sells with factory warranties (as of 12/05).

19. What year was the heated back glass introduced for the convertible?

20. What other Ford Vehicle — meaning NOT a Mustang — came with the 4.6L DOHC Cobra V8 engine and was initially only available in black?

 

The Rules:

1. Everyone is eligible to enter.­­

2. The subject of your email entry must read: Twenty Questions Trivia Contest  

3. Please include your name, address, email address, phone number, and year and model of car in your submission email.

4. The contest will run from Monday, November 5, 2007 to Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 11:59 p.m.Entries received after that will not be considered.­

5. Only ONE entry per person. Do not submit multiple entries from other email addresses. We will find out and you will be disqualified.

6. DO NOT spoil the fun for everyone else. Don’t post the answers on the forums. We’ll find them, and we’ll be forced to disqualify you. We don’t want to do that.

 

Mustangforums.com Military Heroes Contest Winners!

We are active on a lot of forums, and we love to run contests on these boards, as well as in our blog. Recently, we ran a contest on Mustangforums.com. We asked forum members to submit a friend or family member — or themselves — to be considered. A panel of judges went over the entries and chose their top three, who were awarded three amazing prizes. Without further ado, here are the winners!

  • First PlaceWinner of the SCT X3 Tuner and 1 Free Tune (for her husband), and a $75 gift certificate (for herself):
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     Shannon and Kyle Tyler! 

Here’s what Shannon had to say about her husband, Kyle:

"Kyle and I met when we were both stationed in Korea, we got married and bought the Mustang at an Overseas Military car sales program. Since we’ve been in the states Kyle’s hobby and passion has been working on the car, most of the time getting new ideas from Mustang Forums. Back in June ’07 Kyle was deployed to Iraq with his unit, unfortunately since hes been gone he missed the birth of our first daughter, Lorelai. But he’s looking forward to coming home on R&R; he can’t wait to meet Lorelai, see the family, and work on the car. He’s been talking about putting a cold air intake in, something about a hood scoop, and a tuner.

As you can see by the pictures below there was an accident. On the 26th of October I was cut off by a Dodge Caliber on post. The good news is the shop says that the car can be repaired before he comes home. And thats why I’m entering this contest for him, he is so self-less; hes over there fighting right now and then I had to break the bad news about the car. And even after he saw the pictures he was just glad I was ok."

Pictures:

 

 

 

  • Second Place -- Winner of his choice of gears AND a $50 Gift Certificate (for nominating himself):
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    Mike Cox, Jr.! 

What he had to say:
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"Well I don’t think I am a hero or amazing (my wife seems to think so and she told me I just have to do this since she hates computers),  but I have been in the army since 2002. I was in Iraq for 14 months in 04-05 as a combat engineer with the 1st Cav. Since then I have re-classed and now I fix broken Apaches. I am currently in Afghanistan with the 82d Airborne. I have the best army wife ever and 3 great kids who love daddy’s mustangs, my youngest was 3 days old when I deployed to Iraq. I have an 88 LX convertible 5.0 and an 07 GT that I used my reenlistment bonus to get."

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  • Third Place –Winner of a Billet Grille w/Pony Cutout AND a $25 Gift Certificate (for nominating himself):

Tracy Singer! 

 

What he had to say:

"I’m Army Master Sergeant Singer, currently in Iraq. I’ve been serving on active duty for over 20 years and this is my 5th deployment (3rd in Iraq). I work with the Iraqi Army daily so that they can hopefully take control of the security mission and U.S. forces can depart. As part of our job, we perform combat patrols with the Iraqi Army (IA) several times a week (I stopped counting after 75). Why should I win? I deserve to win this no more than anyone else; we all serve our great nation. Without warriors, there would be no America. Without America, there would be no Mustangs. So, I guess we made Mustangs possible in a round-about fashion. (I’m kidding) Like many, I’m married to a wonderful gal and we have two beautiful children. Sorry, no pics of them on the Internet. In my (rare) free time, I’m also a college student finishing a BA."



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All three winners will also receive t-shirts for every member of their squad!

Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to everyone that participated! We appreciate your hard work and dedication more than you know. Take care of yourselves, and come home safely!

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Cale Woodward, Jeanne Baker and Raymond Neice, Jr. — First Scavenger Hunt Winners!

­The contest now has come and past,

It was fun, we had a blast.

The time is here to now proclaim

The winners of this Hallowed game.

 

To all that played, we thank you much,

And in the future, wish you luck.

A new contest around the turn

Will be a chance for all to learn.

 

To Raymond, Cale and Jeanne B.,

You have been chosen as the three.

You’ve won the prizes we did pick,

And you will get them mighty quick.

 

A Chin Spoiler for Raymond Neice,

I hope you like this styling piece.

For Cale Woodward, some new floor mats,

A better prize than flying bats.

 

For Jeanne B, you will receive

A prize so cool, you won’t believe.

New Light Covers for your ‘Stang,

Will be the envy of the gang.

Thanks again to all and one

For joining in our hallowed fun.

For taking on this daunting quest,

You’ve surely proved you are the best!