2007 Ford Mustang GT500 Super Snake Check Engine Light

This gorgeous 2007 GT500 Super Snake arrived last week with the check engine light on and multiple codes stored in the system.  Upon inspection found the electronics on the throttle body causing multiple codes.  This car has a Kenne Belle Supercharger fitted by Shelby.

After extensive research we have discovered the Kenne Bell throttle body does not come with any of the electronics, just the throttle body.  After receiving a new factory throttle body from Ford and removing the sensors and installing on the Kenne Bell throttle body this beauty is roaring again.  Customer had lost their initial SCT X4 tuner, so we installed a new one and we still had the original tune from their prior visit a couple years back.  Programmed the new tuner with the previous tune and this amazing car now puts down  690HP to the wheels.

1965 Black Beauty Mustang

We have this beautiful 1965 Mustang in the shop this week.  She is a gorgeous example of good ole’ American Muscle running a small block Ford.  Just getting ready to drop the motor to replace the clutch and repair the clutch linkage.  Once we’re done with that, we’re installing a power steering kit for the comfort of cruising.  Lastly, cleaning her up and tying up a few small issues.  When she’s ready she’ll be the star of the show, just in time for fun in the sun.  More pictures to come once we have her all finished up.

Need Carburetor Help?

We’ve got you covered.  We repair, rebuild and tune carburetors.  This 1984 Ford F150 came in this week with a no start condition.  Customer was installing this Holley 850 and couldn’t quite get it finished up.

Upon inspection when it arrived, we found the crankcase full of fuel.  When we did get it to fire the engine shot fuel out of the dip stick tube.  After removing the carb we found the floats were stuck just dumping fuel into the cylinders.  After cleaning up the carb, changing the oil and filter, reinstalling the carb, found the throttle cable too short holding the throttle at 3000 RPM.  New throttle cable and choke cable later this one is running again.  She still needs some tuning but she’s running again.

2015 Ford Mustang GT shifter support bracket and support bushing

With only 2,000 miles on it; the owner of this brand new Mustang GT wasted no time modifying the car to his taste. This support bracket transitions the factory manual shifter from being a remote shifter in to a solid mount setup. Essentially, this bracket will allow your stock shifter to function just like a T-5. No more grinding gears, high RPM lockouts or missed shifts. The bushing is to help cure the transmission mount has extreme voiding that allows for excessive and dangerous transmission movement which causes misalignment of the linkage mechanism. When that happens the end results are in the form of missed-shifts and binding under aggressive shifting or heavy-cornering.

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Mustang GT with intake upgrades

We have this 2000 Mustang GT here for some tuning after getting an upgrade from the conservative factory setup. The car now sports a TrickFlow throttle body, K&N cold air intake, and is equipped with an SCT tuner to calibrate the car for the new values.

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2009 Shelby GT500 Mustang

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Got this Shelby in with some power issues that were traced to the catalytic converters being spent. The car already had a custom cat back exhaust system and since the customer wanted to upgrade to Kooks Long Tube headers; he went ahead and ordered their new “green” high flow catalytic converters. This GT500 can breathe right once again and makes incredible power.

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Out with the old manifolds and worn out cats

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In with the shiny new Kooks long tubes and “green” catalytic converters.

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1951 Ford Panel Suspension Airbag Issues

We received this beautiful 1951 Ford Panel this morning.  She was towed in last night because the front airbag suspension would not inflate.  After a thorough inspection we found one of the compressor solenoid vent valves was stuck open.  We disassembled the solenoid, cleaned up the valve and reassembled it, and up, up, and away she went.  Once we had the system operational again, we found a few other items needing some attention.  We noticed the compressors would not turn off, after the system pressure reaching 180 PSI we decided to shut it down before the bomb went off.  We found the pressure switch stuck closed not allowing the system to turn off once maximum pressure was achieved.  To finish it off, the rocker switches used to control the ride height were a getting sticky so we’re replacing those while we’re at it.  After a little TLC this rig is ready to get back on the road and have some fun in the sun.

How she looked upon arrival.

 

With work, comes elevation.

1990 Mazda MX-5 Spec Miata Racecar

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Spec Miata is a class of racing used in road racing events across the US. The Spec Miata (SM) class is intended to provide the race in low-cost cars with limited modifications; mainly those suitable for racing competition. Regualtions of aftermarket parts and accessories are in place to encourage low cost, production car based competition leveling out the car’s capabilities making it more a test of driver skills.

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Today number 308 is here for a dyno run and tune to find the proper air fuel mixtures from idle to redline for power at any point in the race while being within the guidelines. Check out the pop-off Sparco steering wheel and the required cage.

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