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Old 10-05-2004, 07:42 AM   #1
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Talking Two magazine shoots in one show!!!!

I took the 6 hour trip to the NMRA World Finals in Bowling Green, KY and not only won a couple of trophies with my 'Stang, I got two magazine photo shoots!!!! 5.0 Mustang and Super Fords (finally) and Mustang Enthusiast. I am soooo darned happy. The car even dropped off the edge of the trailer and ruined the mufflers the first day, but I still am just so happy, that a little money for new mufflers is nothing.


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Old 10-05-2004, 09:23 AM   #2
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how fast is your mustang...
and what does it have?
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Old 10-05-2004, 10:59 AM   #6
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Haven't raced it, but you can check out my web site for more info.
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1987 Medium Yellow LX 5.0 Coupe

Owner: Matt Wells. Ripley, WV. Occupation: High School Teacher

*All work except paint performed by Matt and Hank Wells (aka WELLSpeed High Performance).

Engine and Drivetrain:

Block: Stock roller

Bore: 4.00 inch

Stroke: 3.00 inch

Displacement: 302 cid

Crank: Stock; balanced, polished & deburred, chamfered oil holes, ATI damper

Rods: Crower Sportsman; balanced, 5.4 inch

Pistons: Ross ultra-lite; balanced, small domes & zero decked, 11.5:1 compression, Speed-Pro low-tension rings

Oil Pan: Steeda 7 Qt baffled with crank scraper

Cooling: Ron Davis aluminum radiator, Flex-a-lite flex fan, Stewart water pump, FRPP oil cooler

Cam: “BIG” Comp Cams hydraulic roller with Erson high-rpm lifters

Heads: Edelbrock Victor Jr.; Bennett Racing high-rpm hyd.-roller race valve springs, Comp Titanium retainers, Harland Sharp 1.6 roller rockers, Crane 1-piece chrome-moly pushrods

Valves: 2.05/1.60

Intake: Edelbrock Victor 5.0 EFI

Throttle Body: Accufab Race 85 mm

Mass Air Meter: C&L 80 mm with a custom 4 inch intake pipe

Power Adder: Custom 50-300 hp nitrous system (600 hp on dual stage setup) utilizing an NX Gemini-Twin Plate and NX Stage V Iceman solenoids, grill mounted purge 

Fuel System: Mallory 110 FI pump, twin Mallory filters, Magnafuel regulator, Vortech fuel rails, FRPP 36 lb injectors, Ground Pounder pick-up, -10 /–8 supply and –6 return lines

Headers: MAC 1 3/4 inch long-tube headers

Exhaust: 2 1/2 inch Bassani off-road x-pipe, 3 inch Race Magnum mufflers, no tail pipes

Transmission: FRPP “Z” T-5, SPEC aluminum flywheel, SPEC Stage IV High-RPM clutch and pressure plate with lightening option, FRPP aluminum driveshaft, Pro-5.0 shifter, urethane mount

Rear-end: 8.8 with Auburn Pro differential, Moser axles, 4.30 gears

Electronics:

Engine Management: A9L computer, custom Autologic 4-position chip from JMS

Ignition: Mallory HyFire VI Multiple Spark Discharge CD box, MSD Pro Billet distributor, Accel 300+ coil, FRPP wires, NGK Iridium plugs

Gauges: Autometer Phantom Speedometer, Tachometer, Shift-Lite, fuel level, volts, oil pressure, water temperature, fuel pressure. Edelbrock nitrous pressure

Other Controls: Custom switch panel for nitrous plus “stuff and things”


Suspension and Chassis:

Front Suspension:

K-Member: Modified stock; welded seams, custom solid motor mounts for 1 inch lower engine

Control Arms: Ground Pounder tubular

Springs: Ground Pounder coil-overs; road-race spec.

Sway Bar: Suspension Techniques

Steering: Flaming River 15:1 manual rack and shaft, Ground Pounder bumpsteer kit, Maximum Motorsports solid mounts

Struts: Monroe Formula GP with Ground Pounder caster/camber plates

Brakes: Power Stop cross drilled rotors, Lincoln 73 mm calipers, Hawk pads

Wheels and Tires: Centerline Billet 17x8 inch with Yokohama A520 245/45/ZR-17

Rear Suspension:

Control Arms: HP Motorsport Mega-bite Jr. lowers, modified stock uppers with urethane bushings

Springs: FRPP M-5300-C

Sway Bar: Suspension Techniques

Panhard Bar: Modified BBK

Shocks: Monroe Formula GP; no quad shocks

Brakes: SSBC slotted rear rotors, Porterfield pads

Wheels and Tires: Centerline Billet 17x8 inch with Yokohama A520 255/45/ZR-17

Chassis Stiffening: Steeda chrome-moly subframe connectors and custom chrome-moly G-load brace


Exterior:

Color: 1987 Specific Ford Medium Yellow

Hood: Cervini’s 3 inch cowl-induction

Rear Spoiler: Cervini’s Mustang Anniversary Wing

Lights: Clear fronts, Black ’87-’93 GT rears

Other: Running Pony emblems, Saleen front filler panel, sunroof, and few nicks and dings from driving (yes, it is driven whenever I have the chance!)


Interior:

Seats and upholstery: Flo-fit front buckets with lumbar support, rear seat (and door panels) covered in matching Flo-fit material

Shifter: Pro-5.0. with a Hurst stick and button T-handle

Instrumentation and other controls: Autometer Phantom, custom panel with aircraft switches

Steering wheel: Grant billet with leather wrap

Bling: Billet window switches and panels, billet HVAC control knobs, billet door handle bezels, billet steering tilt handle, billet coat hangers, billet door lock knobs, billet parking brake handle, chrome fire extinguisher

Coming Spring 2005:

331 cid stroker shortblock (12.5:1 compression, Scat lightweight rotating assy., FRPP Sportsman 302 block w/main girdle), Comp Cams solid roller cam, Bassani 1 3/4-1 7/8 inch long-tube headers (ceramic coated), Bassani 3 inch off-road x-pipe (stainless), Bosch 42 lb injectors, Pro-M Shorty 80 mm MAF, etc..


Feel free to visit my website:

www.geocities.com/mattsstang87
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Old 10-05-2004, 12:27 PM   #9
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It looks like I have to go to Barnes&Noble to get some new reading material. Congrats
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Awesome stang.... wow....

Quick question, how did you get a CUSTOM MEMBERS TITLE with only 493 posts?
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