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2008 Mustang GT500 Vehicle Profile & Build Thread

2008 Ford Mustang
GT500 specs, lap times, build thread

08 GT500

Specs & Mods

Ownership Status
Currently Own
S197 Model
Mods - Handling
BMR A-arms, upper and lower control arms, K-member, radiator support, A-arm brace. Ford Racing front and rear swaybars, track bar, track bar brace, struts and shocks.
Mods - Power
JLT Big Power package, VMP 67mm twin blade TB, long tube headers, high flow cats, custom tune
Background & Plans
Joined the Navy in 2010 and told myself I'd get something reasonable like a VW Jetta Wagon or Ford Fiesta. Saw the Shelby sitting on a Toyota used car lot and popped in to look at it. Looked up its Carfax and it had been on the associated Ford lot for the 2 months prior. Told the salesman that if it made me giggle, I'd buy. I giggled ... then bought the 2 yr old car with 16,000 miles for 32k out the door. #wheeling and dealing

Made no mods for about 8 years and then finally started to customize. Drove it daily the entire time and currently she has 107k miles and 575RWHP and still runs like a champ.

I plan to get out to VIR at some point and get it on a legit track vs the local cone racing.

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