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1997 Mustang GT Vehicle Profile & Build Thread
HPDE/Track 

1997 Ford Mustang
GT specs, lap times, build thread

1997 HPDE GT

Specs & Mods

Ownership Status
Currently Own
Year
1997
SN95 Model
GT
Transmission
Manual
Mods - Handling
FRP "C" Springs
Tubular Lower Control arms w/ raised ball joint
Eibach 36mm tubular front 24mm solid rear sway bars
Bilstien HD Struts Front
Revalved Koni S/A Rear Shocks
'00R Brembo calipers w/ 13" rotor
'95 Taurus rear calipers with cobra rotors
Stainless Lines
A/C and Heat delete
chassis stiffening
17x9 wheels

A ton of weight reduction.
The car weighs 2867 with the following:
-No driver
-1/2 tank of gas
-Iron Romeo Block
-Steel Fenders
Mods - Power
PI Head
Comp XE262AH Cams
Coyote Rods
Clevite Bearings
Melling 125lb Valve Springs
ModMaxRacing -3cc Pistons
52lb EV14 injectors
10.5:1 Compression
CAI
Edlebrock Victor JR intake
Trickflow throttle body/plenum
MAC Longtubes

Makes 310 whp with 93 tune and 329 w/ E85
Mods - Exterior
Fiberglass Specialties Ducktail Spoiler
Boxed radiator
Tow straps
Heat Extractor
Mods - Interior
-
Poor Man's RacePak dash
Corbeau Seat
6pt cage 1.75x.120
Radio Communications
Low Level OBD based data logging
Dedicated tablet for Harry's Laptimer
Custom switch-plate for various accessory power and electrical kill
Gutted doors
Rear mounted battery
no other interior
Background & Plans
-
Had this car for a couple of years currently, ran a 1.23.2 at Waterford Hills road course, which is pretty great all things considered.

Blew it up at NCM in 2021. On an unrelated subject, a fairly stock 4.6 2v will turn 126 mph down the main straight with 7 cylinders, fun fact.

Currently being built for Lucky Dog Racing League (LDRL)/American Endurance Racing (AER)/Rental Usuage for driver education/ general HPDE.
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