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HPDE/Track "@4o6racing" Profile - S197 Mustangs

HPDE/Track - @4o6racing Vehicle Profile - S197 Mustangs

Specs & Mods

Ownership Status
Currently Own
Year
2014
S197 Model
GT 5.0L
Transmission
Manual
Mods - Handling
SUSPENSION -------------------------
-WR Teknica race-spec corner balance & alignment
-KW Variant 3 Coilovers
-Vorshlag Camber Plates
-Ford Racing Boss 302s front lower control arms
-Ford Racing front bearing hubs w/ARP studs
-Ford Racing bumpsteer correction tie rod ends
-Whiteline Watts Link
-Whiteline Max-C UCA
-J&M Poly/Rod Combo LCA's w/relocation brackets
-J&M chassis side UCA mount
-Steeda UCA spherical bearing - differential side
-Whiteline F/R Sway Bars & end links
-Steeda strut tower brace
-Boss 302 Torsen differential
-Bob’s Machine “KR” style axle reservoir/breather
BRAKES-----------------------------
-S550 Performance Pack front Calipers
-Blowfish GT500 rear caliper bracket
-NAPA Reactive One rotors - 15" front/13.8" rear
-G-LOC R16 front/R12 rear
-Optimum Performance titanium pad shims
-Wilwood EXP600 PLUS brake fluid
-JLT brake cooling ducts
WHEELS -------------------------
-APEX EC-7's 19x11 ET52
-BF Goodrich Rival S 1.5 - 305/30ZR19
-APEX EC-7’s 18x11 ET52
-BF Goodrich Rival S 1.5 - 315/30ZR18
-Optimum Performance 27mm hub centric spacers
-3" ARP studs on the rear axle
Mods - Power
ENGINE -----------------------
-100% Stock from intake to oil pan
-Watson Racing oil breather
-Archetype Racing oil balancing lines
-Mishimoto oil cooler
-AED tune
TRANSMISSION----------------
-Tremec Magnum XL
-Exedy Hyper-Single clutch
-MGW short throw shifter
-Dynatech aluminum driveshaft
-FRPP transmission cooler scoop
-Shelby iso-clutch remote reservoir
-FRPP stainless clutch line
-Maximum Motorsports adjustable clutch pedal stop
EXHAUST ----------------------
-Flowmaster Outlaw 3" Cat-Back w/X-Pipe
Mods - Exterior
-TrackSpec hood vent louvers
-Upper and lower grill delete
-Roush chin spoiler
-DIY alumalite splitter w/Fully Torqued Racing support rods
-APR GT-250 rear wing
-Singular Motorsports wing end plates
-FRPP front & rear tow hooks
-Steeda jacking rails
-Blowfish Racing receiver hitch
Mods - Interior
-Xineering downshift blip module
-Watson Racing 4-pt bolt-in roll bar
-Sparco race seats & brackets
[email protected] lap & sub mounts w/Sparco 6pt harness
-Rear seat delete
-Blowfish fire extinguisher bracket
Background & Plans
In January 2019, we hosted a work meeting at the BMW Performance Center West driving school in Thermal, CA. After 2 lead/follow sessions on the South Palms circuit in an M4 Competition, I was officially hooked and knew that I needed more track time. Being a life-long Ford nut, there was no doubt that my track toy would have to be a Mustang. So glad I stayed true to my blue-oval roots, as these Mustangs get point-by's from M4's like its their job!

I lucked out and found this car very early in my search, and 75% of the current mods were already completed. Met the owner, who is a very meticulous technician by trade. He took me for a test ride (I was too chicken to drive it on the street), and the rest is history. Future plans include track time, more track time and enjoying the hell out of the time spent with the great people that I've met at the track.

📸@4o6racing
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