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2012 Mustang V6 Profile

2012 Mustang
V6  (Blue Beast)

Blue Beast

Specs & Mods

Ownership Status
Currently Own
S197 Model
Mods - Handling
Bilstein HD’s with ground control coil over collars
Rear MM spring purches
Boss 302 Strut Brace
302s front arms and bushings
302r EPAS rack
MM rod end LCA
Hotchkis UCA
Whiteline Watts Link with custom plate to put the bolts in double shear
BMR Poly Motor Mounts
BMR Gen 1 S197 Front Sway Bar
4 Pot Brembo's
Gloc R16/R10
SVE Drifts 19x9.5 with 275 RS4's
Apex SM10 18x11 with 295 ECF’s
Ford racing splitter
APR 250 wing
Mods - Power
73mm TB
Ported Intake Manifolds
Ceramic Shorty Headers
Borla ATAK
MPT 91 Tune
Exedy Hyper Single
DSS Aluminum One Piece Drive Shaft
3.73 Rear Gear
Eaton Truetrack
Calimer Stage 2 MT-82
Mods - Exterior
Boss 302 Front Bumper with brake cooling ducts
Saleen Grille
GT500 Rear Diffuser
Full PPF and Ceramic Coated
Mods - Interior
MGW Race Spec
Ford Racing steering wheel with NRG quick release
Zero 360 fire system
Corbaeu FX1
Watson 4 point, main hoop welded in
Blue on Black Cue Ball Shifter Knob
Recaro S197 Mustang Seats
Background & Plans
This was my first car - what an epic first car it has been. I ordered it from Ford back in college, specifically looking for a Grabber Blue V6 Manual (couldn't afford a 5.0.... college. That said, the 3.7 has NOT disappointed. Very similar power as a 3V especially with the better gearing afforded by the MT82). I took the mods slowly and steadily ever since the car cracked 1K miles back in late 2011 when it was still my daily, and was up until about 2017. It is now more of a weekend/funday car, with HPDE and AutoX thrown in often.

Definitely looking to hone and improve my driving skills as I previously was not pushing the car anywhere near 9/10's. That has only started recently with the advent of the Super GT Cup time trial series which has really helped me up my driver mod. It has been an extremely enjoyable journey, and I couldn't have asked for a better first car!

Also - I was featured on The Smoking Tire a couple years back. Car was mostly as it sits today, minus the RS4's, Gloc's, calimber trans, lightweight flywheel/clutch, Recaro's, and likely some other things. Was pretty fun, and it was awesome that Matt was genuinely impressed with the car.

Also - to clarify, I didn't name my car, that would be pretty self righteous or something like that. One of my best friends from high school gave it that name back in college when I got it, can't change it now ;).
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