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"The Blue Marlin" Profile - S197 Mustangs

The Blue Marlin Vehicle Profile - S197 Mustangs

Specs & Mods

Ownership Status
Currently Own
Year
2014
S197 Model
GT 5.0L
Transmission
Manual
Mods - Handling
Pedders adjustable Coilovers & Camber plates
Whiteline Watts link
Pile of BMR suspension components, some on the car some on the shelf.
Apex 19x11 EC-7 & 305/30 NT01s
Mods - Power
CIA & Muffler delete on the only engine mods. Planning to keep power stock for a while.
Mods - Exterior
Diode Dynamics RGBW kit for DRLs and Demon Eyes, don't ask me why.
Various American Muscle catalog nonsenese like decorative front & side splitters, etc.
Mods - Interior
Bone stock except for various shift knobs to choose from, some speaker upgrades, and a nice set of Autometer guages which will soon be installed.
Background & Plans
Trying to build a dependable HPDE track day rat that I can flog for full sessions in the Texas heat.
If it ever gets sorted properly I hope to mod it to go play around at the back of the TT pack.

I picked up this car from my friend and Motorcycle mechanic, who occasionally flips cars. He found this gem with only 45k miles, a banged up front left corner, banged up RR corner, and a Carfax report that reads like a domestic violence affidavit. He's not much of a racer, and he built the foundation straight from the American Muscle catalogue. His original intent was to keep it for himself as a fun street toy but decided he didn't really enjoy the finished product.

I picked it up with the following parts already on it or in the box of extra stuff:
Pedders adjustable Coil-Overs and Camber plates
BMR LCAs
Saleen 4-Piston brakes on 14" 2-piece rotors (Stoptech ST-40 kit)
Whiteline Watts Link
20" Niche rims w/Frt 275s and 305s @ Rear
CAI & Muffler delete.

I'll update this soon with better pics and a proper build thread. Finally got it on track last weekend and learned I've still got plenty to sort.

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