Reader’s Rides & Mustangs
This 1996 Ford Mustang is owned by, 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords reader, mysticcobra34. Check out some pictures and ratings of this Stang below, as well as other info about this ride.
This Mystic has with a Vortech S-trim Supercharger that makes over 15 pounds of boost. It currently runs on 110 leaded race gas (turbo blue). I will have the car detuned to run on 93-94 octane if need be. The last time on the dyno,it made 484 rear wheel horse power without the nitrous. Yes, the car also has a wet N.O.S. system that is jetted to make 50 horsepower, however, The car has never been sprayed. It has BBK long tube headers with an off road H-pipe and Borla xr-1 mufflers and tail pipes. It also has a Pro-m 77mm mass air meter, MSD dis 4 ignition, Bosch external pump with a -8 braided line to the stock fuel rails and a Kenne Bell Boost-A-Pump. This fuel system will support over 550 rear wheel horsepower if you want it too. It has a t-45 5 speed trans with a Pro 5.0 shifter, a Centerforce dual friction clutch, and a Ford Motorsport aluminum drive shaft with a safty loop. The rear end has a 4:30 ring and pinion, Moser 31 spline axels and an Auburn posi carrier. The shocks and struts are Koni adjustable on all for corners, Mega bite lower control arms with Eibach lowering springs. The car has Ford Motorsports subframe connectors to tie all this together. The rims are Simmons 3 piece 17 x 8.5 in the front and 17 x 10.5 in the rear. Tires are Nitto NT 555 Extreme for the front, and drag radials in the rear. The two point roll bar and fuel and boost gauges are all Saleen pieces, and the four point harnesses are made by Schroth.
Mystic #511 has already made its public debut, as it has appeared in 6 magazines articles including; High-Tech Performance in July of 1997, Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords in August 1997, High-Tech Performance again in September 1997, 2 appearances in Super Ford in January and May of 1999, and Mustang Monthly in September 2000.
The engine has recently gone though some changes, as the stock pistons couldn’t get the job done. The motor is has been balanced and blueprinted. Internally the engine now includes; Forged pistons ,Connecting rods and a polished Crankshaft with APR studs tying it all together. The heads have also been gone through, and where given a complete valve job, new retainers, titanium springs, and a set of Ferrera valves. The most recent tune includes 60LB injectors and no FMU. On 9 lbs of boost and no nitrus, the car made 511 hp on E85 .
The sound system includes a Pioneer deck with Alpine components in the front. The rear speakers consist of 2 alpine 6x9’s, all of which are powered by a Rockford Fosgate 800x4. The two subs are 12” Infinity Perfects, that are powered by a Rockford Fosgate 800x2 and 2 capacitors. The custom enclosure was created by myself and my brother. Everything is trimmed out and sitting flush. It turned out not too bad, for our fist attempt!