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S197 Mustang Bolt Ons - Ford Racing's New 3V Intake and Exhaust

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The term "bolt ons" is deceiving. Technically, you could say building a car from a pile of parts is a "bolt ons" job; you bolt the suspension to the frame, bolt the engine and transmission together. But we've come to understand the term "bolt ons" to mean a simple remove-and-replace, with little effort required to make things fit. Very often this isn't the case, as anyone reading this magazine can attest. Fortunately, this bolt ons install was an exception. It was easy to do, required only a heat gun for special tools, and took about five hours of steady, but not frantic, work. Even better, we were rewarded with 30 extra horsepower at the wheels of this '05 Mustang GT, making the experience that much more rewarding. The setting for this install was GTR High Performance in Rancho Cucamonga, California, where Ricardo Topete, who co-owns the shop with his brother, did the work on a customer's car, installing Ford Racing's mufflers, intake manifold, throttle-body, and cold-air kit. These "bolt ons" fit all '05 to '09 Mustang GTs.

Parts List
DescriptionPart NumberPriceSource
High-flow throttle-bodyM-9926-3V579.95Ford Racing
Performance intake manifoldM-9424-463V549.95Ford Racing
Cold-air kit with ProCalM-9603-GTB655.99Ford Racing
SVT muffler kitM-5230-S589.95Ford Racing
Performance Tool fuel and transmission line disconnect tools WMR-W89330$39.95 Summit Racing
SOURCES
GTR High Performance
8678 Utica Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga
CA  91730
909-987-4352
http://www.gtrhipo.com
Ford Racing Performance Parts
15021 Commerce Drive S
Suite 200
Dearborn
MI  48120
800-FOR-D788
http://www.fordracingparts.com
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