Drive Type: auto none
Hastings, Nebraska, United States
this is a really nice 1990 ssp expatrol car mustang drag car. fresh paint, 10-12 point chrome moly roll cage, nhra certified till the end of this season and passed with no issues, think its good till 8.50, ladder bar suspension, duel adj. strange rear coilovers, single adj strange front struts, maximum motorsports camber/caster plates, bumpsteer, m/m tubular k menber and ontrol arms, manual rack and pinion, manual brake conversion, wilwood brakes at all 4 corners, large frontrange aluminum driveshaft, mark williams yokes, wheelie wheels c/m, weld 15x12 rears with 14.5x29x15 hoosier quick time pros, comes with matching weld front runners(not the wheels on car in pics. it has a complete aeromotive fuel system with the a1000 pump, filters regulators and return line, fuel cell, i ran e85 on my engine, msd digital 7 and coil, morososo switch panel, fluiddyne radiator and ele fan, florida 5.0 gauge cluster, trans temp gauge, built 8.8, moser gun drilled 35 spline axles, c clip eleminators, moser spool, cover support, has carbion fiber proratchet shifter, carbon fiber hood and harwood deck lid, manual windows n locks this car ran 9.70 at kearney raceway park on a hot day with my 696hp sbf all engine no power adders with a c4 and no trans brake, 1.41 60 foot times at 137mph, car goes straight and drives nice, will come with everything to bolt in your engine and trans and pass tech with no issues. this car also has beefed up torq boxes cause it could be switched back to a stock suspension car, has up to date belts and window net too.
will consider trades, campers, boats, hot rods, street cars, any brand
also have the fresh dynamic mighty mite c4 with probell, 8" 5500 stall to sell seperate
Concentrated ST Formula Proves Just As Potent
I'm not the jealous type... usually. But I will fully admit to being somewhat of a Pouty Polly when I read executive editor Chris Paukert's report after driving the then-new 2013 Ford Focus ST through the impossibly pretty southern French Alps region last June. I feel like a broken record saying this yet again, but hot hatchbacks hold a special place in my heart. And while I'm always giddy to drive any sort of small, turbocharged three- or five-door at home in Detroit, my jealousy was indeed piqued after hearing Paukert tell about the challenging yet breathtaking roads he encountered while driving the flamin' yellow Focus. You know, the sort of roads that, from above, look like carelessly drizzled lines of icing on the frosted Alpen caps.
Several months later, I found myself piloting a Focus ST just west of metro Detroit, pitting it head-to-head against one of Autoblog's perennial favorite cars, the Volkswagen GTI. It was fantastic - enough so that I fully stand behind my statement that in terms of balls-out performance, the Focus ST cannot be beat as far as today's front-wheel-drive hatches are concerned.
Aluminum is the new buzzword in the automotive industry. The latest Range Rover and Range Rover Sport both take advantage of the lightweight material to shave huge amounts of body fat (only it's called "aluminium" over there). Audi and Jaguar have been using the stuff for years in their A8 and XJ, respectively, and now, aluminum is going mainstream, arriving on the 2015 Ford F-150.
While we're excited to see aluminum make an impact outside the premium market, its widespread adoption apparently won't come without some problems, notably in terms of supply. "There isn't an automotive manufacturer that makes vehicles in North America that we're not talking to," Tom Boney, of Novelis, the largest global supplier of aluminum sheetmetal, told The Detroit News.
According to Boney, Ford's use of aluminum on such a large scale has forced auto manufacturers in "every boardroom" to reconsider their plans following the F-150's unveiling, for one simple reason: there's not exactly enough aluminum to go around, at least in the short term. The auto industry presently only accounts for six percent of the aluminum sheet produced, but as the material is adopted by more and more brands, that figure is expected to swell to 25 percent within the next six years.
Standing as quite a contrast from the spy shots of the 2015 Ford Mustang we saw earlier today, our spies also sent along these pictures of the next-generation F-150 pickup out testing in its (heavily camouflaged) full prototype body. Much of the new truck's design is hidden under the bulky coveralls, but we expect a lot of its new lines to be inspired by the Atlas concept that debuted at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.
Perhaps the biggest unknown surrounding the new F-150 is what, exactly, its body will be made of. Earlier reports have suggested that lightweight aluminum materials may be used throughout, offering a serious reduction in weight versus previous models. But Ford engineers will need to be careful, though, as they need to keep a tight rein on costs while preserving class-competitive (if not class-leading) towing and payload capacity.
On the powertrain front, the new F-150 will undoubtedly carry on with EcoBoost engines, and we'd bet on a normally aspirated V8 as well. A diesel option hasn't been confirmed, but we wouldn't be surprised to see one some time in the truck's lifecycle. Mum's the word on when the production F-150 will be revealed, but our best guess is that we'll see it at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.