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2008 Mustang GT CS Supercharger, Headers, Cat Back and Clutch Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8speedshop.com - 314.783.8325 In this video, we're running a fairly-stock 2008 Ford Mustang on the chassis dynamometer to measure stock power. Then, we're installing a bunch of performance upgrades... a Magnuson supercharger, Kooks headers, a Centerforce clutch, and MagnaFlow mufflers for more power and a better sound. We're also doing some engine detailing with Eastwood ceramic engine paint and some Moroso aluminum tanks. Finally, we run it on they dyno again to see the results! We can help you with all your late-model performance upgrades at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop today! 314.783.8325
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The 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1 body shell survived its trip to the media blaster! We were expecting heavy rust in the trunk floor and quarter panels, and we got what we expected. The floors are amazingly solid considering the back half of the car was so corroded. We have a giant stack of all new sheetmetal to rebuild this car, follow along to see the progress!
This cool 1966 Ford Galaxie 7-Litre just arrived in the V8 Speed & Resto Shop for some restoration work. We're excited to have a very cool and unusual Muscle Car in the shop to help bring back to its former glory. These cars helped Ford launch the new 428 V8, and were touted as being the most powerful quiet car you could buy in '66. We'll be posting a photo gallery of the project as well as videos along the way.
For engine builders, and enthusiasts with ambitions in hot rod engine assembly, Jon Kaase has introduced the Boss Nine in a new kit form.
Among the kit’s more prominent components, Kaase includes his noted semi-hemi cylinder heads with accompanying pistons, pins and rings as well as pushrods, shaft-mounted rockers and induction system. Everything to complete the full assembly is supplied.
Though power production may vary from 500 to 1,000hp in naturally aspirated form and up to 1,500hp under forced induction, it is the engine’s evocative appearance and heritage that heightens its universal appeal. Predictably, options abound and powder-coated cast valve covers are available in silver, red and black. Indeed, in any color that can be indentified by a paint code. In addition fabricated sheet metal covers are offered in natural aluminum finish.
In performance the Boss Nine’s magic is ignited by increasing its stroke length from the original late-nineteen-sixties specification of 3.590in. “Those big-port heads,” contends Kaase, “don’t like stroke lengths shorter than 4in., and respond enthusiastically to 4.150in, 4.300in or 4.500in, all of which we use.”
Because the longer 4.500in stroke causes the piston to protrude from the cylinder at bottom dead center, Kaase recommends a Race block or a “79” block, which has a 0.250in longer cylinder wall. Produced from 1979 to the mid-‘90s these can be identified by the nomenclature D9 on the block’s external surface. “They’re robust,” declares Kaase, “and we have one at the shop. It is 0.030in over-bored with 2-bolt main bearing caps and has taken the abuses of fourteen years of dyno testing. It usually generates between 900 to 1,000hp and we’ve used it on all Boss Nine and P-51 tests—it’s still going strong.”
The Car Craft Summer Nationals is all about variety, and we took some time away from our display in the Pro Builders Shootout to grab some snap shots of cool cars and trucks at the event. Car Craft claimed over 6000 cars and 40,000 people attended the event, and we believe it!