BMR suspension upgrades were next, including a K-member that costs approximately $550. Not only does it reduce weight off the front end of the Mustang, but the K-member improves weight transfer when you accelerate like a man on a mission at the track. Following these mods, Austin managed to crack the 10.8s at 126 miles per hour (203 kilometers per hour).
As for the final phase of the build so far, the intake manifold was changed for a ported Cobra Jet while the heads and Stage 2 COMP cams come courtesy of HeadGames Motorworks. These mods, along with a Circle D Specialties torque converter and E85 fuel, have helped the 5.0-liter V8 engine rev to 8,000 instead of 7,500 rpm. Out on the blacktop, the best time yet is an eye-watering 10.1 seconds at 136 mph or 219 kph for our readers across the pond.
The last run in the following video, however, gives us a glimpse of what Austin of Palm Beach Dyno needs to do next. Now that the rear axle is pretty much kaput, it’s high time for the owner to upgrade to Shelby GT350 half shafts from Ford Performance or better options from the aftermarket.
If you’re planning on buying an S550 ‘Stang to go racing, prepare to pony up at least $26,670 excluding destination charge for the EcoBoost. The Coyote V8 starts at $35,880 for the six-speed manual transmission with rev-matching function, and the 10R automatic box will set you back $1,595.