New Shelby GT500KR Parts Available From Ford Racing

If you were looking to upgrade your fifth-generation Mustang with some Shelby GT500KR parts, we have some good news coming from Ford Racing. The company just introduced four new GT500KR parts to their online catalog.
2008 Shelby GT500KR 5 photos
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Were talking about a unique 18-inch wheels, the Handling Kit (springs and shocks), the Short Throw Shifter Kit, and the Brake Cooling Kit, all of which were originally fitted to the 2008 Shelby GT500KR. All these parts are available for individual order as we speak and can be used on several Mustang models, including the 2005-2014 V6, 2005-2014 GT (including the Boss), 2007-2012 Shelby GT500, and the 2007-2009 SVT Mustang.

Scroll below for more details on each part:

Shelby GT500KR Wheels (M-1007-KR1895)
• Shelby GT-500KR® 18 x 9.5-inch machined aluminum wheel with SVT/Shelby Automotive Center Cap
• Fits 2005-2014 Mustang V6
• Fits 2005-2014 Mustang GT (including BOSS and track pack options)
• Fits 2007-2012 Mustang Shelby GT500
• 18″ x  9.5″ wide
• 5-lug, 4.5″ bolt circle (Standard on 2005-2014 Mustang)
• 45 mm offset
• 7.125″ backspacing
• Forged in USA
• Engraved with “Shelby Forged” and “GT500KR”
• Clear coated to OEM standards – Features Alcoa’s proprietary Durabrite finish
• Includes mounted TPMS sensor

Shelby GT500KR Handling Kit (M-23000-KR)

• Fits 2008-2010 Mustang Shelby GT500
• Stiffness enhanced with wheel rates 17 percent higher in the front and 7 percent higher in the rear
• Includes front struts, rear shocks, front and rear springs

Shelby GT500KR Short Throw Shifter Kit (M-7210-BKR1)

• Fits 2007-2009 Shelby GT500
• Shift throws are 25 percent shorter than standard GT500 shifter
• Provides crisper, quicker shifts
• Includes chrome shift handle and white six-speed shift ball

Shelby GT500KR Brake Cooling Kit (M-2004-A)

• Fits 2007-2009 SVT Mustang
• Fits 2005-2009 Mustang GT with M-2300-S brake kit installed
• Includes backing plates with duct work
• Designed to direct air from the fascia to the rotor for improved brake and wheel bearing life
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