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YouTuber Buys Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s Old Ford Mustang RTR, Shreds Tires Right After

If you know anything about Formula Drift, you’ve heard about Vaughn Gittin Jr., a self-taught American professional Drift Champion popular for his Ford Mustang RTR Spec 5-D racer. He sold his old Formula Drift car to Garrett Mitchell, a.k.a Cleetus McFarland, who’ll be driving it at the Klutch Kickers event, hosted at the Freedom Factory in Bradenton, Florida, this weekend.
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McFarland hadn't tested his new Mustang RTR drifter before. It was his first time checking it out at RTR Vehicles (founded by Vaughn Gittin Jr.). He'll only have a day to test the drift car before racing it the next day, at the Freedom Factory. 

RTR (Ready to Rock!) Vehicles designs, develops, and manufactures OEM+ performance vehicle packages for Ford Mustang. It's a blend of American muscle and European-inspired styling, approved by professional Ford test drivers and Vaughn Gittin Jr.

Under the hood, McFarland’s new RTR drifter packs a Cornett Racing 428-late model engine. According to Vaughn Gittin Jr., “It rips, it revs to the moon.” It runs a 4-speed Dogbox transmission with a super small seven-and-a-half-inch Quarter Master clutch and flywheel.

Vaughn Gittin Jr. agreed to sell McFarland his old Formula Drift car under one condition. He gets to set it up his own way. Initially, McFarland wanted to throw in an LS engine, but Gittin Jr. had better plans for the Drifter.

He knew if he gave us without an engine, it potentially could end up with an LS,” McFarland revealed.

McFarland’s been shopping around for a new drift car and believes Gittin Jr.’s Mustang RTR will take his drifting to the next level.

Vaughn Gittin Jr. got behind the wheel and hit some revs. McFarland and crew were immediately sold. It hit the right notes and looked the part, too.

The Mustang RTR, unlike other cars he's bought, comes with spares, including a pair of fenders, crash kit, wings, headlights, and more. We recommend you watch McFarland burn some rubber on his new Drifter in the video below.

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