“Shelby American’s performance parts division designs and engineers products to be robust and reliable, for everything from cutting lap times to creating a more enjoyable driving experience,” said John Luft, president of Shelby American. “Each component undergoes intense track testing and is worthy of wearing the Shelby brand.”
Shelby GT500 Silicone Radiator Hose Kit
The new product offerings include the blue Shelby GT500 Silicone Radiator Hose Kit, which was designed to add style and track reliability, a Shelby Fuel Pressure Block Relocation Kit for Ford’s 4.6L V8 engine, and a Shelby 6-Speed Short Throw Shifter.
According to the company, “One of Shelby Performance Parts objectives is to give customers a variety of options when dressing up the engine bay. In addition to adding stylish color and sporting the Shelby GT500 logo on each hose, the Shelby GT500 Silicone Radiator Hose Kit, which retails for $899.99, can handle the high radiator fluid pressures and temperatures produced by aggressive driving. With the silicon radiator hose kit, any 2007-2012 GT500 will run cool all day, even under the most extreme conditions.”
Shelby Fuel Pressure Block Relocation Kit
The Shelby Fuel Pressure Block Relocation Kit, which retails for around $199.00, is designed for owners looking to supercharge their 4.6L Mustang. Shelby says with any force induction engine, the correct fuel pressure is crucial for performance and longevity. Running a supercharged motor too lean can cause engine failure. Thus, a fuel pressure gauge is highly recommended.
“However, most fuel pressure gauges have a clearance issue with the supercharger air intake tube,” said Shelby Performance Parts Vice President Jer Gervasi. “Our relocation kit puts the fuel gauge adaptor block over to the side of the intake tube where there is ample space. The same relocation kit is used for gauge pod installs on the Shelby GT/SC and other packages at Shelby American.”
Shelby 6-Speed Short Throw Shifter
Then there’s the new Shelby 6-Speed Short Throw Shifter. This shifter upgrade, which retails for $429.99, is designed for drivers who want faster shifts, or improved performance on the street or track. The company says this performance part reduces shift throws by 40 percent over the stock piece without sacrificing neutral, left and right movements. Specially engineered for 2011-2013 V6 or GT Mustangs, the dual-pivot trunnion makes for fast and smooth gear transitions, and quicker and easier second to third gear movements during spirited driving. The shifter comes with a new bracket to replace the flimsy stock piece, and includes all the necessary hardware for instillation.
All of the new parts available at www.shelbyperformanceparts.com or by calling (702) 405-3500.
About Shelby American, Inc. and Carroll Shelby Licensing
Founded by legend Carroll Shelby, Shelby American manufactures and markets performance vehicles and related products. The company builds authentic continuation Cobras, including the 427 S/C, 289 FIA and 289 street car component vehicles; it offers the Shelby 1000, GT350, GT500 Super Snake and GTS post-title packages for the current generation Ford Mustang. For more information, visit www.shelbyamerican.com. Shelby American is a division of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI.PK). Carroll Shelby Licensing Inc., also a wholly owned division, is the exclusive holder of Carroll Shelby's trademarks and vehicle design rights. It also holds trademark rights for Shelby-branded apparel, accessories and collectibles. Information is at www.shelbylicensing.com.