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What does GT stand for in Mustang "GT"?
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How to Decode a Classic Mustang's VIN &...
How to Decode a Classic Mustang's VIN & Data Plate
Mustang Through the Years
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond.
Why the 1967 Ford Mustang is So Special
A look back at the classic 1967 Ford Mustang model-year lineup.
10 Mustang Bullitt Trivia Nuggets
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How to Prepare Your Mustang for Winter Driving
Driving in cold weather conditions requires extra care, extra time, and advanced preparation. The following are steps you can take to prepare your Mustang for cold-weather driving.
Why 1966 Was Such a Popular Model Year for the...
A look back at the classic 1966 Ford Mustang model-year lineup.
A Collective History of the Ford Mustang
With more than five decades of collective pavement beneath its wheels, the Ford Mustang is an automotive legend.
First Look: The 2015 Ford Mustang
On December 5, 2013, Ford officially revealed the new 2015 Ford Mustang. As Ford says, the car, which features a completely revamped design, was inspired by 50 years of Ford Mustang heritage.
Has Ford always offered a California Special...
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Product Review: AMSOIL's Synthetic Motor Oil...
We review AMSOIL's Synthetic Motor Oil and Filter. Does the product hold up or is it all hype?
10 Ford Mustang Color Options Available in 2015
When it comes to the Ford Mustang, color is key. When the new 2015 Mustang appears on dealer lots at the end of 2014, buyers will have 10 different options, some new, as well as some familiar colors, to choose from.
The 2015 Petty's Garage Mustang GT
Ford Motor Company and Petty’s Garage have announced they plan to build a limited-edition run of 627-horsepower Mustang GTs.
What Distinguishes the 1968 Ford Mustang From...
A look back at the classic 1968 Ford Mustang model-year lineup.
How can you tell a 1965 Mustang from a 1966?
How can you tell a 1965 Mustang from a 1966?
How to Adjust MyColor and Ambient Light...
How to Adjust MyColor and Ambient Light Settings on Fifth Generation Mustangs.
What is a “K-Code” Mustang?
Well, the simple answer is the K-Code was a 1965-1967 Mustang that came from the factory with a special 289 High Performance cubic-inch engine beneath its hood.
1964 1/2 Ford Mustang Model Profile
A look back at the original 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang lineup.
How to Buy a Used Mustang
Tips before purchasing, eg. Decide whether you're ooking for a show car that you’ll garage, a project car you'll restore or a daily driver.
What’s a Fox Body Mustang?
The “Fox Body” Mustang, as it’s known, was the third generation of Ford Mustang built on the Fox platform. The car first appeared in 1979 and spanned the entire 1980s through the 1993 model year.
What is the Track Pack Mustang?
What is the Track Pack Mustang Package and can I get this for my Mustang?
10 Reasons Why We Love the Ford Mustang
What is it about the Ford Mustang that we love so much? Let’s take a look at my Top 10 reasons for owning a Mustang.
1968 GT 390 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 9.
Meet the Car that Defined Mustang Performance:...
Shelby’s first Mustang was the 1965 Shelby GT350; a powerful race car credited with enhancing the Mustang's image as a performance machine.
1968 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 8.
1966 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 6.
Product Review: Carroll Shelby's Original Texas...
A review of Carroll Shelby's Original Texas Brand Chili Kit. It's quick, it tastes great, and it's easy to make.
1966 Shelby GT350H Mustang
A profile of the 1966 Shelby GT350H Rent-a-Racer Mustang.
How to Replace the Brake Light in Your...
Replacing a brake light on your car can be a do-it-yourself project. Change the brake light in your 2005-2009 Ford Mustang using step-by-step instructions.
1969 Boss 302 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 12.
1969 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 11.
1967 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 7.
What Characterizes a Fifth Generation Mustang?
Fifth Generation Mustang (2005-2014)
1969 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 13.
How to Buy Winter Tires For Your Mustang
An overview of popular winter tires for the late-model Ford Mustang.
What is the Ford EcoBoost Engine?
Ford will introduce a twin-turbo 2.3L EcoBoost powered 4-cylinder Mustang for the 2015 model year.
2015 Mustang Earns Highest Vehicle Safety...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the new 2015 Ford Mustang a five-star overall vehicle score in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing.
1970 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 15.
How Different Is the 2014 Ford Mustang?
In early November, official order guides for the 2014 Ford Mustang began to surface. The model year, which is to be the last for the current Ford Mustang S197 platform, will feature minimal changes over the 2013 model year. Aside from a few exterior color changes, and a few package updates, there are no interior updates to the car, and there are no functional equipment changes.
1971 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 17.
1975 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 24.
1970 Boss 302 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 16.
1972 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 20.
1965 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 5.
Was the Ford Mustang named after a horse?
Was the Ford Mustang named after a horse?
10 Songs About the Ford Mustang
A collection of ten songs written about the Ford Mustang including Mustang Sally, Go Mustang, and Rollin' in my 5.0.
1974 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 22.
1973 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 21.
The Most Powerful Shelby Super Snake Package...
When the 2013 Shelby GT500 Mustang was released, automotive enthusiasts around the world were won over by the car’s performance figures. Well, the team at Shelby American has kicked things up a notch with the release of their 2013 Shelby Super Snake post-title packages.
Why Ford is Touting the New Technology in its...
The launch of the 2015 Mustang, the sixth generation of Ford’s popular sports car, ushers in a wide array of new technology, never before featured on a pony car.
1970 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 14.
What's the History of the Shelby Mustang?
A brief overview of the Shelby Mustang including model year profiles and more.
1976 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 25.
1971 Mach 1 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 18.
1974 Mustang II Mach 1
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 23.
1977 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 26.
1969 Ford Mustang Model Year Profile
In 1969, Richard Nixon was President, Midnight Cowboy was the movie to see, and Neil Armstrong made his triumphant mark by being the first man to step foot on the moon. Meanwhile, back in Detroit, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Dodge, and Ford were in a race to see who could produce the most powerful muscle car.
2015 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 74.
1972 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 19.
Top 10 Road Trip Songs
There’s nothing like a good ole' road trip to cure what ails you. Of course, what you listen to can mean the difference between good times and wishing you were back home. The following are my top ten favorite road trip songs.
How to Improve Your Mustang's Gas Mileage
According to the EPA, there are several ways in which Mustang owners can improve their gas mileage.
What Color Ford Mustang is Most Popular?
What color Mustang has been the most popular over the years. Ford Motor Company recently released details regarding all the various colors they've offered since the launch of the Mustang in 1964.
2015 Mustang Auto Shows & Events Calendar
Check out our list of Mustang and Mustang related events for the 2015 calendar year.
1978 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 27.
1964 1/2 Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 4.
The 10 Most Iconic Mustangs of All Time
Over the years, many Mustangs have come and gone. These are the icons, the movers and shakers, the Mustangs that moved the world.
First Generation Mustang (1964 ½ - 1973)
The first model Mustang, the early 65 (or as many refer to it, the 64 ½), was available as a coupe or convertible, and featured a base 170-cubic inch six-cylinder engine with a three-speed floor shift transmission.
1966 Ford Mustang Fastback
A look back at the 1966 Mustang Fastback.
Pennzoil Ultra Synthetic Oil
Pennzoil's newest line of synthetic motor oil, Pennzoil Ultra, recently made its debut during NASCAR's Shelby American Race in Las Vegas, Nev. The product's tagline is,
Buyer Beware: Buying a Classic Mustang
What things should you look for when buying a classic Mustang? We all know looks can be deceiving. The following is a list of things you should look for before buying a classic Mustang.
1979 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 28.
1983 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 32.
1985 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 33.
1982 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 31.
A Brief History of the Roush Mustang
An overview of the Roush Performance Mustang.
2014 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 73.
1986 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 34.
1980 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 29.
1981 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 30.
1993 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 43.
Read Up on Dynacorn's Mustang Replacement Body...
With Dynacorn's replacement Mustang bodies, you can build a “brand new” classic Mustang from the ground up. This company produces brand new replacement body shells for the 1967, 1968, 1969, and 1970 Ford Mustang Fastback.
Ford Mustang in the Movies
Over the past 45 years, the Ford Mustang has become a staple of American muscle car culture. With its sporty exteriors and powerful engines, it’s no wonder movie producers and directors have selected to feature the car in numerous films and television programs. Page 2.
1987 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 36.
1994 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 44.
Ford Mustang: 1966 Mustang Coupe
Take a look at the classic 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe.
1991 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 40.
The Mustang I Concept
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 2.
2013 Boss 302 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 72.
1993 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 42.
Performance Tires For the Late-Model Ford Mustang
Looking for some extra grip on the road? The following are street tires designed with performance in mind.
1989 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 38.
1988 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 37.
Test Drive: 2013 GT/CS California Special Ford...
California dreaming on such a winter’s day? Ford’s got just the cure. The “California Special” GT/CS Mustang, which pays homage to the limited-edition Mustang package sold by California dealers back in 1968, will have you ‘living the dream’, and looking pretty darn good, in no time.
1990 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 39.
Popular Winter Tires For the Mustang
Harsh road conditions during the winter can make it difficult to keep your Mustang on the road. If you must drive, one essential accessory for winter weather conditions are winter tires.
Profile: 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang
Ford’s Shelby GT500 Mustang has always been a mover and a shaker; even more so in the coming year. The 2013 model year GT500 will produce an estimated 650 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque. That makes it the most powerful production V8 engine in the world. Better yet, almost every vehicle system in the car has been optimized including powertrain, brakes, gearing and suspension.
Build Your Own Classic Mustang With New Parts
Seems everyone, including yours truly, is getting excited about the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang in 2014. In anticipation of the momentous event, this week Ford published a release titled Father’s Day Is the Perfect Time to Kick off Restoration of America’s Favorite Classic, the 1964-66 Ford Mustang.
When did Ford stop producing the 5.0L Mustang?
When did Ford stop producing the 5.0L Mustang?
Ford Mustang Mach III
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 49.
How to Change the Oil in Your Ford Mustang
You could take your Mustang to one of those quick stop lube shops, however, changing the oil on your own will save you money.
How to Buy a Used Mustang For Everyday Driving
How to Buy a Used Mustang For Everyday Driving: What You Need to Know Before You Purchase a Used Mustang For Everyday Driving
1992 1/2 Ford Mustang
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 41.
2013 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 71.
What is a Twister Special Mustang?
In late 1969 Ford offered up a special regional-edition Mustang to dealers in the Kansas City area. These 1970 Mach 1-based cars were named “Twister Special.” In all, only 96 of the Mustangs were ever produced.
Build Your 2015 Ford Mustang
Ford recently launched its official 2015 Mustang Configurator. The tool gives potential buyers the opportunity to create, and customize, their 2015 Ford Mustang, based on a variety of options and packages.
1994 Ford Mustang GT
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 45.
Introducing the 2016 Shelby GT350R
When Ford announced they would offer a production Shelby GT350 Mustang, enthusiasts everywhere were all ears. Kicking things up a notch, the company recently announced the addition of a track-ready Shelby GT350R Mustang to the mix.
Third Generation Mustang (1979-1993)
Third Generation Mustang (1979-1993)
First Drive: 2015 EcoBoost Ford Mustang
Producing more than 310 horsepower, thanks to its 2.3L turbocharged engine, Ford's newest four-cylinder Mustang is an impressive piece of automotive engineering to say the least. That said, how does it handle out on the open road? We recently took the car out for a spin. Here's our take.
1995 Ford Mustang Convertible
A photographic history of the Ford Mustang from 1964 and beyond. Page 46.
The 1966 Ford Mustang Sprint 200
The year was 1966. Ford had no problem selling their 289 cid V8 Mustangs. In fact, the cars were so popular dealers couldn’t keep them on their lots. Of course, this resulted in more than a few disappointed customers. How to remedy the problem? Ford executives got creative.
FAQ: Did Ford Make a 7 Up Edition Mustang in...
When someone refers to a 7 Up Edition Mustang, they’re likely talking about the limited-edition 1990 model convertible Mustangs originally intended to be part of a 1990 Mustang giveaway contest presented by 7 Up Bottling Company.
First Drive: 2015 Ford Mustang GT
Sporting 435 horsepower and plenty of creature comforts, the redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang is an improved pony, inside and out. Combine that with miles of open road along the California coast and you’ve got what I call one heck of an afternoon.
10 Tools for the Mustanger's Garage
The following, while not all inclusive, are a few worthy additions to any Mustanger’s garage.
Should You Get Cooper Zeon RS3 Tires for Your...
In October of 2008, Cooper released their Zeon RS3 tire. It became the official tire of the ROUSH Mustang. That was several years ago. Cooper’s newest performance tires for the Mustang are the Zeon RS3-S and the Zeon RS3-A. Both tires were based on the original RS3 tire, although each are designed with a different purpose.
Top Picks for Buying Mustang Accessories Online
Looking to buy an accessory for your Mustang? Fortunately there are many places to buy Mustang accessories online. The following are online retailers I highly recommend.
Mustang Tire Comparison: Continental, Goodyear,...
I recently spent a day testing out several performance tires for the Ford Mustang. This included Continental’s new ExtremeContact DW and DWS tires as well as Goodyear Eagle F1 tires. I also compared these tires to my daily driver Mustang’s BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDWS tires.
Profile: The 2013 Boss 302 Ford Mustang
Ford’s historic Boss 302 Mustang, which returned to the Mustang lineup for the 2012 model year, will complete its two year run in the 2013 model year. Two options will again be offered; the standard Boss 302 or the special-edition Boss Laguna Seca package.
Product Review: SCT X3 Power Flash Programmer
A review of the SCT X3 Power Flash Programmer Tuner installed on a 2008 Ford Mustang.
1967 Ford Mustang Photos
In 1967, Ford's Mustang underwent its first major redesign. For the first time since its launch, the car faced some serious competition. See photos of the 1967 Mustang.
1966 Ford Mustang Convertible
Take a look at the classic 1966 Ford Mustang Convertible.
Celebrity Mustang Owners
Celebrities, past and present, love their Mustangs. Just ask Jay Leno, Patrick Dempsey, or Funkmaster Flex, all proud owners of a Ford Mustang.
The History of Ford’s Special Vehicle...
Ask an automotive enthusiast what they think of the letters SVT and you’ll likely get an answer related to a high-speed performance vehicle. SVT, which stands for Special Vehicle Team, is a division at Ford Motor Company responsible for engineering the company’s highest performance cars and trucks.
Test Drive: 2014 Ford Mustang V6 Premium...
With 305 horsepower at your disposal, a stainless-steel dual exhaust, and a drop top to match, the 2014 Ford Mustang V6 Premium Convertible truly is fun in the sun. No doubt, the car was a blast, top up or down. $27,200 base, $31,300 as tested, EPA fuel economy 19 MPG city, 29 MPG highway.
Ford Debuts All-New Shelby GT350
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350, which first debuted back in 1965, will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform.
1965 Ford Mustang Side Scoop
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 5.
What Was New About the 2013 Ford Mustang?
The Ford Mustang returns for the 2013 model year, with a revised design, more technology, and a new Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang powered by an aluminum 5.8-liter supercharged V8 producing 662 horsepower and 631 lb.-ft. of torque. Better yet, the Mustang GT gets a power increase, cranking out 420 horsepower.
How to Tune Your Mustang using an SCT X3 Power...
The following is a demonstration of the SCT X3 Power Flash Programmer used to tune a 2008 Ford Mustang which had just been modified with a Steeda cold air intake system.
10 Mustang Road Trip Destinations
A list of top destinations to hit the road in your Mustang, from the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, to Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach.
1965 Ford Mustang Grille
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 4.
1966 Ford Mustang Grille
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 10.
Easy Mods for Your Ford Mustang
Looking to spice up your ride? These Mustang mods won't break the bank and they won't eat up your day.
The 50 Year Limited Edition 2015 Ford Mustang
Ford has announced they will offer 1,964 limited-edition anniversary cars for the 2015 model year.
New Products: Quaker State’s Defy Motor Oil
On Wednesday November 2, 2011, the folks at Quaker State debuted a new line of synthetic blend motor oil named Quaker State Defy. According to the company, this new motor oil, which is designed for high mileage engines such as those found in classic cars, features a high level of ZDDP, an anti-wear additive commonly referred to as “zinc.”
Pennzoil Donates \$22,222 to Paralyzed Veterans...
In honor of Joey Logano's recent win at the Daytona 500, Pennzoil has announced they will make a donation to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) in the amount of $22,222.
Was there a 1964 model year Ford Mustang?
Was there a 1964 model year Mustang?
How to Buy a Mustang Project Car
How to Buy a Mustang Project Car: What You Need to Know Before You Purchase a Ford Mustang Project Car
Joe Hinrichs and Jim Farley
One of Ford’s most iconic Mustangs is back. The Shelby GT350 will return as part of the company’s sixth-generation Mustang platform. See photos of Ford's performance pony. Page 10.
Ford Mustang Transmission Problems Investigated
On Sunday August 7th, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Office of Defects reported it had received 32 owner complaints regarding a sudden inability to shift gears on 2011 and 2012 Ford Mustangs with manual transmissions.
AmericanMuscle's Project Fox Body
AmericanMuscle has documented the rebuild of one of America’s most iconic and recognizable muscle cars, the Fox Body Mustang, and provided an overview of what it takes to complete such a job.
1966 Ford Mustang Side Scoop
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 11.
The 1965 Shelby GT350-R Mustang
In the world of classic Mustang racers, the Shelby GT350-R holds a special place in Mustang history. The GT350-R is the turn-key racing version of Ford’s first Mustang sports car, the Shelby GT350. The GT350, a sporty Mustang in its own right, first debuted on January 27th of 1965.
5 Power Mods For the Shelby GT500 Mustang
Five products that are designed to further improve performance of the 2007-2008 Shelby GT500 Mustang.
Mustang Cleaning & Detailing Tips
Ten tips you can use to clean your Ford Mustang.
Mustang Products: ROUSH Motor Oil
Roush Performance, the company that makes performance parts for the Ford Mustang, recently teamed up with Valvoline to create their own line of motor oil.
1969 GT Convertible Mustang
On March 9, 1964, the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. A month later on April 17th, 1964, the Ford Mustang made its world debut. Page 21.
1968 Ford Mustang Photo Gallery
See photos of the 1968 Ford Mustang.
Second Generation Mustang (1974-1978)
Second Generation Mustang (1974-1978)
First Look: The 2014 ROUSH Performance Mustang...
ROUSH Performance is a company known for their performance Mustangs. For the 2014 model year, the company plans to offer a variety of different model Mustangs, from a stylish V6 Mustang all the way up to the company’s supercharged ROUSH Stage 3 pony. Page 4.
2015 Mustang 5.0L Engine
On December 5, 2013, Ford officially revealed the new 2015 Ford Mustang. Some new features include a fully independent rear suspension, push start technology, and a Blind Spot Information System (BLIS). Most notably, the new Mustang will feature an optional twin-scroll turbocharged 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. Page 22.

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