Surfing through the Resource Center’s Beginner’s Corner can teach one a lot of things. Whether you’re looking for information on buying your first Mustang or some basics on some automotive terminology, the Beginner’s Corner is the perfect place for you. With buying guides and informational articles, you really can’t go wrong with the Beginner’s Corner hosted right here on CJ’s. When you’re ready to take the plunge on that new part for your Mustang, don’t hesitate to surf our site for the right part to throw on your build!
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In most classic muscle cars, the general look that everyone longs for is a staggered wheel setup and a raked look with the rear being slightly higher off the ground than the front. However, for functional reasons, today’s Mustangs typically come with a square fitment wheel meaning that the wheel is the same size on all four corners of the car.
There are many Mustang owners out there who have the luxury of another vehicle to take them through the chilly months. But the reality is that most enthusiasts don’t. Don’t worry - it is possible to daily drive a Mustang through the winter months; the key to that is ensuring that your pony is ready for the challenge.
Understanding the concept of wheel offset and backspacing can be confusing for someone who may be just starting to look for an aftermarket set of wheels and tires. Each Mustang generation has a particular set of offset and backspacing numbers that work best with the fitment around that car’s suspension wheel-well.
What Mustang owner doesn’t like doing burnouts? Exactly, everyone loves burnouts! It’s a pastime that dates back to the 60s where the American muscle car first originated. The ideology behind a burnout hasn’t changed, but the technology has drastically. Starting in 2015, the Ford Mustang GT came with factory line lock standard, right from the factory! Being the first production car to include line lock, a lot of people and potential consumers have questions about its proper use, application and how it works exactly.
The general design cues of the S550 Mustang remain unchanged, but laws and federal restrictions require Ford to meet different standards between the US and other European countries, hence the reasoning for some differences among the two versions of the S550.
For those of you out there who may be just getting into the Mustang scene or want to learn a bit more on engine power and how it can be measured, then you’re at the right place! On a very basic level, a dynamometer or dyno is a machine that is used to measure power output from the engine of a vehicle.
Whether it’s your 1st Mustang or your 50th, sometimes it can be tough to decide between a Mustang fastback or coupe and a convertible for your next pony. Each have their advantages and disadvantages. For example, if you enjoy maximum handling capability, you just can’t beat the structural integrity that comes with a hardtop. On the other hand, if you enjoy beachside cruises or early morning drives on your favorite backroad, a convertible may be better for you. If you’re unsure of which combination fits with your personal taste, this article will go through the ins and outs of owning a fastback or coupe vs a convertible.
Whether it’s a weekend cruiser and easy daily driving that you’re after, or an all-around driver's car that is a blast to drive on the twisties, there really isn’t a right answer when it comes to choosing the right transmission for your Mustang. It comes down to personal preference and lifestyle.
Knowing the differences between horsepower and torque, may have you thinking twice before purchasing your next car or adding your next modification. Different parts affect your Mustang’s powerband in different ways. This article gives an overview of what horsepower and torque are all about when it comes to getting the power to the ground in your Mustang.
An ever-common issue with any automotive enthusiast is using your camera to take a photo of your vehicle. It sounds simple, but more times than not, it just doesn’t look the same through the lens of a camera as it does with your eyes. This can be attributed to multiple factors including but not limited to type of camera, setting or location, lighting and focal point.
Knowing the basic differences between a supercharger and a turbo will allow you to dig deeper into which may better fit your lifestyle. If you’re looking for an all-out race car, then a turbo may be a better option for you when it comes to maximum power output. If you want streetable, instant power, then a twin screw supercharger would be the choice for you. Regardless of what you choose for your Mustang, CJ Pony Parts has an extensive inventory of Mustang superchargers and aftermarket Focus ST turbochargers that will surely bring the most out of your Ford!
As much as we love installing cold air intakes, tunes, exhaust headers and other go-fast parts, it’s just as important to make sure your car is operating at prime efficiency. In part for safety, but also the fact that your car will make better power, if it’s running at optimal levels.