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Jeep Transmissions: Manual vs AutoJeep Transmissions: Manual vs Auto

Thinking about getting a Jeep Wrangler but not sure which transmission is right for you? Should you get a manual Jeep Wrangler or an automatic Wrangler? Here is a breakdown of each Jeep Wrangler transmission to help you decide!

Jeep Wrangler Body StylesJeep Wrangler Body Styles

What is the difference between a Jeep JK Wrangler and a Jeep TJ Wrangler? Since the inception of the original Jeep Wrangler in 1986, there have been several variations of the well-loved off-roading vehicle. From the first-generation YJ Wrangler to the upcoming JL Wrangler, here is a breakdown of every Jeep Wrangler model to date!

Jeep Wrangler Hardtop vs Soft TopJeep Wrangler Hardtop vs Soft Top

If you are looking to buy a Jeep Wrangler in the near future, there may be one question you keep asking yourself: Hardtop or soft top? While it may seem like a simple question, there are pros and cons to each.

2015 Ford Mustang Specs2015 Ford Mustang Specs

In 2015, the Mustang celebrated its 50th anniversary with the release of the 2015 Ford Mustang. This CJ's resource has all of the info from the release of the 2015 Mustang that you're looking for. Info includes MSRP, MPGs, interior and technology upgrades.

How To Choose a Car DealershipHow To Choose a Car Dealership

Whether you in the market for a new car or looking to trade in your older car for something faster or more powerful, finding a quality car dealership can feel like a daunting task. Selecting a trustworthy car dealership is now easier thanks to this guide which will arm you with the information you need to be confident you’re making the best choice for yourself and your new car.

2014 Ford Fiesta Specs2014 Ford Fiesta Specs

Interested in reviewing the specs for the 2014 Ford Fiesta? This CJ's article has all of the information you're looking for. Here you'll find the stats on the MSRP, MPG's, technology and the different model options available.

2015 Ford Focus Specs2015 Ford Focus Specs

Looking for stats on the 2015 Ford Focus? Then check out this CJ's resource article which has all of the specs you're looking for such as MSRP, mpg info, engine, interior and more.

New vs Used Mustang WheelsNew vs Used Mustang Wheels

Sometimes the budget doesn’t allow for a brand new set of wheels. Especially when some of the newer model Mustangs have wheel options for at least a couple grand. At that point, you’re looking at a serious investment for your Mustang. Sometimes it just isn’t in the budget to purchase a brand new set of wheels, so you begin checking forums and social media for used Mustang wheels. Let CJ’s help you with the process of finding the right set of wheels for your Mustang without breaking the bank.

How To Choose An Auto Repair CenterHow To Choose An Auto Repair Center

Whether you've moved to a new town or just purchased your first car, finding a reliable auto service center can feel like an impossible task. Finding a trustworthy auto service center can be simplified by following this easy guide that will tell you what to look for and what questions to ask, giving you the confidence to make the best decision for you and your car.

Buying Your First Classic MustangBuying Your First Classic Mustang

When it comes to finding the perfect 1965-1973 Mustang to kickstart your restoration, it can be extremely difficult finding the perfect car. Not only do you have your preferences, like year, trim level, engine, body style, etc., but you also need to take into account the condition of the classic Mustang you’re looking to buy. If key structural parts of the vehicles are damaged or rusted through, it may simply not be worth the time, effort and money - no matter how good of a deal it may be. Let the experts here at CJ’s walk you through the key things to look for when searching for your first classic Mustang restoration.

Staggered vs Square Wheel FitmentStaggered vs Square Wheel Fitment

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.

How To Winterize Your MustangHow To Winterize Your Mustang

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.

Wheel Backspacing and Offset ExplainedWheel Backspacing and Offset Explained

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.

Mustang Line Locks ExplainedMustang Line Locks Explained

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.

Differences Between Euro & US-Spec MustangsDifferences Between Euro & US-Spec Mustangs

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.

How To Read A Dyno GraphHow To Read A Dyno Graph

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.

Mustang Convertibles vs Coupes: Pros and ConsMustang Convertibles vs Coupes: Pros and Cons

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.

Mustang Transmissions: Automatic vs ManualMustang Transmissions: Automatic vs Manual

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.

Horsepower vs TorqueHorsepower vs Torque

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.

Taking Better Photos Of Your MustangTaking Better Photos Of 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.

Superchargers vs Turbos: A Beginner's GuideSuperchargers vs Turbos: A Beginner's Guide

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!

Mustang General MaintenanceMustang General Maintenance

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.

CJ's Resource Center Beginner's Corner

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!