Some say his shifts are recorded by seismographs and his launches affect the rotation of the earth. All we know is, he’s called F8L GT. October’s 2011 ROTM comes to you from the unlikely land of Northern Michigan. From snapping shifter handles to fabricating his own transmissions, F8L GT is one of the most dedicated and knowledgeable drag racers to sit behind the wheel of a Mustang.
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Smoothed, shaved, dropped, and blown; this is not your mainstream daily driven 2006 GT. Arizona native, Tony Arme ( aka Yur2slo ) has been spinning wrenches on hotrods and classics since the tender age of 12. Fifteen years later we are presented with the fruits of his experience, ingenuity and life long love of Mustangs.
Modded Mustangs’ resident suspension guru and California native, Eric AKA “Jazzer the Cat”, takes the twisty road less traveled approach to modding. Straight-line acceleration and corner destroying capabilities, Jazzer combines them both purrrfectly in his 2002 Saleen. Eric has now gone Griggs GR-40/SLA upgrade after replacement of his previous Mustang love, a 1985 GT. His original intention was to leave the Saleen in OEM form, but the love of auto-cross soon trumped those plans. Already a potent performer in stock form, Eric saw room for improvement and opted for the extreme approach to the carving of corners.
The name “Swervo” has been on many front pages including this one twice. However those articles were for Swervo’s former car, a 2004 twin turboed Mach 1 Turned N/A Mach 1. Swervo was having issues getting his beastly Mach 1 to pass emissions so he began de-modding it. After the turbo’s were gone and many sensors replaced he decided to let Ford fix it.