Nevada Couple Wins Edelbrock Mustang Giveaway
November 19, 2013 in
Lonnie and Lorraine Hammock of Pahrump, Nev., were named the winners of Edelbrock’s 75th Anniversary Mustang Giveaway.
Lonnie was one of more than 250,000 people to enter the promotion. Participants were allowed to enter multiple times during the nine-month promotion, which resulted in more than 641,000 entries, according to Torrance, Calif.-based Edelbrock.
“We’ve never won anything in our lives, so this is really exciting for us,” Lonnie Hammock said.
Tags: Anniversaries, Contests & Promotions, Edelbrock, Ford Mustang, Vic Edelbrock
Covercraft Granted License to Mustang Anniversary Logo
October 23, 2013 in
Pauls Valley, Okla.-based Covercraft has been licensed to sell products featuring Ford Mustang’s 50th anniversary logo. Only 50 companies will be licensed to sell commemorative products with the custom logo, according to Covercraft.
Covercraft will be offering custom-patterned Mustang car covers and UVS SunShades with the special-edition “Mustang 50 Years” silk-screened logo.
The Ford Mustang will officially celebrate 50 years of continuous production in spring 2014.
Tags: Covercraft, Ford Mustang, Mustang 50th Anniversary
Speed Direct Introduces New Front Coil-Over Shock Package for Mustangs
December 9, 2010 in
Speed Direct has announced the release of its new Vector Series front coil-over spring conversion kit for 1965-1970 Mustangs. The new shock package is a bolt-on kit that does not require any permanent modification to the vehicle. It will bolt on using the existing mounting locations.
The included aluminum shocks are completely rebuildable and adjustable. The kit offers multiple spring rates to choose from to allow for customization, and it utilizes the stock control arms, which helps to keep them more affordable, according to the company.
Tags: Chassis & Suspension, Ford Mustang, New Products, Rod Shop, Shocks, Speed Direct, Springs
Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup
December 8, 2010 in
This weekend, a number of car clubs and businesses around the country are hosting car shows and events that give retailers the opportunity to show off builds, connect with new customers and support community organizations that are helping out the less fortunate during the holidays. Here’s information on seven such events. Additional car shows and events will be posted on Hotrod & Restoration‘s Twitter throughout the week.
The American Muscle Showdowntakes place Saturday and Sunday in San Diego, California. All American-made cars, trucks, SUVs and motorcycles of any year or make are welcome. The indoor/outdoor event will include live music, a fashion show, 60-second freestyle, over 300 vendors, a bikini contest, a cruise route, a burnout contest and many more attractions. American Muscle Showdown will also have a play/daycare area especially for kids. For more information, visit www.americanmuscleshowdown.com.
Tags: 2010 Events, Car Clubs, Car Shows, Charities & Foundations, Ford Mustang, Mooneyes, Muscle Cars, Nostalgia drag racing, Roush
American Autowire Introduces New Wiring Kit for 1969 Mustangs
October 29, 2010 in
American Autowire has introduced its new 1969 Mustang Classic Update Kit, the latest in the company’s Classic Update line. The kit has 19 features that make it a complete system designed specifically for that year, make and model configuration.
Tags: 1960s & 1970s Muscle Cars, American Autowire, Ford Mustang, Fuses & Wiring, Gauges, Muscle Cars, Mustangs, New Products, Rod Shop, Wiring
This Weekend’s Car Show & Event Roundup
September 29, 2010 in
ididit, inc. will host its annual Car Show and Open House on Saturday, October 2 at its headquarters in Tecumseh, Michigan.
Car shows and events are being held around the country this weekend, which gives builders and shop owners numerous opportunities to show off their recently completed project cars, promote their businesses and help their local communities. Here’s information on nine such events. Additional car shows and events will be posted on Hotrod & Restoration‘s Twitter (http://twitter.com/HRRMag) throughout the week.
The Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corraltakes place Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The event marks the end of the swap meet season each year and, according to show organizers, attracts thousands of enthusiasts who travel to Carlisle from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. The swap meet and corral covers 102 acres and features 8,100 vending spaces and 2,000 vehicles. The event coincides with the Fall Carlisle Auction, which takes place Thursday and Friday. For more information, visit www.carlisleevents.com/ce/events/fall-carlisle.
Tags: 2010 Events, Car Shows, Carlisle, Company Events, Ford Mustang, Goodguys, ididit, Open Houses
TMI Products: 1965-1973 Mustang Center Console
April 1, 2009 in
A collection of center consoles specifically designed for 1965-1973 Mustangs has just been released from TMI Products. These consoles come in a wide selection of stock-style materials and colors or exclusive custom fabrics and tones. They can be installed using “hook and loop” straps and will fit directly over the transmission tunnel or OEM factory console.
Tags: Ford Mustang, Muscle Cars, TMI Products