Project 666

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Project 666: Travel Limiter, Wing, and Radiator Support From Team Z

We performed a mad thrash in an attempt to squeeze the car into the 9’s at the end of the season, with a 9.94 at 134 MPH. The mad thrash taught us a few things, so we went right back to our friend Dave Zimmerman and his group of craftsmen at Team Z Motorsports for a few additional chassis updates to Project 666. Read More

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Project 666 Gets Stealth’ed With Aeromotive’s New 6-Gallon Fuel Cell

With our mission to turn our Project 666 Fox body into a hardcore racing machine, our latest update involves the replacement of our OE-style Aeromotive fuel tank with the new six-gallon Stealth fuel cell armed with an internally-mounted A1000 fuel pump in the trunk of our nine-second Pony. Read More

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Wild Rides S-Box Torque Box on Project 666 Fox Body Mustang

Launching on slicks or even drag radials puts an incredible amount of stress on the factory torque box, more than what it was designed for. Eventually, the cracks appear in the fatigued sheet metal and the mounting holes stretch out, which is why we turned to Wild Rides for our Project 666 Fox Body Mustang. Read More

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Project 666 Gets a Crane Cams Ignition System Update

When it comes to building an engine that makes gobs of horsepower, you need a spark hot enough to correctly burn that additional fuel and air in the combustion chamber. For this tech feature, we are going to be installing a full Crane ignition system into our 666 Mustang Project car. Read More

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Project 666: Dart 427ci equals 9 seconds and a NHRA license

The car started out this year with a 408ci that made about 575 hp and was able to propel us in to the mid 10-second range in the quarter mile. But now it was time to install our badass high compression 427 that has been sitting for about two years... but the installation has been far from easy Read More

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Getting the 411 on Fuel With Innovate’s MTX-L Wideband Gauge

The latest product from Innovate is their MTX-L all in one gauge, which only needs power, ground and a signal from the supplied wideband sensor. We install their newest, easy to use wide band sensor on our Fox body Mustang Project 666. Read More

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Project 666 Gets Lighter and Safer with Holcomb, Kirkey and Grant

Project 666 gets fitted with new Kirkey racing seats, Holcomb seat brackets, a lightweight race steering column, and more in the latest round of upgrades to our ten-second quarter mile screamer. Read More

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Project 666 Receives TCI’s Rugged C4 Transmission

The race-intended TCI C4 improves upon the reliability and durability that the C4 has long been known for, which is just what we're looking for to mate with our naturally-aspirated, 427-inch Windsor motor producing nearly 700 horsepower. Join us for an in-depth look at TCI's take on the C4. Read More

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666 Mustang Gets Updated and Runs Mid 10s

It might have been awhile since you have seen an update on our 666. The Mustang is going to be used as a temporary race car for the 2011 PSCA racing season. The class we plan to run is Limited Street, though the Mustang will be there just to gain points while the real car is being built. Read More

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Maximum Motorsports Manual Brake Conversion 101

Our Project 666 car, a 1986 5.0 Fox-body Mustang, has recently undergone an upgrade to a Wilwood brake kit. The new brakes, rotors and calipers made a huge difference in stopping power but still lacked that little something for outrageously quick, stop-on-a-dime performance. Read More

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How to Clearance Fox-Body Mustang Wheel Wells

With Project 666, our '86 Fox Body, we wanted to stuff a 275/60/15 Drag Radial on a 15 x 10 wheel and not have it look like a inner-city low rider with the wheels hanging out the wells. That meant it was time for the hammer. It was time - to clearance the wheel wells. Read More

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Installing a Roll Stop. Getting Ready for The Track.

Today was prep day for a test and tune session at the drag strip tomorrow. Part of getting ready for the track is installing a roll stop so we could do monster, tire-shredding burnouts. Read More

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666: Removing the Engines, Transmission & Fuel System

Steve and I have been wrenching away on our Project 666 car this week, in preparation for some new drive train components. Specifically, the engine and transmission. Like Steve wrote in the previous blog, we have identified our replacements, but our first task was to get the stock stuff outta the way. Read More

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Project 666: Nasty 427 Build Part 1 – The Short Block

Pro Power begins the engine build for Project 666 with a goal of not only making 675 plus horsepower, but also be able to hold together at redline through every shift and every quarter-mile trek. Read More

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Cervini’s Hood Install on Project 666

When it comes to shoehorning a new, bigger engine into the framerails of a Fox Body Mustang, the stock hood isn't very useful. The simple solution is to find an aftermarket hood that will accommodate the increase in engine size and we found a company that could meet all of our demands, and that company is Cervini’s Auto Design. Read More

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Team Z: Project 666 is Suspended

To give our Fox some hook - we went to one of the top suspension drag doctors in the country: Dave Zimmerman's Team Z Motorsports. Follow along as we not only install a complete Team Z system front and rear - but also give you some key insider setup times from Dave Z. himself. Read More

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