Solid Foundation—A performance partnership yields robust Coyote short-blocks with secret-sauce sleeves

Today’s engines don’t need much help making power. Feed them with boost and fuel and they will flourish. That is definitely true of the Ford Coyote engines, as well as their RoadRunner and Voodoo cousins. Because of their high-winding nature and free-flowing, four-valve cylinder heads, they really take to power

Customized Cobra Jet—While Many Racers Opt To Build Their Own Cobra Jet Clone, EB Customs’ Eric Bardekoff Went Way Beyond What Ford Performance Offered

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi From Mopar to Mustang and ‘Cuda to Cobra Jet, EB Custom Works’ Eric Bardekoff takes a hands-on approach whether it’s with fabrication or racing. You can see it in the Barracuda that he and his father, Jeff, built and race in NHRA Super Stock

Hatching The Snake—Going behind the scenes as the 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Mustangs are born

Written by Steve Turner Photography by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Performance Sneaking away from the bright lights of the Cobo Center where the new Shelby GT500 took its bow, we took a 20-minute ride out to a special facility. It is where bare Mustang bodies begin their journey to become