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The Chrome Pony The Official Publication of the Bad Boyz Mustang Club of Greater Des Moines Iowa ~ F r i e n d s o f t h e M u s t a n g C l u b o f Am e r i c a ~ w w w . M u s t a n g . o r g Ac c r e d i t e d M e d i a ~ M e d i a . F o r d . C o m

Upcoming Events: “October Club Event” th

Sunday, October 6 , “Cruise to the Woods” See enclosed flyer for linkup locations and times! “October Club Meeting”

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Tuesday, October 8th, 6pm to 7:30pm!! Location: Pizza Ranch Ankeny, 201 SE Oralabor Rd Ankeny, IA 50021

Great turnout for a rainy day car show! Please see the club website for more pictures then the ones we have in the newsletter! We had just over 70 cars and what was liked the most? The ending of the show with all the Burn Outs!! We still have a few Car Show T-Shirts for sale as well. Cost is $15.00. We would like to thank everyone who helped with the car show, door prizes, volunteers and our car show participants! Without your effort and determination we would not have had such a nice show. We are already looking forward to a bigger show and new location for next year. Stay tuned for more updates!! Coming up this month we have “Cruise to the th th woods” on Oct 6 and our club meeting on Oct 8 . So come on out and sign up for being a club volunteer!!! We would like to welcome our new Club Sponsors and we look forward to working with them in the coming year!

Have a great Mustang Day! The BBMC staff

Monthly Meeting: Reports from Secretary, Treasurers, Public Relations Committee, Old Business, New Business. 2013 “Cruise to the Woods” Photo Share! 2013 Car Show Results Brief. Meeting starts a little after 6pm but some show up early to eat. Will discuss upcoming November and Christmas events. Will discuss upcoming 2014 new car show Location. Thanks and hope to see you there. In this Issue of the Chrome Pony: Latest News ~ Next Meeting Page 1 Did you know? Page 2 Did you Know? Page 3 Did you know? Page 4 Did you know? Page 5 Did you know? 50 Years Page 6 Buy Sell or Trade Page 7 Buy Sell or Trade Page 8 Club Merchandise Page 9 Sponsor’s Page Page 10 Car Show Flyer Page 11 2013 Car Show Sponsor’s Page 12

© Copyright 2010-2013 Bad Boyz Mustang Club of Greater Des Moines, Iowa. Not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company. All rights reserved.

Did you know? ~ 2014 Ford Shelby GT500

2014 Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by an aluminum 5.8-liter supercharged V8 producing 662 horsepower and 631 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful production V8 engine in the world. 2014 Shelby GT500 is available in two new exterior colors, Oxford White and Ruby Red Metallic. Shelby GT500 sets a performance-driven design standard with downforce-generating front grille, aggressive splitter, quad exhaust system and two forged-aluminum wheel designs. Optional Performance Package features SVT-designed Bilstein electronic adjustable dampers and a Torsen® limited-slip differential. The offering can be coupled with a Track Package for all-out racetrack performance. "SVT keeps the Shelby GT500 on the cutting edge of technology and takes muscle car performance to new heights," said Jamal Hameedi, SVT chief engineer. "We encapsulated every aspect of performance in this car – whether it’s 0-60, top speed, racetrack or quarter-mile times. Beyond that, the daily driver also will find this car perfectly fits his or her needs." The 5.8-liter aluminum-block V8 engine produces 662 horsepower and 631 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful production V8 in the world. The 3,850-pound car also stays exempt from the gasguzzler tax. Nearly every part of the powertrain has been optimized for producing the massive horsepower, including the supercharger, cross-drilled block and heads, camshaft profiles, carbon fiber driveshaft and upgraded clutch, transmission and axle. A TVS series 2300 supercharger flowing air through the engine is key to helping produce the GT500’s 662 horsepower. The 2.3-liter supercharger is a unique design to the 5.8-liter engine. The entire cooling system is up to the task of dissipating the heat produced by the 5.8-liter engine. It now includes a larger cooling fan, fan shroud with high-speed pressure-relief doors, a more efficient charge air cooler, a higher-flow intercooler pump, and an intercooler heat exchanger with volume increased 36 percent compared to earlier GT500 engines.

Did you know? ~ 2014 Ford Shelby GT500

The gearing on the 2014 Shelby GT500 has been optimized to manage the torque and use more of the power in a way that makes it more driver-friendly. Engineers considered more than 35 gearing combinations, finally deciding on one that balances torque being transmitted all the way through the wheels and grip to the ground. A key piece of the driveline, the six-speed manual transmission, offers upgraded gears, bearings and housing so it can properly manage the torque. The final drive ratio is now 3.31:1 for optimized overall vehicle gearing to complement the massive torque. The clutch has the torque and rpm capacity to match the massive output of the engine, and uses a dual-disc design. "It might just seem like we’re putting a bigger engine into the car. But it’s been a balanced approach through and through," said Kerry Baldori, Ford SVT global performance vehicles chief engineer. "We’ve completely redone the car to be even more sophisticated in terms of handling and control than earlier models." Torsen® limited-slip differential: When customers order the optional Performance Package, they get a Torsen limited-slip differential that helps the rear suspension deliver maximum torque and traction better and longer under track conditions. Launch control: The launch control system lets drivers set the desired launch rpm depending on tire temperature, street surface or other conditions. Unique to SVT’s launch control is its integration with both the engine control and traction control.

Did you know? ~ 2014 Ford Shelby GT500

Brembo braking system: A Brembo brake system offers drivers enhanced stopping power to help keep their car under control, both on the road and the track. Six-piston calipers in front along with larger front and rear rotors help improve resistance to brake fade. New brake pads that are more aggressive also help the car achieve high deceleration and further robustness for more driver confidence. Significant aerodynamic work was done on the new Shelby GT500 to ensure the car has proper downforce for optimum performance at all speeds. Engineers were able to determine how to harness the air that was moving around and through the car to improve the cooling system, maximize downforce and minimize drag. The front fascia and splitters were modified to handle the extreme loads at 200 mph, resulting in a car that tracks more securely and feels more planted to the road at higher speeds. It offers 33 percent more effective aero loading at 160 mph compared to the 2011 model. Shelby GT500’s driving dynamics work in concert with all the content on the car. Handling, all AdvanceTracŽ settings and steering assist levels within selectable steering have been tuned to account for the massive powertrain output. The unique traction control system and electronic stability control settings help drivers achieve maximum performance on both street and track. Both systems can be completely disabled in controlled track situations where maximum driver skill is utilized, or fully engaged for maximum safety during normal driving or in less-than-ideal traction conditions. Intermediate sport mode allows drivers to push their cars hard at the track without completely disabling the safety systems, permitting more aggressive driving before the traction control and electronic stability control intervene. "We took a completely different approach with this car, so drivers can choose their settings instead of a computer making the selection," Hameedi said. "Nearly every system drivers interact with can be tailored to their specific situation including the Bilstein electronic adjustable suspension, launch control, AdvanceTrac and steering assist levels."

Did you know? ~ 2014 Ford Shelby GT500

The 2014 Shelby GT500 offers two sets of forged-aluminum wheels including a unique wheel for cars with the optional packages. The 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels are coupled with Goodyear Eagle速 F1 SuperCar G: 2 tires on all vehicle configurations. Sometimes Ford Shelby GT500 customers want to enjoy their car on surface streets. Other times, they just want to let loose on the track. Two optional packages give them the choice. Available as part of the Performance Package, SVT-designed Bilstein electronic adjustable dampers are accessed on the dash with a simple push of a button. Normal mode gives customers a more comfortable ride over road irregularities. Sport mode is all about performance, delivering improved response time on the track, and less body roll while cornering and pitch under braking. "The adjustable shocks let us develop our car on the track without any compromise," said Baldori. "Before, we had to tune the car with street implications in mind. Now we can go as extreme as we want on the track setting and still offer the customer a comfortable ride on the road." Enthusiasts can upgrade their Performance Package with an additional Track Package for all-out performance. The option comes with an external engine oil cooler, rear differential cooler and transmission cooler for further durability. The coolers play an essential role in preventing crucial components from overheating under high-speed conditions. The 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 is built at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Mich. Source: Ford Press

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Did you know? 50th Anniversary!

We're fast approaching the 50th anniversary of the birth of one of the most iconic vehicles in the history of American motoring. Actually, this has become a global icon, too, as the Ford Mustang is celebrated all over the planet. Now, it's about to turn 50 on April 17th, 2014. That's a fairly big birthday so Ford plans to celebrate in rather grand fashion with a series of videos that celebrate the magnificent machine. The series is called Mustang Countdown, and it starts with a look back at the original concept. Called the Mustang I, this machine looks more Mach 5 than what the Mustang morphed into. Still, it's the starting point for the popular pony car. From there, the countdown series moves on to a wide range of Mustang-related subjects. One of our favorites takes a look at an amateur chase film shot using RC cars in what is touted as a "cliche action sequence". It's a great use of the talented young filmmaker's skill on a small scale. It's only been 49 years, but in that time Ford has churned out over 9 Million Mustangs. That is a whole lot of prancing ponies running the streets, and we can't wait to see what Ford has in store for the next generation of this American legend. BY JEFF GLUCKER

The Chrome Pony Corral Buy, Sell, or Trade

FOR SALE: 1984 FORD MUSTANG GT 350~~T-TOP~~20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION99000 MILES~~5 SPEED~~302 HO~~HEW HOLLEY CARB, NEW DISTRIB CAP AND ROTAR, NEW PLUGS,WIRES, NEW BATTERY~~RUNS GREAT!! TLC NEEDED TO THE OUTSIDE AND INSIDE~~GREAT RESTORATION PROJECT!! $6000.00 OBO. Car located in Slater, Iowa Contact Ron or Vickie Ron 515 975 7727 Vickie 515 298 0182 or by email: Thanks for your time! Vickie Keffer ____________________________________________________________________________________

Rare: 1964 1/2 K Code Mustang - $30000 (Des Moines) Rare opportunity; June 1964 build date, numbers matching two owner car. Caspian Blue, Rally Pack, AM Radio, Window Washer, Style Steel Rims and Back-up Lights as options. Contact Cecil at: 515-953-2635 for more details……

The Chrome Pony Corral Buy, Sell, or Trade Mustang Body kit - $350 (Bondurant) Mustang Body kit - $350 (Bondurant)

Note: Price Drop Folks! Still in the box body kit. Purchased for a 2005 Mustang (V6), so it should fit years 2005-2009. The box has never been opened so all the parts are still in it. Comes with front lip, rear lip, and side skirts. Originally purchase price was over $700. Pictures attached are from website where purchased. Asking $350 OBO. Contact Vanessa. Email: Vanessa Hendrickson <> _____________________________________________________________________________________

Want to add your car stuff for sale here? Just email with the details and photos and we can post your items for sale on this page! Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that simple!

Club Merchandise We have the following items available for purchase. Available items: Car Show T-Shirts $15.00. We will bring them to the Cruise events and club meetings. Get them while there hot!

Family Fun Activities We have a variety of events for the family and children monthly. Be sure to check our Calendar online for the latest details. Be sure to sign up today and bring the entire family for a fun filled day!

More Family Fun! Well, for those members wishing to particeipate in more Family Fun. Now here is your chance! Please events to the clb email and come to a few meetings to submit fun events you would like to see during our 20132014 cruise year. Bring your ideas and let’s have fun! Currently we have several planned family events! We also have available new Club stickers for your auto!


Find us on the web: Be sure to check the club website for the latest listing of events in our muscle car community! Each month we have many events to choose from, so pick your event, post online with the club site or Facebook and let’s see how many friends we can get to our events!!

Why should you get involved with the Take a Kid to a Car Show program? Whether you produce a high profile extravaganza, a weekly cruise at the local shopping center or an annual charity show-n-shine, one thing is common; you have a passion for preserving and experiencing our automotive heritage. If we want to ensure that our passion is carried on to future generations we must involve our youth.

“Son, this is the engine Daddy wants to put in his car!”

© Copyright 2010-2013 Bad Boyz Mustang Club of Greater Des Moines, Iowa. Not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company. All rights reserved.

Sponsorship Opportunities We are looking for new additional sponsorship opportunities in the Des Moines Iowa area, if you know of any company you think we should approach for sponsorship, just let Ted or Mike know and we can work on it! 5% discount on all products from store. Stop in at one of our Monthly Meetings and receive an American Muscle Quarter Window Mustang Decal!

Want to be a SPONSOR to one of the funniest organizations in Des Moines, Iowa? Contact the BBMC staff for Details!

2014 Car Show Sponsor

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October Club Event ~ Cruise to the Woods ~ Cruise and Car Show October 6th, 2013

Come join us on Route 5 or 6 and the dates and times below! Route 5 - Davenport, IA Complimentary Host--no host - go as a group 5:45 Davenport—leave from Iowa Machine Shed 7:00 Cedar Rapids – Toys-R-Us across from Wesdale Mall 8:50 Marshalltown—leave from Wal mart 9:50 Ames—leave from Kmart (join Route 6) Route 6 - Oskaloosa, IA Club Host--Mike Briggs 515-832-5142 Complimentary Host--George Hassett (641) 569-3408 Bad Boyz Mustang Club Host—Mike Gerlach (515) 402-6325 7:45 9:00 9:30 9:50

Oskaloosa – leave from Sears Parking lot Altoona – leave from McDonalds on Adventureland Dr. Ankeny – leave from Northside Plaza on Hwy 69 (Mike Gerlach will be here at 9am) Ames – leave from new Kmart (cruise will not stop)11:00 MEET OTHER ROUTES IN STRATFORD

2013 Bad Boyz Mustang Club Car Show Sponsors Page We would like to thank each of our Sponsors for there hard work in supporting the 2013 Car Show.

2013 Car Show Site Sponsor

The following Business or persons have donated supplies, door prizes or provided monetary amounts for the 2013 Car Show. Collectamania ~ Door Prizes Mike & Susanne Gerlach ~ Door Prizes Chris & Stephannie Ellis ~ Door Prizes Ted Ruckle ~ Door Prizes Preowned Solutions ~ Terry Nichols ~ Door Prizes

5312 Merle Hay Road Johnston, Iowa 50131 515-253-9800

Trophy Sponsor B J's Tree Service Company Roy Mikesell ~ 515-208-4948 3846 E Jefferson Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317-5744

Elite Beach is a sand volleyball recreation and training facility. They host events for adults and junior volleyball players. Adult events include competitive 2v2 leagues and tournaments. For juniors players 18 and under they provide fun 2v2 and 4v4 leagues and tournaments as well as outdoor sand volleyball club where juniors attend practices and are taught how to play the game of 2v2. Elite Beach has three sand volleyball courts, concessions and restrooms. 2013 marks Elite Beach's 6th year in business. For more information about event visit:

Additional Car Show Site Sponsor Our 2013 Car Show Charity!

Our 2013 Car Show Charity! This year we will also be collecting Pop Tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Des Moines

Awesome Monthly Meeting!

We meet each 2nd Tuesday of the month in locations surrounding Greater Des Moines, Iowa Be sure to check our club website ( for the meeting location and time!

Bad Boyz Mustang Club of Greater Des Moines Iow a P.O. Box 842 Waukee, Iowa 50263

“WHERE THE PEOPLE ARE FRIENDLY & ONLY THE CARS ARE BAD!” Mobile Phone: Club Coordinator (Michael) 515.402.6325 Email: Website:

© Copyright 2010-2013 Bad Boyz Mustang Club of Greater Des Moines, Iowa. Not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company. All rights reserved.

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