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    SVOs in Literature and Media

    List of SVO and 2.3 Turbo related magazine articles:

    Jan-79 Car Craft Carbíd Turbo Pinto 1/4 mile @ 10.13

    Mar-80 Car and Driver Mustang IMSA show car-2.3T powered

    Sep-82 Road and Track SVO Prototype racing at Nelson Ledges

    Aug-83 Car Craft
    Oct-83 Ford Times SVO Road Test
    Oct-83 Road and Track SVO Road Test
    Oct-83 Motor Trend SVO Road Test
    Oct-83 Car and Driver SVO Road Test
    Oct-83 Mustang Monthly 84 SVO
    Oct-83 Popular Hot Rodding New cars for 84
    ??/83 Popular Cars SVO Road Test

    Jan-84 Sports Car Graphic
    Mar-84 Super Ford Photo of MAC Tools SVO at Detroit Auto-Rama, Article over IMSA Mustang GTP car
    Mar-84 Popular HotRodding SVO Technical overview
    Apr-84 Super Ford 84 SVO
    May-84 Hot Rod Magazine SVO VS Daytona
    Summer/84 Mustang Photo of Prototype SVO on display at 1983 San Diego Mustang Club Concourse Meet
    Jul-84 Popular Cars SVO Road Test
    Aug-84 Motor Trend SVO vs. 65 GT350
    Sep-84 Motor Trend XR4Ti Road Test
    Sep-84 Car and Driver XR4Ti Road Test
    Oct-84 Popular Hot Rodding Merkur overview
    Nov-84 Super Ford 84 SVO
    Nov-84 Car Craft Giant Killer-84 Turbo GT
    Dec-84 Super Ford 85.5 SVO
    ??/84 Mustang Turbo Flash-2.3T and 1.6T overviews

    Jan-85 Hot Rodís Ford High Performance SVO, XR4Ti, IMSA Mustang GTP car, Ford Performance Catalog
    Feb-86 Popular Hot Rodding 86 SVO overview
    Mar-85 Road and Track XR4Ti Road Test
    May-85 Car and Driver SVO and XR4Ti vs. a bunch of others
    May-85 Fabulous Mustangs 85.5 SVO
    Jul-85 Popular Cars SVO vs. GT
    Jul-85 Motor Trend IROC-Z vs. SVO
    Sep-85 Superauto Illustrated SVO Road Test
    Oct-85 Popular Hot Rodding T-bird overview and 2.3T Ranger article

    Apr-86 Hot Rod Magazine Convertible SVO conversion
    May-86 Popular Hot Rodding Grand National vs. SVO vs. Conquest Tsi
    Jun-86 Car Craft Farewell to SVO article
    Jul-86 Mustang Monthly Brief SVO overview
    Oct-86 Car and Driver TurboCoupe Road Test
    1986 America's Best MUSTANG SVO Convertible

    Jan-87 Hot Rod's High Performance Series Vol. 4, Num. 1-Info on building a high performance 2.3L and basic turbocharger info
    Mar-87 Hot Rod Rapido XR4Ti vs. Chrysler Conquest Tsi

    Jun-88 Collectible Automobile on the 1984- 1986 Mustand SVO overview
    Aug-88 Super Ford Rousch Racing XR4Ti's
    Aug-88 Popular Cars SVO test
    Nov-88 Mustang JBA SVO engine build up

    Jan-89 Car Craft JBA SVO Buildup

    Nov-90 Motor Trend SVO makes top 10 collector investments

    Apr-91 Super Ford Turbo Tale-JBA SVO Buildup
    Oct-91 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 86 SVO-John Burch-V8 conversion

    Mar-92 Fabulous Mustangs 2.3T powered Cobra kit car
    Apr-92 Ford Buyers Guide
    May-92 Car Craft
    Aug-92 Mustang Monthly SVO overview
    Aug-92 Super Ford Performance Under Pressure-Rick Byrns engine feature
    Sep-92 Autoweek Retrospect article on the SVO

    May-93 Muscle Mustang & Fast Ford 86 SVO-Mike Abbey, SVO overview, Engine upgrades, Suspension tuning

    Feb-94 Mustang Illustrated SVO Mama-Debbie Blaylock's 8 SVOs
    Jul-94 Thirty Years of Mustang Ford Racing with info on Roush GTP car
    Sep-94 Turbo Magazine Rapido XR4Ti
    Nov-94 Mustang Monthly 86 SVO-Doug Higginbotham
    Dec-94 Mustang Illustrated ETS SVO buildup part 1

    Mar-95 Mustang Illustrated ETS SVO buildup part 2
    May-95 Muscle Mustang and Fast Fords Flashback Series
    Jun-95 Mustang Monthly 86 SVO-Freeman & Margaret Fritsche
    Jul-95 Mustang Illustrated 84 Mexican SVO
    Nov-95 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 86 SVO 2R- Lee Clary-Evolution SVO
    Dec-95 Super Ford 85 SVO 4E Pete Kotzur

    May-96 Mustang Illustrated 85.5/86 SVO Headlamp replacement tech article
    Jun-96 Mustang Times
    Sep-96 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Tiny Avenger 2.3T Buildup part 1
    Oct-96 Mustang Monthly 86 SVO 2R-Canadian Comp Prep.

    Aug-97 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Tiny Avenger 2.3T Buildup part 2
    Sep-97 Mustang Monthly 86 SVO 2R-Bud Morton
    Oct-97 Mustang Times
    Nov-97 Mustang Monthly 86 SVO 1C-David LaRocque in Readers Rides section
    Dec-97 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Tiny Avenger 2.3T Buildup part 3

    Mar-98 Mustang Monthly SVO featured in Mustang Market Watch pg.87
    May-98 Super Ford
    May-98 Mustangs & Fords
    Jun-98 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 2.3 Turbo Mustang-Jon Huber
    Sep-98 Mustang Illustrated Top 20 Late Model Mustangs
    Nov-98 Super Ford Spooling Up-2.3 turbo Performance Parts

    Jan-99 Mustang Monthly SVO Owners Assc. letter-Late Model Corral pg.76
    Apr-99 Hot Rod Magazine Turbo Pinto-Joe Morgan pg.108
    Apr-99 Mustang Monthly 84 GT Turbo question-Late model Corral pg.62
    May-99 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 85.5 SVO 2R-500 mile Comp Prep.
    Jul-99 Mustang Monthly SVO and GT350s mentioned in vehicle insurance article pg.32
    Nov-99 Superford Spooling Up-article on HP tech parts by Neil Chirico
    Nov-99 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Mustang Triathlon Featuring an 86 SVO-Ken Schultz

    Jan-00 Mustang Monthly SVO in 10 most popular mustangs article pg.62
    Mar-00 Mustang Illustrated 86 SVO 2R-Gator G. Gator
    May-00 Hot Rod Magazine 71 Pinto w/2.3 Turbo-Steve Osborne
    Jun-00 Mustang Monthly Letter about SVO and GT Turbo
    Sep-00 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 2.3T Mustang LX-Todd Kister
    Sep-00 Hot Rod Magazine 86 SVO-Paul Rogers
    Dec-00 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords SVP Unlimited SVO Brake Upgrade

    Jan-01 Mustang Illustrated Mustang Marketing Mania-some SVO print
    Mar-01 Mustang Monthly Ford Transmission Guide with 2.3T applications listed
    Mar-01 Hot Rod Magazine part of 12sec @ 20+mpg article-85 SVO-Burt Knochenhauer
    Apr-01 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 85.5 SVO 1C buildup Shiny Avenger
    Apr-01 Mustang Monthly 85 SVO 4E-Bud Morton
    May-01 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 85.5 SVO 1C buildup Shiny Avenger
    May-01 Mustang Illustrated 86 SVO-Joe PietKiewicz
    Aug-01 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 2.3T engine feature/Automotorsport Cam-XR4Ti
    Oct-01 5.0 Mustang and Super Fords Knott's Berry Farm coverage-shot of Rudy Rodriguez's engine bay
    Dec-01 Hot Rod Magazine Rear End Combo article-86 SVO-Mike Abby
    ??/01 Grass Roots Motorsports XR4Ti overview

    Mar-02 5.0 Mustang and Super Fords How To Plan Your Project Car-SVO and '83 Turbo GT Convertible in "Don't Molest" column
    May-02 Mustang Monthly Overview of 1979-1986 Mustang with section over SVO
    May-02 Hot Rod Magazine Basic Upgrades Article-Section on 2.3T with photo of Joe Morgan and Pinto
    Jul-02 Hemmings Rods & Performance Alternative Engines: Ford OHC Turbocharged 2.3 Liter-on page 20-has overview, specs, & history
    Sep-02 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Carpet change in an SVO
    Oct-02 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 2.3T Shootout
    Dec-02 Zoom Force-Fed Performance Mag Issue #44 Adjusting Load-Vane Air Meter operation and modification explained page 65
    Dec-02 Performance Ford Born Again-Minister Power tuning shop and the new Duratech 2.3 DOHC engine page 75

    Apr-03 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Modular Engine Shootout-86 SVO Jake LaMotta and unnamed Black and Gold SVO on page 181
    Jun-03 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 85.5 SVO 1C buildup Shiny Avenger
    Aug-03 Mustang Monthly SVO Convertible-Rod Allen-87 Convertible with 86 SVO drive train

    May-04 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 84 SVO-Craig Gillis, Mustang 1979 to Present-SVO production covered in article
    Oct-04 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 2.3T Pinto
    Oct-04 Mustang Enthusiast Turbo 2.3 1979 Pace Car
    Dec-04 Mustang Monthly 86 SVO-Tom Leslie

    Jan-05 Mustang Enthusiast 86 SVO-Tom Leslie
    Feb-05 Mustang Enthusiast Inside SVT column-column features history of SVO department and SVO Mustang
    Mar-05 Ford Builder Premire issue-83 T-Bird Turbo Coupe
    Apr-05 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords "Fox Body Production Guide Part I" covers 1984 SVOs as well as 2.3 T Turbo GTs and GT350s.
    May-05 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords "Fox Body Production Guide Part II" covers 85 and 86 SVOs
    Nov-05 Mustang Enthusiast 85.5 SVO-Bob and Carol Dedeluk
    Dec-05 Car Craft 79 2.3T Mustang Coupe-Dave Flanders
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    Brochure, Books and Laser Disk/Videos with SVO info:

    Oct-83 1984 Ford Mustang SVO Brochure over 84 SVO 024-Ann.,
    Aug-84 1985 Ford Cars Full line brochure-85 SVO featured 011-Ann.
    ??/84 1984 Ford & LM Auto Show News Press release and photo of 84 SVO. Also includes highlights for rest of Ford & LM model line
    ??/84 Magazine insert Covers SVO Mustang, T-Bird TurboCoupe, Escort GT, EXP Turbo, and V8 LTD
    ??/84 Ford Tech Rapid Reference Guide Brochure over technology points of the SVO for Ford salesmen
    ??/84 Ford Video Production Network Performance Technology-Overview of new Ford technology for 1984 including Mustang SVO and Thunderbird Turbocoupe
    ??/84 Mustang GTP sticker Glossy window sticker with image of 7-11 Mustang GTP car

    ??/85 Ford Video Production Network Product Overview for 1985-includes section on SVO with Bobby Rahal driving an SVO at Willow Springs

    Jun-86 Shop Tips Efficient power for the future: Turbocharging
    ??/86 1986 Mustang Dealer Brochure 86 SVO covered in brochure

    ??/89 The Complete Book of Mustang several pages of SVO and several press photos of a Red 85.5 SVO with manufacturers tags.

    ??/95 Mustang Chapter 13 "Deviating from the Straight Line" - Info on SVO development from interviews with Bob Negstad, SVO Chassis Engineer.
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    Bud and Eric,

    I have the above info in an excel spead sheet if yall can use that to make a "prettier" looking list.

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    SVO's: 86-1C & 86-1E
    You should be able to post the excel as an atachment for those that would rather see it that way.

    I'll move this to the FAQ section later...
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    Bud had asked me to post it and he would make it a "Sticky"

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    SVO's: 1985.5 1B
    Thanks Lon. That's some list and I know took lots of work.

    Moved and stuck in the FAQ section.

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    It just kinda evolved over time. The more I thought there were no SVO magazine artiles, the more I found and got bored and made a list one day.

    I'll update this one as I come across stuff in the future.

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    SVO's: 84,85,85.5,86x2
    Wow, that is one heck of a list! I was just doing a search to see if anyone had mentioned the latest issue ( Nov. 05 ) of Mustang Enthusiast about the Dedeluk's 85.5 and you've already added it. Thanks for all your efforts! Good job Lon!

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    updated

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    SVO History book....

    Among this list is there a book that could be bought that has a COMPLETE history of the SVO's.

    I am very close to purchasing an 86.

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    I think a stand alone book was written by a man in Canada, but I'm not sure if it ever actualy made it to print and distribution.

    There are chapters devoted to SVOs in several Mustang history books. Read together, these pretty much tell the production story of the car. Also there was recently a overveiw article in Mustang Enthusiest that was very thorough with model year differences and also a SVT insider column that gave a good, concise production history of the car and of the SVO group.

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