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SEP 14, 2017 | FORD PERFORMANCE STAFF

IN-DEPTH TEARDOWN OF JTP’S 5.0 ALUMINATOR WITH FORD ENGINEERS

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DEARBORN, Mich. – The ultimate measure of an engine is having Justin Pawlak thrash his Ford Performance Aluminator-equipped Mustang into sky-high RPM as he fries a set of tires during Formula Drift events and race track demonstration runs. While making noise and making smoke are in Justin’s DNA, the end result is putting smiles on his fans’ faces.

We recently took the opportunity to see the real-world stress that Justin Pawlak (more commonly known as JTP) puts this engine through, and also take a deep-dive examination into an engine and its components that had performed flawlessly through eight Formula Drift events and 10 additional competition and exhibition rounds in Justin Pawlak’s competition Mustang.

An engine just holding together under such demands is one thing, but to see its physical condition by tearing it down is quite another. In this video, we hear from all the subject-matter experts: Justin Pawlak - Driver and Formula Drift Sensation; Doug White - Ford Performance Parts Manager; Mike Robins - Engine Product Manager; Jim Ronzello - Prototype Engine Engineer; and Ron Ewert - Ford Performance Parts Engine Engineer.

So click on the link and watch as JTP takes a break from his busy schedule to get his hands dirty while inspecting the Ford Performance Aluminator NAA engine that he has saddled-up into his competition Mustang.

For more information on the engine employed in Justin Pawlak’s Mustang, please see: https://performanceparts.ford.com/part/M-6007-A50NAA