Shrader Performance

3200 Lowell Rd, Ste A, Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: (704) 674-6979

DynoJet 224x“BrightMare” and the 6r80 swap2015-2016 Mustang TUNING2015 Mustang S550 UpgradesShrader crate engines

DynoJet 224x

Looking for an SCT dealer to tune your Ford? We can custom dyno tune your 99-up Ford vehicle on our DynoJet.

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“BrightMare” and the 6r80 swap

Check out our 6r80 swapped 2v car, “Brightmare”, and all of it’s accomplishments.

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2015-2016 Mustang TUNING

We now have tuning options available for your 2015-2016 Coyote Mustang, including our unique Cammed Idle tunes.

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2015 Mustang S550 Upgrades

Check out our 750 rwhp Vortech supercharged 2015 Roush and see what we can do for your S550.

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Shrader crate engines

Let us build your next modular engine the RIGHT way.

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Latest News

Holiday Special!

Save $10 off your entire order of $100 or more! Use coupon code: sp10bucks . Click here for Online Store

YoloDouchebag takes a look at our rear seat delete!

Most people in the Mustang and Camaro world know who YoloDouchebag is, but if you haven’t seen his hilarious videos, this is a good place to start. He takes a look at our rear seat delete kit in his 2011 Mustang 5.0. Warning: offensive language!

NEW! 6r80 Transmission Support Mount for 99-04 Mustangs

You can now easily mount a 6r80 auto transmission into a 99-04 Mustang body using our new all-aluminum brace! We are the only source for this brace, so if you are doing a Coyote engine swap into a New Edge Mustang, you’ll need this to save yourself a lot of headaches.

Brightmare wins at Streetcar Takeover Challenge

The popular Streetcar Takeover series came to zMax Dragway in 2016, and Brightmare, our well known shop car took home the title for the LS vs. Modular class winner with a best 9.78 pass in the 1/4 mile race.

T-shirt Sale!

We are running a huge sale on our popular black “Voice Inside Your Head” T-shirts for a limited time. Our Gearhead themed shirt has been a hot item and we’re moving out some inventory to make room for more. FREE Shipping and 20% off your shirt purchase. Use Coupon Code: shirtsale

NEW! 2015-16 Mustang TUNING

We are now providing remote custom tunes for the 2015-2016 Mustang GT which includes our exclusive Shrader Cammed Idle tune. Give your S550 Mustang the cam lope that it deserves.

Speedometer Calibration Testing

We can also provide a speedometer calibration for nearly any vehicle in North Carolina, South Carolina or surrounding areas. We test your vehicle’s speedometer against the actual wheel speed to determine if there is a discrepancy. We provide you an official report of our testing results. This is useful if you have a speeding ticket and need to verify if Defective Equipment was a factor.

6r80 Transmission Controller Package

Coming Soon! We have been working for almost 2 years to swap a 6r80 auto transmission from a 2014 Mustang into our ’99 GT we call Brightmare. We are in the final stages of testing and building the custom components to create packages for 99-04 Mustangs that allows use of the 4.6L based engine with the highly complex 6-spd Auto from the newer cars. Please be patient as we wrap up this project in 2015 and begin to release info when it comes available.

New Online Shrader Store!

NEW! We’ve combined our Rear Seat site with our primary website, so you can easily find all of our Rear Seat Delete kits here under our Shrader Store. Same products, same quality, just a new look! Check out the store here at THE SHOP

NEW 2015 Mustang rear seat delete

NEW! We just finished our 2015 Mustang rear seat delete kit design and it is now in stock and ready to ship. Get more information here at THE SHOP

Another Sport Trac Adrenalin project under way

We’re at it again, with a different engine package for this AWD Adrenalin. This time we’re building a 323ci stroker modular engine with upgraded cams and it will be retaining the stock 6spd auto.

Lower prices on all Rear Seat Delete kits!

Our exclusive line of Rear Seat Delete kits just got even better! We’ve reduced the prices on our most popular kits for Mustang, Camaro, GTO, Fiat500, Scion IQ, Mini Cooper, and more. Visit our selection at our online store.

Dyno and Custom SCT Tuning services

We added a new Dynojet 224x dynamometer in 2012 to serve our customers for dyno pulls and SCT custom tuning. Air Conditioned Shop with exhaust evacuation system for a more pleasant experience. Give us a call to get on the schedule!

BrightMare in “King of the Street”

The results are in from 5.0 Mustang Magazine’s King of the Street competition for 2012. We were the oldest car there, the only 2V engine, the only 4.6 engine, and we still managed to tie for 3rd place with 71 pts. Brightmare did well, with a 9.86 at 146 in the drag strip portion and put down 834 rwhp on Holley’s dynojet. Read the full article here!

BrightMare nearing parachute status

Another impressive track outing with our 2v Vortech Mustang. On June 9th at zMax Dragway we brought the car out for some passes on slicks. With the stock 3650 manual transmission (yes, stock), it went a 9.86 at 147 mph. That was with the V2-SQ Vortech at 17 psi, and a 150 shot of nitrous.

Keith’s monster 2-valve

Keith’s ’99 GT features our Shrader-built 304ci mod motor with a Boss big bore block & Trickflow 2V heads. At 26 psi, this car recently put down 775 rwhp on 112 unleaded fuel using a Vortech YSi. Read more in the feature story in 5.0 Magazine’s April 2013 issue!

Rear Seat Delete kits

In case you didn’t know, Shrader Performance also builds high quality Rear Seat Delete kits for 87-up Ford Mustangs, Chevy Camaros, Pontiac GTO, Mini Cooper, and lots more! Check out our sister site at for photos and pricing. Photo to the left is our newly redesigned Convertible RSD for 94-04 Mustangs. We use ABS Plastic as the foundation, not wood like some others.

BrightMare goes 6.45 at 114 mph

Farmington Dragway was the site of a new personal record for our supercharged E-85 machine this November. The weather was perfect for some passes, and BrightMare didn’t disappoint. Launching on slicks, on a 150 shot of nitrous, the stock 3650 trans held up to the punishment, and delivered a 6.45 ET at 114 mph in the 1/8. And still sports a valid registration and cold A/C.

BrightMare makes a pass on Speed TV’s Pass Time

If you haven’t seen it yet, Speed TV invited us to bring our yellow Mustang to a special episode of Pass TIme in ’09 featuring racing celebrities as contestants. Casey Mears and his crew chief were our contestants, along with Ken Herring of course, guessing how fast we’d run. The car surprised everyone. This is an old engine combo that is now changed, but was still potent back then. Check out the video here:

Local Area Services

We are a Ford performance shop in Gastonia near Charlotte, NC primarily focused on Dyno Tuning and engines for Mustangs, and regularly service our customers from Lake Norman, Belmont, Mount Holly, Stanley, Shelby, Albemarle, Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Pineville, Lake Wylie, Kannapolis, Concord, Harrisburg, Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Statesville, Columbia, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and more.We welcome all Mustang clubs of surrounding areas! Don’t forget our Speedometer Calibration for almost any vehicle.