Shrader Performance Inc.


3200 Lowell Rd, Ste A, Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: (704) 879-7268

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

NEW! 6r80 Transmission Swap Guide!

We’ve just released our much anticipated 6r80 Swap Guide, which gives you all the information you need to swap a 6r80 auto transmission into your 99-04 Mustang body while still using a 4.6L Mod Motor. Read more about our swap guide in this link!

BrightMare goes 9.33 at 146 mph

We finally got some good testing on our 6r80 swapped Two-Valve during the first annual Mod Nationals in Memphis. We still have a lot further to go, but we’re beginning to see some results from our 6r80 transmission swap that we’ve been working on for 3 years. We’re finally in the 5’s at the 1/8 mile and working on 8’s for the 1/4 very soon. And the car still has great street manners and cold A/C.

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 9.78 pass in the 1/4 mile race.

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 notarized report of our testing results. This is useful if you have a speeding ticket and need to verify if Defective Equipment was a factor.

New Online Shrader Store!

NEW! We’ve combined our Rear Seat Delete.com 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

2015 Mustang S550 rear seat delete

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 S-Trim 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 builds high quality Rear Seat Delete kits for 87-up Ford Mustangs,¬†Chevy Camaros, Pontiac GTO, Mini Cooper, Fiat 500, Scion FRS, and lots more! Photo to the left is our RSD for 94-04 Mustang Convertibles. We use ABS Plastic as the foundation, not wood like some others.

BrightMare makes a pass on Speed TV’s Pass Time

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 has now changed, but was still potent back then. YouTube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfGKMUb1GCA

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.