Modified 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 With a Perfect Stance + Specs & Build Review

Modified 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 With a Perfect Stance + Specs & Build Review

Today we would like to showcase another awesome New Edge Mustang build from the @staticstangs crew out of So Cal. Unlike many other projects, it doesn’t have crazy bodywork or mind-blowing performance mods, but it’s clean appearance and perfect stance make it stand out from the crowd.

White 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 hood scoop

If you’re into Mustangs, then you definitely know that the 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is quite a special model in the New Edge lineup. This particular example is true to the Mach 1 DNA and perfectly combines clean styling with solid performance. It has been modified to perfection with a set of awesome-looking deep-dish wheels, coilover suspension, and lots of other goodies to achieve that clean look.

2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 rear bumper and Trminator wind out of carbon fiber

Suspension

This Mach 1 was purchased bone stock in mint condition with just 75k miles on the ODO, but it didn’t take long until the modification process began. The owner started with the basics and decided to improve the handling and eliminate the wheel gap first. He chose to install a set of tried and tested BC Coilovers along with a rear sway bar by BMR to stiffen up the suspension and get that nice low stance.

“The owner started with the basics and decided to improve the handling and eliminate the wheel gap first.”

2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 shaker hood - new edge

Wheels

The owner has a few sets of wheels, but in the pictures, you can see a staggered set of Aodhan DS01 rims. The front wheels are 18 x 9.5 wrapped with a 265/35R18 tire. The rear wheels are 18 x 10.5 wrapped with 305/35R18 Toyo R888rs tires.

2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 on Aodhan DS01 rims 18 x 9.5 front and 18 x10.5 rear

“My favorite part of this build has to be the rear end of this Mach 1 always wanted this setup, especially with the IRS pipes and meaty tires”

Modified 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 New edge view from top

Exterior

Among the exterior mods are 99 Cobra front bumper (rear Terminator bumper is coming soon), amber tail lights with a Carbon Driven Terminator wing and full Magic Drift front lip with side skirts which create a ground hugging look.

Performance

Except for the striking looks, this new Edge build has also got some legit upgrades in the performance department that include an IRS exhaust pipes paired with BBK off road x-pipe and some other goodies.

2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 rear bumper and IRS dual exhaust with BBK headers

Recommendations From the Owner To Someone Looking To Start a Similar Build

“Patience on trying to find the right New Edge to start building it, make sure mechanically all boxes check out, exterior make sure the body is in good condition, from there have fun with it and build it how you please.”

Specs – 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 (New Edge)

Exhaust

  • IRS exhaust pipes
  • BBK off road x- pipe

Suspension

  • BC racing coilovers
  • BMR rear sway bar

Lowered 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 on BC Coilovers and BMR sway bar

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Wheels

  • Aodhan DS01 rims 18 x 9.5 front and 18 x10.5 rear
  • Toyo r888rs performance tires (265/35r18 front and 305/35r18 rear)

Exterior

  • Full Magic Drift front lip fit with side skirts
  • 99 Cobra front bumper
  • Carbon Driven Terminator wing
  • Amber taillights

2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 rear view with Amber sequential taillights

2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 New Edge Burnout

Conclusion
The owner of this SN95 New Edge Mustang has managed to build the perfect example of what a New Edge Mach 1 should be. It combines some legit New Edge exterior upgrades with clean Mach 1 styling, keeping OEM+. The build is clean and tasteful, with just the right amount of custom work to make it stand out without going over the top. If you are looking to build a clean Mach 1 – it’s a perfect example to follow!

Modded white 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 with black stripe

Watch the progress and find out more about this New Edge Mach 1 project by visiting the Instagram profile of the owner: @mach1_jt!

📸 Photography by @venti_photography

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