Many people view a Mustang as a me-too car since they’re so popular. However, one of the reasons they are so popular is the limitless number of modifications available to them. Plus, styling and performance options can be taken from one model and applied to any other Mustang of the same vintage. One such example of this crossover is the ’03-’04 Mach 1 and its front-end treatment.
The 2003 Mach 1 not only had a robust Four-Valve engine, but also a GT-style front bumper cover with a front spoiler and a floating horse in the grille opening. GTs have a grille with a running horse encased in it. The Mach 1 did away with the grille. Think of it like the 1993 Cobra grille versus other Fox grilles. Treating a New Edge GT or Bullitt to a Mach 1 front-end is much the same.
The Mach 1 grille-delete package comes in two pieces—the running horse, which is an actual
When I purchased my 2001 Bullitt, I quickly realized I am not a fan of the GT grille, and I wanted to make some other changes to the front of my car, as well. I made a call to AmericanMuscle.com for a Mach 1 appearance package, plus some tinted headlights and foglights. Since I have a black Bullitt, the tinted headlights and foglights lend a menacing look to the car, and with only 248 hp at the feet, my Bullitt needs all the attitude it can get.
Follow the photos and learn how to upgrade the front of your New Edge GT or Bullitt.