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SSOTN - Featured Member
SSOTN Featured Member May 2004 - Dan Hyland

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Full Name H.Daniel Hyland
Screen Name DanCobra96
Type and year of car Mustang Cobra 1996
Born where Middletown, CT
Reside Where Middletown, CT
Family/Pets 3 dogs (Jake, Charlie, Bretta), 1 cat (Max)
Occupation Self-Employed Machinist
Question and Answer
Modifications (car) DSS Super-Mod short block, SHM Stage II Heads, ARP fasteners throughout, Vortech SQ supercharger- 16 psi, Vortech Power-Cooler, Vortech Race Bypass, 36# Injectors, 255 lph in-tank pump, Diablo Chip by Cody Mac Motorsport, Pro-M 77 mass air meter, AFM Power-Pipe, UPR high speed fan relay, MSD DIS-4 ignition, MSD 8.5 plug wires, JBA shorty headers, Canton oil pan w/windage tray, UPR X-Pipe, Dyno-Max cat back exhaust, Battery relocation kit w/shut off, Hurst Line-Lok (dual setup), S.P.E.C. stage II clutch, Pro 5.0 shifter w/B&M knob & GS Racing handle, FRPP Aluminum drive shaft, Lakewood drive shaft loop, FRPP 4.10:1 gears, Richmond Locker Differential, Moser 31 spline axles w/3 studs, SSM lift bars (stock location), Steeda adjustable upper control arms, Eibach drag launch springs w/airbag, Steeda welded in subframe connectors, Custom anti-sway (drag) bar, WildRides battleboxes, M.M. 6 point bar w/swingout door bars(painted by Pauway), Simpson Camlock 5-point harness, Valve & Plenum covers by Pauway, UPR chrome-moly K-member w/coil-overs, Lakewood 70/30 struts, Cross-drilled rotors, Autometer tach w/shift light, Pillar Boost & F.P. gauge, Chrome Cobra R wheels, UPR misc billet accessories, SS bumper letters
Planned future mods 10 1/2 rear Cobra Rs, Paint
Original Goal for car 12 second street car
Present Goal for Car 10 second street car
Reason for buying car Mid-life Crisis
Other cars you considered buying: Older muscle car, big block 60s car
Car / Driver achievements Started racing at dragstrips 5 years ago, have only been about a dozen times, but seem to have improved every time
Best time 11.18 @ 124.69 best mph 128+
Do you have any regrets along the way? No, I don't usually look back
What was or is your favorite vehicle to this day and why? This car, it's by far the fastest and most fun car I've owned
What do you do for enjoyment besides Mustangs? Golf, PCs, poker, my machine shop
Who is your biggest rival on the track, and why? Glenn Sullivan, he and I have similar cars with different engines, but similar performance
What upcoming events in 2004 do you plan on racing in if any? The Fall Nats, and a couple of ThePike.net dragdays at Lebanon Valley Dragway
One last question, What is your favorite part of SSOTN, and why? The Racing, it brings the members together.
We thank you for your time, and wish you the best in whatever you decide to do in the future.
Congrats to Dan for being the SSOTN Featured Member for May 2004.

Interview conducted by : Adam Dugger - Asst Webmaster adugger@superstallions.com

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