Wes Vance doesn't want to reopen old wounds, but he would like to clear his company's name. The president of the exhaust division of Arvin Industries Inc. says his company was unfairly blamed for horsepower deficiencies identified by owners of Ford Motor Co.'s '99 Mustang SVT Cobra. Owners complained the Cobra didn't generate the advertised 320 hp, and Ford attributed much of the problem to excessive backpressure in the Arvin-supplied exhaust system. The Cobra apparently was coming up ...

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