Tag Archives: 2011

Video: 7-second Supercharged Coyote

There’s the Beef

Terry “Beefcake” Reeves puts his blown Coyote into the 7-second zone

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Team Beefcake Racing

Last weekend at the NMRA All-Star Nationals in Commerce, Georgia, Terry “Beefcake” Reeves debuted his supercharged 2011 Mustang GT in Renegade competition. After a long transformation from a Coyote Modified racer into an even quicker Renegade machine, his ride really impressed by running deep into the 7-second zone, staking claim to the quickest e.t. run to date by a supercharged Coyote Mustang. Continue reading

Tech: BMR S197 Watt’s Link Install

Watt’s Up

Locking in your 2005-2014 Mustang’s live axle with a Watt’s Link from BMR

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of BMR Suspension

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the latest IRS-equipped Mustangs, but if you are still rocking a 2005-2014 Mustang and you like turning corners, you might want more lateral control from that live rear axle. Upgrading the factory Panhard bar is one way to go, but if you want the ultimate in lateral axle control, a Watt’s Link is the move. And, there’s a new option available from BMR Suspension.
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Tech: EcoBoost F-150 Boost Cooler

EcoBoost Cooler

Snow Performance improves EcoBoost 3.5-liter F-150 performance

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company and Snow Performance

We all know boost is good. If you’ve ever driven a boosted vehicle, you know the feeling of joy that accompanies the swing of the needle on a boost gauge. This is especially true of Ford’s EcoBoost engines, which combine the benefits of direct injection and turbocharging to make smaller engines perform like bigger engines.
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Feature: SVE Pace Car

Pace Star

Latemodel Restoration revamps its 2011 Mustang as a company Pace Car

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Latemodel Restoration

Project cars are born for many reasons. Some are started to develop products. Others are born to promote products. While others still are simply part of a personal journey. For those in the promotional and development categories, the road can be hard. More often than not, if the car is running, the pedal is probably flat on the floor.
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Tech: Hellion Twin-Turbo Raptor

Double Trouble

Blow-By Racing and Hellion Power Systems multiply the SVT Raptor’s fun by two turbos

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Steve Gelles/Blow-By Racing and Hellion Power Systems

Ford Special Vehicle Team main man Jamal Hameedi called on his background with the company’s Rough Rider off-road racing trucks to create one of the biggest performance vehicle success stories in recent Blue Oval memory. The SVT Raptor is equally at home cruising across desert terrain at triple-digit speeds as it is cruising the streets. Those attributes have contributed to its success.

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