Tag Archives: 2015 Ford F-150

Tech: 2015+ Coyote F-150 Blower Test

Powerful Pickup

Installing a Whipple supercharger on a 5.0 F-150 delivers over 500 rwhp

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of ID Motorsports

There has always been a strong interest in hot rodding Ford’s ever-popular F-150 pickup. Even the Blue Oval’s performance divisions can’t resist rolling out hopped up versions like the Lightning and Raptor. These days, however, the V-8 version of the trucks has a lot in common with the Mustang and that means they both like superchargers.
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Tech: Coyote F-150 Intake Test

Picking Up Power

ID Motorsports tests Mustang intake manifolds on a 5.0-liter F-150 pickup

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company and ID Motorsports

Of late we’ve been covering a lot of tests involving intake manifolds that fit the Coyote family of engines in Mustangs. From testing a Voodoo 5.2 intake on a Mustang GT 5.0-liter to testing a Ford Performance Cobra Jet intake on a Voodoo 5.2, we have seen some interesting stuff. However, did you ever wonder how these intakes might improve the Coyote-powered pickup in your driveway? Continue reading

News: Ford F-150 at SEMA

Truck Yeah!

Ford to invade The SEMA Show with several modded F-150 pickups

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

We are just weeks away from the automotive aftermarket industry’s most important week. Yes, during the first week of November all the companies responsible for building and tweaking the vehicles you love descend on Las Vegas, Nevada, for the can’t-miss event of the year—The SEMA Show. To build excitement leading up to the show, Ford has shared illustrations of many of the vehicles it will have on display at the show.
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News: 2015 F-150 Sport Mode

Sport Truck

The Ford F-150 learns some performance tricks from its Mustang cousin

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

You have to hand it to Ford for letting its engineers be creative. By providing an environment that rewards coloring outside the lines, we get cool stuff like the heads-up-display shift light in the Shelby GT350. Another product of that creativity is porting the company’s Sport driving mode from the Mustang to the F-150 pick-up.
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News: DiabloSport EcoBoost F-150 Tuning

Pulling Power

DiabloSport promises big gains for 2.7- and 3.5-liter trucks

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of DiabloSport

Owners of Ford F-150 pickups with EcoBoost engines know how impressive these gas direct-injection turbo engines are. We had the chance to drive the 2.7-liter version at the EcoBoost Challenge and we couldn’t get over how it out-torqued its V-8-powered Brand X competitor. However anyone reading this knows that what’s good stock is better modified.
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