Tag Archives: Calibration

Tech: VMP Gen2 TVS Coyote F-150 Install

Picking Up Power

VMP Performance boosts the performance of its truck with a better blower

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of VMP Performance

When we last climbed aboard VMP Performance’s 2016 F-150 project truck it had put down over 566 horsepower and 521 lb-ft of torque to the wheels with a TVS supercharger and a VMP custom calibration (check out that story  here). The full-weight, otherwise-stock truck charged out of the gate with 12.06-second e.t.’s at over 113 mph and eventually dipped into the 11-second zone. Continue reading

Tech: 2016 Focus RS Downpipe Test

Get Down

ID Motorsports picks up power with a high-flow downpipe and a hot tune

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of ID Motorsports

When we last left ID Motorsports’ 2016 Focus RS project, the hot hatch had picked up over 30 horsepower and 46 lb-ft of torque courtesy of a custom tune and a Mountune cold-air intake. Since then, the company has opened up the exhaust and dialed in a more aggressive calibration with SCT Performance hardware and software.
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New Product: 2.7-liter EcoBoost Tuner

Pickup Tune

Livernois expands its MyCalibrator line to tune Ford’s 2.7 truck

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Livernois Motorsports

Looking for more oomph from your 2.7-liter EcoBoost, well the tuning gurus at Livernois Motorsports have something for you. The company recently expanded its line of MyCalibrator handheld tuners to include the potent little engine option in Ford’s modern trucks.
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News: 2015+ Mustang Power Packs

Packed With Power

Ford Performance Parts releases the first of three Mustang GT Power Packs

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Owners of 2015-2017 Mustang GTs who have been waiting for a naturally aspirated power package from the factory can start to rejoice. Ford Performance Parts has just released the first of three Power Packs for the latest 5.0-liter Mustangs and the other two  are on the way in short order.
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News: 2011-2014 Auto 5.0 8,000-rpm Tuning

Beyond Boss

Rev your early Coyote automatic past 8,000 rpm thanks to HP Tuners

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of HP Tuners

If you own a first-gen Coyote automatic, you might have been jealous of the high-revving antics of those manual-transmission cars. Well, you can now end that envy thanks to the industrious crew at HP Tuners. They have cracked the code to allow 2011-2014 Mustang GT automatics to rev all the way past 8,000 rpm.
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