Tag Archives: Power by the Hour

Tech: 2016 Focus RS Spring Install

Like it’s Hot

Lethal Performance drops its hot hatch with Eibach’s Pro-Kit springs

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Lethal Performance

Ford Performance engineers sharpen all aspects a vehicle to make it perform better than its base counterparts. For enthusiasts, this higher level of performance is just a better jumping off point. That is definitely the case with Lethal Performance, which is known to jump headfirst into modding a new project, whether it is a Focus ST or a Shelby GT350.
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Tech: Shelby GT350 Clutch Install

Clutch Decision

Lethal Performance upgrades its blown GT350 with a McLeod Racing clutch

By Steve Turner

Combine the high-winding Voodoo 5.2-liter engine with a whiff on nitrous and it’s no surprise that you might find a fusible link in the driveline. In the case of Lethal Performance’s Shelby GT350 project, that link was the factory clutch.

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Tech: Shelby GT350 Exhaust Upgrade

Long Revision

Lethal Performance upgrades its GT350 project with Kooks exhaust

By Steve Turner

Pushing the performance of its project cars is Lethal Performance’s calling card. Soon after leaving Weikert Ford in a cloud of smoke, Team Lethal embarked on an aggressive modding plan for its Shelby GT350 project car, including bolt-on upgrades, a 10-second run at the drag strip and, eventually, a Whipple supercharger.
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News: EcoBoost Mustang Auction

Time to Fly

The turbocharged Lethal Performance project we followed is up for grabs

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Lethal Performance

Our adage when it comes to project cars is that they are never finished until you sell them. As long as you own one you will have plans to tweak this or add that. However, when you decide it’s time to move on the only way to close the door is to pass the torch on to someone else. That’s exactly what Lethal Performance is doing with its 2015 EcoBoost Mustang, which is now on the auction block to make room for some exciting new project cars.
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Tech: 2015+ Mustang Super 8.8 Gear Swap

Gearing Down

Lethal Performance sought lower e.t.’s with a Super 8.8 gear swap

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Performance Parts

Back in the old days, one of the first Fox Mustang mods was a gear swap. Moving to a numerically higher gear ration would help these cars get out of the whole quicker, and simply make the cars feel faster, and it was often that better feeling that encouraged the swap. When it comes to modern Mustangs, they are already pretty fast from the factory, and they often come equipped with the gears we used to swap in.
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