Tag Archives: Tech

Tech: VMP Performance Focus RS SEMA Build

SEMA Bound

VMP Builds an RS Street-Fighter.

By SID297

One new Ford that I have been itching to spend more time in is the potent Focus RS.  With over 300HP on tap and AWD keeping that power planted the car definitely has the makings for a very fun ride.  But everyone here on SVTP knows that modded is preferable to stock, and SVTP Vendor VMP Performance certainly knows how to mod.  So when I first heard that they were building an RS for the 2017 SEMA show I knew I wanted to dig in and learn more about this project.

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Whipple 2.9L Gen-3 Rotor Upgrade

Cool Power

Lethal delivers the Performance

By SID297

Our friends over at Lethal Performance shared the following information about their New Exclusive Gen-3 Rotor Upgrade for the Whipple 2.9L Twin Screw Supercharger. This upgrade kit sounds like exactly what the twin-screw market has been looking for, and it’s going to be very interesting to see how far early adopters will be able to push the performance envelope. Best of all, if you were thinking about pulling the trigger on a new Whipple kit you can get the Gen-3 upgrade for a mere $200 extra. That’s a no-brainer in my book. Check out the full details below, and give Lethal Performance a call ordering details.

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Terminator FAQs & SVTP Info

Data Dump

Cobra Bob helps users get a head start.

By SID297

Many feel that the 2003-2004 SVT Mustang Cobra Terminator was the last true muscle car.  It certainly ticks all the right boxes and every Mustang model since has successively lost more and more of the visceral performance feeling that was the defining driving dynamic of the Terminator.  That unmatched driving experience attracts new buyers for these cars everyday, many of which who lack even basic knowledge about their new Pony cars.  That’s where SVTP Member Cobra Bob steps into the picture.

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Tech: Catastrophic Engine Failure Suck

Maximum Carnage

Ever wished you had just stayed home?

By SID297

Oh man, it’s never a good feeling; but if you push the limits enough you’re basically guaranteed to find them.  Not much can ruin your day quicker than hearing a gut-wrenching boom emanate from under your hood.  Engine carnage pics are the topic du jour on SVTP, and some of the posts are truly horrifying.

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Tech: Hurst Shifter Handle for Auto Mustangs

Classic Touch

Adding old-school style to your 6R80 shifter.

By SID297

The shift lever on an automatic Stang is an often forgotten piece of interior equipment.  I can count on one hand how many non-racecars a year I see with an aftermarket shift on an auto trans.  Hurst looked at that dearth in the market and saw an opportunity.  They have developed a dress-up replacement for the stock auto shift lever for the 2015-2017 6R60 equipped Mustangs in the form of their classically styled pistol grip handler.

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