Tag Archives: The Driveshaft Shop

Tech: EcoBoost Mustang Drag Prep

Ready for Launch

Lethal Performance preps its turbocharged Mustang for the drag strip

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Lethal Performance

For those following the progression of Lethal Performance’s 2015 EcoBoost Mustang project here on the Front Page, you know the project recently took a turn toward more serious performance with a turbocharger upgrade. We’ve seen the car move from basic bolt-ons to an improved intercooler to the aforementioned turbo. Now that it’s packing horsepower credentials over 425 ponies, Team Lethal decided to bolster its drivetrain and suspension for an assault on the 1,320.
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Video: MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang Build

Behind the Build

A look at the creation of MMD’s Chip Foose-designed sweepstakes ’Stang

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Modern Muscle Design

Back in May, Chip Foose and Modern Muscle Design took the wraps off their collaboration at his design studio in Huntington Beach, California. Dubbed the MMD by Foose Mustang, this 2015 Mustang not only served as the life-size design model for a new series of MMD by Foose body parts, but it became a one-of-a-kind Mustang that will be given to a lucky person at the annual AmericanMuscle.com car show on August 15, 2015.
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Tech: 2015 Mustang Driveshaft Upgrade

Getting the ’Shaft

Lethal Performance gets its Mustang GT track ready with a D.S.S. driveshaft and a BMR safety loop

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of The DriveShaft Shop

We recently showed you how Lethal Performance upgraded its 2015 Mustang GT project car with a set of rugged halfshafts from The DriveShaft Shop. That was just the first phase in bolstering the car’s drivetrain in preparation for an assault on the quarter-mile. This time around we are documenting upgrades that will improve performance and safety.
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Tech: 2015 Mustang Halfshaft Upgrade

Race Ready

Lethal Performance bolsters its 2015 Mustang IRS for the drag strip

By Steve Turner

If you have been following along with our coverage of Lethal Performance’s 2015 Mustang GT build, you know that the company has taken an aggressive path with its mods. Eventually that path leads to the drag strip, so it was time to take a break from adding power and fortify the drivetrain to withstand drag launches.
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Tech: 2015 Mustang Halfshaft Install

10-Second Effort

Boost Works adds heavy-duty halfshafts and clicks off a low-10-second pass in its blown S550

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Boost Works

With any luck you caught our story on Boost Works’ installation of a Kenne Bell Mammoth supercharger on a 2015 Mustang GT. It was the first application of the big Kenne Bell Twin Screw on the latest Coyote Mustang, and it made great power. However, the Boost Works team realized that applying that power at the racetrack might result in breakage.
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