Tag Archives: Whipple Superchargers

Build: Not Just Another Build Thread

Miles Ahead

Whipple powered GT500 built to fly.

By SID297

It’s been said that speed is the only truly modern sensation.  Perhaps that’s one of the reasons we gearheads are so drawn to massive power numbers and triple-digit top-end runs?  One thing is for certain, there has never been a better time to live for those who want to be on the cutting edge of top speed street car performance.  With each of the big three producing massively powered blown cars in the last couple years, those want to hit a buck-fifty plus need only have a bit of a fearless streak a straight/open strip of asphalt.  But what happens when bolt on levels of high-speed performance just aren’t cutting it anymore?  It’s time to build.

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Video: 4.7 Kenne Bell Vs VMP 2.3 Vs 4.0 Whipple

Under Pressure

One supercharger to rule them all.

By SID297

It’s a war that’s been raging for years, the battle of the Mustang blowers.  Kenne Bell and Whipple are the traditional combatants on the positive displacement side, but VMP has certainly been making waves with their 2.3L TVS units.  It just so happens that SVTP Member 302project posted a video of a 4.0 Whipple powered Boss 302 Vs 4.7 Kenne Bell’s GT500 Vs a 2.3 VMP TVS equipped GT500.

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Feature: 2017 Steeda Q750 Midnight Edition

Dark Matters

Steeda unleashes murdered-out Mustangs with over 800 horsepower

By Steve Turner

The beauty of the Mustang platform is its adaptability. Owners can paint its canvas to create the masterpiece of their dreams. Some like to do the work themselves and create something that screams out for attention. Others enjoy picking up a fully realized package that is a bit more under the radar. The latter is just what Steeda Vehicles is offering as part of its 2017 lineup—a special limited run of black on black Mustangs.
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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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News: Steeda 661-Horsepower 2016 Mustang

Special Delivery

Steeda boosts and tunes a 2016 California Special automatic

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Matt Bouyea and James Gordon

We love getting out to performance shops for projects as you never know what you might run into. While documenting an installation at Steeda Autosports, ace technician Matt Bouyea told us about a customer build on a 2016 Mustang California Special that really impressed. Matt installed a Whipple 2.9-liter supercharger and James Gordon of Tuning by James tuned it up.
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