Project BlownZ gets a power upgrade in the form of a brand-spankin’-new ProCharger F-1X supercharger. We spoke with ProCharger’s Sergio Schifman, who was happy to detail some of the performance advantages of this new piece. Testing and race results inside!
ProCharger is about to unleash their new i-1 supercharger that promises to completely change the way we think about centrifugal boost.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a company with more options for adding nitrous to an LS engine than Nitrous Express, or simply NX as it’s known to their fans. Founded in 1996, and still owned and operated by Mike Wood, the company takes great pride in the quality, engineering, safety, and power of their systems.
We’ve connected with Turbosmart USA to help us guide you, our readers, to a better understanding of how blowoff valves and wastegates work and how they’re properly sized for a given application, engine combination, and horsepower output.
Chris Alston’s Chassisworks has helped lead the charge in hardcore supercharging accessories with the development of the Component Drive System, a supercharger belt and gear drive setup that also features a host of innovative accessory drives. Join us as we review the CDS system on our Project BlownZ Camaro.
We finally have our Chiseled Performance intercooler and water tank installed into our BlownZ Camaro project car, and we are happy with the results to say the least. Check out this latest installment of our ongoing build to learn more!
Curious to know whether or not your current LS-based engine needs a vacuum pump? We put one to the test; installing a GZ Motorsports Sportsman vacuum pump on a big-inch 454ci. LSx. What did the dyno numbers reveal? Read on to find out, right here!
An overview of the refinements made to ProCharger’s F-Series Superchargers, from the vaunted new F-1X to the monster F-3R, with racing history and excerpts from ProCharger-powered racers.
In this tech piece, we’ll take a look at the feature-filled Schoneck Composites supercharger reverse drive system that we’ll be using on our Project BlownZ, along with a look into the ProCharger F-1R blower and other F-1 series superchargers.
The innovative team at Accessible Technologies Inc., the name behind the ProCharger supercharger brand, opened their doors to the powerTV team, allowing us a virtually all-access look inside the design, manufacturing, and assembly process that goes into their self-contained supercharger systems.
We installed the e-Boost Street into our Mustang with a minimum of muss and fuss by following the excellent directions provided by Turbosmart USA. Additionally, we previewed their more powerful E-Boost 2 boost controller.
Maximizing the NOVI 2200 supercharger output will help achieve that goal as the JPC Racing ’11 Mustang shop car has already run 9.34 at 150 mph and cranks out 843 rwhp at 15 psi of boost and 6,600 rpm—any higher resulted in belt slippage. Now with the 8-rib upgrade, the team from JPC went back to the dyno…
Nitrous oxide has come a long way as a reliable power adder over the last few decades. We took a kit from ZEX nitrous over to local shop Cunningham Motorsports (CMS) to have it installed on a 2011 Mustang. Come in and check out the overview of the installation and the power we picked up!
Chris Alston’s Chassisworks has unveiled a whole new line of products designed for direct bolt-on gear and belt driven superchargers for racing or serious performance-built street motors. The new line, called Component Drive Systems (CDS) is designed for either single and dual ProChargers, Vortechs or Paxtons.
ProCharger has provided powerTV with an exclusive look at this brand new, compact RaceDrive unit that will allow racers to install a ProCharger F3-spec supercharger on their engines with an all-new ProCharger engineered package. Also announced are a pair of new F3 superchargers for the hardcore racers.
Edelbrock has recently released their new E-Force supercharging system for the 2011 Mustang. This is different from your typical screw/roots style supercharger and really packs the latest technology. We got our hands on a kit, plus checked in with Brenspeed who has been doing their own supercharger testing.
ZEX’s perimeter plate system has a lot of advantages over an old-school spraybar plate or a “wet” nozzle system. The obvious plus is that with the perimeter plate, there’s no obstruction to the airflow into the intake manifold when the system isn’t activated, but there’s another trick up its sleeve as well…
If you are a Mustang enthusiasts, surely by now you know the capabilities of the 2011 Mustang. Few shops have been able to squeeze out 500 RWHP naturally aspirated, most go straight for the power adders, and that is exactly our goal with our 2011 Mustang project with a Vortech Supercharger making 600 RWHP.
We wanted to show how easy it is to install the nitrous on your car and help put to rest some of the myths and horror stories that have been spread throughout the years. Thankfully, today’s nitrous systems are very advanced and have many years of technology behind them, making them very user-friendly.
The new 5.0L Mustang powerplant has shown its worth as a boost-capable engine right out of the gate, and supercharger and turbocharger manufacturers have jumped on board to satisfy the demand from the blue oval enthusiasts. Here, we’ve compiled a guide of all the major manufactures of boost components for the 5.0L