Electric SuperChargers Mythbusted
Will you make power with an eBay Supercharger? In this episode Marty and Moog install a system to see if the claims on the box actually turn into real world power. But they need a new car to work on and only have $100 to spend... For discussion, and a thorough technical article by Jenga, check out this link on the Mighty Car Mods Forum: http://forums.mightycarmods.com/showthread.php?16503-*New-Episode-ELECTRIC- SuperchargerS-Mythbusted&p=280845#post280845 You can grab your own MCM gear including Tshirts, hoodies, stickers, music, DVD's and magazine all at the MCM shop with FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE. Go have a look: http://www.mightycarmods.com/collections/all Also something to note around Mighty Car Mods: we are normal guys and are not trained mechanics. We like to make interesting car mods and show you how we've gone about it, but we can't promise that anything we show you will work for your particular car, or that you won't harm yourself, someone else, your car or your warranty doing it. Please be safe, be responsible and unless you know what you're doing, do not fool around with very serious machinery just because you've seen us make it look so easy. Talk to a qualified mechanic if you are in any doubt.
World's Greatest Drag Race 2!
It's back! The World's Greatest Drag Race returns with nine of the world's best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars for 2012 facing off in an epic quarter-mile sprint for glory... and ultimate bragging rights! This year's field includes all nine contenders from Motor Trend's 2012 Best Driver's Car competition. We have the Lamborghini Aventador, Nissan GT-R Black Edition, Ford Shelby GT500, McLaren MP4-12C, Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche 911 Carrera S, Subaru BRZ, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -- all gathered together on an abandoned airstrip at El Toro Marine Base to find out which car is the fastest. Obviously these nine competitors display a wide range of power and performance, not to mention price tags. So why are we lining them all up again for one gigantic, over-the-top drag race? It's simple... Because We Can! World's Greatest Drag Race 2 concludes our special 2012 Best Driver's Car Week here on the Motor Trend youtube channel (http://www.youtube.com/motortrend) and on MotorTrend.com (http://www.motortrend.com). We hope you've enjoyed all of this week's videos and we look forward to rolling out an all-new batch of amazing cars and amazing videos for you next year for Motor Trend's 2013 Best Driver's Car. Read the full story on Motor Trend's 2012 Best Driver's Car here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/1208_2012_motor_trend_best_d rivers_car/ Subscribe now to the Motor Trend youtube channel to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com
Drag Racing Challenge - The Scion FR-S Tuner Challenge
www.tunerchallenge.ca -- The Scion Canada FR-S Tuner Challenge teams are back for the Drag Racing Challenge! The 3 Scion FR-S Tuner Challenge teams meet up at Mission Raceway drag strip, one of Canada's most recognized drag racing facilities, to battle it out on the 1/4 mile. This competition will showcase the modified Tuner Challenge Scion FR-S, all powered with very different engine modifications. Armed with a Supercharger and a bottle of Nitrous, the Top Tuner team will have to face the harsh competition from team VCMC, who will rely on the use of a turbocharger. For Swag Racing, the engine remains naturally aspirated, supported with a series of custom modifications. For this particular challenge, the absence of Boost will put a serious handicap on the Quebec team who will have to rely on incredible launches and a little luck to make up for the lack of power. Is the power efficiency of a turbo the best way to win a drag racing competition in a Scion FR-S or is the linear power delivery of a Supercharger mixed with a shot of Nitrous a better combination? Or could the reliability of a naturally aspirated Scion FR-S will prove to be the way to go. Check out how the battle goes down and tunerchallenge.ca for more challenge videos, team blogs and standings.