Whipple Mustang GT – Dyno Test and Tune

July 6th, 2021

The modern-day dyno room could be considered the research and development laboratory for horsepower and speed. This is where most basic tuning and refinement begins to take shape as it pertains to high-level aftermarket performance hardware and controllers. Palm Beach Dyno is on the cutting edge in forced air induction technology (superchargers and turbochargers). Today, they are going to prove it. On the dyno is Terry Day’s 2019 Ford Mustang GT. The stock 2019 Mustang GT is equipped with a 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that can make 460hp and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. At Terry Day Racing, this just Read More

Baddest 2020 Mustang GT500 on the Planet?

June 16th, 2021

Could this be the baddest 2020 Ford Mustang GT500 on the planet? Palm Beach Dyno is the perfect place to find out. Come along as the PBD crew hooks this renegade pony up and blasts off with multiple dyno pulls. The 2020 Mustang GT500 rolls off the assembly line with a 760hp supercharged all-aluminum (block and heads) 5.2-liter V8 engine. Racemod deleted the factory supercharger for a Hellion Coyote kit (with 64-millimeter turbochargers). The Hellion kit has been adapted to fit the GT500 motor. Modifications were performed by Racemod in Ohio. Mods were made possible with the help of a Read More

Hood Muscle – 800HP Twin Turbo 1970 Chevelle SS

June 9th, 2021

This 1970 Chevelle SS is a build that takes me back to running errands with my Grandpa. Difference is that Gramps old Chevy wasn’t putting down 800hp to a set of 22-inch tires. This thing is a beast of a premium build that the crew at Hood Muscle nailed right on the money. Check it out. Under the hood is a built 5.3-liter LS engine with a pair of Nelson Racing 72-millimeter turbochargers. The camshaft is a BTR Stage 2, and this beast is sucking air through a 92-millimeter throttle body. The built TH350 automatic transmission is aided with a Read More

Dodge Challenger SRT Ghoul – 1000HP Hellephant Dyno Certification

June 2nd, 2021

Lacking the prettiest name in automotive marketing, the Dodge Challenger SRT Ghoul makes it bones on the dragstrip. This American masterpiece is everything that a muscle car should be – low, wide and menacing. Let’s have a closer look at what makes this monster tick. At the heart of this beast is an all-aluminum (block and heads) 426 cubic-inch HEMI engine. The block is cast aluminum with 4-bolt powder metal main caps. The crankshaft and connecting rods are forged, as are the (aluminum) pistons. The aluminum cylinder heads are of hemispherical design with 54mm intake valves and 42mm exhaust valves. Read More

800HP Toyota Supra vs Porsche GT2RS and GT3RS

April 16th, 2021

This video takes us from the shop – where we learn how to build a beast of a Toyota Supra – to the dyno to Apex Motor Club for some track time against a couple of rowdy Porsche owners. Hang on to your coat tails ladies, this one is gonna get wild! The Toyota Supra (made by BMW) is an adequate piece of performance machinery from the factory. Trouble is that adequate just don’t blow the whistle for the typical gearhead. Enter Pure Turbo. They make an OEM style true bolt-on turbocharger upgrade that is worth its weight in gold. Read More

10-Second All Motor Mustang GT – Street Hits

April 6th, 2021

We’re headed back to the Sunshine State tonight where we’ll meet up with Austin Rodriquez and his 2018 Ford Mustang GT at Palm Beach Dyno. Austin has posted a best elapsed time of 10.1-seconds @ 136 mph in the quarter-mile, but tonight he will be taking it to the street for some roll racing hits against a nitrous Chevrolet C5 Corvette and a Nissan GT-R with full bolt-ons running E85 fuel. This stunning Mustang GT has undergone some significant mods, but Austin is yet to include ant type of power-adder. That’s right – no nitrous, no blower and no turbocharger. Read More

LMR 800WHP C7 Z06 Build Embarrasses Stock Ferrari 488

April 2nd, 2021

Prepare to get your hands dirty as the professionals at Late Model Racecraft (LMR) take us through the steps on a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 build. After the hard part is done, the dyno tells the true story. No secrets once the car is strapped to this thing. Once the preliminary tuning is finished on the dyno – and we know what the car is capable of with the new mods – the tuner will wander out onto the street for some final tuning. The story ain’t over there. What should come alongside but a brand-spanking new Ferrari 488. This Read More

Big Turbo Little Motor Mustang

April 1st, 2021

So, this video is a little different than the normal huge cubic inch, massive power adder, gas guzzling monster machine chronicle. This clip features a Mustang EcoBoost with a big turbo upgrade. It’s a daily driver, weekend warrior and general street sleeper. The car belongs to Ariel and he’s going to tell us all about it. First, we need to set the foundation. The EcoBoost is a 2.3-liter four-cylinder turbo engine that makes 310hp and 350 lb.-ft. of torque from the factory. In a Mustang, it’s a fun little motor with adequate power for everyday driving. That is especially true Read More

700HP 1965 Dodge Coronet – Old School Drag Car

March 31st, 2021

When you happen to hear the term “old school” thrown around – as it pertains to drag racing – this is what they are talking about. The vehicle featured in this video represents everything that was good and proper about old school hot rodding and drag/street racing. Take a look. First things first: the car is a 1965 Dodge Coronet 440. Yes, it is a HEMI, and it has plenty of cubic inches and makes an abundance of power. The naturally aspirated (N/A) engine is actually a Mopar Performance 472 cubic-inch HEMI. It has had “a little work” done to Read More

TX2K21 – 200 MPH Roll Racing

March 20th, 2021

It’s time once again for TX2K21; the premier amateur racing event in the nation. All the heavy hitters are in attendance. That means the best-of-the-best from AMS Performance, Calvo Motorsports, Ciceo Performance, English Racing, T1 Race Development and Underground Racing – just to name a few. Of course, AMS and T1 are expected to put up their dukes in the Nissan GT-R segment. These two speed shops have been see-sawing back and forth for the World Record for as long as anyone can remember. Ciceo and English also put out some fast Nissan entries. Calvo Motorsports dabbles in everything but Read More

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