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.
by Andrew Wolf on February 26, 2013
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.
by Don Creason on January 10, 2013
Controlling pressure inside your engine’s crankcase can yield a significant increase in horsepower. This goes hand in hand with properly controlling your oil system. How much power and how you set things up are also tied together and will depend on your engine’s particular setup.
by Andrew Wolf on January 7, 2013
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.
by Rick Seitz on January 7, 2013
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!
by Sean Haggai on December 6, 2012
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!
by Jason Reiss on October 23, 2012
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.
by Andrew Wolf on September 20, 2012
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.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 2, 2012
Edelbrock’s E-Force supercharger kit for the C6 made it easy for late-model Corvette owners to add a little boost to their naturally-aspirated Y-bodies. Now, the tuning experts at Lingenfelter have taken that hardware and adapted it for the C5, turning these inexpensive Corvettes into blown street terrors.
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.
by Jason Reiss on March 19, 2012
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.
by Mark Gearhart on February 17, 2012
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!
by Sam Martin on January 3, 2012
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.
by Andrew Wolf on November 23, 2011
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.
by Mark Gearhart on October 21, 2011
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.
by Andrew Wolf on August 15, 2011
With the boosted section of our multi-part guide to performance upgrades for 2011 Mustang GT 5.0L complete, we shift to the world of nitrous oxide systems, where we’ve spoken with some of the leaders in the industry, including ZEX, Nitrous Oxide Systems, and Nitrous Express to learn more about their offerings
by Mark Gearhart on August 9, 2011
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.
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by Tim Roi on March 14, 2011
We take a look at Edelbrock’s E-Force supercharger kit designed for a 2006 Mustang. Every aspect, down to the coolant lines, are for fitted for a direct, bolt-on package. After the kit is installed, we will get it onto the chassis dyno to see what kind of power we picked up.