Ford trucks are commonplace at NMRA and NMCA events, not only in the pits as tow vehicles, but on track in True Street and in the Truck and Suv class. Owners are quick to modify their Ford trucks, using blowers, turbos and other modifications for power and traction.
No matter the engine combination, one of the more fun components to select is the intake manifold. The intake manifold is a key piece of the horsepower puzzle as plenum size and runner length help define the power curve of the engine.
For many years, Stifflers has been a popular brand with Ford performance enthusiasts and racers. The line of great products just keeps growing, from suspension to the excellent driveshaft safety loops that Stifflers developed.
Fox Mustangs remain as popular as ever with both street and racing enthusiasts, and the aftermarket is still churning out part after part to support the platform. If you think about it, though, ‘90s-era Mustangs are over 30 years old, and not all of those aftermarket parts age so gracefully.
Valvetrain is one of the most important parts of any engine combination. Selecting the correct cam, lifters, springs, retainers, rockers and valves is critical for both performance and durability. One way to ensure max power and performance is with Erson Cams new cutting-edge line of Titanium Racing Valves.
From fuel pumps, fuel filters, tanks, pressure regulators and a wide variety of other high-performance parts, Aeromotive offers something for just about everyone in the NMCA and NMRA drag racing series.
Many NMRA and NMCA drag racers rely on a high-performance automatic transmission. The harsh environment of the drag strip requires high-quality fluid and that’s why racers choose Red Line Oil Racing lubricants.
Performance enthusiasts are always looking for that next upgrade, be it horsepower, driveline, suspension or style. Today’s aftermarket line of power adders makes going fast a snap, so the real question becomes how are you going to get your newly found output to the ground?
In order for any racer to achieve success in either the NMCA or NMRA series, it’s imperative to choose the right performance products. Smart racers know this, which helps explain why so many use Driven Racing Oil.
As Ford’s latest pushrod powerplant grows in popularity, the aftermarket continues to innovate performance upgrades. Edelbrock is no stranger to enhancing the breathing of an engine, and its XTS intake manifold for the Ford 7.3-liter Godzilla engines follows that tradition.
Two words that perhaps best define Aeromotive Fuel Systems are passion and performance. And those aren’t just clever buzzwords; they accurately describe a company that has long fulfilled the needs of racers in both the NMRA and NMCA Drag Racing competition, not to mention NHRA, Off-Road, NASA plus other forms of motorsports and street performance enthusiasts.
Drag racers are always looking for ways to go quicker and one time-honored method is to reduce weight, especially rotating mass. Most stock brakes are heavy, so this is a great palce to start. Of course you need to size the brakes to the speed and weight of the vehicle, and Wilwood has a great, new kit to get the job done.
In addition to manufacturing high-qualify belts, Dayco now introduces a line of timing chain kits. Backed by an industry-best warranty and comprehensive training videos, Dayco’s line of premium timing chain kits include more than 100 part numbers to cover all high-volume engine applications.
Successful drag racers are a knowledgeable bunch. They know how to make power, keep the engine alive and find their way to the winner’s circle. Doing such takes experience and understanding of the sport and the mechanical aspects. And one piece of the puzzle that can never be overlooked is lubrication.
More and more, we’re seeing racers and enthusiasts swapping the Ford 7.3L Godzilla V8 into all types of vehicles. The large displacement and pushrod design gives you amazing power and easy of additional bolt-on performance.
The cockpit of your race car is a special place and many racer take great care to arrange it in a fashion that fits their style and is efficient for racing. One item that’s critical is the electrical switch panel, is you’ll use it to power up the vehicle, start the engine and control electrically driven devices like the water pump, fuel pump, fan, intercooler pump, lights, etc.
Wind tunnels have long been used to design and test aerodynamic and energy efficient vehicles. Now, Ford has combined the latest wind tunnel technology with the equivalent of a vehicle-sized treadmill to help create its next-generation of production vehicles, including the all-new Mustang Dark Horse.
Known around the globe for producing some of the baddest manual transmissions in drag racing, TREMEC is a leading manufacturer of torque transfer solutions that surprisingly got its start thanks to government regulation.
Design Engineering Inc.’s (DEI) AN-sized Heat Shroud™ Sleeves for 20, 16 and 12 AN sizes are an ideal way to reduce heat strain and abrasions on lines, hoses and wires, damage that could result in failure of all three of these components.
Those who race or attend events on the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and Red Line Oil NMCA Muscle Car Nationals schedule know these automotive extravaganzas bring a lot of action and excitement to the racetrack.
The 7.3L Godzilla engine installed in Ford’s 250 and 350 Super Duty trucks is increasingly becoming a popular swap engine for drag racing and performance builds. MAHLE Motorsport, recognizing the versatility and drag race potential of Mustangs and other vehicles equipped with the Godzilla engine, added the Godzilla PowerPak piston set to its 2023 product lineup.
As we come into the hot summer months, it’s important for drivers, crew and really anyone at the track to stay cool and hydrated. This can be a challenge, so keeping a cold drink “at the ready” is just what the doctor ordered.
The concept of modifying your vehicle is to, at the least personalize it, and at the most improve it. Sometimes doing so with the wrong parts, however, can lead to less-than-favorable results. Here we look into a situation just like that, where the parts weren’t working as expected, but a switch to Baer Brakes products put the pony on the right path.
Ignition is a key part of the internal combustion equation and most enthusiasts recognize the importance a high-performance ignition can play in making reliable and consistent horsepower. To enhance horsepower and torque,
Aeromotive, the leading aftermarket fuel systems and accessories manufacturer, has developed a new Flex Fuel Sensor Adapter to accommodate high-flow demands while still allowing the OEM Flex Fuel sensor to accurately read the ethanol-gasoline ratio in the fuel system at all times.
Today a new name emerged, and it was created by a familiar group of product designers and hardcore horsepower enthusiasts. American Forced Induction is the brainchild of Dan and Ryan Jones along with partner Mark Brumitt.
Internal combustion requires fuel, air and a spark and E3 Spark Plugs has been helping to power winners in a wide range of motorsports, including drag racing at many levels. E3 produces plugs for a wide range of performance applications, from the 5.0L Coyote to NHRA nitromethane-burning Top Fuel engines.