To learn more about FAST’s brand new XFI 2.0, we’ve sat down with a number of tuning experts to dive into the host of new features housed inside the rugged new XFI 2.0 unit and within the combined C-Com tuning and diagnostic software.
by Andrew Wolf on November 28, 2011
by Mark Gearhart on November 16, 2011
SCT has revolutionized the market with the introduction of their new SCT iTSX tuner. It works with iPhones, iPads, and iPods and has a bunch of new features that include tuning, performance calculators, data logging, and trouble code detection! Plus custom tune loading gets easier.
by Shane McGlaun on October 10, 2011
When it comes to building an engine that makes gobs of horsepower, you need a spark hot enough to correctly burn that additional fuel and air in the combustion chamber. For this tech feature, we are going to be installing a full Crane ignition system into our 666 Mustang Project car.
by Don Roy on September 7, 2011
The latest product from Innovate is their MTX-L all in one gauge, which only needs power, ground and a signal from the supplied wideband sensor. We install their newest, easy to use wide band sensor on our Fox body Mustang Project 666.
by Don Roy on August 29, 2011
Monitoring your engine’s air/fuel ratio (AFR) is one of the most important sensors from a tuning and safety stand point. AEM has launched their new X-WIFI wireless gauge technology that allows you to stream EGT and air/fuel sensor outputs directly from your phone!
by Shane McGlaun on August 9, 2011
MSD unveils a new easy to program, high performance ignition system called the Power Grid. The Power Grid system is design for easy install, programming and use. Learn more about Power Grid right here.
by Chris Demorro on July 6, 2011
The Fox-body Mustang came in a variety of flavors, and these days finding a good, clean V8 Mustang is getting harder and harder. So a lot of people, including this writer, are opting to swap a V8 engine into a clean, four-cylinder car. There’s more to this project than just an engine swap though.
Our friends at SCT Performance recently released a video on flash tuning basics. This isn’t a video that goes into deep theory on the functionality of flash tuning, rather than about the bare fundamentals of how it works. Inside, we will give you a brief overview and then you can watch the video for more.
by Don Roy on May 13, 2011
MSD recently released an all-new 2-step module designed specifically for the 2011 Mustang. It is super easy to install and allows you to select the launch RPM you want for consistent passes at the track. Check out our install article and video inside!
by Tim Kern on April 10, 2011
OPTIMA Batteries are easily-recognizable high-performance batteries, with red, yellow, or blue tops and a “six pack” of 2-volt cells. What’s the difference, and why would somebody want any particular size, capacity, or charge/discharge characteristics of one over another?
by Mark Gearhart on April 7, 2011
Designed for 1996 or newer vehicles equipped with an OBDII diagnostic port, the Edge Insight CTS features a full color 4.3-inch touch screen LCD. It helps simplify gauge monitoring by introducing their Insight CTS. It is an all-in-one interface that allows you to select from a myriad of sensors to display.
by Andrew Wolf on April 5, 2011
In this tech article highlighting the new Digital 6AL ignition box from MSD, we take a look at the some of its impressive new features and power specifications that will benefit our turbocharged Fox body, while comparing it alongside it’s electronic predecessors.
by Mark Gearhart on January 13, 2011
Project “Wild E. Coyote” is our newest Stang TV project car. It is a 2011 Mustang GT that will be getting a whole host of modifications, but first we started with a SCT SF3 hand held tuner. Want to see how we picked up 22 RWHP in 15 minutes? Read the article inside!
by Bobby Kimbrough on January 10, 2011
Custom spark plug wires can highlight an otherwise bland engine bay, making an ordinary engine look extraordinary, even in stock vehicles. you can save some bucks and get the look and efficiency of a custom set of wires by doing it yourself – and we’re going to show you how with MSD’s Universal Plug Wire Kit.
Over the past 50 years, the venerable Holley carburetor hasn’t changed much. It’s simple design and near infinite adjust-ability have long made it a favorite among enthusiasts. While EFI tuners routinely use this new technology with great success, surprisingly few carb owners have warmed up to the idea yet.
by Andrew Wolf on January 10, 2011
A relatively simple yet highly important component of any vehicle that has benefited from modern technology is the shift light. While digital shift lights have been around for some time, the folks at MSD Ignition have delivered with a truly remarkable piece that is universal and compatible with any vehicle.
by Mark Gearhart on August 24, 2010
A Load-O-Matic distributor is old technology and provided one of the first versions of a vacuum advance distributor. While this was the hot ticket when it was new, it has since been deemed archaic and troublesome. Upgrading to a DUI HEI-type distributor was going to be a simple solution to our ignition woes.
We got together with the COMP family to do an install and some track testing with their new FAST Air Fuel Meter on a 1972 El Camino.
by Paul Huizenga on June 16, 2010
Today’s OEM vehicle computers have become so advanced that they have abilities that rival standalone setups. The problem is unlocking that potential, and doing it in a way that doesn’t require going to grad school to understand. Sniper Inc. has developed hardware and software that allows you to harness the full capability of your black box. While there are a lot of different tuning solutions available now for late-model factory ECU’s, there’s always been a tradeoff between ease of use on the one hand, and power and flexibility on the other.
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by Ian McBride on June 16, 2010
One truth about horsepower: you can never have enough. However, when you have a brand new 2010 Mustang GT, there’s more to consider than raw power. Fuel economy, torque, throttle response, and overall drivability are all important, and how about that pesky speed limiter? Of course price is always a factor as well. One upgrade that can address all these issues without breaking the bank is an ECU tuner, and picking the right one doesn’t just improve your performance now – it can also help you get the most out of other upgrades down the road, too. In this article we’re going to review Diablosport’s newest Predator ECU flash tuner for the 2010 Mustang, the latest in a long line of well-respected Predator tuning tools.