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Speed Secrets: Unleashing That Coyote Kenne Bell Magic!

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The Coyote engine is one of the most potent modern engines available on the market. Even though the displacement is ‘only’ a 5.0-liter engine, it hits very hard against its Camaro and Dodge competition. Not to mention, the technology and design allows for amazing performance potential when it comes to modifications. When Mustang owners are looking for a major bump ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: More Power with LESS Boost?

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Everyone wants more power and it seems like there is a common misconception that the best way to go about getting more out of a forced induction application is to increase the boost. While this does the job and is fairly easy to do, the best way by far is to actually decrease the boost. To elaborate on this concept, ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: Is a Camshaft Swap Necessary for a Boosted Engine?

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The Xtreme Marine XM284HR camshaft with a .547 lift, 230/236 duration, and 112 LSA is an excellent camshaft for a ZZ-454 in a marine application, but how well would the cam do with boost? Richard Holdener with Speed Secrets teamed up with Comp Cams to put the combination to the test. This test was out of the norm in that ... Read More »

Think FAST: XFI Sportsman Test

What was the key to successfully boosting our small block? This XFI Sportsman ECU and throttle body from FAST.

Words and Photos: Richard Holdener Not to knock the venerable carburetor, but we all know that fuel injection is the name of the game. Sure, carburetors have been used to provide air and fuel for millions of automobiles for decades, but there is a reason that all the OEMs have made the switch to modern fuel injection. While carburetors perform ... Read More »