The Lightning continues to scare the competition with its aggressive looks and sports-car like performance and handling. Braking, 100-0 mph 238 ft. Improve the F150's sound and breath-ability with options for Intake and Exhaust upgrades. Single bore throttle bodies allow more air into the blower than the factory's double bore unit. One concern is the difficulty of installing and removing blower pulley without damaging the supercharger. If you read the following links you will get a good feel for it's function.
Windshield washer fluid reservoir 9. Most buyers have paid list price, or very close to list price. Can you tell me a little more? Quality of workmanship is poor. If you still need more performance, a rear-end gear change to 3. What gives the Lightning its kick though, is the addition of a supercharger to the 5.
The performance difference between stock and aftermarket exhausts is negligible for stock and chipped vehicles. Crank pulleys eliminate this issue, but another concern is the affect of increased revs on the longevity of the blower, and obvious warranty implications. An interesting overdrive device that will fit the L transmission. The more air in the better. The kit eliminates this slippage by firmly putting it into gear. This is unproved so far.
To put all this power and torque to the ground, Lightning receives the internal transmission components from the 4-speed automatic found in the Power Stroke diesel engine application of the Super Duty F-Series. If you are looking for F150 performance upgrades, F150 appearance upgrades or even F150 accessories you have come to the right place. The rear suspension is based on a 9. Ram air hoods do not benefit the Lightning. Rear ride height has been lowered by 2.
Like a sports car, it communicates to the driver useful information about adhesion and surface conditions. An antenna located in the steering column interrogates the key for its code, then transmits it to a control module where it is compared to the code stored there. The upper pulley or the lower pulley. Running the pump while the engine is off will help cool the fluid and enable the blower to be cooler, especially when racing at the strip. Some applications may vary based on cooler size and if equipped with an in-tank cooler.
Electric fan for the intercooler radiator is also a good idea if you are going to install this switch. In other words some of their products are unique inventions of their own shops, some are others parts that have been modified or adapted for use on Lightning's and some are simply products made by others being resold often at a discount with the added value of the support you get from a dedicated Lightning Vendor. I personally like, oops I better shut up or I'll start a war. There are differing opinions on the use of blower pulleys. Up front, vented rotors measure 12.
The cast five-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels measure 18 x 9. Performance and gas mileage will improve slightly. Of course, the improved acceleration may cause problems hooking up, so a set of slicks will be necessary next. Front-end ride height has been lowered by half an inch. The stock Lightning exhaust is quite functional.
Located directly under the supercharger is a water-to-air intercooler to cool the compressed air as it enters the intake. There are three limited restriction airfilter kits on the market for the L. Torque curve — click for larger image The results of the supercharged 5. Here are a few of the top Lightning Aftermarket vendors. This will accelerate Lightning to 60 mph in 5.