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Are there any engine performance parts or are we just going to get tuners?

Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Engine Discussion and Performance Mods' started by ReefBlue, Oct 8, 2019.

  1. ReefBlue

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    Is anyone going to make camshafts? What about new heads?

    Exhaust systems seem to be limited to downpipes and cat back systems. What about headers?

    Ford GT has an aluminum intake, how is it different than our plastic one? For some reason, people keep calling air filters an air intake. Intakes sit on top of the engine.


    The HO engine has been out for a couple years, is this all we're getting?
     
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    Think about it. We get so much more performance out of less cylinders, less displacement then we did a short 10 years ago.

    i believe every ounce of performance is being squeezed out of today's engines already. there is just not much more that can be improved on without really taking away from the reliability.

    Every part of the motor and what gasses and liquids move through it is measured so precisely, any minor change requires huge investments in software changes.
     
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    I think you are confusing the terms "intake" and "intake manifold"

    Bigger turbos will get you what you are looking for.

    Most of the mods you list like intake manifold, cams, heads, headers are all common N/A mods for power. On a turbo, (within reason) you just need more boost. Pair that with high octane fuel and/or methanol injection and you will see some big numbers.
     
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    Ford GT intake manifolds (and the various 3d printed or carbon fiber ones) are twin throttle body which to my knowledge only can be ran with the Ford GT PCM. I cannot recall a single mass produced Ford ever running 2 throttle bodies on a factory PCM other than the new GT. I'd think it to be a stretch for that PCM to be able to run a 10R80.

    Ford GT intake manifolds also have twin MAF sensors, wondering if they are running MAF/MAP or a combo as a check for one another?

    Ford GT cams and springs may be somewhat rough to offer without an intake manifold to support high RPM breathing.

    Headers could be a hard sell for the aftermarket as most manufacturers as of late have been moving turbos ever closer to the head to reduce turbo lag, and energy loss in the name of power (emissions too)

    The recipe beyond bolt ons you need to only make power: Long block, Turbos, Fuel system, Tuning, and send it.

    Other systems in the truck will need to be addressed as well to survive under prolonged usage.
     
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    The parts are there to make a reliable 600+rwhp. How deep are your pockets?
     
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