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OCT 22, 2015

THE TOUGHEST, SMARTEST AND MOST CAPABLE F-150 EVER BRINGS AN ARSENAL TO #FORDSEMA

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From high-performance street trucks to off-road adventure rigs, seven custom versions of the 2016 Ford F-150 -- the smartest, toughest, most capable F-150 ever -- are headed to this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association tradeshow in Las Vegas.

F-150 is part of Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling vehicle for 33 years and America’s best-selling truck for 38 years. F-Series Trucks have won SEMA’s “Hottest Truck” Award more than any other truck, proof of their popularity also with enthusiasts of all types.

RETURN OF THE CLUTCH: MRT BRINGS A KNOCKOUT ECOBOOST F-150 TO SEMA BOASTING A STICK SHIFT AND WICKED STREET STYLING

MRT took a different approach to building a fast F-150, utilizing the proven 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine and pairing it with a Tremec Magnum 6-Speed manual transmission.  This F-150 features many go-fast bits from the large capacity intercooler and refined boost mapping for the turbos to safety features like a roll cage and race seats with 5-point harnesses.  To round out their unique approach to the F-150 an attractive two-tone paint set up was used with a yellow pinstripe to help make this truck really pop even when standing still.

Modifications:
Powertrain:

  • MRT stainless steel exhaust, Max-Flow h-pipe and back half exhaust system
  • MRT custom induction
  • MRT custom shifter
  • MRT custom rear spoiler fabricated by Team Z Motorsports
  • JMS Pedal MAX accelerator pedal signal controller
  • JMS Boost MAX boost signal controller
  • SCT custom tune for performance and extreme duty thermal management
  • Tremec Magnum 6-speed manual transmission (conversion)
  • QuickTime bell housing
  • EXEDY performance clutch and flywheel
  • Turbosmart blow-off valve

Chassis:

  • Air Lift lowered performance chassis with advance stability control
  • Wilwood performance brakes
  • Willwood pedal box
  • MRT custom rear suspension
  • Drive Train Specialties limit-slip rear differential
  • Drive Train Specialties lightweight driveshaft

Wheels & Tires:

  • Forgiato performance 20” wheels
  • Toyo performance tires

Exterior:

  • MRT all-metal hood heat extractors
  • MRT custom two-tone paint
  • MRT custom rear spoiler fabricated by Team Z Motorsports
  • Shadow tinted glass
  • Team Z Motorsports hard shell aero tonneau cover
  • The Lighting Firm custom headlights and tails lights
  • PPG custom paint applied by MRT

Interior:

  • Integrated GPS track apps
  • Sparco race seats and harnesses
  • Team Z Motorsports custom roll cage
  • MRT custom switch panel
  • MRT rear seat delete with custom race gear organizer
  • Innovate Motorsports gauges
PUTTING THE CAP IN CAPABLE: LEER EDITION OUTDOORSMAN F-150

This F-150 SuperCrew features attractive gloss blue paint with matte black accents both inside and out.  To be more than just a pretty face, the Leer Edition F-150 boasts various power enhancing modifications along with chassis work to give this beauty some serious off-road credentials.  With a theme of “live larger” for this truck, the interior was modified with premium leather, plush floor mats, an earth-shaking sound system and custom lighting.

Modifications:
Powertrain:

  • K&N Engineering high performance filter
  • Tune-Logic custom performance calibration
  • DynoMax 3" Mandrel bent Stainless Steel system with Ultra Flo muffler with 4” exhaust tips
  • Matte black ceramic coated by Specialized Powder Coating

Chassis:

  • Rancho Performance New Pro Series MT suspension:
    • 6” Lift suspension
    • Front shocks with RS7000MT struts
    • Rear shock absorber

Wheels & Tires:

  • FUEL Off-Road FF14 Forged (22”x 10”) wheels
  • FUEL Off-Road Gripper M/T (35/12.50R22LT) tires

Exterior:

  • Axalta Cromax Pro Waterborne Paint System – custom paint in Blue Flame   Metallic
  • IAA high performance bulbs
  • LightWurkz custom headlights with black finish smoked parking lights
  • Odyssey high performance battery
  • sPOD switches and power distribution
  • AMP Research – POWERSTEP
  • AIRDESIGN USA Super RIM "bolt series"  fender flares 
  • Pelican Pro Gear “Elite Luggage” - tough, airtight and waterproof protective case
  • LEER Ford “Custom Fit” 100XQ bed cap color matched with one piece side windows, touch-button release and LED lighting
  • BedRug Bed Liners truck bed protection
  • Rigid Industries RDS-Series 54” spot light bar with Rigid Roof Mounts
  • Rigid Industries A-Series rock light kit - 6 blue LED lights
  • PIAA Extreme White Bulbs and Terra LED Evolution lighting
  • Aero Vogue wiper blades

Interior:

  • Roadwire leather premium seat covers detailed in Black leather and Grabber  Blue accents
  • Roadwire leather covered in matching leather: arm rest,  center console cover and steering wheel
  • Rockford Fosgate 1,000 Watt Audio System 1 P1000 x 5 amp, P1692 6”x9” front P165 speakers, P165 punch 2 way rear speakers with P3S - 1X10 10” punch shallows sub enclosure
  • Interior parts finished with Axalta Paint
  • Lloyds Mats plush custom floor mats
  • 3M Crystalline window tint
  • PIAA Extreme White bulbs and Terra LED Evolution lighting
  • SRP Racing billet aluminum clear anodized racing pedals
THE #FORDSEMA-BOUND 650 HORSEPOWER ROUSH PERFORMANCE F-150 IS LOUD IN EVERY WAY

Taking the term “performance truck” to a whole new level, the ROUSH Performance F-150 shreds the pavement with its supercharged 5.0-liter V8.

ROUSH wanted to create a vehicle that fit between street truck and track support vehicle, succeeding on that they made this truck capable of tearing up the streets, drag strip or even race track.  The handling is improved from the performance suspension kit as well as aggressive Power Stop drilled and slotted rotors.

Modifications:
Powertrain

  • ROUSH Performance:
  • R2300 supercharger system (650Hp / 600 Ft-Lbs)
  •  Active exhaust
  •  Air intake kit

Chassis

  • Crown Suspension lowering suspension kit (3” front / 5” rear)
  • Power Stop drilled and slotted rotors

Wheels & Tires

  • Weld custom (22” x 9”) wheels
  • Falken (265/40R22) tires

Exterior

  • ROUSH Performance:
    • 3 piece front grille
    • Front bumper cover
  • Vehicle wrap by ROUSH graphics
  • 3M window tint

Interior

  • Katzkin custom leather interior, heated and cooled seat conversion
COMBINING GRIT WITH GLAMOUR: CGS PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS F-150 IS READY FOR ROYALTY

The CGS Performance Products F-150 is highlighted by substantial 24” wheels and air suspension system giving it a strong presence as well as a comfy ride.  Many tasteful exterior mods converted this hard worker to a showstopper and she has more than just some pretty looks with a throaty exhaust and cold air kit on the 3.5L V6 EcoBoost engine.

Modifications:
Powertrain

  • CGS Performance Products cat-back exhaust
  • CGS Performance Products cold air intake
  • Whipple Superchargers intercooler
  • AMSOIL performance fluids
  • Reikken battery

Chassis

  • PML differential cover
  • McCaughey’s lowering suspension
  • Air Lift air bags/air management

Wheels & Tires

  • Savini Forged SV60-C (24”x10”) wheels
  • Pirelli P-Zero (305/35ZR24) tires

Exterior

  • Leer 750 Sport  tonneau cover
  • Axalta Refinishes custom paint
  • Flying Iron Paint by Andy Meeh
  • 3M build supplies
  • Raptor Retrofit headlights/fog lights
  • AMP Research POWERSTEP
  • Cerakote Ceramic paint applied to wheels, mirrors caps, grill and exhaust
  • BedRug carpeted bed
  • AIRDESIGN USA hood scoop and tailgate applique
  • Robbie Ellis billet badges
  • Tint Works window tint
  • Coverking truck cover
  • Inland powder coating applied to suspension parts

Interior

  • Alea Leather custom leather
  • NAV-TV MyTouch VIM13/F-CAM
  • Lloyd Mats custom floor mats
  • Husky Liners cargo box
NIPPED, TUCKED AND AS AGGRESSIVE AS A HONEY BADGER: AIRDESIGN USA TRANSFORMS THE FORD F-150 FOR SEMA

AIRDESIGN USA shows us their latest aftermarket items with a tasteful collection of sleekly designed trim pieces giving this F-150 a bold look.  Focused on keeping a strong and rugged appearance, these easy to install pieces make the truck look tough as nails while having the distinct pleasure of being one of the few modifications seen at SEMA that can be completed relatively hassle-free in the convenience of your own driveway.

Modifications:
Powertrain

  • Gibson cat-back stainless exhaust
  • Vortech intercooler upgrade

Chassis

  • Bilstein 5160 series Lifted Performance shocks with reservoir

Wheels & Tires

  • Fuel 2-piece Cleaver (20” x 9”) wheels
  • Fuel Mud Gripper M/T 33” tires

Exterior

  • AIRDESIGN USA Super Rim truck accessories
    • Front bumper guard
    • Hood scoop
    • Fender vents
    • Fender flares
    • Door moldings
    • Rear tailgate applique
    • Rear tailgate spoiler
    • Floor-liners
  • BASF 2-tone red and black paint applied by Wet Works
  • Sundial window tint
  • Pace-Edwards Bedlocker electric tonneau cover

Interior

  • Roadwire Designer’s Series custom red and black leather seats
  • BASF red and black accent colors applied by Wetworks
  • The Source AV Design Group / Focal audio upgrades
THE MENACING FORGIATO F-150 IS A VILLAIN YOU CAN GET BEHIND WITH INTIMIDATING APPEARANCE AND POWER TO MATCH

The roar of the supercharged 5.0L V8 F-150 is enough to make the hair on the back of your neck stand on end.  Couple the sound with 24-inch wheels with meaty off-road Nitto tires and a vicious black and red paint scheme, your heart just may skip a beat!

To round out any good SEMA show car this F-150 also features a full body kit by AIRDESIGN USA, Alea leather interior, custom lights and a six-inch lift kit among other modifications. Truly a sight to behold, the Forgiato F-150 commands attention and respect.

Modifications:
Powertrain

  • Whipple supercharger

Chassis

  • Rancho 6” lift kit

Wheels & Tires

  • Forgiato Terra (24” X 14”) wheels
  • Nitto tires

Exterior

  • AMP Research POWERSTEP
  • LEER  tonneau cover
  • Fab Four premium bumpers
  • RIGID lights
  • AIRDESIGN USA full body kit

Interior

  • Alea Leather
THE GALPIN AUTO SPORTS F-150 IS QUITE THE ATTENTION “GRABBER” IN THIS UNIQUE BLUE WITH PERFORMANCE CREDENTIALS TO BACK UP THE LOOK
 
Galpin Auto Sports F-150 boasts wider fenders to allow this beast to run with super wide 20” wheels.  Combine that with coilover suspension setup and you have a truck that will carve canyons like no other!   A more than capable vehicle in any environment with looks that kill, this F-150 is the ultimate jack of all trades.

Modifications:
Powertrain

  • Full Race Motorsports Freak-O-Boost front-mount intercooler kit with 3” cold air intake  
  • Full Race Motorsports  3" cat-back Freak-O-Boost exhaust system

Chassis

  • Addictive Dessert Designs (ADD) stage 3 suspension kit
  • Sway-A-Way 3.0 front coilover suspension
  • Sway-A-Way 3.0 bypass shock rear suspension
  • Deaver Long-travel leaf springs
  • Galpin Auto Sports - custom reinforced rear-end housing
  • Wilwood 6-piston calipers with 16” rotors

Wheels & Tires

  • ADV1 ADV6R Truckspec CS 20” wheels
  • Cooper SST Pro 37” tires

Exterior

  • Addictive Dessert Designs (ADD) modified XTR body kit
  • SMP Fabrication - custom front and rear off road bumpers and chase rack with integrated Rigid Industries lighting including
    • 5- Q2 Hyper spots
    • 2- Q2 Driving lights
    • 40” E2 Combo light bar
    • 11” Capture Light w/GoPro mount
    • 4- SAE pods
    • 2 -Dually reverse lights
  • Galpin Auto Sports - custom machined differential cover
  • Galpin Auto Sports - custom front grill
  • Galpin Auto Sports – custom puddle lights
  • Lighting Firm – custom LED headlights
  • PPG Custom Paint – gulf colors

Interior

  • Diamond Audio custom sound system by GAS
  • Katzkin custom leather interior
  • Galpin Auto Sports  custom painted interior trim