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2015 S550 5.0L Mustang GT VORTECH Supercharging Systems

SM Release (2015 5.0L Mustang V-3) ver.1Vortech Engineering is proud to announce the release of our V-3 Si Supercharging
systems for the 2015 5.0L Mustang GT. Continuing with Vortech’s dominant presence
throughout the Coyote 5.0 market, the 2015 S550 systems are even easier to install, with
even more impressive gains at the same boost level!
System Details:
– Flywheel horsepower/torque: Stock – 435/400 Supercharged – 630/483
– V-3 Si Supercharger with 3.60” drive pulley included (Other compressors and pulleys available)
– Manifold boost pressure: 7.5-8.5psig @ redline on stock engine
– Large welded air/air charge cooler core proven to support 900+ HP
– Billet Aluminum and steel supercharger mounting bracket provide rigid supercharger mounting, with
multiple idler mount locations to accommodate a wide range of pulley/belt combinations
– Included 98mm I.D MAF housing configured for “blow-through” use
– Mandrel-Bent aluminum discharge ducting with Maxflow Race Bypass Valve
– Includes all necessary silicone couplers, clamps, and high quality hardware
– Easy 8-10 Hour Installation
*P/N# 4FQ218-060L Complete 2015 S550 5.0L Mustang GT S/C System, Satin Finish
*P/N# 4FQ218-064L Complete 2015 S550 5.0L Mustang GT S/C System, Black Finish
*P/N# 4FQ218-068L Complete 2015 S550 5.0L Mustang GT S/C System, Polished Finish
*Available for manual transmission vehicles only at this time

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Vortech Engineering, an AirPower Group company, engineers efficient, high technology air management
solutions for automotive, marine, industrial, aeronautical, and other motorsports applications.

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ROUSH at Mustang Week 2015

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If you’ve never loaded up your Mustang and headed out to Mustang Week in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, you’re doing it all wrong. This event is one not to be missed – a bucket list addition, if there ever was one. With thousands of Mustangs cruising through the beach town, you can hardly look around without seeing (or hearing) at least one.

This year, we packed up and headed down for the final two days of shows at Myrtle Beach Mall. As someone who has attended this event three of the last four years, I can tell you that every year, it grows. We are quickly outgrowing the mall, so we were absolutely always busy in our time there. Mustang Week staff tells us that there were approximately 3,000 Mustangs and 10,000 spectators in attendance last year, and we can pretty much promise you that that number has grown.

ROUSH Formula Drifter Justin “JTP” Pawlak was in attendance with us, as was Lyle Sturgis of Tindol Ford with three ROUSH Mustangs that he has for sale. We brought the ROUSH Motorcraft Mustang down with us, and Brian McCarthy from Vossen Wheels displayed his brushed aluminum-wrapped ROUSH-equipped Mustang.

For an hour each day, JTP met with fans and signed autographs – he even signed a few car parts, a dashboard, and a little girl’s cast – and we also maintained a steady flow of traffic to sign up for our ROUSH Performance newsletter and take home a ROUSH beach ball, koozie, or lanyard.

Roush Yates was in attendance both Friday and Saturday selling and installing ROUSH Performance Parts on show cars.

Before we got there, enthusiasts enjoyed a Meet and Greet on Tuesday, a day of fun runs and autocross on Wednesday, and some test and tune action on Thursday.

Friday brought the 11th Annual Car Show sponsored by LatemodelRestoration.com to Myrtle Beach Mall, where vendors lined the perimeter of the parking lot with registered show cars in the center. The spectator lot was like an additional portion of the car show – packed with Mustangs, Lightnings, and other Ford-powered vehicles.

On Saturday, the Mall was attended by the East Coast’s Largest Mustang and SVT Cruise-In followed by an awards ceremony.

Check out the pictures from our time in South Carolina and let us know what you think. Will we see you next year in Myrtle Beach?

ROUSH MUSTANG WEEK 2

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2015 Mustang Cold Air Intakes with Serious Power Advantages

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A cold air intake is arguably the most common bolt-on modification across the board. It’s rare to come across even a lightly-modified Mustang that hasn’t had one installed (except maybe in California). So what’s the hype? Why is it one of the first modifications that Mustang owners choose to purchase and install? The answer is simple – it’s the first step to unlocking untapped potential regardless of the power plant under your hood. They’re also reasonably priced and super easy to install. And now, with ROUSH’s new line-up of Cold Air Intake Kits for the 2015 Ford Mustang, you have an even better reason to add one to your list of modifications.

Just recently, we put each of our 2015 Ford Mustang Cold Air Intakes to the test on our dynamometer and we have the resulting real-world horsepower and torque increase numbers for you! Mustangs equipped with the 5.0L power plant saw gains of 10.4 horsepower and 8.54 lb-ft of torque, while the V6’s power output increased by 10.52 horsepower and 9.8 lb-ft of torque. Finally, the Mustang’s EcoBoost four-cylinder engine saw incredible power gains of up to 29.6 horsepower and 27.89 lb-ft of torque.

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So how do Cold Air Intakes work? Cold air is denser than warm air – molecules are closer together in cold air, meaning there is more oxygen in a specific unit of cold air than there is in the same unit of warm air. To be clear, it’s oxygen that your engine needs to burn fuel efficiently, not air. In turn, greater cold airflow unlocks a higher potential for power and fuel efficiency. Think of it this way – when you walk outside in cool weather, it’s easy to take a deep breath of air, but when you walk outside on a hot day, the air feels thicker and it might seem to be more difficult to take a deep breath. Your engine breathes in much the same way as you and I do.

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That being said, ROUSH Performance’s Cold Air Kits help your 2015 Mustang breathe better – whether you opted for an EcoBoost, V6, or V8. For the first time, these kits utilize something called ROUSH “Dry” Filter technology. The reusable filters are built and proven to retain their shape under high airflow, and are composed of inner and outer layers of wire mesh to guarantee durability and reliable support of the double layers of media within.  Each layer of media does a separate job: the outermost layer is composed of specifically-designed synthetic needle-felt polyester designed for wet and dry filtration to capture any major contaminants, and the inner layer is made of wet-laid/chemical bonded rayon/polyester, to capture remaining contaminants. All of this filtering might lead you to believe that airflow is restricted, but this is not the case at all – in fact, the filter offers less restriction than comparable kits, as well as a reduction in pressure drop.

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Along with increasing the performance of your Mustang, ROUSH Cold Air Kits will slightly change your Mustang’s rumble, and they look much sleeker than the stock air box under the hood.

ROUSH Mustang Cold Air Kits are engineered and tested to ensure that calibration changes are not necessary, and factory mounting locations, emissions, hardware, and vacuum lines are utilized to allow for easy installation. As always, 2015 ROUSH Mustang Cold Air Kits are protected by a 90-day ROUSH Parts Warranty and will be available for order in July 2015. The air filter with the clamp, injection-molded lower air box/tray with installed EPDM foam hood seal, Blow Molded clean air tubes, heat extractor foam insert, and all required mounting hardware are included with the kit, which is proudly manufactured in the USA.

Now you know the benefits of installing a ROUSH Cold Air Kit on your Mustang (we also offer F-150 cold air intakes) so you can make an educated purchase. Just remember, these kits do NOT fit ROUSHcharged vehicles as they are designed with their air box as a complete package.

2015 Mustang EcoBoost Cold Air Kit

2015 Mustang V6 Cold Air Kit

2015 Mustang V8 Cold Air Kit

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