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Off Road Truck Performance Parts - Power & Performance

Roush Supercharger
James J. Weber | Writer
Posted February 1, 2006
Photographers: From the Manufacturers

22 Products Designed To FILL The Need For Speed

Whether you drive a diesel- or gas-powered truck, we can guarantee you there's something in this month's buyer's guide that will catch your eye. With an emphasis on performance parts for engines and engine-management systems, we have showcased just a few of the numerous aftermarket items available to you that are on the cutting edge in the industry. Enjoy.

Roush Performance '04-'05 F-150 SuperchargerA long-standing symbol of power and performance, Roush Performance's Roots-style supercharger system for all '04-'05 Ford F-150 trucks equipped with the 5.4L engine is capable of producing an additional 112 hp and 137 lb-ft of torque. While the system is relatively easy to install, don't underestimate the amount of time required for installation. Yet, when all is said and done, the result is definitely worth every ounce of time and energy expended during the install.

For more information, contact Roush Performance, Dept. OR, 28156 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI 48150, (734) 466-6237, www.RoushParts.com, www.roushperf.com

Flex-A-Lite 180 Black Magic Treme FanA 16-inch shrouded S-blade electric fan replaces the stock OE belt-driven fan for instant bolt-on horsepower and improved gas mileage. Moving 3300 cfm and drawing only 18 amps, the fan dissipates more than 50 percent more heat than other 16-inch fans on the market.

For more information, contact Flex-A-Lite Consolidated, Dept. OR, 7213 45th St., Ct. E., Fife, WA 98424, (800) 851-1510, www.flex-a-lite.com.

STS Turbo Systems GM Truck Turbo SystemThe STS Turbo System is unlike any aftermarket turbo system ever seen. Rather than being installed to the engine, the turbo system is a patented, remote-mounted turbo system that replaces the stock exhaust system on all '99-'04 GM fullsize trucks. Installing the system on your truck will account for a 58-percent horsepower increase and a 15-percent increase in fuel economy. Combine those gains with the fact that installation is fast and effortless, and the system becomes even more desirable

For more information, contact Squires Turbo Systems Inc., Dept. OR, 165 N. 1330 W., Suite C4, Orem, UT 84057, (866) WET-URBO, www.ststurbo.com.

Centerforce Off-Road and 4x4 Diesel Unit Clutch System Diesel-equipped off-road trucks now have a dedicated clutch system available to them from Centerforce for even the most extreme rock-crawling adventures. The 12-inch, dual-friction clutch assembly ensures that slippage is minimized while traction is maximized. Best of all, the system is affordably priced and is no more difficult to install than an OE clutch system.

For more information, contact Centerforce Inc., Dept. OR, 2266 Crosswind Dr., Prescott, AZ 86301, (928) 771-8422, www.centerforce.com.

Bully Dog Outlook Monitor with ECU DownloaderIf you're the top dog, then there's no question that this is a must-have item for your rig. The Power Pup downloader adds additional horsepower by reflashing the factory ECU with additional information that translates into pure power. The Outlook Monitor doubles as an information center that allows the engine and exhaust temperatures to be displayed while allowing the horsepower settings of the downloader to be switched, depending upon the driving conditions and requirements.

For more information, contact Bully Dog Technologies, Dept. OR, 2854 W. 2200 S., Aberdeen, ID 83210, (208) 397-3200, www.bullydog.com.

MSD Digital Propane InjectionHorsepower, torque, and travel range of turbodiesels are greatly increased with the addition of the MSD Digital Propane Injection System. By analyzing the engine's inputs, outputs, and other vital signs, the propane injection system allows for additions and adjustments automatically. Utilizing the digital controller ensures safe and proper operation and vehicle performance.

For more information, contact MSD Ignition, Dept. OR, 1490 Henry Brennan Dr., El Paso, TX 79936-6805, (915) 857-5200, www.msdignition.com.

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