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Diesel Power Challenge 2013 Team Ford

The 'Super' Heros

Diesel Power Staff
May 2, 2013
2013 Team Ford
David Heafner, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Vehicle: 1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty (four-wheel drive, single rear wheel)
Driver Experience: Dyno, drag, sled pull, tow, wrench
Engine: 7.3L Power Stroke V-8 (1,000 hp and 1,750 lb-ft of torque)
Estimated Fuel Economy: 22 mpg
Turbos: 76mm Precision turbo
Electronics: TS Performance six-position chip
Injection System: Swamp’s Diesel Performance 400/400 hybrid injectors, Swamp’s Gen-3 injection pump, and Fuel Lab lift pump
Injectables: Nitrous Express dual-stage nitrous oxide system and Snow Performance Stage 2 water-methanol kit
Intake/Exhaust System: AFE custom intake/custom 4-inch exhaust with 7-inch stack
Transmission: Twisted Diesel competition-series E40D automatic with Sun Coast triple-disc torque converter
Suspension: Stock suspension with Rancho shocks and TDP traction bars
Tires: 32/11.50R18 Toyo Proxes
Wheels: 18x12-inch Pacer
Differentials: 3.73 gears
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2012 Diesel Power Challenge Winner
Erik Clausen, Cantua Creek, California
Vehicle: 2008 Ford F-250
Driver Experience: Dyno, drag racing, towing, wrenching
Engine: 6.4L Power Stroke, 1,000 hp and 1,800 lb-ft
Turbos: Elite Diesel High-Power, Banks intercooler
Electronics: SCT and KEM
Injection System: Elite Diesel lift pump, Industrial Injection Dragon Flow injection pump, Elite Diesel 110hp nozzles
Injectables: NX two-stage
Intake/Exhaust system: Custom intake, Flo-Pro 5-inch exhaust
Transmission: Elite Diesel racing transmission with Sun Coast converter
Suspension: Four-link coilover front and rear, providing 8 inches of lift
Tires: 37x13.50R22 Interco
Wheels: 22x12 American Force
Differential: 4.33 gears
Other: Elite Diesel pistons, Stage I camshaft, Stage II heads, six-piston brakes, sound deadening in cab
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Matthew Doyle, Iberia, Missouri
Vehicle: 2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty (four-wheel drive, single rear wheel)
Driver Experience: Dyno, drag, sled pull, tow
Engine: 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 (671 hp and 1,403 lb-ft of torque)
Estimated Fuel Economy: 22 mpg
Turbos: Industrial Injection compound turbos
Electronics: Spartan
Injection System: Snyder Performance Engineering 60-percent-over injectors and Air Dog 165-gph lift pump
Injectables: Ny-Trex nitrous oxide system
Intake/Exhaust System: K&N intake/AFE 4-inch exhaust
Transmission: Stock 6R140 TorqShift automatic
Suspension: 1-inch leveling kit, custom traction bars, and bumpstops
Tires: 275/70R18 Mickey Thompson ATZ
Wheels: 18x9-inch Fuel Hostage
Differentials: 3.55 gears
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Wesley Beech, Akron, Ohio
Vehicle: 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty (four-wheel drive, single rear wheel)
Driver experience: Dyno, drag, tow, wrench
Engine: 6.4L Power Stroke V-8 (865 hp and 1,600 lb-ft of torque)
Estimated Fuel economy: 15 mpg
Turbos: Stock with Bullseye Performance BatMoWheel compressor wheels
Electronics: H&S Mini Maxx
Injection system: Industrial Injection Dragon Fire high-pressure fuel pump, 110hp injectors, and FASS 150-gph lift pump
Injectables: Single-stage nitrous oxide system
Intake/exhaust system: S&B intake/5-inch Flo-Pro exhaust
Transmission: 5R110 TorqShift automatic with a Sun Coast triple-disc torque converter
Suspension: 4-inch Rough Country lift kit and custom four-link with traction bars
Tires: 325/65R18 Nitto Terra Grappler
Wheels: 18x10-inch Raceline Renegade
Differentials: 3.73 gears, stock limited slip
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