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TRENDING RIDE OF THE WEEK
2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
owned by SonicSVT
FOR SALE STATUS: No.
VEHICLE BIO: “My beautiful, new 2004 Lightning. Been wanting it for years. Don’t have much spare money but hoping to one day have it stable and 500 hp to the wheels. Runs like a champ and is currently my daily.”
BUILD STATUS: In progress.
COLOR: Sonic blue
ENGINE TYPE: P5.4 liter Triton w/ Eaton supercharger
TRANSMISSION: 4 speed automatic
0 – 60: 5.9 sec
UPGRADES: Engine tune.
We spotted this monster on the trending feed and had to give it a shout out. This is not your ordinary F-150, it’s a second gen SVT Lighting. Which is the first F-150 designed for the track and street. It gave consumers both the utility of a truck and the performance of race car, all wrapped up in one package. During the early 2000s, it was the fastest performance truck in the world. It could even give the Mustang GT a run for its money around the race track. This truck demands respect and has earned a spot in the hearts of many enthusiasts—including us. If you feel the same, drop it a like by clicking the “View In-App” button above. While you’re there, follow SonicSVT to receive updates on his road to 500 wheel horsepower.
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FEATURED BUILD OF THE WEEK
1999 Nissan Skyline R34
owned by Rickey Alexander
CLUBS (Click to view): Townsville Modified Car Club
DRIVER BIO: “My name is Rickey. I’m an apprentice chef, father to 2 amazing kids, own a racecar and still manage to pay for it all (no idea how).
I’ve Always Been into imported vehicles, jdm specifically. My first was an 89′ s13, build date same as the day I was born, so obviously, I bought it because it seemed it was meant for me!
The first time I ever drove a car I was hooked, the freedom was amazing, like I grew wings.
I will always be an avid car lover till the day I die.”
VEHICLE BIO: “R34s have always been my dream cars since I first laid eyes on them. I HAD to have one. When I found this car it was in rough shape. Misfiring, blown and warped head, un-tuned and multiple breaks in the ignition loom. She used to have a GTR front-end with Z tune style fenders and carbon fiber bonnet until it was hit with enough defects to instantly lose my license, the officer was nice enough to waive the defects provided I remove all delectable items asap. So I reverted her back to the standard GT-T body. She now sits at 20PSI of boost with stock internals and a high-flowed standard turbo. Best purchase I have ever made!”
BUILD STATUS: Still going
ENGINE TYPE: RB25DET NEO6
UPGRADES: MLS head gasket, Apexi Power FC ECU, Exedy heavy duty organic clutch, Nolathane solid engine mounts and bushes, R34 triple gauge cluster, standard turbo (high-flowed), Exedy lightweight flywheel, BC coilovers.
Rickey was not kidding when he said he owns a racecar. His R34 is running at 20 psi and has a host of aftermarket parts including, a heavy duty organic clutch manufactured by Exedy. This car is a monster on the track, and with the upgraded power, it rockets out of corners much faster than stock. Thanks for sharing your build with us, Rickey! Make sure you show some love and drop him a like and follow via the “View In-App” button above.
FEATURED GALLERY OF THE WEEK
2003 Nissan 350z
owned by Z33_ohare
CLUBS (Click to view): Southern Collective
DRIVER BIO: American 350z owner living in Southern England 😎 Pretending to live the dream.
VEHICLE BIO: After a failed attempt to drive a normal car day to day I pulled the trigger on my Z the very day it went up for sale. I hadn’t even checked the paperwork, but I lucked out.
BUILD STATUS: In progress
ENGINE TYPE: 3.5l VQ35DE
TRANSMISSION: CD009 6 speed
0 – 60 MPH: 5 sec
UPGRADES: Team Dynamics DrifZ 18 inch alloys, full pearl savanna blue wrap, custom Frankenstine exhaust from Japspeed K4 Y pipe through to a pair of custom straight pipes, Luke 4 point harness, custom low rise spoiler, quick release OMP deep dish steering wheel, K&N ram air intake.
Awesome gallery Z33_ohare, the savanna blue wrap on your 350z really pops off the screen, we love it! If you feel the same, let us know, and drop this gorgeous Fairlady Z a like via the button above.
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MOTORCRUSH TIP OF THE WEEK
“I’m psyched to get on track with Andy! Even if this thing gets scheduled during the busy season on the farm when I’m working 70 hour weeks, I don’t care, I already warned my boss there is no way I’m gonna miss this!” said Ben Maurer when the team at MotorCrush called to congratulate him.
Ben has won the first of six Monthly Prizes: an exclusive track day with professional race car driver, Andy Lally. Which means there are still five left!
The next Monthly Prize Winner will be selected January 1st, so be sure to collect your entries on the MotorCrush app every day to increase your chances.
And don’t forget—the Grand Prize Winner of the MotorCrush 100k sweepstakes is a modded Nissan GT-R! The winner will be selected May 20, 2019.
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