The 2017 Super Duty is a huge truck straight from the factory, which means it doesn't take much of a lift to reach a towering ride height and achieve that show-stopping SEMA look. That being said, if you want your 2017 F250 or F350 build to be the biggest, baddest thing on the road, you can't go wrong with a 7" lift kit by ICON. These massive lift kits are engineered by the experts at ICON to maintain stock ride quality and depending on the kit, improve off-road performance as well. Hit the jump for links to each of the new 7" ICON kits and as always, shipping's on us!
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/25/2017 to Just Added
The Enforcer Front Bumper by Rogue Racing is one of our most popular 2017 Super Duty bumpers, and it just got a whole lot better. Now you can easily customize your Enforcer Front Bumper with a host of lighting, winch and style options that make it truly your own. We've also updated the product page to include an optional add-on for Rogue Racing's Adaptive Cruise Control Relocation Bracket so that you can retain the use of your truck's adaptive cruise control system.
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/21/2017 to Just Added
The 2015-2017 S550 Mustangs are beautifully crafted machines, but like most stock muscle cars they don't come from the factory riding on an ideal suspension setup. That's why we're excited as all get-out to introduce KW's V1 Coilovers for the 2015-2017 Mustangs to our site. These adjustable coilovers allow you to fine-tune your pony's stance to deliver optimal performance and handling for any application, whether you're at the track or cruising down the highway. Best of all, this advanced coilover kit is compatible with all 2015-2017 Mustang coupe (non-convertible) variants, including V6, GT and EcoBoost. And as always, shipping's on us.
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/20/2017 to Just Added
The 2017-2018 Raptor's Fox 3.0 coilovers and shocks are tough to top, and we knew that it would take something incredible (and incredibly expensive) to top the stock Fox hardware. Yet, the 2017-2018 Raptor's suspension isn't without flaws. Unsurprisingly, more than a few manufacturers have jumped at the chance to develop suspension modifications for the 2017-2018 Raptors so that you can squeeze some extra ride height, performance, handling, and good looks from your hyper-aggressive off-road truck build.
Posted by Jason Locke on 9/14/2017 to Informative Articles
It's no doubt that the 2015-2017 Mustang's 3.7L V6 lacks the same punch as its bigger brother in the S550 Mustang's engine lineup, the Coyote V8. However, a high-quality cold air intake kit from industry leaders K&N can go a long way in bridging that gap. Not only will these intake kits improve power and throttle response, but they'll also produce a distinct intake tone that's noticeably more aggressive than stock. Get your hands on the Typhoon Intake Kit or the more standard Cold Air Intake and as always, shipping's on us!
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/13/2017 to Just Added
With a round of installs finished on several members of our Project Truck Fleet, we decided to take four of our trucks on a quick jaunt just north of Lake Pleasant to get some photos and video of their new modifications in action. We brought our 2015 F150 FX4, 2015 F150 XLT, 2017 F150 3.5L EcoBoost2017 F250 6.7L out for some action in the desert and washes that lead down into Lake Pleasant with excellent results.
Posted by Jason Locke on 9/8/2017 to Installed Photos
With the turbocharged 2.3L EcoBoost under its hood and classic hot hatch styling, the Focus RS makes for an excellent track car. And with KW's new DDC Plug-and-Play Coilover Kit, it only gets better. Improve exterior styling and easily adjust ride height and damping for tighter cornering and reduced body roll with this easy plug-and-play coilover lowering kit. This adjustable coilover kit retains the use of your RS' factory drive modes, allowing you to switch between Normal, Sport, Track and Drift while the adaptable coilovers optimize control and performance at all times.
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/8/2017 to Just Added
The Ford off-road performance community has a reason to celebrate today. In a heart-pounding demonstration video, Ford Australia confirmed this morning that the Ranger Raptor will be available in Australian and New Zealand markets in 2018. While stateside we're still waiting for the standard Ranger's 2019 reemergence, this is a good sign that we can expect our own Ranger Raptor down the road. Read on for further details, speculation and Ranger Raptor media!
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/7/2017 to Manufacturer News
If a set of Bilstein 5100s isn't enough to satisfy your craving for off-road adventures, but a complete set of 2.5 coilovers is out of your price range, then the Bilstein 2009-2013 F150 B8 6112 Suspension Kit or the Bilstein 2015-2017 F150 B8 6112 Suspension Kit is your answer. With a pair of shock assemblies and a Bilstein coilover spring, these awesome suspension upgrades reuse your stock upper mounts and other hardware to keep their price down, but their large 60mm (2.36") diameters and digressive valving mean they can handle off-road driving without hassles. Both Bilstein B8 6112 Kits have been released for pre-order, and will be ready to rip up trails near you soon!
Posted by Jason Locke on 9/7/2017 to Just Added
We're going F150 EcoBoost manifold-crazy over here at Stage 3 as of late, but that's not a bad thing, since the stock exhaust manifolds are a big bottleneck when it comes to squeezing more power and torque out of your aggressive truck. The newest edition to the ported F150 EcoBoost manifold game is CRP Engineering with their 2011-2012 F150 3.5L EcoBoost Ported Manifolds and 2013-2016 F150 3.5L EcoBoost Ported Manifolds. CRP's manifolds are all-new castings with port-matched outlets, larger runners, and improved design to maximize exhaust flow efficiency into your F150's turbochargers to help you make extra horsepower and torque.
Posted by Jason Locke on 9/7/2017 to Just Added
It was going to take something truly special to improve upon the power 3.0 Fox coilovers and shocks that came on the 2017-2018 Raptors from the factory, but leave it to Fox to outdo themselves with some of the most amazing suspension hardware ever developed for a production truck. The Fox 3.0 Internal Bypass Recirculating Remote Reservoir Coilovers and Fox 3.0 External Bypass Recirculating Remote Reservoir Rear Shocks are now at Stage 3! These powerful upgrades will help take your 2017-2018 Raptor to the next level of performance, all without compromising your Raptor's on-road ride quality. The front coilovers can even add up to 2" of ride height which levels out your Raptor's stance and gives you more clearance for larger tires. Both the coilovers and shocks feature Fox compression adjustment systems that lets you dial in your Raptor's ride exactly how you need.
Posted by Jason Locke on 9/7/2017 to Just Added
It'll be an early Christmas for one lucky Stage 3 newsletter-subscriber. Earn yourself a shot at a $2000 Stage 3 shopping spree simply by subscribing to The Stage 3 Motorsports Newsletter before October 31st, 2017. Be sure to read on to find out the specifics (there aren't many)!
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/7/2017 to Special Events
Have you ever wondered if your Ford EcoBoost engine needs a catch can? In short, it sure as heck can't hurt. For a few reasons - including its direct-injected DNA, unique location of the intercooler and a PCV system that lets oil blow-by through to the intake - the EcoBoost engine is particularly vulnerable to the various issues caused by oil blow-by. Read on to get a better idea about how a catch can can be a simple, yet effective solution and preventative measure to all sorts of long-term issues.
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/7/2017 to Informative Articles
Once you have basically every bolt-on part on the planet and some aggressive tuning, one of the biggest power bottlenecks for your 2011-2016 F150 3.5L EcoBoost (besides fueling) are the stock turbo manifolds. That's where SPD's Ported F150 EcoBoost Manifolds come in. Each of these manifolds features a ported outlet to match the bore of your F150's turbine housings, as well as ported inlets to help promote fast and smooth exhaust flow straight into your truck's turbochargers. If your F150 is destined for big power, then SPD's manifolds will help squeeze out every last ounce of performance from your aggressive truck build.
Posted by Jason Locke on 9/6/2017 to Just Added
The Focus RS is powered by a turbocharged 2.3L EcoBoost engine pumping out 350HP and equal numbers lbs-ft of torque. Unfortunately, you wouldn't really know it judging from the exhaust note, and that's why Borla's ATAK® Cat-Back Exhaust Kit makes for an ideal upgrade to your aggressive hot hatch build. Borla's ATAK® series exhaust kits are speficially designed to produce the highest available decibel levels while retaining a clear sound and avoiding distortion typically found in louder exhausts. These kits have a 3-4 week lead time and as always, shipping's on us!
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/6/2017 to Just Added
While the 2017 Raptors may be pretty darn tough, folks that rip the living heck out of them off-road are already finding that the stock upper control arms and their basic OEM ball joints just aren't cutting it, especially on leveled Raptors with 37" tires. Luckily, ICON has stepped back up to a the plate with both a Billet Delta Joint Upper Control Arm Kit and a Billet Uniball Upper Control Arm Kit. Either set of control arms offers improved articulation and strength over stock, though the Delta Joint-equipped control arms also offer the long-term reliability of a traditional ball joint, making them a perfect choice for anyone planning on holding onto their Raptor for a long time.
Posted by Jason Locke on 9/5/2017 to Just Added
The twin-turbocharged 2017 Fusion Sport has been available for a little over a year, but still your options for aftermarket exhaust kits are extremely limited. Thankfully, we have a brand new axle-back exhaust kit specifically designed for the 2017 Fusion Sport's 2.7L EcoBoost, and best of all, it comes from industry-leaders Borla so you know you're getting a quality kit. Lead time for the new S-Type Axle-Back Exhaust Kit is around 3-4 weeks and as always, shipping's on us!
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/5/2017 to Just Added
For this month's Customer Spotlight, we're diving head first into this absolutely gorgeous Ruby Red 2016 F150 XLT build lovingly piloted by Mark, a customer and friend of Stage 3. This towering F150 SuperCab is as show-ready as it is rugged and capable, with equal parts performance and aesthetic upgrades setting it apart from the rest. Read on for the full scoop on our September 2017 Customer Spotlight!
Posted by Jordan Gerblick on 9/1/2017 to Installed Photos