Bumbera's Performance Shop Talk

Here's where we discuss popular car topics, give answers to some of the most asked questions, and weigh the pros and cons of various
car scenarios based on our decades of experience.

World's Fastest NA S550 Mustang

There's a new record holder on the block. After 4 months of late nights and long weekends, the 2020 S550 driven by Boyd Bumbera and built by Bumbera's Performance in Sealy, TX now holds the record for the World's Fastest Naturally Aspirated Gen 3 Coyote S550 Mustang. The record was previously held by Steeda, a leading manufacturer of Mustang parts.

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What is a 1964 1/2 Mustang?

The Mustang was Ford's answer to the Chevrolet Corvette and its release was very highly anticipated by the public at that time. In fact, people were so excited to see the reveal that it was named the Indianapolis pace car of 1964. Ford rushed to get a prototype out to the general public in time for the race. To produce the car quickly Ford had to borrow parts some of the other vehicles in their lineup, particularly the Ford Falcon.This rushed prototype became the 1964 1/2 Mustang.

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The Guide to Buying A Classic Car

Buying your first classic car is exciting! It can also be overwhelming. It’s important to know exactly what you’re buying and if it is valued correctly.

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Houston Area Dyno Tuning

Some of the best car tuners in the country can be found in the Houston area as Houston is a hub for performance shops. So in what situation would you need a car tuner? When you add performance modifications that increase airflow, power, or both such as headers, nitrous, a supercharger or a turbo, you will need a custom tune.

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The Difference Between Wheel Horsepower and Engine Horsepower

Cars are typically defined by the amount of horsepower they have. However, there are often two types of horsepower numbers tossed around in discussions  - engine horsepower and wheel horsepower.

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