Blown Tundra Stomps a Tuned EcoBoost F-150

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Ford grabs the early lead, but the Tundra ends up running almost a second quicker in the quarter mile.

The video above comes to us from the YouTube channel of Viktor G and it features a wicked 2010 Toyota Tundra battling a newer Ford F-150 with one of the much-lauded EcoBoost engines. In stock form, the lightly-modified twin turbo V6 in the Ford might match up well to a stock 5.7-liter Toyota V8, but the Tundra is smaller, lighter and packs far more power.

As a result, the Tundra hands out a beating to the new F-150 in a race where the Ford gets the better start.

The Competitors

The racing footage above features a 2010 Toyota Tundra with the regular cab, four-wheel-drive and the 5.7-liter V8 taking on a late model Ford F-150 with the largest cab, four-wheel-drive and the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6.

Tundra Versus EcoBoost F-150 Staging

The F-150 has been fitted with a methanol injection system and tuned with the boost turned up to 22 pounds.

The Tundra’s 5.7-liter V8 has a TRD supercharger, an ASP crank pulley, a nitrous oxide system with 100-horsepower nozzles, JBA long-tube headers, a Killer Chiller with a larger coolant tank, a beefed-up fuel system and a few supporting mods that come together to yield 569 rear wheel horsepower. This truck is also lowered and equipped with an all-wheel-drive conversion package that helps make the most of the big power.

Tundra Versus EcoBoost F-150 Early

The Battle

After both trucks skip the burnout box and pull to the starting line, the green lights drop and the Ford jumps out to a surprising early lead. We expected for the smaller, lighter and stronger Toyota to get out better, but for the first 60 feet or so, the F-150 holds the lead.

That doesn’t last long, as by the 330-foot mark, the Tundra has taken the lead and begun to pull away. Even with the sluggish start, the Toyota gets to the finish line first, running a 12.36 at 112.28 miles per hour while the Ford runs a 13.28 at 100.94 miles per hour.

Tundra Beats F-150 Scoreboards

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