2014 Ford F-150 is an Insane Sleeper

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Stock-looking Ford F-150 nearly runs in the 10-second range with a supercharged 5.0-liter V8.

The 5.0-liter V8 offered in the modern F-150 offers solid power in stock form, but thanks to the aftermarket support from both the truck world and the Mustang community, the “Coyote” can easily be built to make monster numbers. The video above comes to us from the YouTube channel of Robert Lee and it showcases the unleashed power of the 5.0-liter V8, with an average-looking Ford half-ton tickling the 10-second quarter mile range.

Blown F-150

The details on this 2014 Ford F-150 are short, but we know that it is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 with the stock long block, so the heads, block and engine internals are all factory components. It also has the stock transmission, the stock rear differential, stock 3.55 gears, stock wheels and full factory interior.

Supercharged Ford F-150

Upgrades to this F-150 include a Roush supercharger providing 11 pounds of boost and unspecified “bolt-ons”, which likely include headers, exhaust, a larger throttle body and other external engine bits. The engine is tuned by AED Tuning, but we don’t know what type of fuel the truck is running on in the video. Finally, this truck has a set of Hoosier drag slicks, traction bars and a torque convertor that stalls between 3,500 and 3,700 RPM.

Shy of the Hoosier tires, this Ford F-150 looks completely stock and while the roar of the blown V8 gives it away, few muscle car owners would line up next to this truck and expect it to lay down a low-11-second quarter mile time.

Running Low 11s

The video above begins with the 2014 F-150 backing into the water of the burnout box before inching forward to clean off the tires. At first, it might pass as an average Ford truck with Hoosier tires, but when the driver puts the hammer down and begins to roast the rears, it quickly becomes apparent that this pickup is very healthy. The blown Coyote sounds amazing in the burnout box and during a quick pop prior to staging.

Supercharged Ford F-150

After easing into the staging beams, the driver brings up the engine speed as the amber lights come down. On green, the F-150 hops off of the line, getting out to an early lead over the truck in the left lane, pulling hard and straight down the track.

The race appears to be fairly close, but with the starting line advantage, the black F-150 takes the win. However, we aren’t so interested in the outcome of the race as we are the times on the big board. This Ford truck runs an 11.09 at 124 miles per hour, and according to the comments, the truck later went 11.00. That is crazy-quick for a half-ton truck that looks stock down to the wheels.

Supercharged Ford F-150

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"Before I was old enough to walk, my dad was taking me to various types of racing events, from local drag racing to the Daytona 500," says Patrick Rall, a lifetime automotive expert, diehard Dodge fan, and respected auto journalist for over 10 years. "He owned a repair shop and had a variety of performance cars when I was young, but by the time I was 16, he was ready to build me my first drag car – a 1983 Dodge Mirada that ran low 12s. I spent 10 years traveling around the country, racing with my dad by my side. While we live in different areas of the country, my dad still drag races at 80 years old in the car that he built when I was 16 while I race other vehicles, including my 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and my 1972 Dodge Demon 340.

"Although I went to college for accounting, my time in my dad’s shop growing up allowed me the knowledge to spend time working as a mechanic before getting my accounting degree, at which point I worked in the office of a dealership group. While I was working in the accounting world, I continued racing and taking pictures of cars at the track. Over time, I began showing off those pictures online and that led to my writing.

"Ten years ago, I left the accounting world to become a full-time automotive writer and I am living proof that if you love what you do, you will never “work” a day in your life," adds Rall, who has clocked in time as an auto mechanic, longtime drag racer and now automotive journalist who contributes to nearly a dozen popular auto websites dedicated to fellow enthusiasts.

"I love covering the automotive industry and everything involved with the job. I was fortunate to turn my love of the automotive world into a hobby that led to an exciting career, with my past of working as a mechanic and as an accountant in the automotive world provides me with a unique perspective of the industry.

"My experience drag racing for more than 20 years coupled with a newfound interest in road racing over the past decade allows me to push performance cars to their limit, while my role as a horse stable manager gives me vast experience towing and hauling with all of the newest trucks on the market today.

"Being based on Detroit," says Rall, "I never miss the North American International Auto Show, the Woodward Dream Cruise and Roadkill Nights, along with spending plenty of time raising hell on Detroit's Woodward Avenue with the best muscle car crowd in the world.

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