Tuner Battlegrounds 2012: Matthew Lennen

Name: Matthew Lennen

Country: USA

Personal Website: facebook.com/1320motorsports

Vehicle: 1995 Toyota Supra Turbo

Car Club Affiliation: 1320 Motorsports

Horsepower: Last year, 1000 WHP. This year, approximately 1300 WHP.

Engine/Performance Info/Modifications:Tuner Battlegrounds 2012: Matthew Lennen

Last Year’s Setup:

  • Custom Justice Racing Engines motor using custom spec Wiseco pistons
  • BrianCrower rods
  • ARP hardware
  • HeadGames MotorWorks cylinder head using Ferrea valve train
  • Kelford custom cams
  • OEM Parts by Elmhurst Toyota and Gates Racing
  • Motor fed ethanol through Goodridge teflon plumbing
  • 2150cc injectors on a Fuel Injector Clinic fuel rail
  • Power transmitted to the ground via BoostLogic built OEM auto transmission
  • Weld V-Series drag wheels with Mickey Thompson Tires
  • Tuned by magician Ray Wilson at PFSupercars to the most powerful 71mm turbo automatic car as well as Fastest Supra on a 26" tire

2012 Setup:Tuner Battlegrounds 2012: Matthew Lennen

  • Engine parts from Real Street Performance (rods/bearings/billet main caps/hardware/etc)
  • Custom Wiseco pistons
  • HeadGames MotorWorks cylinder head with Ferrea valve train
  • Kelford custom cams
  • OEM parts from Elmhurst Toyota Belts
  • Pulleys from Gates Racing
  • Machined and assembled by Justice Racing Engines
  • Motor fed air through a Sound Performance sheet metal intake manifold and via either a Precision 7275 or 7685 turbo (2 setups)
  • Some races on BoostLogic built factory Toyota automatic trans
  • Other races on ATI Racing TH400 Transmission and custom built torque converter
  • Fueled via Fuel Injector Clinic 2150cc injectors on a Fuel Injector Clinic Fuel Rail (through Goodridge teflon hoses/fittings)
  • Tuning and custom fabrication by Ray Wilson at PFSupercars
  • Chassis work (10pt chromoly cage w/chute) by HFR Fabrication

Wheels & Tires Info/Modifications:

  • Weld V-Series 17" front skinny
  • Weld V-Series 15" rear wheel
  • Mickey Thompson ET drag tires

Suspension Info/Modifications:Tuner Battlegrounds 2012: Matthew Lennen

  • HKS drag coilovers
  • Custom rear upper A-arms

Exterior Info/Modifications:

  • Lots of stickers

Interior Info/Modifications:

  • 10pt chromoly cage from HFR Fabrication
  • Custom switch panel for fans/line lock/boost controller/etc
  • Trans temp gauge
  • ProEFI CAN Gauge
  • 2-tone black/grey leather on factory seats

Audio/Multimedia Info/Modifications:

  • Runs 8’s and still has stereo system
  • This year should run 7’s with it

Sponsors:Tuner Battlegrounds 2012: Matthew Lennen

  • Real Street Performance (2012)
  • PFSupercars Fuel Injector Clinic Precision Turbo (2012)
  • ATI Racing (2012)
  • Goodridge Gates Racing
  • Elmhurst Toyota HeadGames MotorWorks
  • Ferrea
  • Kelford Cams
  • HFR Fabrication
  • Mickey Thompson Tires
  • Sound Performance (2011)
  • ARP (2011)
  • Champion Toyota (2011)
  • Brian Crower (2011)
  • Weld Racing (2011)

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