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…It’s Tuner Tuesday: Heffner’s Performance Twin Turbo Ford GT-1000?

Heffner Ford GT

If you can afford it, then Heffner can twin turbo it.

Bored with your Ford GT?

Then give it to Heffner, and they’ll pop the ponies up to an even 1,000.

That’s right; 1,000.

How do they do it?

Twin Water Cooled Dual Ball Bearing 61mm Turbos
Two Tial 38mm Wastegates
Two Billet Aluminum Compressor Bypass Valves
Custom Made Aluminum Upper Intake Manifold
Custom Made Stainless Steel Turbo Headers
Stainless Steel Turbo Downpipes
High Flow Turbo Air Inlet Plumbing
High Flow Turbo Air Discharge Plumbing
Stainless Steel Turbo Oil Feed Lines
Stainless Steel Turbo Oil Drain Lines
All Necessary Fittings, Gaskets, and Fluids
Before and After Dyno Testing
Professional Installation and Tuning

When they’re done, the monster that you’ll have on your hands is probably going to be more than you can handle, but on the off chance you can get the tires to stick, you’re sure to be in for a wild ride:

Be sure to read Gary Javo’s site for a first hand account of running this beast through the Texas Mile.

[Heffner’s Performance]

[Gary Javo]

…Nike helps you run?

Nike Amp+When I go for a run, I like to take along the Nike+ iPod Sport Kit to keep me entertained, so anything that makes running even a little bit easier is fine by me.

To add to their Nike+ line, Nike has created the Nike Amp+ Sport Remote Control, a combination watch and remote from the Nike+ kit.

Featuring a stainless steel buckle, an LED display for time and remote icons, and 50m of water resistance, it’s a great way to look good and keep control over what you listen to while you’re running around.

[Nike – Amp+ Sport Remote Control]

[Via: Acquire]

…Machines love beer?

All-In-One Beer Making Machine

PopSci staff photographer John Carnett may be the greatest inventor of all time. What he’s created, and what you see here is the world’s first All-In-One Beer Making Machine. Called simply ‘The Machine’, it features a stainless-steel two-cart brewing system that starts with wort, or pre-fermented beer, and ends with a perfect, chilled pint.

    Over several weeks, beer takes the journey from wort concentrate to tasty beverage. A cooling system regulates temperature and ensures that the final product is a frosty brew.

    Concentrated wort extract goes into the boil keg along with water and hops. A propane burner heats the mix for about 90 minutes.

    After the boil, the wort moves through a heat exchanger, cooling it to between 53ºF and 63ºF before it reaches the fermenting tank.

    An electronic controller monitors the temperature inside the fermenting keg; When it needs cooling, a pump circulates water through a nest of copper tubing sitting on a cold plate—chilled by Freon in its interior—and wrapped around the keg.

    After 10 to 15 days, depending on the brew, the wort becomes beer. Carnett swaps hoses and turns a valve to move the beer to one of two settling kegs, where the CO2 tank adds carbonation and debris falls to the bottom.

    Finally, the beer moves into one of two serving kegs. Pull the tap, and the beer travels through the cold plate, so it’s chilled on the way to your glass, eliminating the need for constant cooling and ensuring a frosty brew anytime.

The next step? Add a third cart to make wort from raw grain instead of extract, though he’s got a lot of ‘testing’ to do before taking on that monumental step.

[PopSci – The Ultimate All-In-One Beer Brewing Machine]

[Via: Uber-Review]

…Cups can tell secrets?

Anamorphic Cups

Anamorphic Cups have a little history lesson that goes along with them, so here goes:

    “Anamorphose” is from the Greek ana, meaning “back” or “again”, and morphe, meaning “form”. It refers to a distorted image that only appears normal when viewed with or reflected from a special device. The most common of these devices is the anamorphic cylinder, which typically consists of a cylinder with a highly reflective surface, placed in the center of a painting that is lying face-up. Such curiosities first appeared in the 1600s, and became popular throughout Europe in the 18th century.

The set includes a stainless steel cup with a polished mirror finish, and distorted images or words printed on the saucer that can only be viewed correctly through the curved, reflective surface of the cup. This would make a great way of pulling off a secret proposal in the middle of a meal, though you should double check what it says because I imagine distorted spell checking is a tough thing to master.

[Anamorphic Cups]