2015 Ford F150 3.5L Bink Boost by Bink Designs Hits 2015 SEMA Show Floor Pre-Running

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The Brian Binkert, and Bink Designs, 2015 Ford F150 EcoBoost Prerunner

The Brian Binkert, and Bink Designs, 2015 Ford F150 EcoBoost Prerunner aptly named Bink Boost was featured in the General Tire SEMA Show booth outside the Las Vegas Convention Center

Bink Designs is a graphic design company started by Brian Binkert in 2003 and based in the San Diego, California suburb of El Cajon, California. While Brian was exposed to the automotive drag race and car show scenes at an early age, his real passion is found in the excitement of off-road racing and the majestic beauty of the desert. Brian’s formal areas of study included graphic design, website design and filmmaking. However, while at an off-road race, he borrowed a still camera from a friend and discovered he excelled at shooting photos as well. Since then Brian's photos can be found worldwide on many automotive publications, commercial print & web ads.

The Brian Binkert, and Bink Designs, 2015 Ford F150 EcoBoost Prerunner

5 Bink Designs spent 5 months building a 2015 Ford F150 3.5L EcoBoost to create a truck that was able to be driven daily, flashy enough to show, and rugged enough for prerunning

Being both a car guy and a designer certainly has its advantages when it comes time to build a custom vehicle. Before the "Bink Boost" F150, Brian had added his personal touch to a fully customized Ford Ranger, Ford Bronco, and a Chevy Tahoe. However, 5 months of 2015 were spent tearing down and rebuilding a 2015 Ford F150 3.5L EcoBoost with the goal of creating a truck that is able to be driven daily, flashy enough to show, and still be rugged enough to handle prerunning the rugged terrain of the Baja peninsula. Brian describes the 5 months it took to build the truck as his least favorite part of the build, stating "With it being a new body style it took much longer than anticipated because many things were developed using our truck for future production."

Baja Kits a-arm and spindle suspension system

A Baja Kits a-arm and spindle suspension system provides 15" of wheel travel while Fox coilover shocks, Fox triple bypass shocks, and Fox bump stops handle whatever life throws at the truck

All delays aside, the 2015 Ford F150 "Bink Boost" prerunner turned out pretty amazing and features some cutting edge, and brand new to the market, aftermarket modifications. Brian said his favorite part of the build is "the cantilever rear suspension system that Baja Kits designed for us, as we are able to utilize all of the bed space without losing performance." The performance that Brian referenced is the 15" of wheel travel in both the front and rear of the Bink Boost F150. Baja Kits suspends both the front and rear of the truck with an A-Arm and spindle suspension system up front. Fox Coilovers, Fox Triple Bypass Shocks, and custom Atlas Suspension springs soak up speed bumps or whoops equally well.

Baja Kits cantilever rear suspension that allows full use of the bed without sacrificing rear suspension travel

Brian Binkert’s favorite part of the 2015 Ford F150 Bink Boost prerunner is the Baja Kits cantilever rear suspension that allows full use of the bed without sacrificing rear suspension travel

Ford EcoBoost engines, like the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 found in the Bink Boost prerunner, are designed to deliver horsepower and torque numbers on par with larger naturally aspirated engines while promising better fuel economy and reduced greenhouse gasses. The 2015 Ford F150 3.5L EcoBoost engine is just a few ponies shy of the larger 5.0L V8 Coyote Motor, but with the help of a few aftermarket upgrades the Bink Boost F150 can leave a V8 powered truck in its dust, both figuratively and literally. By adding a K&N air intake system, Magnaflow Exhaust, and a Superchips programmer the Bink Boost F150 pushes 400 HP through a 6-speed transmission connected to a Ford Raptor rear end housing and ARB differential.

Many additional modifications to the interior, exterior and even audio system were done to make the Bink Boost F150 just as comfortable on the highway as it is in a sandy desert wash. A full list of modifications is below:

Make: Ford
Model: F150 SuperCrew FX4 Sport
Year: 2015

3.5L Twin Turbo EcoBoost V6 / 400HP
K&N Air Intake System
Magnaflow Exhaust System
Superchips Programmer
6-Speed Transmission
Ford Raptor F9 4.0 Housing / Full Floater / 35 Spline / 5:00 Gear Ratio
ARB Differential
Stock Braking

Baja Kits – A-Arm/Spindle Suspension Kit (15" Wheel Travel)
FOX - 10" 3.0 Coilover
FOX - 10" 3.0" Triple Bypass
FOX – 2.5" Bumpstops
Baja Kits – Cantilever System (15" Wheel Travel)
FOX – 12" 3.0" Triple Bypass
Atlas Suspension – Custom Springs

Kicker Multi-Channel Amplifier & Powered Subwoofer
Spod LED Lighting Controller

Wheels & Tires:
Method Race Wheels 17" Standard Beadlock Wheels
General Tire Grabber 37x17x12.50

FiberwerX 2015 Ford F150 7" Fenders
FiberwerX 2015 Ford F150 7" Bedsides
ADD Race Series "R" Front Bumper
ADD Venom Rear Bumper
ADD Bed Cage
(2) Spare General Tire 37"x17x12.50 Grabber Tires
Powertank 10LB
Stock Ford F150 Sport Grille
Rigid Industries 54" RDS LED Light Bar
Rigid Industries Rock Lights
(10) Rigid Industries D2
(2) Rigid Industries D2 Bumper Lights


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