Originally Posted by mg man 75
For turbo need forged pistons. But they are low compression so if using them and not going turbo you are going to lose power. Also a drain hole needs drilled and tap into block. This can be plugged no big deal there. Also head need valves for turbo application and chamber design needs changed from head shape to d-shape. Maurice
Correct me if im wrong but i think the 2.3 turbo had forged rods too
1989 Mustang Hatch 2.3 Turbo Swap, 17 PSI, Holset HY35, Stinger Center Mount Header, 3 Inch Straight Pipe Exhaust, Tial External Wastegate, Greddy BPV, Spec Stage 3 Clutch, FMIC, Ported Intake.