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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-31-2009 Thread Starter
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1988 Mustang LX, horsepower from 357

ok so i got my build done its an 88 mustang lx mods are as follows
351 block now 357
keith black 10.5/1 pistons
shotpeened rods
h.v. oil pump
custom cam dont have the specs with me its bigger than the t.f. cam though
complete track heat top-end kit heads and intake portmatched and lightly polised
*75mm throttle body
*granatelli mass air
*24lbs inj (i know i will be upgrading these SOON)
*fender cold air intake
*full aluminum u.d. pulleys
*electric fan
*offroad hpipe
*dumped super 44s(might go with hooker aerochambers soon)
*taylor wires
*msd coil
*cobra clutch
*built t-5
*2.73 (had 3.73 but no traction for a d.d. might make it a toy and go with 3.73 or 3.55)
i want to shoot a
-125-150 shot with the new injectors 42s will be good?

so my quiestion is how much flywheel hp and hp to the wheels do you guys think im making with my set up and what u think i should do next only thing other than the motor is a set of koni adjustables and grippi springs and subframe connectors thanks in advance this is my first post of many im new here really like the forum
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without knowing the cam specs i would venture 400-430 @ crank

less 10 t0 12% to the wheels......
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Might look into some gears tho still as there are 3.27 or even 3.55 that wouls still be great and a good set of tires. And a HP guess probably around 363 to the wheels.
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Really I thought I would be at least 400 to the wheels since trickflow claims I belive like 360 on a bonestocl 302 shortblock and trachheat tope end I have a 351 with pistons lightened rods knife edged crÀnk full exhaust X pipe and aero chambers now but I guess my quest for more power is still on I will concentrate on suspension for now I think my setup is good for some decent times if I get my suspension/tires right any suggestions?
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