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  1. Where to start my up grades

    Road Racing
    Hello everyone! I have just purchased a 1979 fox body with the 302. The car is 100% stock. I want to start upgrading it to make it faster and handle better, for more street racing purposes, however im not sure where to start. Im thinking my first move should be to replace the stock carb with a...
  2. 351c budget build camshaft advice

    Classic Tech
    I picked up a 1971 351 cleveland block that has been prepaired with TRW flattop pistions .040 over. crankshaft turned .010 with new bearings. The heads are 2v 1971. The heads have been redone. It appears they installed new double springs. rotating assably has been balanced. I also have a...
  3. 1990 GT Steering/suspension Upgrade suggestions??

    5.0L Tech
    I'm currently in the process of building myself a drift rocket, and I'm in need of some experience that could point me in the right direction for a few upgrades to the steering and the suspension. A little background on the car: It's a 1990 Mustang GT 5.0, and I bought it from a guy in...
  4. 4000 dollar budget to buy a mustang

    4.6L Talk
    Okay so I am looking to buy my first mustang and I have a few questions: 1) is 4000 dollars good enough to get me a good mustang? 2) If i do find a car, what should I look for to make sure its going to be reliable? How many miles is too many miles? 3)What year mustangs are the best?
  5. Boosting a 1996 Cobra on a budget

    SVT Cobra Tech
    So i have been doing a little research on weather to super or turbocharge my baby(1996 Mystic). Centrifugal superchargers seem to be the ones for lowest boost, and easiest to install which is what im looking for. I want something not too terribly expensive that will give me about 7-10 lbs of...
  6. 2012 Base V6 Getting the most out of your 3.7 Liter Mustang. Project Average Joe.

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    This thread is to create awareness of the modifications that I have done thus far and in hopes that others, like myself, invest their money most efficiently. I began with my 2012 Base V6 3.7L, purchased at 20k with 1200 miles on her. First push of the gas pedal... I was hooked.. but it just...
  7. 2008 Mustang GT upgrades on a budget

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I'm sure there have been similar posts to this, but i'd really like to get some input/opinions. I'm a college student on a tight budget but i'd really like to start personalizing and upgrading my 08 GT. Everything is stock right now except some HID headlights I just installed in the foglights...
  8. Compression too high?

    5.0L Tech
    Hey guys I'm in process of building a EFI 331 Stroker. Trick Flow Heads with an X303 cam. I am afraid that my compression ratio is way too high. Is this ok for a street motor or can i do something like retard the ignition or cam timing. I'd rather not have to replace my heads or anything...
  9. Paint Matched Rocker Panels for Under $25!!

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Just finished installing my rockers which I color matched for under $25. Quality of the mod depends on how good you are with a rattle can and how patient you are. Check list: 1. Ugly gray plastic unpainted rockers 2. Rubbing alcohol and wiping cloth 3. 1000 grit sandpaper 4. Color matched...
  10. Dual exhaust for 1998 Mustang V6

    V6 Tech
    hey everyone. i just bought a 1998 v6 3.8l mustang as my first car and ive been putting extras on it and am now looking to purchase a dual exhaust system. im no expert so any advice would be great. my budgets 500$ due to the fact im in school. right now its got the single exhaust so i need...
  11. Easy budget performance mods?

    5.0L Talk
    I've just been looking around for some budget performance mods. Im already ordering the BBK CAI and cant wait to install it (haha, i just like working on this car, and i cant even legally drive it alone yet...). :happyhapp I was thinking about 410 gears, i started reading about them, are they...
  12. Newbie in need of help

    V6 Tech
    Hi Im new here and would like to draw on the vast knowledge of the forum. Here is my dillema, I have 700 dolalrs to spend on a new, or some new, upgrades for my 2004 V6 3.9L. I have a CAI on now and would like to know where i could spend the money so i get the most bang for the buck. I...