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  1. Classic Tech
    I am new to this forum and I recently picked up a '68 Fastback (289 in it) with a 1969 351W (on the side). I have seen many posts about stroking and boring the 351W to a 393, 408 or 427. I am trying to make around the 550-575 HP range with a decent amount of Torque to go with it. I also have 5...
  2. V6 Talk
    Greetings all. Im an old rod kinda guy, in fact I restore late 60's and 70's muscle cars and Harleys, so I know my way around vehicles pretty good. That is until I bought a 2000 V6 for the wifey the other day. I get it from a car stand point but what im asking here is more a list of bolt on or...
  3. V6 Tech
    ok im going to make this short and sweet just typed a whole bunch of stuff and lost connection as I went to send it so here we go. Looking for a good cam for slight horsepower increase without going to radical.:?::smilie I dont want to have to replace the heads may have them worked though...
  4. V6 Tech
    Hey, wondering if anyone can help me out or give me some opinions. So I've got a 98 v6 mustang for my first car, and I absolutely love it. I have already added some things including dual exhaust, stereo upgrade, etc.... But what i really want to do is add some horses to it, I feel that it is...
  5. V6 Tech
    Hello I'm new to this site but I am looking for the best set up for my 2000 v6 convertible. It seems she lags in pick up. I would like to know the best set up for exhaust (with great sound too), engine, and is it possible to add NOS? She is currently my daily driver but hopefully won't be for...
  6. 2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey - I've had my 2011 Mustang GT for over a year now and I'm ready to make some modifications to increase horsepower. At the moment everything on the vehicle is stock. After looking around on the internet the most common modifications seem to be changing the exhaust, adding a cold air intake...
  7. 4.6L Tech
    I have a 2000 bone stock gt mustang. I'm wanting to get 2.5 inch tubing MAC catback exhaust. What are the real performance gains? I have heard anywhere from none-15 horsepower. The stock size of exhaust is 2.25 inches and it'd be going to 2.5. The exhaust link is: MAC Catback Mustang Exhaust...
  8. Classic Tech
    Hello, i am looking for options to increase horsepower in a variety of ways, good combos or simple expensive ones. at this point i will say i have a budget of $1000 and all options are o the table. my first thought was to bore and stroke it, but i have heard of some overheating issues, since i...
  9. Introductions
    I Have A 2003 V6 3.8L Mustang And I Was Just Wondering If Anybody Has Any Suggestions On Performance Parts That Would Be Great For This Type Of Mustang, Such As Exaust Pipes, Headers, Intakes, And So On...? I Don't Want A Whole Lot Of Performance To Go Drag Racing Or Anything, I Just Want To...
  10. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    What is a good estimated RWHP number if I install all of the following mods on my 2010 GT, and with a "safe" street tune, and a more aggressive tune? :?: Mods: Roush CAI OR C&L CAI BBK twin 62mm throttle body C&L intake manifold Long tube headers with no catalytic converters (straight pipe)...
  11. V6 Tech
    hello i have a 3.8l v6 mustang coupe. the engine is copletely stock and is pushing around 200 horsepower. i dont have much cash since i am only 16 and go to school full time. is there anything i can do to advance my horsepower?
  12. Introductions
    I am no car expert so i would appreciate other's opinion on this. I also am not rich lol. I have gt-40 upper and lower intanke and a larger throttle body but i was told this would be useless without a mass air flow conversion. is this true and what should i do?
  13. V6 Talk
    Hello, I have a 95 mustang v6, and currently have the stock exhuast. How much horsepower and tourqe gain should I expect by making a true dual catback system. And what mufflers should I get, cherrybomb, flowmaster ect...
  14. 4.6L Tech
    Hey guys. First, I must say that this redirecting thing going on with the site is nothing but annoying. Let's get to the point, though. I have contemplated on buying a tuner from American Muscle for a long time now. Finally this morning I went ahead and bought the DiabloSport Predator for my 02...
  15. Mustang II Tech
    Hey everyone, I just got a 1978 2.3L 4cylinder Mustang II sedan, and I paid $500 for it. This made me quite happy because it means I have $1500-2000 to get it to go FASTER. It runs well, considering the age, and just smokes a little at "hard" acceleration. I need a little more acceleration out...
  16. 4.6L Tech
    I'm looking to get the best out of my pony, so it's time for a much needed tune. What would be a better deal? Getting a professional dyno tune, or buying a tuner and loading tunes myself? Both will set me back about the same, but from researching and based on knowledge I know that buying the...
  17. 5.0L Talk
    How to get a stock 1995 mustang to full HP potintial.
  18. 4.6L Tech
    I just signed up for this site, so excuse my amateurism! I own a 2002 Mustang GT with a full Roush stage II kit on it. Bought it like that. That includes the ground effects, decals, 18x9 wheels in the front, and 18x10 in the rear, catless side exhaust with BBK headers and off-road H-pipe...
  19. V6 Talk
    Okay so I have been looking at the newest Summit Racing book for parts to customize and increase the performance of a mustang. I am thinking about purchasing a Superchips performance programmer for my V6. Its claims to add around 50 ponies and 35 ft-lbs of torque. Combine that with a BBK cold...
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