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  1. A Faster Horsepower: How do Horses Pull Cars out of Ditches?

    Classic Talk
    One horsepower is supposed to be the amount of work a horse can do. So why is it that a horse can run up to 50 miles per hour. Or pull a car out of a ditch. Things that a 1 hp car couldn't have a hope of doing. Basically, we saw a video of a horse pulling a Focus out of a ditch which led to an...
  2. How to get more HP/torque out of the 2011 GT 5.0

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys, picked up a 2011 GT 5.0 and planning ahead for next summer. What would you guys recommend to get some more HP/torque out of this? I see a lot of people recommend exhaust/CAI/tune to start. The car came with a flowmaster axleback exhaust installed which does nice. Would you guys...
  3. Need Help With Power

    Introductions
    I have recently acquired a 1968 302 engine originally off of a Galixy. It had a 2 barrel intake but i removed that to put a four barrel intake on. I am wondering what some cheap and easy things to do are, to add power to the engine. I would like to invest in a cam and heads but I'm not really...
  4. low full bolt on dyno numbers

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Hood evening everyone. I drive a 2013 mustang GT automatic. I have the following mods done. Cobra jet intake Manifold. Twin 65mm throttle. FRPP CAI. BBK long tube headers and off road X pipe. 3:55 gears. 1 piece aluminum driveshaft. Upgraded suspension and wheels and tires also. My question is...
  5. Rotrex Supercharger Impressions

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    I recently had a Rotrex Supercharger kit installed in my 2013 Mustang GT and I'm here to tell you my overall impressions on the kit as it's a great alternative to Roots blowers and Vortech/Procharger setups. I had the kit installed a few months ago with some doubts on how it would perform and...
  6. YOUR OPINION for best power mods NA engine

    4.6L Tech
    Hey all, So yes, I know this topic has been addressed time and time again, and there are numerous threads that have been formed about it, but I'm not looking for the "catch-all" thread to answer my question, I wanna hear it from the horses' mouths (pun intended) as to power-adding or...
  7. Supercharge v6 or trade for GT

    Superchargers+Turbochargers
    Hello all, This is my first post and primary reason for creating an actual account on here lol. I have been bouncing back and forth between trading in my 2006 v6 premium mustang with 70k miles for a GT, or supercharging it. I would like to supercharge the mustang because I would like to get...
  8. 351W Build Up Question

    Classic Tech
    Hey all, So I've got a 351w thats basically stock (I think the cam is slightly bigger than stock but I could be wrong so lets assume its stock) except for a Edelbrock 650cfm carb and Edelbrock intake. I'm now trying to move up to heads and I'm looking at the E street heads (not going to be a...
  9. How can I get at least 250 horsepower at the wheels from my first generation mustang?

    Classic Tech
    I have a 1966 mustang coupe with a 289 v8, sporting a 4v carb. I know this engine was rated at 225 horsepower at the crank in 1966, but I was wondering if I could get a guide on how to modify the engine/car to put out at least 250 horsepower at the wheels. Any help would be great!
  10. New to the forums, question about my setup.

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hello everyone, I am new to the forums. However, I am not new to the racing world. I am not very mechanically inclined, I am just a driving enthusiast. I love mustangs, I have an 05 mustang GT blacked out. I love street racing(in mexico) and racing at the track. I am trying to do my research to...
  11. what horsepower should i be looking at?

    4.6L Talk
    I have a 2003 mustang gt its the 4.6 2v im wanting to know about what kind of horsepower and torque im looking at, I know they come with 260 hp and 302 ft/lb torque, but I don't know how well my mods actually have helped, I have a 75mm plenum, 70mm throttle body, cold air intake, rally coil on...
  12. New driver looking for engine replacement

    Classic Talk
    Hey guys! I'm new here and haven't had much experience with my Mustang yet. I received a 1965 stang from my grandma as a first car last year and I am planning on working on it this summer. After I get her up and running again and I get her nice and safe, I'd love to get a new engine to show up...
  13. Cheap Horsepower for a 1965 mustang

    Classic Tech
    I just got a 1965 mustang with I think a 289 and I'm looking for more horsepower. I know how to get cheap horsepower on modern cars through intake and tune. How can I get cheap horsepower for an old car. Thank you in advance
  14. 351w Estimate

    Classic Tech
    Hey all, I was wondering if someone here could give me a reasonable estimate on what a 351w with a performer intake, 600cfm carb, Comp XE268h cam, Hedman mid length headers, full dual exhaust, electronic ignition but stock heads (soon to go) would be putting down? Thanks.
  15. '79 3.3L Mustang performance advice?

    V6 Tech
    Well it's an INLINE 6, so this may be wrong category. I didn't see any specific section for these engines. Beside the point, though. I'm considering buying a 1979 Mustang Ghia Coupe for my first car. It's a 3.3L engine. I'm not all too familiar with these engines, but I've read that they have a...
  16. 2002 Mustang Gt horsepower upgrade?

    4.6L Tech
    I've recently acquired a 2002 Mustang Gt. And I am looking for an efficient way to up my horsepower without breaking my wallet. I am open to ideas (for the most part). Any help would be appreciated. Thanks for your time.
  17. new to the mustang world!

    Introductions
    Hey guys, My name is Michael and I just bought a S/N 95 Mustang gt convertible. This thing is bone stock and has 115,000 miles on it with a 5 speed manual tranny. Ideally I want to build this thing up a little. Lets face it, stock these things are pretty slow. I have a twin turbo 3000gt thats...
  18. Whats needed with trick flow heads?

    5.0L Tech
    I have a automatic 1990 mustang and plan on getting some trick flow heads from late model, engine gasket kit, e cam, arp head bolt kit. Trick Flow Twisted Wedge Aluminum Cylinder Heads 170cc Small Block Ford 51400002M61 - LatemodelRestoration.com I plan on using my stock rockers and a e cam...
  19. 302 HO Power question...

    Introductions
    So i have a 1983 with a 302 HO. This car is far from stock that i can tell but the guy i bought it from couldnt tell me what exactly was done to it. From what i can tell, it has a 650 cfm edelbrock 4 barrel carb, edelbrock high rise dual plan intake (which is a f4b i believe), headers with 3"...
  20. Getting Weird HP Numbers

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    So I just had my car dynoed for the first time since I had all my modifications done and something just isn't adding up. While doing research, I learned a stock 2010 GT puts down about 276 HP and 281 TQ to the wheels. So it was quite the surprise to me that with my modifications, I am only...
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