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Old 06-22-2006, 02:24 AM
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ok im helping a friend of mine who is wanting a stang .im a firm beliver in the old fox bodys were as everyone else says go 4.6 .well we are on a smaller budget than most.he just wants a decent runnin lil car and look good.i say go for fox stang and do exhaust,intake,gears maybe supercharg it. well if you guys could fill us in on what would be good choise for us fill me in .my knowledge is on mostly gms but im willing to help any one that i can as long as their done tastfully please help guys THANKS
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Old 06-22-2006, 08:40 AM
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Old 06-22-2006, 11:43 AM
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ok im helping a friend of mine who is wanting a stang .im a firm beliver in the old fox bodys were as everyone else says go 4.6 .well we are on a smaller budget than most.he just wants a decent runnin lil car and look good.i say go for fox stang and do exhaust,intake,gears maybe supercharg it. well if you guys could fill us in on what would be good choise for us fill me in .my knowledge is on mostly gms but im willing to help any one that i can as long as their done tastfully please help guys THANKS
A blower and budget? Which is it? Your cheap entry level A-trim is gonna run 1500$ or so. Why not spray it? If he's not going to do any internal mods to it either one will be sufficient. Smaller budget as in total mod money or total for cost of car and mod money? A 4.6 DOHC with simple bolt-ons and tires can get into the mid 12's without ever having to take the intake or valve covers off. No need for big ticket modifications. But insurance will probably be cheaper with a pushrod. -Mark
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I got a 4.6 because its newer, and thus likely to be a nicer car. I ran high 13's with less than $500 in mods (tires, shifter, gears). Another $500 could put me in the 12's with a 100 shot
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Old 06-23-2006, 05:41 AM
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A new 4.6 2V would be a nicer, newer car and run high 13's bone stock. It isnt as hard to find a nice clean one where it would be tougher to find a clean foxbody. Granted modding the Foxbody can be cheaper.
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