Go Back   MustangForums.com > Ford Mustang Tech > 2005 - 2014 Mustangs > V6 S197 General Discussion > 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


4.0L V6 Technical Discussions Any questions about engine, transmission, exhaust, tuners/CAI, or gearing can be asked here!

Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


View Poll Results: Which F/I Should I Choose?
Procharger Stage II 1 25.00%
Vortech H/O 1 25.00%
Turbo (PH or On3P) 2 50.00%
Other? 0 0%
Voters: 4. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-03-2013, 09:52 AM   #1
Stang-aholic
4th Gear Member
 
Stang-aholic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Vehicle: 2006 Black Mustang
Location: FL
Posts: 1,173
Default Power Adders (Suggestions Needed)

Well I finally have decided that I am going F/I hopefully around Christmas time or the following spring. I have been on the edge between F/I and trading in the car on a 5.0, but I can't bring myself to let go of my car. (Ill just buy a used 5.0 in a couple of years)

Heres a small synopsis about my car: Ive taken apart the interior about 6 times for custom work from HU to gauges to wrapped dash to leather interior swap. Custom amp and door sub installed. Front and rear bumpers changed (and other misc exterior parts). And this is my DD!!! Woo! Its not always the best thing to drive in FL rain, but Ive managed for the last 4yrs. Anyway here is some mechanical info on my car as it sits today:
Stock 4.0 block, crank, heads, intake, and headers
Stock AT
Stock 2 piece driveshaft
Stock springs and dampers (I can't lower it because as my DD this town has crappy roads)
Accel coil
Thunder wires
E3 Spark Plugs
174 degree thermostat
8.8 w/ 3.73s
C&L CAI
BMR: LCAs, panhard bar, panhard brace, sway bars (F & R)
FR500S/KR mufflers and X pipe
2-piece drilled and slotted 14" rotors
4 piston Brembo calipers

I am looking at three options as far as F/I goes:
1. Procharger Stage II
--Pros: makes a ton of power, somewhat easy install, cheapest option, sounds like a jet! lol
--Cons: turbo is more power and efficient, and idk if id like to hear it ALL the time

2. Vortech H/O water cooled
--Pros: very well put together kit, can be pushed for a lot of power
--Cons: complex because of the water cooler, most expensive option

3. PH Turbo
--Pros: holy $hit power, simple, most bang for buck out of box, very efficient system
--Cons: turbo on a DD can cause problems, have to get exhaust shop to re do Y pipe, may require custom pipes.

Nitrous is a no go, I just hate the idea. I love the Xcharger, but I dont think you get as much bang for buck And meth injection is on the edge for me, but Id only add it after F/I (being a DD I want as little maintenance as I can haha)

I do not take my car to the strip or road race (but Im looking into that now that my brakes are insane) I do want to keep with a LIGHTWEIGHT theme. I only weight 160, and soon I will be installing a BMR K member, Steeda radiator support, BMR LCA (Fronts), and possibly a 1 piece DS.

GOAL: 350 rwhp I can drive daily. And somwhere near 400 rwhp when I want all hell to break loose for the weekend!

So what's yalls thought? questions? Ideas?
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!
__________________

P/J Front Fascia | GT500 Rear Bumper | Custom CF Dash | BOSS 302 SW | MyColor Gauges | 2010 Black Leather | Shelby Kickers | Pioneer HU | FRPP FR500S Exhaust | C&L Intake | 93 VMP Tune | 8.8 w/ 3.73's | BMR: LCAs, PH Bar & Brace, F & R Sway Bars | 14" 2-Piece Baer Rotors & GT500 Brembos | Custom SS Lines | 19x9 & 19x10 Black GT500 Wheels

Last edited by Stang-aholic; 08-03-2013 at 10:04 AM.
Stang-aholic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 01:04 PM   #2
Andrew Christian
2nd Gear Member
 
Andrew Christian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Vehicle: 2012 Ford Mustang GT
Location: TX
Posts: 179
Judge Shinobi
Default

I personally would go with the PH Turbocharger even though it's a bit more than a Procharger Stage II. You've got more potential with the Turbocharger than that Procharger set up. The only thing about the PH Turbo, is I don't think they sell a mail order kit. You may have to go to their actual shop for install. I may be wrong though, it something you should verify.
__________________
2012 Mustang GT
[Sold]2007 Mustang v6
Andrew Christian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 04:10 PM   #3
Nuke
6th Gear Member
 
Nuke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Vehicle: 2007 GT
Location: PA to KY ('07) to IL ('09) to MS ('10) to FL ('11)
Posts: 16,020
Send a message via AIM to Nuke Send a message via Yahoo to Nuke Send a message via Skype™ to Nuke
Default

350 RWHP? 400 RWHP? On the 4.0, even with FI the 350 will be expensive.

What are other's with SC'd 4.0's putting down?
__________________
Rick
07 GT Prem: Alloy, MT, 3.55's, Steeda CAI w/Brenspeed tunes, FRPP Stingers, 275/40/18 Goodyear Eagle F1 A/S on SVT Cobras (OE GT500's), 14" shorty, Wheelskin side scoops & qtr window louvers, A-H rear window louvers, SHR honeycomb blackout panel, Sequentials, Hella Optilux Extreme XY fogs, Silverstars
06 V6: Legend Lime, Pony Package, 14" shorty, Sequentials, Hella Optilux Extreme XY fogs, Silverstars
Nuke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 04:10 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:20 PM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup