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Old 04-17-2009, 05:44 AM   #1
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Question USED AFR 165 HEADS (ON BUDGET)

My Car is a 1988 mustang GT mustang 5.0 and have these mods:

bbk cold air intake, with 70mm throttle body and 70mm spacer 73mmC&L MAF
msd distributer, msd 6al ingnition box, and i tfi msd coil
a billet adj. fuel regulator (30-100 psi), 24lb fuel injectors,
bkk long tube headers
bbk h-pipes w/o cats
flow master 2 chamber exaughst (american Thunder)
cobra intake (i think but it look like a normal one to me)
a rebuilt (i think it is) t-5 short shifter

i've had my dizzy done and set

WOULD THESE HEADS HELP ME OUT? AND WHERE COULD FIND IT
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Old 04-17-2009, 06:55 AM   #2
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of course they'd help, try ebay or craigs list but no aluminum head is gonna be cheap, expect to spend 900.00 to 1100 for a used aluminum head pending what brand, I have a set of edelbrock rpm 1.90/1.60's for 875.00
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Old 04-17-2009, 09:23 AM   #3
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of course they'd help, try ebay or craigs list but no aluminum head is gonna be cheap, expect to spend 900.00 to 1100 for a used aluminum head pending what brand, I have a set of edelbrock rpm 1.90/1.60's for 875.00
how long have you had them and do you still have the reciept because i want to document everything i get for my car
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if you want to keep on a budget you can take your e7te heads and have 2.02/1.60 cut into them then do a little port work and they flow the same as afr165. I looked at having it done and it came to 450 including valves from my machinest.
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if you want to keep on a budget you can take your e7te heads and have 2.02/1.60 cut into them then do a little port work and they flow the same as afr165. I looked at having it done and it came to 450 including valves from my machinest.
Did you fall down and hit your head on something or did your machinest hold a swinging watch out in front of you for a few minutes? lol
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how long have you had them and do you still have the reciept because i want to document everything i get for my car
If you want a reciept you get it from the person you buy them from stating you bought them used and appox mileage if possible. Getting the recipt from where they were purchaced new falsifies the trure documentation of your build. It would be like me asking the previous owner of my 85 Coupe for the dealer invoice to put in my build records.
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I have been told by a coupe diffrent machinests that they will. Its just one way to get a little better flowing head on a budjet.
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they are about 1 year old and were purchased at a local speed shop for 1175.00, no I don't have reciept anymore
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There's no way in HELL you will EVER get a set of ported E7's to perform like a good set of aftermarket heads. Granted, a good set of ported stockers can do well, but a good set of aftermarket heads with revised port designs are always going to be ahead of the game. And there's a lot more to making power than just what the head flows after it's been ported.
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