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Old 02-11-2014, 09:14 AM   #1
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Default New with my new modded car set up.. need advice

Hi guys and gals... I'm new to this group, I've had now 9 mustangs and I just bought one with the listed things down below already done to it... Im more of a custom body guy and not great with the mechanicals but want to learn more about it... I'm looking to probably keep the car carbed but I would like some advice on whats the best things to add to this set for max power gains?

Rebuilt motor bored out .30 over from a 302 to 306, bottom end stock, E303 cam, GT40P heads, 1.6 roller rockers, Holley 650 manual carb, elderbrock preformer 5500 intake, GT40P headers, msd dis and coil pack, ford racing spark plug wires, new exhaust x pipes dueled out dumped and flow master, new alternator, AOD trans w/ shift kit rebuilt, PTC 3300 performance stall torque converter, B&M ratchet shifter, new springs drop in front and rear 1.5 inches, new struts in front, new shocks in rear, front suspension all new and 411 gears in the rear. The motor has about 300 miles on it.
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:01 PM   #2
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What are your goals with the car? Daily driver, street/strip, track only?

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Old 02-11-2014, 04:04 PM   #3
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I think I'm looking for a fun driver on the weekends but something I can also take to the track and not look stupid... I'm tossing around the idea of turbocharged on the carb set up so ideally Id want to set everything up in that way.
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Old 02-12-2014, 11:42 PM   #4
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leave it as is and run it to get a baseline

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Old 02-15-2014, 01:26 AM   #5
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"the best things to add to this set for max power gains?"


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