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Old 12-31-2005, 03:21 AM   #1
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Default Fox Body Mods with $2500

Hi i'm a new member and I am buying a 5 sp. fox body this September. I have driven one or two and i have always wanted one so i decided to save up. I read the first mods list on this site and most of them like the gears and i knew to do already. I will have $2500 to put into this car as soon as i buy it so i am wondering what mods i can do to get the most hp out of the 302 with that money. I don't want to put a supercharger in it right away though. Also i am wondering what brands are the most reliable for these mustangs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 12-31-2005, 03:33 AM   #2
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Default RE: Fox Body Mods with $2500

I was planning on getting 4:10's, an exhaust including headers and subframe connectors as a start.


I made a list of stuff but i have no idea if any of it would be a good choice or not.

BBK underdrive pulley kit
BBK cold air induction
Pro M MAF
Comp Polymers Intake Manifold
Jacobs ignition system
BBK Headers (ceramic)
BBK X Pipe
Mac Flowpath Mufflers
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Old 12-31-2005, 04:01 AM   #3
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that intake is way overkill for a stock motor, look into trick flow, edelbrock, FMS for a more street oriented intake
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Old 12-31-2005, 04:04 AM   #4
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Default RE: Fox Body Mods with $2500

Alrighty... thanks. I was actually just looking at the edelbrock a few minutes ago.

How much horsepower can i push out before i need to start buying new internal parts for the engine like pistons ect.?
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Old 12-31-2005, 04:46 PM   #5
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Default RE: Fox Body Mods with $2500

swap in a 351W
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Old 12-31-2005, 06:18 PM   #6
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with that kinda $ i'd get heads a cam, injectors and a maf,
bring it to the next level while you got the money
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Old 12-31-2005, 06:28 PM   #7
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trick flow track heat top end kit 360hp 350ft/lb torque $2200
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Old 12-31-2005, 07:45 PM   #8
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take a look at the stickeys
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Old 01-01-2006, 02:27 AM   #9
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trick flow track heat top end kit 360hp 350ft/lb torque $2200

How much more horespower will this kit give the engine. And can you use stock lifters with it?
Thanks, Kevin
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Old 01-05-2006, 02:08 AM   #10
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well if stock is 225 then subtract 360 from that and theres your answer never ask me to do math i really really really ****ing hate it
and stock torque is 300 so also subtract that
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