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Old 01-12-2014, 05:19 PM   #1
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Default My Build List I Think.......

Well I made a build list on AM wish they had some more social linking options than just email link its silly.

Some might ask why don't I just put a Boss 302 Crate engine in, I am partial to keeping the original block with the car....

Few other things will be going on like gauge pods, exterior styling and custom striping.

I am building this car up for show and track day fun at Seattle International Raceway. Plus I will be keeping this car well forever no way I am ever going to sell it, if it breaks restore it

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Old 01-12-2014, 05:21 PM   #2
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ever consider FI? you'll see a huge gain. and the listed mods will make it quite reliable.
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Old 01-12-2014, 05:48 PM   #3
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I have debated that or twin turbo's but I think I just want to get the most out of her pushing right to the limit of FI or turbos. So I do not think ill ever do it. I have future plans of picking up a Saleen Mustang, I want to see what they will do with the 2015+ models. Get one of those down the road with FI and everything all done from the start.
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That is a cool looking build, but the engine portion is more expensive than adding a blower, and the blower will make more power.
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That is a cool looking build, but the engine portion is more expensive than adding a blower, and the blower will make more power.
You are most likely right :P I am not sure why I don't want to do a blower but for some strange reason I want to see how far it can go without one.....
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:59 PM   #6
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I vote FI also. With that setup, you'll still have blown 3V GTs walk your car all over the place.
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:57 PM   #7
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i think an NA build with serious power would be awesome. But, our 4v GTs are absolute monsters from the factory, add a blower and you can walk on almost any car
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Old 01-19-2014, 04:08 PM   #8
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Got any sound clip of that SW catback? Im shopping for one. Best i got quoted was 790 shipped to canada, fair price?
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