Originally Posted by stealth_GT
My main concern is the manual trans and the rear end. I don't mind the rebuild with forged or built internals as I can just do it on my weekend, full shop and tools. I just don't want any surprises. I may just run 4.10's, slicks and skinnies, long tubes.. just for kicks. Parked in the winter obviously. I learned my lessons! Gonna grab a Jeep for that...
If a set of forged internals aren't gonna bother you then replacing the rear for a 12bolt or 9" shouldn't either haha. If you dont track it you should be ok with the stock trans and rear tho. MRTstang makes lower 500's on his with a stock trans and rear with a good clutch and 4.10's.