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Old 04-02-2007, 03:29 PM   #11  
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well if you did it yourself then you can only bitch to yourself
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Old 04-02-2007, 03:54 PM   #12  
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Crazy, read thru all the post at this link

http://www.theturboforums.com/smf/in...amp;board=10.0

You will see that HP and PTK make good kits but have AWEFUL customer service
and delivery problems.

Turbo companies have gotten so bad with customer service that turbomustangs.com
set up a whole forum section just for people to bitch.

haha thats funny.... who has good customer service then??
From the thread in that section it looks like Ponydown isn't bad at all.
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:03 PM   #13  
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crazy if do go turbo at least replace the rods and pistons. remember u have hyper pistons in ur car. i wouldn't go more than 9psi
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:11 PM   #14  
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If you are worried aboust the block holding up just buy a d.s.s. main support it requires no machine work to the caps and almost doubles the strenghth of the bottom end. That is whatI did when I installed my V-1 @ 9#s of boost. I have not had any problems at all.
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:13 PM   #15  
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:23 PM   #16  
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Don't forget to think of all of the other things you're going to have to upgrade with that kind of power. Beyond just the motor


http://hellionpowersystems.com/
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:27 PM   #17  
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+1 If you have the $$$ go w/ the Hellion.
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haha thats funny.... who has good customer service then??
www.ponydown.net - still 4-5 week delivery but they seem to actually meet that from post
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www.hellionpowersystems.com - they say thier 94-95 kit is in testing right now and due out soon.
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If you are worried aboust the block holding up just buy a d.s.s. main support it requires no machine work to the caps and almost doubles the strenghth of the bottom end. That is whatI did when I installed my V-1 @ 9#s of boost. I have not had any problems at all.
That does nothing to strength block, just keeps crank from walking at high rpm
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Old 04-02-2007, 11:50 PM   #20  
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+1 to r.barn's comment ^
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