5.0 GT or 4.6 GT

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  1. GaryG

    GaryG Well-Known Member

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    which 1 would u pick, and y?


    on the 5.0 or 4.6, my plan is to do h/c/i, stronger internals, and either a s/c or turbo


    just wondering, b/c if i get this job i applied for today, im just gonna save up for a '94-98 GT instead of building the '82
     
  2. GaryG

    GaryG Well-Known Member

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    sry just noticed there is a topic bout this 3 threads down
     
  3. Red96GT

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    Lol I was just going to link you to that thread. O0
     
  4. GaryG

    GaryG Well-Known Member

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    my bad, i even realized i posted twice in it...haha
     
  5. Paul

    Paul Legend

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    5.0 - because it doesn't suck.
     
  6. scarface

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    HAHA...

    (waiting for Snakebit to come in)

    JERRY... JERRY.... JERRY!
     
  7. GaryG

    GaryG Well-Known Member

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    its a tough decision b/c-

    5.0- they r easier to work on, and more parts for them
    4.6- can install pi h/c/i and get good results, an ive always wanted 1
     
  8. quickstang_1994

    quickstang_1994 Well-Known Member

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    4.6L, only if you are using a stock block a 5.0l block is only good to 500rwhp.
     
  9. 97vertstang

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    an ls1 ::)
     
  10. ALITL8

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    oh man, that was wrong in so many ways!! :slap:
     
  11. 2slo95fiveoh

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    if you are stuck between the two gt's, then the 5.0 all the way... its easy to work on, parts are a lot of the time cheaper, and IMO,
    they just sound better. if you had a little more to spend, then i would say a 96-98 cobra, but the GT 2v 4.6's do not excite me all that much,

    \ :dunno:
     
  12. tyler96

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    between the 94-98's, 4.6 FTW!!! now if we're talkin a 93 and older fox or notch, i say the 5.0!
     
  13. x182dan

    x182dan Well-Known Member

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    why would you say that you could build a 9495 motor just as easy as a foxbody
     
  14. Paul

    Paul Legend

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    Finally, someone who knows what they're talking about. :)

    LSx > 5.0 > 4.6
     
  15. Lightning Struck

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    oh yes its the end all be all for motorsports, so why waste time on 5.0 vs 4.6 :eek:uttahere:
     
  16. 2slo95fiveoh

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    my guess behind his reasoningis because the foxes had the factory forged pistons, but he is partially incorrect, ford
    switched to cast in 93, so the 93-95 5.0s had cast pistons, where as the 87-92 had forged... this explains why horsepower dropped from
    225 in 92' to 215 in 93, and torque from 300 in 92' to 285 in 93'. :thumb:
     
  17. 97vertstang

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    i was being sarcastic,
    paul got it ^-^
     
  18. ALITL8

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    sarcasm right back atcha... i got it too
     
  19. phil_the_thrill

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    like the saying goes, theres no replacement for displacement so the higher displacement is gonna have a higher potential 99% of the time.
     
  20. Lightning Struck

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    no replacement except for FI in my opinion >:D