My "New to me" 95

Skargon

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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 with a 5 Speed

So far-

CAI
Cheap Glass Pack mufflers
Adjustable Clutch Cable
MSD Cap/Rotor Etc.

And routine maintenance etc.


I Love the car, But the passenger Cat is leaking, the front one. Not a big issue I know, But when money is tight and you do not have a place to work on the car, or the proper tools, it becomes a problem. lol

But I am just taking it day by day.

Anyone got any cheap tips/tricks to get some power out of this old girl?
I Set my timing to 12* and I run 89 gas with no pinging, anything higher and I am worried about it so I just keep it there.

Here are some pic's of her how she sits today. The gas cap and hash marks are plasti dip so I can remove them when I get bored with them. Lol

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What idea's can you guys point out to wake this car up a bit? Even if its just restoring lost power. :headbang:
 

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As far as pwr. your basically stuck till you can afford to put some gears in it. (no pwr increase but it will accelerate a lot faster).
Then dependine on $$$, Budget wise Exploder GT40 heads and intake and a steeda 19 or Trick flow stage 1 cam. If you win the lottery then full alumnium TF top end.
 

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Yeah, that's on a list of to-do's for today. lol

Going to do that, and remove spare tire/tool's etc.

Lighter = Free = Cheap Speed :D
 

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That's a clean car you got! Go with a set of gears my man! But just like CC said, no more hp, but will definitely wake the car up.
 

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Is jumping from 3.27's to 3.55's worth it? I do a bunch of Highway driving. I don't think the gain of it would be worth it, and 4.10 would kill my gas. lol
Buddy has a set of 4.30's sitting in his old 94, but it's not running anymore.
 

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Nice car always liked the teal GTs.

Did you check the timing yet? Thats always free HP on a 5.0.
 

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Got my timing at 12, running 89 Gas with no pinging.

And is a swap from 3.27's to 3.73's worth it? I mean, I am calculating Mileage and gas into that, not just speed benefit.

And yeah I realize, any power I add = less gas MPG, but I'd rather be able to cruise lower RPM's for freeway driving.
 

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I haven't ever noticed a difference in mpg. Has always gotten 18mpg @ 80mph. Maybe if I drove it like an old lady, but thats what the fusion is for.....lol
 

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Very nice!

Been seeing a couple of these on creaigslist for pretty cheap, man I am tempted!
 

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