Okay Guys... Think Budget

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by CanaryGT, Nov 2, 2006.

  1. CanaryGT

    CanaryGT Well-Known Member

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    Heres the deal, basically I have little money. Im a college student and I cannot afford anything huge for my car.... I wanted to do small things (Like Head and Intake swap) but I need to get a bang for buck effect... Any advise would be extremely appreciated.
     
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    i, too, am a college student looking to make my car faster on a limited budget. not so sure about heads and intakes for 5.0 because i never really looked in to it. some of the mods that i've heard have the most bang for the buck are gears and nitrous. i looked into both of these options. for gears all said and done is about $500. thats $160 for the rack and pinion, $75 for the bearing kit, and around $250 for labor. the rest is the cost for fluids and the such. another option i have looked into is nitrous. i found a NX wet kit for around $600 for the kit itself. with a 75 shot, it has been said you can spray safely without a tune. from just doing research and reading around, it seems that these two mods are the best bang for the buck. to me, $500 still sounds like a lot but im not sure just what kind fo budget you are on
     
  3. Lightning Struck

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    your on a budget? be glad you dont have a modular stang :rollinglaugh: :rollinglaugh: :rollinglaugh:

    try to find deals on used parts on ebay is what I would do with little cash :)
     
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    ^^^ that aint no shit. i look through the summit catalog for things for my car and i find an intake or a set of heads for cheap and i'm like damn right!!! then i realize its for a 5.0 and that the 4.6 heads are twice as much :mad:
     
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    Soooooooooooo true :nonono:
     
  6. CanaryGT

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    I am lucky i found my car with low miles etc etc... But what do you think about a Cobra intake with perhaps GT40P heads? I AM NOT going GT40X... Id go trick flow or AFR before that, but that's besides the point... Would I see a good difference?? Also, I already have 4.10's in the rear and yeah, its bang for the buck factor is great! Read my Sig and see what I have.... from there Lemmie know what else I could benefit from.
     
  7. 95 Sleeper

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    Yeah there is a big difference between GT40P and an Aluminum head. Also with the GT40P's you will need a different type of headers. A GT40/Cobra intake is a very good intake. Also you have to realize that the GT40P are also a iron head which means about 60-70 lbs more weight.