Should I sell or not

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by Mbachota97, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. Mbachota97

    Mbachota97 Member

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    My car has 122k on it and i have a few mods done to it which are n my sig. Ive been deciding to put some p&p heads on there with either a new bottom end or just a newer stock bottem end and possibly s/c or t/c the car. I would be able to spend 6k maybe 7k to spend if i keep. Im thinking about selling and just buying a car thats already been modified instead of doing it myself. Im just really confused on what to do.Also my main goal is really getting 500hp but it doesnt have to happen yet but i would just like to get a 12 sec car atleast if i keep it. Please any suggestions on what to do. Thanks
     
  2. Whistler98

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    I would check the compression on the motor. As long as it is in good running order I would just put a blower on it and then do the heads when you rebuild the motor down the road. That is what I did with mine. I have around 94,000 miles with a p1sc and will do p*p heads when I rebuild my shortblock. But for now it is running strong.
     
  3. 97blackgt

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    Dont sell it..anyways all the fun is in moding it
     
  4. Mbachota97

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    I thought about just s/c it and doing heads later do anybody know how much a kb supercharger is i think if i get one i would like to go with them.
     
  5. scarface

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    just remember if you sell you will have to pay tax on the new one when you title it...that alone could pay for many mods...at least in Va it would.
     
  6. DropTopPony

    DropTopPony Administrator Staff Member Admin SN95 Supporter

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    Why does everyone want 500hp lately? Is the that cool number now? I know most will crash a 350rwhp car let alone a 500rwhp one.
     
  7. scarface

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    I just want to break that damn 400 mark...just so I can say I have 400 on my non pi engine :)
     
  8. Mbachota97

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    Well most new cars are coming out with around 400 and i just want to keep up with the newer cars. Thats a number i have in my head that i just want to achieve.
     
  9. Mbachota97

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    scarface what are your #s since youre npi
     
  10. scarface

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    385/361 but only thing thats actually non pi is the heads...I have blower cams, and the Pi intake.
     
  11. Mbachota97

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    What are all your mods and what cams did you put on your car?
     
  12. scarface

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    Paxton NOVI-1000 kit (includes-Ford 42lb. Injectors, K&N filter,Walbro 255 LPH fuel pump) @ 8 psi.
    Anderson Power Pipe
    2.75 Blower Pulley
    Lightning 90mm MAF
    Bosch 114 bypass valve
    Aeromotive Fuel Pressure Regulator
    Vortec t-rex Inline Fuel pump
    SMC alky injection
    PI intake
    180 degree Thermostat
    Professional products 75mm TB/Upper Plenum
    EGR delete kit
    MSD coils
    Taylor 9mm plug wires
    Autolite AR103 spark plugs
    HP292 blower cams 228/[email protected] 531/531lift 114lsa. Blower Grind
    Riechard Racing Manual belt adjuster/ ac delete.
    Profession products Harmonic Fluid dampener.
    Mac Long tube headers
    Mac catted shorty H-pipe
    Magnaflow stainless catback exhaust system
    1999 Cobra t-45 transmission
    Centerforce Dual Friction clutch
    Fidanza Aluminum Flywheel
     
  13. Mbachota97

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    How much money around about did you spend on the setup? Have you ran it in the 1/4?
     
  14. scarface

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    I probably have around 11k total in the car, including the purchase price of 4k. The alky injection, and anderson powerpipe were not on there when it was tuned. I am at 12 psi now, and running meth injection. I should be over the 400 mark when I get tuned for them.
     
  15. scarface

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    I havent run the car yet...I am working of building suspension that handles the power now.
     
  16. Mbachota97

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    So did you do everything all at once and thats why it cost around 11k b/c if not then could get something similar with your numbers with 7k
     
  17. scarface

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    I did everything over a two year period. IF you can get 400+ for 7k good luck. 11k total for a 97 gt w/ 75 k miles, and all of my other mods included in that price. I just listed my engine mods...11k includes EVERYTHING on my car. LAbor is also included in that price.

    THis is what I got for 11k
    97 mustang gt w/ 75k miles.
    Paxton NOVI-1000 kit (includes-Ford 42lb. Injectors, K&N filter,Walbro 255 LPH fuel pump)
    Anderson Power Pipe
    2.75 Blower Pulley
    Lightning 90mm MAF
    Bosch 114 bypass valve
    Aeromotive Fuel Pressure Regulator
    Vortec t-rex Inline Fuel pump
    SMC alky injection
    PI intake
    180 degree Thermostat
    Professional products 75mm TB/Upper Plenum
    EGR delete kit
    MSD coils
    Taylor 9mm plug wires
    Autolite AR103 spark plugs
    HP292 blower cams 228/[email protected] 531/531lift 114lsa. Blower Grind
    Riechard Racing Manual belt adjuster/ ac delete.
    Profession products Harmonic Fluid dampener.
    Mac Long tube headers
    Mac shorty H-pipe
    Magnaflow stainless catback exhaust system B&M Short through shifter
    1999 Cobra t-45 transmission
    Centerforce Dual Friction clutch
    Fidanza Aluminum Flywheel
    Foire micro click firewall adjuster/ cable quadrant
    Speedcal EXT
    Ford Racing 3:73 Gears
    Saleen 2 gauge cock pod.
    Autometer Boost gauge
    2 Autometer a/f Gauges
    Racing Seats/ Black(front)
    SCT Blue chip
    Tuned by Ed Clark @ Steen Racing
    Cobra hood w/ inserts
    Cobra bumper
    Cobra wing
    Smoked Headlights
    Eibach Pro kit lowering springs
    15x3.5 weld draglites/15x9 weld draglites
    165/80/15s (front)/ 26x11.5 hoosier quite time pros (rear)
    Blue Oval industries U/LCA's
    KYB 4 way adjustable front shocks
    KYB Rear Gas Shocks

    This is all on a NON Pi Engine...should I swap to a PI engine I will be around 500 Hp.
     
  18. Lightning Struck

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    I think its because of the 03-04 Corba, I'm not saying that because I want one. With what these cars do stock and what they do with minimal mods ( and I mean minimal....pulley change and a CPU flash and your knocking 430rwhp) they have changed whats required on the street to be in the Big dog category.
     
  19. Mbachota97

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    well said snakebit and thats why i need some big boy horsepower not this girly power i have right now
     
  20. Lightning Struck

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    yea me too,................a KB is on the way though :bunny3: :bunny3: