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Old 12-12-2010, 11:41 AM   #1
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Needs more.

I have a 97 GT with a 4.10 rear end, flowmaster 40 series mufflers, K&N air intake, and lowering springs. I want to make it a decent street car but I'm not sure what mods will be the best bang for my bucks to do next. I have a decent foundation to build with now. Ideas are appreciated.
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Re: Needs more.

Cheapest modification would be a "PI" swap.. Basically swapping in the Cylinder heads/Intake off of a 99-2004 mustang.. These are pretty easy to come by, as a lot of 99-04 guys upgrade to aftermarket heads.

Another option is look around for a cheap used SC kit.. They can be had complete for ~1500 for the 96-98s
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Yeah that was what I was thinking about doing. The heads would be easy to find here in my area. I was also considering the 4V head swap but figured it wouldnt be worth the hassle for the gain.
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Re: Needs more.

you cuold just buy my complete longblock out of my 2002 gt why swap the heads when you can swap the entire motor
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Re: Needs more.

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Yeah that was what I was thinking about doing. The heads would be easy to find here in my area. I was also considering the 4V head swap but figured it wouldnt be worth the hassle for the gain.
You can't just swap to 4v heads, you'll have to change the block and rotating assembly as well.

The PI swap is probably the best bang for your buck out there right now.
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you cuold just buy my complete longblock out of my 2002 gt why swap the heads when you can swap the entire motor
How much for the whole engine?
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Re: Needs more.

as said a PI swap will net good gains for a low investment for parts.
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