Gains from heads and stage 1 cams
Looking to get some upgrade work done on my '99 GT, and have been debating between a Vortech V3 or just some Trickflow heads and a stage 1 cam. Obviously I'd get more power going with the blower, but there's also the cost factor and the fact that it's harder on the car. I've been quoted about $7000 for all the parts, labor, and the tune. Haven't asked for a quote on heads/cam yet, but I assume it should be several thousand cheaper.
Do you think I'd be able to hit 300 wheel horsepower with the following mods and a good dyno tune? The engine is in great shape. Ford remanufacted with about 16k miles on it now.
Already existing mods:
- JLT in-fender cold air intake
- MAC longtube headers
- catted X-pipe
- Borla Stingers catback
Want to add:
- Trickflow Twisted Wedge heads
- Stage 1 cams (should I go with Comp Cams?)
I'd love to hear final power numbers from people who have done a similar setup on their 99-04 GTs! Do I need to upgrade my injectors?
'03 Mach 1 5spd
Fully forged Manley rods/pistons, Cobra crank, ARP hardware, 8.5:1, Procharger P1SC w/ intercooler, AFM power pipe, 60# injectors, 03/04 Cobra tank with dual fuel pumps, Kenne Bell Boost-a-Pump, O/R X pipe and Flowmasters, Exedy stage 3 clutch, Steeda Tri-Ax, Front and rear upper + lower control arms, Ford Racing springs, Bob Monks tune 448 rwhp @ 9 PSI