$5-$6k budget will get you a used blower setup on a stock motor with a tune/fuel and driveline upgrades if you do the work yourself.
Not sure what he is talking about with the 96-98 blocks and heads vs the newer stuff... Whatevs... he can learn the hard way if he really tries to go that route I guess haha.
2000 Mustang GT Steeda build #48. Bolt ons, suspension, Novi 2000.
Just because I give you advice, doesn't mean I know more than you. Its just means I've done more stupid ****.