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post #1 of 9 Old February 16th, 2007, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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yo, what kinda engine u think u can put in a 1985 Ford Mustang Hatchback it comes with a 2.3L 4 Cylinder engine with a 4 speed manual transmission lol whatd u guys think

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post #2 of 9 Old February 16th, 2007, 01:26 PM
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I'd put in a 351w w/ a C4 or Tremec, and an 8.8 rear end.
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post #3 of 9 Old February 16th, 2007, 02:21 PM
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I would put a 347 Stroker in it.. shorter pistons.. which means shorter strokes.. more power.. and u get the power faster.. which meas less top end.. but its a bad ass motor man
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post #4 of 9 Old February 19th, 2007, 03:25 PM
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uhhh a 5.0-5.8 with a T5

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post #6 of 9 Old March 18th, 2007, 01:25 AM
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you could fit a 302 ,351, 460 ,4.6 ,5.4,6.8

Heres a real funny video
youtube.com/watch?v=ojB7KkaR03I

VTEC stands for Very Torqueless Economy Car

Honda stands for Hold On Not Done Accelerating

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post #7 of 9 Old March 18th, 2007, 01:30 AM
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Dont like to say shit.. when someone else says something but i wouldnt go with a 460 its pretty big.. but its a very strong engine but u can get a very good about out of a 351.. or 383 Stroker w/e.. u wanna call it.. like i said above shorter stroke more power and u got the power when u want it.. but i would go with 351W biggest small block im thinking and with a stroker kit and cam and the right set of gears and shit u got urself a quit mustang
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theres no replacement for displacement

1988 LX Coupe 2.5L, GT35R, 44mm WG, 32psi, C16.
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If you wanna be really slick, there's a few people that have shoehorned terminators into their foxbodies.

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