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TurboLX June 12th, 2007 12:51 PM

The Official 2.3 Owners Thread

Attention all 2.3 owners..

since there isnt alot of traffic in the 2.3 section i have decided to try and
gather up all the 2.3 users of, so what i want you to do is, Sign your "REAL" name and car info below, and mods and plans for it




1990 Ford Mustang Vert' 2.3 Turbo

Bored 20" 2.3 block

JE pistons and Eagle H beam connecting rods

custom intake

Holset HX35

ranger roller cam

62lb injectors

Kirban FPR

255lph fuel pump

mega squirt stand alone

stinger header

custom FMIC

1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe



any questions let me know

MSO June 12th, 2007 12:56 PM

im appalled that u think i wud go off topic.. sheesh


1987 Ford Mustang 2.3L Convertible

Current mods: none lol

Future mods: roller cam, throttle body, header, glasspack

stay tuned for more rambling

any takers let me know

beheivjer June 12th, 2007 02:43 PM


1979 Ford Mustang 2.3T Cobra

Current Mods: 2.5" Full Length Exhaust, 3" Turbo Pipe, K&N Filter, MSD coil, MSD wires,

Future Mods: Custom Crane Cam With 113 dur., S.S. Valves, Custom Carb Plenum with a FMIC, all sitting in my little garage waiting for the new pole barn to be done. ;)

KingPaul June 12th, 2007 03:06 PM


I have a 1985 1/2 2.3 liter turbo Mustang SVO. I plan on selling it :( but I dont want too :( someone give me a job where I make enough to keep it.

Ga_50_foxbody June 12th, 2007 06:50 PM

I'm Darrell ,

2.3 - 1991 mustang stock ( plan on going to a 2.3T )

1988 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe - ( getting a T3 Upgrade , Bigger FP , and FMIC )

1989 - Mustang 2.3T ( Adding a T3/T4 and a FMIC )

stanggurl2 June 13th, 2007 01:28 AM


1990 Ford Mustang LX (maybe. lol) 2.3L

Plans: Decals, lots and lots of decals. :P Also, maybe get a new front bumper. What I really want is a kick ass paintjob.

93fourbangerstanger June 13th, 2007 12:05 PM


1993 2.3L n/a
custom intake, flowmasters, 2 1/4 pipes,new wires plugs and other tune parts.

video and pics coming soom

BWAL June 14th, 2007 12:48 PM


1987 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe

all stock (even down to the original tires) with 14K original miles

no plans for mods

92stang0802 June 22nd, 2007 11:34 PM

1992 mustang lx 2.4

now- i dont have anything special all stock

future- flowmaster, paint job, replace transmission, and all the other parts that will eventually need replaceing

ks_emt July 2nd, 2007 02:31 AM


1989 mustang lx 2.3 N/A

mods- none all stock and runs like poop

to come- 5.0 conversion, 8.8 rear with 3.73s and too much more to list and possibly some laughing gas

akatagyourit July 8th, 2007 02:57 PM


1988 mustang lx body with a 1987 2.3L N/A motor

Rebuilt 2.3L N/A Engine
Ported and Polished
Head shaved a few thousandths nothing major though
Cold air intake with running hose from the nose for fresh air
Deleted EGR Valve
Deleted Knock Sensor
CS1156R Hydraulic Camshaft Specs Here
Racer Walsh Header dumps off to a glasspack.Linky here
MSD Ignition coil

Future Mods-
New rear end with better gears (undecided on this)
aluminum driveshaft
Racing grade clutch and flywheel
Full exhaust to shut the damn thing up
Low temp thermostat
Rebuild the head with a higher performance cam.
65mm Throttle Body
Port Intake plenum to match the head
Bigger fuel injectors and fuel pump
MSD Wires and Control Box
Tweecer tuner

and many more.

89Mustanglx2.3 July 12th, 2007 10:30 AM

Justin Gee
1989 mustang lx convertible
2.3 l with cam, headers, cai,flowmasters
next summer i will be swapping in a 2.3 turbo from my dad's old 88 thunderbird tc

hellion_79 August 6th, 2007 03:29 PM

Well I guess I will put it down


79 2.3L Hatch

thrush glasspack w/ sidepipe
cold air intake

future mods

ranger header
ranger roller cam
MSD coil
MSD plug wires
8.8 rear-end (not sure the gears)
lighter pullies
forged internals

and lots more....

sleeper_inc August 11th, 2007 03:49 PM


88 2.3 N/A Auto Hatch

Custom CAI
Ranger Roller Cam

2.3 Merkur Engine Swap (already have the engine)
T-5 Transmission Swap
A237 Cam
8.8 3.55 Rear
Custom Header
Custom Lower Intake
Under Drive Pulleys
Ported Polished, and Large Valve D-Port Esslinger Head (or a Volvo 16V Head Swap)
Holset Turbo (57 trim)
255LPH Fuel Pump
65mm TB
1000 CFM Injectors
A/C & P/S Delete
MSD Control Box
Custom Intercooler
Stage III Clutch
3.5" Exhaust

Many More Things Still

mustangvert1989lx August 13th, 2007 10:28 AM

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1989 lx vert

CAI , custom flowmaster side exit exhaust, I just repainted it take a look, New black leather interior paid 200 for car did all work myself. It took me 6 weeks to complete.

mustangvert1989lx August 21st, 2007 12:49 PM

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new pics of my car

-cold-machine- August 26th, 2007 12:44 PM

Re: The official 2.3 owners thread

1990 Mustang 2.3L Hatchback. Ext: White Int: Black

Current: Clear 6-peice Headlight Kit.

Future: Headers, CAI, Ram Air, Cam, Possible a Turbo someday.. MAYBE!

ymerej47 September 16th, 2007 08:13 PM


1989 Ford Mustang 2.3L LX Ext: Black Int: Blue
Current Mods: Custom CAI, Rims?
Future Mods: Terrible gas mileage eventually

ericsc September 30th, 2007 09:34 PM

hi i'm eric 29 yrs. old live in york s.c. ,my current ride is a 89 hatch 2.3 5spd .mods are cai,no cat,blocked egr. w/ more to come possibly turbo .i've had 2- 85 gt's 1-86 gt

everybody ask me why my wife drives my modded 89 iroc-z ,my reply is its a chevy.

RAMS#20 October 15th, 2007 11:07 PM

Not really off topic but kind of not related
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My name is Jack and I found this sight because I just bought a 94 conv. I also have a 2.3 that I have done a few things to.

1983 Mustang hatchback kind of

.120 milled off head
Racer Walsh 3A cam
Solid Lifters
350 Holley
Hogged out EFI intake with holes pluged
2" spacer between carb and manifold
Balanced rods
.030 over speed pro pistons
schonfeld header
3" exhaust
balance rods
essliger cam gear & pulleys

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