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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 moddedmustangs.com, so what i want you to do is, Sign your "REAL" name and car info below, and mods and plans for it

PLEASE NO OFF TOPIC DISCUSSION, especially MSO

Thanks

Randall

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

450hp
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1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe

LOTS OF MODS

427hp

any questions let me know

1988 LX Coupe 2.5L, GT35R, 44mm WG, 32psi, C16.
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im appalled that u think i wud go off topic.. sheesh

John

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

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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.

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1969 Early Bronco 2" lift half cab
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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.
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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 )

1990 5.0 LX - Manual (for play)
1991 2.3L LX - Auto (for street)
1989 2.3Turbo - In the Works
1988 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe 2.3Turbo - (K&N , Gillis Boost Valve, Auto to T5 SWAP )



Yeah I'm a mustang Newbie - wanna fight about it ?
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1990 Ford Mustang LX (maybe. lol) 2.3L

Plans: Decals, lots and lots of decals. Also, maybe get a new front bumper. What I really want is a kick ass paintjob.
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1993 2.3L n/a
custom intake, flowmasters, 2 1/4 pipes,new wires plugs and other tune parts.

video and pics coming soom

93 fourbanger /intake,exhaust,erg delete,8 inch sub...for now


fukin gas prices!
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1987 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe

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

no plans for mods

'65 Fastback
'89 LX 5.0
'90 LX 5.0
'92 LX 5.0
'92 LX 5.0
'97 Cobra


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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
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Matt

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

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

Mods-
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.
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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
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Well I guess I will put it down

Seth

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....

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Anthony

88 2.3 N/A Auto Hatch

Current
Custom CAI
Ranger Roller Cam

Future
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
AFPR
65mm TB
1000 CFM Injectors
A/C & P/S Delete
Tweecer
MSD Control Box
Custom Intercooler
Stage III Clutch
3.5" Exhaust

Many More Things Still

Car: 1988 2.3 N/A Hatch w/ A4LD trans
Future Engine: 1987 Merkur 2.3 Turbo
Whats the goal? 400 HP street car that eats anything streetable and looks good doing it
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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.
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Re: The official 2.3 owners thread

Joe

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!
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1989 Ford Mustang 2.3L LX Ext: Black Int: Blue
Current Mods: Custom CAI, Rims?
Future Mods: Terrible gas mileage eventually
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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.
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Not really off topic but kind of not related

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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