My 3.8L build - Forums at Modded Mustangs
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old October 5th, 2018, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
Look Ma! My First Post!
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Rio Rancho, NM
Posts: 1
iTrader: 0 reviews
My 3.8L build

So Let me just clear some smoke first off Hello. I just got my second mustang and immediately went straight to work with mods. And im making this thread as an informational thread for every 3.8L essex split port mustang owner. Be proud of what you got. From day 1 i got nothing but shit for having my v6 and at some point it became a goal to make the most amount of reliable power as possible out of the guy. I will be posting everything in detail to come on my build. so with out further adieu.
Current Setup:
Cold air Intake
Long tube headers
True dual exhaust with no cats and flow master muffler at 2.5" with 3" tips
1" lowered on fully adjustable coil overs
LSD with 3.73 carbon fiber gearing
stage 2 cams
short throw shifter

Wheels:Bullit's staggered
front:17x9 rear:17x 10.5
tires: 245/40R17 275/45R17 Firehawk Indy 500s

Engine Build Up plans:
Polish and port heads with a stage 3 job
after market coil pack
performance ignition wires and hotter spark plugs
performance rocker arms and valve springs
Windstar Intake manifold swap
forged cylinder
machined cylinder walls with a a longer stroke
higher performance rated pistons and valves
T56 Transmission Swap 6 speed
Dyno Tune to see what fully built motor will make before Forced induction
Twin Turbo Setup:
Full aluminum radiator
Oil inter Cooler
7000cc injectors
performance fuel rail and pump with a new fuel filter
parallel twin turbos
Trans oil cooler
A70 Heat Extractor Hood
Sigh is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old December 30th, 2018, 09:45 PM
Join Date: Dec 2018
Posts: 8
iTrader: 0 reviews
Looking forward to seeing the end product. Wondering if the long tube headers did anything noticeable?
Terrydelzer is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Forums at Modded Mustangs forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome