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Offline formula462

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which upgrade
« on: November 24, 2007, 12:42:22 PM »
i am going to get an upgrade for the formula(my son drives,he thinks its his but not until im gone)for his christmas pres so which one....converter,bigger carb or larger headers?
462 auto-1800 converter but locks at 1500 or lower
670 street avenger
performer intake
6x-4 large ex valve
comp xtreme energy 268 cam
3.42 rear
1 5/8 dynomax header

it runs 8.5's @ 80+ in 1/8 mile w/1.90 60'
 in 1/4 it has run a 13.99 @ 100mph but says it completly lays down on top of trac
so if you were going to make one upgrade what would it be?   

 

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Re: which upgrade
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2007, 12:47:30 PM »
converter....other than that seems like everything is runnin pretty good.....
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Re: which upgrade
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2007, 12:52:20 PM »
the cam so it would have that good muscle car sound and you could eat gt mustangs alive     ;D ;D ;D ;)
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Re: which upgrade
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2007, 02:14:08 PM »
i was leaning towards the verter as well.......2800?
it sounds pretty tuff now and has no probs with the stangs

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Re: which upgrade
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Offline rad400

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Re: which upgrade
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2007, 03:03:56 PM »
Get a good convert for the motor you have, like Coan, Contiental, or Redneck. than a 750 carb and bigger hedders 1 3/4"
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Re: which upgrade
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2007, 03:10:51 PM »
I would go for a XE294 or a 305 cam better intake RPM and port the heads than u will really eat some stangs and a few other cars as well
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Re: which upgrade
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2007, 04:31:33 PM »
anything that you do would be good but u always have to rember THE ONLY GOOD FORD IS ONE WITH A HEARTBEAT BUILT FORD TOUGH WITH ALL CHEVY STUFF
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