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Old 02-17-2007
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Old friend, new friend..

This is a Friends Stang. He bought it used and Literally tore it in half. I built the engine myself. He ran sub 7's in the 8th mile with a traction issue.

Anyone take a guess what all it has ? How much power? Or where it presently resides ?

Take a REALLY good look as some people miss a LOT of stuff thats there.






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wow damn that thing is sexy. I dont know much technically about engines and such but i do see a nice little Vortech sitting there =)
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i'll throw out.. 493 if its a stroked and forged bottom end.. if its fairly stock bottom ended.. 400.. hopefully your not running a stock block.. one detonation and its toast
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i'll throw out.. 493 if its a stroked and forged bottom end.. if its fairly stock bottom ended.. 400.. hopefully your not running a stock block.. one detonation and its toast
Its an A4 block.
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Red Xs :(
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Its an A4 block.
'damn hell of a block.. i'll jack it up to 570 on a conservative tune
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i say 600+ sub 7s is pretty dern quick
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is that a centrifugal-type supercharger?
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i see red x's
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is that a centrifugal-type supercharger?
yea it is.. roots twin screw style is from Kenne belle.. replaces the upper intake
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sweet!
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Maybe 450hp on the dyno. And is it at your house?

Here is one I painted a few weeks ago for a friend. He has the same car and engine setup minus the huffer. But he is going to run a 250 shot on 11:1 compresion and it has alum. ARP heads.



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Maybe 450hp on the dyno. And is it at your house?

Here is one I painted a few weeks ago for a friend. He has the same car and engine setup minus the huffer. But he is going to run a 250 shot on 11:1 compresion and it has alum. ARP heads.
This one has AFR 205's. Take a look on the passengers side inner fender, right next to the blue annodized thingi . Its a bi-sexual, likes both . I took an aluminum block, milled it out and put a distribution setup where the EGR USED to go back into the system. Looks stock as hell, nobody ever found it on him.

It has a fully balanced H-Beam assy underneath. 347cid. Its overkill on the bottom end. Has speed-pro slugs AND a Girdle ( ontop of being a 4 bolt ).

The cam durration is all I'm worried about. Had some heating problems in that stang, where its going isn't much bigger. The Vortec is being ditched in favor of a PS1C with an Innercooler.

Your correct. Its residing in my shop right now. I'm going to sell the Tranny ( Very Built Powerglide ) and the Vortec HU to make some funds for the exhaust and other items. It's going to stay 100% Emissions friendly.

I have a LOT of mig'in to do boxing everything and figuring a way to get it all to hook. Its definetly going EmTec3 stand alone with an external progressive controller ( already have both ). I might keep the hobbs/window switch setup for a second stang ontop of it all.

Its a dream, just have to get the energy together to make it reality instead of a ' pile-o-parts '.

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This is going in your truck isn't it?
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This is going in your truck isn't it?
Maybe.
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That would be sick in a Ranger. You never told us how much HP. You said it has spray and the centrifugal? I'm guessing 600+HP if so.
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Maybe.
Maybe as in your are still thinking about it, or maybe as in you are still trying to physically get it in the engine bay?
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Wow... looks sick.... can't wait to see what you do with it. whatever it is I'm sure it'll be badass.
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That would be sick in a Ranger. You never told us how much HP. You said it has spray and the centrifugal? I'm guessing 600+HP if so.
Yep. Has both. I'll have it setup differently though. Innenrcooling will help a LOT with burn effeciency and allow a few more pounds of boost. I've seen an a4 block take a season of 1000hp runs with just continual tuning ( Plugs mostly ).

The stang its out of ran 10sumthing once at Norwalk on BFG Drag radials ( Yep. 10.5 DOT's ). I think it could have ran MUCH better if the driver knew how to drive.

I could easily stuff that engine in ANY ranger ( swap kits/exploder stuff is usable ), but keeping the rest of the vehical ' straight ' is another story.
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Maybe as in your are still thinking about it, or maybe as in you are still trying to physically get it in the engine bay?
Maybe as in I need to build the physical strength up to actually work on my truck.
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