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post #1 of 2 Old 08-14-2006, 12:53 AM Thread Starter
 
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Calling all mustang fans

I am in need of your help. I have a 1998 3.8L coupe. I have decited to up grade to a V8. BUT I don't know which one? I was thinking a 5.0 302, but then found out that they are only 225HP, and I am already at 215HP with my V6. I have heard that the 1999 thru 2004 4.6 has 260HP. The biggest problem is money. I dont have the money to go buy a 06' 4.6L So I need something powerful, affordable, and not impossible to find. Also does anybody know if my frame will be able to handle? I dont want to finish the car then bend the frame, anf crack the paint, cuz it is too powerfull. let me know what you think.
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post #2 of 2 Old 10-31-2006, 10:22 PM
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Jeez, my 5.0 has 345Hp with a few bolt ons and a cam. You don't need to worry about cracked paint or bent "frames" (your car is a unibody), 'till your pushing 450+HP. And then there are things to get to prevent that. The real question to answer would be "will the rear end and tranny hold up? And how will I stop (brakes)?"

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