Originally Posted by dyn085
For 5k you can get hella NA motor. Unfortunately the comparison doesn't exactly work because the ST has boost.
That being said, the car will most definitely be fun and will run circles around a stock SVT. In all honesty, I can see a 5-7 psi charger setup in the future with reliability. Then, you actually are over a stock ST due to the compression ratio.
But then everything else will fail if you don't have a manual (le sigh).
Got that covered.
I would love to see 200whp N/A or about 230 with an S/C. But my goal for my 01 when I first got it was 240 and I never even got the opportunity because real life happens. But, Oh well.
2001 ZX3 CD Silver MT: Fastest time 0-60ft 2.1, 15.5 q/mile, 87.1 mph.
Purchased 6/14/01 with 7 miles - Traded in 6/25/12 with 122,355.
2012 SE Sport 5dr Ingot Silver MT:
Purchased 6/25/12 with 30 miles.