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Old 01-20-2013, 11:59 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by WSkobra View Post
I have been looking to do the same here. I can reach the 200whp mark pretty cheap compared to doing a turbo setup. As long as i do the work to the motor myself i can get all the parts I need which includes 12:1 pistons, new rods, crower stage 3 cams with matching valve train, cosworth intake manifold, cosworth water pump, cosworth oil pump, new 2.3 Ranger crankshaft and I already got someone that can hook me up and a days worth of dyno sessions at discounted price. So for the same 4k som of you are talking about spending for a turbo kit I can spend the same money and get the same if not close to the same power gains for the same price.
I'm not sure you can get to 200whp with those mods... And given the cossie rarity you'll probably go over the 4k mark... And with a stage 2 turbo, you'll be over 200whp with plenty room to grow...

To the OP.. Go boost.. You'll never go back trust me.
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