Well first of all the OP is gainfully employed by our Government (or enslaved), is young, and can more then pay for it with his income.
I would also look at making sure the front end can fit a nice 235-40/17 tire, that would give the the best chance of getting the power to the ground.
I would also look at getting a good clutch kit, LSD is going to be mandatory as well.
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