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Old 02-20-2013, 03:38 PM   #4
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As elsolo stated this motor would be horrible to drive on the street. If you are wanting comparable power numbers and have the car still remain streetable, I would advise going the route of turboing your car and building up the motor to support higher horsepower numbers. Also, Lexan windows=bad idea...They are not DOT approved and they haze really bad after a couple of months. At least the ones that I have seen.
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