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Old 12-28-2003, 01:36 PM
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Best bang for the buck?

Here is the setup so far

74 Ford Gran Torino (3700lbs)
8.8:1 351W infront of a c6 trans
cleaned up stock heads
3.56 rear gears
edelbrock rpm air gap intake
1" 4 hole carb spacer
670cfm Holley
Flowtech Long Tube headers
summit cam (@ .050 in. cam lift: 204/214 .448"/.472" lsa 112 degrees)

what would be the best bang for the buck upgrade next?
better ignition?
valvetrain?
changing any of the components i allready have to different ones?
any input would be wonderful

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Old 12-28-2003, 01:38 PM
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Better heads. Even cleaned up Ford heads don't flow well.

More compression. You are at a smog compression ratio now. Your gas mileage and power are suffering.
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heads might be good....or a good Ignition upgrade
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Old 12-28-2003, 03:16 PM
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Like they say, if you can't breath, you won't live long.....HEADS
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heads might be good....or a good Ignition upgrade
MSD Digital 6+ is what i was thinking

what else would i need to run it, a magnetic crank trigger, new disy? what kind of coil should i run?
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A cold air induction from Ram Air Systems from Hamilton, Ontario. The cost is something like $100.00 US.
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A cold air induction from Ram Air Systems from Hamilton, Ontario. The cost is something like $100.00 US.
i have a cowl hood, and it sucks cold air in though the hood
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Old 12-28-2003, 03:47 PM
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That'll do the trick. Heads are next then. Sportsman ll would work well.
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