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Can a 10 or 11 sec bird be created and still be completely streetable? I am getting ready to retire the bird from everyday work runs to be just a car driven for fun.

I would still want the car to be emmisions legal so it can still be driven around town (and to kill a few locals), is this possible? Or are our cars just not going to be able to do this?

If so, what type of engine/supercharger system would work best?

Just wondering which direction to start looking, since I will be getting an engine/tranny this winter and start working it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance fellas.
 

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Very possible. Many people have told me my car is 11-sec capable, I just need to learn how to drive. :)

Look for a forged motor with Ported and Polished Heads, Blower Cams, the Blower of your choice (Vortech, AED Race kit when availaible, or Procharger) get a good strong tranny, a high-stall torque converter, and some 3.73's or 4.10's in the back.

FYI My car looks awefully stock. I still have my stock hood! (And it's staying that way!) It just has big meat and has been lowered a bit.

It's the whine of the Vortech that gives me away. :D
 

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just depends on how much $$ you want to spend...
an easier route to go might be picking up a 03 cobra motor and wedging that in there, if you dont care about stock hoods..
toss in an extra $4k, and get a nice KB for it...
 

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Showoff!

Just kidding.

Yeah it's possible with money. Everything is. Just listen to some of these guys who have done the work already and copy them. If you start from scratch, you'll be taking out a 2nd mortgage before you're done.

Dan
 

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the kb supercharger is having some problems on the 03 dohc sc 4.6......just go with renegade short block.....p&p npi heads....and then go from there....just pick out your sc and your trany and all sorts of other things
 

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It depends on what you call streetable... and how much $ you have. A car with a 3500 stall converter isn't going to be as great in daily city traffic as it is at the track... and major things like that to me make a car that's even street legal less streetable. Though if I had a 400hp street legal car, you can bet I'd drive it every day and I'd be leaving tire marks bigger than a 4 stacked honda wing at every stoplight. Maybe not, but its fun to say, lol.
 

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yes.....but a 2800 stall converter inst that bad.....and will still make good track times......its not hard at all with these cars.....just costs alota money and almost requires a power added
 

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281_tuner said:
what is a 11 3/4 TC is this a markviii or mustang?


tom bogle
The Mustang GT and the Mark VIII use the same convertor,and it's an 11.75" t/c.
JL
 

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JL,

11.75"? Really? I swore it was 11.25'ish when I measured it.

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A-Train said:
JL,

11.75"? Really? I swore it was 11.25'ish when I measured it.

A-Train
Bite me :tongue: yea..yea...it's 11.25"..it's too early to be up...
JL
 

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Chris Wise recently ran 11.16 in his daily driven 93 SC. I wouldn't be surprised to see his car hit 10's very soon.

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After driving a 4000 stall converter to and from work, all I can say is not a big deal as long as it is a lockup TC.
I would not waste money on a Mustang converter with a powerful setup.
You need the stall to get into the boost zone off the line and you need a small diameter to keep rotating mass minimized.

11 second car is very do-able with traction.
 
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