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Old 09-01-2010, 09:06 PM
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Question Best mod for the motor?

I was wondering what is the best mod to do to the motor and if half shafting the throttle body helps at all.
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Old 09-01-2010, 11:39 PM
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Default Re: Best mod for the motor?

best mod?

Turbo

Ported head

Racerwalsh stage 2 cam

esslinger aluminum racing head


the 2.3 can make some power if you have the money......
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Old 09-02-2010, 03:22 AM
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Default Re: Best mod for the motor?

Turbo Its relatively cheap when u get turbo rods and pistons and such out of a 2.3t motor there's a price thread on trf that shows everything needed
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Old 09-02-2010, 04:27 AM
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best mod?

Turbo

Ported head

Racerwalsh stage 2 cam

esslinger aluminum racing head


the 2.3 can make some power if you have the money......
you are forgetting the double pumper fuel system and methanol
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:33 PM
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Default Re: Best mod for the motor?

i just got my heads completely rebuilt and both polished and it added very noticeable power and torque
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:58 PM
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^^had my 1st gens head ported and polished with cam and valves

felt like someone dropped a 4.0 in it

night and day difference
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:58 PM
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Thank u guys so much. I've been wanting to do stuff to the motor and the aluminum head with a port and polish and rods and valves sounds awesome. That is more down my alley on what I was looking for. Umm one more question I have 14in rims on my truck that's way to small right? What would be the best size to choose? Just a reminder I swapped the diff to 3.73 gears.
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Old 09-03-2010, 07:09 AM
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Default Re: Best mod for the motor?

17's look good IMO. some mustang bullits, or cobra wheels look very good on rangers.
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