2.3 n/a mustang goes 120mph!

Discussion in '2.3L (N/A & Turbo) Tech' started by Crovax, Jul 1, 2004.

  1. Mustang5L5

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    My old '90 2.3L A4LD would top out at 75MPH. I could never get it to go any faster that that. :(
     
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  2. Crovax

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    I've been over 110 at least a couple time cruisin with my father in law up to NYC
     
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    The SCCA ITB guys are putting out around 150hp in a 2680lb Mustang. They're getting up to 120-130 at the bigger tracks. Those motors can easily be used on the street as they aren't that radical.

    Also the Esslinger Engineering guys are getting 410+hp out of those motors set up for USAC midgets.
     
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    Your speedo is quite a ways off...sounds like at least 5mph. Check it out in a gears/mph calculator. 3 grand should be high 70's.
     
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    NA 2.3's are so damn slow, it would take 20 minutes for my car to get to 85.
     
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    no disrespect, but my cars basically stock. Maybe 5mph off...but who's isn't? :D
     
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    Stock tire size?

    My SVO was stock and the speedo was 11mph off according to my GPS...the cable needed lubed.
     
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    LOL 2.3 stock is a terriable terriable thing. Can't wait till I get back from vacation so I can begin to do my CAI.
     
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    195/75/r14's, stock gears, a4ld. maybe right at 3000rpm's at 85mph. :shrug:
     
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    Must be the tach then...
     
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    I am sure that I have had my 92 above 100mph on the way to and from school. It was on a flat open road and took a little while to get there but I am sure that I was past 100, the needle was hitting the reset on the trip counter. If that 140mph speedo I bought would work I could get a number, but for now I am just guessing.
     
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    the only way my 2.3 would hit 120 was if it was falling off a cliff
     
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    I've gotten mine to peg at 118...mods were advanced timing removerd air ailencer and manifold back 2 inch exhaust with a dynomax superturbo............i even used the calculator on merkurtech.com to figure out how fast i was going...pegged at 4100 rpm in 5th....87 notch...
     
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    I have personally had my '91 2.3L OHC with the twin plug heads over 100mph (160kmph) on a few occasions with absolutely NO problem. With the 5spd. standard it is not a hard speed to hit while reving under about 4000 rpm.
     
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    you can get just about any car over 100, but that's the point where the wind REALLY starts to factor in. A stock 4 banger Mustang will NOT make it to 120, you would need about 110-120hp and a long road to make that happen.

    Going downhill does not count.
     
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    But I did go 120mph!
     
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    hey man what mods do you have to get there in 20 minutes flat?
     
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