351w Is Coming Out 2.3 Is Going In!!!

Discussion in '2.3L (N/A & Turbo) Tech' started by 351wcoupe, Jul 13, 2005.


  1. 351wcoupe

    351wcoupe New Member

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    I'm just getting tired of my race car running slower than my street/daily driver car.

    After tonight I've given up on the windsor and I'm going with what works. I'll be leaving everything else alone including the transbrake C4(for now) and swapping to the 2.3 one day early next week.

    Anybody have any reasons I shouldn't?
    For example:

    2.3 turbo plus 100shot=7.814@88.01---------------------------- :spot:
    351 built plus 125shot=[email protected] -------------- :spot:
  2. Red_LX

    Red_LX I’m not much help unless you’re looking for porn! Mod Dude Founding Member

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    You crazy bastard...

    Can I have the 351? :D
  3. Crovax

    Crovax Type O Danzigative the Dark Founding Member

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    OH EM GEE.


    You're fiance is bored.
  4. Boss 351

    Boss 351 Here sthhhhhhhheeeve take a picthh of my man flowe

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    nah... make a twin turbo 351 setup :D
  5. Stinger

    Stinger Founding Member

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    About damn time...
  6. 351wcoupe

    351wcoupe New Member

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    I'm probably going to be more upset when I pull that windsor out and put about $400 into a 2.3 and it walks the dog on what I have now.

    I've been all over the 351TT but I need to go EFI first and the money is definately not there for that.

    I'm going to try the C4 for a while too. Maybe the 2.3 will be consistant (it would be the first)
  7. Mike SVOR

    Mike SVOR Founding Member

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    Just do a blow through on the 351.

    Pick up a cheap Vortech S trim kit and throw it on.
    It should have no problems making 500 rwhp.
  8. 351wcoupe

    351wcoupe New Member

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    Thats another $1000 plsu. Seems like every $1k I put in I either pickup or drop a .1 I should be at least 450hp at the flywheel and it weighs the same as the green car. Its never fun to mess with and usually results in a several day visit to the hospital.

    Since January 1st I've put a "bunch" into this car with the intentions of it being the "top dog" of everything I've had so far with it not running up to speed its just been stress. The junk yard engine in the green car was always the "underdog", never supposed to be fast. When it was, it made it that much more fun. Plus all of my tools are based around EFI stuff, Lab scope, 5 gas analyzer, etc.
  9. 351wcoupe

    351wcoupe New Member

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    Stinger......mailbox
  10. tiny4lx

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    I'll take it[351]. My god Single Turbo 351
  11. bhuff30

    bhuff30 Founding Member

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    Megasquirt :D I'll have my entire setup running for under $250.
    Either way, I think you should find a couple T3s to hang off the 351W. With that beefy 351W, you would be able to throw quite a bit of boost at it without cracking the block in half like a 302. Seriously, imagine what you could do with boost on an engine 2.5 times the size of a 2.3.
  12. misslightning

    misslightning Does this truck make my butt look big?

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    i am not bored i am helping him get things ready for the pinto :D
  13. tealtiger93

    tealtiger93 Member

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    She's alive. EDIT: Thought maybe after dropping $$$ on that ring he got fed up and stuck you in the trunk. :p
  14. Asha'man

    Asha'man Founding Member

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    Is that the black car from WFC?

    Brian
  15. 351wcoupe

    351wcoupe New Member

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    Bhuff yeah I figured about $300 but there we are again and I'm not spending anymore money. I can swap to a reasonably stout 2.3 for nothing.

    yeah she's alive. She's just been living at the garage with me.

    Brain: Yep the WFC car.(should've taken the green car)
  16. bhuff30

    bhuff30 Founding Member

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    guess you'll have to change your name... no more 351wcoupe
    You'll have to go by 140limacoupe
  17. mr_woodster

    mr_woodster Active Member

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    doesnt quite have the same ring too it...
  18. 94gts

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    you're doing what :eek: ?!?!?!?!

    ive got nothin against the 2.3 or boost. but a windsor V8 for a 4 :scratch:
  19. super302

    super302 I'd do anything for free Bapples

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  20. 351wcoupe

    351wcoupe New Member

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    yeah hell I had nearly $200 in my 2.3 and it ran faster. Not to mention I drive it every single day(hard) when driven easy I get 30mpg.

    I garuantee I can set another junkyard 2.3 into this car and run 2 tenths quicker with less nitrous. I seem to have a serious curse against me for any 351, having blown up 3 rears in my lightning and its been sitting over a year.

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