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what needs to be done to a 80e to stand up to 700rwhp

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Old 05-02-2012, 02:05 AM   #1
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Do a turbo 5.3 in a 65 mustang... Weight will be around 3000 lbs. Gonna do a billet converter. What kind of rebuild kit should i go with, i want to keep an automatic v/b? What shift kit? Thanks- Nick
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Good solid assembly, I would add a clutch to the direct pack, dual feed the directs, and that's about it.
You are borderline for needing a billet input shaft, but with the light weight and turbo's coming on smoother than a N2O combo, you will probably be OK.

As a point of reference, our Stage 2 would work but if it were "my" car I would do a Stage 3.
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so what rebuild kit would you go with of yours?
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I would go with our Stage II kit. It has everything to do it RIGHT.
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