3-5 grand wouldn't buy you the fuel system and tuning to make the power your talking about, I believe a good 20,000 budget may be more like it
if you have 3-5 g's to spend, stick with the simple, gears trans, make the car fun. I had a low 14 bird that had about that in it, and man was that car entertaining.
Hi Steve, nice to see you are still around. Ever come over to this blue state and drag race your car? I need to get wrenching on my bird, I picked up a parts Mark 8 car that is going to further me along a little bit.
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