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Cars > Challenges > “Clunker” Vs “pocket rocket”

 

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Merk

M–28
Springdale, Arkansas
United States

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GTI_FOR_SALE

M–34
Springfield, Illinois
United States

 

1991 Ford Mustang LXturbo

“Clunker”

2003 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T

“pocket rocket”

 
Photo of: 1991 Ford Mustang

For Sale

Photo of: 2003 Volkswagen GTI
 

Head to Head

 

About “Clunker”

Used to be an 88hp 2.3 automatic, now is a 250hp 2.3 Turbo 5spd

About “pocket rocket”

2003 VW GTI bought it in April '05 with 12,000 miles. fun to drive

 

Specs for “Clunker”

256hp/334ft-lbs @ flywheel
tuned on 94 octane:
218rwhp @ 5000rpm
284ftlbs @ 3100rpm

*untuned* on VP 109:
220rwhp/299ft-lbs

less than 2800lbs

now running 16psi on 91, 23psi on 101, using a 2 stage boost controller

untuned but my wideband/datalogger just came iN!!

Specs for “pocket rocket”

1.8L turbocharged 5 speed

 

Factory Options for “Clunker”

Power windows/locks/AC/cruise

Factory Options for “pocket rocket”

leather, heated seats

 

Mods for “Clunker”

1988 T-bird Turbocoupe drivetrain swap
FMIC
3" downpipe w/ cutout
3" dynomax side exit exhaust
ranger roller cam
racer walsh cam gear
K&N cone
kirban afpr
2 stage boost controller (16&23psi)
Competition Clutch (custom) 6 puck clutch
SPEC alum flywheel
FMS alum driveshaft
chuck's poly motormounts
ported turbo manifold
.60/.63 T3 turbo
NGK jaguar XJ12 plugs
16x8 Cobra R's
225/50 & 255/55 tires
8.8 3.55 posi
cross drilled rotors
subframe connectors
turbocoupe swaybars
FRPP front control arms
eibach sportline front springs
BBK poly isolators
BBK rear upper & lower control arms
KYB shocks
energy poly bushings
energy endlinks
Maximum Motorsports c/c plates
energy poly trans mount
energy poly x-member bushings

4" cowl hood
black housing headlights
steeda shifter handle
SVO leather knob
autometer tach pod
autometet sport-comp tach
boost gauge
vacuum gauge
Zeitronix Wideband display
sunpro a/f gauge

Mods for “pocket rocket”

only mod is flowmaster exhaust. dont want to void warranty

 

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