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First car was a 2003 ford taurus with the pooooopy v6 vulcan motor, and I modded and experimented with the engine and found it had potential....... maybe. until I blew a head gasket(because of an Oriely's part mistake). Traded it in for a ford fusion(daily driver). Bought a 2000v6 mustang 5speed manual for a project. I put a headder back true dual flowmaster set up and a sct out of the box tune and well I was beating 2valve mustang gt's and brand new v6 cameros. But blew the driveshaft at 140mph because of bad tranny mount so I sold it to the junk yard. While I enjoyed the car I found that didnt my give me much of a challenge when it came to adding power....so my girlfriend bought me a 1994 3.0L ranger with the same v6 that taught me how to work on cars 5 speed manual with close ratio gearbox. The vulcan being a pretty bullet proof engine and people saying you cant make any power with it my new project began. So I set out to make a quick Naturally aspirated minitruck that can carve up a back road(impossible right?) But I like a challenge. Lots of scrapes and bruised later, I'm out accelerating 1st gen turbo genisis coupes(lightly modded) and actually chewing on their bumpers threw corners. The 3inch drop and staggers 235/45r17 up front and 255/40r18 light weight saleen wheels on Bridgestone potenzas help with that. Not to mention it being 70lbs heavier than a BRZ. But it's still a work in progress and a difficult build but I'm enjoying it every step of the way.
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