How much does a 2004 V6 Mustang weight?
3,070 to 3,780 lbs
How much HP does a turbo add to a V6 Mustang?
With ProCharger’s revolutionary intercooled supercharger system for 4.0L V-6 Mustangs, owners can expect a 45-70% increase in horsepower–the largest reliable performance gains for these engines.
How much horsepower does a 3.8 L V6 Mustang have?
|Ford Mustang IV 3.8 V6 Engine Technical Data|
|Compression Ratio :||9.0|
|Maximum power – Output – Horsepower :||147 PS or 145 bhp or 108 kW @ 4000 rpm|
|Maximum torque :||292 Nm or 215 lb.ft @ 2500 rpm|
|Drive wheels – Traction – Drivetrain :||RWD|
Can you put a turbo in a V6 Mustang?
NO. The manifold kit is different due to having less cylinders, the piping for the charge air and intake tubing is different, fuel injectors are different, etc. In short, everything is different. Look for a V6 turbo kit, or sell your car and buy the V8.
Does a turbo increase mpg?
A turbocharger typically helps a car get better gas mileage because a smaller engine can be used to get the same amount of performance. Expect a turbocharged engine to be about 8% -10% more fuel efficient that the same engine that is not turbo equipped.
Does adding a turbo decrease engine life?
2. Turbos Reduce the Lifespan of an Engine. One of the most common turbo myths is that running boost will damage your engine over time. However, a properly implemented turbo pushing enough PSI through a motor to produce respectable levels of power won’t strain a motor any more than idling in traffic will.
Is engine tuning legal?
Any modification that deviates from the manufacturer’s specifications is not legal. Modification of engine to a higher capacity one: Inter-changing your engine with a better one does give you better horsepower and efficiency but changing the engine to other than the manufacturer’s specifications is banned too.
How long do tuned engines last?
Tune-ups are needed periodically according to the manufacturer’s recommendations to ensure the vehicle runs as expected. Modern automobile engines typically require a small number of tune-ups over the course of an approximate 250,000-kilometre (160,000 mi) or a 10-year, lifespan.
Can a tune damage your engine?
Well new plugs are an engine tune up. So no tuning your ‘car’ doesn’t necessarily ruin your engine. It depends how highly you tune your engine and then how hard you work the engine. If plugs, a fancy airfilter and a better grade of oil is your tune up then you have probably slghtly increased longevity.
Is a custom tune worth it?
So which one should you get? If you only have basic mods or you’re still building your car, then a custom tune might not be the best choice right now. Since you won’t be able to get the most from your setup, it won’t be cost effective. A canned tune will offer some gains and will be cheaper.
Does remapping damage the engine?
Some people are concerned that engine remapping could cause problems with their car. But it shouldn’t affect reliability if you use a reputable company. Remapping does put extra strain on an engine, but not a dangerous amount if it’s done properly.