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Old 02-15-2012, 01:40 AM   #1
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I have a 99' F150 Xlt with the 4.6 vin w in it that is 4wd. what can I do to either make it alot more powerful or engine swap. as I am looking to make this a long term project if needed. I currently have cat back true dual, cold air intake, 285r70 17" tires and wheels and an edge performance programmer. any advice would be much loved thank you in advance.
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How much money do you want to spend? There's a slew of intakes, heads, stroker kits, etc for the 4.6. I'd say supercharge it, probably the easiest and actually cheapest way to make a lot more power out of the 4.6.

Getting into the realm of swaps looking for power, if you have deep pockets, it's endless.
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Dont currently have much, but I dont wanna buy any parts that will(shoot me in the foot) IE I may be replacing them again later. where would be the best place to get a stroker KIT? and what all electronics would I have to change?
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For the most power in a swap search around for a lightening swap. Most of the motors can be found for fairly cheap compared to other options to get to the same power level.
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I would get a 5.0 or 5.4, try to find one at junkyard. Would think it would give you the fewest amount of problems.
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Forced induction. Stroker kits in the mod motors are hardly worth the time or investment.
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Forced induction. Stroker kits in the mod motors are hardly worth the time or investment.
Yup. DIY turbo kit, cheap and big ROI
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where can I find a DIY turbo kit that will fit the 4.6L VIN W? and where can I get the right exhaust manifold?
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where can I find a DIY turbo kit that will fit the 4.6L VIN W? and where can I get the right exhaust manifold?
You build it yourself. Either use the stock manifolds with a y-pipe and run a remote mounted turbo, headers with y-pipe and remote mounted turbo or fab up some forward facing manifolds with a merge collector and an under-hood turbo. Getting it tuned is the 'hard' part.
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Do a google search of sts turbo. They sell universal turbo kits, that can be mounted under the rear of the truck. Saving space under the hood. A few of my friends have these and they love them.
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