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Complete Build W/ Vortech T-Trim Sugg..?

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I have a 96 Cobra that has about 80k on her. I have done a lot of mods including T56, full exhaust w/ long tubes, timing adj. mass air flow and 255 LPH in tank fuel pump (I have been told this pump may still not be big enough for my SC application?). The car is just my toy and I bought a Vortech T-trim for it so I am going to have the bottom end rebuilt. I need some suggestions as to what products to use (pistons,rods etc.) and if I should do anything with my crank or if it is already balance and ready to run? I also would like some advice on my heads. I am thinking about used 99+ PI Cobra heads, but also don't know the best place to look for them. I am wanting a 500 hp daily driver that I never need to do anything to except oil changes. If you or someone you know did this overhaul I would appreciate a complete parts list assuming my car is put back to 100% stock so I can make sure I get EVERYTHING down to the oil pump gears and little things like that which a lot of people overlook. I am just trying to get a builitproof motor and get it all done at one time and be done with it. I would appreciate any advice or peoples good/bad experiences.
Thanks a million!!!!
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I would use Cp or diamond pistons, a good set oh h-beam rods you will need to have the rotating assembly balanced because of the difference in rod and piston weights. Melling makes an oil pump that has billet gears, you will need either a boost a pump or run an inline auxillary fuel pump and possibly 60lb injectors. Nothing will be bullet proof all you can do is use quality parts and not abuse it. i will send you a parts list from what i used send me your email address.
CP or diamond pistons are certainly good. The stock pistons and rods are not the best, but the stock Cobra crank is stout. Stock heads flow very well, as do cams. Pistons, rods, Melling oil pump, 60 pound injectors all important. I suggest looking into getting a fuel system from Glennsperformance. Dual walbros would be plenty and would not introduce complications that an external Aeromotive would. A Bosch 044 pump would be a good alternative. 500hp is very doable with all that, though you may run into some belt slippage unless you convert to an 8 rib pulley configuration.
I would use Cp or diamond pistons, a good set oh h-beam rods you will need to have the rotating assembly balanced because of the difference in rod and piston weights. Melling makes an oil pump that has billet gears, you will need either a boost a pump or run an inline auxillary fuel pump and possibly 60lb injectors. Nothing will be bullet proof all you can do is use quality parts and not abuse it. i will send you a parts list from what i used send me your email address.
Can you send me a copy of this list also, please...:thanks:
you can also find a detailed list in my build thread, though it came to an unfortunate end that wasn't due to a poor selection of parts...
arp- bolts
head studs 156-4301
main studs 156-5802
balancer bolt 156-2501
cam bolt 256-1001 x 4
flywheel bolts 254-2801
pressure plate bolts 156-2201

gaskets

FELPRO
timing cover TCS45980
VALVE COVER VS50479R
OIL PAN OS30725R (2 NEEDED IF USE WINDAGE TRAY)
REAR SEAL JV1612 (VICTOR BRAND)
HEAD GASKETS 2R3Z-6051-BA
2R3Z-6051-BAA

CLEVITE H SEREIS ROD BEARINGS CB1442H X 8
CLEVITE H SERIES MAIN BEARING SET MS2007LH
MELLING OIL PUMP 10176
CANTON OIL PAN 15-784
CANTON WINDAGE TRAY 20-939
STEEL RELUCTOR XW1Z-12A227-AC
WATER PUMP YR3Z-8501-AB
MODMAX H BEAM RODS 650-25400
MODMAX CP PISTONS S9819 X 8 17CC DISH 3.572 BORE
MODMAX MOLY FILE FIT RINGS
60LB INJECTORS M-9593-LU60
INJECTOR ADAPTERS M-14464-A8
AEROMOTIVE REGULATOR 13102
ACCUFAB THROTTLE BODY CTB96-98
ABACO MASS AIR METER DBX97B
ANDERSON POWER PIPE AF-0110C
NGK TR-6 SPARK PLUGS #4177
GI JOES 8 RIB CONVERSION
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Unless you can get a good set of 99+ heads cheap that are already worked over I would stick with the stock B heads. Clean them up, valve job maybe. Get a good set of rods and pistons and get it all balanced.
arp- bolts
head studs 156-4301
main studs 156-5802
balancer bolt 156-2501
cam bolt 256-1001 x 4
flywheel bolts 254-2801
pressure plate bolts 156-2201

gaskets

FELPRO
timing cover TCS45980
VALVE COVER VS50479R
OIL PAN OS30725R (2 NEEDED IF USE WINDAGE TRAY)
REAR SEAL JV1612 (VICTOR BRAND)
HEAD GASKETS 2R3Z-6051-BA
2R3Z-6051-BAA

CLEVITE H SEREIS ROD BEARINGS CB1442H X 8
CLEVITE H SERIES MAIN BEARING SET MS2007LH
MELLING OIL PUMP 10176
CANTON OIL PAN 15-784
CANTON WINDAGE TRAY 20-939
STEEL RELUCTOR XW1Z-12A227-AC
WATER PUMP YR3Z-8501-AB
MODMAX H BEAM RODS 650-25400
MODMAX CP PISTONS S9819 X 8 17CC DISH 3.572 BORE
MODMAX MOLY FILE FIT RINGS
60LB INJECTORS M-9593-LU60
INJECTOR ADAPTERS M-14464-A8
AEROMOTIVE REGULATOR 13102
ACCUFAB THROTTLE BODY CTB96-98
ABACO MASS AIR METER DBX97B
ANDERSON POWER PIPE AF-0110C
NGK TR-6 SPARK PLUGS #4177
GI JOES 8 RIB CONVERSION
Is this more or less the entire parts list for said build?
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