Originally Posted by billythekid
ok sorry, so prolly around 1,000 now and constant income
$1000 will net you a FWI, rockers, springs, and stronger cylinder heads (non-ported) as well as a high-flow cat and a PCM burn or two. That should be enough to cover fluids and gaskets as well.
You'll need twice that again to start saving up for your trans.
Before or after the trans work, you might just sneak into the 14'*. The next two seconds on the ET goal will cost you at least 3 times that initial investment. I think you haven't come to grips with the fact that you're starting with a non-supercharged FWD V6.