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Old 08-02-2013, 03:50 AM   #1
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New 2012 GT Owner

I'm a proud owner of a '12 GT. When I think about the possibilities for this car I get excited like a little school girl!

I personally feel that improving handling/suspension components first would benefit me the most starting out, but I wanted to hear what others thought about this.

I'm curious to know what some of you recommend as far as modifications.

I've researched different forums and posts and I've noted similarities and differences in people choices on various aspects of building the car up.
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:16 AM   #2
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Exhaust, tuner, suspension is a good start and welcome!
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Welcome man! Congrats!!!
If you have a automatic start with a handheld tuner and a good 93 octane tune. A proper tune with a stock auto is amazingly different. It benefits the manual as well but it can wait. Next, invest in a quality set of Axlebacks. This is very subjective and depending on your future exhaust plans (headers etc...) the tone will change drastically. So plan ahead. But just about anything sounds better than stock. Then focus on the drivetrain, brakes, and suspension. Work from the ground up with a goal in mind. If this car is lacking anything it's definitely not power. But they're plagued with mediocre brakes, horrible suspension, terribly heavy narrow wheels with crap tires, a boat anchor for a driveshaft, a made in china toy for a transmission, and a horrible shifter. All the power in the world doesn't do you any good if you can't stop it, turn it, or drive it like its meant to be. Good luck!
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on the car, we need some pics. Add some control arms, a cold air intake, a tuner, and some drag radials for the strip if you go to the strip that is.
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I know what you mean man. A buddy of mine has owned nothing but mustangs and as much as he loves them, he's always talking about soft suspension, weak chassis, and mediocre braking power.
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