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Old 08-20-2012, 07:48 PM   #1
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Cheap appearance or performance upgrades?

I have a 98 GT that ive been wanting to make look like a cobra (love the look)
So far, appearance wise, ive added:
Cobra front bumper
Saleen wing
Convertable styling bar
Seats from 05 GT
HID tinted headlights and foglights
Smoked taillights
18" FR500s on 295 rears
Lowered

Just started performance upgrades with a CAI and 373s. Has h pipe with flowmasters, pretty loud

Just want some opinions on best appearance mods and other performance upgrades, mostly bolt ons that will give me my most bang for the buck
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tuner. lower control arms. headers shifter

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throttle body intake mani
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Best bolt on with a $500 budget? Most hp gain? Im guessing tuner?
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Best bolt on with a $500 budget? Most hp gain? Im guessing tuner?
Tuner makes a huge difference one of my favorite mods
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A saw a sct tuner on clist, are they compatible with any stang? It was used on an 04.
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I have a 98 GT that ive been wanting to make look like a cobra (love the look)
So far, appearance wise, ive added:
Cobra front bumper
Saleen wing
Convertable styling bar
Seats from 05 GT
HID tinted headlights and foglights
Smoked taillights
18" FR500s on 295 rears
Lowered

Just started performance upgrades with a CAI and 373s. Has h pipe with flowmasters, pretty loud

Just want some opinions on best appearance mods and other performance upgrades, mostly bolt ons that will give me my most bang for the buck


Short Throw &TB & Plenum !
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Old 08-21-2012, 04:00 PM   #7
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Need help beating an 03 350z! Got $500, what will help the most?
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Need help beating an 03 350z! Got $500, what will help the most?
I would have to say the SCT tuner powered by bama+ you get free tunes for life so any other performance piece you get they will send you a new tune
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Need help beating an 03 350z! Got $500, what will help the most?

373 Gears and TB+Plenum

I ran one on the highway from 3rd and we were neck and neck before my plenum and 70mm TB
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373 Gears and TB+Plenum

I ran one on the highway from 3rd and we were neck and neck before my plenum and 70mm TB
I agree, gears/ TB+Plenum/tuner any of those.
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Re: Cheap appearance or performance upgrades?

slow2v u gotta think you have a pi engine too, he doesnt, id say find a pi top end off craigslist which is heads, cams, intake. and get a tuner, and youll prolly be even if not beating the z. and you can get the pi top ends all day for 300.
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500 bucks NITROUS KIT!!!!!
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