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Old 06-06-2016, 08:19 AM   #1
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Figured I'd start a thread for modding my Mustang. She's pretty much a clean slate and I'm all about personalizing my ride.

First thing, one of my fog lights was out, so I upgraded to LED. Fog lights aint worth squat on these cars anyway, but at least its a nice white light now instead of the dingy yellow stock bulbs.



Blacked out the bumper lettering:





I love the leather seats, but man they make me sweat...lol... and I want to keep them nice, so some seat covers:





More mods coming soon. Cosmetics first, then engine/drivetrain.(tuner, TB, intake, gears, etc.)
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Where did you get those seat covers? They look really nice. And did you paint/dip the letters or get the inserts?
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Where did you get those seat covers? They look really nice. And did you paint/dip the letters or get the inserts?
Seat covers from Amazon. Same for the mustang letters (inserts).
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Seat covers from Amazon. Same for the mustang letters (inserts).
Do you have a link? What kind are they?

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http://www.amazon.com/FH-FB050112-Cl...ilpage_o05_s00


Have no idea as to the durability of them. it came with a rear set cover set too, but I have not installed them yet.




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Do you have the link for the insterts? It looks really good

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Do you have the link for the insterts? It looks really good

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They appear to fit snug on your particular seats. Do they slip or have any fitment issues?

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They appear to fit snug on your particular seats. Do they slip or have any fitment issues?

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They fit pretty good. Time will tell. No slipping as of yet.
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Got these last night, it's the little things first.





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Plus 10 hp right there lol looks good actually yellow looks good too

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Jkeaton do you have a link to the led fogs you got they look good probably gonna go that route

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Jkeaton do you have a link to the led fogs you got they look good probably gonna go that route

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Installed a factory MACH 1000 head unit and a white background for the HVAC panel.


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Installed a factory MACH 1000 head unit and a white background for the HVAC panel.


Looks good. The white does look cool and its a cheap mod. The led fogs you installed, do those need an adapter like the other kits you see on other sites? If not thats super cheap compared to other for around $100 bucks?! Does this same company make led headlights too?

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Ive also found that the factory Mach system (I have the 460 is all) actually sounds ok, its somewhat on par with systems in newer cars. For example it sounds almost as good as my 16 Silverado, not that my truck is the benchmark for audiophiles, but in comparison for my 13 yr old stock sound system to sound current at all is a win and good enough for me. I love good sounding systems, not just bass rattleimg my butt hole, but actual systems that are balanced, fill the cabin, etc, just have other things I want to spend money on right now.

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Ive also found that the factory Mach system (I have the 460 is all) actually sounds ok, its somewhat on par with systems in newer cars. For example it sounds almost as good as my 16 Silverado, not that my truck is the benchmark for audiophiles, but in comparison for my 13 yr old stock sound system to sound current at all is a win and good enough for me. I love good sounding systems, not just bass rattleimg my butt hole, but actual systems that are balanced, fill the cabin, etc, just have other things I want to spend money on right now.

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My sub and amp sounded really good from Infinity factory on my dodge ram till some son of bech decided to break into my truck and steal everything.

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Looks good. The white does look cool and its a cheap mod. The led fogs you installed, do those need an adapter like the other kits you see on other sites? If not thats super cheap compared to other for around $100 bucks?! Does this same company make led headlights too?

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No adapters. Plug and play. Seeing how these cars have low and high combined into one bulb, I've never found either LED or HID that are actually any good. My headlights suck at the moment, old and faded. I'm going to get some replacements soon and probably just put silverstars or something like that in them.
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Ive also found that the factory Mach system (I have the 460 is all) actually sounds ok, its somewhat on par with systems in newer cars. For example it sounds almost as good as my 16 Silverado, not that my truck is the benchmark for audiophiles, but in comparison for my 13 yr old stock sound system to sound current at all is a win and good enough for me. I love good sounding systems, not just bass rattleimg my butt hole, but actual systems that are balanced, fill the cabin, etc, just have other things I want to spend money on right now.

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It sounds just fine to me. I love the subs in the trunk. Not a lot if adjustments though. Treble and bass. Only thing is the CD player does not work, the dreaded "CD ERROR" message. I don't mind though, I don't listen to CD's and only wanted the slot to put a CD slot mount phone holder in, but I can't get the door to open. guess I'll get one if those adapters that plays over Bluetooth to an empty FM channel.
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Car looks really good.

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Got this nice Father's Day gift from my Mustang loving daughter. Tinted tail lights.

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Next up, smoke overlays for the rear reflectors and a rear valence black out overlay. Courtesy of my son for Father's Day.



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As far as engine bolt ons I went with BBK...they have a 73mm and 78mm Throttle Intake, CAI Intake, MAF Sensor and even a TPS...from there the BBK Long Tubes can be matched to the BBK Off Road X-Pipe and any Cat-Back system. An SCT Eliminator Chip (www.sct.com) is a good choice since it holds multiple tunes and can be switched on the fly.

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Replaced the leaking top lift cylinders this weekend and while I had the back seat out, finally got around to installing the rear seat covers.








Front seat covers are still doing well. Not sliding around or anything. Best $30 I ever spent on seat covers....
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Yeah those seat covers look like they fit well! I tried a different pair a while ago and my 270lb brother ripped the hell out of the passenger side as soon as he slid into the car! Ha ha ha!!! I will be doing the leather repair and reconditioning myself when I get back home. I have a few small pips in the driver seat and that usual rash on the bolsters...the back seats are mint since they are useless since I am 6'6"! I will try this kit out!!! Will be sure to post before and after pics in a thread!


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Replaced the leaking top lift cylinders this weekend and while I had the back seat out, finally got around to installing the rear seat covers.








Front seat covers are still doing well. Not sliding around or anything. Best $30 I ever spent on seat covers....
I need a set of those.

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Couple new mods.

Cold air intake from AM.



Fender stripes.



Smoke headlight covers.



Working on a repainted grill with a body color Mustang.

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Its definitely looking good, not too over the top or anything. Tasteful. Except Mustangs are Decepticons not Autobots lol.


As far as headlights, the AM replicas are actually DEPOs AFIAK and DEPOs are very good aftermarket replacement lights. Not your average garbage crap from ebay or wherever. I really wish they would do a dual bulb setup for the 99-04 cars like they do for the 94-98 cars. I had their dual halogen projector setup on my 98 and it was really nice looking. Not at all like the ricey looking Raxiom stuff... Anyway, bulb wise get some Philips Xtreme Vision bulbs and call it a day. They'll put out the most lumens of all the halogens but won't be pure white so ppl think they are not the best. Truth is, any bulb with a blue film over the whole thing is going to put out less overall light than a clear bulb (looking at you Silverstars).


There is always the HID retrofit route if you can find a good setup. I work with a guy who does them for $175 and then more if you want demon eyes or crazy ****. That is with you supplying the parts which he won't do if they are junk ones. Basically says "morimoto or gtfo".
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Haha. Yeah. You should see my daughters Mustang. It's total Autobot. Thanks for the headlight advice. I'm on the fence about just sticking some bi-xenon HID's in there. I know about the scatter but damn these headlights suck. Lol
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If you don't mind me asking how did you get the seat covers to fit so tight? Every time I try putting so on they end up sagging after a couple hours no matter what I do.

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Haha. Yeah. You should see my daughters Mustang. It's total Autobot. Thanks for the headlight advice. I'm on the fence about just sticking some bi-xenon HID's in there. I know about the scatter but damn these headlights suck. Lol
Plz don't put a PnP HID in a halogen housing... Seriously, get some replacement headlights and a set of the Philips bulbs. I think you'll be surprised how well you can see. Obviously the smoked covers are not helping...
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Plz don't put a PnP HID in a halogen housing... Seriously, get some replacement headlights and a set of the Philips bulbs. I think you'll be surprised how well you can see. Obviously the smoked covers are not helping...
What he said about the smoked covers. Had some on my headlights and noticed light was dim but didn't worry too much. Then one night I got stuck in a horrendous rain storm where I couldn't see 5 feet in front of me because of the smoked covers. Next day they permanently came off.

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What he said about the smoked covers. Had some on my headlights and noticed light was dim but didn't worry too much. Then one night I got stuck in a horrendous rain storm where I couldn't see 5 feet in front of me because of the smoked covers. Next day they permanently came off.

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