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Old 12-26-2012, 03:29 PM   #1
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Next upgrades for 2011 mustang gt?

Just wondering what should my next engine mod or appearance add on be for $500-1,000 price range?
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Is she custom tuned yet? That's my next mod on my baby and after reading how much more fun I will get outta her after tuning.... I have to do it. I don't really go to the track like some do, but I will love getting all the power I can out of this beast.
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It would be helpful to include what you've already done. Put something in your signature.
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Is she custom tuned yet? That's my next mod on my baby and after reading how much more fun I will get outta her after tuning.... I have to do it. I don't really go to the track like some do, but I will love getting all the power I can out of this beast.
I have a Roush CAI and a Roush Axel Back exhaust on now but I agree with the tune! That will prolly be my next mod!
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I have a Roush CAI and a Roush Axel Back exhaust on now but I agree with the tune! That will prolly be my next mod!
500-1000 I would do a tune and MGW shifter.

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500-1000 I would do a tune and MGW shifter.

That also sounds like a good combo as well
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o/r mid pipe, tune, and short throw

UCA, LCA, 4.10 or 3.73 gears, panhard bar, and tuner

and you can keep it all around or under $1000
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Just wondering what should my next engine mod or appearance add on be for $500-1,000 price range?
do the boss intake mani. I bought the power pack (intake, cai, sct tuner) and it gave me a nice power boost

http://www.americanmuscle.com/boss-i...ld-2011gt.html
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Just wondering what should my next engine mod or appearance add on be for $500-1,000 price range?
I would either put bigger wheels on it or exhaust...you will be suprised how much a big a$$ tire in the back can set that car off
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do the boss intake mani. I bought the power pack (intake, cai, sct tuner) and it gave me a nice power boost

http://www.americanmuscle.com/boss-i...ld-2011gt.html
For the ops budget, I'm with you.
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For the ops budget, I'm with you.
i feel like I got a lot for my money. 422 to the wheels now
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I go with a reputable speed shop and get the boss intake manifold with a custom dyno tune
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personally im working on getting the power i have to the ground. i have nothing against the boss intake and plan on getting one myself but not anytime soon. yea you make more horsepower with it but its mainly at top end. thats why my next mods are wider wheels, UCA, and LCA. a friend of mine with a 2012 went and had his dyno tuned with just a steeda cai, o/r x, and pypes axle backs and made 438whp. so unless he plans on driving around at higher rpms i think the other suspension mods would be more fun around town. just my 2 cents. and please anyone correct me if i am wrong.
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personally im working on getting the power i have to the ground. i have nothing against the boss intake and plan on getting one myself but not anytime soon. yea you make more horsepower with it but its mainly at top end. thats why my next mods are wider wheels, UCA, and LCA. a friend of mine with a 2012 went and had his dyno tuned with just a steeda cai, o/r x, and pypes axle backs and made 438whp. so unless he plans on driving around at higher rpms i think the other suspension mods would be more fun around town. just my 2 cents. and please anyone correct me if i am wrong.
Wow 438whp?! Do you know what kind of tune he had?
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Wow 438whp?! Do you know what kind of tune he had?
it was a custom dyno tune from big daddys performance in new jersey. i didnt believe it at first either but he has the video from when he was there and the dyno sheets with his runs on there.
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personally im working on getting the power i have to the ground. i have nothing against the boss intake and plan on getting one myself but not anytime soon. yea you make more horsepower with it but its mainly at top end. thats why my next mods are wider wheels, UCA, and LCA. a friend of mine with a 2012 went and had his dyno tuned with just a steeda cai, o/r x, and pypes axle backs and made 438whp. so unless he plans on driving around at higher rpms i think the other suspension mods would be more fun around town. just my 2 cents. and please anyone correct me if i am wrong.
My dyno sheet with the boss im. With a good tune you won't lose any bottom end. My car stock made 370rwtq and 386rwhp. Nowhere on the graph did the power levels fall below the stock numbers. It's all in the tune. And I'm making peak at 6800 vs most people revving theirs to 7500+. It's all in the tune.
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500-1000 I would do a tune and MGW shifter.

^^^ what he said

Those two IMO provide the most bang for the buck.
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i feel like I got a lot for my money. 422 to the wheels now
With Borla Attaks, suspension parts stacking up and a nice photo gallery. Where have you been all my life???
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With Borla Attaks, suspension parts stacking up and a nice photo gallery. Where have you been all my life???
hhaha here now!
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hhaha here now!
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If I had a grand laying around, I would get a new drive shaft, myself. If you are trying to keep it without a tune, the drive shaft would work well, too.
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If I had a grand laying around, I would get a new drive shaft, myself. If you are trying to keep it without a tune, the drive shaft would work well, too.
Do you have a one piece driveshaft ive never had any experience with the gains over a stock one. I had a guy in a gt500 tell me there well worth the money
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it just weighs less. you might free up a few more hp to the wheels because its less to spin but there are no "gains" so to speak. but if you plan on running slicks at the track you better get the driveshaft first. again correct me if I'm wrong but thats just my understanding
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The guy who does the work to my car did a test comparing the 1 piece aluminum driveshaft vs the stock unit on a '11 or '12 GT500. He gained on average 17rwhp over the stock numbers with nothing more than the swap done. I agree, it's not so much a gain as it is freeing up parasitic loss.
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The guy who does the work to my car did a test comparing the 1 piece aluminum driveshaft vs the stock unit on a '11 or '12 GT500. He gained on average 17rwhp over the stock numbers with nothing more than the swap done. I agree, it's not so much a gain as it is freeing up parasitic loss.
your going to be my go to guy for advice when modding my car lol
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your going to be my go to guy for advice when modding my car lol
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The guy who does the work to my car did a test comparing the 1 piece aluminum driveshaft vs the stock unit on a '11 or '12 GT500. He gained on average 17rwhp over the stock numbers with nothing more than the swap done. I agree, it's not so much a gain as it is freeing up parasitic loss.
+1, no personal experience with them, more of a dream if I had an extra grand lol
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From what I've read through research the boss intake is useless for street driving . It only gives more top end none at bottom
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From what I've read through research the boss intake is useless for street driving . It only gives more top end none at bottom
Depends on what you're looking for in your car, and the gears you're running
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Put that 1k in the bank and save up for a roush tvs down the road
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Put that 1k in the bank and save up for a roush tvs down the road
yeah but unless you do other parts like the suspension, UCA, LCA, panhard bar, etc. that kind of power can be hard to put down. Not that you cannot do that! Just would be worth while to do those kinds of things first.
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True to a point..,control arms are cheap, get some used drag radials and you have all you need to hand the new power level and some
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Put that 1k in the bank and save up for a roush tvs down the road
That's what I would love to do, it's just so tempting to spend it now lol
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