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Hello everyone I'm new to the mustang world. I just recently bought a 2008 vista blue gt. and I'm in need of advice for what bolt ons will get me the most power. This is my daily driver I'm not looking to drag but I want the most power I can get out of her with out going to turbo or supercharger yet. I just installed a borla axle back, hurst comp plus shifter.my next move was some LT headers and x pipe, cai with tuner. Just want to know what would get me the most hp to awaken her thanks.
 

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Good question I don't know it's stock I'll have to check I know I'm looking at 3.73 for upgrade
 

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Yeah, 373's are sweet. You might be able to find out what you've got. Get a look at your pumpkin. My F150 had a metal tag attached to one of the axel pan bolts. It had the gear size stamped on it along with some other axel related information.
 

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Go with 4:10 gears, your car has 3:55's, you won't feel much of a difference with 3:73. Everything else you said you want to install sounds good.
 

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You are on the right path. Throw in some cams and get a dyno tune with the LTs and mid pipe and you will get some decent power.
 

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Caster Troy said:
Go with 4:10 gears, your car has 3:55's, you won't feel much of a difference with 3:73. Everything else you said you want to install sounds good.
+1 I love my 4.10s!!

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Caster Troy said:
Go with 4:10 gears, your car has 3:55's, you won't feel much of a difference with 3:73. Everything else you said you want to install sounds good.
CAI, FRPP intake, cams, 4.10s, headers and midpipe will make good power
 

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You won't find a better mod than long tube headers.

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Caster Troy said:
Go with 4:10 gears, your car has 3:55's, you won't feel much of a difference with 3:73. Everything else you said you want to install sounds good.
Just curious , have you ever had 3.73 gears ?
 

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Best bang for the buck is always N20.
 

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Compstall said:
Best bang for the buck is always N20.
That depends... The longer you use nitrous the more expensive it gets. Refilling the bottle gets pricy! Most of my friend that had nitrous ended up getting tired of paying bottle after bottle, so they sell the kit.
 

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tc x 4 said:
You won't find a better mod than long tube headers.

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Just curious , have you ever had 3.73 gears ?
Yes, I have had 3.73's on my previous mustangs which was a 2000 and a 1995. The 95 came with 3.08's and my 2000 3.27 so the 3.73 made a huge difference on both where as the 08's come with 3.55's so going to a 3.73 will not give you much more than stock and a kick in the pants difference as will the 4.10's.
 

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Caster Troy said:
Yes, I have had 3.73's on my previous mustangs which was a 2000 and a 1995. The 95 came with 3.08's and my 2000 3.27 so the 3.73 made a huge difference on both where as the 08's come with 3.55's so going to a 3.73 will not give you much more than stock and a kick in the pants difference as will the 4.10's.
How many RPM's are you pushing at 75mph with the 4.10's?
 

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Caster Troy said:
Go with 4:10 gears, your car has 3:55's, you won't feel much of a difference with 3:73. Everything else you said you want to install sounds good.
Ok I'm choosing 373 because a lot of people said dont go 410 if you are a daily driver and a friend of mine has them and he doesn't like how high his car revs.

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Compstall said:
Best bang for the buck is always N20.
Yeah I was gonna go that route but got nervous of all the bad. So like I said I'm driving the car daily and will be entering a few shows but I will install a purge kit just for show.

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You won't find a better mod than long tube headers.

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Just curious , have you ever had 3.73 gears ?
That's what I though now does it matter what brand I get or should I stick with the type exhaust I got which is borla. I seen they cost almost the same
 

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Ok I'm choosing 373 because a lot of people said dont go 410 if you are a daily driver and a friend of mine has them and he doesn't like how high his car revs.

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Yeah I was gonna go that route but got nervous of all the bad. So like I said I'm driving the car daily and will be entering a few shows but I will install a purge kit just for show.

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That's what I though now does it matter what brand I get or should I stick with the type exhaust I got which is borla. I seen they cost almost the same
Mine is a daily driver and I still get 21 MPG highway, 18 average.
It's up to you but everyone I know that went that route regretted it later an had to spend more money to change to 4.10's. like I said, you won't notice much difference over your stock 3.55's.
Don't fear the gear, I promise, you will LOVE your car with 4.10's.
 

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Kcstunna82 said:
If I went 410 wouldn't I have a issue with superchargers or turbo later?
No, depends on the type of induction, alot of people have 410s with vortechs, Paxton's and prochargers
 

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If I went 410 wouldn't I have a issue with superchargers or turbo later?
Nope, just a problem with traction lol. Get 4.10s and tell your friends they are idiots for telling you not to afterwords lol
 

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If I went 410 wouldn't I have a issue with superchargers or turbo later?
That's all a matter of opinion. There are tons of people who love their 4.10s and blower combo. Then again there are this who would never do it. You have to seriously decide which type of blower you are going to go with 1st. If you do a centri then 4.10s will be great and get you to boost faster. If you do a roots style then you may not like the 4.10 because it will eat through 1st and 2nd.

Bottom line.....have a plan and stick to it. Otherwise you will be changing parts later down the line and costing yourself money.
 

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That's all a matter of opinion. There are tons of people who love their 4.10s and blower combo. Then again there are this who would never do it. You have to seriously decide which type of blower you are going to go with 1st. If you do a centri then 4.10s will be great and get you to boost faster. If you do a roots style then you may not like the 4.10 because it will eat through 1st and 2nd.

Bottom line.....have a plan and stick to it. Otherwise you will be changing parts later down the line and costing yourself money.
+1

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If I went 410 wouldn't I have a issue with superchargers or turbo later?
I would just go 4.10s. Honestly, you'll really like them and they will wake the car up big time.
 
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