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Old 09-02-2010, 08:16 AM   #101
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Looks like your in your car quite a bit, which mods are you most pleased with and do you like the Hurst shifter?
Most will tell you the same as below...

For power/acceleration

1) CAI/SCT/Good Tune - not cheap though at $650 +
2) 4.10 gear swap - again not cheap at about $600

For drivability

1) Steeda sport springs / struts / shocks - love this combo
2) Hurst short shifter - perfect for me and has lasted
3) GT500 wheels and wider tires

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Old 09-02-2010, 11:31 AM   #102
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The fact you have been running 4.10s for so long is even more of a testament to the longevity of the car as your engine has spun more rpm than those with the stock gears.
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Old 09-02-2010, 03:44 PM   #103
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The fact you have been running 4.10s for so long is even more of a testament to the longevity of the car as your engine has spun more rpm than those with the stock gears.
August '08 for the gears...the whole car has really been a testament
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Old 11-29-2010, 11:01 AM   #104
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with that many miles driven, I'm sure you have an idea of your mileage...what kind of MPG's are you getting with the 4.10s? I drive a bit too. I have an 07 with 115,000 miles on it, and was thinking about going to the 4.10's....I have the 3.55's right now.
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Old 12-17-2010, 11:21 PM   #105
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do you still have me beat?
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:52 AM   #106
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hahah your joking right? american cars don't hold a candle to bmw, audi, benz in terms of engineering or reliability
Sounds like you missed the W140 chassis from Mercedes Benz. I would never attempt to work on a Euro car..... god bless all those that do!
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Old 12-18-2010, 08:05 AM   #107
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A great deal of credit must go to you, the owner for paying attention to the needs of your car! You Sir, are a great American!
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Old 12-18-2010, 09:29 AM   #108
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do you still have me beat?
Well, his is a year newer than yours...
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:43 AM   #109
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I just turned over 28k on my 06 GT...this thread gives me a nice feeling for its future...it has gotten rained on once though...2 yrs ago..I am finally getting over that...LOL
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Old 12-21-2010, 09:19 AM   #110
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Just circled the state of Florida in our '07 GT/CS and it now has almost 140k on the clock. FWIW, we have nothing on this guy (Not a mustang but a Ford none the less)

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/weird/P...our-Years.html
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