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Old 09-01-2014, 04:17 PM   #1

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Default Bang for the Buck Mods

Hi all,

Haven't had my Mustang too long and am looking to get into performance modding. Beside CAI, what are the best bang-for-the buck mods for the 4.6L GT's?

My starting point is a 2010 Premium GT w/ Track Pack.
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:34 PM   #2
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CAI is not a "bang for your buck" mod. In fact, your car already has a cold air intake. Put your money towards something useful.

What's your budget? Browse around the forum, this matter is heavily discussed.
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Old 09-02-2014, 02:46 AM   #3
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Bang fir the buck. Supercharger is your best bet
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Starting out w/ a stock vehicle would be either a tuner for power or axle-back for sound.

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Old 09-03-2014, 10:58 AM   #5
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4.10 gears, tuner, boost in general, h-pipe (these can be found fairly cheap and really open up ur volume)
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What's your "buck" look like? FI is your best bet but you'll also need fuel and suspension upgrades to go with it. Figure over a grand, much more if you include tires and wheels. If that's too much "buck" then:

1. A good custom tune
2. Gears
3. LT headers with O/R x pipe
4. Cams (complimented by the LT's)

After those, you're pretty much down to other single digit mods and will likely have spent close to a modest FI setup.

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