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Old 12-30-2013, 05:55 PM   #1
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Default 2012 GT vs BOSS Equipment Listing

I've been looking around the internet and the forums for a few days now to try to find a comprehensive list of all the parts that are added to a GT to make it a BOSS. I'm looking to upgrade my '12 GT in a few places, but would like to pick and choose from whats out there. If anyone has a list or knows of even a handful of the upgrades it would be appreciated. I'm looking for any and all parts from oil coolers to manifolds to the interior.
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Old 12-31-2013, 12:19 AM   #2
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It's A LOT of stuff. It's pretty much a different car. Bespoke suspension, bespoke short block, bespoke cylinder heads, manifold and cams, exhaust, interior, cooling system, front end bodywork, paintwork and striping. It's a comprehensive soup to nuts upgrade.

You'd be better served picking your poison from the various and sundry aftermarketeers rather than trying to duplicate a Boss.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:26 AM   #3
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If your looking at suspension look elsewhere, the changes on the Boss are unremarkable. Here's a Link to help show details. look at the spring/swaybar area.
http://brembo50.com/Default.aspx?pageId=1130035
Comparing a Boss to a GT, the main differences are slightly stiffer springs adjustable shocks/struts and a 1mm larger rear swaybar.
You can pretty much pick almost any aftermarket spring set combined with a set of quality shocks/struts and be better then a Boss without changing anything else.
There are several companies selling Adj. Swaybar packages also.
As far as engine power a CAI and Tuner should be enough to equal the power of a Boss
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