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Old 05-23-2014, 09:43 PM   #1
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Default Picked up a NEW 2014 5.0 GT today

loving it. Got rid of the 08 S197 and in to a new 2014 GT today. Loving the 6 speeds - loving the 420 hp - hating that I have to start from scratch with the mods.

Things I didn't know about the 2014s - kind of sucks having to learn all the nitty gritty again on a newer model but some neat things have been discovered.

And if I had to complain about just 1 thing - it is waaaaayyy too quiet - can barely hear anything inside the cabin.
Exhaust mod coming ASAP...

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#1 Gauges - have a whole bunch of cool in-dash gauges to scroll through. Oil Temp, Air/Fuel, etc.
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#2 AdvanceTrac ON/OFF - completely turn off Traction Control with one touch - hold the button with the brake engauged and turn off ABS too.
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#3 Track Apps - record your quarter mile time, eighth mile, 0-60 brake, etc.
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#4 Gauge Color / Ambient Lighting - mostly for chicks but then again I did stay up last night and go through every color combo.
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Old 07-23-2014, 01:11 PM   #2
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So, not every 5.0 has the option to measure the acceleration times like in one of these pics?
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Old 07-23-2014, 01:43 PM   #3
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Nope, only those with the track pack.
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08 S197 GT Auto: FRPP Strut Tower Brace, FRPP Bullitt CAI, Bama 91-P Tune
Pending upgrades: Shaftmasters Aluminum 3.5" DS, FRPP 3.73 gears, Axle back exahust (?)

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if you are getting 29mpg in your 5.0, you aren't driving it correctly
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Old 08-11-2014, 12:16 AM   #4
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Congrats on the new GT! Ive had mine since Feb. and have loved every minute of it.

My first mods:

Roush axle back, had it before I had the car, installed them the night I got the GT. Absolutely love the sound and get compliments all the time. They are loud, but not obnoxious and zero drone. I could easily see how they would be way to loud with a cat delete though.

Lowering Springs, also had them before I got the car home. Installed them and the adj. pan hard bar that weekend. I got the SR Perf. springs, 1.5" drop, ride great even with the stock stuts and shock, but wish i had gone lower. Im looking at sportlines or H&R supersports now, most likely with a shock\strut upgrade now as well.

Ive done some other cosmetic stuff but those were the major mods so far.
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