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Old 08-05-2011, 08:58 PM   #1
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I've got a 2007 Mustang V6 and I'm wondering what would be the best first mod to increase the performance when I save up some money?
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Old 08-05-2011, 09:05 PM   #2
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CAI/Tuner.
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Old 08-05-2011, 09:24 PM   #3
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CAI/Tuner.
^Agree, then 8.8 rearend with either 4.10's or 3.73's your choice.
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I would do it in this order:

1.Cold Air Intake with a tune from either americanmuscle.com or brenspeed.com
2. 8.8 rearend out of a GT with 4.10s (and while you are having that done I would also do underdrive pulleys)
3. Dual exhaust
4. Lower your car and upgrade springs/shocks/suspension

While you are doing those, throw in a fair mix of appearance mods and get performance tires.

And most importantly, happy modding!
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Old 08-06-2011, 11:52 AM   #5
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CAI/Tune combo like everyone says.

Check AmericanMuscle.com for their combos
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Old 08-06-2011, 12:10 PM   #6
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The front/rear GT sway bar upgrade with the poly
bushings will show the most for your $$ handling wise.
34mm up front to replace the 31.5mm V6 bar and a
20mm GT rear to go where you have no rear sway...

17" or 18" rims and a lower profile/wider tire will go miles...
The CAI and tune will just hurt you unless you can control
the added power on the marginal OEM V6 suspesion.
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Pretty much agree with everyone here...
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i will say, make sure everything is up to par.. plugs, wires, fluids. then mod.

i put a flowmaster from a gt on my car for my first mod, because it was available and free.
and its got 18's on it already. looks great!

go that route. lol.
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I wouldnt worry about the plugs wires and coil pak- great way to waste some $

CAI+Tune FTW

Tho throwing amsoil ATF in a t5 really makes it happy
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We should sticky the "first mods to v6" since its always asked
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