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What appearance mods would you do with $1000??

Old 04-11-2010, 12:39 AM
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Originally Posted by untamestang View Post
Man, the suggestions that I got on this forum were MUCH better than another forum. Wow. And, the suggestions were pretty much my line of thinking as well. Very nice. Thank you very much guys! Please keep the suggestions coming, though. The LED license plate lights is not a bad idea actually. Now, that's something I didn't think about. Definitely may consider them now. Also, wilkinda, your GB stang is beautiful. You were the first to get me to consider the Roush front end. Love it! I saw one in my color and it only made me want it more. So, that is a very possible mod. I have actually even considered doing a complete Roush conversion. Would cost about $3K for all the body parts and about $6K with the wheels and tires as well. Options for the Mustang has always been crazy, but as of late, they are only growing. I love it, but makes the choice tough.

Ok, peeps, please, please keep the ideas coming. I really hope to get a more concrete idea of what I am going to be doing with your help.

I got the Roush front fascia from Roush painted, fog light kit, billet grille upper and lower, front splitter and side splitters for $1350 and installed it all myself. Most bodyshops wanted $700 to $1000 to do the work. Since m dealer was an authorized Roush dealer I got all the parts at dealer whole-sale cost...
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Old 04-12-2010, 02:38 PM
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Well, I guess my vote goes for GT500 spoiler and a tail panel blackout. Really improves the rear IMO. Wheels, yeah, but you can't do that for $1K unless you keep the stock size rubber and what's the point in that?

You can do the lowering like Wilki and I did plus the spoiler for $1k (or pretty close) and then you get a huge improvement in handling as well.
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Old 04-13-2010, 03:01 AM
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My suggestion is wheels. Yeah, they will cost close to 2k for a wheel/tire package, but if you do this while your stock wheels have low miles you'll be able to get a good amount of money out of them to offset the cost of the new wheels.

I was able to get $950 cash out of my stock 19" wheels and tires. It took less than a week to find a buyer on craigslist. Nothing will set your car off like a set of aftermarket wheels.
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Old 04-13-2010, 03:09 AM
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If I had that money, I'd put it on a stock black hood, and CDC shaker hood scoop .

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Old 04-13-2010, 03:47 AM
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I personally would do a GT500 spoiler, some lowering springs and LCA's...and you would still have $300-400 left over to get some nice racing stripes...or a programmer

edit: btw, that Roush front end looks mean. extremely close 2nd place behind the GT500 front clip for the best looking setup on the 10's
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