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Old 12-04-2009, 08:30 PM   #1  
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just trying to decide where to go next. i would love to do 4.10 gear but i cant find any shops around that will do it. i checked prices at ford and a few other places but they want to charge me 1100.00 for it. i think that is way to much. if i could find a shop within resonable distance i would absolutely do that next. but i cant seem to find anything.
just finished putting a catback on and have a brenspeed tuned sct x3. i was going to go for a new midpipe but i was thinking of maybe getting the accufab 75 mm tb/plenum combo and a short ram intake all at once so air induction is finished in one install.

any opinions on this?
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Old 12-04-2009, 09:43 PM   #2  
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I would change out the midpipe, throw an CAI on and then retune, if you have the money get long tube headers.
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Old 12-04-2009, 10:07 PM   #3  
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Forget the rest for the moment, and find a place that will install the gears. Unless you're in the middle of nowhere, i'm sure you can find a place within a reasonable distance...so keep searching!!!
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should read some of the stickies. 75mm tb/plen are not worth the money on an N/A car. one of the stickies the guy dyno tested vs. stock and he actually lost horsepower. HOWEVER on a supercharged car gained 18rwhp over stock. unless you got FI or head/cam work opening up the intake too much on a 2v can actually hurt you because you kill the venturi effect and put turbulence in the air intake. unless you want the "bling" under the hood the stock tube with a K+N and the silencer removed is just fine.

i guarantee you can find a shop to do it less than 1100$. are you asking them for gears and install or what? the shops here charge too much and the most expensive quote i got was like 600$ (shade tree mechanic was like 400) but i had my gears, diff fluid, and a rebuild kit already.

midpipe would be a decent/cheap upgrade and no reason to retune it. a 93 generic tune is fine.
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Old 12-05-2009, 07:35 AM   #5  
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There's a guy on this forum in DE that will do it for cheap. He used to be a Ford Tech. A lot of people have recomended him. I'm going to him once I purchase 4.10 gears.
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Old 12-05-2009, 11:00 AM   #6  
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Id keep searching for a shop to do gears...they make a world of difference. Id look into gears and then save up for LTs and midpipe...that mod REALLY woke my car up...it's a whole new animal lol.
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There's a guy on this forum in DE that will do it for cheap. He used to be a Ford Tech. A lot of people have recomended him. I'm going to him once I purchase 4.10 gears.
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I did the intake mods last and that really mod up the the high rpm's.
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Old 12-07-2009, 04:34 PM   #9  
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Did some serious searching and I did find a place I think I cantrust for gear install. Now the question is what ratio to go with. I think I may have read almost every post I could find on this forum about 4.10 and 3.73 and I still don't know what to decide on.
Is it true that 4.10 won't pass emission? Read that on a reply on a topic at this forum.

I know everyone has said thief opionion on the tpoic in various other posts but I'll take any new responses as to opionins as to what would work ot the best.
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Gear have nothing to do with emissions.

IMO, if you're staying n/a go with 3.90's or 4.10's. If you decide to do forced induction then consider 3.73's or 3.90's.
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