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Old 06-08-2007, 01:08 PM
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Hey folks. I'm new to the scene and looking for a good starting point. I don't know any gearheads, and I feel rather overwhelmed trying to take in all of the info that i see here. I don't even know where/how to start. I'm not really interested in racing or anything like that, i just want to boost my stang's performance and make her prettier. Any advice on the subject would be most appreciated. Thanks for your time.
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Old 06-08-2007, 02:08 PM
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Give some details: Year,motor sizeand then we can make suggestions.

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Old 06-09-2007, 04:06 AM
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to me the best place to start is exhaust because it not only helps performance but it will make it sound better.
from there id do things like intake, gears, pulleys.

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Old 06-09-2007, 02:14 PM
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The first thing i did was put some borla exhaust and it sounds awesome and then a paint job, and took off the pony emblem in the front. Now im just waiting from my rims to come in.
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Old 06-10-2007, 05:33 AM
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Just make sure that when you decide on a plan you stick to it. Everyone in here has a different opinion but you're the one that knows what's important to you. Are you looking for straight line performance, handling, or just upgrading a daily driver? As far as engine performance goes I'd agree with changing the exhaust first, I have the Borla set up too and I love it but it's pretty quiet at idle through 2200 rpm. The other big thing you'll read a lot about is suspension. From what I've gathered changing out your control arms is a big step in the right direction. I just ordered the stage 1 and 2 kits from stangsuspension.com as well as the steeda lower c/a's. I'm going for a handling / road racing set up so gauge everything you read against how you want your car to perform.
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