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Old 01-06-2008, 12:01 PM
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Howdy, Im new to the forum and i have a question. I just got a new 08 mustang gt 5 speed manual about 2 weeks ago and i want to start adding some performance mods to it but i was wondering if there is a specific number of miles i should wait? Would it harm anything if the car is not broken in? Thanks
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Old 01-06-2008, 01:00 PM
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No it wont harm anything I would wait til at least 500 miles before I really floored it but other than that it should be fine.
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Old 01-06-2008, 02:32 PM
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Now who really waits until 500 miles not to floor it . I know when I first got the car I said to myself alright just once to test it out... did that countless times and haven't had any problems with the car. I would say go for it but don't be overrevving the car or anything to crazy.
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No it wont harm anything I would wait til at least 500 miles before I really floored it but other than that it should be fine.
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Old 01-06-2008, 04:06 PM
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No it wont harm anything I would wait til at least 500 miles before I really floored it but other than that it should be fine.
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Old 01-06-2008, 05:34 PM
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Thanks for the info!
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Old 01-06-2008, 07:56 PM
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Kicked it sideways out of the dealers lot and never looked back!


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Now who really waits until 500 miles not to floor it . I know when I first got the car I said to myself alright just once to test it out... did that countless times and haven't had any problems with the car. I would say go for it but don't be overrevving the car or anything to crazy.
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No it wont harm anything I would wait til at least 500 miles before I really floored it but other than that it should be fine.
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Old 01-06-2008, 09:20 PM
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actually, a ford servicetec told me that engines are pre-run&tested on the factory before they even put in the car.

also, do you want to keep you warranty? DIY performance mods = no warranty[sm=headbang.gif][sm=proof.gif]
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Welcome to the Forum Kip, I think that's the first time anyone said "Howdy" on this Forum......
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Old 01-06-2008, 11:12 PM
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ditto..have fun while you got it.
I am even thinking of getting a supercharger kit a few months after getting mine (soon)
I figure,cars like the GT500 and Saleen models come from the factory sc'd anyways..
just don't drive like a maniac and keep things under wraps for a few hundred miles..
then give it hell! lol.

have fun and enjoy the ride!!!
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