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Old 04-24-2012, 07:28 PM   #1
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Now that the warranty on my 2009 Grabber Orange GT is about to expire I have started adding mods to the car. Last week I added 18 inch staggered Matte Black Bulitt wheels and Sumitomo tires to my car. This week I ordered:

Ford Racing 4.10 gears and Bama Tuner
Ford Racing 85 mm Cold Air intake
Hurst Competition Plus shifter

I have a quote of $200 to install the gears from a local Mustang speed shop. Does that sound reasonable? What would be an average price to install the cold air intake and the tune?

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Old 04-24-2012, 07:39 PM   #2
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make sure they have done plenty of gear installs but now thats not a bad price at all
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:06 PM   #3
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yea id say thats cheap for gears especially for a mustang shop. Like was said you need to make certain that this shop has done these gear swaps. They can cause u to lose sleep if u chose the wrong shop
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:26 PM   #4
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Jdm in freehold nj which is a very reputable shop is charging me $620 for install and fliuds not including gears. 200 sounds like a steal. Cai and tune you can do yourself
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Don't pay someone to put on CAIs and a retune if you have both!!! You can work a screwdriver, right?

And 200 bucks is almost too cheap but if it's a specialty shop I wouldnt worry about it.
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$200 is really cheap. Scary cheap.
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:59 PM   #7
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i wouldn't call $200 scary cheap for changing out your ring and pinion gear but its deffinitly a good deal. my buddy got his done $500 out the door including parts and thats about standard. anything more is a rip off and i've been quoted up to $800 just for the install. i would see if they offer a warenty on there work.
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Does anyone else have thoughts on the bama tuner? i plan to get one too, I don't know a lot about them though. Is it worth the price for one? can you tell a difference?
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the tune is and the gears are, what you will feel the most, i run a bama tune and have had no issues with it at all
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Does anyone else have thoughts on the bama tuner? i plan to get one too, I don't know a lot about them though. Is it worth the price for one? can you tell a difference?
absolutely.. match with a cai and your good for 30 hp and a great low end torque with race or performance tune
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