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Old 02-14-2014, 08:13 AM   #1
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Buying a new 14 what upgrades do i need

Not going to mod it..Just want to know if I need a trans mount or engine mounts or anything to improve on what Ford uses ?? Thanks for replies


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Old 02-14-2014, 10:40 AM   #2
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The 2014 motor mounts should be good to go for stock. The 2013's and some very early 2014's had issue with the motor mounts and so Ford put out a TSB for that. I say drive it for a while and then make a decision on where you want to go from there.
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1) RMM
2) back up camera/self-dimming mirror
3) new speakers -- nothing fancy but improves sound quite a bit
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Old 02-14-2014, 02:50 PM   #5
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The 2014 motor mounts should be good to go for stock. The 2013's and some very early 2014's had issue with the motor mounts and so Ford put out a TSB for that. I say drive it for a while and then make a decision on where you want to go from there.
what do you mean by "very early 2014's"? my 2014 was made 7/13 and it has the soft mount which I cracked the first week.
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what do you mean by "very early 2014's"? my 2014 was made 7/13 and it has the soft mount which I cracked the first week.
Anything from 7/8/13-8/27/13 which was the cutoff date for the 2014 Model Year on the current TSB is very early, and was still part of the Job 1 2014 builds.
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Old 02-24-2014, 11:14 PM   #7
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4) Rear Sway Bay
Just curious...why do you suggest this? I ask merely because I've been impressed with how flat the car stays if I give the wheel a quick tug on the freeway to make a sudden lane change...didn't occur to me it would need any additional components.

Or am I misunderstanding the reason for adding a rear sway bar?
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Aside from the RMM (which I believe has been fixed for 2014), a tune is best performance upgrade. Ford Racing now sells a tune package which comes warrantied if you have it installed at a dealer. Not sure how it affetcs the original warranty, but you'll at least have that if you're wary about the other aftermarket tunes.
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Aside from the RMM (which I believe has been fixed for 2014), a tune is best performance upgrade. Ford Racing now sells a tune package which comes warrantied if you have it installed at a dealer. Not sure how it affetcs the original warranty, but you'll at least have that if you're wary about the other aftermarket tunes.

The FORD RACING TUNE, if tuned at a dealer, will cover you for the 3yr 36k warranty but it will void everything after that, I'd personally go with a tune from a company who can help u with your tunes and how u want them to run (aggressive or not) and not get locked into fords one tune and pray for the best
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Thanks for clearing that up. I had actually been waiting for the Ford Racing tune before, but my awesome wifey got me the FSWerks tune with the Cobb AP for my birthday last year instead. Been having even more fun ever since. :P
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