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View Poll Results: Which mod first?
Tint 35% front 0% back -- $150 9 21.43%
Steeda Cold Air Intake -- $220 approx. 10 23.81%
Save a little more $$$ for wheels/tires -- $500 approx. 6 14.29%
Get an instrument cluster with a tach (SES/ST cluster) -- $222.50 5 11.90%
Exhaust -- $300~350 12 28.57%
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Old 02-19-2007, 07:14 PM   #1
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First mod on the new FoFo

Vote on which one of these I should do first. I'm leaning towards either the Steeda CAI or getting some tint.


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Old 02-19-2007, 07:35 PM   #2
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Exhaust will be your best bet. That way when you do more engine mods you will not have to worry about the exhaust. Which one you get is entirely up to you though.
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Old 02-19-2007, 07:43 PM   #3
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Cluster w/tach. $222?! I bought mine for $40 shipped on the 'bay.
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Cluster w/tach. $222?! I bought mine for $40 shipped on the 'bay.
That's my employee price for a new one. I'm not buying a used one IF I buy one at all.
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Old 02-19-2007, 10:09 PM   #5
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I voted for tint, because that's the first mod I did. IMO you get the most bang for your buck with that little visual upgrade until you can afford the next mod. I went: tint, HU + Speakers, wheels, Amp/Sub, CAI, suspension, exhaust. But that's just me.
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Old 02-19-2007, 11:30 PM   #6
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Tinting my windows was also my very first mod. It has a lot of benefits. The sun glare is gone, no more chance of getting sun burned through the windows, keeps interior temeratures down in the summer, greatly reduces interior fade, and of course it makes the car look good.
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Old 02-20-2007, 12:24 AM   #7
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Other than wheels exhaust is one of the most noticeable mods for your car. I'm going Exhaust which is almost done just have to install the race header and flex. Then CAI and 65mm throttle body, suspension then wheel. And you know whatever little mods in between. Headlights, short throw shifter, front strut bar, clear side turn signals.
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I went exhaust first because I think its the most noticeable mod other than wheels you can do. It will definitely set you apart from any stock focus. Any just my thoughts.
PS My plan goes like this: Exhaust, CAI, 65mm throttle body, suspension, wheels and minor mods in-between.
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+1 for tint. Like the other guys said, biggest visual impact for the $$.
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Looks like we've got a classic go vs show split here. I'm not gonna touch that one, it's as old as the auto itself, and prolly goes back to the time horses were domesticated.

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