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Old 10-30-2012, 08:57 AM   #1
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2004 SVT performance suggestions

Hello everyone. I have finally broke my one year cherry with my 2004 SVT. I would like to upgrade performance and wanted to ask you guys if you have any suggestions on what i should do.. all and information is helpful !


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Old 10-30-2012, 09:38 AM   #2
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Tune, short throw, dogbone. Makes car better and more fun to drive with just those.


For minimal gains you can get a HFC or an ORP.

Exhaust will only get you sound. Exhaust with an ORP will be louder and a bit raspier than with a HFC
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An intake (short ram intake, cold air intake) like the exhaust, is only a noise and aesthetic modification. Dyno results have shown equal gains with just a K&N panel filter in the stock intake housing.

Supercharger will net you 220+ whp and cost in the neighborhood of $1500-$3000.

Turbo setup can yield much higher gains, but at the cost of time and money, likely around $3000-$5000.

Getting it tuned should be the first mod for any SVT owner, contact Tom (1turbofocus). Also, his three recommendations for performance are tune, ORP, and 67mm throttle body.
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Tune, short throw, dogbone. Makes car better and more fun to drive with just those.


For minimal gains you can get a HFC or an ORP.

Exhaust will only get you sound. Exhaust with an ORP will be louder and a bit raspier than with a HFC
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An intake (short ram intake, cold air intake) like the exhaust, is only a noise and aesthetic modification. Dyno results have shown equal gains with just a K&N panel filter in the stock intake housing.


Getting it tuned should be the first mod for any SVT owner, contact Tom (1turbofocus). Also, his three recommendations for performance are tune, ORP, and 67mm throttle body.

these seem like more suggestions than just a tune
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:41 PM   #5
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Tune, short throw, dogbone. Makes car better and more fun to drive with just those.


For minimal gains you can get a HFC or an ORP.

Exhaust will only get you sound. Exhaust with an ORP will be louder and a bit raspier than with a HFC
I second this!
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:22 PM   #6
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what he said! /\ I just got all three of those and will soon be reaching to Tom for this Tune you speak of!
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:03 PM   #7
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What's the size of a factory throttle body on a svtf ?
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65 I believe. A 67 will only make throttle response feel better. No gains
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Ok well hell what about a tune they were talking about?
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I thought the stock size on our TB's were 63mm?
<---someone correct this noob
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