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Old 10-30-2012, 09:57 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, 10:38 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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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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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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Old 10-30-2012, 10:33 PM   #7
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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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They could be, I never looked into it. My buddy out a 67mm on his turbo svt and said he felt no difference. So I'm not getting one then
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Ok my svtf is not boosted or anything would a air/fuel gauge be stupid?
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