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Old 12-08-2012, 05:00 PM   #11
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thanks guys im pretty stoked about the new ride. sorry i haven't posted its finals week but ive already ordered a cold air and looking into header, cat delete, and catback. suggestions are appreciated. i want something with a ton of cackle, thats not some peoples cup of tea but i love it. in the next couple weeks im doing a few minor cosmetics. making the rims flat black, then go with the ford blue caliper paint. black out all the badges. and give everything a twice over while im at it. before and after pics will be coming. i am a die hard wrangler guy but im already loving this thing a ton. im pretty excited to see what kinds of work i can do to it without breaking the wallet.
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:02 PM   #12
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oh and it has a brand new clutch installed by ford, happy about that

id also like to get it a little lower and widin the wheel base a tiny bit

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Old 12-08-2012, 05:30 PM   #13
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Gla to hear your happy man. So when do we get to see pictures??? Love seeing pictures haha
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:55 PM   #14
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sorry i haven't posted its finals week but ive already ordered a cold air and looking into header, cat delete, and catback. suggestions are appreciated.
Intake and exhaust are mostly noise enhancers, not much gains to be had. But the best sounding exhaust IMO is Borla, it gives a nice deep rumble at low RPM and screams at redline. Check out some videos on YouTube to see if it's the sound you're after. The stock SVT header is also about as good as it gets, aftermarket options don't really improve anything.
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my finals end thursday then im puttin in some work and gettin some pics up. im going to check the cat and header heat sheilds. i have a rattle. thats nice to know ill save my money on the header. damn that borla does sound nice thats exactly what i had in mind.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:27 PM   #16
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im going to check the cat and header heat sheilds. i have a rattle.
Join the club. might as well wrap the header, or do a search for SVT Heat Shield Fix to get a how to on a cheap solution using washers.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:31 PM   #17
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Join the club. might as well wrap the header, or do a search for SVT Heat Shield Fix to get a how to on a cheap solution using washers.
thats what i was thinkin, thanks bro! i will look that up for sure
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:33 PM   #18
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i was thinking about plasti dipping the rims flat black, and then later plasti dipping one of the 6 spokes on each the stock svt rims blue like block's fiesta. hopefully i can find a caliper paint that matches the blue plasti dip. whatchu guys think?
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welcome to the site..

as far as modding the svt.. bolt on's dont do much.. SVT did a hell of a job squeeezing every hp out of it. I would recommend looking into seeing if the timing belt was done, then mounts, pretty much maintanance... doing a tune would be the best aftermarket mod to do. performance wise shy of going boost.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:51 PM   #20
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as far as modding the svt.. bolt on's dont do much.. SVT did a hell of a job squeeezing every hp out of it. I would recommend looking into seeing if the timing belt was done, then mounts, pretty much maintanance... doing a tune would be the best aftermarket mod to do. performance wise shy of going boost.
thanks man, is the timing belt a big job? im going to check it out and what kind of results can i see from a tune ive heard a bunch of people talking it up.
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