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Old 02-06-2007, 01:28 PM   #1
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Just got a 03 SVT and was wondering what types of mods I should do. The only parts that I got so far are a K&N drop in air filter and a set of 9mm Ford Racing wires.


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Old 02-06-2007, 01:34 PM   #2
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a tune does wonders for the svt.
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CAI or SRI, exhaust (cat back, off road pipe, or full custom), STS, rear camber kit, performance coil pack.
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that list is okay except for the coil pack!!! just gap a pair of fresh plugs as wide as you can without getting misfires.
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Old 02-06-2007, 03:17 PM   #6
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Check to make sure all your OEM parts are in order first. Mine had a list that needed to be fixed long before I could break into the modifications. The SVT has some quality control issues.
 
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don't do the CAI...it's just not worth it...

do the sts, lower engine mount, borla exhaust, some springs, etc. no cai though.
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Instead of CAI, do a Short RAM intake. A tune is probably one of the most gainful mods.

Talk to Tom (1TurboFocus). He has an awesome Predator tune for our cars.
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do the cai, but if you do, put an air bypass valve on. i sopld my AEM and i lost the top end grunt of my gears 2nd and up. but what do I know...
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Check to make sure all your OEM parts are in order first. . The SVT has some quality control issues.
?? What would that consist of ?
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