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Facts No Fiction On Performance With Your Bolt On Mods

Discussion in '2011-2014 V6 Mustang Tech' started by Duggie, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. protias

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    Sorry, brain fart...MT82 is the current (from '11+) transmission.
     
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    getsidewayzdrift one- wheel peelin!

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    lol its ok, I haven't the slightest clue on anything 2004+, mines a 2000 3.8
     
  3. Duggie

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    That's a good time you ran 14.059. I have yet to break into the 13s I ran 14.0s and I agree I think it is amazing what the 3.7 can do. I would like to try that 109 octane to see what that will do. Do you buy that gas at the track? My son told me that if I took off the 50 tires off the front and put some narrow tires on the front and drag radials on the rear I could hit the 13s. I'm very happy with the quickness of my car and the fun it brings me.
     
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    I've heard that changing gears makes a the biggest difference. Idk if this would count as a bolt on but a lot of people talk about them. I was also watching a video on the gears and they say that 3.73 is more for a manual and a 4.10 is more for an automatic... Any thoughts?
     
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    Markstang Polishing my banhammer Staff Member

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    that was true when the automatic transmissions sucked up way more power than the manuals so there was a power/acceleration disparity between the two. Nowadays with the s197.5 and up, the transmissions are roughly equal in power. So you choose a gear depending on the kind of driving you want to do or speed/power you'll get to at the strip.
     
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    getsidewayzdrift one- wheel peelin!

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    installed some BBK ceramic shorty headers today, fixed a small leak and I'm pretty sure throttle response is a tiny bit quicker but that could just be me lol
    No real performance gains to report on the headers alone, just a deeper sound at wot. Next is the rest from the headers back, haven't decided which direction I'm going to go from there, as far as mid pipe and cat back, I just know I wants as deep and relatively loud as possible.
    Eventually I want to get new shocks struts, springs, and cc plates and lower her like 2 inches, or as low as reasonably possible.
    And I've also been thinking about gears, if I do them I'd get 4.10s, that's if/when that happens, hah.


    But yeah, overall very happy with the BBK shorties, glad I got them instead of oem replacements.
    Longtubes later down the line
     
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    audioAl Coyote Red

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    Installed Airaid "tube" & American Racing 23lb Shelby razor rims w/ new 275/40/18 Yokohama S-drive rears. Got grip? tn_Yokohama 275's & Airaid tube 004.JPG tn_Yokohama and Shelby's 004.JPG