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2008 GT 500 MODS??

hI, Ive been a member here for awhile but sold my Mustang 2 yrs ago so i havent posted in awhile. Im in the process of purchasing a 2008 GT500 Vapor silver with 1500 miles on her. What are some good bang for the buck upgrades?? I know Lidio at Alternative performance so I definitely will get a tune but want to do whatever mods first. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks Mike


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Lower control arms were the first thing I did. I cannot believe Ford let them leave the factory with that kinda wheelhop.

You can't got wrong with pulley, intake and a tune.

Exhaust like an O/R X from Lethal and an axleback make the car more enjoyable too


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Which lower control arms did u use??

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Skip the Lidio tune. Race cars he tunes great, street cars not so much.

Slap a 2.9 whipple on, get it tuned and have 650 rwhp and call it a day... those lower control arms too, you're going to need those.

WHY???????????????
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Skip the Lidio tune. Race cars he tunes great, street cars not so much.

Slap a 2.9 whipple on, get it tuned and have 650 rwhp and call it a day... those lower control arms too, you're going to need those.

really??? his shop is focused more on street cars than race cars so I find that strange.

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nah, he tunes for safe and reliable.....which is usually never worth it on a street car. my experience was with foxes though.
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Recipe for success -

VMP Tuning 2.59 upper pulley and idler
VMP Tuning pulley removal tool
JLT Cold air intake
SCT tune (can get direct from a variety of sources including VMP).

I have all this on my Shelby with a custom tune by Fastlane Motorsports in Benson, NC.
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Here's my suspension suggestion:

2005-2010 Ford Mustang GT GT500 Pro Street Rear Suspension Package - UPR Products


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