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Old 04-20-2005, 20:01   #1 (permalink)
Mr.~G.
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2004 GT performance options

what the best way to get more performance from a 2004 GT without breaking
the bank?

- chip?
- exhaust?
- cold air intake?
- nitrous?
- super charger?

MG


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Old 04-20-2005, 20:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 00:55:00 GMT, "Mr.~G." <taekwonmg@hotmail.com>
wrote:

>what the best way to get more performance from a 2004 GT without breaking
>the bank?
>
>- chip?
>- exhaust?
>- cold air intake?
>- nitrous?
>- super charger?
>
>MG
>

ya forgot
TRADE IN


lmfao
u go girl


hurc ast
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Old 04-21-2005, 01:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

Bang for the buck.in this order
gears 410s or 373s.. you'll need a chip or speedcal to adjust your speedo.
chip - decent gains but nothing staggering.
Nitrous - relatively cheap but there are major tuning issues involved
S/C-Turbo - getting expensive, but along with a good dyno tune will give
dependable everyday driving results... this is also where a better exhaust
will help, 'specially a hiflow catted X pipe (or H pipe)
CAI - underdrive pulleys - not worth the money..I've tried them and really
wasn't impressed.. they look pretty tho.. spend the money on upgraded shocks
& struts or upper & lower control arms... .

Really take a look at where you want to end up.. no point in buying things
that you'll end up removing in a year or 2. e.g. underdrive pulleys, CAI
gotta come off to put an S/C on..so theres $600 cdn plus install if needed.

For my money, I'd start with gears.
--
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'02 GT Black
Not eggzackly stock.

"Mr.~G." <taekwonmg@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> what the best way to get more performance from a 2004 GT without breaking
> the bank?
>
> - chip?
> - exhaust?
> - cold air intake?
> - nitrous?
> - super charger?
>
> MG
>
>



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Old 04-21-2005, 12:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

I agree for the most part with what he said, but not the order.

Gears are probably best bang for buck if you get a good deal on 'em (& no
tune required.. very safe).

Nitrous probably comes next.... given your motor is in decent condition &
you're not getting greedy with the HP nozzle (ie: run a mild 75 shot instead
of a 150 shot). Nitrous will give you gobs of torque, but yes..you do refill
the bottle. Retarding the timing even with a 75 shot may be required.

A chip is more effective than a CAI, but not by much honestly.. and they are
very expensive.

If the 04 GT was mine & had a manual tranny.. I'd get 3.73 gears,
full-length subframe connectors, 75 shot Zex nitrous w/ bottle heater, Borla
loudmouth catback, H-pipe w/ 2 high-flow cats, Steeda timing adjuster (if
required to change timing)... that'd put me at at least (at flywheel) 345hp
& 390ft-lbs of torque. Of course, it's going to cost a hefty sum too ;). And
then you've got the problem of keeping your lead foot off the pedal... but
it'd make for a helluva Mustang! :)

HTH

-Mike

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"Jafo" <jafo551@yahoo.NOSPAM.ca> wrote in message
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> Bang for the buck.in this order
> gears 410s or 373s.. you'll need a chip or speedcal to adjust your speedo.
> chip - decent gains but nothing staggering.
> Nitrous - relatively cheap but there are major tuning issues involved
> S/C-Turbo - getting expensive, but along with a good dyno tune will give
> dependable everyday driving results... this is also where a better exhaust
> will help, 'specially a hiflow catted X pipe (or H pipe)
> CAI - underdrive pulleys - not worth the money..I've tried them and really
> wasn't impressed.. they look pretty tho.. spend the money on upgraded

shocks
> & struts or upper & lower control arms... .
>
> Really take a look at where you want to end up.. no point in buying things
> that you'll end up removing in a year or 2. e.g. underdrive pulleys, CAI
> gotta come off to put an S/C on..so theres $600 cdn plus install if

needed.
>
> For my money, I'd start with gears.
> --
> Jafo
> '02 GT Black
> Not eggzackly stock.
>
> "Mr.~G." <taekwonmg@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:ERC9e.12849$44.6017@newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net...
> > what the best way to get more performance from a 2004 GT without

breaking
> > the bank?
> >
> > - chip?
> > - exhaust?
> > - cold air intake?
> > - nitrous?
> > - super charger?
> >
> > MG
> >
> >

>
>



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Old 04-21-2005, 20:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

Hey Omar,

What value do you add to this news group. I've read your blathering
commentary, which is senseless, in many posts. Do you really think that
anyone cares about your opinion?

Last time I looked up IDIOT and DOLT in the dictionary your name came up.

If you really know something about cars or the English language it would be
evident.

Go back to the rock from under which you came.

MG

id·i·ot
n.
1.. A foolish or stupid person. OMARSIMMS25793
2.. A person of profound mental retardation having a mental age below
three years and generally being unable to learn connected speech or guard
against common dangers. OMARSIMMS25793

dolt
n.
A stupid person; a dunce. OMARSIMMS25793


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[Middle English dulte, from past participle of dullen, to dull, from dul,
dull. See dull.]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
doltish adj.
doltish·ly adv.
doltish·ness n.


<omarsimms25793@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 00:55:00 GMT, "Mr.~G." <taekwonmg@hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>what the best way to get more performance from a 2004 GT without breaking
>>the bank?
>>
>>- chip?
>>- exhaust?
>>- cold air intake?
>>- nitrous?
>>- super charger?
>>
>>MG
>>

> ya forgot
> TRADE IN
>
>
> lmfao
> u go girl
>
>
> hurc ast





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Old 04-21-2005, 20:01   #6 (permalink)
Mr.~G.
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

Thanks memset and Jafo.

The gears make sense but it does take away some of the top-end. My old 5.0
had upgrades to gears, cold-air, throttle body, cam, headers, exhaust, and
even upgraded plugs and wires but one of my mechanic friends thinks that I
should just wait until parts wear out and need replaced before replacing
them (that's one of the reasons I still drive a Volvo with >250,000 miles -
winter beater). So, taking that into consideration I'm looking for
improvements that aren't radical but also not throw-away. Car had 3,000 mi.

The car has a manual tranny but one thing I don't like about it is that 5th
gear is OD.

BTW. Does anyone make an iPod adapter that interfaces with a the factory
Mach (6 CD) radio?

Thanks again.

MG



<memset@recorddeal.com> wrote in message
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>I agree for the most part with what he said, but not the order.
>
> Gears are probably best bang for buck if you get a good deal on 'em (& no
> tune required.. very safe).
>
> Nitrous probably comes next.... given your motor is in decent condition &
> you're not getting greedy with the HP nozzle (ie: run a mild 75 shot
> instead
> of a 150 shot). Nitrous will give you gobs of torque, but yes..you do
> refill
> the bottle. Retarding the timing even with a 75 shot may be required.
>
> A chip is more effective than a CAI, but not by much honestly.. and they
> are
> very expensive.
>
> If the 04 GT was mine & had a manual tranny.. I'd get 3.73 gears,
> full-length subframe connectors, 75 shot Zex nitrous w/ bottle heater,
> Borla
> loudmouth catback, H-pipe w/ 2 high-flow cats, Steeda timing adjuster (if
> required to change timing)... that'd put me at at least (at flywheel)
> 345hp
> & 390ft-lbs of torque. Of course, it's going to cost a hefty sum too ;).
> And
> then you've got the problem of keeping your lead foot off the pedal... but
> it'd make for a helluva Mustang! :)
>
> HTH
>
> -Mike
>
> --
> Melt away the Cellulite with Cellulean!
> http://www.MeltAwayCellulite.com/
>
>
> "Jafo" <jafo551@yahoo.NOSPAM.ca> wrote in message
> news:waI9e.11436$Jg5.884228@news20.bellglobal.com...
>> Bang for the buck.in this order
>> gears 410s or 373s.. you'll need a chip or speedcal to adjust your
>> speedo.
>> chip - decent gains but nothing staggering.
>> Nitrous - relatively cheap but there are major tuning issues involved
>> S/C-Turbo - getting expensive, but along with a good dyno tune will give
>> dependable everyday driving results... this is also where a better
>> exhaust
>> will help, 'specially a hiflow catted X pipe (or H pipe)
>> CAI - underdrive pulleys - not worth the money..I've tried them and
>> really
>> wasn't impressed.. they look pretty tho.. spend the money on upgraded

> shocks
>> & struts or upper & lower control arms... .
>>
>> Really take a look at where you want to end up.. no point in buying
>> things
>> that you'll end up removing in a year or 2. e.g. underdrive pulleys, CAI
>> gotta come off to put an S/C on..so theres $600 cdn plus install if

> needed.
>>
>> For my money, I'd start with gears.
>> --
>> Jafo
>> '02 GT Black
>> Not eggzackly stock.
>>
>> "Mr.~G." <taekwonmg@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:ERC9e.12849$44.6017@newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net...
>> > what the best way to get more performance from a 2004 GT without

> breaking
>> > the bank?
>> >
>> > - chip?
>> > - exhaust?
>> > - cold air intake?
>> > - nitrous?
>> > - super charger?
>> >
>> > MG
>> >
>> >

>>
>>

>
>



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Old 04-22-2005, 08:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

I added a K & N air filter, Maganaflow Cat back, and a Accufab Plenum
with 70MM throttle body to my 2002 GT. Those mods have me at 243 rwhp /
285 rwtq.

Martin

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Old 04-22-2005, 08:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

I added a K & N air filter, Maganaflow Cat back, and a Accufab Plenum
with 70MM throttle body to my 2002 GT. Those mods have me at 243 rwhp /
285 rwtq.

Martin

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Old 04-24-2005, 11:01   #9 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options

On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 01:31:54 +0000, Mr.~G. wrote:

> Hey Omar,
>
> What value do you add to this news group. I've read your blathering
> commentary, which is senseless, in many posts. Do you really think that
> anyone cares about your opinion?
>
> Last time I looked up IDIOT and DOLT in the dictionary your name came up.
>
> If you really know something about cars or the English language it would be
> evident.
>
> Go back to the rock from under which you came.
>
> MG
>
> id·i·ot
> n.
> 1.. A foolish or stupid person. OMARSIMMS25793
> 2.. A person of profound mental retardation having a mental age below
> three years and generally being unable to learn connected speech or guard
> against common dangers. OMARSIMMS25793
>
> dolt
> n.
> A stupid person; a dunce. OMARSIMMS25793
>
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [Middle English dulte, from past participle of dullen, to dull, from dul,
> dull. See dull.]
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> doltish adj.
> doltish·ly adv.
> doltish·ness n.


You forgot one:

Idiot: One who feeds trolls.

Why you morons reply to this guy is beyond me and makes you no better than
her.

Jeff
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01 GT
MAC CAI
Pro 5.0 Shifter
UPR fuel door
MAC White Face Gauges
Magnapacks
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MM CC Plates

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Old 04-28-2005, 23:01   #10 (permalink)
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Re: 2004 GT performance options




"Mr.~G." <taekwonmg@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Thanks memset and Jafo.
>
> The gears make sense but it does take away some of the top-end.


Can someone confirm that. I thought that was the case but I was able to
reach 220 kmh @5000 rpm in OD with 4:10's on my '94 GT before calling it
quits. That works out to about 138 mph.

--
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Under Drive Pulleys
Transgo HD2 Reprogramming Kit
High Stall Torque Converter
4:10 Gears
Gripp Sub Frame Connectors (welded)
FRPP Aluminum Drive shaft
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