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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-27-05, 08:01 PM
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Hello and Just bought an '03

Hi, all...

I just bought my third Mustang, a 2003 with the 3.8 V6 and slushbox.
The other two were a '71 and a '79 Turbo Cobra; after the Cobra, I
swore I'd never own another Ford product, much less a Mustang, but I
finally gave in after 15 years.

I plan to do a few minor mods, like a K & N air filter and dual
exhaust, maybe a chip. It's been a LOOONG time since I did anything
more than an oil change to a car, so it's going to be like starting
from scratch for me, I'm sure. I'd like to do something to the
transmission, too, to make the shifts a little crisper or something,
but that'll be a ways off (assuming it gets done at all.) (Does
anyone else think this car is natural candidate for a manumatic?)

OK, enough for now. I'm rambling.

Thanks,

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-28-05, 06:01 AM
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

Dont waste your money on a chip. Buy a diablo predator programmer they work
much better and have so many more options. K&N filter is a good move and so
is the duals. Add a set of headers and remove the air silencer boot. Being
an owner of a 99 V-6 with lots of time down the 1/4 mile, these are the
cheapest mods you can make that will make a BIG difference.

Steve


"Carl" <clfitz15@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:2pue41p4din9jkkg0anrajaba7v832is83@4ax.com...
> Hi, all...
>
> I just bought my third Mustang, a 2003 with the 3.8 V6 and slushbox.
> The other two were a '71 and a '79 Turbo Cobra; after the Cobra, I
> swore I'd never own another Ford product, much less a Mustang, but I
> finally gave in after 15 years.
>
> I plan to do a few minor mods, like a K & N air filter and dual
> exhaust, maybe a chip. It's been a LOOONG time since I did anything
> more than an oil change to a car, so it's going to be like starting
> from scratch for me, I'm sure. I'd like to do something to the
> transmission, too, to make the shifts a little crisper or something,
> but that'll be a ways off (assuming it gets done at all.) (Does
> anyone else think this car is natural candidate for a manumatic?)
>
> OK, enough for now. I'm rambling.
>
> Thanks,
>
> --



 
post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-28-05, 06:01 AM
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

On Sun, 27 Mar 2005 22:45:37 -0500, Carl <clfitz15@yahoo.com> wrote:

>Hi, all...
>
>I just bought my third Mustang, a 2003 with the 3.8 V6 and slushbox.
>The other two were a '71 and a '79 Turbo Cobra; after the Cobra, I
>swore I'd never own another Ford product, much less a Mustang, but I
>finally gave in after 15 years.
>
>I plan to do a few minor mods, like a K & N air filter and dual
>exhaust, maybe a chip. It's been a LOOONG time since I did anything
>more than an oil change to a car, so it's going to be like starting
>from scratch for me, I'm sure. I'd like to do something to the
>transmission, too, to make the shifts a little crisper or something,
>but that'll be a ways off (assuming it gets done at all.) (Does
>anyone else think this car is natural candidate for a manumatic?)
>
>OK, enough for now. I'm rambling.
>
>Thanks,


**** are you a sucker


hurc ast
 
post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-28-05, 09:01 AM
ZombyWoof
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 12:35:16 GMT, relic895@hotmail.com wrote something
wonderfully witty:

>On Sun, 27 Mar 2005 22:45:37 -0500, Carl <clfitz15@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>>Hi, all...
>>
>>I just bought my third Mustang, a 2003 with the 3.8 V6 and slushbox.
>>The other two were a '71 and a '79 Turbo Cobra; after the Cobra, I
>>swore I'd never own another Ford product, much less a Mustang, but I
>>finally gave in after 15 years.
>>
>>I plan to do a few minor mods, like a K & N air filter and dual
>>exhaust, maybe a chip. It's been a LOOONG time since I did anything
>>more than an oil change to a car, so it's going to be like starting
>>from scratch for me, I'm sure. I'd like to do something to the
>>transmission, too, to make the shifts a little crisper or something,
>>but that'll be a ways off (assuming it gets done at all.) (Does
>>anyone else think this car is natural candidate for a manumatic?)
>>
>>OK, enough for now. I'm rambling.
>>
>>Thanks,

>
>**** are you a sucker
>
>
>hurc ast
>

Plonk, and damn that felt good.
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-28-05, 05:01 PM
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 10:26:21 -0500, ZombyWoof <Zomby-Woof@Zappa.net>
wrote:

>On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 12:35:16 GMT, relic895@hotmail.com wrote something
>wonderfully witty:
>
>>On Sun, 27 Mar 2005 22:45:37 -0500, Carl <clfitz15@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>>Hi, all...
>>>
>>>I just bought my third Mustang, a 2003 with the 3.8 V6 and slushbox.
>>>The other two were a '71 and a '79 Turbo Cobra; after the Cobra, I
>>>swore I'd never own another Ford product, much less a Mustang, but I
>>>finally gave in after 15 years.
>>>
>>>I plan to do a few minor mods, like a K & N air filter and dual
>>>exhaust, maybe a chip. It's been a LOOONG time since I did anything
>>>more than an oil change to a car, so it's going to be like starting
>>>from scratch for me, I'm sure. I'd like to do something to the
>>>transmission, too, to make the shifts a little crisper or something,
>>>but that'll be a ways off (assuming it gets done at all.) (Does
>>>anyone else think this car is natural candidate for a manumatic?)
>>>
>>>OK, enough for now. I'm rambling.
>>>
>>>Thanks,

>>
>>**** are you a sucker
>>
>>
>>hurc ast
>>

>Plonk, and damn that felt good.



lmfao
**** you are dumber than the guy who bought the ford
it will look good in his drive way though

hurc ast
 
post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-28-05, 09:01 PM
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 23:36:39 GMT, firefox7620@yahoo.com wrote:

>lmfao
>**** you are dumber than the guy who bought the ford
>it will look good in his drive way though


It already looks good in my driveway, thanks. Chicks are diggin' me
now. Wait'll I get that hair transplant--I'll be unstoppable.

Seriously, if you don't like Fords, you're free to leave. You won't
do it, though--you're too much like my brother-in-law, with his ego
all wrapped up in the car he drives. You're both rather pitiful,
really.

Carl
 
post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-29-05, 03:01 AM
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 23:21:08 -0500, Carl <clfitz15@yahoo.com> wrote:

>On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 23:36:39 GMT, firefox7620@yahoo.com wrote:
>
>>lmfao
>>**** you are dumber than the guy who bought the ford
>>it will look good in his drive way though

>
>It already looks good in my driveway, thanks. Chicks are diggin' me
>now. Wait'll I get that hair transplant--I'll be unstoppable.
>
>Seriously, if you don't like Fords, you're free to leave. You won't
>do it, though--you're too much like my brother-in-law, with his ego
>all wrapped up in the car he drives. You're both rather pitiful,
>really.
>
>Carl



lmfao
u need a car to get laid ?


lmfao
thats pathetic

hurc ast
 
post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-29-05, 07:01 AM
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

Congrates. I'm still looking myself. Mostly because I'm too picky, I want
another Cobra convertible. I hope you have good luck with it and all the
chicks want to ride with you, good luck with the transplant also. lol
excobra boy
"Carl" <clfitz15@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:2pue41p4din9jkkg0anrajaba7v832is83@4ax.com...
> Hi, all...
>
> I just bought my third Mustang, a 2003 with the 3.8 V6 and slushbox.
> The other two were a '71 and a '79 Turbo Cobra; after the Cobra, I
> swore I'd never own another Ford product, much less a Mustang, but I
> finally gave in after 15 years.
>
> I plan to do a few minor mods, like a K & N air filter and dual
> exhaust, maybe a chip. It's been a LOOONG time since I did anything
> more than an oil change to a car, so it's going to be like starting
> from scratch for me, I'm sure. I'd like to do something to the
> transmission, too, to make the shifts a little crisper or something,
> but that'll be a ways off (assuming it gets done at all.) (Does
> anyone else think this car is natural candidate for a manumatic?)
>
> OK, enough for now. I'm rambling.
>
> Thanks,
>
> --



 
post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-29-05, 05:01 PM
Carl
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 14:41:24 GMT, "Cobra Boy" <cobraboy@nowhere.net>
wrote:

>Congrates.


Thanks!

>I'm still looking myself. Mostly because I'm too picky, I want
>another Cobra convertible. I hope you have good luck with it and all the
>chicks want to ride with you,


Heh heh! I'm usually pretty picky, too, just couldn't afford to be
this time around.

As for the chicks, well...I'm sorta taken. I doubt I'll be able to
get my girlfriend out of the driver's seat long enough, anyway. She's
already claimed it for the commute to work.




 
post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-29-05, 05:01 PM
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Re: Hello and Just bought an '03

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 06:35:09 -0500, "Warheits" <warheit@alltel.net>
wrote:

>Dont waste your money on a chip. Buy a diablo predator programmer they work
>much better and have so many more options. K&N filter is a good move and so
>is the duals. Add a set of headers and remove the air silencer boot. Being
>an owner of a 99 V-6 with lots of time down the 1/4 mile, these are the
>cheapest mods you can make that will make a BIG difference.
>
>Steve


Thank you SO much. You're saying pretty much what I'd hoped to hear.
I didn't know about the silencer boot, though.

If you don't mind my asking, where's a good place to shop? I did a
quick Google for the Predator, and that thing's pretty expensive if
bought direct from them.


 
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