It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a bit

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It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a bit

Unread post by RacerTCI » Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:34 am

So I got this ..

http://www.radartest.com/BEL-GX65-review.asp

and I'm picking up a handheld CB for the Rally. Who else is upgrading prior to hitting the road?
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by No1SirButler » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:40 pm

I'm doing a lil.....just picked up new seats and adding a few other goodies.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by BartsGoat » Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:06 pm

Bought a new CB, Installed new Pedders Track 1 suspension, new tires, now waiting to do new heads, cam and intake.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by bonesgt » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:27 am

Installed new (to me) Corbeau TRS seats, and a MOMO steering wheel. Got but still need to install...lowering springs and 3.55 gears. Also hoping to pick up a few 2 ways, and GPS before June.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by RacerTCI » Mon Mar 26, 2012 4:21 pm

I had 3.55 in for Route 66 went to 3.73 for Appalachia......not sure what would work best for DIXIE....maybe a 6 Speed transmission.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by bonesgt » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:47 pm

RacerTCI wrote:I had 3.55 in for Route 66 went to 3.73 for Appalachia......not sure what would work best for DIXIE....maybe a 6 Speed transmission.
I would love to have a 6 speed in the ole "Rattle Trap" one of these days. Hell if we are going to be doing mostly open roads, I may just leave in the 2.73s....
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Unread post by No1SirButler » Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:24 pm

3:73's killed my gas mileage......from 25 to 23 lol
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by levilz » Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:10 am

I may hold off on my 3.73's for a while since I'm doing more long distance driving these days. It still needs tuned, but my new stall has really kicked my MPG in the gonads, so far. I went from near 30 to 23
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

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About 3 weeks ago I pre-ordered a Matched set of BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 Ultra High Performance summer tires...I'm usually that person that reads and reads the reviews, but I watched many good video reviews of the tire tests..so i pulled the trigger on the pre-order Hope I get mine 1st (April 11th) ..Radio's I do have a CB..but I also have some HT1000's with my Freq. that we ( team gto) used last year..I would say my biggest upgrade for this year is another GPS and an M47. I also bought a laptop mount but have to really decide if it bothers me or my co-pilot where it is mounted..TBD..
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by RacerTCI » Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:41 am

My issue with a standard CB...I have no where to mount it in the Mustang so I'm going with handheld. I have no idea what my gas mileage is as I have never checked it but I think I'm sticking with the 3.73's as there are enough back roads to keep it fun for 2012 and the highway speeds are still fast enough...some day I would like six speed and Independent Rear Suspension unit for the 03.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by Nightmare » Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:03 am

Well I have a small list:
Bullitt/cobra brakes that are going on today with new lines
Change coils
And if time permits buy new shocks and struts then install the eibach springs.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by JonD91 » Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:22 pm

*deep breath*

Intake, headers, high flow cat, caback exhaust, smaller supercharger pulley, new ecu chip, new plugs, wires, cap, rotor, adjustable coil overs, drilled & slotted rotors, pads, wheels, front anti sway bar, full new leather interior, all new audio, and when I get home I'll see what I missed.

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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by RacerTCI » Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:40 am

Some of us tried to warn you about the VW Jon .......

Oh I forgot to add front rotors to my list.
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Unread post by JonD91 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:14 pm

Haha I know, it's been expensive and a real pain in the *** but I love it.
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Unread post by No1SirButler » Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:47 pm

Imalso adding new seats, complete fuel system, air intake, MAF, wheels, tune, and some other goodies. My parts pile keeps going up lol.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by BTR-75 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:14 am

I have a couple of Moroso tanks that need to be installed and a Steeda Underdrive Pulley, hoping to get them installed in the next few weeks. I put on new wheels/tires a few weeks back, need to get the calipers painted asap.

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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by daleclough » Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:15 pm

I took the Tundra thru the car wash last month....
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Unread post by No1SirButler » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:12 pm

More parts showed up today and more tomorrow.....still waiting on even more. This is my Christmas lol
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by bonesgt » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:38 pm

Oh yea forgot the shock tower brace, spider brace (from k-member to sub frames), new slotted rotors and pads.
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Re: It's starting to get warm out and it time to upgrade a b

Unread post by Nightmare » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:45 pm

So I now have the Bullitt Brakes with the 13"rotors and new Lines on the front.

Last month was a good month sales wise, so Coil packs and trans related junk next.....looking really good to get the suspension parts too!
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