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Old 7/11/18, 09:45 AM
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2018 GT Suggestions / My build

Hello. I am new here and to the Mustang GT. So let me hear it. Any mod suggestions or ideas. Anything a mustang GT owner needs to know or do with their mustang. So far everything looking and sounding great. Was thinking of resonator delete with adding after market H pipe. So far like the sound of that. I have base GT Manual. No active exhaust.

AND did you know if you press down the open door key fob button twice and hold it the second time your windows automatically open . I just learned that. Lol stuff like this I need to learn from you all. Thanks in advance.

BTW, this is not my daily driver gonna be just for fun!

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Old 7/11/18, 09:56 AM
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I'd get some of the BMR or Steeda suspension bits and do springs/shocks/struts after the exhaust. Tint the windows. Add some of the Roush front end bits that clean up the fascia. Then do wheels and tires if you want, or add some spacers to the factory wheels for now.
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Save your money for replacement tires and auto insurance. Try not to add weight with any mods and do-dads.
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Thanks for responses. I am going to take my time and do things slowly.
Question, the rear difusser, ive seen mustangs that have them color match painted. Is this something I can do with my OEM diffuser valance part. Or do i have to buy an after market diffuser to paint it? What should I buy and or look for one?

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Originally Posted by Rpinaiii
Thanks for responses. I am going to take my time and do things slowly.
Question, the rear difusser, ive seen mustangs that have them color match painted. Is this something I can do with my OEM diffuser valance part. Or do i have to buy an after market diffuser to paint it? What should I buy and or look for one?
You're probably thinking of the 2015-2017 base cars. They had all painted bumpers instead of the black plastic. The 2018+ all seem to have black lower valances. I'm sure a body shop could sand/prep/paint it body color if you really wanted.
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Anyone purchase and install the GT350 Spoiler - black? there are cheaper versions and then more expensive versions, from like $100 to $300. Was reading that they are floppy in the wind at highway speeds? looking for some feed back on them, appreciate it. I understand some come with a bottom to cover two holes and the others don't
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Are you just looking to change your spoiler to black? Or are you actually wanting a completely different looking spoiler?

If you just want the color change, look into a place that does vinyl vehicle wraps. They'll be able to wrap it in a gloss, satin, or matte black, and you'd never be able to tell the difference unless you got right up close and inspected it.

I'm planning on doing my spoiler and hood vents that way soon.
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Originally Posted by woody24 View Post
Are you just looking to change your spoiler to black? Or are you actually wanting a completely different looking spoiler?

If you just want the color change, look into a place that does vinyl vehicle wraps. They'll be able to wrap it in a gloss, satin, or matte black, and you'd never be able to tell the difference unless you got right up close and inspected it.

I'm planning on doing my spoiler and hood vents that way soon.
Planning on changing to a different spoiler. I have low profile one right now. I will also considering vinyl wrap. Good to know. Want to get the roof gloss black and the spoiler the same to match. My GT is kona blue. I think that would like pretty good.
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1st mod on my 18 GT coming soon. I ordered a heartthrob h pipe, and will delete resonator. So will receive next week and I'll install it that weekend. I know YouTube videos are hard to hear exact sound but a heartthrob sounded really good. I am sure they are about all the same. I heard steeda, good too but already ordered. So we will see! Plus that quad tip exhaust with stock mufflers sounds good already so the h pipe will add to it a bit, but not be overwhelming like muffler delete or after market mufflers. Easy mod and not too expensive.
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Duplicate sorry

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I guess this thread will serve as my build thread. Ordered and received an h-pipe. Will be installing this weekend.
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what you gurus think the estimated cost is to paint the roof gloss black? trying to determine what people paid to get an idea, thanks for your help
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Originally Posted by Rpinaiii
what you gurus think the estimated cost is to paint the roof gloss black? trying to determine what people paid to get an idea, thanks for your help
Shouldn't be more than $150-300 depending on the body shop.
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I got a qoute for about 330 paint.for vinyl was going to be 400..cool thanks for input
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Ha funny the vinyl should be less right?!
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I thought it would be less. I don't want to try it on my own either, no skill in that lol
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Installed H Pipe today. Darn pipe was a little too long, had to make adjustments, etc. Incorrect measurement instructions. But all done now, took longer than expected. It sounds better, especially on cold start up. Overall, very satisfied, I don't want the loud mufflers, and the H Pipe added just the right sound I wanted to stock mufflers.
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