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for a pure best bang for buck mod my fav was removing the lower rocker panel stripes.......

other good ones in order of best to least (no dislikes): Motor mounts, Redline MTL, the MGW shifter (with white Sickspeed cueball), used CAI & axle backs, 4 Focal speakers, two rolls of friction tape to cover the 2011/12 base model steering wheel. I'm looking fwd to cold weather and trying my new to me OEM wheels (19" premium 5 spokes) so I don't have run my summer only tires in late fall/early spring (it's a stored in winter toy).

I wish I skipped the spoiler/stripe package and bought a GT500 spoiler instead.


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for a pure best bang for buck mod my fav was removing the lower rocker panel stripes.......

other good ones in order of best to least (no dislikes): Motor mounts, Redline MTL, the MGW shifter (with white Sickspeed cueball), used CAI & axle backs, 4 Focal speakers, two rolls of friction tape to cover the 2011/12 base model steering wheel. I'm looking fwd to cold weather and trying my new to me OEM wheels (19" premium 5 spokes) so I don't have run my summer only tires in late fall/early spring (it's a stored in winter toy).

I wish I skipped the spoiler/stripe package and bought a GT500 spoiler instead.
What motor mounts did you use? I was thinking they should be my first mod, but I never see anyone posting about them and would think they would be the easiest more-power-to-the-ground-mod without changing ECU programming.

Best mod so far: WeatherTech floor "buckets". Love them, kind of like the monster mats in my previous VWs.

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What do aftermarket motor mounts do?


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What do aftermarket motor mounts do?
Lowers the center of gravity assuming they are the adjustable's that allow you to lower the engine.

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I used JHR but I did not lower the engine (you have a choice with them). I put them in as a preventive for shifting and gate blocking from engine torque/twisting. I was pleasantly surprised how they improved the shifting (in my car) but they do increase the NVH a good bit. The V6 flywheel decel vibe is now like going over mild rumble strips. As I said, this is one of my fav mods but if you like your car to be like a Camary this ain't for you. Mine is a nice day toy and I kinda like the mechanical feel.

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They were a pain to install but you can see them, if needed I'll give install hints. I ain't a pro but can turn a wrench it took me 5-6 hrs (I think) I'm sure if you take the hints and are good 3-4 hrs or less.

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My Best is the Kenne Bell with the Big Tube Intake kit. I love the instant power!! New off-set wheels are awesome with the lowering springs. MGW shifter is so awesome. Front grill delete kit wakes up the front end well. The new rotor and pad kit I just installed is the only thing I am not sure about at this point. Still working out small amounts of trapped air in the break system.
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Worst: Roush axle backs because they pop too much and are raspy at 3k RPM, but it still sounds mean
You can't be serious... i love the sound they make.... skep.gif
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Is it similar to the boss side exhaust as in connected to the h pipe.
The factory X pipe is removed and a custom H pipe welded in its place, joined immediately to a pair of 5" dia. cylindrical mufflers approximately 18" in length, that dump out almost 90 degrees into custom made exhaust booms that exit just behind the doors, in front of the rear wheels. No other piping down-stream, so it's not like the Boss. Not like the Cervini Eleanor kit either, that moves back toward the rear axle then does a 180 forward before dumping out the sides.

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I think side pipes are badass. People hate on what is not easy to obtain
Or what is not the same kind of "different" as everyone else, especially when visually displayed online. To this date I get compliments every single day I take her on the road. But...I'm not gonna whine about the online community, though it might sound like I already am. I'm just pointing out the difference I see between the virtual world and the real one I drive around in.

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Pics? .
I'll PM a few to you, if I have not already. Pretty sure you've seen them though.

And...they're not the best sounding there is, but a LOT of people do tell me they sound good. I get some funny looks sometimes because apparently I've bridged the gap between the V6 and V8 sound. I've drawn a line that confuses people. No, it doesn't sound like a V8, but then it doesn't sound like a V6 either. V7? Yep. If there were such a creature this would be it.



That covers my best and worst visual mod.

My best performance mod by far is the MPT tune I put in a little more than a week ago!
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