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Good aftermarket upgrades for a 1997 Mustang GT

I'm interested in some general aftermarket parts for my 4.6L GT. What are some upgrades that I can do to enhance the overall performance and handling of my car?

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The 3 biggest bang for the buck performance mods for a '96-98 GT are, in my opinion:

1.) P.I. Headswap
2.) 4.10 gears
3.) Offroad or High Flow Catted H-Pipe.

I've always been a fan of saving my dough for the bigger mods, rather than spending a couple hundred here and there for minor mods that add little in the way of noticeable power or appreciable drops in E/T.


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im with him ive got 97 gt with pi motor with all steeda bolt ons and bbk long tube headers bbk o/r xpipe with flows lowering kit and 4:10 great power and love the car.

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The best thing is to use the search function, you'll find tons of info about every mod out there.

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uper and lower control arms, subframe conectors, springs and shocks, sway bar, tires for handling.. pi swap and gears for performance and you will have a new car

cams, and all basic bolt ons, arizen seats, cowl hood, and now my buckets got a hole in it (meaning im broke) but when i fix it ill have gears and some trany work
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PI swap and tune, gears, and a short throw shifter

1996 GT 5-SPEED
PI SWAP Trick Flow 75mm TB/PL
BBK CAI, UDP, Mac Longtubes and offroad Prochamber SCT tuner
Seeda Triax Short Throw Shifter FR Aluminum Ds
3.73 Ford Racing gears
278rwhp/295rwtq 13.06 @ 104.02
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