Man, Rod Serling would have written one of those classic man-out-of-time episodes of the Twilight Zone to describe you; "100 yards over the rim", indeed. You are going to be absolutely flabbergasted what you can do today and how easy tuning a car is, once you get into the 21st Century, knowledge-wise.
Start reading up on these subjects (Google is your friend): SCT X4, NGauge, Hptuners, VCMsuite
2014 Premium GT, SGM, Brembo, Auto, Tech, Comfort, etc. GT500s, Steeda UCA, VMP auto tune, 100 shot on BBR tune, best et: 11.38 at 120.85
2012 GT, Candy Red, Brembo, 3.73, Tech, Comfort, etc. Procal tune, Roush upper, UMI LCAs, Steeda red bracket, GT500s, 28X10X16 Hoosier slicks, best et: 11.91 at 115.23 RIP