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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-29-2015 Thread Starter
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Bought my first mustang and my first american car.

Being that I work at Ford, I needed to buy a Ford product. I was originally looking at Fusions and Escapes.
So I had my eyes set on a Mustang. I was going to get a 5.0 S197, but the numbers just didn't make any sense. Dealers were asking anywhere from 19,500-24,000 for 2011-2012 ones with 30-45k on the odo, a terrible interior, and base specs (18" wheels). But the engine is amazing.

Being disappointed after leaving a deposit on one and the numbers not making any sense, I ended up picking up one of these to accompany my F30 BMW:

2016 Ecoboost, 6MT, 19" wheels. That's it. I got it for less than 25K+taxes.

and since I have your attention, might as well show off my BMW F30:

I have 750 to play with for mods. My plans are to add a little more power (goal is 350-375 HP/350-375 FT-LBs), more throaty exhaust, and a very slight drop. That's all. Any ideas?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-29-2015
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Congratulations on the new ride, those two make for one good looking garage!

Engine mods - all stock, trust me, wanna run??!!!
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-11-2015
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Nice ride. First performance modification you should go to the Mustang is a custom tune. Best bang for your buck.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-21-2015
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I have a 2013 F30 Estoril Blue and just ordered a 2016 Mustang GT Premium Race Red..............$750 isn't going to do it for a nice exhaust. $300-$350 get you some new springs to lower it so maybe start there.
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