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Old 12-23-11, 12:37 PM   #1
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Question Best mods for ISF

hey guys,

So here is where I am at. I have $1500 to spend on my ISF and i wanted to hear what you all think is the most valuable way to spend it. Thanks for your help can't wait to see what you all have to say.
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Old 12-23-11, 12:40 PM   #2
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$250 Tein Htech Springs
$350 Intake
$800-900 Borla True Dual
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Old 12-23-11, 12:51 PM   #3
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SargeISF were did you find borla for that price? This is the cheapest I found
Superexhaust.com
Stainless Steel Cat-Back From $1043.30
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Depends what you're after.

How bad are the roads in VA? My first addition after picking up the car was a clear bra to protect the awesome paint riding around in NYC (not so much a mod - I know).

Next up for me is a sub with a clean fiberglass enclosure - the base on the ML is not impressive at all. I wish i can add sarge's suggestions too - if life came without budget constraints....lol
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Ebay a couple of weeks back. I didnt get it because I want the ISS Forged one.

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SargeISF were did you find borla for that price? This is the cheapest I found
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Old 12-23-11, 12:59 PM   #6
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well the first thing i did when i got the car was put on the clear bra. I also threw in a 12in JL w6v2 in ported box with 400 watts running to it. Sounds great, nice clean bass and more than you could possibly ever need if you want to actually listen to music. I am also putting in the f sport rear sway bars.

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Old 12-23-11, 01:18 PM   #7
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ISS forged or Joe Z exhaust would put you right there. I regret not getting an exhaust sooner.
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ISS forged or Joe Z exhaust would put you right there. I regret not getting an exhaust sooner.
did you actually notice any gains when you put your exhaust on?
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Old 12-23-11, 01:55 PM   #9
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I think. The thing is when youre talking 20-40 hp increases on our cars.. thats only a 5-10% increase, in my opinion that should be barely noticeable, if at all. The sound and looks make it though, sounds like a bad *** v8 now. Makes me drive in manual mode so much more.
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Old 12-23-11, 02:33 PM   #10
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Maybe a set of Michelin PSS's in 255 front and 255 back?
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Old 12-23-11, 02:45 PM   #11
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If you want a Insane handling upgrade buy a set of Toyo proxy888 235 and 265... It's a whole new car. If you want some more nut, save another 500 bucks and get a set of headers. Sikky or ppe and get them professionally installed. If you want people too looks at your car more, sound much sexier and have a little more power go JoeZ or iss forged catback. Just picked up the sikky sway bar, il get back about it soon.
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ISS Exhaust no question. If you want the stock look, they also have that as an option as well. You will need to get an intake though eventually to remove restriction. I also regret not getting exhaust first. I got wheels first.
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Old 12-23-11, 03:09 PM   #13
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Exhaust for sure.....

I'm not even going to mention which one.... LoL

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Old 12-23-11, 04:02 PM   #14
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h-tech springs are a must... as for exhaust... plenty u can find within the $1500 budget...but definitely joe-z FTW (even tho mine is a different set up :P)
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Thanks guys. I was looking to make the car handle much better. It is fast enough 0-60 for me. I was wandering what the advantages of coil overs are compared to lowing springs.

Im also planing on putting 245/35-19 on the front and 275/30-19 on the rear when all my tread is gone on my current set of tires. Any suggestions on what type of tires??
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