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My original goal was to add stage 3 mods, including the Cobb Tuner for under $1000.

Step One: Dismantle!??
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Install EBay intercooler... $100.
(later upgraded to CVF race Intercooler)
 

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Piped DIY air intake below bumper...
(worked great, but had to relocate air intake after installing race Intercooler)
 

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Install Old School Pipe/Muffler...
(also worked great and am still using it today)
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Better pictures of the intercooler and air intake plumbing.
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Upgrading to Hawk (hps) brake pads and BMR (sp087) springs up front...
 

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Still working on an old school "track" exhaust while keeping the "street" system in place and functional...!??
 

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Finished my "Track Only Drag Pipe".
 

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I have a 3" cap that bolts to the tail pipe flange for street driving.
 

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Starting to piece together the duct work between my air box and bottom grill!?? Need to locate small flat steel and other miscellaneous material, so it will be a few weeks before completion...
Not sure what I will do with the upper grille and intercooler/cooling coils??
 

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Finished the duct work and reinstalled the nose on my Mustang.
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Also purchased a Cobb tuner for data logging.
 

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Took my Mustang Ecoboost to the NMRA Spring Break Shoot Out in Bradenton FL. Tore my exhaust off and blew the air pipe between the turbo and intercooler off... Made track side repair and finished with 14th place...

Finished repairs back at shop...
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Added 200 cell catalytic converter.
 

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1st time, I tore the exhaust up loading and unloading the car on and off my trailer. Then (after racing), I bottomed out on a speed bump. As for the intercooler, I blew the air piping apart at one of the hose to steel pipe connections.
I put things back together with new (longer) piping, clamps, etc. Shouldn't have any problems with the charge pipes, exhaust will still drag a little, I just need to be more careful.
 

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Drilled open upper grille, built air dams to direct/force air though intercooler/radiator
 

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Went to Dragway and set new personal best ET and MPH
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Current personal best 12.61 @ 112 mph
 

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Oil, Filter and Fuel
Track, 5 quarts of Motorcraft 5W-50 full synthetic with FL-910-S MotorCraft Oil Filter
Street, 6 quarts of Motorcraft 5W-30 full synthetic
Oil Filter Motorcraft FL-400S
Track, mixed fuel, 8 parts 93 octane and 2 part E85
Street, pump gas, 93 octane
All other fluids are currently OEM
 

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Tore my pipe up again, loading car on trailer!
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Put together a NMRA legal system with what I had lying around the shop. Basically a 3" downpipe, feeding into a 3" straight pipe with an old school glasspack! Not pretty, but it got me thru tech and on the track!!
 
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Back in the shop. Making changes to the intercooler system and researching transmission modifications and tuning.
 

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Hey, you'll like this.

So my niece lived in Bradenton and I went to visit her last September. Everything travel wise was all screwed up from Covid. So the guy at the rental car desk at the airport says, we don't have the car you reserved, there isn't anything I can do about it, I'm the only one working the desk. So pick any car you like and you can have it for same price, but before you look at the list, I bet you'd like a red mustang convertible, wouldn't you? I said, man, you're reading my mind! And that's how my mustang ecoboost odyssey began.

Bought one new in January, and downpipe, catch can, intercooler and all the rest later and here I am!

I sure enjoy all the posts and all I've learned from you here. Wanted to say thanks!
 
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