New Gt Please Help

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  1. anthony1234

    anthony1234 New Member

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    Hey need some advice... I just got a 2014 gt 6 speed... How many miles should i put on the car before doing any mods...? ie cold air intake exhaust and engine tuning... Also how many miles does a brand new gt engine need to be broken in?
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    Completely up to you and whether you want to retain the full warranty or not. I added a tune to my car at 1000 miles and have driven it hard since day one.
    Some people take it easy and report oil burning issues as a result. Mine has not burned a drop and I am nearing 4,000 miles now.
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    I started a week after purchase. :D
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    Like stated above, mod at you own discretion... Just be prepared for consequences. You do risk voiding the factory warranty if they trace the failure back to a tune or mod (blower etc). BUT, I always say drive it like you want from mile one. Break it in how you drive and don't look back. I went with a procal tune and ripped of 12.60's in 3000ft da's in an auto GT with only a procal and axle back. So they respond very well to minimal tuning. (procal had a ford racing warranty supplementing the factory one).
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    Well, the OP is asking how miles before he should mod. And the most common answer is around 1000 miles or after first oil change.
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    Yeah, I think I waited 1000 miles before adding Steeda CAI and Steeda tune. I was really apprehensive too being it was/is my first mustang. I search n asked and settled on Steeda b/c I was comfortable with their product and company. There are other reputable suppliers out there. If I had to do it all over again (supercharging aside) I'd go with the CAI and tune as my first mod.
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