My 97 GT

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    I love reading yalls build threads so i figured jd start my own.
    1997 GT with touring tech springs and shocks,off road h-pipe,flow master mufflers ,CAI ,and a custom sun roof.Bought it for $3000 which isnt too bad even though this car is beat.
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    First thing i did was replace the broken ODO gear,then i installed a SR aluminum radiator and Canton expansion tank.
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    Great looking car, what's the plan?
     
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    Thanks!P.I. Swap is on top of list.After that im concentrateing on autox mods.
     
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    I had SVE subframe connecters installed by a local shop "SRD" in Vista,Ca.
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    Then i took the car to my first auto cross and gad a blast!
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    Now im obsessed with anything handleing wise.I want to make this car handle BUT p.i. Swap is next.
     
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    The seats that came in this car sucked!!!
    I was planning on getting Corbeus but i found these leather power seats for $16 bucks each at the junkyard!Score!lol!
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    I also replaced the rear rotors with these drilled and slotted rotors...
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    You won't be that impressed with those seats. I drove a friend's new edge GT with the same seats, and you may as well be on a slip and slide.

    Upgrade the rear LCAs, UCA bushings, and shocks. And tires, get the stickiest you can afford. Or another set of wheels and buy a set of used road race tires. Whatever fits in the class you run, make sure mods are legal.
     
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    The seats arent great,but anything was better than my old ones.
    Oh i got some stuff from the UPS man.Steeda rear strut brace and J&M lower control arms.Still looking for some used PI heads.
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    love that paint! look that good in person?
     
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    Thanks but nah it's not so pretty in person.Could use a good buffing out.
     
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    cool car :thumbsup:
     
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    Thanks.Awesome surprise today,mailman dropped off the FTR GT500 brake upgrade kit!
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    Getting some good stuff!

    The rear brace is like tits on a bull. I ran one for a little while on a 89. J&M makes great stuff, and pricing is good too.

    FTR is good stuff too!
     
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    We cant wait to hear your review!
     
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    Nice ride! I'd kill to find a deal like that on seats, nice progress so far
     
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    I'm debating on rear shocks.On a budget so I was thinking Koni orange?
     
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    Thanks again guys.Unfortunately I won't be able to install anything anytime soon because I just had ACL surgery a couple days ago.So I'll just be collecting parts for awhile.