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    Chad Aden


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    Always wanted one but it was time for her to have a new to us vehicle. She loves it which means I love it, what are some of the first mods I should do?



    UK - England

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    Put something under the carpet under the throttle pedal so she can only get half throttle !

    No nothing.

    No Mods. No rockers. Just a chunky knob, thats now been replaced by an RS knob innit.

    No tackiness.

    Std as Ford intended, but with a space saver wheel and jack and nuts and wheel brace. oh.. and flaps, a man has got to have flaps.





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    1st mods. Simple. If it don’t have any already then extra security.

    after that choice is endless, more power, Handling and braking to name a few but just enjoy it. They great cars standard or modified.

    welcome to the club, any pics?



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    Hi and welcome 👍

    Honorary Member



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    Welcome aboard 👍

    Steve – Magnetic Grey – Sold.

    Hope to join Bobcat as an Honorary Member?!?



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    Welcome Chad,

    First mods, Security, Security Security

    Hope the wife shows the Vettes and Stangs how to go around the twisty bits.


    Nitrous Blue – Forged Alloys – FMP375
    Loads of car washing and waxing at the moment




    Pauly Paul

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    Hi & welcome 👍👍



    UK - England

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    Welcome along.

    Any pics? (the car not the wife, unless u want to share?)

    Collins Cp2 map. Ramair induction. Mountune mud flaps. Scorpion Sports Cat. Scorpion Tracker. Wind deflectors. NB washer jets and shark fin aerial. EBC Grooved discs, YellowStuff pads. Airtec Intercooler, Miltek cat back with titanium tips. Collins quickshift. DSC Controller


    Pauly Paul

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    🤣🤣C/A keep it simple unless you are a real modded , as the guys say get some picks up and we can all see what she like,  as turbo tone says the car 🤣🤣I take it it’s standard as your asking about mods , lots available but be weary as a lot of folks on this forum who have started a project and wished they hadn’t, alas some through no fault of there own,  there is the dreaded head gasket issue that keeps arising, but that all depends on the year , good luck anyway keep them pics coming.




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    Welcome to your RS family to our Family!

    As stated above, security and protection mods. Ghost, PPF. ceramic coating…..

    Driver mods next, then when you want more……. tune?




    UK - England

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    Welcome Chad.

    71-bda, no need for such antiquated way to limit speed, do what I did give u misus “mykey” limit her to 80mph”warning comes up at 70mph”, no changing of electronic driving modes, limit the volume of car entertainment system 🤣🤣🤣🤣



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    Hi and welcome.





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    Hi Chad, welcome.

    You are one lucky man to have a wife that likes this car. She deserves to drive this car properly. Before thinking about tuning the engine I would suggest some bare necessities:

    1. Lower the seat if it’s a shell, maybe with additional rake.
    2. Raise the gas pedal.
    3. Install the DSC suspension controller.

    Then let her go to where the roads twist more. I’m sure she will have a lot of fun. Cheers, Frenk 😎

    Revo Stage 1 – JCR super low seating frame – Mishimoto gas pedal spacer – DSC sport controller



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    Welcome Chad.

    1st things 1st, buy new buckets and mitts for her to wash it, get her a nice fragranced shampoo, she’ll like that. 👍



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    Welcome 👍

    NB FPM375

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