What did you do to your S550 Mustang today?!

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I think I would like to order an automatic shift surround to make my manual look like an auto.
People will think I am faster.
They'll think you're richer since auto trans cost more in a Mustang.

Same principle as the Chevron bumper stickers so people don't know you use Costco gas. [/trigger du jour]
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Oh dang, I thought the rich people shopped at Costco.

They'll think you're richer since auto trans cost more in a Mustang.

Same principle as the Chevron bumper stickers so people don't know you use Costco gas. [/trigger du jour]
 

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Prep the dashboard for an upgrade to a GT350 center gauges. Yes, on 2018 GT Premium it is pre-cabled 😎

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Prep the dashboard for an upgrade to a GT350 center gauges. Yes, on 2018 GT Premium it is pre-cabled 😎

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Would be a great idea to start your own thread so interested parties could follow. Anxious to see what’s required. I know it has been done before but I have no idea what years have what pre wired.
 

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I think I would like to order an automatic shift surround to make my manual look like an auto.
People will think I am faster.
That would be some funny shit , could only see confused look on the the theif that trys to steal that gem. Put some fake paddle shifters on as well .really all you have to do it put some ecoboost emblems on a GT ,and they won't try to steal it .
 

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If you are buying winter tires, maybe you can spring for another wheel set too?

I run two wheel sets, both are 19x9.5 square setups. PS4S for the track wheels, all seasons are on the daily set. If it was me, I would put A/S on the Bullitt wheels, and then find a good deal on roller forged track wheels. You can put the same size tires on all four Bullitt wheels because the 1/2" width difference will hardly be noticeable. Then you can rotate front to rear for longer tire wear. (You may need some slip-on spacers.) Go to square setup for your track wheels because the front tends to push as it is.

I went to Belle Tire to have my alignment checked for free. Eventually I became familiar with the techs with the most experience on the alignment rack. I run stock camber at the rear, and ~ +0.07 rear toe. I run 0.0 toe at front and stock camber for daily. Then I run max camber (~ -2.2) for track day, via J&M camber plates.

My car had 0.2 rear toe on the right side from the factory, and I noticed the inside edges of my daily tires were wearing.

Would still be great to meetup with you someday, although we now may need to wait for spring.
Yeah, I got dedicated wheel set and tires for winter, might need to do a decent set for the track and put a/s on the stock Bullitt wheels. But I've only done 1 track per year in the time I've owned the car (20mos). Not sure if I wanna spend that.

But for sure we should!
 

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Received my "manual" style shifter bezel and boot today so I was able to complete my project of making my auto look more stickish. I had already switched out the shift knob itself with one from American Muscle but had to wait for the bezel/boot to arrive.

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Same setup for me.
I have two reasons for it:
1) Keeps people at the gas station from asking if my car is stick shift. (Takes too long to explain why I prefer the auto both as daily and at the track.)
2) For cheap entertainment value when I have to take my car to the dealer for a warranty issue. I save the dashcam files of the confused check-in tech trying to move the car, while his mates laugh at him. "This thing is locked in gear, and where's the clutch pedal?!"

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Same setup for me.
I have two reasons for it:
1) Keeps people at the gas station from asking if my car is stick shift. (Takes too long to explain why I prefer the auto both as daily and at the track.)
2) For cheap entertainment value when I have to take my car to the dealer for a warranty issue. I save the dashcam files of the confused check-in tech trying to move the car, while his mates laugh at him. "This thing is locked in gear, and where's the clutch pedal?!"

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First thing I would do is to look for the clutch pedal..it is confusing!! 🤪 😅
 

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First thing I would do is to look for the clutch pedal..it is confusing!! 🤪 😅
:crackup: ...install a stationary "clutch pedal"! That would really mess up someones mind!
 

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Stole someone else's idea and did the same. I saw all the little grabber blue marks from the edge of my door on my 17 GT. No more.

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