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My NEW 2004 Jet Black Mach 1

moexplorer97

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Just thought I'd update with a new pix and the current mod list. Changed wheels again. Went with 17 x 9 and 17 x 10.5 FR-500's wrapped in Sumitomo 275/40-17's on the front and 315/35-17's on the rear.

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Mods to the car are:
BEL-985 Radar/Laser Detector (ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY!!:D)
C&L CAI/MAF
Borla Stinger Cat Back Exhaust
Bassani Catted X-Pipe
Meziere Electric Water Pump
FRPP Aluminum Flywheel
Cobra Clutch
RWTD Tune
FR-500 Rims
Sumitomo Tires
NGK Iridium Plugs
PHP Intake Spacer
PCV Oil Separator
MGW Mach 1 Shift Knob
Sequential Taillights
Raised Shaker
Cobrajet Emblems
Clear Foglights
Smoked Light Covers

I like the new wheels much better than the last set. :thumbsup:
 


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JDraper

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Aaaannnddd...I've changed my mind on the wheels one more time..Now back to stock wheels but with Bridgestone Potenza RE-760's on it. 245's on the front and 275's on the rear.

BTW, the Sumitomo's I put on last time....sucked for traction. Tires were cheap, and for a reason. Even with 315's, I couldn't hook the car worth squat. Spun all the way through 2nd and would walk sideways in 3rd.

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Does the mach fit thru that bridge?
 




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Does the mach fit thru that bridge?

Yep..that's the bridge back up behind my house. Heck, the F-150 fits through it, and all the lifted Explorers I've messed with/worked on/owned fit through it..
 




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Didn't recognize the bridge.. Been too long.. lol or old age is finally hitting me
 




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Sweet car, looks better with the stock wheels
 




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Well, it was new tire time for the Mach 1. My Bridgestones were getting a little too thin to pass inspection this year so I decided to fully use them up before replacement.

Out with the old...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=727489107273348&l=5089439238128389638 (video of the destruction)

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In with the new:

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New tires are BF Goodrich G-Force Sport Comp 2's. I would have gone back to the Potenza's but I couldn't pass up the deal on the BFG's. $562 out the door plus a $50 rebate on top of that..
 




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Sweet ride ! Wanna race?
 

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Lmao. It belongs to my buddy till someone buys it, and no it won't handle road course anymore but it takes a lot to get around him in a straight line, I thought you would like it
 




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Didn't you do the same with your last set of tires? Do you have a shot from last time to compare to? :D :burnout:
 




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