Top 11 Mods for S197 Mustang

Posted 5/15/2019 by Taylor Ward

Looking to get the best upgrades for your S197? Latemodel Restoration breaks down the top 11 S197 Mustang mods that you need.

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Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

Whether you are looking for performance, daily driving, or showing off the exterior or interior, LMR is providing you the top 11 Mods we feel are essential to taking your Mustang to the next level!


#1 - Cold Air Intake

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

This upgrade is usually one of the 1st performance upgrades Mustang enthusiasts buy because of its cheap price and ease of installation. Cold Air Intakes are perfect if you are wanting to only spend a little money to get some added horsepower and torque to your vehicle. It also gives a more custom look to your engine bay that will set it apart from other vehicles.


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#2 - Lowering Springs

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

One of the top visuals that stand out are lowering springs. We offer from specific to progressive rate so that you can get the perfect springs to suite your needs. Come shop our many different brands of lowering springs so that you can get the exact ride height you want.


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#3 - Wheels

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

Wheels tend to be the one the first things that are noticed on a Mustang so you want to make sure that you have the look you want. We at Latemodel Restoration offer a wide variety of wheels ranging from aggressive to sleek to even custom looks. Our large variety of wheels, colors, and sizes will give you exactly what you need to take your build to the next level.


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#4 - Exhaust

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

If you are wanting to add horsepower & torque while making your exhaust louder look no further! We are LMR provide an extensive variety of shorty headers, long tube headers, catalytic x-pipes, off-road mid-pipes, cat back exhaust systems, and all of the installation hardware to get it installed. We can provide the exact size that you need to get your Mustang sounding better than ever!


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#5 - Rear Control Arms

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

Our lower control arms can reduce chassis flex which allows you to put all of your Mustang’s power to the ground and reduce wheel hop. The control arms that we provide are a direct replacement for stock arms that feature a stronger frame and urethane bushings. Order anytime from our site to get you a pair of adjustable control arms to tune your suspension just the way you want it.


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#6 - Aluminum Driveshaft

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

With an aluminum driveshaft it helps reduce unsprung weight and improve acceleration. These light weight alternative from Ford Racing are a direct replacement from OEM. Shop with us today to take your Mustang’s drivetrain to the next level.


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#7 - Tuners

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

Like the cold air intake, a tuner is another great affordable way to get more horsepower, torque, and mileage on your S197. You can also check your diagnostic codes, loads tunes, and adjust parameters. Chose from our wide variety of tunes which will match the exact application style that you need.


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#8 - Headlights

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

If your current headlights aren’t getting the job done then shopping for our selection of factory, smoked, euro, halo, and projector styles are sure to give you the exact lighting that you want. Also you can replace your dirty halogen bulbs with our LED headlight conversion kit. LMR is your #1 source for exterior lighting so give us a try!


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#9 - Clutch

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

If clutch is starting to chatter, slip, or is just plain worn out it needs to be replaced! Shop with us today and look at our various stages to get the perfect feel and performance in our S197. We offer stock, stages 1-3, twin disc, high performance, and extreme performance clutch kits for your Mustang.


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#10 - Shifters

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

A good quality shifter is paramount in any manual Mustang so that you can have more accurate and quicker shifts. Pick up a new shift knob or ball to add great visuals to the interior while adding a more enjoyable shifting experience.


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#11 - Front Grille

Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang - Top 11 Upgrades for your S197 Mustang

Having the perfect grille can transform the performance and look of your car. You can choose from a new factory grille to an aggressive aftermarket style like the Roush billet, Ford Racing Boss 302, 302S, Saleen S281, and the GT/CS California Special.


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Shop with us today to take advantage of these great products to see why we are the REAL Mustang enthusiasts!