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Here are some pictures of the new (used) Mustang.

Some specs: 15k miles, 4.6L Modular V8, Tremec T-3650 5-speed manual, 18" "Fanblade" polished rims, 235/50/18 BF Goodrich G-Force T/A KDWS tires, 3.55 rear gears, active security system, upgraded Aberdeen perforated leather seats, Shaker 500 stereo with 8 speakers, 500 watts, 6-disc in-dash MP3 cd changer





























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What is the point of louvers on the side windows?

Other than that very, very nice! :D
 

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Nothing, other than the fact that they look good. They're a heritage item from the original Shelby Mustangs.

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Lookin good JR! :thumb:
Now you'll be hanging out with Jason and his red stang. :lol2:
 

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What happened to the Sport?


Looks good :thumb:
 

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I love the new Stangs! if I hit the lottery, a all black GT500 will be mine!
 

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Beautiful car man, congrats on buying it.
I've always liked that style Stang in dark colors.
 

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Thanks guys! I've always wanted a GT, and I'm just happy that between paying off student loans, a wife, a dog, a mortgage, house repairs, etc, I'm finally able to afford one!

I think this one is going to get matte black 12" wide Lemans stripes. I've seen a few in pictures, and they just look ridiculously evil. I also want to get the center grille foglight relocation kit, and rear window slats.

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The dealership I bought the Mustang from picked the Sport a couple days ago. They screwed me on the trade, though. I really wish I could have "kept it in the family" so to speak, but I didn't get any hits from anyone on the TCCA. I probably could have done better selling it on Craig's List, but didn't really have time. By the time I put the car up for sale, I had found the Mustang.

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Thanks guys! I've always wanted a GT, and I'm just happy that between paying off student loans, a wife, a dog, a mortgage, house repairs, etc, I'm finally able to afford one!

I think this one is going to get matte black 12" wide Lemans stripes. I've seen a few in pictures, and they just look ridiculously evil. I also want to get the center grille foglight relocation kit, and rear window slats.

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What happened to the Sport?
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The dealership I bought the Mustang from picked the Sport a couple days ago. They screwed me on the trade, though. I really wish I could have "kept it in the family" so to speak, but I didn't get any hits from anyone on the TCCA. I probably could have done better selling it on Craig's List, but didn't really have time. By the time I put the car up for sale, I had found the Mustang.

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Yeah Craigslist is GOLD. I sold the SHO, the 99, and the Escort all within a week of posting them.
 

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Honestly, I havnt liked any mustangs after they stopped making the 5.0 GT Fox Body. After that IMHO they just went downhill.

But i gotta admit, that car looks damn sexy 8) hope your happy with it!
 

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That is one nice mustang. I've always wanted one but couldn't afford one too. I'm glad you were able to finally get one. Maybe I'll get mine one day. Take good care of that beast.
 

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Hey JR! That car is sweet! You have to love the Modular V8, there is quite an aftermarket for them.

At the Auto Show, I just realized that modern Mustangs do not have IRS. I guess the hardware for that is too heavy. I guess a 3500LBS Mustang would not be too good. :blink:
 

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Hey JR! That car is sweet! You have to love the Modular V8, there is quite an aftermarket for them.

At the Auto Show, I just realized that modern Mustangs do not have IRS. I guess the hardware for that is too heavy. I guess a 3500LBS Mustang would not be too good. :blink:
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That's correct, and it's been a big point of contention for most of the auto rags.

The issue was cost and weight. The solid rear in the back of the Mustang is very, very well designed, and has done extremely well in stock form in many stock racing classes, with teams winning championships in 2005, 2006, and 2008 (SCCA, I think). To add IRS to Mustang would have added, from Ford's own admission, $5,000 to the sticker price of the car. At that point, the standard GT, with no options, is roughly $30k, while the GT convertible would top out at nearly $40k, far too much for a Mustang.

The Mod V8 is awesome, though. Third gear has such a wide powerband and the engine has a pretty flat torque curve, so it just keeps going and going.

JR
 
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