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MidLifCrisis
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Posts: 673
From: Frederick County, MD
Registered: Oct 2001

posted 08-06-2006 04:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MidLifCrisis        Reply w/Quote
We have a gathering of hotrodders at the local ice cream stand every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month. Last night a red '07 Shelby covertible shows up.
It was a beauty. It has the Cobra embroidered on the seat backs, it had a super charger, and the vented hood. It was up close, everything I had seen in photos .

I must be getting old. I just don't see paying approxomately twice what a Mustang GT convert would cost for the Shelby. Maybe the differnce is behind the wheel. I am sure the additional horsepower would put a terminal grin on my face, but unless I was a bucks-up collector, there is just not enough visual difference for me to have a jones for it more than a new Mustang GT.

Must be the two college tuitions making me more fiscally responsible....

Charlie

AKBOSSMAN
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Posts: 2993
From: WASILLA , AK USA M&M #743 MCA #40857
Registered: Oct 2000

posted 08-12-2006 10:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for AKBOSSMAN        Reply w/Quote
I would not pay the dealer over charge from the invoice. I can make my GT whipp up on the GT500 for about 6-9K and have a better time dooing it. My dealer has a 7 person $2000 down waiting list to pay $10K over sticker.

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WAYNE CURTIS
2005 Mustang GT "Legend"
Satin Silver,Premium,Interior upgrade,Charcoal leather,cast wheels,

Sold my70 GRABBER GREEN BOSS 302

My old '71Torino GT

"If your under control then your going too slow!" Parnelli Jones
"When it's on it's top and burning,you've gone fast enough." unknown

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