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Old 02-17-2006, 01:36 PM   #1
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Default Okay, so no SSEi, but here'* the plan...

So my SSEi deal fell through so this is what I'm planning on right now.

Keep the SLE as a daily driver and cruiser and buy a 100,000+ fox 5.0 'stang this summer for a weekend playtoy. I think that'll work becuase the 5.0'* are dirt cheap and the 302 is a very reliable motor.

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thats a good engine with plenty of punch and like you said a good reputation for reliability.

not to mention an aftermarket that blows the mind.
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Very easy to find them, too. SSEi'* are sooooo hard to find.
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those mustangs are expensive though compared to our bonnevilles
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Only thing I have to add is enjoy talking to the cops. Those cars attract much more attention than a granny car.
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No, not really.

89 GT Hatchback, 115k, $4000 obo

Bill: Oh well, I need that V8 rumble.

I'm just unsure of how much insurance would be on one.
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thats not a bad price considering the mods i suppose, although the ad says 4000, so you might want to offer them that instead of 4500

good specs on it though from msn:

4.9l V8 with 225hp/300ft. lbs of torque and a curb weight of 3194. oughta move pretty good, i dont know what kind of gearing they have though. plus the mods on it should liven it up a bit as well.
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haha, I was looking at another ad that was $4500...

Anyway, most of them have 3.51 gears...I'm willing to bet it'* quick
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Just make sure its a manual. Autos are slow as in high 15'*@ 89mph. The manuals usually run low 15s maybe high 14s about like an SSEi. $4500 for a 89' Ford with 115K?!? I'd look in the $2000 range for Mustangs from that year.
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Very easy to find them, too. SSEi'* are sooooo hard to find.

SSEis are a dime a dozen around here..
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