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Old 03-30-2005, 05:01   #1 (permalink)
gerald smith@impco.com
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brent knows his fords

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 23:48:47 -0600, tetraethylleadREMOVETHIS@yahoo.com
(Brent P) wrote:

>In article <1112152427.137636.62540@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com>, NoOption5L@aol.com wrote:
>> Big Al wrote:
>>> Anyone know if the new Mustang Cobra will have a solid or independent

>> rear
>>> axle? If it ever comes out:)

>>
>> Al,
>>
>> It's going to be a solid axle. According to Ford, most Mustang
>> enthusiasts like to drag race and there's nothing better than a solid
>> axle for that. Plus, Ford says a solid axle helps keep the price down
>> by a couple grand.
>>
>> Personally, I like both reasons.

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>It's just ford bullshit. They can put an IRS in a simple base level family
>sedan in austrailia. Ford can also build one that can hold up to drag
>racing just fine. They simply choose not to do so with the mustang
>because most buyers in the USA won't notice. Then they can pocket the
>money they don't spend on development. And I doubt it keeps the price
>down to us any. The price is what they think the market will bare and
>not a penny less.
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>The top mustang here in the USA doesn't even get the same consideration as a
>grocery getter in another country. In the USA it's all about marketing
>and getting away with cheapening the product in any way they can.
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>Will I put up with this? If it's the only definency, the price is really
>$40K, they really do build it to demand so I can just order one, there
>are aftermarket corrective actions I can install myself, and I haven't
>said 'the hell with it' and bought something else by the time it
>comes out.
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they cant handle the truth brent
u prolly be accused of abuse next

hurc ast
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