On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 23:48:47 -0600, tetraethylleadREMOVETHIS@yahoo.com
(Brent P) wrote:
>In article <email@example.com>, NoOption5L@aol.com wrote:
>> Big Al wrote:
>>> Anyone know if the new Mustang Cobra will have a solid or independent
>>> axle? If it ever comes out:)
>> 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.
>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.
>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.
>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
they cant handle the truth brent
u prolly be accused of abuse next