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No Weeping For The Ghosts Of The Past

Here's a pretty neat article on the new Mustang, GTO, and Charger.

http://automobilemag.com/reviews/cou...gto/index.html

On a side note, who else has a thing for the new Magnum SRT-8? Damn do
I have the hots for that thing! Now if only they'd offer it with a
manual transmission.

Patrick
'93 Cobra



 
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Patrick -

Can you contact me via e-mail? Got a question for ya.

Thomas

 
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<NoOption5L@aol.com> wrote in message
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: Here's a pretty neat article on the new Mustang, GTO, and Charger.
:
:
http://automobilemag.com/reviews/cou...gto/index.html
:
: On a side note, who else has a thing for the new Magnum SRT-8? Damn do
: I have the hots for that thing! Now if only they'd offer it with a
: manual transmission.
:
: Patrick
: '93 Cobra

I fell madly in lust with an 05 F-One Fitty 4x4 this week.
It was jacked up, nice meats, great sound, extended cab and loads of
options.

if I could afford the payments, I would swap my stang for it in a minute.
I'm ready for a change.



 
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SVTKate wrote:

> I fell madly in lust with an 05 F-One Fitty 4x4 this week.
> It was jacked up, nice meats, great sound, extended cab and loads of
> options.


> if I could afford the payments, I would swap my stang for it in a minute.
> I'm ready for a change.


Kate, what year Cobra do you have? How many miles on the odometer?
Anything prompting a switch in vehicles?

I wouldn't mind having a pickup too. It would be extremely handy for
the Lowes and nursery runs! If it weren't a Lightning, I'd probably
just get a standard 2-wheel drive 1/2 ton, midsize or mini as a back-up
vehicle. I don't think I could stand feeding one of those big 4-by
monsters. Especially with gas prices on the climb. Which brings me to
a point. If you're serious about a big truck, you might want to hold
off a while. If gas prices continue to rise, these trucks might soon
be able to be picked up for CHEAP from owners who can no longer
afford/or don't want to pay the gas to drive them. Case in point: a
friend I work with. Him and his wife are looking to dump a newer
Expedition because fill-ups have become to expensive. In about their
3-4 years ownership, the Expedition has gone from a "primary" vehicle
for her, to a back-up (they own three cars), to For Sale.

Patrick
93 Cobra

 
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<NoOption5L@aol.com> wrote in message
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: SVTKate wrote:
:
: > I fell madly in lust with an 05 F-One Fitty 4x4 this week.
: > It was jacked up, nice meats, great sound, extended cab and loads of
: > options.
:
: > if I could afford the payments, I would swap my stang for it in a
minute.
: > I'm ready for a change.
:
: Kate, what year Cobra do you have?
1998 Drop Top

How many miles on the odometer?
about 70k

: Anything prompting a switch in vehicles?
I miss having a 4WD that's MINE and I can't really drive the Cobra like I
used to out in California.
Looking for something I can have a little fun in the country with. meaning
PLAY IN THE MUD, haul a few plants or whatever. Make a Tonka Toy out of it.

:
: I wouldn't mind having a pickup too. It would be extremely handy for
: the Lowes and nursery runs!
We have an F250 Super Duty... can you say b-o-r-i-n-g.
It carried heavy stuff, but I don't want a truch to really haul anything, I
just love trucks. Gas engines and auto trannys and 4x4 shift on the fly.
Short bed half tons.. oh yea! All for fun.

If it weren't a Lightning, I'd probably
: just get a standard 2-wheel drive 1/2 ton, midsize or mini as a back-up
: vehicle. I don't think I could stand feeding one of those big 4-by
: monsters.

It's no worse than my Cobra, trust me, not really enough to notice.

Especially with gas prices on the climb. Which brings me to
: a point. If you're serious about a big truck, you might want to hold
: off a while. If gas prices continue to rise, these trucks might soon
: be able to be picked up for CHEAP from owners who can no longer
: afford/or don't want to pay the gas to drive them.

Oh, I cannot afford one anyway, I was just sniffing the new off of it a
little LOL.

Case in point: a
: friend I work with. Him and his wife are looking to dump a newer
: Expedition because fill-ups have become to expensive. In about their
: 3-4 years ownership, the Expedition has gone from a "primary" vehicle
: for her, to a back-up (they own three cars), to For Sale.

I can understand that.

Kate


 
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