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surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/30/19 1:59 p.m.

So this week my wife is in Colombia for work. She has been non stop talking about wanting to compete in the challenge this year with me so we started looking for cars about a month ago. I reallyyyy wanted to buy her this super clean fiero i found but we wound up not getting it, and now i am glad we didnt. 

Today while browsing the interwebs on my lunch break like i normally do looking for parts and cars to flip, i came across the gem you see below. A natural Patina 1994 Mustang gt. At first i saw it was 1900 and slightly rough but i decided what the heck i will look at it anyway. I read the description and of course it mentions how hideous it looks but it says it runs great, ok, i can live with that. So i start swiping through all 17 pictures until i get to about pic number 15 and BOOM! A Vortech V1 s trim sitting there under the hood. Not once did he mention it was supercharged, boosted, or anything. so i bet multiple people over looked the car without even thinking to look at it. At first i thought maybe it was a powerdyne but sure enough it was a vortech. i messaged him and went to see the car 10 minutes later and luckily he was only 15 minutes away. just to be sure it made boost and drove good i took it for a spin and wow. this thing rips for what it is. My fox is probably just as fast on all motor but for my wife, this was the perfect car. 

So after some negotiation (which was far too easy) he agreed to $1500 and we sealed the deal. It has some very decent parts on it for the price. 98 cobra wheels. tokicko shocks and struts with springs. B&M short throw shifter. 3.73 gears and an all black factory interior! To say the least i am very excited about this car and can't wait to see her reaction when she gets back and sees it.

I have attached a snip of the original listing so everyone can see the original price wasnt far off what i payed. i like to keep our budgets as transparent as possible. 

Patrick
Patrick MegaDork
7/30/19 2:07 p.m.

Hell yeah that’s a steal

wvumtnbkr
wvumtnbkr UberDork
7/30/19 2:14 p.m.

Nice!

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/30/19 2:29 p.m.

In reply to Patrick :

Yea, i am just glad it worked out the way it did. Had someone else noticed the blower, it would of been gone quick.

Dusterbd13-michael
Dusterbd13-michael MegaDork
7/30/19 2:59 p.m.

Im jealous. Of a ford....

Lof8
Lof8 Dork
7/30/19 3:10 p.m.

Niiiice!

wawazat
wawazat HalfDork
7/30/19 3:19 p.m.

What a SCORE!  Well bought, sir!

bluej
bluej UberDork
7/30/19 3:23 p.m.

mr2s2000elise
mr2s2000elise HalfDork
7/30/19 3:27 p.m.

Congrats

In the future, i will use the words "natural patina," in my ads. 

slowbird
slowbird Reader
7/30/19 3:30 p.m.

Dang friggin heck that's a steal!

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/30/19 3:51 p.m.

In reply to mr2s2000elise :

He could of just said patina once lol

barefootskater
barefootskater Dork
7/30/19 4:12 p.m.

Man I paid that much for a worse, older, and MUCH slower version and was happy about it. Well bought.

akylekoz
akylekoz Dork
7/30/19 5:10 p.m.

I don’t like you any more and refuse to sell parts for this one.  When you drop your toast does it always land jelly side up?

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/30/19 5:19 p.m.
akylekoz said:

I don’t like you any more and refuse to sell parts for this one.  When you drop your toast does it always land jelly side up?

Nooooo. I thought we iz friendz 

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/30/19 5:26 p.m.

just picked it up. Officially done now. Yayyyy.

TurnerX19
TurnerX19 HalfDork
7/30/19 6:05 p.m.

And he tows his Ford with a Chevycheeky Did the PO know it was supercharged??? Certainly failed "marketing 101".

Javelin
Javelin MegaDork
7/30/19 6:20 p.m.

That's a deal and a half!!

gumby
gumby Reader
7/30/19 7:03 p.m.

$100 cheaper buy-in than mine, and boosted. Well played!

Floating Doc
Floating Doc SuperDork
7/30/19 7:23 p.m.

Score galore! 

Woody
Woody MegaDork
7/30/19 7:30 p.m.

Accidental Supercharger FTW!

Andy Neuman
Andy Neuman SuperDork
7/30/19 7:36 p.m.

I like the part where it was already a steal and you still got him to come down in price. NICE!!!

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/30/19 8:00 p.m.

In reply to TurnerX19 :

I honestly dont know. I mean it had a boost guage and i mentioned it. I think he just needed money. 

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/30/19 8:00 p.m.

In reply to Andy Neuman :

Doesnt hurt to ask! 

Daylan C
Daylan C UberDork
7/30/19 8:03 p.m.

My auto 2v convertible was $1500, you did better than me.

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 New Reader
7/31/19 7:18 a.m.

There are pros and cons of the car. Pros are the parts obviously. Cons are along with no ac or window operation it does smoke pretty decent omrrom what i can only assume is the valve seals. 

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