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klb67 Reader
9/26/17 10:38 a.m.

I envy your ability to turn a rat into that very clean car, with only the bigger ticket items of top, interior, and tires still being money very very well spent.  Well done.

t25torx Dork
9/28/17 11:12 a.m.

I've had an interesting offer for the car. A 1999 Mustang Cobra SVT. Sorta tempted by it, I like that body style, it's a coupe, and the first year for the IRS. Might be easier to sell than a V6 'vert. Thoughts from the hive?

RossD MegaDork
9/28/17 11:20 a.m.

Your car is a better 'car' but the Cobra SVT is a better Mustang.

Billy_Bottle_Caps Dork
9/28/17 3:04 p.m.

Turned out amazing, good luck with the sale, or trade..

Agent98 New Reader
9/28/17 4:02 p.m.

Edit: I had posted a caution about a used Cobra, but hey - if it has not been beat all to @#$% and you like it, GO FOR IT! They are great cars. I wanted one back in the day but got a GT instead, main thing is that is a high winder - probably been swapped out to 4.30 gears in back, many were ridden hard...but could be a great ride. Did not mean to rain on the parade. It will be the anti-car of a 6 cylinder convert. 

t25torx Dork
10/7/17 1:20 p.m.

Okay guys we can officialy close the books on this one. Car has been sold for the asking price of $6500 to a nice young lady with a history of Mustangs, so I know it will continue to be in good hands. That also means we managed to eek out a bit of a profit on this one, to the tune of a tad over $660 dollars, which is more than I had expected.

I did have a last ling with it before selling also took it for a trip down the Tail of the Dragon and had a blast. So stay tuned as I finally get started on the 'Vette in the upcoming weeks! smiley


chandler PowerDork
10/7/17 3:36 p.m.

Yay, Vette time!

Spiritus_Spatium New Reader
10/25/17 12:10 a.m.

Wow, beautiful car. I want an S197 vert myself and this just makes me want it more.

jfryjfry HalfDork
10/25/17 6:40 a.m.

Sounds like you made at least $2.50/hour on this one.  Nice!

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