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Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by BigJ, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. BigJ

    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    That car is ruined. There are WAY better looking body work concepts that came out for that car. That one happened to be the only one in a box, so the movie could build 3 replicas for filming.
     
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    Other than in the headlight area and the manner in which they blend the front fenders with the bumper I completely disagree.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    At the end of the day, I'm not paying $100k for a Mustang.
     
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    Meh, there were a lot better cars in the movie I think than this one.
     
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    Nice looking ride - to each his own for preferences. I would probably only change one thing - repaint with a more period correct color - that would be my personal preference. Let's make it two changes - dump the butt ugly wood grain steering wheel - that just doesn't go with this type of performance package.

    A close friend in HS had full access to 1969 Mach 1, with the 428 Cobra Jet package - had lots of fun in that car. Hence, my preference for a period correct color.

    Like the powerplant, 6 speed tranny, 4:11 ring/pinion gear set - it would be real fun to drive.
     
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    I am, however, saving up for those wheels. That's why my Mustang has been sitting idle for 3 weeks. The wheels are the most expensive part of my build.

    The Shelby wheels in 18", or 20". I need those wheels to actually measure out how much of my fenders need to be cut, and how much fender flare I need. Then I can paint. The paint is ready, the equipment is ready, the bay is ready.

    But goddam. It's like $1200.
     
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    Thats cheap. wheels for my M were 1200, each. lol
     
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    I remember putting down $500 for each tire with my Supra. Glad those days are over. I think we take for granted how far tire technology has actually come, and how the prices have fallen.
     
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    cost of wheels are no joke once you get over 16" ugh.
     
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    Depends, my 20s for my truck weren't that bad, under 700 shipped. They are polished aluminum and weigh like 21 pounds.
     
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