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Old 11-06-2018, 11:20 PM   #1
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Finally Picked One Up

Well, I was dead set on black for a very long time, but I finally gave in and brought this EXTREMELY clean DSG home last Tuesday. Has Kooks headers/catted X/really quite magnaflow 3" I'm pretty sure, JLT intake, Hotchkis upper/lower rear control arms, Swarr bar on axle, original and ESR wheels, and a few odds and ends. Already had some parts I scavenged together in preparation, and ordered a few things last weekend. Quite a few plans for it, all realistic.

Something I do need help with is from those with 03/04 Cobra front bumpers for a potential project. I need some underside shots(be it on or off the car, with or preferably without a chin spoiler) to see exactly what I'm looking at and how smooth it is underneath. I see the stock regular mustang bumper has little 2" air dams that run along the backside. I'll be ordering one shortly, just debating on from where. Very interested in making a streetable, good looking splitter for it. Thanks in advance everyone.
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Old 11-07-2018, 09:02 AM   #2
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Re: Finally Picked One Up

Looks great!
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Old 11-07-2018, 11:31 AM   #3
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Congrats, looks really clean. Got any other shots?

Are you sure about the cobra front cover? To me they've always looked empty without a heat exchanger, and the roundness of the cobra nose up front without the matching side skirts creates a weird effect. But that's just how my eyes see it. If you like it then do it! Congrats again, I know you've been on the fence for a long time.
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Old 11-07-2018, 02:10 PM   #4
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Re: Finally Picked One Up

Congrats! Looks super clean
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Old 11-07-2018, 08:36 PM   #5
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Congratulations. Enjoy it!
Makes me want to get mine done even more.


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Old 11-10-2018, 03:02 PM   #6
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Congrats, looks really clean. Got any other shots?

Are you sure about the cobra front cover? To me they've always looked empty without a heat exchanger, and the roundness of the cobra nose up front without the matching side skirts creates a weird effect. But that's just how my eyes see it. If you like it then do it! Congrats again, I know you've been on the fence for a long time.
Thanks. I actually picked up a 2005 GTO about 2 years ago. Huge back seat legroom compared to any other coupe short of a CL class Mercedes, which was what I was after for my at the time, 6 year old son. Long story short, got it at 21k miles, got sandwhiched on the the highway at 28k miles. Really bummed me out. Waited for a black Mach to turn up, and just couldn't wait anymore, this was too clean and the right mods. Pictures really don't show how clean this is.



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Congratulations. Enjoy it!
Makes me want to get mine done even more.

Pick your poison.
I've already managed to snag some more bargains since buying it. Clear corners headlights and IAC mod went on today, but I have coilovers, strut tower brace, SR sway bars and 4 piston Brembos waiting in the garage, hopefully for next weekend. Probably about 4 or 5 other things total then I'll be content with it for a long time(short of really wanting an aftermarket T56 in this thing).
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Old 11-11-2018, 12:55 PM   #7
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Congrats on your new Mach 1....Lots of nice mods too.
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