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Old 02-01-2007, 12:09 PM   #1
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Well, I finally stooped down to the 4-banger level.

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I've always been a Mustang fiend. My first car was an '02 V6 Mustang. I made that V6 look really dam good but it had no balls, at all! When I got fed up with having no power, I bought a 2000 Mustang GT. I supercharged it and man, that thing had MAJOR balls!!!!! I pushed 392 RWHP and 403 RWTQ! It was my baby and I miss it. Well, my totals a month to pay for the GT were insane. It was costing me $550+ every month when all was said and done with car payment, insurance payment and gas. I got fed up with spending that much so I decided to sell it. It sold two weeks ago and I needed to find a beater car that I could commute to college in and have some fun with. SO, I bought a 2003 ZX3 on Sunday night. I got a killer deal on it from a reputable Ford dealership.

My only plans for this car are purely aesthetic, I will not be doing ANY engine mods. I have a list of cosmetic mods that I want and that's it.

Here's my two previous Mustang's (just so you guys know that I know how to cleanly mod car's):

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Also, I realize that this probably should be in a different sub forum but I wanted to post here because I will be here mainly to inquire about mods. There are some very nicely modded Z's here.
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Old 02-01-2007, 12:11 PM   #3
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welcome to FF man.

you better make this car look sick like those two...and you cant resist the modding bug with me around hehehehe
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Old 02-01-2007, 12:12 PM   #4
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Welcome! I'm kinda of newbie here too! Just got a Focus and got ride of a Neon lol.

Those horse pics are awesome.
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Welcome to us "stooped" people, lol. I stooped a long time ago and havent looked back. I used to be diehard Mustang as well as old Falcons and such. To me, these little cars were wanna-b's. I was totally wrong after i saw what my first Honda could do. Never cared to go back.
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welcome to FF man.

you better make this car look sick like those two...and you cant resist the modding bug with me around hehehehe
Oh don't worry, it will be looking clean very soon. I have $2100 laying around from the profit I made selling my GT a few weeks ago, PLUS I will be saving $300+ each month for driving this Focus.

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Welcome to us "stooped" people, lol. I stooped a long time ago and havent looked back. I used to be diehard Mustang as well as old Falcons and such. To me, these little cars were wanna-b's. I was totally wrong after i saw what my first Honda could do. Never cared to go back.
I think stooped was the wrong word to use here, I didn't mean it in a bad way. From day one I just always told myself that I'd never own a 4-banger (it's kind of hard going down to a measly 130hp from a blown V8, you know?)

I am by all means very happy with this little 4-banger though. The manual transmission is butter, shifting is cake, the clutch is so easy, it drives superb and it saves gas like a mofo.

I'm happy to be here and before you know it, I'll be a regular PW here!
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I'd have to say I like the looks of the V6 one better, but then again being an ugly person I know that it's what is on the inside that counts. (i.e V8 and FI)
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I'd have to say I like the looks of the V6 one better, but then again being an ugly person I know that it's what is on the inside that counts. (i.e V8 and FI)
That's hilarious! Trust me, I wish that the black Mustang was a GT so I could just slap the Vortech on it and be done, but that's not how it worked. When I bought the silver GT I didn't have enough money to be spending left and right on appereance mods so I decided that I was going to make it a clean sleeper-esque car. It worked because everytime an M3, riced out POS, Porsche Carrera, S4 etc. pulled up next to me on the freeway, they always got the spanking of their life when I was in my GT.

Oh how I miss her!
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You can just slap a Procharger on the little four banger, lol. You would be suprised my friend.
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greg all i can say is im super stoaked to see what you are gonna do with this whip. and your in irvine so i will hopefully get to see it unfold. and sucks bout the GT being gone...it was a pretty sick car



mMmM procharger! hehe mike...thanks dude. the parts should be there today. sorry to thread jack. back on topic.
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