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Old 12-12-2012, 03:25 AM   #11
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:36 AM   #12
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I have been a lurker here for a while and finally jumped in. I just bought a 2013 SE hatchback with a 5-spd. I was surprised they actually had a number to choose from in the area as I had to buy off the lot to get the incentives.
My dealer has a bunch of manuals too -- all sedans though, in the SE trim. I have oddly enough not seen a single hatchback model on his lot.

You'll like the car.
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:45 AM   #13
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:18 PM   #14
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Hey Poon, good to find another Buckeye!

I see you have quite a group of cars there including Mk1 Fiesta. My dad bought one new in 78, it's what I learned to drive stick on. Great car, beat the snot out of it and it just kept running until the rust worms ate it.

I had an Escort GT same year as yours too. Another good car ran great for 215,000 miles until it got so rusty I had to search for places to lift it with the floor jack.

Thanks for the warm welcome all!
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:27 PM   #15
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welcome mike,

great color choice! i am a fairly new member on here as well... i found and bought my Sterling Grey SE 5 speed the Saturday after Thanksgiving... i really love mine...
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:34 AM   #16
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mine EGT have 323,000 miles still drive daily on rebiuld motor car still very solid just have to keep it wash off the salt in winter. and for the mk1 Fiesta it's all strip out autocross car. and you will probably like my Festiva that have the Escort GT motor swap
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That Festiva must be a blast. Sounds like son of "shogun" if you remember that project car.
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