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  1. brucesvt

    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I Need your opinion. I bought my mystic back in September 2017 right after my mother passed away as a project to distract me. I even made a thread tracking the progress. It’s been my dream car since I was a freshman in high school and I saw them on the dealership floor.

    Moved to Colorado from Texas back in September 2019 for work and left my car at my ex wife’s house with the intension my 18yr old daughter would drive it etc. but it’s just been sitting since and I am thinking of selling it. My daughters Bf has been taking care of it more than my daughter. This is the last pic he sent me this week lol

    Next mod would have been a 3 core radiator, new subframe connectors and maximum motor 4 point brace from a member on here.

    Here are the things I have replaced/ upgraded:

    New brakes and rotors all around
    New rear shocks
    New suspension bushings from front to back
    New water pump
    New Alternator
    New clutch
    New coolant reservior and cap
    Newer electric radiator fan
    New power steering pump and complete flush of power steering system
    New throttle position sensor
    IMRC delete plates
    BBK throttle body
    C&L cold air intake
    Bassini X pipe
    Borla mufflers
    Battery is 1yr old and strong
    New oil cooler housing seals
    Complete cooling system flush and oil change a month ago.

    Interior
    S197 GT front seats
    03 Mach 1 center console
    FR500 steering wheel
    Steeda Tri-ax shifter IMG_2252.jpeg


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  2. 98 svt

    98 svt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Thought you said it was a Mystic? I'm confused.
     
  3. brucesvt

    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    It is previous owner painted it red. It’s number 1112


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  4. jgt58

    jgt58 Active Member Established Member

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    Sell it man. Let someone else enjoy it.

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    me32 BEASTLY SHELBY GT500 TVS Moderator

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    Why? Would it even still be considered a mystic at this point?
     
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    jgt58 Active Member Established Member

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    I Knox exactly why it was painted red.....

    Paint fade on mystics....$$$$$$$

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    Adower Well-Known Member Established Member

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    The car is your dream car and also helped you get over your moms passing. So there is some sort of sentimental value. If your daughter isn’t interested in the car I would fly down and drive it back. You’ll have more interest in the car once you can drive it.
     
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    98 svt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Thats crazy Bruce. Your dream car was a Mystic, so you bought a red one?

    I'd keep it due to the sentimental value.
     
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    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I didn’t know it was a mystic until i started to tear into it. Hopefully this feeling passes


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    2DXTRM Pushrod 5.0 Established Member

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    you had another Mysitc before this one too right? It had gotten stolen or something?
     
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    mnewxcv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Every time I think about selling mine, something breaks so I can't sell it. So I think I'll just keep it!
     
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    This!

    A shame that the Mystic paint was covered in red :eek: but the sentimental value might be more valuable to Bruce than the devaluing of the car by the paint coverup.
     
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  13. brucesvt

    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Yeah back in 2014 it was stolen. That one had an IRS with long tubes etc


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    scottydsntknow Well-Known Member Established Member

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    **** it if its got a Mystic VIN it can legally be repainted the correct color at a Ford dealer.
     
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    mnewxcv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    is that still an issue in this day and age? I thought some people have got the paint without having a car.
     
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    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Does anyone a extra throttle spring I can purchase? I was just informed it needs one,


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  17. scottydsntknow

    scottydsntknow Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Yes it can only be repainted at a Ford dealer and it must have a Mystic VIN. They have to order the paint special and its a controlled item. Any leftover it gets sent back to a disposal location. Why I'd never own one as much as I'd like to.
     
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    mnewxcv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Just get one, put new fenders, bumpers, hood, trunk etc on it, get it all painted. Then you'll have spares of everything :D
     
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    scottydsntknow Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Nah, I'd just get it painted 04 Mystichrome tbth.
     
  20. 98 svt

    98 svt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    God no
     
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