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  1. djhtech

    djhtech Member Established Member

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    Hello all!

    My name is Dan, located in Florida. A bit of history: I have a fair amount of experience with Mustangs in the past (01' GT) owned in 07' with a complete engine/transmission overhaul to try and achieve the "ultimate" N/A 4.6 - well that road was short and got rid of it.

    - Hello 2016 -

    I am actively searching for an 03/04 Cobra (prefer Conv.), any color choice except Yellow and Red but prefer Comp. Orange, Satin Silver, Sonic Blue, White, or Black.

    I will update this thread as I go along -- hopefully I find one!

    Nice to be here!

    Dan
     
  2. djhtech

    djhtech Member Established Member

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    There is a Cobra LOCAL, 3 miles from me that is a 2003 silver vert, bone stock, very clean 2 owner autocheck - 16.5k miles
     
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  3. cj428mach

    cj428mach Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Sounds like a great buy.
     
  4. traktrbeam

    traktrbeam Rabid Photog Premium Member Established Member

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    Nothing better then cruising around FLA in winter with the top down right? Get it and don't look back.
     
  5. djhtech

    djhtech Member Established Member

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    Question is.. would you save $2-3.5k ($16,500-18,000) to go with 30k-70k miles, possibly modded, more owners, etc. etc.?
     
  6. djhtech

    djhtech Member Established Member

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    ..or make an offer of $10,000 for this?
    http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/invent...ges&showListingId=126076625#listing=126076625

    3 owner vehicle, autocheck is clean except for this at the trailing end:
    01/27/2014 TAMPA, FL Motor Vehicle Dept. TITLE (Title #:0097882193) (Lien Reported)

    07/03/2014 FL State Agency RIGHT FRONT IMPACT WITH ANOTHER VEHICLE (Case #:6660862)
    MODERATE DAMAGE REPORTED

    11/17/2014 TAMPA, FL Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL

    10/19/2015 FL 99,665 Auto Auction REPORTED AT AUTO AUCTION AS DEALER VEHICLE
     
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  7. canadianbullitt

    canadianbullitt Active Member Established Member

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    Get the stock vert for 20k. Good deal if you ask me and at least you know youre starting with a clean slate.
     
  8. RI-SVT

    RI-SVT TVS Powered Established Member

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    Get the local, if everything checks out, give the seller the 20k and walk away.
     
  9. 03 Indy Cobra

    03 Indy Cobra Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I say go for the local vert if it checks out. That way you have a stock low mile vehicle that you can mod the way you want.
     
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    vrt03cobra Drive it Like U STOLE IT Established Member

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    Agree with above post, I would just buy the low mileage vert.
     
  11. 03slaminator

    03slaminator Member Established Member

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    Get the low mile silver vert. That sounds like a very very good deal.
     
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    P49Y-CY fomoco, mofo Established Member

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    yes jump on that, great price for 16k miles

    no
     
  13. FromGTtoSVT

    FromGTtoSVT 10 years later,still here Established Member

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    20k for a cobra with 16.5 miles that's in good condition is a good deal, you shoudl jump all over that.

    Spend 10 minutes in the Terminator Buy/Sell section and you'll come to the same conclusion

    BTW -- See handle name, I made a similar transition 8 years ago.
     
  14. djhtech

    djhtech Member Established Member

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    Thanks everyone for your opinions!

    We have agreed on deal and waiting for him to come back to Florida (as he's on business leave). In the meantime, I drove over and performed a detailed inspection on the vehicle -- it's as clean as it came off a showroom in 03'... no kidding. I also test drove it and drives excellent.

    Now, the wait begins and pictures to follow.
     
  15. djhtech

    djhtech Member Established Member

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    I am going to need new wheels / tires. They are still factory and little tread left. I am planning on taking the wheels/tires off and storing them.

    I've tried searching a bit, but does anyone know where I can find True Forged wheels?

    Thanks!
     
  16. MG0h3

    MG0h3 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Theres a few sets in the market.

    or direct from Steve.
     
  17. luke1333

    luke1333 Banned Established Member

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    where did you find this deal?!?!?!?
     
  18. djhtech

    djhtech Member Established Member

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    Found it actually speaking to the gentleman at a local gas station.
     
  19. CobraBob

    CobraBob Authorized Vendor Premium Member Established Member Single Barrel Sirs

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    Post pics if you thought to take some. That was a good deal. Smart to go with it vs. maybe one with higher miles/lesser cost that could come with issues.
     
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    Wow wish I could get that lucky
     

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