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Unread 01-04-2008, 04:26 PM   #46
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Unread 01-04-2008, 04:28 PM   #47
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Unread 01-04-2008, 04:30 PM   #48
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Unread 01-04-2008, 04:42 PM   #49
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Im gonna try and be non-biased here..you said you used your jeep as a daily driver and that the explorer covers 90%of your off road needs anyways..JKs arent exactly great DD's so i would go with the mustang...or better yet you could ask the dealer to let you try the mustang for a week and you can see wheter you can live with/without it
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Unread 01-04-2008, 05:58 PM   #50
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Let's be honest here. Money does play a role. In 3 years your mustang would be worth maybe 15K, the explorer(now several years older) 5k, your jeep 20k, oh wait there is a lifetime powertrain warranty issue and the fact that by that point you would have gone through at least 1 set of mustang tires and brakes, replaced half your explorer not covered by warranty and you will be looking to replace the explorer with a jeep because " i never should have gotten rid of it" syndrome will set in. Forget tickets for reckless driving(they are actually fun as hell to drive) speeding and raised insurance premiums along with a not so happy wife that will probaby give you the " you are never satisfied" speech. sorry......current and past memories.
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Unread 01-04-2008, 06:55 PM   #51
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Unread 01-04-2008, 07:16 PM   #52
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Unread 01-04-2008, 07:19 PM   #53
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ford has some good history too...

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Unread 01-04-2008, 07:56 PM   #54
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Here I am in Ouchita national forest on vacation with my 4 door. I was alone and didn't have my winch, bumpers, and 5.13 gears yet.
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Unread 01-04-2008, 08:04 PM   #55
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a friend working at a local ford dealership told me they just got a black 07 mustang gt premium, 5spd manual, with ~6kmiles, 18' stock chrome rims, totally perfect condition, never tuned/messed with. he says if i wanted to, he would EXCHANGE it with no additional $$$ for my 08 jk x (2kmiles, softtop, a/c and 255/75R17 are only options, msrp$21,065). kbb for the mustang is about 24k$ now.
Why would a dealership with a $24K car on the lot exchange it for a car worth less than $21K?
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Unread 01-04-2008, 11:07 PM   #56
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Why would a dealership with a $24K car on the lot exchange it for a car worth less than $21K?
yes, moneywise it seems like a good deal now. i can think of 3 reasons:

1) we had a lot of snow recently an it is generally off-season for mustangs right now

2) they probably got the stang for alot less than kbb (somebody got seriously ripped off on a trade-in? or a closed dealer's auction where the prices a like 30% lower than retail?)

3) my jeep is red color, so i figure when the spring comes, they will take the top down, put a few shiny aftermarket accessories on it, tie some balloons, put a big "SALE" sign an mark it up 10k$. somebody will make an impulsive buy

but seriously, _IF_ i decide to go with it, i will definitely take it to a mechanic before making the final decision to make sure i would not have to go through the lemon law on a deal that was too good to be true...
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yes, moneywise it seems like a good deal now. i can think of 3 reasons:

1) we had a lot of snow recently an it is generally off-season for mustangs right now

2) they probably got the stang for alot less than kbb (somebody got seriously ripped off on a trade-in? or a closed dealer's auction where the prices a like 30% lower than retail?)

3) my jeep is red color, so i figure when the spring comes, they will take the top down, put a few shiny aftermarket accessories on it, tie some balloons, put a big "SALE" sign an mark it up 10k$. somebody will make an impulsive buy

but seriously, _IF_ i decide to go with it, i will definitely take it to a mechanic before making the final decision to make sure i would not have to go through the lemon law on a deal that was too good to be true...
Sounds like you're being smart. If you want the Mustang, I'd say go for it. You can always come back to Jeep. It's not like our cars are rare!
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Location, location, location....

If I lived in Ft. Lauderdale, I might own a mustang.
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