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Bought the '99 Mustang GT we looked at Saturday morning for my middle son. 4.6L 5 speed with traction control & the usual power options. Looks like Poppy Red to me. All for 2K. Gotta clean it up & get a pic.
 
Wow, so beautiful. If I were 18 again the AC Cobra would win. The '69 Chevelle SS 396 4 speed was an awesome family car which was actually a 401 inch mill. The '69 383 CI Road Runner was also impressive. For what was then a small car was the 1968 Sport Satellite which has a 340 inch high compression motor. They would eat up anything in their class and then some. Been there, done that, and miss it so dearly.

Edit. I meant the '68 Dart Swinger 340 high compression not Sport Satellite which was a 383 high compression motor with tons of potential.
 
This Mustang being in my name for a while is #4 for me. My brother had a '70 454 Chevelle,a '72 vette with T-tops,& a 68? Javelin/AMX with 343 4spd. Same color/stripes as the Chevelle at the end of F&F. Miss them all...
 
Bought the '99 Mustang GT we looked at Saturday morning for my middle son. 4.6L 5 speed with traction control & the usual power options. Looks like Poppy Red to me. All for 2K. Gotta clean it up & get a pic.

There were 3 reds available for purchase for that year.... my guess is either Rio or performance red is what you got.http://mustangattitude.com/mustang/1999/1999mustangcolors.shtml

Here's performance red


Here's a thread talking about the two colors
http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/4-6l-talk/296218-rio-red-vs-performance-red.html

And here's a picture of laser red http://1.cdn.lib.americanmuscle.com/files/99-flaming-red-mustang-gt.jpg

Congrats on the purchase for your son!
 
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1969 Camaro Z28 DZ302

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Or maybe a 1969 COPO 427 Camaro..

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But thats almost better than viagra too... New Stingray..

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Of course I wouldnt turn a '70 Hemi Cuda away either...
 
Love that Powerwagon!

There are WAY too many cool cars to pick just one. That said, I have had a HardOn™ for Mustangs since time before memory. As a youngster I sometimes would draw the very early 65-66 mustang. I had no reason to know why I liked them, but I did. I just thought they looked awesome.

A few years back I spent the money to buy an old Mustang. It is a 1969 Hardtop (The "fastbacks" are actually called Sportroofs) and it was a plain jane I250 with a 3-speed and more rust than I knew.

It's currently sitting on blocks in the garage. At least, what's not stashed upstairs in the garage! It's ONLY sheetmetal at this time, with the windshield and back window. The engine compartment has been patched and welded, and I'm currently starting back to work on her this spring. Still have floorpans to weld in and then back to the trunk, quarters, and wheelw wells.

The plan is a resto-mod in gun metal silver with standard hood scoop, chin spoiler, rear spoiler, and Shelby convertible side scoops (To replace the awful stock side scoops on that year.

Here is my car at the place I bought her, and also something similar to what I envision, except I am undecided on the wheels and the rear spoiler. And I really don't want a black car that I have to wash CONSTANTLY.

EDIT: Forgot to mention that I bought a used 351W to replace the worn out, smoking I6, and when I mic'ed it up it was still in factory tolerance. Paid $150 for the engine and tranny and since the trannys was a truck tranny, I sold it for $75. So I got the motor for $75.

Homer, I think it's so cool that you're on the way to achieving your dream car. For most of us, our dream cars will always be out of reach, unless we win the lottery in a big, big way. It'll take you some time & work, but I think you'll enjoy it more than if you just bought one fully restored.
Regards, GF.
 
There were 3 reds available for purchase for that year.... my guess is either Rio or performance red is what you got.http://mustangattitude.com/mustang/1999/1999mustangcolors.shtml

Here's performance red
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wxX_BPzHh8o

Here's a thread talking about the two colors
http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/4-6l-talk/296218-rio-red-vs-performance-red.html

And here's a picture of laser red http://1.cdn.lib.americanmuscle.com/files/99-flaming-red-mustang-gt.jpg

Congrats on the purchase for your son!

To be honest,when the sun isn't shining brightly on it,it looks a lot like the Rio Red on my '94 Probe SE. Haven't looked at the color code yet.*Just realized today that it's the 35th anniversary addition!*
 
Homer, I think it's so cool that you're on the way to achieving your dream car. For most of us, our dream cars will always be out of reach, unless we win the lottery in a big, big way. It'll take you some time & work, but I think you'll enjoy it more than if you just bought one fully restored.
Regards, GF.

Thanks! When I had it at my In-law's place I would drive down and work on it all weekend long, and my FIL's 67 Cougar (maybe an even sweeter car, IMO) and then when I decided to build a garage and convert our attached garage into living space, I took some time off of it and really got into homebrewing.

Eventually I moved the Stanger up to my house and with continuing remodeling and homebrewing I never really got around to working on it much.

This is the summer I get back into it! I'm already cleaning and organizing the garage, which is a BIG step for me. I'm getting rid of some of my scrap steel cluttering up the garage and building some bins to organize the rest. Need to build some shelves upstairs and move a few things up there so I have room to work.

I'm pretty excited to get back to work on her, but I also have some body patching to do on our (paid for) daily drivers. Maybe good practice for panel replacement on the Mustang.

I decided a while back that if I wanted a nice old car, I'd have to fix it up myself. I bought a used car and added a bunch of necessary tools over the years. Some things, like a decent compressor and air tools, and the MIG welder, have been useful for so many other things, and have helped me save enough money on car repairs to pay for themselves.

Fixing up a car like this is several years' worth of work. I'm only bummed my FIL moved to Arizona and sold his Cougar right after getting it painted. I wish he was around to work on the mustang with me.
 
My girlfriends parents own car dealerships, so her father loves to go to Barrett jackson and Mecum auctions to buy for his "toy box". This is a 67 Camaro with a 427 he used to have but sold. It was one of the nicest and most detailed cars I've ever seen. Too bad i didnt have the $120,000 that he was asking for it. :eek:

Certainly one of my top dream cars.

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That is flipping amazing! Bankrupt company and all! ...

A Fisker ... either the sedan or the couple would be fine.

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Yep, beautiful and sophisticated at the same time.
My reaction to seeing a Fisker for the first time was like seeing a beautiful woman.

No doubt there are lots of cars I covet ... but this is the only one where, like in The Godfather where Michael sees Apollonia for the first time ... to quote Fabrizio: I got "hit by the thunderbolt".
Che bella.

And I really like the idea of a supercar/exotic that is also an electric.

btw: after the bankruptcy filing, Fisker was bought by a chinese multinational company a couple months ago and is expected to re-start production in the U.S. and European markets with it's existing model lines (the Karma, the Surf, the Sunset, and the Atlantic) in the next few months.
 
I thought about this for a bit, and came up with the usual suspects one might find on such a list:

  • DB9 (a friend has one -- what a ride! And beautiful!).
  • Ford GT 500.
  • Realistically, I am currently on a quiet hunt for a BMW M3 or M5.
  • I really like the BMW 6 series convertible. Preferrably the M version.
  • Modern E-type Jag came to mind...

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However, my dream car is one Ford never made, but I may make myself someday. I have never wavered in my desire for this car. If they made one, I would have bought it as a kid and never let it go. The '69's and up never quite did it for me.

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I thought about this for a bit, and came up with the usual suspects one might find on such a list:

  • DB9 (a friend has one -- what a ride! And beautiful!).
  • Ford GT 500.
  • Realistically, I am currently on a quiet hunt for a BMW M3 or M5.
  • I really like the BMW 6 series convertible. Preferrably the M version.
  • Modern E-type Jag came to mind...

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However, my dream car is one Ford never made, but I may make myself someday. I have never wavered in my desire for this car. If they made one, I would have bought it as a kid and never let it go. The '69's and up never quite did it for me.

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My FIL had a '67 Cougar he was fixing up. He sold it just after the paint when he moved away. It was the lighter green pearl color. They are sweet cars. I did some welding on it and he did some filling and sanding.

The divorce screwed everything up. MIL took a hammer to it in a fit of passion right before he was going to take it in for paint. He made a deal with the paint guy to fix it, but sold it to pay for a move.
 
I find it interesting that there seems to be 2 basic categories of dreamcar...
The largest is those that go fast; the other is those that go offroad.
Doesn't seem to be much inbetween.
Regards, GF.
 
1971 mach 1 twister special mustang.........do I really need to say more?

I'm pretty sure that's a 1970.

1971 they modified the body a lot more. 1970 is basically a 1969 in body style, but they did away with the 4 headlights and used a fill panel for the outer headlights.

1971 has the "NASA SCOOPS" in the hood.
 
I'm pretty sure that's a 1970.

1971 they modified the body a lot more. 1970 is basically a 1969 in body style, but they did away with the 4 headlights and used a fill panel for the outer headlights.

1971 has the "NASA SCOOPS" in the hood.

Yes, that's a '70. '71 was the beginning of the ugly years.
 
We drove thru the car show in Pigeon Forge last fall.....told SWMBO if I happen to see one of these for sale (there were a lot of vehicles for sale), we may have an issue.

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We drove thru the car show in Pigeon Forge last fall.....told SWMBO if I happen to see one of these for sale (there were a lot of vehicles for sale), we may have an issue.


Love old school muscle. The Chevelle bug bit me a couple years ago.


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Here's a shot with the top up.


Used to tour over thirty breweries as of this time. Most don't mind us camping in their parking lot after drinking their beer.

Here we are on the way to Durango, CO for some brews, no worry about the beer getting too warm!
 
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Masseratti AG6 one day if I win the lotto lol


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ferrari 166 mm, the car rush wrote a song about once. the last one went for over $2 mil.

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