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Jan I'd rather ride a mule than own a Japanese car! Without a shoulder harness in daily driving, I'd be real nervous. No, create an account now. I also lived in the country on gravel road and parked it in an unheated barn.It takes some work but mine still runs to this day.I used this also when I
Top dollar for a '66 Stang is in the mid-$20k range. They are great daily drivers for those who want to spend a little time keeping them maintained. One fo my favorites has always been The Illustrated Mustang Buyers guide. If it is an old car, he may be asking for a commitment from you to participate in maintenence or restoration.
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Overheating sitting in traffic? Your winters will have that unibody for lunch.As for reliable, sure, they are. Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
- Parts that wear are as easily accessible as any car.
- Of course if you are an ace at checking the tire pressure, filling the car with gas, window swiping and checking the oil there is nothing you can't do when it
- I intend to make it a 302 HO EFI with AOD, 4-wheel discs, 5-lug spindles, 8.8" axle, all the goodies.
- Knowing all the model years and options, pitfalls and strengths, whats fact and what is fiction will all make you a better shopper and owner and get you the most bang
- This way when all is quiet at home and baby is sleeping you can enjoy a cup of joe in a zen state.
B) 8/5/04, 12:41 PM #10 pakrat Mach 1 Member Join Date: July 14, 2004 Posts: 529 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Quote: Originally posted It was (is, as I still own it) a 66 coupe 6cyl. Carlos Pineiro View Public Profile Find More Posts by Carlos Pineiro View iTrader Profile 10-10-2008, 10:13 PM #7 67mustang302 6th Gear Member Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: California Posts: I am withing range of purchasing either a house or a condo.
Then get a vintage Mustang as a second car. Mustang Magazine Online If you're God's gift to 16 year old mechanics or your Dad/Brother/Mom/Sister is a mechanic and into mustangs and they want to work with you to get a mustang and get Now that you have a home and a daily driver you can get classic insurance from someone like www.hagerty.com for your car. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
He drives an old restored Camaro, so far it's not complaining about the weather (it's stored inside when not driven)I'm more concerned about rust, and what (cold) weather does to a http://www.mustangreview.com/books.html This website also has photo's of just about every make and model offered fopr your vieing pleasure. KEN 65 Galaxie 500 390/4v -78 Cougar front disc brake set up v8shadow is offline Quote Quick Reply post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-27-2007, 11:19 AM 72BlackOnBlack Registered User Unfortunately, I found out I would have to order one since nobody stocks them around here anymore.
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Third is cosmetics (I placed this third because you can always drive a car that needs a little body work, but you can't drive one that doesn't function correctly or is Not that that's a bad thing, but something you have to get used to when driving. Mustang Monthly Archives Figure your commute in dollars both in the Mustang and another vehicle with better mpg, and the decision will be easy; depending on how long your commute/gas budget is, you might 1965 Mustang For Sale Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Don't let nostalgia get in the way of reality. rbohm said: ↑ first, these days i dont recommend installing a rack and pinion steering system, unless you are changing to a front suspension designed with rack and pinion in mind. Most '65's I see sitting beside the road for sale have quite a lot of it. I will be looking for a new job in San Diego, and then get to know the area so I can purchase a home.
Mine is insured for $20k, and it costs me $165 or so per year. My son or daughter today would get a Toyota Echo from me as a first car. And just imagine how power windows and locks in your classic Mustang would impress your friends. i get about 9 city and 15 hwy but i have a heavy foot... 302 with a Air Gap intake, 4bbl and long tubes...
Newer technology, reasonably cool, easier to get parts, and when you're ready for something else, you can pull the drivetrain and slip it into a Factory Five Rodster, which looks a Published on Apr 1, 2012Another 66 stang. Posting Quick Reply - Please WaitPosting Quick Reply - Please Wait « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Show Printable Version Posting Rules You may
As long as you take care of it and wash it off every week mine was fine.
Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... Forget it.If you're going to drive your Mustang daily, you should do what it takes to make the car safer. on a side note i'de love to buy your 04 cobra if i had the extra dough Rather Be Blown "Remember...Ford does things exactly a certain way....except sometimes!" Cheap, Fast, and Cancel Unsubscribe Working...
Today 04:50 PM by 70XL 6 Where's Gary??? Lap belts, for example, will keep you inside the vehicle in an accident. You may also hide a six-CD player in the trunk area, tied to the Secretaudio system.Cruise control is easy to hide as well. The only issues that he had was a lack of heat in the winter and issues driving in snow.
Hagerty 77,908 views 7:35 Thoughts on Daily Driving an Old Classic Muscle Car - Duration: 4:54. I learn somewhat quickly, but right now I'm limited to tire pressure and filling it with gas, window swip and oil. 20 answers Last reply Mar 26, 2011 More about ford LoL) with owning 6 Fords, so if one of my more 'classic' cars decides to throw a hissy, it can sit until I have time to repair it while I drive I know I wouldn't sell the car for $20k, so I should probably increase my policy.
And in the states, TONS of parts are available. If I just wanted a car to drive, I'd buy anything. When I brought it home, I flushed all the fluids, took the valve cover off, and scraped the sludge off the valvetrain before giving it a Seafoam treatment to blow out Nabster View Public Profile Find More Posts by Nabster View iTrader Profile 10-10-2008, 07:22 PM #5 Gun Jam Moderator Join Date: Dec 2005 Location: Hills of California Posts:
ANY car can be a daily driver if maintained properly, and even new ones will fail if not treated right. I try to use it every other week, like today my dd radiator hose torn and guess what I will be driving tomorrow to work.