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Who do you let drive your Mustang?

marylandGT had a good idea in another thread, who do you let drive your Mustang?

Me, no one other than the service tech where I have work done to my car if I don't want to or can't do something. (like the front end alignment)

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No one but me. I have tried to get my wife to drive it but she wants nothing to do with it and I'm okay with that.

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I've let a couple close friends drive mine while I was in the car. I did let one of my sisters take it by herself for about 30 minutes though.
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Just about anyone. I have full coverage insurance and some warranty left. Besides why should I be the only one to get enjoyment from driving it?


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My mother complained about her 95 Trans Am she bought being so much faster until I let her drive it. Now, she wants it..

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Noboby but me!


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Outside of Ford techs for warranty work or other trusted techs anticipated future performance mods, no one but me has driven it or ever will.

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Nobody, but only for insurance reasons. A friend crashed my new 01 Celica GT when I got it and my insurance went up and I had to dump the car at a loss as it just never looked the same. The Mustang isn't built to the same tolerances so it will be fixable in a crash IMO.
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There are only three people in the world that I let drive my Mustang.
Me, Myself, and, I.
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I let my wife drive it whenever she wants. She's driven all my cars, except the ones with manual trans. And she's a damn good driver and mechanics helper. Her opinion is that "If God wanted her to drive a stick, he wouldn't have invented the automatic transmission". She's funny that way.

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Let my old man drive it a few times. First thing he does is mash the throttle and do a rolling burnout in 1st gear.... "oh wow its powerful"... LOL yeah....

Also the last time i let him drive my previous mustang he got a reckless driving charge in new york state which was then bartered to a 600$ ticket for tint.

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The only ones that have driven my car, me, the salesman,and I let my boss drive it once because he was going to get one but ended up buying a new F 150 eco boost.I think he regretted that decision.my wife cant drive stick lucky me!!
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Absolutely no one but me, with the exception of the shop that does my work.
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No one besides the shop that does my outside work, alignments and tires. Oh and me.

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I work away from home weeks at a time so when im not working, my mom loves to take the GT out all by herself. I dont mind at all. She deserves it. The only rule i have is: dont park next to anyone else.....ever. My older brother and younger sister on the other hand cant drive ithe car without me in it. My brother has a history of magically breaking things while my sister somehow flipped three times into a field in my 2010 GT Oh, and my girlfriend has only driven the car once. She immediately noticed how it brings out the worst in other drivers and vowed never to drive it again. Mostly thanks to some drunk looking middle aged fat guy in a rundown nissan z
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