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Did You Purchase Your Mustang Stock or Modified?

It is difficult to find a solid used car these days. Did you purchase your Mustang new/stock or was it already somewhat modded by the PO? If your car was already modified, did you purchase the vehicle to save time and money on your own build? Did you remove some of the aftermarket parts and sell them to offset the purchase price? If you bought your car stock, was it new, or because you wanted a blank canvas to start with?


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-05-2014
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I bought mine stock with low miles. I feel it is less likely to have been abused if it is stock (as opposed to modified). You never know if someone knew what they were doing when modifying their car. Probably will never buy a modified car unless I knew the owner.



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I purchased my '05 GT modified due to popular opinions such as the previous post keeping sale prices down. For the record, Kyle's correct.

I've had several issues that can be attributed to the amateur build. That said, I could never have built a 460hp N/A 3V Mustang with an upgraded suspension, body panels, paint, and premium aftermarket wheels and tires for the money I have invested.

IMO the modified car is not a bad way to go, but hold back 20% of the purchase price for those issues, and by all means don't purchase a modified car as your daily driver. I haven't had my car in my garage since my last HPDE in September because it's been in the shop for repairs and upgrades.
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I bought mine stock. There may be some good built ones out there but also it could be problems that come along with that.

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I bought mine stock, used; because I wanted to Mod it myself. In time, since Moding is pretty expensive. haha
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I bought mine stock back in 2012 with 137k miles on it. It now has 162k and many bolts ons/suspension upgrades. Been solid as a rock...drive it in the rain, snow, sleet, sunshine

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