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  1. Classic Talk
    Ford yesterday announced that it would be dusting off one of its classic badges and bringing the Mustang GT California Special back for another lap , so we thought it would be a good time to take a look back at why California got a special at all. To properly tell the story of the California...
  2. News
    It would be an understatement to call the original Mustang a sensation, but so excited were dealers by Ford’s latest creation that they were tripping over themselves to create owners’ clubs and local special editions. One dealer special in particular, inspired by the '67 Shelby GT notchback...
  3. Classic Talk
    Hello everybody, I'm asking for some advice today. My wife owns a 68 California Special with a 302 (I believe) that we want to sell. It's not in great condition, but she runs well. We've got it in storage right now, and will be taking some pictures this weekend, but I wanted to ask some...
  4. Mustang S550 (2015+ Mustangs)
    Hi guys, new to the forum. I'm a Sales Consultant for a local Ford dealership. On the 4th I just purchased my 1st Mustang. 2016 California Special. Absolutely love her. Still completely stock. I am not here to push sales, however if anyone local is interested in working with me do not hesitate...
  5. SVT Cobra Off Topic Lounge
    I've decided it's time for me to buy a mustang, but i can't decide what i want. I've managed to narrow it down to 4 models that i think i would like, just looking for some feedback regarding what you guys think would be the best investment. Whatever i get will be a daily driver year round, which...
  6. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Bit of an odd question, but I recently saw a 2008 Bullitt GT for sale online at one of my local ford dealerships. It's one of about 1500 black 08 bullitts made, not sure how many of those made it into canada where i am, but i'm sure its no more than a few hundred. The dealer has it listed for...
  7. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Just wanted to upload a new picture of my 2011 Roushcharged GT/CS with 19" Piano Black Forgestar CF5's. This is the staggered setup.
  8. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    So early this month I was in two accidents with my GT/CS. The first accident wasn't my fault. Someone decided to merge into my lane not caring that I was there. Crunched up my side scoop and mirror. When I was trying to get the person's insurance information he offered me $70 to settle...
  9. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Just thought I'd post some new pictures after swapping out the wheels for the season. Hate to put the Forgestar CF5's away, but the Hankook's can not compete with the Blizzaks during the colder months. As mentioned in a previous thread, I am running H & R 25mm spacers to clear my Brembo...
  10. 2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    For those of you that have a 13+ GT/CS you do not need to remove the fog lights from the bumper like they state. I actually didnt have to cut anything off the bumper at all. The bumper fit perfect with the air charger and pipes installed. Just wanted to throw out an FYI about this for future...
  11. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hi, recently I found a dealer who would install these louvers on my car. However, I can't decide what color to get them so I need some other people's opinions. They will be going on a 2013 GT/CS, here are some pictures
  12. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hey, so I've had my 2013 gt California special for a year now, and just found out my wife and I are having another baby, so as much as it breaks my heart to do it, I have to sell my car to get something bigger. Just went to look at trucks and they offered me 30,000 for trade in value. This seems...
  13. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Well, I wrecked my '09 California Special last week . . . introduced it to the back side of a guardrail after sliding around a curve at the beach. I don't know if I hit a patch of sand or what, but the car slid and got away from me, and the next thing I know, it's at the body shop and I'm stuck...
  14. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Does anyone have any recommendations for inexpensive horsepower upgrades for a 2009 GT California Special? I already have a JLT cold-air intake, Flowmaster exhaust, and shorty headers. I have also purchased, but not yet installed, a BBK Performance underdrive pulley kit and a Ford Racing ring...
  15. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hello All, I wanted to share with you my car pictures :bounce2: Hope you guys like it Pictures with iPhone 4S Thanks for stopping by
  16. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hey guy, I'm looking into getting a new car and while I was on Ford's website, I noticed that I couldn't add the brembo and CS package together. I wanted to know if that was forced, or if that was just how it is on the website? I really like the CS package's visual appeal, but I hear a lot of...
  17. 5.0L Talk
    Hi, I am looking into purchasing a California Special but I was online and noticed that you could buy the decals and the trunk cap to match the California special, and I came across a website that will send a GT/CS authenticity for 45 dollars. So my question is, how can you tell the difference...
  18. Introductions
    Just love the mustang and figured I would share. Also, love looking at other rides to inspire me. Have a 2008 Vista Blue Mustang GT California Special which I absolutely love the style. I will get some better pics...appearantely we have sunshine in Texas. I have previously made a couple...
  19. Introductions
    I just bought a 2011 GT California Special yesterday and I have to say I'm pretty pumped. I went from a 2002 Pathfinder, which died on me just before Christmas, to this so it's quite a step up. I've never owned a Mustang,or anything this nice before, so I'm hoping I can find tons of info here...
  20. Introductions
    Got this car 3 weeks ago and absolutely love it! Traded in my ricer for it, and I do not regret it at all. I prefer the grilles with the fogs in them and i'm thinking about swapping it out. What do you guys think? will the 2011 GT grill with fogs fit the 2012 CS?
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