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Old 03-23-2015, 03:26 PM   #106
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I didn't see the actual miles but if its a new car that's a great price, but I'm set on an auto. I've read too much about the problems with the new manual.

I test drove the 2012 today. It was all stock besides flowmasters. It had a few scratches and there was a small clunk coming from the rear driver side over bumps, not sure what that was about. I really don't like the scratches even though they weren't that noticeable. The car I buy won't be a dd, so I plan on keeping it scratch free. I feel like I could get it for 21k

I also drove a race red 2014, cloth/ manual seats, 21k miles, not a scratch on it. It's a pretty basic gt, basic spoiler and all. I really like the lower mileage and the fact that its immaculate. Asking price was 27k, but the salesman asked how I felt about 26,500, so I think there's some wiggle room.

I really want that black leather though.. Lol


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I didn't see the actual miles but if its a new car that's a great price, but I'm set on an auto. I've read too much about the problems with the new manual.

I test drove the 2012 today. It was all stock besides flowmasters. It had a few scratches and there was a small clunk coming from the rear driver side over bumps, not sure what that was about. I really don't like the scratches even though they weren't that noticeable. The car I buy won't be a dd, so I plan on keeping it scratch free. I feel like I could get it for 21k

I also drove a race red 2014, cloth/ manual seats, 21k miles, not a scratch on it. It's a pretty basic gt, basic spoiler and all. I really like the lower mileage and the fact that its immaculate. Asking price was 27k, but the salesman asked how I felt about 26,500, so I think there's some wiggle room.

I really want that black leather though.. Lol


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Cloth vs leather probably means you will be missing a lot of other features also. The leather is probably a Premium, the cloth is probably a base. I love having a Premium. I would think hard if you are willing to live without the extras because you won't be adding them later.


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Old 03-23-2015, 03:57 PM   #108
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Yeah, I'm still looking, these aren't my only options. I could live without all the options, I just don't want to. Lol




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Personally I have had no trouble with my MT82 I think the failures have been blown out of proportion. I'm not saying there weren't issues but if you want a manual I would not let that sway you. I think more of the failures were in the early 12's than later on once they realized they had a QC problem. I like the MT82 better than the Tremec 3650 that's in my 08. Now if I had a choice I would go with the Tremec Magnum if my MT82 does go out that's what's going in


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Personally I have had no trouble with my MT82 I think the failures have been blown out of proportion. I'm not saying there weren't issues but if you want a manual I would not let that sway you. I think more of the failures were in the early 12's than later on once they realized they had a QC problem. I like the MT82 better than the Tremec 3650 that's in my 08. Now if I had a choice I would go with the Tremec Magnum if my MT82 does go out that's what's going in


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Well I'm really wanting an auto now. I did test drive a 6 spd manual earlier as well. Its completely different from my t45 but with all the trouble I had with it (t45) I told my self long ago that my next mustang will be auto. I don't want to go through all that again.

Idk how much of an adjustment it was for other manual drivers with the new 6 spd, but I was having trouble finding the gears. My 96 is notchy, the car I drove earlier was a bit TOO smooth. lol
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