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Old 10-04-2017, 07:24 PM   #1
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So long, for now...

Hey forum peeps!

Not that I've been a super active member here of late, but a couple short months ago I had to sell my beautiful '04 GT as we moved to the land down under.

Man it suuuuuuucked having to sell her, and I really miss that car, but ya gotta do whatcha gotta do.

So, until such time as I replace her (preferably NOT with a right-hand-drive version) I'll poke in from time to time. Once the job thing is sorted and we have some disposable income, my better half already knows I'm bringing a pony over and preferably a termi.

Until then, a guy can dream...
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Take care! Australia???
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Australia? Buy an 02 Cobra!!! Lol, GL down there. One of my most favorite places I ever visited was Australia/New Zealand.

Don't get in trouble with those Aussie women.... I probably would...
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Best wishes HD!
Enjoy yourself in Australia!
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Good luck! Hope to see you back again with a Mustang in the future.
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How are gas prices down there?
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If I were moving to Australia, I wouldn't worry much about a Mustang.

I'd be on the lookout for a nice Mazda FD RX7 or a Nissan GTR R34. I would also consider buying a Holden Ute SS.

Hell, between Holden and Ford, there are a ton of great options. The Aussies like their HP, err.. KWs as much as Americans.
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At least down under you stand a good chance of finding a nice 351C.
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Old 11-29-2017, 03:18 AM   #11
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Thanks everyone!

Australia (Oz as they sometimes say) is so incredibly awesome, I cant even begin to say...Petrol (dude, the lingo...) prices are crazy, and can wildly fluctuate daily. Two days ago it was 1.49, today it's 1.31, and that is per LITRE.

One US gallon is about 3.78L, at least according to the milk I used to buy in Texas.

The women? Droooooooool especially now as we fast approach summer. I'm a married spud, I'm a married spud lol

I guess the main reason for getting a Mustang is that they're not that popular a car down here. I see em driving mainly on the weekends, and 96% are the 2015+ models. The old school 64-69's are rarely on the roads, but every now and again you see one. What is bizarre is there doesn't appear to be any in-between.

Went to a car show a couple months back and saw quite a few old classics, that was pretty cool.

The thing with Holden's and (to a more general theme) ute's is they're so commonplace. I'd like to have something different, plus one that I wouldn't have to RHD convert. Besides, they still look a bit weird to me, like a stubby elCo or something haha.

I dunno, it's all window shopping at this point, but got the job now and starting to save for a house etc so maybe in a couple years I can live that dream.

Regardless, I'm living the rest of my dreams daily, so that's a bonus.
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You know you just HAVE to have one of these....


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^^ Dude how i WISH! Ford Falcons are pretty popular here too, and some of them are seriously done up nice. Throaty growl, killer stance, etc...

Getting an old school falcon is more expensive than springing $25-30 for a nice Termi plus 6 grand to ship here plus the taxman....like almost twice as much in some cases.

Very odd that there's either really old Mustangs, or really new ones. Zero foxbodies or sn95 platform, at least none that I can see on the roads or car shows.

I did see this though and laugh...
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It's strange seeing the steering wheel on the wrong side of that Cobra.

So have you become accustomed to driving on the opposite side of the road yet?
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I have been all over the world and driving on the other side... I dunno if I could get used to it. Actually I probably could get used to driving on the left but manual shifter on the left hand I dunno. My old boss got orders to England and moved there over the summer and he said its actually pretty easy to drive and shift on the left. I dunno. I'll be in a non insane country that drives on the CORRECT side of the road when I go to Spain lmao.

And Doof... those Aussie women... put a Foster's on her butt and ride! No seriously tho if you have not been to Australia... SMOKING hot women and that accent just makes me melt. Like... I'd be divorced in 5 minutes and if that makes me a terrible person then I dunno. I'm going to have enough trouble in Spain. Very smoking hot black haired dark skinned women without American hangups? Sigh...

Although the very smokingest hottest women I've ever met/seen would be Israel #1 and Romania a close #2.

Were we talking about cars?
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I driven on "the other side" both where I was supposed to and other times I'm too embarrassed to discuss. Merging is not easy but the worst was going around the traffic circle the wrong direction.

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England has bat**** insane traffic circles. Like... there is one big one in the middle and then smaller ones around the perimeter... and they figure it out. No idea.
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