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Old 02-16-2013, 04:15 PM   #36
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I just drove 725 miles in one day this past Monday. The car felt great even in some really bad weather. Go for it - don't rent a Corolla. The Mustang makes a great road car - that is my main reason for getting it. Plus the trunk is big and the seats are comfortable. Put the steering in "comfort" mode and cruise away!
Yeah I will drive it
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Stang's love the highway man! They are at home during long cruises at high speeds.
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Any recommendations? This is my first time to FL. I would like to see some natural scenery!

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Lol I love to drive my stang, but I need to consider the cost as well lol

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Thx! I also want to find some animals! Lol

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Tampa, I always receive emails from Tampa university ! Haha I know it's a really beautiful place

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Right. I reached 27 when moved from Iowa to Boston.
Ok so lets put it this way you are going to pay an extra $245 + taxes+ insurance. I use my AMEX for that. $20 for 45 days. (you'll want it because if someone backs into you, they'll collect your deductible no matter whose at fault). Also for a car that's no bigger, if it is, it is not by much. The live rear axle can make things fun, and a maybe a firmer ride than a corolla, but that's why you bought the car.
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There is no way you will save money or even come close to breaking even on a rental...

Do some math and drive the car you're already paying for
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Yeah I will drive it
You will get a lot more looks in the stang anyways.
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I'm sue the OP has his reasons for even considering a rental... And I don't think it was to save $$ apparently he is concerned with his car being new and putting it thru a road trip could add more wear on his car than he would want right now. Long trips will definitely trash your front nose, but I personally would love to take my car to Miami especially this time of year, what i would do to prevent that is lay some blue painters tape over your bumper, front tip of hood, mirrors, and maybe the A-pillar. Might look silly but it's definitely peace of mind especially going 85+ for such a long time nonstop and comes off in a snap w/o leaving residue when u get there, and do the same on the trip back.
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I'm sue the OP has his reasons for even considering a rental... And I don't think it was to save $$ apparently he is concerned with his car being new and putting it thru a road trip could add more wear on his car than he would want right now. Long trips will definitely trash your front nose, but I personally would love to take my car to Miami especially this time of year, what i would do to prevent that is lay some blue painters tape over your bumper, front tip of hood, mirrors, and maybe the A-pillar. Might look silly but it's definitely peace of mind especially going 85+ for such a long time nonstop and comes off in a snap w/o leaving residue when u get there, and do the same on the trip back.
I don't really care if the car is being new. The biggest concerns are the cost and reliability of this car. But it seems I don't need to worry at all! Haha, I will go FL with my stang! Lol
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Any recommendations? This is my first time to FL. I would like to see some natural scenery!

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Lol I love to drive my stang, but I need to consider the cost as well lol

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Thx! I also want to find some animals! Lol

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Tampa, I always receive emails from Tampa university ! Haha I know it's a really beautiful place

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Right. I reached 27 when moved from Iowa to Boston.
hrmmmm. Everglades that's Forsure. other than that beach is a much obviously lol and idk what else haha I work to much
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I'm sue the OP has his reasons for even considering a rental... And I don't think it was to save $$ apparently he is concerned with his car being new and putting it thru a road trip could add more wear on his car than he would want right now. Long trips will definitely trash your front nose, but I personally would love to take my car to Miami especially this time of year, what i would do to prevent that is lay some blue painters tape over your bumper, front tip of hood, mirrors, and maybe the A-pillar. Might look silly but it's definitely peace of mind especially going 85+ for such a long time nonstop and comes off in a snap w/o leaving residue when u get there, and do the same on the trip back.
Visqueen also works good on the nose plus it's invisible.
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Visqueen also works good on the nose plus it's invisible.
Just got some product for road trips called EZ Shield.

Looks like packing tape but the adhesive wont damage automotive paint. Applied just like you are using shipping tape on a box!

Can be kept on for up to three weeks.

I'll be trying it out on a long trip in a few months.

$20 for a roll that will be able to cover my front fascia/front of the hood/mirrors at least 3 times is cheap protection and is completely clear.

Way cheaper than a custom bra (I can't find anything for a Roush front end).
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Just got some product for road trips called EZ Shield.

Looks like packing tape but the adhesive wont damage automotive paint. Applied just like you are using shipping tape on a box!

Can be kept on for up to three weeks.

I'll be trying it out on a long trip in a few months.

$20 for a roll that will be able to cover my front fascia/front of the hood/mirrors at least 3 times is cheap protection and is completely clear.

Way cheaper than a custom bra (I can't find anything for a Roush front end).
You need a Clear bra!

So your driving her from Houston to Atlanta ?
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You need a Clear bra!

So your driving her from Houston to Atlanta ?
Yep... Moving out there Mid May.
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Yep... Moving out there Mid May.
Pollen City! Actually by mid May its not bad Just wait until April the car wash will be your best friend.
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Pollen City! Actually by mid May its not bad Just wait until April the car wash will be your best friend.
Yeah... Houston and Atlanta basically share the same crappy weather and pollen issues.

I have to wash this thing like every few days out here... At least out there ill be getting a garage... Right now exposed in an open parking garage.
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Yeah... Houston and Atlanta basically share the same crappy weather and pollen issues.

I have to wash this thing like every few days out here... At least out there ill be getting a garage... Right now exposed in an open parking garage.
You will notice its a little cooler here and the pollen isn't bad. I can go about 10 days without washing.
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You will notice its a little cooler here and the pollen isn't bad. I can go about 10 days without washing.
His car is black...Lol...black cars and dirt....
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His car is black...Lol...black cars and dirt....
Just gives me an excuse to fondle/caress her more often...

Call it bonding...(or bondage)
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Hey guys, I'm going to be driving from Boston MA to Miami FL, then returning Boston for a week in March. Have any of you drive your mustang for such long trip? should i rent an economy car?
We have two people, my car is 13 GT with 6000 miles on it.
Dude, do you know how much it would suck when you're cruising in Miami, windows down, ocean in your sight, girls in bikinis, and you look down to find you're driving a Toyota! That would bug me all trip when you go to punch it and it's not at all what you're expecting! I hate putting a lot of miles on too, but it's a car. Have fun with it
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Take your car and hit the keys..

Btw not to be an a-hole but the mustang wont turn heads in Miami. I just don't know where these KIDS get the money from. Almost every other car on south beach is a super car.
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Take your car and hit the keys..

Btw not to be an a-hole but the mustang wont turn heads in Miami. I just don't know where these KIDS get the money from. Almost every other car on south beach is a super car.
Hahaha alright look this is how south beach works , about 1 million 2013 convertible v6 or camaros(rentals) and a whole bunch of supercars, but i cant agree more with the feeling of driving anywhere with a corolla, you will just miss your stang
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His car is black...Lol...black cars and dirt....
I know, I've seen plenty of people that go months without washing them.. Haha Just in April he'll have a green car pine pollen ftw!

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Btw not to be an a-hole but the mustang wont turn heads in Miami. I just don't know where these KIDS get the money from. Almost every other car on south beach is a super car.
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