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Old 08-26-2008, 04:42 PM   #1
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My buddy and I were coming back home from Home Depot when some trick decided she wanted to end the Mustang's life right there at the light.

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She was going about 40-45 when she hit us, but we are all ok. The car is fucked, but we are going to go to the towing yard and try and return it back to as stock as possible.

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It was a sonic blue Mustang V6, that just screamed V6 from the outside, but was actually turbocharged and making 380hp and 425tq at the wheels. Miles had owned the car for 4 years, and we had both done all the work ourselves and was the first turbo car either of us had ever dealt with, so we were both rather attached to it.

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Night before while he was detailing it

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Yup, but at least we are ok. The car is replaceable.
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Yes, atleast you guys are OK.
Cars are replaceable, and glad you guys know the game when it comes to modding and the hazards of losing a said car due to a mishap.
Still sucks - I know....I've been there.
Came to a realization that I will never put heart and soul into a car that I can't push off a cliff and walk away from.
Good luck w/ getting another soon.
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Dude thats sick! I was like umm a v6 stang... untill I sall the pic! That is a very cool car, move on and make something even faster!
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Yeah, we are going to go to the tow yard they have it at tomorrow and return it to as stock as possible. Hell, we were hit hard enough for one lowering spring to come out, why not all four. Also the wideband and as much of the turbo kit as we can pull off.
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Ouch- def hard hit to get that kind of bend in the crumple zone. Was it making that power on the stock internals?
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Ouch- def hard hit to get that kind of bend in the crumple zone. Was it making that power on the stock internals?

Yup, here is an old graph at 12psi, before it was retuned at 16

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It was hit hard enough to fold both front seats back, and brake the rails on the one I was sitting in. Also removed the driver's rear lowering spring with the quickness.
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Wow. Glad you guys are alright.

If something like that happens in a miata, I think its all over.

What hit you anyway?
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+1 All that matters is yall are Ok.
I really, really like that color.
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Wow. Glad you guys are alright.

If something like that happens in a miata, I think its all over.

What hit you anyway?
Not positive, but it looks like a BMW.
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That sucks. I know Mustangs got a bad rep from all the boy racers, but I really liked my GT. That color is nice, too.
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Sucks. Props to him for having had an atypical Mustang! Is the plan to create another or will he be going in a different direction?
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The trick was driving some kind of Infinity, about the size of a new Civic.

He is looking at getting something other than a Mustang. He hasn't really looked for anything else though, so he doesn't know what he should even look for. Currently checking out 240s and maybe a Cooper S, although the S is a little out of his price range ($7K-$10K).
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Man that sucks. I had that color on my 03 ranger and loved it... it got totaled too...
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+1 All that matters is yall are Ok.
I really, really like that color.
Another useless post by Bryce.............
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Another useless post by Bryce.............
Well Mike, that was pretty useless.
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Well Mike, that was pretty useless.
That's the only posts I can make. I fear meaningful posts, that's why I hang around this section.
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wow, thats a pretty big hit man.
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