99-04s, new daily.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by the5.ohh, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. DeepList

    DeepList Administrator Admin SN95 Supporter

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    I'm not really sure what the problem is here... He made a thread in the "garage" area to discuss getting another SN95 as a daily driver. What were we expecting the thread to be about? No contrasting views or opinions on it? No discussions as to why it's a good idea, or not? I guess I must have missed the purpose on why the thread was created in the first place if all of the responses from everybody were supposed to align with the OP's without any opposing views or thoughts about it.
     
  2. sleepn_sn95

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    Welcome to the internet

    People voice their opinions no matter what
     
  3. Ferocious

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    * fiveohwblow complains about no one answering The5.ohh's question and how the forum always goes off topic *


    * doesn't provide response to question himself and goes off topic *
     
  4. fiveohwblow

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    Do you have visibility into my private messages?
     
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    I think the confusion you're experiencing happens frequently around here, but I didn't expect it from the staff. Allow me to alleviate any stresses of clicking on the OP to reference it.

    The key question are as follows: What should I pay attention to with the motor? These 4.6s prone to anything?

    If you expect "non contributing members" to desire to contribute then I suggest you don't utilize monikers such as "but this is the GARAGE" as free passes to tell someone how stupid they are being with their own money.

    I'll go ahead and await more scrutiny about how terrible I am by the overly butthurt and non introspective defenders.
     
  6. Cpotts13

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    Joe have you ever considered a crown vic? Very similar and very cheap.
     
  7. DeepList

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    I can concur. ^ I picked up my 04 for $1800 and I got my 08 for $2900. Great solid cars. I love them.
     
  8. the5.ohh

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    I have! My grandfather had Vics and grand marquis' for awhile. His last GM saved him and my grandmas life in an accident. I'd love a Vic but it would remind me too much of that event.
     
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    :facepalm: this whole thread


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  10. Twista

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    Why would you do such a thing? I was thinking the exact thing as everyone else in here. Find you a different car to daily and not another mustang. Both will suck in the snow you get and buying tires and adding weight in the winter will get old when you couldve got something that could handle the winter weather just fine. Mustangs are nice but not nice year around when you live somewhere with a crappy winter.
     
  11. the5.ohh

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    Lol why not? I got snow tires and threw some sandbags in my trunk, it's working well. I get what ya saying though
     
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    Honda Wagovan

    Good on gas
    AWD
    ****ing awesome

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    I have never seen a wagovan, it looks ridiculous.
     
  14. DropTopPony

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    What about an older escape or explorer?

    My wife dailies an escape and it does well even in 8" of snow and hers is not 4x4, so if you can find a 6cyl 4x4 you would have no weather issues ever.

    Also good for towing wet bikes etc.
     
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    ^ +1 my moms 4x4 v6 escape will go through anything. By far the best vehicle we've had.
     
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    I like escapes (or at least the idea of them). But the two we have at work are junk. 2006 and 2008 maybe? They're different body styles, but the same underneath. A lot of road noise, poor sealing, cat converter issues. Its most likely due to people here driving them like rentals......
     
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    I would say i depends on the purpose of the new driver.

    Better in winter/wet weather, better MPG, reliability, more room for stuff/people, NO MUSTANG.

    Spare car, but don't want a cheap POS, GET IT.

    Getting another one will undoubtedly have you wanting to do exhaust, gears, wheels, etc. Maybe even more, so you'll officially be 'mod broke'! I have 4, I know this.
     
  18. DropTopPony

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    They do have a lot of road noise but I think tire selection has a big part in this. They come with Light Truck tires as apposed to quieter passenger tires since they are built on the Ranger truck platform.

    My wife complaints about the noise but the escape has been rock solid for us since 09.
     
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    I daily two mustangs..
     
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    If gas money is no issue then grab an old C/K. How can you drive two stangs WITHOUT a vehicle to pick-up (all pun intended) parts? I actually like the idea of having an older AND a newer sn95 just for shits and giggles, but no way in hell without a truck to go get parts for all the things I would definitely break.

    Short answer.. buy the Stang and a truck. lol