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Old 10-07-2013, 04:48 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Trading a 2013 GT for a 2010 Shelby

This is what happens when you are on vacation. An idle mind is the devils workshop my mom use to say. I have a 2013 GT Premium with Nav and all the bells and whistles that I bought last summer. My car currently has a little over 4000 miles on her. I found this 2010 Shelby and I am tempted to trade my car in for it. I have about $10,000 set aside for a supercharger or a down payment on a 2015. Would any of you guys pull the trigger on this 2010?

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Old 10-07-2013, 05:48 AM   #2
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GT500 all day, every day.
No chance you will regret it.
If you get a chance to own one and DONT do it?
You WILL regret it.

These cars are in a whole different level.
In every aspect of how they are built.
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Old 10-07-2013, 05:52 AM   #3
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Does that price seem about right?
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Old 10-07-2013, 08:52 AM   #4
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I saw this car in person when I was looking for my '11 and I got to say it is BEAUTIFUL! If its not going to be your DD I would go for it. The only thing it is missing is Nav but I am sure you can install that yourself or go aftermarket.

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Old 10-07-2013, 11:26 AM   #5
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I would not but that's only because I have an 07 GT500. I havent looked back since I traded my roushcharged '10 in for it.

However if I were still in my '10 I would totally get it. Once you get a 500, you'll never look back.
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Old 10-07-2013, 11:33 AM   #6
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I saw this car in person when I was looking for my '11 and I got to say it is BEAUTIFUL! If its not going to be your DD I would go for it. The only thing it is missing is Nav but I am sure you can install that yourself or go aftermarket.

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That's one reason I haven't gone to look at it yet. It would be hard to walk away from it. I only drive at most, 5000 miles a year. I've had my 2013 for 13 months and it only has 4067 miles on it.

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Old 10-07-2013, 11:40 AM   #7
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Well I just logged in to my USAA account and see that my auto loan application was approved for up to $46000. I have 45 days to use the loan. I am off all of this week, so I now have a dilemma to sort out. I told my wife last year that the 2013 would be my last car for a while. I told her this morning that if I got the Shelby, it would be my last car until I retire. ;-)
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Old 10-07-2013, 01:05 PM   #8
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That's a tough decision. What are they giving you on trade?
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IMO, its not worth it. With the power available in your current '13 5.0, I think you are much better off going with some mods to hold you over until the '15's come out. Obviously, styling is the big question, but they will be ~400 lbs lighter and have more power in the 5.0 than '13's. Basically, a '15 5.0 should be able to beat a '10 shelby straight from the factory. Keep saving and make your decision once the new Mustangs are revealed.
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Old 10-07-2013, 01:53 PM   #10
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Haha. You're keeping the first promise you're keeping because time is relative. After all, imagine if you had to wait a whole year to pee. That's a LONG time. The second statement might be true too. If you haven't test driven that car, you should if you're serious.
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