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Old 02-26-2012, 05:03 PM   #1
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I have a 2000 Mustang GT here's the deal

It used to be a v6, however i bought a donor car and essentially made it a GT

all the badging and exterior and interior is the same, however it's a manual now with a 2V 4.6L and the posi-trac rear end, i searched but couldnt find any answers, im wondering if they'd even take a car thats been modded so much...any thoughts?
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:34 PM   #2
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It all depends on the dealer, you will get a better answer than anyone here can provide by asking them...
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:43 PM   #3
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they will take any car, however they will most likely give you the value of a v6, as that's what the vin says it is.
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:45 PM   #4
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I would try a private seller.. GL!
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:50 PM   #5
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Private sell it.
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Yup, they'll run it by the V6 VIN for their purposes... and just to give you an idea, most dealerships won't give you more than about a grand trade in on it.
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:46 PM   #7
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i wouldnt even think about trading it in, definitely try to sell it privately
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you might get 2-3 out of it if it's in really good shape. but like everyone else said, you're gonna do a lot better if you can private sell it.
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Some dealers here will tell you outright they do not want your trade, or offer such a low value that you will not acept--and if you do they can make a bit or at least break-even at auction...
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:57 PM   #10
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yes and no. some dealers will take it but these guys are right it is still a v6 vin so it will be a lot less. and if they do take it would probably go off to auction anyways. but yes sell privately and make more money!!
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