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Old 05-08-2013, 03:58 AM   #1
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Default Need an answer quick.

I am looking at 4 different cars and need some help with selecting the best one.

2003 Steeda Q400 Mustang GT - 15K in mods pushing 500hp since it has been protuned and added to after the original purchase of the q400 variation.
2005 Mustang GT stock
2007 Shelby GT500
2011 Mustang 5.0

Which of these is the best choice for overall handling, performance, and value?

Thanks so much, I plan on buying one of these 4 vehicles tommarrow. 100% serious!
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Old 05-08-2013, 07:39 AM   #2
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I'd pick the Shelby, if is low mileage, and all stock or close to stock. They are great cars and hold their value well.
2009 GT Coupe - Daily Driver
Brenspeed B326
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:11 AM   #3
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Go, with the one that fit your need.All great cars.
01 GT, True Blue,auto,CAI,CDC shaker,70MM TB,PP upper intake,PP Typhoon lower intake,21 lb injectors,Blue Hi-temp hoses,Steeda coil springs,Koni struts,stock sub-frame connectors,Flowmaster catback,Mach 1 delete grill Member #120
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:34 PM   #4
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GT500 no question. Responds to mods better.
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Old 05-12-2013, 06:30 PM   #5
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2011 Mustang 5.0. whole lot of power stock, and best 5.0 engine ever produced.
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Old 05-13-2013, 07:10 AM   #6
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I'd go with the Shelby. Is it stock?
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