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Old 04-01-2010, 01:10 PM   #11  
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i definelty need to keep better gas mileage, are there certain years that arent carberated? sorry, like i said im 100% new to anything other than s197s
I got a couple buddies with a stick so ill see if theyll let me learn in there cars haha.
almost all cars are different in the way they respond to the way you let out the clutch, so its basiclaly just adjusting and getting used to what the car likes, When you you let it out, when you feel it start to catch give a little gas and hesitate for a second on the clutch, then continue to gently let it out... Best i can really do to describe it

And yes there are, the fox mustangs from 89-93 are all EFI with mass air meters (personally think these are the best, and have the best support by the after market) The 94-95 also have a 5.0 in it (the body style after the fox) Another car to look at is the 2000-2004 gt, they are fun cars also, and get decent gasmilage, usually running right around $10,000
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:23 PM   #12  
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pfft. 100k?

I was told mine had 50k miles when I bought it. turned out to be 150k. I've beat the living ***** out of it, and sprayed the hell out of it.

could it use a refreshing? hell yea. but it still runs strong.
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:25 PM   #13  
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well I definelty got some thinking to do. I got about another month before im gonna run outta funds for this car and have to decide on something. I appreciate the help man
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:30 PM   #14  
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If it was taken care of you should be fine. I did my blower with 110 on the clock.
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:30 PM   #15  
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well I definelty got some thinking to do. I got about another month before im gonna run outta funds for this car and have to decide on something. I appreciate the help man
lol might wana think about it faster, cause it can be difficult to unload cars like that in this time... just a thought
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Old 04-01-2010, 06:47 PM   #16  
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86+ were efi. 89q were maf efi cars... and bah, the clutch isnt stiff. not to me, but i have strong legs so i guess im biased.lol i also have a centerforce clutch which are soft, but grab like an alligator with lockjaw
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lol compared to a hydraulic clutch ours are really stiff. i dont notice the stiffness cuz im use to it. but other people think its wicked stiff..
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Old 04-02-2010, 12:44 AM   #18  
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lol compared to a hydraulic clutch ours are really stiff. i dont notice the stiffness cuz im use to it. but other people think its wicked stiff..
exactly, im not saying im a puss or anthing, just trying to let him know that depending on what kinda car he has previously driven, these clutches may feel a tad bit stiff
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my fox had 195k when i sold it to my brothers friend and it ran fine althou the chain was getting loose and it was running a little rich but it still pulled like a mule he stripped it and rebuilt it and is racing it somewhere in upstate NY

you can find mint foxs for well under 10 grand if the car has been taken care of those truck motors will last
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