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Old 02-13-2013, 10:24 PM  
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Thinking about buying a newer muscle car

I like my Subaru Impreza a lot, but I really miss the rumble of a V8. I am starting to assemble a list of newer muscle cars I could potentially buy to replace my Subaru.

Question is, what should I get?

I really like the new 5.0 Mustangs. Always been a fan of Camaros, but not sure I am the biggest fan of the new styling. A Dodge Challenger or Charger would also be nice. Also on my list is an 03-04 Cobra Mustang. I could get the Cobra cheaper, and have a Mustang that actually has an independent rear suspension and a lot of power under the hood.

Any other cars I should consider? What do you all think about the cars listed above? Keep in mind I am looking to spend no more than 30k overall.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:21 PM   #121
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The four door is way more practical, and makes the most sense. You made a very good choice.
My Challenger was an emotional decision, and I wanted to get one before Chrysler went tits up. Thus I didn't wait on the 6 speed or b5 blue availability, that I really wanted. But this one is going to be it and one of my kids will inherit it some day.
Is yours the Orange with Black stripes?

Post a pic of it!
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:27 PM   #122
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Believe me, sometimes I see Challengers driving by and I'm like, ****, I should've went for it!

Your kid is gonna be so excited when he gets it.
I am the same way on the new Chargers, as the Italians really rescued the Daimler original design IMO. They brought back some of the second generation Charger styling cues, that really work. Daimler took the concept
Charger design that I really liked and used it on a Mercedes, just like the rest of their pirating of the company.

One of my girls will be happy, but I don't think either one of them are too happy about me trading the Barracuda for a Ram last year.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:31 PM   #123
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Is yours the Orange with Black stripes?

Post a pic of it!
It is TorRed, and I added the 70 Challenger stripes from Ryder graphix, put the SRT struts and springs on it, thus lowering it. Also put the SRT 20 inch Alcoa wheels in place of the stock 18s that fill the wheel wells better. Not sure if I have a picture on this little laptop, but will check.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:32 PM   #124
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It is TorRed, and I added the 70 Challenger stripes from Ryder graphix, put the SRT struts and springs on it, thus lowering it. Also put the SRT 20 inch Alcoa wheels in place of the stock 18s that fill the wheel wells better. Not sure if I have a picture on this little laptop, but will check.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:33 PM   #125
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:37 PM   #126
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Is yours the Orange with Black stripes?

Post a pic of it!
Here you go.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:41 PM   #127
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Here you go.
That is a great ride. Those are wheels I like on them too.

If I was to get one, I'd be partial to the orange and black.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:45 PM   #128
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Here you go.
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Nice ride. I want it baddddd.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:54 PM   #129
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That is a great ride. Those are wheels I like on them too.

If I was to get one, I'd be partial to the orange and black.
That was their major "high impact color" early release, the Hemi Orange. I have always been partial to red, but really wanted a B5 blue. Like the 6 speed, that wasn't available until spring of 09, and I honestly didn't think they would be in business then.

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Holy mother of all that produces carbon HALLELLUAH!
Nice ride. I want it baddddd.
Thanks, glad you like it. Like a lot of things, I take it for granted and am used to having it. I remember when you and Frazod got your Mustangs on here. Tim has driven the Challenger and I drove his Mustang.
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:22 PM   #130
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Old 02-15-2013, 09:01 PM   #131
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Old 02-15-2013, 09:31 PM   #132
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Old 02-15-2013, 10:53 PM   #133
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That is a great ride. Those are wheels I like on them too.

If I was to get one, I'd be partial to the orange and black.
When the new Camaro came out, I REALLY wanted an orange one with black stripes.



The black with orange stripes would be pretty sweet too (don't think that's stock).



Wasn't to be, though.
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:09 PM   #134
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Thanks, glad you like it. Like a lot of things, I take it for granted and am used to having it. I remember when you and Frazod got your Mustangs on here. Tim has driven the Challenger and I drove his Mustang.
My Pony is still in great shape with 110K miles on it. I still love it. But, I have to start thinking of its end of days and the Challenger is on the top of my list. And now I'm in Florida and make a little more coin I might go full out top of the line Challenger but those Shelby Cobra's look good too. No need to worry about ice and snow anymore.
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:15 PM   #135
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When the new Camaro came out, I REALLY wanted an orange one with black stripes.



The black with orange stripes would be pretty sweet too (don't think that's stock).



Wasn't to be, though.
I also like these a lot. Prefer the challenger though
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