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I sold my bird

I no longer own an MN12. The new owner just picked her up about 20 minutes ago. I washed, clay bar'd, and waxed yesterday, so I had some time to say my goodbyes, and send her off right. Now, I have two more cars to get rid off, my 68 Camaro, (which will be picked up later this week,) and my 03 Honda Civic EX. It's been fun being apart of this forum, I have learned alot from the forum. I hope in some way that at least one of my 400+ posts contributed to the forum.
So what's next? I have narrowed it down to two vehicles, the 05/06 Subaru STi and the 05/06 Mustang GT.



Update:See post #9

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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 10-09-2005, 06:03 PM
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get the stang seeing how another so-cal member got rid of his tbird also and got an 06 stang. i guess its the thing to do in so-cal nowadays
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Do you have more, bigger pictures of that car? I've loved it since the first picture I saw of it.

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just one quick question. ??? what is a claybar? ive never seen one and am curious as to what it is.

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its a bar that you use to remove spots or anything thats hardened on the paint...that the carwash wont remove. i dont know if its actually clay, but it feels like it...
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hmmm ill have to see if i can find one just to try it. nice car by the way !! ive always love black cars. i dont care what kind if its black it just looks better.

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Rub your hand over your paint, it will most likely be gritty. A clay bar will take that out, and make it feel smooth. Wash it with a wax removing product, use the claybar, and then use a good wax, and the car should shine pretty nicely.

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Update-Bird Returned

About 2 hours after my Bird was picked up on Sunday. I got a call from the new owner, stating he was not going to be able to keep the car (girlfriend/money issues). Being that he was a friend of a friend, I agreed to take the car back. The paperwork was never official because (1) it was Sunday and I couldn't get to the bank to get the Pink from the safe deposit box, (2) It was a friendly transaction done in good faith that the paper work would be handled in the days to follow, keep in mind friend of a friend.
In the long run it was a better decision for me to take the car back, and keep things civil between friends, instead of saying "$crew you, A deal's a deal", and pocketing a few grand.
I have just received a call from a guy who is coming to look at the car on Monday. He seems to be fond of T-birds, as he already owns a 6-cylinder MN12 bird. He has been looking for a 8cyl. bird and mine is in his price range, so I am keeping my fingers crossed.
I will update next week.
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Should've had a restocking fee.

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Should've had a restocking fee.

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Update: Sold Again!

Ok so this time I really sold the bird. It is official. I took the cash from the sale and literally walked 1 block to the Subaru dealership, and shortly after drove off in a 2006 WRX TR. I am extremely happy.
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Congratulations! Any pics of the new car?

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pics to come
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Nice choice. I love those Subies.


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Finally, some pics

Here you go, and yes my camera sucks.




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Nice ride. Always did like that color on those. Any plans for it? Tint maybe?

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I dont rember the seat/covers?

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As much as I like my bird, I am jealous!

Nice new ride!
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It is a very nice car . I am just too cramped in a small vehicle though. Would have loved to have had the bird, she was a beauty.

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I dont rember the seat/covers?
I bought a new interior. JDM STi black suede.

Birdless now
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wow, those seats look very comfortable.

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Ok so this time I really sold the bird. It is official. I took the cash from the sale and literally walked 1 block to the Subaru dealership, and shortly after drove off in a 2006 WRX TR. I am extremely happy.
Good choice, I did the same thing a few years ago (04 WRX). I love the Crystal Grey. Actually just decided to check back in here for the hell of it.

I still find myself looking at early 90s SC's wanting to pick up a second car.

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Whoever gets a red 95 bird that feels like its got a lot of gear, leaves black marks on the 1-2, and pings like hell if you dont put 93 and cold plugs in blame it on me.
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