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post #1 of 16 Old 02-03-2009, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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So its been about 2 months since the last time I logged onto this site, anyway I am 18 and I have decided I want to get a Fox Body Mustang, I originally wanted to get a 03-04 Cobra, But I quickly realized. It would be more logical to buy a Fox Body and Build up the 5.0 or swap something into something to hold me over, til I get enough money for both insurance and maybe a car etc. anyhow I plan to tow the car on a Trailer, I am not exactly sure what to get I am thinking a F-250-F-350 would be a bit to much especially If I am just gonna be using it for towing and driving during the snow, And diesel can be expensive lol. Whats your opinion's on what I should get.

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Not really that much more expensive when you figure an old 7.3 will go for hundreds of thousands of miles before any major problems

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Yea But I think it would be a little to much truck! Dont you think. How would an F-150 handle it.
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If you are going to be towing get at least a 250 you can find a nice obs in the 6-7k range.

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A V8 f150 should have no problems towing a mustang but your going to get much worse fuel mileage while towing. This is all assuming this isn't going to be some 50' enclosed race car trailer

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no its gonna be a open flat bed, with a tool box in the front etc.

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If you are going to be towing get at least a 250 you can find a nice obs in the 6-7k range.
what year would u say.

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bump it up, no one else has an opinion?

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95-97 is the range of years you'd look at.
Yes there are plenty of great deals on older powerstrokes out there, and there not all just old ragged out trucks. There are plenty of decent ones!

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I dont care for the high miledge, the 7.3L can go on forever as long as the maintance and such are kept up.

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