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Old 07-21-2013, 10:59 AM
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For comparison I traded an 05 mustang gt 5 speed, for my obs cclb auto 2x. Have yet to regret it.
And here I am on the fence about getting a CC or a mustang next. Still not sure which way I'm gonna go. Lol
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Cc for the win...sure don't miss ANY of the 12 Mustangs...sure miss my le paint eclb ...would b nice parked next to my cc
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I say it depends on what mustang..
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Or how many vehicles you have, a mustang is a way better toy. An obs is a better for pulling that fishing boat. In my situation the truck is getting way more use, has made me more money, and I can take my family in comfort. My 9 month old was too big for the joke of a back seat the mustang had. I do miss sliding around corners ��
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Right now I have a 2000 7.3 xl with 293k miles on it. I was thinking of selling it and getting an OBS. I've always loved the older style and if I do that, I will have some money I can use for upgrades. Is that a stupid thing to do?
Biggest issue you will have is finding one that is in good shape and not all rusted out. When I was looking everything was just a total piece of junk. Seemed like nobody wanted to spend the money to keep them up or treated them like crap.

IMO regardless of the miles if the interior is in good shape that is a good sign the owner cared enough. If the seats are all stained and torn, wiring hanging down under the dash ... ... it's a pretty good indication the rest of the truck will be crap also.

Good luck on your decision ...
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Good point, look south, Texas south, better chances and worth a trip
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I say it depends on what mustang..
93 reef bluelx.306 s-trim.pa comp c-4,caged,spooled,coil overs,kmember,fuel system,manual rack.ran 10.99 not the fastest around but a good street car.
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93 reef bluelx.306 s-trim.pa comp c-4,caged,spooled,coil overs,kmember,fuel system,manual rack.ran 10.99 not the fastest around but a good street car.
that is a big boy toy car!

you still should trailer it to the track, just in case
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Been gone for years.family took over.I built it..thrashed it.put it all back stock and cut the cage up and sold the car.I like my obs better these days anyway.
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I like my obs better these days anyway.
obs wins
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just bought my first obs powerstroke and I must say I'm in love!!!!
It's a solid truck and I'm looking forward to pulling my camper with it in about a week and a half! go for it!
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It also depends what kind of OBS your talking about. They did have OBS F-250s with 300 straight sixes... not exactly a great puller (arguably). And probably the most common OBS F-250 is the 460 powered. Great puller, not so great on gas mileage
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I'm a diesel fanatic. This truck is my first diesel and now I won't get anything else. Plus it pulls really well!
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It also depends what kind of OBS your talking about. They did have OBS F-250s with 300 straight sixes... not exactly a great puller (arguably). And probably the most common OBS F-250 is the 460 powered. Great puller, not so great on gas mileage
10-12 MPG around town with my 93' F250 7.5 empty!! Loved the HP, you could watch the fuel gauge drop LOL!
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