Tag: S197

By on August 10, 2011

http://forums.themustangsource.com/attachments/f806/80621d1287466900-leaks-fox197.jpg

TTAC’s personal window into the CAW, mikey writes:

Sajeev, as spring approached our frozen north, I couldn’t face another summer sans convertible. As a proud, retired UAW and CAW member, my choice was limited to domestics. What to buy?

The Sebring? No way. New is out of my reach, so rule out a 5th gen Camaro. Having owned a 4th gen F-body…one was enough. Did I really say that? A Solstice or Sky, maybe?  Can a 50 something couple pack up and go for two days? I couldn’t find a place to store a cell phone, never mind two suit cases, and a Beer cooler.

I looked at a used “Pontiac G6” hardtop convertible. Wow! all that mechanical stuff that runs the retract? Hmmmm, lets put it this way: too many years on the assembly floor, tells me to give that baby a wide berth. Draw your own conclusions.

So today we find ourselves the proud owners of a 2008 Mustang convertible. In my way of thinking, knowedge rules, and I have zero experience with Fords, except a 1969 Marquis that was a POS when I bought it, 35 years ago. So I need to update. So I’m asking the B&B to help me out.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • JD-Shifty: ” The relative strength of a traditional Army is not a huge factor in Guerilla Warfare…or did you...
  • Art Vandelay: The relative strength of a traditional Army is not a huge factor in Guerilla Warfare…or did you...
  • Lou_BC: Canada fully vaccinated 83% of total population. COVID-19 deaths 32,295 or 85 per 100,000 people (total...
  • mikey: Carlson Fan ….I hear ya !!…I should revise that to “too big for an aging boomer to drive...
  • Carlson Fan: “Just what we need, bigger, faster ego-mobiles.” Still no where near as bad as a MB G-Wagon....

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber