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I'll start. I'm 43 years young and have been a die-hard gear-head since I was a kid.

A couple of days ago, I was gassing up my FoST when a very nice gentleman approached me to check out my car. He looked to be 75-80 years young. We chatted for a while and he complimented me on my FoST. He wanted to look under the hood (of course I let him), inside the car, and walked around the outside several times. Very cool guy and it was great listening to his stories about cars he's owned and modified over the years. I'm thinking the gear-head in us never dies!!

Before he left, he turned and told me that he may just have to go out and buy one of these (FoST). I told him the FoRS is coming and the look on his face was priceless. Said he may just have to wait for the RS :D

Moral of the story...NEVER TOO OLD TO HAVE FUN!!

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But with the liver of a 72yr old.

I'll only fess up to being old enough to know better.
But @Fuxalt is very careful of his salt intake, so there's that! :p

EDIT: And here all this time I just thought he hated driving over salty roads LoL!
 

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I'm 35, but after years of playing hockey and lacrosse through college I can safely say that on the inside I feel like an 85 year old on most days.
 

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Yeah. But you can probably at least look the part @COBBST haha. I look like I'm 12 and have an almost 2 year old daughter. You should see the looks I get in the grocery stores haha. So I have to act like a responsible adult


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30 here I've got not problem rocking out the hot hatch back with my two daughters cinched up in their recaro car seats. I've never been one to think a certain car looks silly for any age group. If it's something you love to drive, drive it!
 

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24. I remember when I got involved in the ST community after I picked mine up and being surprised by the diversity in age that the ST owners... then after driving it for a few days I knew why: Its the kind of car that makes you feel okay letting it all hang out one second... but is the logical answer to needing 4 doors and cargo space. By far the funnest car I've ever driven.

I drive a Mustang GT now, and as great as it is... feels like I could get thrown in jail after 15 seconds of fun. Too much for almost any road. The ST, however... I felt like I could get away with murder! i hooned that thing all over the damn place and since it was a black hatch and relatively quiet, I could go from lift off oversteer 'drifts' and heavy cornering, only to look like I was tootling around like a law abiding econobox driver the next. Just a real winner of a car... And the RS will be no different. Just the perfect amount of wrong at your disposal.

Driving around a red mustang with aftermarket exhaust sometimes feels like I'm walking into a grocery store with an ar15 strapped to my back. Its asking for trouble. Only 1/10 cops know what an ST is let alone could recognize a black one at night with stock exhaust. Its like a license to hoon... and the RS will be so worth every penny. dammit. Now I'm all hyped up and miss my ST. Time to go do a donut and remember why I love my mustang :D
 

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24. I remember when I got involved in the ST community after I picked mine up and being surprised by the diversity in age that the ST owners... then after driving it for a few days I knew why: Its the kind of car that makes you feel okay letting it all hang out one second... but is the logical answer to needing 4 doors and cargo space. By far the funnest car I've ever driven.

I drive a Mustang GT now, and as great as it is... feels like I could get thrown in jail after 15 seconds of fun. Too much for almost any road. The ST, however... I felt like I could get away with murder! i hooned that thing all over the damn place and since it was a black hatch and relatively quiet, I could go from lift off oversteer 'drifts' and heavy cornering, only to look like I was tootling around like a law abiding econobox driver the next. Just a real winner of a car... And the RS will be no different. Just the perfect amount of wrong at your disposal.

Driving around a red mustang with aftermarket exhaust sometimes feels like I'm walking into a grocery store with an ar15 strapped to my back. Its asking for trouble. Only 1/10 cops know what an ST is let alone could recognize a black one at night with stock exhaust. Its like a license to hoon... and the RS will be so worth every penny. dammit. Now I'm all hyped up and miss my ST. Time to go do a donut and remember why I love my mustang :D
Great write up! I'm sure you're enjoying your Mustang very much :)
 

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Great write up! I'm sure you're enjoying your Mustang very much :)
It'll be hard to part ways with it when the RS comes available... but not too hard ;)
 

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24. I remember when I got involved in the ST community after I picked mine up and being surprised by the diversity in age that the ST owners... then after driving it for a few days I knew why: Its the kind of car that makes you feel okay letting it all hang out one second... but is the logical answer to needing 4 doors and cargo space. By far the funnest car I've ever driven.

I drive a Mustang GT now, and as great as it is... feels like I could get thrown in jail after 15 seconds of fun. Too much for almost any road. The ST, however... I felt like I could get away with murder! i hooned that thing all over the damn place and since it was a black hatch and relatively quiet, I could go from lift off oversteer 'drifts' and heavy cornering, only to look like I was tootling around like a law abiding econobox driver the next. Just a real winner of a car... And the RS will be no different. Just the perfect amount of wrong at your disposal.

Driving around a red mustang with aftermarket exhaust sometimes feels like I'm walking into a grocery store with an ar15 strapped to my back. Its asking for trouble. Only 1/10 cops know what an ST is let alone could recognize a black one at night with stock exhaust. Its like a license to hoon... and the RS will be so worth every penny. dammit. Now I'm all hyped up and miss my ST. Time to go do a donut and remember why I love my mustang :D
I feel like the RS is going to be more noticeable than the ST. It's also going to be louder lol. But I totally get what you are saying.
 

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Mustangs are great! I've owned several myself, but I'm fairly certain you won't shed too many tears if you trade her in for the FoRS! ;)

EDIT: Or maybe keep both :)
That would be the ideal outcome! Depends on my economics at that point in time i guess

I feel like the RS is going to be more noticeable than the ST. It's also going to be louder lol. But I totally get what you are saying.
Absolutely true. Won't be mustang loud or noticeable. But it will stand out a hell of a lot more than the ST. Most people won't know what the hell it is though. Everyone and their brother knows what a Mustang is and cops can probably tell just by the exhaust note. I drive clients around for work and even their 4 year old kids know what it is. I like a little anonymity...
 
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