Man! I've had the new Cobra for a month now, and have yet to drive it. As it is w/ me, every time I justify a repair, the "might as well do this, since I've got it up in the air" rationale takes over, and one thing leads to another: Since I've had it I've dropped the I.R.S., cleaned the entire unit and resealed the leaking diff. Cut the rear coils 5/8th's of a coil. Removed the engine and trans (originally it was just the trans for a clutch replacement, but the engine had a leaking pan gasket, so it was just as easy to pull the whole thing). Replaced the pan gasket, the rear main seal, the oil filter adapter gasket and o rings, the valve cover gaskets, the fuel filter, and water pump, and installed a 7&8 cyl head cooling mod. I've got all new brakes and two new front rotors sitting waiting on the day when I get close enough to install them so they wont just turn into rusty plates. Consequently, the removed engine and trans are now as clean as the day they were installed in 2003. A brand new Steel flywheel, Spec clutch, w/ new pilot and T/O bearing, fork and pivot ball. I have the yellow paint ( and enough of it) to repaint both bumpers and the rockers, but for now will only do the rear and rockers. I still have to remove the front springs to cut the 5/8ths of a coil off of them, then,.....I can finally go forward and put it all back together. Having a Cobra might be "all that" for alot of folks,..but I find that the community is full of kids. Today, the multitude of new edge cars are the obvious platform for the 21 and uppers, and the new edge non-Cobra forums are full of threads like " Can I remove my mufflers,...Flows aren't loud enough", and " How many coils can I cut to get my car to weed whacker height" The Cobra forums on the other hand, are all about making 500+ HP to the rear wheels, and/or running 9 second or faster 1/4's. Then there is the prick factor. Despite the fact that we know what the words Cobra mean on the back bumper,..to most lay people,..it's just another noisy ass mustang. (That just happens to make 400 WHP) Because of that, I now find myself entertaining the thought of selling it (when I finally get it running), and buying a nice, decent fox w/ the proceeds. From what I can see,..a car like mine should bring an easy 17k. Pay off would be 11.5. I'd net 5500.00 after payoff. Should be able to buy something for that,.....right?