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I wouldn't call it ruined as everything is reasonably reversible, but it has definitely been bastardized. I'm really curious as to how the side scoop was lost and for what reason the engine was yanked and replaced? Possibly theft recovery?

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It's the venom powered raped ape!

 

Who wouldn't want it? :drop:

 

While most if it may be reversible, not cheap to do.

 

Should've modified a regular GT-500.

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Don't even know where to begin with the examples of where all those mods went wrong, aside from the first one. That said, the scratches, swirls, and greasy fingerprints in the black paint really bring out the classiness of this uniquely styled vehicle.

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That price..... I didn't think people smoked crack anymore. I don't care for the mods but someone, somewhere will love it

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Not impressed with the cars appearance outside , plus what the reason for having orange battery cable fed through the back seat.

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The KR is really not anything sacred but why use one in the first place. A garden variety 2007 would have made just as good of a starting point for such a project. 1,600 HP in a street driven vehicle is pointless and flatly laughable. Lots of "look at me" with this one. I can just see this car at a cruise with the dyno print out framed and resting under the hood. Someone is validating themselves with a bench racers dream car. 100 grand? Yeah right.

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How to ruin a KR?

 

I present Exhibit A

 

The prosecution rests!

 

http://gatewayclassiccars.com/houston/2009/ford/mustang-S607.html

Hmmmm....... Texas license plates and a monkey on the hood, someone watching too much "reality tv"?

 

Tom must have forgotten that purple in color KR2. Compared to that KR this one looks great :)

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I wouldn't have done that but I don't have a problem with it. I have seen much worse looking KRs. If it's your car do want you want to it. Crazy price though.

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$105,000...... :hysterical2:

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Agree, no reason to start with a KR for this conversion, a high mileage GT500 would have been better since doing a complete engine swap. I don't consider this "reversible" with the engine swap and amount of mods unless you could pickup the car for $80K under asking price.

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Hopefully the owner is still paying for the mods, and hopefully it never sells. That'll teach him.

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Why would anyone is his right mind take a gorgeous black KR, which is perfect as is, and ugly it up with red stipes, monkey, window scoops and black wheels. Some people have no taste or class. But then people voted for hildebeast too. I rest my case.

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What an owner does with his car, good taste or not, is up to him. But when they expect that someone else will have the same sense of appreciation and mythical value, then reality may set in with a not so pleasant surprise. So the question is, is the car on sales consignment at the dealership or is the dealership as nuts as the original owner???

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The paint is horrible !! Someone should call me, I can fix that !!

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The really humorous part of this is the owner's apparent notion that he can recover a significant portion if not all of the costs of his modifications. Doesn't work that way and certainly not here. He may actually learn at the end of his sales process that the car may have been worth more or the same if he had never monkeyed it up as he has.

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These major consignment dealers are popping up all over the country. They have 14 locations under one company. Streetside classics is yet another one. They will consign anything with tires. They have so many different type of cars there is no way they know much about what they sell. The older restorations are some of the worst on the planet. The KR is a fine example of bring it on in and hell yes we can get you over $100K. I've never seen so many chopped up rusted out bright and glossy pieces of junk under one roof. The majority of their cars are not current models. The top shelf restorations don't go to these places. But they ask top shelf prices for these driver class cars. Sad day for this KR. Want a good laugh look @ this classic thunderbird they have on consignment. They really do take anything on wheels.

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These major consignment dealers are popping up all over the country. They have 14 locations under one company. Streetside classics is yet another one. They will consign anything with tires. They have so many different type of cars there is no way they know much about what they sell. The older restorations are some of the worst on the planet. The KR is a fine example of bring it on in and hell yes we can get you over $100K. I've never seen so many chopped up rusted out bright and glossy pieces of junk under one roof. The majority of their cars are not current models. The top shelf restorations don't go to these places. But they ask top shelf prices for these driver class cars. Sad day for this KR. Want a good laugh look @ this classic thunderbird they have on consignment. They really do take anything on wheels.

 

Having had a couple cars at Gateway I would never buy one from them. Their cars are nowhere near the quality of the asking price as they are flawed quite a bit. Yet worse is the people trying to sell them have no clue and at certain locations they go through salesmen faster than the time it sits there. That ruined my taste for cosignment

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Looking at your car it is clear that there isn't much if anything one would do to improve on this appearance.. They nailed it from the go on these KRs. Looks like a car that a guy in physical medicine would drive!

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Looking at your car it is clear that there isn't much if anything one would do to improve on this appearance.. They nailed it from the go on these KRs. Looks like a car that a guy in physical medicine would drive!

+1...These are the best looking late model Mustangs.

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This makes me sad on many levels.

 

Basically it's a race car now. That BMR K member will make that car horrid to drive on the street.

 

I guess if someone wanted a purpose-built race car then ok? But even then... you already know it's been beaten to death and those 5k miles are probably the hardest miles that could be recorded on the odometer.

 

Sad

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That car is a lighter and a leaky container of gasoline away from being perfect.

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This makes me sad on many levels.

 

Basically it's a race car now. That BMR K member will make that car horrid to drive on the street.

 

I guess if someone wanted a purpose-built race car then ok? But even then... you already know it's been beaten to death and those 5k miles are probably the hardest miles that could be recorded on the odometer.

 

Sad

I have a BMR K member on my car and it is very streetable.

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I have a BMR K member on my car and it is very streetable.

+10 ... Also BMR watts link and love the way my car drives on the street

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