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The overall condition of this 2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible is good and has some minor issues of note. There were signs of previously repaired crash damage, the front bumper has been repaired and repainted a few years ago. The repair is good. This sportscar has wear and uses present but no signs of hard use or abuse that were found.

The overall exterior is clean and looks good. Body lines and panel gaps are consistent and even. There are 2 minor dings, dime-sized on the left side. The power top works. Three of the wheels have scratches. No exterior body rust was noted.

The interior is clean and needs some repairs. Wear is present on the driver's seat both lower and upper cushions. Wear is consistent with the car's age. The steering wheel is worn. The rearview mirror is delaminating. See photos.

The underbody and chassis have surface rust present. See photos for this. The test drive was good. The 4.6L V8 engine started promptly and idled smoothly. No abnormal engine noises were heard. No abnormal exhaust smoke was noted. Acceleration and performance were good. There appears to be a small oil leak from the rear seal area. The transmission shifted correctly... The steering and brake systems operated as expected, however, the front rotors are grooved and will need to be replaced...

Most of the car's options and features worked correctly, including the a/c, cruise control, power locks, and trunk release. The tires are wearing evenly but getting low on tread and should be replaced very soon. See below and photos for more info.

Vehicle Info

Year 2007
Make Ford
Model Mustang
Mileage 122412
Transmission Automatic
VIN Number 1zvht85h075328939
Stock Number 6142C
Interior Leather
Interior Color Black
Body Color Maroon
Engine 8 Cylinder
Drive Type Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Type Gas

Exterior

Wiper Blades
Windshield Washer
Body Alignment
Scratches
The front bumper has scratches to the underside. Need to be under the vehicle to see these. There are minor misc scratches around the vehicle. Normal for mileage and most too small to see in photos.
Dings
The vehicle shows minor miscellaneous dings around the body.
Dents
Paint Condition
Body Seals
Rust
The underside shows areas of minor surface rust. See pictures.
Exterior Lights
Door Mirrors
Bumpers
The front bumper has been repainted. Work is up to industry standards.
Side Moldings
Convertible Top
Frame Damage
Glass

Interior

Steering Wheel
The steering wheel shows some wear and tear as seen in pics. Normal for mileage.
Horn
Cruise Control
Seat Condition
Seats show signs of heavy usage. Wear and tear heavily visible. See pictures.
Seat Belts
Radio/Navigation
Inner Door Panels
The inner door panel trim is peeling.
Power Locks
Window Switches
Window Function
Center Console
Dash
The dash shows cracks due to age and mileage.
Sun Visors
Dash Lights
Dash Gauges
Air Conditioning
Heater
Rear Defroster
Carpet
Floor Mats
Cigarette Use
Unusual Odors
Cup Holders
Blower Motor
Interior Trim
The interior trim shows normal wear consistent with age and mileage.

Mechanical

Air Filter
The air filter is dirty and needs to be replaced.
Battery Condition
Charging System
Cooling Fan Condition
Radiator Cap Sealing Properly
Hoses
Radiator
Engine Coolant
Coolant Leaks
Belts
Power Steering
Steering Fluid
Engine Oil
Engine Fluid Leaks
The engine is seeping some oil from the underside. There were no drips at time of inspection. This area should be cleaned off and rechecked to verify source of leak or leaks.
Transmission Fluid
Transmission Leaks
Brake System
Brake Fluid Leaks
Differential leaks
Muffler System
CV Joints and Axles
Shocks and bushings
Ball Joints and Tie Rods
Key Fob

Road Test

Road Test
Engine Performance
Transmission performance
Differential Performance
Wheel Bearing Performance
Braking Performance
Suspension Performance
Steering Performance
Engine Starting
Tire Pressure System (TPMS)
Computer Diagnosis/OBD2
Computer system scanned: no problems with current or pending codes. No problems with live data. It is possible for some sneaky sellers to erase codes before we arrive, in which case some issues may be hidden.

Manufacturer

Driver FrontToyoToyoPassenger Front
Driver RearToyoToyoPassenger Rear

Size

Driver Front235/50RZR18235/50RZR18Passenger Front
Driver Rear235/50RZR18235/50RZR18Passenger Rear

Tire Condition

Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear

Wheel Condition

Driver FrontCorrosionNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearCorrosionCorrosionPassenger Rear

Tire Tread

Driver Front5/326/32Passenger Front
Driver Rear6/326/32Passenger Rear
Spare Tire
Spare tireYes

Tire Tread Explanation

10/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(standard)

8/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(low profile)

5/32 to 7/32

Tires will need replacement soon!

4/32 or less

Tires need replacement!

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