Better Late than Never?

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  1. Old Stang

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    Hello All,
    As the thread title indicates, it's about time I introduced myself...

    I first joined this forum in 2008 (not a typo), did not have a SHO at the time, but wanted another one.
    I have recently purchased a low mileage 94 ATX (white/mocha) that I named "Bianca"... she's beautiful, high maintenance, can be expensive and sometimes a pain in the a$$, but still so cool! ;)

    My back story...

    I have been a car guy since I was a kid, got my first car a month before I turned 16 (in 1979), a 69 Mach 1 (real 63c car) that needed some love as it was a New England car; I lived in Massachusetts at the time, had this car for 32+ years. Eventually would go on to own a 66 mustang coupe and a couple of Fox 5.0s... one of which I still have. I have continuously owned at least one factory V8 mustang since the 69 Mach 1.

    I bought my first SHO, a 94 ATX, Green/Gray, with about 68k miles, in the late 90s and owned it for a few years, bringing it and the 69 mach to Florida when I moved for a job. Eventually sold the Green 94 and knew I wanted another some day.
    Fast forward to 2008-ish, I'm looking for a fun driver... considering an SVO or a 5.0 mustang or an SHO ATX, that's when I joined this forum... in search of an SHO. I ultimately bought my second 5.0 which I still have, was a daily for almost 10 years, now is in the garage waiting of me to install the upgrades for which I've collected most of the parts... cobra brakes, upgraded 5.0, TKO600, 3.73s and 31-spline axles, Fays 2 watts link, etc.

    Moved to Atlanta, GA, area in 2010, still there. This summer, I was thinking about my old SHO and on a whim went to this site and decided to try my old login... which, to my surprise, still worked!
    I poked around a bit, including in the SHO Trader section, and saw the low mileage 94 ATX for sale by Tim Devine... great guy... and ultimately bought it after much soul searching as to whether or not I wanted to jump back into the spin-cycle that these cars can be. Well, one part brave, three parts fool, here I am.

    Apologies for the long post... it's been 12 years in the making... LOL
    -Marc
     
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  2. Toolman

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    Awesome intro! Welcome! Got pics?
     
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    Welcome back!
     
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    Good stuff, welcome back.
     
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