Trust me, from a car guy that car is a lost cause. It will never be worth more than a v6 Car and that looks like some serious structural rust. It will cost you 10-15K plus easily to do a proper restoration (that's if you do most of the labor yourself) with that much rust and when your done it will be worth maybe $4K. Remember, Rust is like and iceberg, you may think you see it all but 90% of it is below the surface. That car is a unibody too so any rust like that on the bottom is more than a nuisance it is structural damage. You got a good deal on it and can easily part it out and make some money, then do yourself a favor and buy a decent car to start with. If it was a 69 Dodge Charger 500 then I could argue that it is worth the kind of money and work that this car will take, but not a 12 year old, dime a dozen v6 mustang.
1973 Dodge Charger, Cali car, 360 CI, 904 tranny. For Jacob Juelich 1982-2008
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4 with 38K miles as of 11/24/08
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