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Keep the Jeep, the GT's are not really worth the money IMHO. That $37,500 gets you a stripped down base GT with cloth Recaros, and the track pack.....nothing else. It costs $47,000 to get the leather Recaros, track pack, electronics package, Shaker 1000 audio, glass roof, and all the rest of the bells and whistles. A Boss 302 is $45,500. While the Boss doesn't have all the electronics, leather, and trinkets that are on the GT.....it does have is a $10,500 forged engine, upgraded shocks, springs, swaybars, swaybar links, clutch, exhaust, oil cooler, radiator, etc. If you were to try to build a GT to the level of the Boss, it would cost you over $15,000 in performance parts....and you still wouldn't have forged internals. The Boss 302 is the best value in terms of what you get for the money, and most importantly resale value. That GT will be worth nothing in a few years. Unfortunately the Boss is discontinued for 2014, so you would have to find a 13 leftover.
I've tossed around the idea of getting a 14 GT, but when you really take a close look at what you get for the money, it isn't worth it. The MT-82 trans is garbage, and while the auto is faster in the 1/4 once you are built, its slower stock. It also drives like a dog around town with the auto and 3.31 gears. The thumb switch doesn't respond quick enough, so trying to manually shift it like our Jeeps isn't as fun. It also doesn't allow you to get the track pack.....so you have to spent $900-$1000 on a Torsen T2, 31 spline axles, and 3.73 gears.
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Last edited by StangSlayerMA; 02-26-2013 at 10:42 AM.