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AmericanMuscle gives away FREE 2009 Ford Mustang! Day 4

AmericanMuscle.com & 94WYSP Philadelphia

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Challenges, or adversity, come in all shapes and forms. Most recently I saw it come in a small aluminum can. Of course, by now you’re probably wondering what in the world I’m talking about. We’ll let me bring you up to speed with why my pal silent John who lives in a car in South Philadelphia is my new hero.

Just yesterday a team from American Muscle returned to the site of our Live in It to Win It contest to win a brand-new 2009 Ford Mustang. That’s right, win a Mustang people. As in FREE!

Having made friends with our four willing contestants, we opted to bring them a few items they had requested upon our first meeting when the competition kicked off Monday morning live on the Danny Bonaduce Show on 94WYSP Philadelphia.

Our gift basket consisted of a few items our new friends had requested, plus a few surprises. Soon after our arrival we learned that while all four contestants remain, the climate had changed from new and exciting to, well, a bit more foul. Actually, foul doesn’t cut it. The smell pouring out of this car could gag innocent bystanders more than a mile away.


One by one handing out edible gifts, Silent John was suddenly filled with life as the sight of an ice cold energy drink—before you’d a had to check him for a pulse. John’s lust for the caffeine-infused beverage was clear on his face and in his voice. At our suggestion, John tipped the can upward, pouring every last drop of canned-adrenaline into his willing mouth. Our team was both impressed and scared given the potential consequences for such an act.

Following a few standard questions and some genuine well wishes, our team returned to the office to develop the next great sale for you, our loyal patrons.

Shortly after our departure, we learned that while our friend John was eager to down our energy drink, his stomach was not. Doubled over and holding back the blow, our man John fought tirelessly as the clock wound down to the regularly scheduled break where the contestants would be allowed out of the car for just 15 minutes. Holding on to his dignity, and his lunch, John knew that spewing warm energy drink across the dash was an automatic disqualification from the contest he was so determined to win. Still the clock counted down. Twenty minutes, 10, five minutes to go. Green as could be, John held off the barf-monster until the break bell rang and he lunged from the car only to release the complete contents of his stomach across the drive and much of the parking lot.

At American Muscle, we can only say: Well done Not-so-silent John. You came to play. You have our applause and our respect. And you can have another case of that energy drink anytime you like. We even deliver, as long as you live in a new Ford Mustang in front of Tony Luke’s.

AmericanMuscle gives away a FREE 2009 Ford Mustang! Day 2

AmericanMuscle.com & 94WYSP Philadelphia

No matter where and when your 15 minutes of fame happens, I can guarantee it’ll be over before you know it. The glitz and glamor move away to something new and shiny leaving you standing there with a stuffed beaver, two midgets and a basket full of muffins. Wait… that’s just me. But it’s funny how things change dramatically when the spotlight goes dim.

For our four friends in South Philly, the media circus that launched their departure on this great and scary journey just yesterday has subsided as fans and friends retreat to watch and wait to see who will completely snap first on their way to win a brand new 2009 Mustang. Having seen the following video on our four contestants, in addition to live video feed on 94WYSP Philadelphia’s website, it seems that all of our friends confined in the 2-door muscle car are holding steady, and have plenty of time read, if only they were allowed books. That’s where swashbuckling imaginary friends like my pal Federico Monte Christo Esperanza III are handy. Take it from me; you’re never alone when Fred’s around to have an imaginary sword fight.

Here’s the latest from the AmericanMuscle.com Mustang Give Away…

AmericanMuscle gives away FREE 2009 Ford Mustang! Day 1

It’s 6am in South Philly and the AmericanMuscle crew is standing in front of cheese steak czar Tony Luke’s to give away a brand-new 2009 Ford Mustang in one twisted contest. Oh, yeah, and shock-jock Danny Bonaduce is there, too broadcasting live.

AmericanMuscle.com & 94WYSP Philadelphia

Question: What do a brand-new 2009 Mustang, a Philly Cheese Steak, and Danny Bonaduce have in common?

Answer: AmericanMuscle.com. Duh!

Sometimes I find myself in the most peculiar situations. I’m not talking about waking up on a beach in Mexico hugging a nine-foot inflatable rabbit or anything, but peculiar nonetheless. This morning at 6am I was standing curbside in front of famed Philly Cheese Steak factory Tony Luke’s in South Philadelphia with child-star-turned-DJ Danny Bonaduce, four average-Joes and a brand-new 2009 Ford Mustang. Inflatable rabbit aside, this was a pretty strange experience for me. But then, when it comes to AmericanMuscle.com contests, you never know what to expect.

Backing up a bit, the reason I was standing on a curb in Philly at 6am with a notorious shock-jock was the AmericanMuscle.com Live in It to Win It contest. Okay, so the premise is simple: There can only be one! Highlander fans already know this. But for the rest of us, the concept is, well, still simple. Four people climb into a new Ford Mustang. He who stays in the car the longest, takes the keys, and the car. And because AmericanMuscle does nothing half…well, halfway, we recruited 94WYSP Philadelphia radio and cheese steak czar Tony Luke to complete the package.

Personally speaking: I’m not a morning person, mostly because mornings suck. Getting up a 4am to stand on a street corner is about as fun to me as being stuck in a phone booth in downtown Dayton, Ohio with Joan Rivers and 250 rabid woodchucks. But if you dangle a pair of keys to a brand new Mustang in front of me, you’ll see me hook up an I.V. blend of black coffee and Red Bull. Today I met John, Airen, Michele and Joshua, four aspiring Mustang owners who are living the dream. Each one of them fought their way through the rigorous video screening process to secure their shot at what could be the grandest prize of them all. Sure they all may be in need of a serious psychiatric evaluation, but I can’t say that, were I eligible, I wouldn’t do the same. I mean, come on people, a new Ford Mustang for just sitting in a car for a couple weeks. That’s like getting paid $25k for spending two weeks converting oxygen into carbon dioxide. Count me in. Even I can do that. Now enter three strangers, limited restroom breaks, live radio coverage and a busy city street corner in the place that took New York sarcasm and turned it into an art. Now that’s a contest.

And then there’s Bonaduce, who is worthy of his own study in abnormal social behavior. I’ve met many people from all over this country in my years, and Danny Bonaduce has got to be one of the most dynamic, in-your-face, scary, charismatic, obnoxious, fascinating, and generally intriguing personalities I’ve come across. Taking time out from his morning radio show, Danny wasted no time before throwing on an AmericanMuscle Tee and sharing his opinion on the greatest Mustang ever built, and who he’d bring with him should he be trapped in a car with three strangers for an extended period of time. Check out the video to see if you agree. You’ll hear no arguments from me.

As for our four trapped Mustang fans, look for more videos over the next couple weeks on http://blog.americanmuscle.com/ as our candidates shed their smiling virgin faces and common human courtesy and replace them with severe sleep deprivation and poor personal hygiene. I’m putting my money on at least three suffering from a complete and total lack of self respect and any shred of tolerance for their three intimate roommates. Oh yeah, it’s gonna get good!

Top 9 Coolest Mustang Pics

I spend a lot more time on Flickr than I probably should… Heck, I spend way too much time on the internet, period. That’s more of a personal problem though, and not exactly relevant to this post.

Anyway, I was checking out pictures of muscle cars on Flickr the other day, and I was floored at the sheer number of amazing Mustang photos. I figured I’d share some of my favorites with you here, so here we go – Here are the top 9 coolest Mustang pictures on Flickr.

Red Fastback Mustang

#9

A beautifully composed photo of a red Fastback Mustang on Felixstowe Beach in the UK. The location of this shot and the vibrant colors (specifically the screaming red on the ‘Stang) make this shot’s inclusion on my list a no-brainer. Photo credit: Stevoarnold

Driving Into The Sky

#8

This title of this one is “Driving Into The Sky”, and I’d say it’s a pretty accurate description. The snow on the ground and the clouds in the sky blend together in such a way that it’s difficult to tell where one ends and the other begins, and therein lies the appeal. Photo credit: matze_ott

1969 Hardtop Mustang

#7

A ’69 Hardtop tears through the streets of Bruxelles, Belgium on a dreary day. The dude in the suit probably shouldn’t have been walking so close to the street… I wonder if he learned his lesson? Photo credit: exxodus

Cherry Red 2 Door Mustang Coupe

#6

Another cherry red 2 door Coupe. This one was shot in Durango, Mexico. It looks classy sitting there on the cobblestone, but you know it could tear its way out of there (and through any gardens and fruit stands) if need be. Photo credit: Siddhartha

A Mustang in Paris

#5

There’s something about the lines in this photo. They seem to be leading the eye towards something outside of the photo. The black and white gives the shot an elegant look. This one was taken in Paris. Photo credit: oNico

2007 Ford Shelby GT500

#4

A stunning red 2007 Shelby GT500 Mustang. This is another one where the composition is what makes the photo. Photo credit: Cygnus~X1

1969 Mustang Coupe

#3

A sleek-looking ’69 coupe. The photographer used a technique known as HDR (high dynamic range) to give this photo a very cool (dare I say “epic”?) feel. I love the colors (or lack thereof) in this shot, and once again the sky provides an amazing background. Photo credit: exxodus

Red Mach 1 Mustang

#2

In my mind, whoever owns the red Mach 1 ‘Stang also owns the plane sitting next to it.
“I don’t feel like driving to work today… I think I’ll fly instead.” Photo credit: Arnfinn Hushovd

Dark Blue 1968 Fastback Mustang

#1

A dark blue ’68 Fastback rips through a tunnel in this amazing action shot. Where is he going? It’s not important – He’s doing it in style. Photo credit: Fabio Aro

So there you have it! This is by no means a comprehensive list – There are literally thousands of other Mustang photos on there… See for yourself! Or check out our Customer Rides page, where you can view an extensive collection of customer submitted photos.

Top 15 Useless Customer Searches

Customer Survey Results in Humorous Results!

We recently surveyed a portion of our customers to see what they were searching for on American Muscle. The results were very useful in helping us to provide better products and services, but we also received quite a few “interesting” results at the same time!

Below you will find the top 15 most humorous searches that we came across…and our research team’s comments on them!

  1. Searched: “give me mustang parts”

    • “I heard people say this internet thing is amazing, but I can’t seem to get it to do what I tell it to do. No matter how many times I ask, I just can’t seem to get the parts out of my computer.”


  2. Searched: “mustang parts?”
    • “I frequently sit and ponder the meaning of mustang parts…”


  3. Searched: “2004 MASTANK PARTS”
    • “The development of the MASTANK was the turning point in the war.”


  4. Searched: “obsolete mustang parts”
    • “Today, I’d like to see a lot of things that are outdated and therefore useless.”


  5. Searched: “american mussel”
    • “They go great with marinara sauce or a squeeze of lemon.”


  6. Searched: “saline wheels”
    • “For Dry, Itchy, Irritated Wheels…”


  7. Searched: “mustang future parts”
    • “Including the Cold Fusion Air Intake and the Steeda Flux Capacitor.”


  8. Searched: “1996 mustang gt is to slow”
    • “Need mo’betta parts!”


  9. Searched: “4point6 mustang parts”
    • “I don apostrophe t get it comma what is wrong with that search term question mark”


  10. Searched: “HOW TO GET FREE PARTS FOR A FORD MUSTANG 06″
    • “Lie, Cheat or Steal. Same way I got my woman.”


  11. Searched: “black bullet hole wheels”
    • “I know a couple of places in Philly you can get these for free.”


  12. Searched: “www.parts for 1192 ford mustang”
    • “It’s well known that Genghis Khan drove a Mach 1. I think that’s why the Chinese built that wall.”


  13. Searched: “mustang luvers”
    • “Gives the word “auto-erotic” a whole new meaning, doesn’t it?”


  14. Searched: “parts for inside my mustang”
    • “You mean, like, a liver or an intestine? Cuz I know a guy…”


  15. Searched: “mustang assories”
    • “Once I forgot to lock my door and my mom caught me looking at the assories catalog.”

So, what did you search for on American Muscle?