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71 hood and spoiler
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Can someone tell me why some 1971 non boss 351 Mustangs have front spoilers ?  and what about hood lock downs ?
how could you get them from the factory ??
I know they could be added
Thanks
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The front spoiler was standard and ONLY available on the Boss 351 as a production installed item. But it was also available as a  service part and sold in great numbers both as a dealer installed item and a over the counter part. It's almost strange to see a Mustang without one now!
The twist style hood locks were included with the ram air option which also included the black or argent accent paint on the hood. A different style accent paint treatment was on the Boss 351 which had ram air as standard.The above info pertains to 71-72 Mustangs.
In 73 you could order ram air with the "H" code 351C which included the 71-72 style hood accent paint and hood locks. There was also a 73 only Tu-Tone Hood Paint option which included a non functional Ram Air style hood with black or argent accent hood paint and the twist style hood locks.

Steve

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(02-04-2018, 10:53 PM)71 mustang 429cjscj Wrote: Can someone tell me why some 1971 non boss 351 Mustangs have front spoilers ?  and what about hood lock downs ?
how could you get them from the factory ??
I know they could be added
Thanks

thank you
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What Steve did not tell you was how expensive the TuTone hood and locks were in 1973. I had to pay a whopping $18.00 more to get on my original Mach 1. Now who would not pay $18.00 for the black out and locks? When I finished my order for my car it had $1,954.90 in options added. The base price for the Mach 1 was only $3,088 that was sticker price not invoice.
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