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71 Vert M Code Ebay
#1
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1971-Ford-Mustan...2367065824

Nice options:

M code, PW, PB, AC
grabber green metallic
orig 71k miles
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#2
Hux;287037 Wrote:http://www.ebay.com/itm/1971-Ford-Mustan...2367065824

Nice options:

M code, PW, PB, AC
grabber green metallic
orig 71k miles

I viewed this car when it was on CL last month. The seller is not accurate in the description. Examples, rust in panels, bad bondo repairs, interior trim and panels missing, all VIN plates not matching, missing engine compartment systems.
Could be a good car for someone, put it is not quite all that as he describes.
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#3
wow! seems like it is VERY different than what is being presented. Did you confront the owner on misrepresenting the vehicle?

Nicely optioned car though.

Mark
71 Mach 1 J code - Japanese export
72 Convertible f code - first car
Numerous other Fords
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#4
travis;287220 Wrote:
Hux;287037 Wrote:http://www.ebay.com/itm/1971-Ford-Mustan...2367065824

Nice options:

M code, PW, PB, AC
grabber green metallic
orig 71k miles

I viewed this car when it was on CL last month. The seller is not accurate in the description. Examples, rust in panels, bad bondo repairs, interior trim and panels missing, all VIN plates not matching, missing engine compartment systems.
Could be a good car for someone, put it is not quite all that as he describes.

Wow, he talks it up as being a seriously solid car. The paint looks average in the pics - very much like its a single stage metallic with no pop at all which you could forgive, but if its actually got rust when he is claiming zero.....disappoint!
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#5
travis;287220 Wrote:
Hux;287037 Wrote:http://www.ebay.com/itm/1971-Ford-Mustan...2367065824

Nice options:

M code, PW, PB, AC
grabber green metallic
orig 71k miles

I viewed this car when it was on CL last month. The seller is not accurate in the description. Examples, rust in panels, bad bondo repairs, interior trim and panels missing, all VIN plates not matching, missing engine compartment systems.
Could be a good car for someone, put it is not quite all that as he describes.


Thanks for this update. It will help as other interested folks can know to check it further.

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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#6
Sorry about the delay on reply. So, I was polite with the seller, even though me and a buddy drove all night from Puget Sound to Sac. CA to view the car. I talked with him over the phone no less than 5 times with very accurate questions. His replies were not vague, but knowledgeable Mustang answers. He has been around these cars before. That is the rub, because if he was just someone trying to sell, and had no real experience... But, his answers turned out to be just dishonest. Bottom line on the car, needs help, potential good start for restro, but price is high. I was on site with cash in the pocket, he stated he would go done to 10k, but I let him know I had traveled for a car that turned out not be on site. A lot of what states that he has is located in another state and he would ship to the buyer. In his defense, he would allow a cash hold on a portion of the sales price until the parts arrived. I think I told him I would give him 6k, not because I wanted the project, but it would of been a solid purchase at that price. Hope this helps if anyone is interested. Oh yeah, the color does not pop, as someone asked.
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travis;287692 Wrote:Sorry about the delay on reply. So, I was polite with the seller, even though me and a buddy drove all night from Puget Sound to Sac. CA to view the car. I talked with him over the phone no less than 5 times with very accurate questions. His replies were not vague, but knowledgeable Mustang answers. He has been around these cars before. That is the rub, because if he was just someone trying to sell, and had no real experience... But, his answers turned out to be just dishonest. Bottom line on the car, needs help, potential good start for restro, but price is high. I was on site with cash in the pocket, he stated he would go done to 10k, but I let him know I had traveled for a car that turned out not be on site. A lot of what states that he has is located in another state and he would ship to the buyer. In his defense, he would allow a cash hold on a portion of the sales price until the parts arrived. I think I told him I would give him 6k, not because I wanted the project, but it would of been a solid purchase at that price. Hope this helps if anyone is interested. Oh yeah, the color does not pop, as someone asked.

Hi Travis. I need to talk to you. Can I have your number? Thanks.

 CONVERTIBLES:
1F03M, Maroon Metallic, Black Dlx, Black Top, A/C, Tach, Posi, Magnums
1F03M, Grabber Lime, White, White Tp, A/C, CA Car
1F03M, Maroon Metallic, Wht Dlx, Wht Tp, PW
1F03M, Black, Wht Dlx, Wht Tp, Tach, Posi
1F03M, Pewter, Blk Dlx, Blk Tp, 4-Spd, A/C, R/A, Tach, Mgnms
1F03M, Bright Blue, Blue Dlx, Wht Tp, 4-Spd, Decor Grp
2F03R, Grabber Blue, Wht Dlx, Wht Tp, Dcr Grp, Tach, etc.
2F03R, Bright Blue, Wht Dlx, Wht Tp, Dcr Grp, Tach, etc.
2F03Q, Red, Wht Dlx, Wht Tp, Rim Blow, A/C, Tach, Conv. Grp, Dcr Grp, Side Stripes, Mgnms,PW
2F03Q, Red, Red Dlx, Blk Tp, Rim Blow, A/C, Tach
2F03Q, Bright Lime (Orig. Gold Glow), Blk Dlx, Blk Tp, A/C, P/W, Tilt, Conv. Grp, Dcr Grp
2F03Q, Grabber Blue, Wht Dlx, Wht Tp, 4-Spd, Tach, A/C, Dcr Grp, Stripes, Mgnms, PW
3F03Q, Gold Glow, Blk Dlx, Blk Tp, 4-Spd, Tach, Dcr Grp, Stripes,Tu-Tone Hood, Frgd Whls
3F03Q, Blue Glow, Blue Dlx, Wht Tp, 4-Spd, A/C, Tach, Dcr Grp, Stripes, T-T Hood, Frgd Whls, PW
3F03Q, Gold Glow, Ginger Dlx, Blk Tp, 4-Spd, Tach, Dcr Grp, Stripes, T-T hood, Frgd Whls 
3F03Q, Copper Metallic, Ginger Dlx, Blk Tp, 4-Spd, Tach, Dcr Grp, Stripes, T-T Hood, Frgd Whls
And 8 more verts, 2 Boss 351s and 1 M-code Mach I's! Tongue 
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#8
Looks like it's back up for sale:
https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/5994467281.html

Mark
71 Mach 1 J code - Japanese export
72 Convertible f code - first car
Numerous other Fords
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