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i was thinking the other day
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    i was thinking how long has my 71 vert been in my life. over 35 years.there is only 3 people i have known longer then that car i have a few small things that i have had longer like a school ring but that car has given me a lot of joy. it has been a very big part of my life, and one of the biggest gifts my father has ever given me . how long has your car been part of you?
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#2
Hopefully, I BEGIN the car being a part of my life Wednesday Big Grin

-Gonz
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#3
20 years this July. Bought it at Summer Carlisle 1994. (Yes, they had a Summer Carlisle back then.)

Rick Bombard
1971 Grabber Green Mach 1 351C 4V
2013 Race Red California Special Convertible
1973 Medium Copper Metallic Convertible 302 4V     SOLD
1953 F-100 project

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#4
Over 40 years for "Fire" (my '73 Mach 1) as I am the original ownerSmile!

I have only owned "Ice" (my '73 Grandé) for about 14 years.

~BT

Do the RIGHT thing.
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#5
About 15-1/2 years so far. I have no plans on it going anywhere soon.

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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#6
Almost 41 years for me. Back in April 1973 I was helping my girlfriend pick out a new Mustang. She was leaning towards buying a Grandé, but we saw the white 73 convertible sitting on the transport truck waiting to be unloaded. We went back the next day and she bought it. I bought it from her about 10 months later and it has remained a part of my life ever since!

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Mike AKA Ole Pony & Rare Pony

Our current Mustang garage/driveway
1973 Mustang Convert - Bought in 1974 - Still have it!
2004 Mach 1 Oxford White Auto, Bought Sept 06


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#7
Got mine in late '70, so 44 years and counting.
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#8
14 months, LOL!
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#9
29 years and I have personally put well over a quarter million miles on it. I have touched almost every part of the car. When I don't drive it for a month or two and I get back in it feels like a comfortable shoe. I never get tired of it. I still find myself staring at it and thinking out loud 'that is a beautiful car'.

'Mike'
73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

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#10
Either 3 or 4 years in August. Can't remember.

Doc

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Project started 8-7-10
Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system
Current "mini-project": interior upgrade Undecided
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