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Thank you for the opportunity to join this group of Mustang owners.

My first 'tang was a '65 coupe 200CI straight 6/1V with a three speed tranny.  Like I fool I traded it in on something different.  Later on I joined the USAF and while going to tech school at Biloxi MS in '73 Ford announced they were stopping production on the Mustang full size and mating it with the Pinto.  I saw nothing nice coming out of this marriage.  I called home and asked my father to contact our local dealer to hold a full size 'Tang for me.  My new purchase was on 13 Aug 73 (Hardtop Grandé Coupe, Ivy Glow/Avocado with a 351C/2V and C6 tranny).  It has been in the possession of myself/my siblings ever since.  Our four kids are out of the house and their education debts are paid.  I am now working on a full restoration of my baby.  It will be ready for drive home for my 50th High School Reunion next year.

All this in 500 words or less.
1st Thank you for your USAF service.

Welcome from Oklahoma. This site is made up of many enthusiasts and owners. You just need to ask or use the search function on this site to learn more about your car. You might be surprised how much you know already as an original owner!

Pics are always appreciated so please post some of your car as it is now.


1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1971 Hardtop (parts car)
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
Welcome from Virginia! Great story. Looking forward to seeing pics.

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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Welcome from Oregon, and thank you for your service.

“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”
--Albert Einstein
Welcome from Omaha and a former Colorado Springs resident!

71-73 Mustangs never die, they just go faster!
Hello and Welcome from Michigan.

run_horse Run Horse Run!
John 72 Q Code
I was too young to buy my 73 new, but got similar as yours when turned 18. A Grandé, Ivy Glow/Avocado(kind of), 351C/2V with FMX.
Mine far from "new" state, I've changed quite a few bolts and nuts on it since then, but never let it go.
Looking forward to see some picts of your beast!

Welcome from the northern Netherlands

73 modified Grandé 351C. Almost done. 
71 429CJ. In progress
Welcome from Iowa.

73 Grandé H Code. Headman long tube headers, T-5 Transmission, 3.70 Traclok, Lowered 1" all around, Aussie 2v heads w/ 2.19 intake, 1.71 exhaust, screw in studs, full roller cam 608/612 lift 280/281 duration LSA 112, Quick Fuel 750 CFM double pumper, AirGap intake.

- Jason

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Welcome from North Carolina. Not many original owners I am one also. In MOM in Concord, N.C..
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When a man is in the woods and talks and no women are there is he still wrong??
Welcome from northern California.


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