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After 6 years of fun with my 67, I sold it for several reasons, including boredom. Last fall I bought a 1987 Mustang GT, red convertible, 5.0 V8, 5spd manual. Completely original paint, engine, leather interior, top etc.

Only changes are new tires, battery & Flow Master cat back mufflers. Have found that this car is highly sought after in Florida, where many of us old guys are, at least in Winter. I went to a local show that had approximately 200 cars and found 5 Fox Mustangs and 1 65, 2 67's. The hobby is moving on and Fox bodies are going along. the fun of a convertible, 5.0, stick shift and the reliability to drive from Chicago to Punta Gorda FL with no worries.

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Ordered a new Acapulco Blue Coupe in 67. Long gone to midwest rust. Now have a 67 white coupe. 289 4V C4 headers Comp Cam. Black interior & top. Runs strong!


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After 6 years of fun with my 67, I sold it for several reasons, including boredom. Last fall I bought a 1987 Mustang GT, red convertible, 5.0 V8, 5spd manual. Completely original paint, engine, leather interior, top etc.

Only changes are new tires, battery & Flow Master cat back mufflers. Have found that this car is highly sought after in Florida, where many of us old guys are, at least in Winter. I went to a local show that had approximately 200 cars and found 5 Fox Mustangs and 1 65, 2 67's. The hobby is moving on and Fox bodies are going along. the fun of a convertible, 5.0, stick shift and the reliability to drive from Chicago to Punta Gorda FL with no worries.

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For some reason most desirable older cars are more expensive in Florida.

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