Hello all, I am asking any advice someone could give me on a 1971 Mustang 351 Boss. The original owner is ready to part with it. It is 1 owner with 11k miles. Everything is original on the car. It has been inside stored for 41 years. The downfall is that it has not ran in 9 years and has some surface rust on a rear window ledge and rusting under the hood due to mice urine. Other than that the car is solid as presents well. The paint looks good, interior is well cared for, has the 4 speed and original motor/trans, has the Cleveland, and is yellow with black. Any advice is appreciated. Feel free to email me at email@example.com. Thanks in advance.
Not doubt about it. The Boss 351 is an amazing car. Just be sure it does in fact have a genuine Boss 351 engine and not just a Cleveland replacement. The Boss 351 engines are rare and valuable. You don't want to have to find one to put in your Boss 351 Mustang because you later find you've got a standard 4V Cleveland under the hood.
If the engine is a real Boss 351, yes, pay the seller a fair price and gloat!
That's a rare and valuable car, only about 1800 were made and for only one year 1971.
Definatly worth more than the $31K you're thinking of spending. Keep it origional and you could double your investment if you sell it.
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You're asking the Vintage Mustang forum if you should buy a desirable vintage Mustang?
Hell yes you should! Definitely do your research on the castings though.
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I am just being cautious. I am not familiar with the vintage mustangs and I do not want to get in over my head. My dad knows the guy and the car personally and he bought it when he returned from Vietnam. It would be a great car, I just do not want to get burned. Thx
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