My First Car

My very first car was a 1973 Ford LTD. I purchased it in 1978 with money saved from part-time jobs. I purchased the vehicle from a friends dad. He had put 98K miles on it from the showroom. He used it to travel between Little Rock, AR and Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX. The 351 Cleveland engine was awesome! It had get up and go and wasn’t too hard on the wallet. It was a 2DR landau, white with camel interior. I moved on to a sportier car in the early ’80’s. My Mom kept the LTD and used it to commute to work from Arlington, TX to downtown Dallas everyday. After 387 thousand miles, regular maintenance and retirement. The LTD was again in my driveway. This was the hardest vehicle to trade off. My LTD had served the family well until 1998. I was now committed to Fords forever!

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In the world of cars the mustang is my absolute favorite. But there is one thing that this car lacks most of all and that is performance handling. take a look at european cars compared to them we are in the stone ages yes i know the new mustang is wider and lowered also it has independent suspention all four tires, we will wait to see what it can do. Also we have a 5L engine that stock puts out around 450 HP really? how is it smaller engines can dut out the same? what i am trying to say is the mustang is an iconic car and when it first came out it was top of the line, throught the years of mustangs life it has fallen into a rut of terrible design untill the you have the 2005 or newer model. but performance on the track has still been lacking if ford wants to keep up in the world they need to have a faster, lighter and well it has already got the looks down but come on please for the pride of our country put money aside and make something amazing that can show the world what America can make out of its own garage! Thank you
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