A Boys Dream Car
JUN
16

Before I could use school glue I knew what car I wanted. I wanted a blue Mustang like my big brother’s. He drove me around in it all the time. One time he even let me sit in his lap and steer the wheel around the neighborhood. I loved it. In kindergarten I made this collage of his Blue 1965 Mustang and it won second place and was hung with a red ribbon down at the local convenience store for all of my town to see.

Years later about the time the economy started to go bad I was working for a company that manufactured Ford dealer signage. My job was still paying well and my wife and I were doing well. Ford offered employee discounts to the public and so I finally bought the car of my dreams.

Four days later, myself and over 300 fellow employees lost our jobs when the company went under. We almost had to give the car back, but fortunately the bank worked with us and a couple months later I had a new job and we’re all okay now.

The other day I let my little boy sit in my lap to steer the wheel as we drove the new Mustang around the neighborhood.

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stephen m hunsberger I sold Ford cars for atotal of 35 years,33 of at Chapman Ford in Phila. I to owened a Mustang 1968 G T A conv for 27 years//// And as of -7-9-10 I now owen a 2011 Mustang Conv= truly theres nothing like aMustang//////
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liam My dad used to have 2 ford rangers. The first one was white and the second green. When he sold his white one the guy who bought it didn'tget the cap. A few days ago he sawed it in half and brought it to the dump.[He had to bring home an F-250 to do it. ] The second one he sold with no problem. He got demos so he could bring home whatever car he wanted. So he said 'Why not just bring home a truck from work.' I missed his green truck.
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Teri Temeyosa Wow.... Memories! My Dad had a 1969 Fastback GT Mustang in dark blue w/metal flake. That Mustang had the greatest "rumble"! It had the back seat that folded down flat........ I LOVED laying back below that slanted, fast back window and watching the sky as my Daddy drove. The rumble of the engine, the way the steering w...heel vibrated when we were just idling at a signal light, and watching the sky fly by...........I was completely 'hooked'! I am now almost 47 years old, and even though my father passed away many years ago, I feel connected through our mutual love of Muscle Cars that 'rumble' ♥ The ONLY cars I have ever owned have all been Mustang's. The BULLITT Mustang I have now would make my Dad proud, she has the same throaty rumble & slight vibration as his '69 :) Thanks Dad....you taught me well. *Happy Fathers Day Dad* If heaven has Muscle cars, I'm sure yours is one of the loudest and is definetely a MUSTANG ♥
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