Like Father, Like Son And Then...grandson.
NOV
29

In 1968 my dad bought his first new car, a Mustang coupe with 289 and C4 automatic. He loved that car, ended up putting 200,000+ miles on it before being forced to sell it do to rusted out floors. It was the first car I ever drove, born in 1978 I was a decade late on seeing this car new, however that didn’t stop me from driving it. When I was roughly 5 years old my dad pulled into a 7-11. He went inside, and left me in the Mustang with it running. I quickly jumped to the drivers seat and put the car in reverse. My dad ended up seeing me and getting to me before I got too far, but the love affair was on. Before I turned 16 I must have memorized every fact from April 16, 1964 on. All I did was read about Mustangs. When I turned 16 I was lucky enough to drive a family friends 1984.5 Convertible GT350. When I was ready to buy my own, I got my hands on a 1967 Mustang coupe, 289 C-code with C4. I loved that car and drove it through college. I then made my rounds with other brands, but now as finances have allowed I own a 1966 GT and a 2009 Shelby GT500. My son, who is only 4, drives a Power Wheels Mustang. All three sit in the garage, all in red. My son and I take weekly cruises in the ‘66 and my dad just watches as his son and grandson continue a tradition he started back in 1968.

Related Tags
mustang

Have a story of your own to tell?
Submit Your Story
1 COMMENTS ON THIS STORY
Rhys Page what a nice story, very good
2 year(s) ago via
This discussion is missing your voice.

Your comment has been received and will be reviewed.
Thought of something else? Add another comment.
Comments are moderated in accordance with the
Ford Story Rules of Conduct.
Mustang
Mustang
Share the Love.
Choose the badge that speaks to you and take the first step into the amazing world of Ford Social.
Learn More >
Check out the family of badges on your dashboard.
View your Dashboard
Flickr
Caffeine & Cobras Event At Chicago Auto Show
Ford eBay Store
2013 Ford Mustang at Maxim After Party
Caffeine & Cobras Event At Chicago Auto Show
The Lost Mustang
YouTube
800000 Mile Mustang
Return of the Boss 302 Mustang
Jamal Hameedi Talks About the 2011 Shelby GT500
Promo Promo Promo
Register Now
SOCIAL NETWORKS
|
RSS
|
|
EVENTS
|
BLOGS
|
ABOUT