My First And Last Car (Same Car)
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In July of 1976, my dad took me car shopping. I was 16 years and had a part-time job for about 6 months. I think he already picked out the car but he let me believe I did. We bought a used 1970 Mach 1. I could not believe this was going to be my first car! Fast forward to today and I still have this same Mustang (37 years later). I have kept a love for Mustangs and have added to my stable over the years a 1967 convertible, 1969 Mach 1, 1990 LX (7-up) convertible and just last year a 2013 Shelby GT500 (awesome car!!!) . Ford and Mustangs have been and will continue to be part of who I am. The title “My First and Last Car” will stay true as I plan to keep my first car forever.

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Devin F you had this mustang for 37 years EPIC!!!! just one thing is that a BOSS 302
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Ford Engineers really need to do a better job designing the 3rd Row Power Fold Seats with a locking mechanism. This has happened to me to many times and when I called Ford to comment I was told I was the first to bring this up.  Below are a few comments from a recent Ford Explorer forum...  I sure wish Ford had installed a switch that disables the 3rd row seat control. I had ours packed for a trip and when I was moving an item it bumped the seat controls and caused the seat to try and fold up on the cargo. Not a happy situation! That's funny- I was thinking exactly the same thing last weekend. We were on our way to the lake and I had a car full of family plus 2 friends for the kids. The third row driver's side seat was flat for storage and filled with stuff, including a cooler full of food. We stopped on the way to fill two 5-gallon gas cans for the boat. As I was wiggling the second can into position, something bumped the seat switch and everything started to move. You can imagine the brief, "Oh, #$%@!" moment when I thought the gas can was going to get folded onto the kid sitting in the third row seat. Fortunately, the resistance sensor stopped the process but I was thinking two things: 1) Those switches need to be recessed and/or relocated. I've bumped them before. 2) I would like a master on/off switch for them. And a third thing pops into mind: If those switches were moved, maybe they could have a storage bin with a door in that panel- that would be great! Yesterday we had a car full of family (kids in the back) and I was moving some items around in the cargo area when I bumped the switch that caused the whole thing to try to collapse. Kids were in the back and the damn thing literally squished them up against the second seats... Tears, screaming all sorts of hell broke loose. Luckily I was able to grab the head rests as they were going over - and literally ripped the whole seat backwards and broke it off the mechanism. This is a big problem, and I demand to know what ford is going to do about it. If it was my wife and not me, who knows how the kids would have got out of there??? This has happened in the past with luggage, but now that kids are involved I think this is a recall issue - very poor design. I commend your ideas on an override switch, but that shouldn't be needed - how about the seats reverse when you simply push the opposite button for which it is trying to do a the time of the issue? Ridiculous and unacceptable engineering. I guess when they dumped Volvo all the safety minds left too huh?!
Needs a 3rd Row Power Seats Disabling / Locking Switch
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