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Base Convertible
Boss 351
Grande
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Avg. Price: $8,995
Mach 1
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4.85 stars

Based on 13 reviews

Keeping The Dream Alive by Kev
 — I just love everthing about my Mustang. Asome 70 muscle car. AGGHHHHH the good old days..... I have always wanted one of these cars since I saw one brand new in 1971. It took me 36 years to get one an... Read More
Muzzy by Adam
 — The sound of the double pipes out the back! Harley D of cars mean! Blood sweat and tears went into this money pit and after moving all the rust which was doors, rear guards, boot, pass floor, rear flo... Read More
The Amazing P.o.s by Mark
 — The acceleration sucks, the brakes are great, it handles just fine. I had to replace the blinker mechanism. But otherwise I have not done much. It needs a lot of work. Its a standard coupe with a... Read More

1971 Ford Mustang Overview

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1971 Ford Mustang

One of the more popular trims for the 1971 Ford Mustang was the Boss 351, and the "Boss" moniker is very appropriate to the position that the pony car held around its fellow muscle cars. However, in 1971, the Mustang made hardly a splash among enthusiasts, with only 1806 of the Boss Mustangs were produced, a small percentage of the 149,678 released that year.

The 1971 Mustang was part of Ford's attempt to save its failing line of cars. The standard engine was a 250-ci inline 6, but options ranged up to a 429-ci V8 with 375 horsepower. The Mustang was the biggest and longest ever produced, so it was imperative that the engine be able to move the big car along at speeds to which its enthusiasts had become accustomed.

On the outside, the car looked nearly identical to the 1970 model, but the interior was all-new. Power windows now came standard, and different colors were available for the seats. Its was different from all others.

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havenostang
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Ignition Switch

Looking at a 1971 Mustang on ebay---there is an ignition on the column and looks like there is one on the left side of the dash. Just wondering where is the stock location,was something changed? ebay ...

117 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
gillysisland
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What Is The Possibility Of Selling A 1971 Mustang Convertible That Has Been...

It has been stored since 1979. It has 80,000 miles and a one owner car. It is lime green with dark green interior and a black convertible top. It is an automatic.

116 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
John Dunn
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Performance

Ive got a 71 mustang with a 302, looking to do some performance upgrades as far as more horsepower/torque...anyone know some of the easier/cheaper ways to get a little more out of the car?? *though...

201 views with 17 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
John Dunn
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1971 302 Radiator

Anyone know if the radiator is the same for the 302v8 as the 351??? I called Napa as I need a replacement and they arent showing a radiator for the 302. But radiator is the same for the 250 ci L6, 351...

138 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)
moui11
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Hi My Name Is Frank.i Have A Mach1 351c M Code, And I Would Like To Know Ho...

70 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 years ago)