1979 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1979 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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Jack2007 writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Base Review
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5

Pros

Low Mileage, Strong Motor

Cons

Needs body work

Jack2007
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I Love My Stang — I have a 1979 Mustang in fair condition. Has 75703 original miles. Needs some body work but a damn good strong motor and good interior. For the price I can't complain. I love it!!!!!!!!!

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:700

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Chaz75 writes:
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5

Pros

Not very stock

Cons

some stock parts

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1979 Mustang, Modified — I am the seccond owner of the car, i love the body style and they have so much potential. Overall this car stock isn't very good at all because it is an american muscle car, but mine has all around independ suspension, 17 inch cobra rims, 9 inch rear, 347 stroker with holly 670 street avenger carb, hooker headers, weind intake, hooker exhaust with flomaster 40 series mufflers, with the origional paint and interior.

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Doug writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Pacecar Review
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5

Pros

its a ford

Cons

it runs but she needs a lil tlc

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1979 Ford Mustang — I was gonna put a lil work into this car and then sell it. but after looking over the car. for a 79 the car is solid. so im gonna gut this thing out this spring and do a major over haul. gonna rebuild the motor and put in a new tranny. and im updating the interior to a 91 gt with custom guages

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Spencer writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Cobra Review
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5

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its very fast and it has a lot of miles on it

Cons

its has small steering wheel space to drive

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Its A Very Good Car — This car is WAY better than some stupid newer model mustang it can kick but at the drag race track i put some nos in it and so far iv won every race there i reccomend getting one if you like racing and going to car shows

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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P.J.'s_'79_5.0 writes:
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P.J.'s_'79_5.0
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Regular Maintenance On 5.0 V8 — Regular maintenance is a must for all cars, but the previous owner neglected this one. Slowly but surely I've replaced everything except the transmission.I've done all the work myself, & it was easy. Now I just drive it & check fluid levels, & never have to add or fix anything 'till the next service... except gas. To help traction I put on larger rear tires & a thicker sway bar.The car doesn't spin out now,& corners excellent without leaning. Good luck finding one... I've only seen a few left on the road. Plenty at the wrecker though. I never broke down once in 14 yrs. The car never left me stranded... Regular routine maintenance really works.

Owner for 15 years, 4 months

Miles Driven per Year:7,000

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John writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Cobra Review
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5

Pros

Turbos are sweet

Cons

no 5 speed

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1979 Mustang Cobra Built 2.3 Turbo — 79 Cobra 2.3L turbo car with cam exhaust needs work but is still fun to drive

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Jake writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Pacecar Review
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5

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FAST and cheap to build

Cons

Hard to find parts for body

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1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car — With the 302 bored .030 over and Boss 302 cam and better flowing heads this thing gets up and really hauls ass. There have been a few things I've had to fix, throw out bearing, rear-end, and now the transmission has givin up the ghost. That's the downside of having a muscle car. If it's fast and reliable it ain't cheap. Other than that it's been a blast to own and I'll probably keep it for a long time.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ashley writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Base Review
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4

Pros

it puts you back in the seat

Cons

it will beat you in a race

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Should I Turn The Nos On? — its a 79 mustang with a 429, 650 holley carb, b&m shifter, nos, 10.5 in slicks. we have put a few different motors in it. It is now a Ofrd blue with black racing strips. the whole inside has been gutted out. Over all, the will run in the low 8's on a 1/8 mile track.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ryan writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Ghia Review
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5

Pros

its a mustang you can still find 79 thru 82's for pretty cheap

Cons

because of the short 3 year run for the early fox body mustangs it can bee tricky to find body panels for them and they arent feul injected these cars arent for the faint harted

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1979 Mustangs — what i lkike about this car is its ugly and mean looking i built the car 4 years ago when i was 14and it has been a great running car and i have alot of races won with it it has a 302 that board .30 overwith a big cam and headers it also has frame ties and full rear suspension soon its going to have a victor jr. intale and a 410 gear and after that im going to be done for now

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Al writes:
1979 Ford Mustang Cobra Review
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4

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corners and braking and off the line very nice.

Cons

interior sucked.

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Not Bad For A Fox Body Mustang — it had the turbo badges and someone transplanted the 302 into it. Honestly it was hard to get the proper parts for it since it had everything smaller than the v8 cars. when it was all done it was very fast like any other 302 GT.

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