1983 Ford Mustang Overview


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GL Hatchback
GLX Convertible
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GLX Hatchback
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2 national listings
GT Convertible
GT Turbo
LX Convertible

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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 18 reviews

All Around Excellent Car Easy To Drive Even Easier To Look At by Jason
 — in 1983 ford released the 5.0 for the first time since the mid 70s they came stock in the mustang gt. at 180 horse it could have had more to offer but to the weight ratio of the car its a good balance... Read More
Fun V-8 Car To Drive by meanoldmoe
 — This is my 2nd FOX chassis car and is the same year as my first mustang. Both are 5.0L with 4 bbl carbs. Power top works fine, but does have a bigger blind spot behind the rear 1/4 glass than a regu... Read More
"not A Bad Little Car" by scareme2
 — I have a 1983 forrd mustang which has a v-6 engine and automatic transmission.. It is a rear wheel drive with 14 inch tires. The carberation and exhaust is all origional, It has relativley low miles a... Read More

1983 Ford Mustang Overview

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Based on 18 reviews

1983 Ford Mustang

1982 - power. 1983 - the convertible. 1984 - the world??? The early eighties were truly the start of the Mustang's rise back out of the muck and into the forefront of the muscle car community. The 1983 Ford Mustang was available as a convertible, a trim which had been absent from the line-up for much too long.

The engines were also once again improved, with the 3.3-liter upped to a 3.8-liter V6. Perhaps the biggest change was the switch from a two-barrel carburetor to a new four-barrel version, boosting horsepower to 175.

Like the old ads used to say, "The Boss is back."


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Ford Mustang Questions


Is 111,000 Good Mileage On A 1983 Mustang 5.0?

I'm thinking of buying a 1983 Mustang 5.0 that has 111,000 miles on it, for 3,000, is it a good buy?

22 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Ryan Nickolas

Would This Engine Swap Be Possible?

so i have a 1983 mustang gl running stock with a 3.8 v6. im pretty sure it can work but i just want to make sure before i go get an engine to throw in. would it be possible to put in a ford 302 crat...

29 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
Cyndi Hardigree


V8 5.0 liter

12 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

Why Am I Not Receiving Any Responses When I Reply To The E-mail Inquires. H...

When I receive an e-mail inquiry, I reply with a mess. to call my cell # and never hear back from anyone. This has happened with every inquiry. Is there a way to check if my response is going thru?

22 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

Older 302 To A Roller 302 Will The Distibuter Work In The New Motor? Any Id...

i have a 83 gt and am putting an 89 roller motor stroked to 347 just wondering what i need to buy in advance to make the swap easy.

101 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)