1971 Ford Mustang Overview

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1971 Ford Mustang Overview

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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    I have wrong price listed. Shown as $35000000. Should be $35000

    13 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

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    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.

    151 views with 5 answers (last answer 5 years ago)
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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...

    171 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 years ago)

    Shocks

    im trying to install new shocks on the front, and new ball joints, how would i go about doing this?

    94 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 years ago)