Look, I get it. Somebody out there loves the Mustang II. Possibly more than one person. But the Mustang II was such a kick in the nuts to the Pony car lover when it was released in 1974. People try and sugar coat it — oh, it was the right car for the right time, but let’s not mix metaphors here. It was the worst Mustang of all time (at least until the Mach-E.) And don’t try to confuse the fact that enthusiasts put the Mustang II rack and pinion (and other M2 parts) into many hot rods — it’s not like any mother ever said “I love my son, he’ll make a great organ donor some day.” No…the Mustang II could be nuked from the history of the automobile and we’d all be better for it…but…BUT…if I had to drive a Mustang II…gun-to-my-head…I’d drive this next thing. Find this 1977 Ford Mustang II with 351W offered for $12,500 in Milford, WA via craigslist. Tip from Cory.
A stock 80s Ford Fairmont 2-door won’t get your blood pumping even in the sweet fastback-ish Futura trim (similar to a Mercury Zephyr Z-7…if that helps). Even the healthiest 5-liter V8 version only pushed 139 horsepower at a leisurely 3600 rpm…but that’s nothing that a crate motor swap won’t fix. Find this 1981 Ford Fairmont Futura […]
If you are a gear-head, your taste in 60’s spooky sitcoms probably leans more towards the Munsters vs. The Addams Family. The Munsters had their Barris Koach and Grandpa’s Drag-u-la whereas all the Addams Family had was a V-12 Packard. Maybe if they had this VW with a 351 Windsor in it, your viewing habits […]