FOR SALE! Engine size See all 17 photos. N/A Vehicle Use; Service … My SC vs V6 late 90s V6 auto mustang. Transmission We’ve all played Gex 3 for ps1/N64 so I know we’re all aware of the first level, the snow/Christmas level. The Mustang became Ford's main challenger in the early years of Group A touring car racing in Europe and Australia. This new GT model featured a re-engineered 157 hp (117 kW; 159 PS) 302 cu in (4.9 L) "5 Liter(The "5.0")" engine with new valves, a more aggressive cam (from a 1973 351W Torino application), a larger twin-barrel carburetor, a revised firing order, and a better breathing intake and exhaust system. The unique front fascia featured an offset hood intake duct for the turbo intercooler and a grill-less nose with sunken single rectangular sealed beam headlamps, flush inboard parking lamps and wraparound outer turn signal lamps. No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. 145 (base)215 (GT) The 1979 model year Mustang was based on the Fox platform. Sentry. Late 80s early 90s mustang. It was dropped for 1982 in the United States, while remaining available in Canada. 1981 and 1982 models (coupe and hatchback) received horizontally-ribbed Capri taillights, plus a Capri front fascia for the 1982 model. 1 31 Photos. Some 164345592736 Anyone who had a PC in the late 90s has played these games, often for hours. Ford responded by continuing production of the rear-wheel drive Mustang, and proceeded to rename the front-wheel-drive version as the Probe, which ended up being a replacement for the Escort-based Ford EXP.[9]. The 2.3 L turbocharged inline-four produced initially 175 hp (130 kW) for 1984, uprated to 205 hp (153 kW) beginning halfway through the 1985 model year, and ending with 200 hp (149 kW) for 1986. A SVO option was available for the 1984 model. The turbo 2.3, plagued with reliability issues, was an option through 1981. Mustang and its arch rivals, the Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird, all compete in the same large-sport-coupe market segment. As of the 1991 model year, the third generation Ford Mustang's lineup consisted of eight trim levels: two for the 2-door coupe (LX and LX 5.0), and three each for the 2-door convertible and hatchback (GT, LX and LX 5.0). Go. By the mid-1980s, Mustang sales were slumping. The Cobra, with its enhanced 240-horsepower 5.0-liter V8, will be sold through a network of some 750 Special Vehicle Team (SVT) dealers. share. Stang Well-Known Member. The wheelbase was 5 in (127 mm) shorter than the Fairmont/Zephyr series at 100.5 in (2,553 mm) (nearly the same as the outgoing European Ford Capri and over 4 in (102 mm) longer than the Mustang II). "1987-1993 Foxbody Mustang Engine Specifications", "The Ford Mustang 25th Anniversary Celebration", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ford_Mustang_(third_generation)&oldid=996099119, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 December 2020, at 14:49. I also like the 80's models. The black bumper rub strips and side moldings on LX models were now body-colored. 1 of 2 Go to page. This Fierce Fox-Body Ford Mustang Is a ’90s Notchback Throwback Gen X-er builds the Mustang he would have wanted in high school. The 1983 model had a Capri front fascia, whereas the 1984 model had the standard Mustang front fascia. The '95 'Stang gallops into the new season virtually unchanged. 4. Joined Feb 12, 2015 Posts 6,355 Reaction score 3,212 Location NJ Vehicle(s) 2018 EB Prem. Well horsepower started going up in the 90's so as far as faster the newer the better. The front fascia was restyled with a more rounded nose and reshaped grill. The automaker had plans this engine would usher in a new era in performance. I ate his lunch up to 110, then he pulled me when I … The black interior featured Recaro seats with patterned black and white inserts. Item details; Lot of 7 90s/2000s Hot Wheels still in package. late 80's or early 90's mustang or camaro? save hide report. Sales were over 100,000 units a year, but were minimal compared to previous numbers. 2014 Mustang. We’ve got evil Santa, a snowboard section at the end, naughty elves to tail whack. 6 (base)8 (GT) I need at least one 15" wheel for a late '90s Mustang, like the one in the pictures. I'm on the fence deciding whether to get a cheap SUV for winter (they get harsh up north) or a late 90's Mustang (yeah, they're old, but it's still kind of a cool car). Available were the 2.3 L (140 cu in) four-cylinder Turbo with mandatory four-speed manual transmission or the 4.94 L (301 cu in) (The "5.0")V8 with either an overdrive 4-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission. Engines for the 1979–1982 models included the 88 hp (66 kW) 2.3 L Pinto inline-four, 109 hp (81 kW) 2.8 L Cologne V6 (made by Ford of Germany), and the 140 hp (104 kW) 302 cu in (4.9 L) V8; which was marketed as a 5.0 L engine and front fenders badged as such. The 5.0 engine was available on lower trim models. Cobra Jet Well-Known Member. "[5] Body styles for the Mustang included a coupe (notchback) and hatchback. However, company executives were swayed by consumer opinion and the rear-wheel drive Mustang stayed, while the front wheel drive version was renamed the Ford Probe. Enthusiasts group the generation into two segments: the 1979–1986 cars, with their quad headlight arrangement, and the 1987–1993 cars, with their aerodynamic composite headlamps and front fascia styling. However, the three actual pace cars were fitted with a T-top by Cars & Concepts of Brighton, MI. So I've been wanting to get a rwd again and was wanting something that would be relatively reliable for daily driving and was just wondering what you guys have to say about the 4.8 for that? V6 Mustang Forums (1979-2004) V6 Talk. Door map pockets and clear coat paint also became standard for the 1990 Mustang, along with the availability of optional leather interior trim. It underwent updates for 1987, and for a time seemed destined for replacement with a front-wheel drive Mazda platform. The turbocharged 2.3 L four-cylinder also returned mid-year 1983, now fuel-injected, and producing 145 hp (108 kW). A revised roof for the convertible allowed the top to fold closer to the body. Have build receipt, pistons alone are $600 reason for selling is I run the the 351s. Aero headlamps finally appeared on the 1985½ SVO. A five-speed manual option arrived late during the 1980 model year, originally only in the 2.3-liter four-cylinder engines. Johnson had a race win in the Group A support race for the 1985 Australian Grand Prix, as well as several placings in the 1985 and 1986 Australian Touring Car Championships. In 1993, Ford switched to cast hypereutectic pistons for all 302 cu in (4.9 L) engines and also re-rated the GT to 205 hp (153 kW) and 275 ft⋅lbf (373 N⋅m) of torque. Stang; Start Date Dec 27, 2019; 1; 2; Next. N/A Number of Owners. The 302 cu in (4.9 L) 5.0L Mustangs became popular with the aftermarket performance industry. Rear-wheel drive 1 Year-to-year changes 1.1 1991 1.2 1994 1.3 1995 2 Retail prices 3 Shipping prices 4 Gallery 5 Video Clips As of the 1991 model year, the third generation Ford Mustang's lineup consisted of eight trim levels: two for the 2-door coupe (LX and LX 5.0), and three each for the 2-door convertible and hatchback (GT, LX and LX 5.0). Scotty Lachenauer Writer. An improved version would return in the new-for-1983 Turbo GT. The success came at a price when by the late ‘90s, Ford Explorers' propensity to rollover brought in bad publicity, later attributed to Firestone tires. This change slightly reduced factory horsepower, but it made Mustangs much easier to modify. The interior received an all new dash, center console and revised seat and door trim. Horsepower Is it just me or do late 90s/early 2000s Mustangs and Camaros just look really bad? GTs featured new round fog lamps and gained aerodynamic lower bodyside skirting and new turbine style 15-inch (380 mm) wheels. Jan 31, 2018 - Late Model Restoration gives you a closer look at some of the rare Fox Body Mustangs offered from Ford throughout the late 70s and early 90s! Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Shortly after the model year started an 89 hp (66 kW) 3.3 L straight-six engine was available. The removable panel roof option would not become an available option until the 1981 model year. The Mustang, using the 4.9 L V8 engine, only saw a limited life as a contender in the various European championships, being replaced by 1985 by the turbocharged Ford Sierra XR4Ti. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 30 Posts. The new Mustang SVO appeared first in 1984 and was produced through 1986. In 1986, the Mustang GT saw drivetrain including a new 10.5" (from 10") clutch. It featured larger brakes, Koni shocks and struts, engine oil cooler, power steering cooler, and rear seat delete. Only four colors were offered on the GT model and they consisted of dark red, bright red, silver, and black. As before, the Formula and Trans Am again received a close derivative of the Corvette's LS1 5.7-liter V8, as the LT1 V8s were discontinued. They featured red GT350 rocker stripes and tri-bar Pony emblems on the front fenders. After 1984, the TRX option was retired for the Mustang. Rebuilt roller 302, 5.0 mustang shortblock. The potent Cobra is available only with a 5-speed manual transmission. Revamped interior quarter panels for the 1990 model year did away with the side armrests for rear seat passengers, but gained large speaker panels for improved sound quality for the stereo. 1; 2; First Prev 2 of 2 Go to page. The door handles, door locks, antenna, and roof drip rail were bright. It also formed the basis for the "SSP" (Special Service Package) cars that were used by government and police law enforcement, and were almost exclusively ordered in the 2-door sedan bodystyle. 83 With 90s Body Parts: Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech: 1: Aug 31, 2015: Fox Late 90s Explorer 5.0 In 1988 Mustang: 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-7: Jan 7, 2014: 90s roller engine going in my 64 mustang: Classic Mustang Specific Tech: 29: Apr 20, 2013: Does anyone remember a member from back in the day with a 90 LX, 86 GT, & 90s Coupe? Color-coordinated dual pinstripes in the wraparound body-side moldings and bumpers, as well as COBRA decals on the doors were standard. [8]. 3.8 liters (base)5.0 liters (GT) With the SVO discontinued, models were now pared down to LX and GT. [7] The T-top option debuted in 1981.[7]. Ford also recognized the 20th Anniversary of the Mustang with the GT350, essentially a limited run of GTs and Turbo GTs. In addition to making the power driver's seat optional instead of standard, and adding an AM/FM stereo with CD and premium sound, the '95 Mustang adds two new colors, Sapphire Blue and Silver Frost, while dropping Iris and Opal Frost. New, wider horizontal taillights with dedicated amber turn signals replaced the vertical sectioned units. The Traction-Lok limited-slip differential was available for the first time in 1981, with all engine combinations. The late ‘90s saw the Firebird getting a mid-cycle refresh and GM giving the V8 powertrains a bit more oomph. The last time we had WO1 in the Navy was in the late 90s and that was in the Nurse Corp. 1 decade ago. Sneaking onto the list is Star Wars Episode 1: Battle for Naboo, an arcade-style action adventure game based on the events in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. Wanted: Mustang parts - $100. Drivetrains consisted of the 2.3 L (140 cu in) four-cylinder Turbo with mandatory four-speed manual transmission (131 horsepower) or the 4.2 L (255 cu in) V8 (115-122 hp) with either an overdrive 4-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission. MPG 5 Answers. They are all simple and mostly terrible but for many, these were the first taste of pc gaming. Drive 02-jun-2015 - Late Model Restoration gives you a closer look at some of the rare Fox Body Mustangs offered from Ford throughout the late 70s and early 90s! The 255 was the only V8 offered in 1980 and 1981. https://90scars.fandom.com/wiki/Ford_Mustang?oldid=13766. [13] Through its retirement in 1993, there would be few changes in the model line, but the changes would be visual. 9 Jeep Cherokee XJ: So Common, They Went Unnoticed. The Fox body Mustang was manufactured in Ford's Cuatitlan Itzcalli plant (located in Mexico City) from 1979 to 1984. Rear spoilers were not included on the 1979 models, as they made their debut on the mid year introduction of the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car replica. The 4.2 Liter V8 was available for the last time on all Mustang models and only with an automatic transmission. In 1982, the Cobra model was dropped in favor of the Mustang GT, which returned after 13 years. The GT included the front air dam with fog lamps and the rear spoiler from the 1979 Pace Car and the 1980 and 1981 Cobras. All Parts & Accessories; All Vehicles; Late Model Vehicles (471) Ford (107) Mustang (64) Bronco (5) Cobra (1) Crown Victoria (1) Escape (1) Excursion (3) Expedition (1) F-150 (8) F-250 (1) F-350 (1) F-450 (1) F-550 (1) F-550 Super Duty (1) F650 (1) Focus (1) GT (3) Pickup (1) Shelby Mustang (1) Taurus (1) Thunderbird (10) See More; REFINE BY. I ask that all of you welcome them to our community and to the wardroom. 10 comments. The 1980 Cobra (5,550 produced) and the 1981 Cobra (1,821 produced) received a new front bumper and air dam with fog lights, non functional cowl-type hood scoop, and rear spoiler (all carried over from the earlier Pace Car replicas). This was also the first Mustang to the use the "Blue Oval" Ford emblem on the exterior, both front and rear. A 1984 SVO coupe was also offered complete with SVO taillights. 5,260 hatchback and convertible models were built, all trimmed with Oxford White exteriors and Canyon Red interiors. Ford commemorated this event with a mid-year "Indy 500" Pace Car version (10,478 produced). Joined Dec 21, 2019 Posts 212 Reaction score 206 Location Texas First Name Jim Vehicle(s) 2019 Mustang GT Premium PP1 A10 Dec 27, 2019. Following the second oil crisis in 1979, the 302 cu in (4.9 L) "5.0" engine was dropped in favor of a new 255 cu in (4.2 L) V8 due to its better fuel economy. The 1979 Cobra (17,579 produced) featured black grille, trim and moldings (with the exception of the sail panels which were painted body color), as well as black lower body paint. The Ford Mustang was chosen as the Official Pace Car of the 1979 Indianapolis 500. For 1984, the GL and GLX were dropped, leaving L, GT and Turbo GT while adding new additions, the LX and SVO. Thread starter W.O.T. All three models, the base Mustang, the GT and the Cobra, are available in coupe and convertible versions. Late Model Vehicles; Ford; Mustang; category. I'm not talking about Foxbody Mustangs or 90-92 Camaros. Finally, 1993 also marked the end of the "official" SSP Police/government Mustangs, though some agencies continued buying standard Mustangs for undercover or highway interceptor use. Two trim levels were available: the base model and the more luxurious Ghia model. Car classification 2DR Coupe2DR Convertible via YouTube. However, the full length hood scoop from those models did not carry over and the smaller 1979 Cobra hood scoop made its return on the GT. Under the newly established Ford SVT division, the 1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra was offered with the 302 cu in (4.9 L) V8 that produced 235 hp (238 PS; 175 kW) at 5000 rpm and 285 lb⋅ft (386 N⋅m) of torque at 4000 rpm. [12] Finally, in 1989, Ford resources began to focus on the next Mustang, due to debut in late 1993. The 986-generation Porsche Boxster debuted in late 1996, three years after the original Boxster Concept broke cover at the Detroit auto show. Anyone from late 90s-mid 2000s Corral forums hang out here? They subsequently announced that they would replace the rear-wheel drive Mustang with a Mazda-derived front-wheel-drive version. I'm a college student so not looking for the newest and greatest thing, just a fun and decently powerful rwd car. Or maybe I'm … I HAVE to get a late 90s mustang. [11] The E7 cylinder heads were sourced from the truck line after the 1986 swirl-port design demonstrated performance problems. You’re right – this is the third-generation Ford Mustang, which went into production in 1978. The 255 was mated only with the three-speed automatic transmission. Description: Used 1989 Ford Mustang GT with RWD, Fog Lights, Bucket Seats, Alloy Wheels, Luggage Rack, Limited Slip Differential, Locking Differential, Cloth Seats, and Compact Spare Tire. Go. Thread starter W.O.T. Interior Cobra specific parts on all '79-'81 Cobras included "Engine Turned" dash bezels and three COBRA emblems - one in each door panel and one on the passenger side dash bezel. Firebalt has stage 1 and a muffler with a driver mod, mustang has obviously an exhaust, and cams that were heard at the stoplight. Ford's only gesture at a 25th Anniversary Mustang was small, a passenger-side dashboard emblem with galloping-horse logo affixed to all models built between 27 March 1989, and the end of model-year 1990. I just can not imagine how an executive looked at these things and decided they were proper muscle/pony cars. Anyone from late 90s-mid 2000s Corral forums hang out here? W.O.T. Relevance. Then in the ’70s, the vee made its debut in the second-generation Mustang II by way of the 2.8 liter Cologne motor. These Mexican built Mustangs had a hybrid appearance from 1981 until 1984, using some Mercury Capri body parts. View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Sep 2008 … Mandatory driver side air bags and rear seat shoulder belts made its debut in 1990. A Cobra R model was also produced for 1993 that used the same engine as the regular Cobra. The 1991 model year changes to the 2.3 L I4 engines included an increase in horsepower (from 88 to 105) due to a revised cylinder head with two spark plugs per cylinder. The Capri body style was used for the 1983–1984 hatchback models which featured a "bubble" glass hatch lift gate, Capri taillights, and Capri wide fenders, although 1984 models had the regular Mustang front fascia. The majority of the convertibles were equipped with the new 3.8 L V6 and shared the same four barrel 5.0 V8 as the GT, with both 5 speed manual and automatic transmissions in the GLX trim, though 993 GT models were also produced. With the mass air system, changes made to the intake, engine, and exhaust system would be recognized and compensated for by the ECU, resulting in a correct air/fuel ratio and optimum power. Ford Mustang [4] "Ford built the 1979 Mustang around a platform it would share with more humble cars in the Lincoln-Mercury-Ford corporate family in order to keep development and construction costs down. … While most of the Mustang was carried over in late 1982 for 1983, there were some changes and improvements on the then five-year-old "Fox-platform" model. Similar to the 1990 7-Up Mustang, for 1992, Ford produced 3,333 special Spring-edition (1992-1/2) LX 5.0 convertible with a Vibrant Red exterior and Oxford White leather interiors. The Mustang GT received a four-barrel carburetor and a new intake manifold, bringing power to 175 hp (130 kW). 2014 Mustang Ford Mustang American Muscle Cars Mustangs Fox Vehicles Life Modern Ford … - Unknown303. Mustang's option list shows an ear-wax-melting 230-watts-per-channel, Mach 460 killer sound system with 10 speakers. The Mustang GT received new E5AE cylinder heads, a revised Holley four-barrel carburetor, a new and more aggressive roller camshaft (only in models with the manual transmission), less restrictive exhaust manifolds, and a pseudo-dual exhaust which brought more power to a conservatively rated 210 hp (157 kW) engine. For 1990, Mustang added a new steering wheel featuring an airbag, and a revised lower driver's-side dash panel with knee bolster. So I’m going to name a deep cut like Gex 3 Deep Cover Gecko. But by the late-’90s tastes had changed and folding metal roofs were in fashion. Featuring more subdued styling than the GT, the Cobra used Ford's new GT-40 high-performance engine equipment. Since 1964, the Ford Mustang has been an iconic sight on American highways. "Masked Bandit is a gateway drug for frugal spending." Answer Save. And while the less said about the II the better, it also marked the first time the ‘Stang got a four-banger, the 2.3 cylinder Lima, which powered the Pinto and would live on, astonishingly, until the late ’90s. Base-model Mustang prices exceeded $10,000 for the first time, and sales began to drop. The 1993 Mustang was the first for a CD player to be optional from the factory. Sports car No major changes were seen for 1988, although the T-top roof option for hatchbacks was discontinued midyear. Price: $18,995. Share with: Link: Copy link. Graphics included belt-line stripes, a redesigned hood decal, and "COBRA" decals on both the side quarter windows and the rear spoiler. 1995-1996 Ford Mustang 2-door convertible, Front view of the 1996 Ford Mustang Cobra coupe, 1995-1996 Ford Mustang Cobra 2-door convertible. The seldom used individual power window switches, mounted within the quarter panel speaker grilles in the back seat of convertible models, were removed. The federally-mandated center high-mounted brake light was mounted on the now-standard rear spoiler for hatchbacks, inside the bottom of the rear window of the notchback and on the rear edge the standard luggage rack on convertibles. Thread starter #1 Just curious to know if anyone from … Options such as air conditioning and a stereo system were not available on the Cobra R. Production of the third generation Mustang concluded in September 1993. 1; 2; Next. The available tilt-steering wheel, however, was discontinued in favor of the revised airbag-equipped steering column. The Cobra appearance package also made its debut in 1979 and would continue through both the 1980 and 1981 model years. A new "Quadra-Shock" rear suspension, which replaced the slapper bars with horizontally mounted axle shocks, became available after a few months of production. A new model, the limited edition Cobra, joined the lineup in March '94. For 1989, the Mustang's speed density computer system was replaced with a mass air system (1988 Mustangs sold in California also had the MAF system). dale a. The 7.5" rear-end was eliminated in V8 models in favor of the stronger 8.8" rear-end, with the 7.5" relegated to the 2.3L (SVO included) and 3.8L applications. Most 1990 cars (as did most late 1989 Mustangs) received a 25 anniversary tri-bar pony dash emblem. Options also include antilock brakes, air conditioning and 17-in. Late '90s v8 for daily driving? Late '80s Mustang GT I've always like the looks of that generation of Mustang and I might be looking to pick something up for cheap this spring. They look great. The power picture starts with a 145-horsepower V6 for the base car, with a 215-hp 5.0-liter V8 for the GT. Favorite Answer . Sales of the Turbo GT were hurt by a higher base price but lower performance than the 5.0, and the lack of available air conditioning with that powertrain. The front end was restyled to look more like the SVO which gave the car more of an "Aero" look, in keeping with Ford's overall modern styling direction. The Ghia model was discontinued. Two 302 V8s were available, a carbureted version (manual transmission cars), or a new 165 hp (123 kW) electronically fuel-injected engine (automatic-transmission cars). I'd like the option of getting a light fishing boat next summer but I don't know if the Mustang would be okay for hauling it. Body style V8-equipped models received new 16" five-spoke 'star' alloy rims. Thanks. All were finished in two-tone pewter and black with orange and red graphics. In the ‘90s and during much of the early 2000s, the Jeep Cherokee XJ was so commonly seen, they became part of the American ‘90s halcyon days. Production ended with the introduction of the fourth-generation Mustang (SN-95) for the 1994 model year. Central fuel injection was used on the non-turbo 2.3 in automatic versions, but was dropped the following year in favor of more efficient multi-port fuel injection. It underwent updates for 1987, and for a time seemed destined for replacement with a front-wheel drive Mazda platform. Supplies of the 2.8 L V6 proved inadequate leading to it being discontinued in late 1979. 02-10-2010, 11:32 AM #2. 67% Upvoted. Late in the model year, Deep Emerald Green exterior paint was offered on a convertible with the 5.0L V8, white interior, and GT wheels. Buyers fall into two groups, those who want a sporty-looking car larger than a Japanese import, and those who want a true high-performance sports car. The third-generation Mustang was produced by Ford from 1978 until 1993. 1985 saw the departure of the L and Turbo GT, leaving the LX, GT, and SVO. [10] The V6 option was discontinued while the 2.3 L four-cylinder gained fuel injection, leaving only the 2.3 L four-cylinder and the 302 cu in (4.9 L) V8 (The "5.0"). I'm talking about the kind they were selling around 99. 5-speed manual4-speed automatic Aug 1, 2020 - Vintage late 80s early 90s blue Mustang needlecord mom jeans These beautiful high waisted indigo blue cords have the nicest textured corduroy and a lovely... - Sold by @secondlifevintage 20/30 (base)17/25 (GT). For 1985, the front fascia was restyled with a grill-less nose with a horizontal air intake slot. Hagerty (Insurance), specializing in classic cars, calls the introduction of the first 200 hp (149 kW; 203 PS) Mustang in 1985 the end of the Malaise era in American auto design. Wicked Fabrication has become the go-to shop for late-model Coyote V-8 swaps, and Byron Tudor’s 1967 Mustang is the latest example. All were carried over from the Mustang II line. Jun 27, 2019. I believe … Also for 1993, Limited Edition models featured a Chrome Yellow exterior with black or white leather interior, or a Vibrant white exterior with white leather interior. Ford believed that the Mustang had lost its place in the market. The Mustang's competitive life in Group A came to an end at the end of 1986 and was replaced in 1987 by the European designed turbocharged Ford Sierra RS Cosworth. Number of owners unknown. This chassis was "Ford's initiative to build a one-size-fits-all car to serve as a two-door sports car and a four-door family car" with its initial use by the larger Ford Fairmont and Mercury Zephyr twins that debuted in the 1978 model year. [3] A registry of these pace cars is available at [6]. Mustang fans quickly responded and sent Ford hundreds of thousands of letters, asking them to continue production of the rear-wheel drive Mustang. Control for the rear power windows were now relegated to the driver's door switch panel. 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