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    Confusion on my original paint color 1971 Sportroof

    pheonix75, Your 1971 Ford Mustang SportsRoof, VIN 1F02H131846, was a Special Paint Order (SPO) car, meaning that it was painted a non-standard (i.e. non-1971 Mustang) paint color when it was built on Friday, November 6, 1970 at the Dearborn Assembly Plant. It was painted under special order...
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    1971 Ford Mustang 429 Production Numbers

    Folks, Here are the production numbers for the 1,865 Ford Mustangs produced during the 1971 model year with the C-code 429-4V CJ & SCJ non-Ram Air engines and the J-code 429-4V CJ & SCJ Ram Air engines: C-code 429-4V CJ non-Ram Air V-8: 294 total - 91 4-speeds: 5 hardtops, 0...
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    429 Production Question

    Folks, The 1,865 Ford Mustangs produced during the 1971 model year with the C-code 429 CJ & SCJ non-Ram Air engines and the J-code 429 CJ & SCJ Ram Air engines were built between August 3, 1970 and August 5, 1971 - the entire 1971 model year. Similarly, the 449 Mercury Cougars produced...
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    1971 Q code

    Folks, This looks like another case where the Car Facts binder and actual Ford assembly plant practices disagree. Of the 79 Mustang Mach 1's with Q-code 351CJ Ram Air engines built during the 1971 model year, ALL of them had a 3.50:1 rear axle ratio. 52 of these 79 had the A-code rear axle...
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