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Mustang 98 Conv
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By ryan822
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1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible


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Great car...had mine for 6 years, bought it when it had a little over 100k needless to say i added another 150 k on it. Engine is extremely reliable as long as you maintain regular oil changes. Only bad side of this car is weather!!! be very careful in the rain and snow, do not drive over 30 miles an hour in the rain and park it when it snows.


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I miss this car
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By galexe
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1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible


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I really miss my car. Someone just hit and ran me in a head on collision. It looked like a small fender bender but after the mechanic looked at it they said the bar the transmission is attached to really bent. Making this car totaled. I am so sad. I loved it. Bought it new and drove it for 10 years. Would have lasted forever had this not happened. And it was beautiful. I like it much better than the newer models. Sad, sad, day for me.


Favorite Features

One button convertible, steering was impeccable, exterior design, when top was down I could load a huge couch into my car, I brought ten pieces of patio furniture piled on my car with no problem, color (yellow), easy to clean, quality paint


Suggested Improvements

Radio button print wore off, rearview mirror kept falling off, after 100,000 miles the car would shake when braking at 60 mph, ragtop got a little rusty in areas.


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Topless Stang
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By JDerek
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1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible


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Although this car did need a new transmission just before the warranty expired, it has been trouble-free since.


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Not Happy
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By stockclimber
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1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible


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At least the car look good. My wife bought this car before we were married and as soon as she could she pawned it off on me. It doesn't handle well. My road to work is twisty and I had always enjoyed seeing what my car can do on it. The mustang handles like a brick. On the inside, the seats are not very good on the lower back and the seatbelts tend to turn in such a way that when you close the door the buckle jams the door and cuts into the paneling. All in all I have not enjoyed this car.


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5 years no problems!
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By paulinbaltimore
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1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible


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When I purchased my mustang in 1997 I was told by many people that I would not be happy owning a Ford. Of course they said 'found on roadside dead' etc. I loved the way the car drove and I six years later still love it. So far the only things I have had to do in six years is change the oil, the tires and the battery. NOTHING has broken, the radio, A/C and top all still work fine as well. Yes, there is some leaking now. Also surpising is my gas milage. Its a 6cyl manual so it should get good milage. It gets GREAT milage. 32 highway 25 city. I could not be happier.


Favorite Features

Perfect Reliability. Good gas milage. Great sporty Driving. Reasonable but not overwelming power. <6cyl>


Suggested Improvements

Heating/AC controls are not as good as other cars. I have never really liked them, not sure why. I figure many 2 doors have this problem, but the doors are quite long, bad it tight parking. Tiny trunk .


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