Re: thinking of purchasing a 97 t-bird, any issues I should know?
The crown vic, is hard to park, especially in a school parking lot, mach-1 has no power steering or brakes, she couldn't turn the wheel or stop it, 79 is a straight shift, and replacement parts are almost impossible to locate. Since you like jap cars so much, why spend your time on a Ford forum? Don't they have a p.o.s. jap forum? Just so you know, I once owned a datsun 280Z, it was quick but, poor build quality, and a Nissan pickup. The metal in the truck doors was so thin, that once while driving down the interstate, the window kept rattling. I took my left hand and squeezed the top of the door frame in the truck. I was able to actually bend the door frame (with one hand) enough to make the window stop rattling. If you feel that jap cars are safer than a large American cars.... you've been watching to many japanese car commercials. It really comes down to weight & mass. My F-250 would run plum through a sub-compact. Sure i might be hurt, but the people in the subcompact will be fubar. Here in the south, we have a name for people that drive those sub-compacts.... FODS (future organ donors.)