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Looking at buying 1st Gen... Any concerns?

Hey all, I'm not new to Fords, especially not new to mustangs, but am not so familiar with lightnings. I'm looking at buying a 95' Lightning and was wondering if there are any common concern spots I should be wary of?

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1st Gen Lightning

I am the second owner of a 1st Gen and I have had no problems out of mine other than the A/C compressor which I had replaced. Just like anything else if you change your fluids, brakes pads and normal wear and tear items you shouldn't have any problems out of it. I bought mine with 65k I now have 158k on it and it runs and looks just like the day I bought it.

The only reason I want to sell it is I have 3 other fords sitting in my driveway. Let me know if your interested I live in KY deliver if your interested.
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Check out www.nloc.net . I would go with a 94-95. The paint is clearcoated. The trans is stronger. Most 94's and all 95's have a roller cam ready block incase you want to change to a roller cam later. The passenger side radius arm bushing will get melted out from the cats being close to it. The steering box gets play in it. You can tighten it up, but that does not work for long. Look at the website, there is a lot of info there.

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I think these had a speed-density air system...why they did is anyone's guess.
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I have a nice one for sale in Ohio.
http://www.nloc.net/vbforum/showthread.php?t=135434

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