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post #43 of (permalink) Old 09-22-2014
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Originally Posted by slorydn1 View Post
Well, you ended up being exactly right on this one, I think I am officially the first true victim of making that mistake.

As I got closer and passed the pick up in the left lane that was blocking most of my view of the dealership I got a rude awakening as I realized that I was looking right at a Fusion.

That NEVER would have happened with an S197, or an SN95, or a Fox, or a Gen 1 or 2 Mustang. They didn't look like anything else in the dealer line-up at the time. Really the only other Mustang that could had an identity crisis was the Mustang II, which I guess could have been mistaken for a Pinto when viewed from the wrong angle, and that would have been pretty remote.
It isn't that hard to confuse the two. You can certainly see the "family resemblance"
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