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Old 07-25-2014, 08:58 PM   #1
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By today's standards, Fox Bodies, and most muscle cars for that matter, aren't considered safe. No airbags, no ABS, questionable seat belts, but hey: they had padded steering wheels, right? Well, having them, and having them stay in place during a crash is a different story as you'll see.

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Old 07-25-2014, 09:29 PM   #2
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Old cars aren't as safe as new cars. Ground breaking stuff
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the passenger compartment looks pretty normal in the still pic. doors even open with a little persuasion probably just as good as numerous currently made cars
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you'd be surprised at how many people actually think they are. In an offset frontal collision the driver of that kind of car would be dead, dead, dead.
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Who wants to live to be old anyways?
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