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Old 05-12-2012, 12:17 AM   #1
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Default Random small things that other cars have and Mustangs should have

There are a few small things other cars have that I wish Mustangs had and would make it a better car and shouldn't really necessarily have add to the price imo.

1. The unlock button on the key should roll down the windows if you hold it down.

And holding the lock button on the key should roll the windows up

2. The trunk should be easier to open or open automatically when you hit or hold the trunk unlock button.

3. Some protective coating/paint on the rear axle where its just raw rust colored metal would give it a better feeling of quality.

4. Better struts from the factory to reduce nose dive and acceleration squat/body roll and really tighten up its handling.

5. A bit stiffer/lower springs and less wheel gap without compromising the ground clearance.

6. Rear cup holder behind center console.

All these would add very minimal if any extra cost I would think.

Anyone have any other suggestions? IMO all these would improve Mustangs and add very little, if any, to the cost.

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Old 05-12-2012, 12:36 AM   #2
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Uhh - your trunk unlatch doesn't open your trunk?
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Uhh - your trunk unlatch doesn't open your trunk?
I think he means it unlocks but doesn't open up all the way on its own. Like that of a BMW.
OP: Little things in my opinion. Its the simple fact it is a Ford. The money comes from muscle car simplicity and raw engine power in GT bases. They keep it retro in style and you pay for the muscle feel. That being said, they are starting to move into more computer/tech based, and luxury interior and exterior improvements with the newer styles, especially that of the 2013. You would like the trunk to open on its own, us 05-09 guys would have loved a trunk release button in the car period. I have an aftermarket one in the glove compartment...
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Uhh - your trunk unlatch doesn't open your trunk?
well it pops it slightly open but you still have to lift it up. In some cars it opens fully automatically.

On my old maxima the trunk lid would basically float up, it was some wierd type of wire kind of lift system which was excellent. Basically you could give it a very small nudge and it would float up.

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My 05 is the first car I've owned in 10+ years that doesn't have automatic headlights. What gives? I can drive like two blocks in the dark if I'm not paying attention.
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How bad. You can change the gauges any damn color but the car doesn't tell the temperature? Haha wack. And it need radio buttons on steering wheel, old cars have that
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I think he means it unlocks but doesn't open up all the way on its own. Like that of a BMW.
OP: Little things in my opinion. Its the simple fact it is a Ford. The money comes from muscle car simplicity and raw engine power in GT bases. They keep it retro in style and you pay for the muscle feel. That being said, they are starting to move into more computer/tech based, and luxury interior and exterior improvements with the newer styles, especially that of the 2013. You would like the trunk to open on its own, us 05-09 guys would have loved a trunk release button in the car period. I have an aftermarket one in the glove compartment...
Yeah... I wonder what they were thinking. "Hey guys lets put leds in the car that change color!" "Wow that sounds like a good idea! Wait, what about a trunk release button?" "Nah, nobody uses their trunk these days."
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I'll second the steering wheel stereo controls. I'm sure auto lights are an option, but what about the stereo controls? Is that an option?
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Lights on the mirrors? You know....to appeal the females....
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I think he means it unlocks but doesn't open up all the way on its own. Like that of a BMW.
OP: Little things in my opinion. Its the simple fact it is a Ford. The money comes from muscle car simplicity and raw engine power in GT bases. They keep it retro in style and you pay for the muscle feel. That being said, they are starting to move into more computer/tech based, and luxury interior and exterior improvements with the newer styles, especially that of the 2013. You would like the trunk to open on its own, us 05-09 guys would have loved a trunk release button in the car period.[/B] I have an aftermarket one in the glove compartment...
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