Flatrock Plant Rolls Out Millionth Mustang

Apr 17, 2013 Full story: WSRZ 21

The Ford Flat Rock plant rolled out its one-millionth Mustang. Steve Ling with Ford says the plant took over Mustang production in 2004.

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Ginger

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#1 Apr 17, 2013
Alright

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#2 Apr 19, 2013
Wow, even assuming the plant operates 24x7, that's over 5000 mustangs produced per day! Datsallotacar!

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#3 Apr 19, 2013
JM_Brazil wrote:
Wow, even assuming the plant operates 24x7, that's over 5000 mustangs produced per day! Datsallotacar!
Lol, actually no...

They took over Mustang production in 2004 - that's 9 years of production.

9 X 365 = 3,285 days (which they don't actually run - more like 6 days per week)

1,000,000/3,285 = 305 per day

(I used to work at an engine plant - 5,000 engines a day never happened (600 tops maybe on a good day)

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#4 Apr 19, 2013
Nothing say I Love You like a shiny red mustang!

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#5 Apr 19, 2013
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#7 Apr 19, 2013
Hoosier Hillbilly wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =2ZA_b4JVas4XX
Here's a man's Mustang - 2,000 hp

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#8 Apr 19, 2013
milwaukee69 wrote:
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Lol, actually no...
They took over Mustang production in 2004 - that's 9 years of production.
9 X 365 = 3,285 days (which they don't actually run - more like 6 days per week)
1,000,000/3,285 = 305 per day
(I used to work at an engine plant - 5,000 engines a day never happened (600 tops maybe on a good day)
Oh yeah. Must be my chinese calculator.

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#9 Apr 19, 2013
My dad bought me one just like this but without the back spoiler for my 16th. birthday.
I've been a mustang lover ever since!

http://www.google.com/imgres...

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#10 Apr 22, 2013
DondoDork wrote:
My dad bought me one just like this but without the back spoiler for my 16th. birthday.
I've been a mustang lover ever since!
http://www.google.com/imgres...
Funny, never had one. Always had Dodge's and Chevy's, A Pontiac or 2, a Plymouth, and assorted motorcycles. The only Ford I ever had was a 71 Maverick, which almost killed me. But always loved the lines of a Mustang, especially the fastbacks.

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#11 Apr 25, 2013
JM_Brazil wrote:
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Funny, never had one. Always had Dodge's and Chevy's, A Pontiac or 2, a Plymouth, and assorted motorcycles. The only Ford I ever had was a 71 Maverick, which almost killed me. But always loved the lines of a Mustang, especially the fastbacks.
A lot of my friends had Mavericks and Pinto's back in the 70's. My dad bought me the Mustang and my sister a Camero!
The Paisan

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#12 Apr 25, 2013
Always liked the Mustang......never had one though.

I never liked the Camaro though, all the Dutchbacks drove them in High School...lol

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#13 Apr 25, 2013
The Paisan wrote:
Always liked the Mustang......never had one though.
I never liked the Camaro though, all the Dutchbacks drove them in High School...lol
I had a 2002 convertible Mustang that wasn't even half the fun of my old one. I miss it!

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#14 Apr 26, 2013
The Paisan wrote:
Always liked the Mustang......never had one though.
I never liked the Camaro though, all the Dutchbacks drove them in High School...lol
Ahem...I think it's "duckback," not Dutchback.
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#15 Apr 26, 2013
milwaukee69 wrote:
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Ahem...I think it's "duckback," not Dutchback.
lol..hmmmm....

We may be on different wavelengths here.
"Dutchbacks" is a nicer way of saying "de***hebags" where I come from...... Is duckback along the same lines?

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#16 Apr 26, 2013
The Paisan wrote:
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lol..hmmmm....
We may be on different wavelengths here.
"Dutchbacks" is a nicer way of saying "de***hebags" where I come from...... Is duckback along the same lines?
Duck back or duck a$$.

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#18 Apr 26, 2013
DondoDork wrote:
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A lot of my friends had Mavericks and Pinto's back in the 70's. My dad bought me the Mustang and my sister a Camero!
Oh yeah, forgot about the Pinto - I did have a second Ford! But it was a Bobcat, which was just a Pinto with Chrome.

Funny thing - In Brazil, pinto means Dick. And not in a 'Richard' way, if you know what I mean.

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#19 Apr 26, 2013
The first Mustang was made in 1967. They didn't start in 2004.

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#20 Apr 26, 2013
quilterqueen wrote:
The first Mustang was made in 1967. They didn't start in 2004.
No one said they started in 2004 and the first Mustang was in "65"!

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#21 Apr 26, 2013
JM_Brazil wrote:
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Oh yeah, forgot about the Pinto - I did have a second Ford! But it was a Bobcat, which was just a Pinto with Chrome.
Funny thing - In Brazil, pinto means Dick. And not in a 'Richard' way, if you know what I mean.
I vaguely remember the Bobcat. The funniest car I ever saw was the AMC Pacer! Looked like it belonged on the moon!

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