How a Simple Carburetor Issue Nearly Caused the World's First Ford Mustang Buyer to Sell Her Car

On April 15, 1964, 22-year-old Gail Wise parted with $3,447.50 and became the first person in history to own a Ford Mustang. For 15 years, she and her husband Tom used the convertible to drive their young family around until one day, the car just died. For 27 years after that, the vehicle sat, and thoughts of selling…