How to put a Mustang on the Empire State building
Want to drop Ford’s drop-top pony car on the 82nd floor? Here’s how
Posted: 22 Apr 2014
Buy a tape measure
Three numbers will rule your Mustang-on-the-Empire-State endeavours. 36, 56, and 84. They’re the dimensions of the building’s smallest lift in inches.
The reason they’re so important is because the 82nd floor is 373.1 meters up, and the balcony of the skyscraper’s only a few meters deep and bordered with tall fencing, so you can’t just drop a car off with a helicopter. Instead, you have to chop up your Mustang so no single component is too big for the lift, carry the bits up by hand, and rebuild it on the roof. Which is precisely what Ford did…