It’s always a question of perspective. Ernie Salazar was always a car guy, and always favored muscle. As young teenager, he lusted after a ’72 Ford Mustang Mach 1 that a mechanic down the street owned. When he turned 16, he struck a deal with the mechanic who owned it. He worked, running parts and changing oil at the mechanic’s shop, in exchange for the Mach 1.