Anyone that is anyone in the world of Classic Mustangs and done even the smallest of repairs or the most extensive of rebuilds has heard of National Parts Depot, NPD. Rick Schmidt, our guest today, was filling orders, building his knowledge base and getting to know the classic car world as a 9 year old, watching his NPD founding family build the NPD business. As owner of NPD, he’s watched, witnessed and flourished in the business and today, we are going to share his story and advice here on Ford Mustang The Early Years podcast, welcome Rick to the show.

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