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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-06-2013, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
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SOLD 1965 Shelby GT350 Clone SOLD

This 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback had a full nut-and-bolt restoration completed with performance in mind in late 2006 by Classic Motorsports and Mustang Coral in Northern California. No expense was spared. Started with a San Jose built, black-plate, rust-free C-code car that has all original floor pans and quarter panels. Approximately 5,000 miles have been covered since the restoration was completed, and the car is well sorted with a build sheet as impressive as they come.

The body was media blasted to bare metal and painted with PPG base clear BMW dark blue by Ken's Custom Auto Body in Yuba City, California. Modifications include a Shelby fiberglass hood, functional side scoops for rear brakes, and an R-model from valance. spun aluminum mirrors, extended lug nuts, and an R-model vented plexiglas rear window.

The car has a highly developed suspension and chassis.

Front End:
Unique Performance coil over
QA1 double adjustable shocks
Unique Performance tubular upper and lower control arms
Cobra Performance 1 hollow sway bar
Total Control X-Port braces
Total Control power rack and pinion steering
Total Control bump steer kit

Rear End:
Curry 9" rear end
31 spline axles with long studs
Tru-Tac posi.
3.50 gears
Maier racing panhard bar
QA1 double adjustable shocks
4 leaf heavy duty springs

Brakes:
Hydroboost power assist with 12" drilled and slotted Baer brakes front and rear.
Performance Friction brake pads
Custom made fully functional front brake cooling ducts.

Other Performance Modifications:
Maier sub-frame connectors
Trunk mounted Optima battery
Bridgestone Potenza 245x45x16 Z rated tires
Vintage Wheel works 16 X 8 aluminum Torque Thrust style wheels

The interior has a custom built 1.20 wall 6 point roll cage with side impact bars that is very nicely integrated, especially in the A-pillar area. A 10lb, 3-nozzle Halon fire suppression system was added for safety, as was a battery disconnect and engine kill switch. Seats are ProCar leather units with headrests and Simpson 5-point harnesses with cam lock quick release keep driver and passenger secure. In place of the rear seat is a package tray with matching spare tire. Custom aluminum door panels match the dash accents, and the leather-wrapped wheel has a quick-release hub.

The V8 produces ~400Hp and ~401lbft of torque to the rear wheels.

Motor:
Balanced and blueprinted Dart Sportsman 302 block stroked to 351CID
186 AFR heads
Custom ground Comp. cams hydraulic roller cam
Jesel shaft mount sportsman roller rockers
Forged JE custom pistons
Scat crank
Custom tall cast aluminum valve covers.
9 quart Aviad road race oil pan.
Demon 750cfm road race carb.
Ron Davis dual electric fan aluminum radiator
Canton remote oil cooler
JBA ceramic coated shorty headers with mandrel bent 2 " exhaust system with X-pipe22 gal.
Fuel Safe gas tank
Electric fuel pump

Transmission:
G-force T-5 5 speed rated to 600Hp.
Centerforce clutch.
Hurst shift handle.
Lakewood scatter shield.
Hydraulic clutch.
Custom heavy duty balanced driveshaft.

$49,950 For more information call (916) 247-5287. For more pictures go to: Classic Motorsports
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-06-2013, 11:43 PM
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I have seen this car in person and it's beautiful.

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Car has sold.

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Congrats! Wish I could see that roll bar in person, it looks super clean.
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