Ground up restored as a Shelby. Dialed in and detailed!

Ground up restored Shelby tribute. This is one of the better cars. Very dialed in, well sorted. I drove it and it did everything right. It also came in meticulously clean. It was obviously somebody's pride and joy. Actually I aquired it from a retired certified mechanic, he owned it the last 13 years and only sold because of health issues.

EXTERIOR: It presents itself like a new car. The body is really straight and smooth, it fits beautifully too. It has a glossy candy apple red finish. They went the extra making it a Shelby tribute. It features the Shelby fiberglass hood with scoop and racing pins. It also has the quarter panel scoops that are actually functional, they direct cool air at the brakes. This even went as far as having the plexiglass rear quarter windows put in place of the vents which the race cars used for extra visibility. Of course it has the racing stripes over the top of the car and the GT350 stripes on the rockers. It also features new chrome Magnum wheels with the Shelby center caps on BF Goodrich tires. In back it has the Shelby gas cap and GT350 emblem paint. All of the chrome and trim sparkles. The bumper and the grill are excellent. The antenna, wiper arms stainless trim all around the windows is excellent. New dual chrome bullet mirrors, new door handles and in back the bumper, tail lights, caps and GT exhaust coming through the valance look new.

INTERIOR: I open the door and the 1st thing that comes to my mind is how immaculate it looks inside. All the interior lights work. Every bit of chrome sparkles. Overhead the headliner, visors and mirror are new and fits tight as a drum. In front of me the dash pad is real nice, all the instruments look new, heater controls sparkle, it has walnut steering wheel with Shelby horn button emergency brake handle is new. There is a tachometer mounted on the dash in a way that make new holes. The center console is brand new, there is a wood Shelby shift handle. Down on the floor it's new carpet with GT350 floor mats front and back. It has seat belts. Seats were reupholstered, it has the fold down sport seat in back. New door panels, armrests, window cranks are new. It has a modern stereo with moulded in kick panel speakers in 6x9s in back.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Upgraded to a 302 motor with aluminum intake and Edelbrock carb. It's meticulously detailed, the Ford blue paint is fresh, the nuts and bolts are not painted over. It is dressed up with finned Cobra valve covers and oval air cleaner. The distributor, plug wires, coil all look fresh. Upgraded to a 3 core radiator, new shroud, fan and reproduction FoMoCo hoses and clamps.It features a new power steering system. Also a new power brake system. The washer bag and pump look new and are hooked up to the squirters. New horns. It has an Autolite battery topper. The engine bay is all clean metal painted satin black, cadmium fender bolts. It has a Monte Carlo support bar.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Very clean trunk compartment has a new plaid mat with the matching tire cover. The spare is a painted black rim with good tire. The compartment is painted satin finish red. Under the trunk lid is glossy red, new weather strip and hinge bolts. It has an extinguisher for peace of mind.

UNDERSIDE: Front end is all new. Upgraded 1" sway bar, all new polyurethane bushings, front springs were replaced. All new steering linkage and gearbox. New shocks in back. Bottom of the motor is clean, starter and correct canister type fuel pump look new. Rebuilt C-4 automatic with shift kit and custom oil pan. Driveshaft looks fresh. New brake system, upgraded to disc in front with 4 piston Kelsey Hayes calipers. Brake lines were replaced, e-brake is hooked up. Custom exhaust with cross over pipe, Flowmaster style mufflers and GT tips. The floors look like clean metal painted black. Inner rockers, frame rails look clean too.

This is a really nice car in every respect. My job would be so easy if cars this nice showed up at my door every day. Ready for show and go. I am sure the next owner will be very happy they bought it, it that person going to be you?

I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle.
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Options and Accessories
  • Power steering
  • Power disc brakes
  • Shelby scoops
  • Shelby stripes
  • 1/4 windows
  • Magnum wheels
  • Stereo system
  • Tachometer
  • Console
  • Seatbelts
  • GT exhaust
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