YUKON, Okla. (May 20, 2020) – Classic Recreations, the Oklahoma-based builder of officially-licensed Ford and Shelby American continuation cars and restorations has enlisted SpeedKore Performance Group, the Wisconsin-based carbon fiber manufacturer, to produce carbon fiber bodies for its Shelby GT500CR models. The first of its kind, […]
B is for Build – 1967 Doors & Fenders Installed – Eleanor Fastback Conversion
Progress is happening very quickly on the 2015 1967 Mustang conversion the guys are build at ‘B is for Build’. It is the second episode in and they have made great progress on fitting the panels from CJ Pony parts. Interestingly, we are set for […]
2015 Mustang Gets 1967 Roof & Side Panels Installed – Eleanor Fastback Conversion
Today the guys at BisforBuild have dropped the second video in their new Mustang series and it’s a good one. In this episode the guys cover a lot of work to try and get the reproduction 1967 Mustang roof to fit. It’s already starting to […]
Found: A 1968 Shelby GT500 Barn Find
Who says good barn finds are all gone? This just might be the ultimate find for the muscle car lover. A 1968 Shelby GT500 in true ‘barn find’ condition. The seller, who listed the car on Facebook, is asking $70,000 and claims it’s been with […]
Youtuber ‘B is for Build’ To Attempt 2015 Mustang to 1967 Eleanor Insanity!
I’ve been following these crazy Youtube builders for a number of years now, and I absolutely love what they are doing. My only wish was that they would tackle a Mustang one day. That day has come. This past week the guys bought a flooded […]
Final Bodywork Preparation Underway
This week saw the body finally move offsite to the bodyshop where it will be receiving the final work done in preparation for paint and then reassembly.
Seat Frames, Diff Housing and Rear Seat Panels
What a difference a week makes. Just a short update to show you what we’ve just got back from the powder coaters.
First Look – Installing Classic Instruments Shelby Gauges
For the regular readers of this site you will know that the building of my car has been a feat that has taken the better part of a decade. I’ve gone through the Eleanor love story and back again and am now setting my sights on a Shelby GT500 resto mod.
[VIDEO] Building the Shelby GT350R That Could Have Been
It’s a little known fact that back in 1964 there was an independent rear suspension (IRS) designed for the Mustang by Carroll Shelby’s crew. It never eventuated, most probably due to budget constraits but the Original Crew who worked on the car has wondered all these years how well it would have worked. So they set about finding out.
Roads & Rides show us Classic Recreations Villain Mustang
The video maybe a few years old but it’s worth revisiting this incredible machine and what went into making it.