Yesterday, as some of you may know, was Carroll Shelby’s 85th Birthday (well yesterday for me, but still today for the United States). A day worth noting because Ford and Shelby used the it to announce the production of the GT500KR.
Well it’s slow going but finally I’ve had to feed my addiction and place an order with Mustangs Unlimited. Today I spoke with my builder and he in turn spoke with the body guy and they both confirmed that the Aeroform headlight buckets WILL fit my custom Bosch Xenon headlamps Hoorah!
Want a one of a kind 1967 Shelby GT500? well for a cool $3 million you can. I managed to come across this unique piece of Shelby history up for auction on ebay.
So one of the problems of late has been the whole projector headlight fitting issue. The problem was I waited so long for these custom headlights which came as 7″ only to find that once installed they were too large. We needed the Shelby 5 3/4″ headlights.
The company alleges that this is the first Mustang convertible to roll off the production line and was the first ever sold having been delivered one day before the official launch date of the Ford Mustang.
So who says that 1967 and 1968 Ford Mustang Fastbacks are hard to find? I’ve recently come across this Australian site, Australian Muscle Cars, who have a great deal of inventory of 1967 and 1968 Mustangs including a 1967 Shelby GT350, 1968 Shelby GT500 and a 1968 Shelby GT500KR.
There seems to be a lot of accusations flying around in the ongoing saga of the demise of Unique Performance, and at the center of it is Douglas Hasty, the CEO and founder of the company.
In an article with the Dallas Morning News Hasty defended his actions stating “I have a vehicle for every single deposit a customer has given us” and that he also was in possession of