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 […]
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 […]
You may be asking what on earth is taking so long in getting this Shelby GT500 finished, after-all it has been a year since I last posted any update. Well to tell you the truth this past year has proven very difficult for us to […]
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.
What a difference a week makes. Just a short update to show you what we’ve just got back from the powder coaters.
Good news this past week. The car has been sent out to the body and panel guys for the last bit of work before the long task of putting her together begins. So that means all the smaller jobs need starting, one of which is restoring the old seats.
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.
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.
The video maybe a few years old but it’s worth revisiting this incredible machine and what went into making it.
It’s not really a major update this week however the good news is the new Shelby hood and nose has arrived. It was only a few months ago that