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1966 SHELBY GT350 CLONE

Stock #4872

$65,000

1966 SHELBY GT350 RED, WHITE ‘R’ MODEL CLONE

GORGEOUS CANDYAPPLE RED-WHITE LEMANS STRIPES, RARE SAN JOSE R PRODUCTION AS FACTORY ‘A-CODE’, FULL RESTORATION, BUILT 289cid/351 HEADS, COMP CAM ROLLER ROCKERS, NEW IGNITION, SHELBY ALLOY INDUCTION, HOLLEY 4V, ALUMINUM RADIATOR, 4-SPEED TOP LOADER, HURST LINKAGE, TRI-Y HEADERS, 1965 SIDE EXHAUST, FULL SHELBY HD LOWERED SUSPENSION, RESTORED DRIVESHAFT, NEW 9” POSITRACTION 3.55:1 REAR END JUST BUILT, 4-WHEEL DUAL LINE DISC BRAKES, PROPER ‘R’ CODE FRONT END, BLACK INTERIOR, COMPETITION SEAT BELTS, KENWOOD CD, DASH MOUNTED SHELBY TACH, SHELBY FLAT CAP ALLOYS, RADIAL TIRES, EXCEPTIONAL STRONG UNDERCHASSIS, UPRATED LIGHTING

1966 Shelby ‘R’ Model Code Clone restored to be a just beautiful striking presentation with very strong exceptional mechanicals along with an uprated handling package, very rare chassis as being a true R San Jose production unit along with that here is a car that is built from an excellent factory ‘A’ code 2+2, has the Shelby fiberglass pinned hood with alloy hinges, has the proper ‘R’ code lower front end, 1966 open rear quarter windows, side 1966 GT 350 brake scoops, this shows well with the terrific VIN #s of the car in both the stamped front inner fenders, the fenders have the proper Ford stampings, fully restored in just beautiful CandyApple Red paint with great luster to contrast with the white full length Shelby LeMans stripes, history shows that a top professional shop did the paint and body work, really a terrific body with very straight lines, a very, very strong overbuilt 289cid built engine (SEE THE PHOTO LINK) with the exacting specs that are shown in the below LINKS, has the uprated performance larger 351 hydraulic lifter heads, with Camp Cam roller rockers and performance cam, the carb is a Holley 4v/600 cfm #80457, this is mounted on a system with the Shelby Cobra style aluminum high rise intake manifold, Cobra valve covers, new Spectra distributor ignition system, very strong compression, very expensive Cobra valve covers, full headers leading to the 1965 side dual exhaust system, excellent cooling with the aluminum radiator, very desirable 4-speed Top Loaded transmission, uprated Hurst linkage, the wheels are 15×7 American Torque Thrust Shelby alloys with Shelby flat caps, new 205/60/15 Goodrich radial tires, has the full under chassis sub-frame bracing chassis support for great stability, under hood adjustable chassis supports, this install is done with the exceptional solid floors, this really outstanding underchassis with lower chassis frame supports, floors just highly detailed with red oxide, the interior has the newly installed, great looking proper black standard with deluxe weave bucket seated interior, full black carpet, has the hand built rear package shelf, fresh competition safety belts, a proper Shelby dash mounted working tachometer, all the other gauges work, a new Kenwood radio with CD, the rear end has been upgraded to a brand new 9” rear end that is constructed from a 1968 dated unit with 3” rear axle tubes, stronger with big hubs just as the new rear end are done today, the older gears were removed and just freshly rebuilt with the 3.55:1 Motive geared rear end, this redone posi-traction unit prepared by our NASCAR builder that is just installed by Fraser Dante for great performance, specs are shown, this car has had the full testings by the staff of Fraser Dante completed for aggressive driving with reliability, the engine bay is detailed to great MCA driven show presentation with expensive Cobra valve covers, final lighting check has H4 halogen beautiful headlights installed, the stance on the car is perfect! The sound is great!

Engine: this really strong engine now installed in the build is a 289cid block that is overbored, the C6AE-6015-C cast unit has been slightly bored, data shows this is a 1967 Windsor plant production block, this engine is now equipped with the better 351cid C9 hydraulic lifter heads, these heads have larger valves, see that this fresh unit is strong built with Camp Cam roller rockers that are shown so very clean in the photo file, this has the super strong compression of 165 to 170 lbs in a dry cold reading just taken, next, see the intake that came from a real friend of this writer, note the Shelby Cobra aluminum intake, new gaskets, a large Holley #1141 carburetor is mated to the intake, (LINK) Ford Motorsports oil pan, see the performance header system, this is a full Tri Y header system leading to the just painted 1965 side dual exhaust system, this adds looks and performance, see the attached specs in the (LINK), the horsepower is figured at the 325++ range, brand new ‘Ram’ heavy duty clutch system just installed, the flywheel is turned, new ring gear installed, has the Cobra valve covers, the sound video is better when heard in person, this car has the full testing by the staff of Fraser Dante that is just completed, see the engine bay that is detailed to MCA driven show presentation,

Many of the specs are shown with this build along with many photos of the Fraser Dante professional shop doing said work in the large file on the details,

Updated running additions: now also just installed is an expensive new strong DuraLast Gold battery with 750 cold cranking amps for great starting, has the new proper cables (LINK), note the Cobra valve covers and the proper air cleaner with the uprated show hi-po orange air filter, then now installed is the new ‘Spectra Premium’ distributor ignition and engine management system (SEE LINK), points and condenser, the 4v carburetor is adjusted, the full tune completed is with the timing and valves are professionally set, show Ford C5OZ spark plug wires, new Autolite copper core ‘45’ spark plugs (SEE LINK), the timing and valves are professionally set,

Fresh full tune…oil/filter: the oil and filter are changed and upgraded to protect the engine, Fraser Dante uses very expensive special high-tech racing oil with added zinc content with Valvoline VR1 20-50 to insure long term performance, since today’s gasoline and standard oils have cleaners added, these early non-catalytic engines need the heavy duty oil for lubrication purposes (LINK), this process is very costly and used only from top operations as Fraser Dante…..note…one could also install an uprated second engine that Fraser Dante could put in the build that is the dated strongly built is the ‘K’ code full built engine with the solid lifters…this has the expensive Weber very high performance ‘Inglese’ system that is a $6000 piece by itself, this performance engine is a most expensive install and build, about 400 horsepower with the amazing sound, photos will show the engine on a display stand, this costing of $10,000 exchange would be extra,

Mustang history:  at the New York World’s Fair on April 13, 1964, Lee Iacocca said, ”Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to one of the proudest moments of our lives”…Ford’s General Division Manager was about to introduce the world to the first Ford Mustang, although badged with horses, the new model was named for the World War II fighter plane, Ford sold more than 400,000 the first year with the 1964 ½ yielding a final total of over 1,100,000 by the end of the 1966 model run, this sent other automakers scrambling to conceive competition, this great Mustang was such a smash it catapulted Iacocca to the Presidency of Ford later that year…since that famous press conference, the Mustang has become part of America’s culture, and Ford has sold over 10 million in the last 55 years…the famous ‘R’ Model came out in 1965 with only 37 units being constructed, then the 1965/1966 Shelby GT 350 special new builds were the epitome upgrades of this classic Mustang… 

Suspension/Rear end/brakes:  here is a very expensive area that is most important in a great build for the handling of a modern Shelby clone…an area that the professional Fraser Dante shop specializes in…very desirable dual line 4-wheel disc brakes just installed, a fresh 9” chuck with 3” tubes positraction rear end with 3.55:1 gears just built, (LINK), a strong lowered Shelby suspension with fresh springs, has the Shelby Heavy Duty front sway bar, also a under hood Monte Carlo bar just as the GT 350s had, the Shelby type alloy wheels with Shelby flat cap ends, excellent performance B.F.Goodrich Radial TA’s 225/60/15 black wall radial tires, new KYB heavy duty shocks installed, has a strong lowered Shelby suspension with special fresh front coil springs and rear leaf springs to bring the stance down about the correct 1”, these fit the brand new strong lowered springs, full alignment checked, also has the Shelby Heavy Duty front sway bar with bushings, a under hood Monte Carlo bar just as the GT 350s had steadies the chassis, has the adjustable under chassis supports, the Shelby type alloy wheels with performance black wall radial tires make this look great and handle very well,  really outstanding underchassis that is highly detailed, (LINK), original steering box tab (LINK),

Summary: items like the new front tinted windshield with seals and the day/night rear view mirror are part of the package for safe use, here is an exceptional build and presentation of a fantastic 2+2 Shelby GT 350 ‘R’ Model clone set for top Driven Show and Track Day condition ready for Spring 2020, a strong engine, new heavy duty 9” 3.55:1 positraction rear end, many reproductions of original Shelby promotional material for shows are part of the package, here is a rare build indeed, well offered at $65,000

TOP QUALITY SHELBY ‘R’ CODE RESTO BUILD FOR SPRING 2020

 

 

 

 

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Factory A-Code
Full Restoration
Built 289Cid
MSD Ignition
4V Carb Induction
Aluminum Radiator
4-Speed
Shelby Suspension
Aluminum Driveshaft
4 Wheel Disc Brake System
Black Interior
Competition Seat Belts
Kenwood CD
Dash Mounted Tach
Shelby Alloys
Radial Tires

Year: 1966
Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
Body Style: Fastback
Transmission: Manual
Condition: Excellent
Stock#: 4872
Engine: V8
Exterior Color: Candy Apple Red
Interior Color: Black
Price: $65,000

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