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2017 Hot August Nights Collector Car Auction

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1968 Ford GT500 Convertible

Lot Number: #655
Description:
• Extensive Frame-off restoration
* Delux Marti Report
• Home office Special order #2505
• 428-4V Super Cobra Jet
• 3.50 Traction-Lok differential
• 5-speed Tremec close ratio transmission
• Power steering and power 4 wheel disc brakes
• Oil cooler with dual horns
Having undergone an extensive restoration, this 1968 GT500 Cobra Jet is in remarkable condition throughout.
Originally a home-office reserve special-order car #2505. It was ordered with a 3.50:1 Traction-Lok differential, and a c6 automatic transmission, power steering and front power disc brakes. It is, of course, powered by the famed and fabled 428/335 HP V-8 engine, and is documented with its Shelby invoice, window sticker Shelby American build sheet and a deluxe Marti Report. The glove box door is autographed by Carroll Shelby.This car only has 291 miles since its comprehensive restoration, after the restoration a few modern adjustments were added; these are consisting mostly bolt on accessories to make it an incredible driver. They include the Fitech fuel injection, MSD electronic ignition, four core aluminum radiator with electric fans. a Tremec 5 speed Manual transmission and a set of halogen head lights. with this small set of bolt on improvements this car can be driven everywhere or with a few minor changes can become a concourse restoration once again.