2017 Hot August Nights Collector Car Auction
1968 Shelby GT 500 KR Fastback Mustang
1968 Shelby GT 500 KR King of the Road
In1977 the car was dropped off at a local repair shop in San Fransisco Ca.
At that time the owner told the shop to beef up the engine and trans.
That was the last time they heard form the owner he never returned. He never called or made contact with the repair shop and they had no contact info on him.
The repair shop assumed he was a service man and would return.
From 1977 till 2012 the car sat in the repair shop torn apart.
Car was purchased by the current owner in 2012
After years of rebuilding the car top to bottom, inside and out and dealing 8 months with the DMV
The Shelby GT 500 KR is ready to hit the road again.
Engine: Completely rebuild with new pistons .060 nos cam, lifters
radiator, water pump, fuel pump, rebuilt carb
Trans: Rebuilt C6 new parts, Standard torque convertor
Differential: 9" trac lock with 3:50 new ring and pinion and bearing and seals
Brakes: new rotors, drums, shoes, pads, calipers and power brake unit.
Springs: New heavy duty rear springs, reused front springs, all shocks replaced, bearings front and rear replaced
Steering: Linkage replaced with new and a exchanged power steering pump
Interior: New bucket seats, console, dash pad, headliner, rear seat cover, carpet, windshield, door panels all bulbs ect...
Exterior: Raven Black color, Since body was in good shape with no rust. The body had the original paint stripped off and any dents had been repaired.
The original red primer is still on the underside.
Self etching primer was installed followed by a primer sealer. Than the base coat was applied with 3 coats of clear.
Wet sanded and polishing culminated the process.
Wiring: New engine compartment wiring
Aftermarket sequential light system installed, every light and bulb replaced.
Pertronix ignition installed.