VIN # 7R02C153375 600 miles since full custom frame off restoration. Over 2,000 hours in build time. Sale comes with restoration receipts and pictures. Always a California car. 521/ 600 hp big block Ford stroker engine. 750 carb, Edlebrock aluminum intake manifold. Pertronix flamethrower distributor. Taylor spark plug wires. Ford racing polished valve covers . Custom polished stainless steel headers with 2 1/2 inch dual exhaust with Flowmaster hush power mufflers. custom polished exhaust tips which exit out the side through custom built side rocker panels. March Performance serpentine belt drive system. Polish high volume water pump. Chrome heavy duty alternator. Vintage air conditioning with a chrome air conditioning compressor. Northern cross flow aluminum radiator with dual electric cooling fans. Custom engine compartment sheet metal which surrounds the engine for a nice clean look. Built heavy duty C6 automatic transmission. Currie 9 inch rear end with 3.73:1 gears. Heavy duty custom build drive shaft. The cars floors and rear wheel tubes were removed and replaced with custom made floors from the firewall to the tail light panel to make room for the full tube chassis and wider rear tires. The suspension was replaced TCI front independent front suspension with rack and pinion steering. Tubular control arms. Eiback adjustable coil over springs and shocks. In the rear a custom triangulated 4 link frame incorporated with the tube chassis, which holds the rear end also with Eiback adjustable coil over springs and shocks. Under dash power brake unit. 13 inch front and 11 inch rear cobra disc brakes with cross drilled and slotted rotors. All new brake lines. 19 gallon custom aluminum fuel tank. New fuel lines. 18” American Racing Shelby wheels with Continental DSW tires. The entire car has new Ron Francis wiring harness. All switches and lights have been replaced. Headlights are HID hyper white lighting with rear Shelby sequential LED rear tail lights. Interior lighting is also LED. Rear mount battery. Deep Black show quality base/ clear coat paint on a laser straight body. Lots of custom metal finished body work. Hand crafted steel hood with functional fresh air inlets. Billet aluminum upper and lower front grilles.Tucked front bumper for a cleaner look. Hand crafted lower front valance. Custom core support. Slight front and back fender flares. Custom extruded rocker panels with side exhaust. Shaved upper side vents. Custom lower side scoops which function for rear brake cooling. All exterior side trim is polished to show quality. Re-chromed bumpers front and back. Custom rear deck lid and Shelby tail light panels. Tucked and fitted rear bumper with custom lower rear valance. Recessed LED back up lights. Show quality black interior. Restored instrument cluster. Leather wrapped dash. Custom lower console. Alpine touch screen radio with apple car play, navigation and blue tooth. Lokar floor shifter. Black suede rapped arm rest. One piece suede molded headliner. Upper console. Black leather wrapped seats. Custom interior rear panels were fabricated to resemble the original look, but allow for the wider wheel tubs and raised floor. Panels are painted to match exterior paint. Floors are covered in black German square weave carpet, with custom polished stainless steel luggage stripe in the rear. Factory deluxe looking door panels, wrapped in black leather and suede. Flaming River tilt steering column. Wood steering wheel. Leather wrapped truck area. Truly a unique and eye catching custom show car. Well over $100,000 invested in the build.
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