This 1968 Mustang started its life out as an original candy apple
red J Code 302 V8 fastback that underwent a ground-up rotisserie
restoration featuring a full "Eleanor" GT500 style body kit. Power
now comes from a 427ci Ford stroker small-block engine backed by a
rebuilt and upgraded C6 3-speed automatic transmission with
heavy-duty clutch packs. Equipped with an Edelbrock RPM Air-Gap
intake manifold, a Holley 750 double pumper carburetor, Hedman long
tube headers and a camshaft with the signature muscle car lope. The
351w block is filled with forged rods and pistons sitting at 10:1
compression ratio, ported and rebuilt heads, ARP hardware
throughout and a Canton 7-quart drag race oil pan. Additionally, it
is equipped with a full 2.5-inch stainless steel exhaust with an
H-pipe mid-pipe and Flowmaster mufflers. At the end of this built
drivetrain is an upgraded Ford 9-inch rear end equipped with 3:55
gears and a traction lock differential. The upgraded suspension
features rear Calvert Racing Caltracs traction bars, Shelby
American sway bars, progressive lowering springs and KYB shock
absorbers. It is also equipped with upgraded front disc brakes,
ceramic pads, and every braking component replaced. At the end
planted to the road is a set of 17-inch Eleanor-style wheels and
Nitto NT05 tires. The body features original sheet metal including
floor pans, quarter panels, doors, roof panel, rockers and fenders.
The kit was grafted onto the body and refinished in Torch Red with
the classic painted Wimbledon White racing stripes. The cockpit
houses a new black vinyl interior, the deluxe interior option dash
and components, Procar racing bucket seats with Shelby-style
latching lap belts, silver-faced gauge plates and Polk Audio
speakers. The dash is adorned with, the legend himself, Carroll
Shelby's signature and is an officially licensed "Eleanor Tribute
Edition," that was granted an Official License Certificate of
Authenticity issued by Eleanor Licensing LLC for Eleanor's
character looks and image as she appears in the 2000 re-make Gone
in 60 Seconds motion picture, along with a nameplate and emblems.
1968 Ford Mustang
Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
Exterior Color:TORCH RED
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