1965 Mustang Eleanor Shelby GT500 Coupe
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Crandall, Texas, United States
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1965 Ford Mustang
|If the famed 1968 Mustang Shelby GT500 coupe "Black Hornet" and the world famous "Eleanor" from "Gone in Sixty Seconds" had a baby... This restomod Mustang would be it!|
A fresh build with over $20k in new parts and over 1000 hours of labor in this frame-on build. This Mustang started life as a clean title, California car then sat in a garage for 10 years before werescued it. (If this was built for a client this would be a $75k+ build.) We have receipts for all the parts except the Mustang II and the rear end. Build book with pictures and receipts included for thenew owner.
This car looks and shows great! It captures an authentic 1960's hot rod look backed up with modern performance and reliability. Not a typical Eleanor clone this Mustang has tons of period correctShelby parts including; 1966 Shelby Gauge cluster w/ 140mph speedo, 1967 Shelby Taillights, real wood Shelby steering wheel, correct Shelby America sill plates, Shelby 3" racing belts,correct Shelby fender emblems and stripes, valve covers, air cleaner and more. Everything period correct and/or authentic.
Drivetrain: Rebuilt 1969 Mustang 351 Windsor and C4 Transmission. The engine has a lopey cam and sounds great! Car is fast and reliable! All NEW; Edelbrock aluminium intake manifold, Holley 4 barrel carb w/ electric choke, March Underdrive Pulley set, MSD Billet Distributor, MSD 6AL Ignition, MSD Blaster Coil, MSD wires and new spark plugs. Headman headers into custom fabricated side exit exhaust. The exhaust is tucked up under the car and routed around the TCI chassis. New 100 amp alternator, battery, aluminium radiator and Old Air electric fan. All new starter, solenoid, water pump, fuel pump, fuel lines, gas tank, sending units and assorted gaskets, etcâ€¦ New TCI Independent Front Suspension includes new motor mounts. The entire car was rewired with new American Auto Wire harness and fuse panel. To combat under hood heat and for performance, the headers are heat wrapped, the starter has a DEI insulated heat blanket and there is a 1/2" phenolic carb spacer.
Exterior: New Eleanor Shelby GT500 body kit including; front upper and lower fascia, billet grills, fog lights, hood, fender flares, side skirts, lower scoops, trunk, spoiler and taillight panel. Car was stripped, prepped, sealed and painted multiple coats of Hot Rod Flat Black. Nothing to hide with primer, there are a couple of very minor blemishes. We think it adds to the authentic look. The car has great driver quality paint and shows extremely well! NEW; 1967 Shelby taillights, headlights, LED turn signals, aluminium Shelby Cobra gas cap, door handles, locks, mirrors, chrome trim, rubber and period correct 1967 Shelby GT500 fender badges. Car is satin black with gloss black Shelby stripes and side stripes. Be prepared for people to stop and ask about this car everywhere you go!
Interior: Beautifull interior with period correct, real wood, Shelby Cobra steering wheel, Shelby 140 mph gauge cluster with Carbon Fiber gauge faces, Shelby 3" lap belts, Retrosound and Kicker stereo and a TMI Suede Headliner. Plus many more modern updates mixed with classic styling. All NEW parts include; Wood Cobra steering wheel, Ididit billet Steering Column, 1966 Shelby Mustang 140 mph gauge cluster w/ Carbon Fiber Gauge face and adjustable voltage regulator, TMI front seat upholstery, TMI door panels, TMI suede headliner, Shelby Cobra sill plates. New shifter, shift handle, glove box, heat ducts, switches, door locks, lock rods, window regulator, heater controls, package tray, dash pad, sun visors, speaker grill, carpet, 3â€ lap belts and more. Car is mini tubbed with a fully functional rear seat. In place of the cigarette lighter is a dual 3.0 amp USB outlet with a built-in digital voltmeter. (For fast phone charging.) New Retrosound radio with JL Audio Bluetooth interface and Kicker speakers.
Chassis: All NEW TCI Mustang II Independent Front Suspension including; new shocks, stock shock tower delete plates, spindles, bearings, ball joints, sway bar, poly bushings and custom Eaton Detroit Springs. New T-bird quick ratio power steering and end links with Heidts bushings. New TCI subframe and the entire underside of the car was cleaned and painted. TCI 3-link Torque Arm - Independent Rear Suspension w/ coil overs, TCI Ford 9â€ w/ 355 gears and Strange axles. All NEW American Racing Torq Thrusts w/ Shelby centercaps (17x7 and 17x9). Nitto tires, Nitto Neo Gen on the front and Nitto NT555 275/40/17 on the rear. (Can fit up to 10.5 inch wheel with 315 tire.) All four wheels are 12" Wilwood disk brakes with stainless brake lines. This car handles like it's on rails and stops great!
This classic Mustang is perfect for cruising to shows or reliable enough to daily drive. Not just another restoration or Eleanor clone, but a fast, unique and cool hot rod.
We reserve the right to end the auction at any time. $500 non-refundable deposit is due upon auction closing. No financing or payments. Full payment can be arranged cash, cashiers check or bank wire. We can work with you on shipping the car. No new ebay users or bidders with negative feedback. Please only bid if you intend to complete the transaction. Thank you and good luck!