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1968 Mustang R-Code

1968 Ford Mustang Fastback

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
SubModel: Fastback
Type: Fastback
Trim: 428 Cobra Jet V8
Year: 1968
Mileage: 46,649
VIN: 8R02R159666
Color: White
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: automatic
Interior color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Alabama, United States
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The 1968 1/2 428 Cobra Jet MustangSome FACTS, nd a little HISTORY of the Birth of the1968 1/2 428 Cobra Jet Mustang The1968 1/2 428 Cobra Jet Mustang was a sure-fire winner at the track or on the street. In 1968, ord's secret weapon--the 335hp 428 Cobra Jet big-block--made its debut in the Mustang at Pomona, clipsing the competition. The first 50 built were special lightweight dragstrip specials. A team of these Super Stockers, iloted by Don Nicholson, l Joniec and Hubert Platt, ook the 1968 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, alifornia, y storm. You can't argue with the success of the 428 Cobra JetMustang at the '68 and '69 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, alifornia? Certainly not us, ecause the history books (and NHRA records) have been speaking for themselves for more than 30 years.The 428 Cobra Jet was born of Bob Tasca's desire to win. The 428 proved a reliable drag-racing engine capable of excellent quarter-mile times in the lightweight Mustang. It would be able to deliver run after run and come back for more. The limited-production run of 50 Wimbledon White fastbacks produced strictly for NHRA competition. Those fastbacks were shipped to professional drag racers, s an opening salvo for the '68 season. These gentlemen went to the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona with their fastbacks and earned Ford some respect. They were built by Ford to put a stop to the "Hemi" dominance at the race track. Hot Rod Magazine called the CJ "the Fastest Pure Stock in the History of Man!" The "Standard" 1968 1/2 Cobra Jet Mustangs were equally unbeatable down at the corner stoplight.

1968 1/2 Mustang GT Fastback - R Code 428 Cobra Jet 1 of 61 built in Wimbledon White R Code 428 Cobra Jet Fastbacks with the C6 that resembles the Wimbledon White Factory Race Cars.With this car being a true Wimbledon White built 1968 1/2 Mustang Fastback "R" Code 428 Cobra Jet built by Ford for the dealership to sell to the public that closely resembles the 50 Wimbledon White Fastbacks built strictly for NHRA Competition, akes it more desirable than other common colors. It is a RARE FIND!!! The Factory built 1968 1/2 Mustang "R" Code 428 Cobra for the showroom were introduced to the public in April 1968 almost 8 month after the 1968 Mustang hit the showrooms. They were SOLD customers under 5 months. Then the much more common 1969 R Code came out. In 2015 its much easier to find a nice example of a 1968 Shelby GT 500 than it is the 1968 1/2 R Code 428 Cobra Jet because there were more Shelbys built and sold over the 12 month period!

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1968 1/2 Mustang GT Fastback "R" Code 428 Cobra Jet 8R02R159666

You are bidding on a nice example of a 1968 1/2 Mustang GT Fastback "R" Code 428 Cobra Jet 8R02R159666. The Elite Marti Report confirms that this DOUBLE "R" Code Vin#, s 1 of ONLY 61 dealer built/sold C6 that were built in Wimbledon White. It resembles the 50 factory Wimbledon White race cars! Thefirst "R" in the Vin# confirms it was a San Jose, alifornia built car! The Elite Marti Report confirm it was sold new on June 6, 968 at Russ Davis Ford in Convina, alifornia. C-6 Select Shift. The 2 nd "R" confirms this GT fastback is a true factory R code 428 Cobra Jet! It is a nice example. The photos show the nice engine detail. The photos also show the detailed underneath Red Oxide with white overspray from front to back floor pans.. Factory Smog, actory manifolds. OEM style exhaust, lue interior, inted glass,. 3.50 9" Rear End. P/Disc Brakes, oodyear Polyglas F-70 tires. It hasn't had many miles put on it since the restoration that was done several years ago. It's very clean detailed engine compartment and underneath almost looks like it was done recently. No car is perfect but this very desirable car is a nice looking example in 2015! You will see a lot of nice examples of 1968 Shelbys offered for Sale, ut it is more difficult to find a nice example of a Wimbledon White 1968 1/2 Mustang "R" Code 428 Cobra Jet GT Fastback for sale! This car is offered by private owner. Check it out for yourself or make an appointment to have the car inspected for your peace of mind. Buyer agrees to the full amount by Bank wire transfer within 7 days of the close of the auction.We reserve the right to end this auction early.

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Any inspections are to be completed before the end of sale, ot afterward. Please, O EXCEPTIONS. Winning this auction does not entitle you to come inspect the car and decide if you want to buy it, ut OBLIGATES you to complete the purchase!



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