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SHELBY COBRA GT500 - 428 SUPER Cobra Jet Engine | 4-Speed | Restored!

1970 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
SubModel: Shelby GT500
Type: Coupe
Year: 1970
Mileage: 80700
VIN: 0F02R483073
Color: Blue
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States

Description for Ford Mustang 1970

Well folks… here it is. One of the most iconic cars of all time, nd a dream of any collector. The 1970 Shelby Cobra GT500.

But wait… it gets better. This Shelby is not just your typical 1970 GT500. This particular investment piece is equipped with the 428SuperCobra Jet engine, 4-speed manual close ratio transmission and the super-rare Drag Pack! Here is the breakdown that is crucial to any investment car:

789 – 1970 Shelbys. Of those;

470 – were GT500’s. Of those;

380 – were fastbacks. Of those;

172 – had 4-speed manual transmission. Of those:

20 – were Grabber Blue. Of those;

17 – had black bucket seats. Of those;

7 – had Drag Pack. Of those;

6 – had sport deck rear seats. Of those;

4 – had Tinted Glass. Of those;

2 – had an AM radio.

Those 2 cars were identical twins.

One of those twins is this car.

As you can see… this is truly an investment car. This Shelby has undergone a restoration within the last 10 years during which the following was performed:

Original engine completely rebuiltRoss racing pistons installedBored .030 overIsky camHydraulic lifters installedEngine balancedNew oil pumpNew fuel pumpNew water pumpTilton extreme duty starterClutch replacedTorque boxes replacedDrive shaft balancedAxle locators installedCross-ties welded front & rear

This car had minimal rust repair during the restoration, nd still retains all its original sheet metal. There are a couple small metal patches in the rear quarter panels, ut you would never notice them. The floorpans and trunk floor are completely original. Take a look at the photos of the underside of this car. The underside HAS NEVER BEEN RESTORED! It may not be all shiny and new, ut it does show the real condition of the underside of the car! As you can see in the photos; the original underside is very solid, nd in very good shape for the cars age.

The interior of this car is COMPLETELY ORIGINAL! It has never been replaced! The bucket seats are in very good condition with only one small hole in the driver’s seat. The carpet, eadliner, ashpad, ear seats and interior trim are all in excellent shape for being original.

Of course a car of this stature will come with an array of original paperwork and receipts. There is an entire book documenting the history of the car including

An original sales copy from Shelby Automotive Co, nc.Original Order Sheet from ShelbyComplete Deluxe Marti ReportOriginal titles to previous ownersAn appraisal from 1989Numerous receipts from the restorationMuch more!

The Marti Report for this car shows the following items were installed at the factory:

4-Speed Close Ratio Manual Transmission428SCJ Engine / Drag PackVisibility GroupGoodyear Brand Name TiresSport Deck Rear SeatPower Front Disc BrakesPower SteeringAM RadioTinted Glass – CompleteDeluxe Belts/Warning LightGrabber BlueProduced on June 16, 969 (3 days ahead of schedule)

This Shelby was one of:

218 Grabber Blue Shelbys

153 Grabber Blue / Black bucket seats

172 428SCJ / 4-Speed manual

104 428SCJ / Drag Pack

A car like this doesn’t come around very often. This is an opportunity to own a true investment that will do nothing but increase in value.

1970 was the last year of the first generation of Carroll Shelby’s legendary GT, hich bowed out in high style and with Ford’s most powerful regular production engine under the hood. Both the GT350 and GT500 bore unique body work that was a complete departure from earlier models. Fiberglass was used in the front fenders and hood, hich featured no fewer than five NACA ducts for cooling and intake. The front and rear brakes were fed by fender mounted scoops, nd the rear of the car used a fiberglass deck lid and extensions to form a rear spoiler. 1965 Thunderbird tail lights filled the rear valence, eneath which was a unique center-mounted aluminum exhaust bezel. As in recent past years, he Mustang’s Deluxe Interior Group was standard and included Shelby Cobra emblems, onsole mounted Stewart Warner oil and amp gauges, og light switches, ull instrumentation and a roll bar with inertia reel safety belts.

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