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FSBO High Price of the Day (5/28/2018) @ $110,000 for 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500CR "Eleanor" Cla

By FSBO | Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | Comments(0)

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1967 Shelby GT500 Eleanor Recreation Classic Recreations LLC #9895-6 “Gone in 60 Seconds” #1 Condition Built by Classic Recreations LLC Yukon, OK 2-Owner SoCal Car from Restoration Pristine Never Hit Body VIN #7F02S151964 1921 Miles (Since 2005-06 Restoration) 2500 Man-Hours to Complete Drivetrain: 427 Aluminum Side Oiler by Keith Craft (755HP Dyno Proven) Concept One Serpentine Belt System 150HP NOS Nitrous System (disarmed) Vortech S Trim Supercharger Electric Fuel Pump Holley Blow Thru Style Carb Fuel Safe 22 Gallon Fuel Cell 5-Speed Tremec Manual Trans 9” Rebuilt Rear w/ 3:23 Gear Ratio - Positraction Chassis TCP Subframe Connectors Unique Performance Shock Tower Bracing 4-Point Weld in Rollbar Suspension TCP Front & Rear Coil-overs TCP Sway Bars TCP Strut Bars Interior Scat Ralley Series 1000 Seats G-Force 5 Point Camlock Seatbelts Shelby Style Console Shelby Signature Gauges w/200 MPH Speedometer Woodgrain Aluminum Steering Wheel Old Air Products A/C System Deluxe 1967 Door Panels Deluxe 1967 Dash & Trim Go-Baby-Go Shift Ring Armed NOS Switch Stereo System: Kenwood KDC-BT32 AM/FM/CD Phone Ready - Sirius XM Ready Derwin Vega 55 1900 Watts 5 Channel Amp DB Drive Subwoofer & Coaxial Speakers Exhaust JBA Ceramic Coated Headers Dual 2.5” Exhaust Dynamax Mufflers Steering TCP Power Rack & Pinion Conversion Flaming River Polished Tilt Column Brakes Front: Baer 13” Track System Rear: 12” Touring System Slotted, Cross Drilled & Zinc Washed Adjustable Rear Proportioning Valve Cooling Aluminum Crossflow Radiator 1-18” Electric Cooling Fan Electrical Trunk Mounted Battery Painless Wiring Harness MSD Ignition 7 Digital Exterior Sequential Taillights Shelby GT500 Emblems Functional Cobra Style Gas Cap Michelin Pilot Sports 235/45 ZR 17 - Front 335/35 ZR 17 - Rear Note: There are 143 pictures that load below the text of this write-up. If you have an older computer or a slow speed connection to the internet it may take up to several minute for all the photos to load to your screen. They load in large format for optimal viewing rather than the small image eBay format. There are some pictures in the eBay format as well but they only allow 24 images. If they do not appear you may simply cut and paste or click on this link below to go directly to my ImageShack account where the pictures are hosted in a large format, so you can blow them up as large as your screen can accommodate. The link is here: Walk-Around Video: Cold Start Video: Fly-By Video: (Note: the Fly-By Video was coming up a very big hill… this thing is a rocket) JUMP IN… FASTEN UP and GO RACING!! RIGHT NOW!!DRIVE IT TO LOCAL CAR SHOWS… AND WIN!!JUMP IN… FASTEN UP and DRIVE IT CROSS COUNTRY!!That’s right… this is an example of a near perfect condition, low mile complete and very exacting clone of the 1967 Shelby GT500CR “Eleanor” - “Gone in Sixty Seconds” car, featuring a Keith Craft 427 Side-Oiler with 755 horsepower. Take it racing or nice enough to show at any type of car event or simply enjoy driving it on the street. This Shelby “Eleanor” is one of only three done in “Red” by Jason Engel of Classic Recreations LLC, the Oklahoma-based company officially licensed to build the Shelby GT500CR. Starting its life as a real 390 V8 Mustang Fastback back in 1967, this cool classic has been transformed into the top dog Shelby GT500CR. The comprehensive restoration took place from 2005-2006 and is still fresh with less than 2000 miles logged since. The heart of this beast was built by Keith Craft and Dyno’s out at 755 horsepower. The car is licensed and totally street legal. Runs and drives wonderfully on the street. Make sure you take a look at the fly-by video of the car coming up a huge hill. I am helping a friend sell this little gem. He is the consummate car “freak” in my book. He is thinning out his rather large collection of cars and this one is in need of a new home. I took some of my pictures of the car at his home to give you an idea of what kind of guy we are talking about here. He has a 3000 square foot air conditioned and heated “cave” under his house for his car collection. This car was one of his dream cars and has been maintained since his purchase around nine years ago by Dickey Hot Rods in San Clemente, CA. Brian Dickey is one of the top Hot Rod guys in Southern CA and this car runs amazing. The owner is a consummate collector and the type of person you want to buy this type of vehicle from. Please take the time to read through th3 list of specs above so that you can understand just exactly what has been done to transform this car into an nearly “exact” replica of the original GT500 Eleanor. This is not just some fastback with a Shelby steering wheel, a stripe kit and a hood scoop. These “Restomods” are so much more than even the original Shelby cars could ever be. Modern features include authentic Shelby Performance Parts, rack and pinion steering, race-inspired suspension, oversized disc-brakes, and more. The Keith Craft 427 is hand assembled with the finest parts available. This GT500 offers supercar performance with classic muscle car looks. BODY & PAINT: The body is near pristine condition and appears to have never been disturbed in any way throughout its life. Take a look at the shut-line closeup pictures and you will notice just how nice everything fits. In 2005-06 the car was completely stripped and media blasted to the metal before new primer and paint was applied. The paint is smooth and deep with plenty of clearcoat. There are no dings, scratches or imperfections in the finish. The car has been continuously garaged since the restoration and has a fresh appearance. Its a head turner wherever she goes. MECHANICAL: Mechanically the car has been maintained to absolute perfection. It is extremely fast and handles like it is on rails. The car drives, shifts and runs like a dream. It rolls down the road on a brand new set of Z-rated Michelin Pilot Sport tires, straight as an arrow, with no shakes, rattles or imperfections anywhere in the handling or braking tendencies of this car. It is nearly impossible to describe this rare one-off Shelby GT500CR racer/show car. Perfection is a naughty word to throw around when it comes to automotive anything. This vehicle exudes perfection; in design, in workmanship, appearance, performance, handling and ride quality. Perfection abounds in this rare build, you can See it, Feel it, Hear it and Smell it. Just as a matter of reference I have been collecting and restoring collectable automobiles and motorcycles for the last 40 years. I am a member in good standing with the Porsche Club of America, the 356 Registry and NCRS (National Corvette Restorers Society) for over 25 years. I have been a Concour Judge at various venues around Southern CA. This is a stellar, turn-key automobile at the highest-level of restoration; in solid #1 condition needing nothing and running perfectly. The cars owner is a gentleman collector who has been involved in the hobby for many years in Southern CA. A newly built Shelby GT500CR by Classic Recreations LLC in Yukon, OK starts at $249K. And it will not have the Legendary Keith Craft Motor that this one has with less than 2000 miles on the clock. This Shelby GT500 Eleanor is the kind of master piece to be added to your collection if indeed you have a penchant for low mile race or show ready type of cars. You would be hard pressed to find a more solid, original and wonderful driving vehicle than this example in its rare red with white striped livery. Okay, Eleanor was cool in gray, but Eleanor should have been RED if you ask me. This is a very rare color combo and perhaps the nicest I have ever seen. Fur further information please call Frank at 949-310-6262. If you would like to see the car or talk to the owner, his number is available, contact me before the auction ends. Brian Dickey at Dickey Hot Rods is intimately knowledgeable with this vehicle and is also available for discussion. We also encourage offers during the bidding process and are inclined to sell the car to a serious person that understands what it would cost to build a car such as this and is ready to purchase a turn-key example. We reserve the right to end this “No Reserve” Auction at any time throughout the auction or sell to the highest bidder. TERMS & CONDITIONS: The car is for sale locally and we reserve the right to cancel this auction at any time before the end of the auction. We do not have a Buy It Now Price listed. The car will be made available for inspection by serious bidders throughout the auction. Please e-mail us if you would like to see the car. If you prefer, we can arrange to have a qualified, independent, professional mechanic perform a pre-purchase inspection for you (at your expense). It is the buyers responsibility to verify that all of the sellers information and claims about the car are true and correct prior to the sale of the vehicle. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL AS A FORM OF PAYMENT. THIS IS TRUE FOR BOTH THE INITIAL DEPOSIT AS WELL AS THE FINAL PAYMENT. Winning bidder must contact us within 24 hours of auction end, and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $1000.00 deposit is due within 48 hours of end of auction. The deposit can be made by cash (please do not mail cash!), bank check, cashier's check, or bank transfer (preferred). The remainder is due within 7d days of Auction end. The remaining balance must be made in the form of a bank transfer (preferred) Cashier's check, or bank check (all forms of payment subject to verification). PayPal will not be accepted as a form of payment for either the deposit or the final payment. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle, sell it to the next high bidder, or sell it otherwise. Please arrange financing prior to bidding. Once the final balance has been paid, title transfer paperwork will be initiated. Buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping of this vehicle. If you wish to have it shipped using a service, we will gladly cooperate, you can locate shippers by doing a search for “auto shippers”. We have relationships with both domestic and international shippers should you need some assistance. This vehicle is being sold as is, where is with no warranty, expressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to purchase based upon that judgment solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle. Please Check My Feedback- I value my 100% positive rating, and will do my best to keep it. The winning bidder should have the car insured from the time the final payment is made to us. Once final payment is made, we will exercise a generally accepted standard of care, but the buyer assumes all liability and risk once the final payment is made. Before delivery of the vehicle, the winning bidder must provide a photocopy of a valid driver’s license. Delivery is defined as the time at which physical possession of the car is transferred from us, the seller, to the buyer or the buyers’ agent or chosen transport company. If you are not sure about something, Please ASK. Do not assume anything not listed is included. We reserve the right to cancel bids for excessive negative feedback. We reserve the right to end the listing if the vehicle is no longer available for sale.

Sold at: 5/28/2018 11:57
Sold Price:$110,000
# of Bids:54
Location:San Clemente, California

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