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1968 Mustang Shelby Cobra 428 KR restoration completed !
The 1968 Shelby Cobra GT 500-KR
Wheelbase, inches: 108.0
Weight, lbs: 3,200
Number built: 1251
Base price: $4,473
Type: ohv V-8
Displacement, cid: 428
Fuel system: 1 x 4bbl.
Compression ratio: 10.6:1
horsepower @ rpm: 335 @ 5200
Torque @ rpm: 440 @ 3400
0-60 mph, sec: 6.0
1/4 mile, sec. @ mph: 14.3 @ 100
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1968 Shelby Cobra GT500KR
November 5, 2011 -- Earl Cornwell Jr., Auctioneer and Owner of Earl's
Auction Company in Indianapolis, Indiana, presides over the sale at auction
of the Hughbanks Estate, Plainfield, IN.
The centerpieces of the sale included a number of antique and collectable
automobiles... including a 'nearly original' 1968 Shelby Cobra with just
over 9,100 actual miles.
Watch as the bidding quickly jumps to over six figures, finally to close at
a World Record Price of $253,000.
In the end, the vehicle is loaded and delivered, with Police escort, to the
new owners location. Let's hope that one day this beauty will be shared for
the enjoyment of all antique auto / muscle car enthusiasts.
1968 Shelby Cobra Mustange restoration in progress
Bringing you up to date on the Shelby build . Back down on it's wheels and
the engine and tranny rebuilt and dropped back in . The headliner replaced
and the interior going back in . The paint laid on nice and is buffing out
to a great shine . More pictures on my blog so follow along on the build .
Jay Leno's Garage: Custom 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback
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Jay's neighbor Bodie Stroud stops by the garage with his latest and
greatest: a chopped, widened fastback featuring one of ten 494 all-aluminum
BOSS engines, originally made for (and signed by!) Mario Andretti in 1969.
Holy burnout, Batman!
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1973 Mach 1 Mustang Restoration - improved
A short video journey along the 18 months it took us to restore a bent and
rusting red wreck into a race car for the World's ultimate tarmac rally -
Targa Tasmania. This video is missing a lot, as you can imagine with a
complete restoration, but it does contain footage of the day we bought the
car right up to the recently completed Targa Wrest Point 2010 tarmac rally
- without a crash.
We need to recognise John Biggelaar (near Launceston) our amazing restorer,
and Warren and the boys at Gorringes (in North Hobart), who took on a
monumental mechanical task and succeeded. And of course my wife and kids
who have shown understanding, tolerance and passion.
Street Customs | S01E01 | Shelby's Mustang | (HD)
Street Customs | Season 1 Episode 1 History in the Making | (Shelby's Mustang) | (HD)
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