The 1986/1987 Shelby GLHS vehicles
Kazzer introduces the long overlooked low budget performance sports cars
from Caroll Shelbys Chrysler turbo days,
the 1986 Shelby GLHS (sedan) and the 1987 Shelby GLHS (coupe)
These weren't just Shelby stickered up Chryslers, the GLHS series of cars
were taken to Shelbys Whittier CA skunkworks facility where the performance
was bumped up all around and limited editions were made..
1986 GLHS's = 500 total
1987 GLHS's - 1,000 total
Omni GLH VS Shelby Charger "arch nemesis" turbogod VS Kevin C. Talking trash for
years and finally get to the track! I tried solid core Spark plug wires bad
no-no.. It stalls off the line and backfires all the way down the track..
Next time Kevin!!
1984 DODGE SHELBY CHARGER -- ANOTHER RARE SHELBY CREATION
For 1983, Carroll Shelby modified the Dodge Charger, to be sold at Dodge
dealers as the Dodge Shelby Charger. Rather than focusing on speed, Shelby
modified the suspension and styling. The engine compression was raised for
107 hp, and the manual transmission had revised ratios. Shorter springs,
special wheels, and tires complemented stronger brakes and quicker
steering. Outside, a new nose and racing stripes accented the performance
image. The body kits, among other parts, were often shipped to dealerships
along with the car to be put on after delivery. The reasoning behind this
varied, but was said to speed delivery and compensate for ground clearance
issues that the cars faced on many car carriers. Production was 8,251 for
that first year.
For 1984, the Shelby Charger could be ordered with an optional automatic
transmission. There were 7,552 Shelby Chargers sold this model year. The
high-output engine, now up to 110 hp was also available in baseline
Chargers and Turismos. The MPFI/turbocharged turbo I engine, commonly known as a 'T1' was added
for Dodge's 1985 Shelby Charger. This engine produced 146 hp and was
changed from its first appearance in the Dodge Daytona turbo during the previous year. A Garrett
AiResearch T3 turbocharger and
Chrysler/Bosch multiple-point fuel injection enabled the 2.2 L engine to
produce the additional horsepower. A total of
7,709 Shelby Chargers were made for the 1985 model year, and 7,669 in 1986.
1987 was the final year, with just 1,011 produced. How many of these
Shelby creations exist today? Most likely just several hundred of all the
years these were made. Always a pleasure to see a rare car especially in
this condition. Thanks very much for viewing this rare 1984 Dodge Shelby
FWD Performance Drag Car
My poor attempts to combine in car and out of car video for a front wheel
drive Shelby Charger going 8.13 at 180 MPH in the qtr. mile.
Rob McLellan Shelby Charger 10.89_Oct3.2010.mov
On October 3,2010 with a 30km headwind at Gimli Dragway, Rob McLellan ran a
10.89 at 135 miles per hour in his Dodge Shelby Charger.
Update Oct. 2011: This Shelby Charger has now gone 10.28 @ 138.94mph (1.56
60 foot) (Fastest 8-valve 5 speed 4 cyl turbo Dodge on the planet)
Update Oct. 2011: This Car has now gone 10.04 @ 143.28 mph see video
Shelby Dodge Tribute
This is a short video dedicated to the forgotten Shelby cars and their turbocharged Mopar siblings.
The photos were taken by me at the annual SDAC convention, that was held in
Chicagoland this year.
For more information on these 80's pocket rockets head over to www.turbo-mopar.com
Note: The beginning dialogue is Shelby talking about a Supercharged
Charger; I couldn't seem to find some useable audio that pertained to the
use of the turbochargers in the numbered
cars that followed... But it still has its merits.
Thanks for watching!
Shelby Charger T1 to T2 #1
video # 1 of 6. My 87 shelby charger. Im converting it from t1 to t2 and
will be showing you the way to do it and the parts you'll need.
1983 Dodge Shelby Charger / May 2013 update
video 2: Since purchasing this 1983 1/2 Dodge Shelby Charger in August
2012, a number of engine updates by turboMopar's 'R/T' and 'BIGBRUDDA" have resulted
in a nicely running Shelby Dodge machine. Here is a short video with a few
throttle blips to show off the new Exhaust and smooth-running carbed 2.2 liter
shelby charger... she runs...
got her for $300 back on october as a birthday prez from my wife, 6 months
and 1000 mile move later she finaly runs...
required lots of rewiring stuff, still have some left but she runs and has
moved under her own power now.
for the build log and more info on the car visit
87 shelby charger T1 to T2 complete
final product. 2.2 turbo 2 converted to
a Super 60, super 60 cam on 110 centerline, 804 injectors, vibrant front
mount, custom Intercooler
piping, custom air intake, 2 1/2 in swing vavle, 2 1/2 in Exhaust (no converter) soon to be forged
chrysler TII rods and crank, glhs computer 18 psi. thanks to cindy at FWD
Performance for all the help!
86 SHELBY OMNI The car I sold but wish I had it back
If you know Shelby, you know about this car! I am selling #153 out of 500
made. A true collectors item 53k miles and Goes Like Hell (according to a
uniform representative from the Ohio State Patrol it goes about
135mph!)...Shelby style. Standard equipment, manual trans, new paint job,
original decals, and stage 2 computer upgrade... Original Radio, Manuals,
dealership window sticker, and records kept from date of purchase, the a/c
drops ice cubes in your lap...I can go on. Fun car to drive...
For purchase info... visit