Hello everyone, It’s been quite a few years since I last updated this blog. I’ve kept it online all this time to preserve the 20+ years of posts and content for anyone interested. However, it’s become clear that people have moved on, and the expenses […]
YUKON, Okla. (May 20, 2020) – Classic Recreations, the Oklahoma-based builder of officially-licensed Ford and Shelby American continuation cars and restorations has enlisted SpeedKore Performance Group, the Wisconsin-based carbon fiber manufacturer, to produce carbon fiber bodies for its Shelby GT500CR models. The first of its kind, […]
Progress is happening very quickly on the 2015 1967 Mustang conversion the guys are build at ‘B is for Build’. It is the second episode in and they have made great progress on fitting the panels from CJ Pony parts. Interestingly, we are set for […]
Today the guys at BisforBuild have dropped the second video in their new Mustang series and it’s a good one. In this episode the guys cover a lot of work to try and get the reproduction 1967 Mustang roof to fit. It’s already starting to […]
Who says good barn finds are all gone? This just might be the ultimate find for the muscle car lover. A 1968 Shelby GT500 in true ‘barn find’ condition. The seller, who listed the car on Facebook, is asking $70,000 and claims it’s been with […]
I’ve been following these crazy Youtube builders for a number of years now, and I absolutely love what they are doing. My only wish was that they would tackle a Mustang one day. That day has come. This past week the guys bought a flooded […]
This week saw the body finally move offsite to the bodyshop where it will be receiving the final work done in preparation for paint and then reassembly.
What a difference a week makes. Just a short update to show you what we’ve just got back from the powder coaters.
For the regular readers of this site you will know that the building of my car has been a feat that has taken the better part of a decade. I’ve gone through the Eleanor love story and back again and am now setting my sights on a Shelby GT500 resto mod.
It’s a little known fact that back in 1964 there was an independent rear suspension (IRS) designed for the Mustang by Carroll Shelby’s crew. It never eventuated, most probably due to budget constraits but the Original Crew who worked on the car has wondered all these years how well it would have worked. So they set about finding out.