1968 Ford Mustang Coupe Eleanor GT500E Tribute

Sale price: $10000,00 make an offer

Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Ford
Model:Mustang
Year:1968
Type:Coupe
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Color:Peppermint Gray
Mileage:500
Transmission:Manual
Interior Color:Black
Engine:302
Trim:GT
Number of Cylinders:8
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Description

Up for auction is my 1968 Ford Mustang GT Coupe transformed into an Eleanor GT500E tribute car. It has a brand new 302ci crate engine from ATK Performance. It pushes over 320 horsepower. It has a new 5 speed manual transmission, front disk brakes, Edelbrock carburetor and Cobra valve covers and air filter.
I have invested well over $60,000 in parts and labor. Eleanor mustangs sell for over $75,000 some even fetch upwards of $100,000. I'm setting a low starting price with a low-reserve price. Highest bidder takes this muscle car home.
I have taken this car to several car shows and it always draws a crowd. Recently I took it to the Daytona Turkey Run (see video at face="Arial" size="2">
List of upgrades and mods:
ATK Performance Stage 3 302ci Ford EngineTorque: 336Engine Type: FORD Small Block V8Displacement (cu.in): 302Block: Roller StyleBore / Stoke: 4.040 X 3.000Crankshaft: OE 1 Piece seal 50oz Bal.Rods: OEPistons: HypereutecticRings: MolyCamshaft Type: HYD. RollerCamshaft Lift: .498 IN X .498 EXCamshaft Duration @.50: 219 IN X 219 EXCylinder Head Type: OE Cast IronChamber Size: OEValve Size: 1.77 IN X 1.46 EXIntake Runner Volume: OECompression Ratio: 9.0:1Rocker Arm Type: Stamped SteelRocker Arm Ratio: 1.6:1Sheet Metal: Chrome V/C T/C Black O/P Recommended Fuel: 93 OctaneIgnition Timing: 30 Degrees Total AdvanceMax RPM: 5800New 5-speed TK5 manual transmission2-row Champion aluminum radiator with electric fanNew fuel tankNew fuel linesNew American Autowire electrical wiring harnessNew brake linesNew upper and lower control armsWilwood front disc brake conversion (Dynalite 4-Piston black drilled and slotted 11.3")Eleanor-Style 454 17X8 wheels with spinner center caps and 235/45/17 Sumitomo tiresDakota Digital digital instrument panelViper alarm with power locksRockford Fosgate punch series speakers with dual 10" subs in boom boxFlush carpeted trunk areaKenwood Excelon in-dash CD/MP3 receiverDynamat Xtreme sound deadener installed from trunk to firewall New black mass back carpetTinted windows8-piece Eleanor front light kit with LED halo headlight beamsShelby-style tailight panel with sequential lightsCustom exhaust with Flowmaster 40 series mufflersRetractable 3-point seat beltsProcar Sportsman-Pro recliner racing seats frontNewly upholstered rear seatHurst shifter with "Go-BabyGo" shift knobCorso Feroce Shelby-style wood grain steering wheelFull length TMI center console with dual cup holders and storage area
Car History:
I purchased this car back in 2007 in California where it was a daily driver. I have a clear title under my name from the State of Florida now. It had a couple rust holes in the floor pan and some surface rust. I had the car professionally restored at a body shop using a car rotisserie. No bolt left unturned. New floor plans were installed. The car was media blasted and all surface rust removed. The undercarriage was sprayed with heavy-duty protective liner coating.
The vehicle started as a 1968 GT Coupe with a 289ci engine and automatic transmission. A 5-speed transmission was installed along with clutch pedal assembly. A fiberglass Eleanor body kit was bolted-on and then molded. The car was painted using the original Eleanor paint codes (Pepper Grey Metallic - Dupont Fleet 44490) with black racing stripes that extend the whole length of the car from front to back.
The car has been mostly garaged kept. I take it out once in a while on the weekends or to car shows. It has a very aggressive muscle engine sound when idle and during acceleration. Lots of power to the rear tires.
It has been my dream come true but I'm planning to use the money for a real-estate investment. I hope you enjoy this car as much as I do.
Picture notes:
The car has both driver and passenger side racing seats installed now. Picture only shows passenger side.
The 5-speed chrome shifter with "Go-Baby-Go" shift knob is installed now.
Shipping
I will gladly assist with shipping and can drop it off anywhere within the Tampa Bay area or you can arrange to have the car picked up.
Warranty
The car is sold "As-is" with no warranty. You can have the car inspected or come see it by yourself.
Payment
A $500 immediate deposit is required. Balance is due in cash, cashier's check or bank wire transfer.
International buyers
Please contact me if you are outside the U.S. before bidding.

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