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#35480 of 36967 Re: Hard top> [andys120]
Jan 08, 2013 (11:51 am)
I really wanted one of those for my first car back in the 90s - I knew of one in town, owned by a nice old guy who was talkative about it, but wouldn't sell it - was "saving it" for his adult son who couldn't care less about the car. Then the old guy passed on and the property was emptied out overnight. It was a cool car, 260, red on red, very solid condition - I wonder what became of it.
#35481 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [andys120]
Jan 08, 2013 (11:53 am)
It's a Shelby Mustang - year and what particular version, I don't know.
#35482 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [robr2]
by Mr_Shiftright HOST
Jan 08, 2013 (12:02 pm)
69 or 70---can't tell from the photo.
#35483 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [Mr_Shiftright]
Jan 08, 2013 (12:06 pm)
I will guess 1968
#35484 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [Mr_Shiftright]
Jan 08, 2013 (12:13 pm)
Wouldn't 1968 or later have side marker lights? Or was Shelby exempt from those somehow?
#35485 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [fintail]
Jan 08, 2013 (12:25 pm)
definitely not '68 taillights.
And shouldn't it say SHELBY across the back? Something seems really wrong here to me.
#35486 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [qbrozen]
Jan 08, 2013 (1:30 pm)
Boy, I didn't think it would be that hard but the green car is a 1967 Shelby (Mustang) GT-350. IMHO it may be the best looking Mustang ever (the "Eleanors" were patterned after it (mostly).
Here it is from the front>
The misaligned (fiberglass) hood was typical, the extra lights in the corners of the grille were not, these were usually twinned in the center of the hood in the '67s.
#35487 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [Mr_Shiftright]
Jan 08, 2013 (2:03 pm)
That is a '67--no side marker lights, but more importantly, it's the '67-68 bodystyle and not the new '69-70.
Oops, now I see the poster had to identify it!
#35488 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [andys120]
Jan 08, 2013 (3:05 pm)
huh. OK. I found more pics and they do all look like that. Really thought '67 would have still had the '65-'66 taillights, and I definitely thought it said shelby on the back.
#35489 of 36967 Re: Ducktail> [uplanderguy]
Jan 08, 2013 (3:07 pm)
Yep, the side marker lights are a good way to tell a '68 from a '67 Shelby Mustang. Another is the placement of the hood scoops and the more rectangular auxiliary lights in place of the round ones in the '67.
There's a shiny metal surround on the '68 tailights which the '67 doesn't have.
Oh, and there were no convertibles in '67 (what a shame).