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#35485 of 38531 Re: Ducktail> [fintail]
Jan 08, 2013 (11:25 am)
definitely not '68 taillights.
And shouldn't it say SHELBY across the back? Something seems really wrong here to me.
#35486 of 38531 Re: Ducktail> [qbrozen]
Jan 08, 2013 (12:30 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 38531 Re: Ducktail> [Mr_Shiftright]
Jan 08, 2013 (1:03 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 38531 Re: Ducktail> [andys120]
Jan 08, 2013 (2:05 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 38531 Re: Ducktail> [uplanderguy]
Jan 08, 2013 (2:07 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).
#35490 of 38531 this one should be pretty easy
Jan 08, 2013 (5:27 pm)
but where was it built?
#35491 of 38531 Re: this one should be pretty easy [explorerx4]
Jan 08, 2013 (5:36 pm)
It's a Rolls 20/25 (plate helps ), "where was it built" is a fun question. I see it is RHD, I don't know if a Springfield built car would be RHD, and the body is later than Springfield production.
#35492 of 38531 Re: this one should be pretty easy [fintail]
Jan 08, 2013 (6:19 pm)
That picture was taken last September and I didn't look at it very closely, but I thought we had a picture of a Springfield Rolls and that is definitely not it!
Jan 08, 2013 (6:23 pm)
although odd color choice for the brand
#35494 of 38531 Re: this one should be pretty easy [explorerx4]
Jan 08, 2013 (6:40 pm)
Springfield production ended in 1930, I think. That car is probably 1935-39. But, RRs were often rebodied. It would be cool in a way to have a US built Rolls.