1967 Shelby GT500 found in a barn in Iowa

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I had a 69 Fairlaine 500 sportsroof with a 426Cj and a 4 speed toploader and 12 bolt in the late 70's Cost 775 bucks new in good condition, with 78K miles. smile Sold it for 780 bucks 6 months later to prince Hussein Saleh. We called him Sal. No Kidding. Im not a ford guy and didnt like the CJ. Would have liked it better as a milder 390 with a C6.
 
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Yes,yes, YouTube is full of hyperbola clickbaity nonsense. "Trackhoe found in woods, will it start after 30 years?" "'69 mustang found in barn, will it start?" "Found a Yeti cooler that sat for 25 years, will it still keep ice cold?"
 
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Originally Posted by Vern_in_IL
Yes,yes, YouTube is full of hyperbola clickbaity nonsense. "Trackhoe found in woods, will it start after 30 years?" "'69 mustang found in barn, will it start?" "Found a Yeti cooler that sat for 25 years, will it still keep ice cold?"
Which part of this video looked clickbaity to you?
 
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A coincidence that Steve McQueen's Mustang from Bullitt went on the block and fetched $4.something million? They salted the mine with this one. Really, I have no idea. The cat looked authentic so I'm going with .....TRUE STORY. The angle iron welded to the pan's leading edge is my favorite "customization". Off-roadin' gear on a budget!
 
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Will be a cool car once it's gone through, but that is an expensive barn find! Actually, I'm amazed you can still find a Shelby that's been stashed away like that.
 
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That thing really is in rough shape and it is incomplete as well. Plenty of rot, rust, body work, missing parts, wrong block.... I'd say maybe worth about 3k.
 
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I would clean it up and get it in good mechanical condition and just drive it as is and forget about the restoration. I know they are worth a lot of money but to get that car perfect you are looking at 10's of thousands of dollars especially if you cannot do the work yourself. This is a very labor intensive project.
 
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Originally Posted by ARCOgraphite
I found a "Shelby" in the barn ... and I haven't left yet ! [Linked Image]
I found a Shelby in a barn once...but it was Shelby Foote doing Civil War research. :^(
 
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Originally Posted by AC1DD
That thing really is in rough shape and it is incomplete as well. Plenty of rot, rust, body work, missing parts, wrong block.... I'd say maybe worth about 3k.
Sounds like someone is interested.... Playing the old tricky Ricky route eh? "So how much is this $3k car gonna cost me?"
 
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Originally Posted by RichR
Unfortunately the cars we had and loved in our youth are now out of our price range!
You can build very close approximation for the price of a new corolla. Engines and trans are cheap - even big blocks. its all them the lil' bits that get ya. I want to build a 1973 Satellite Sebring with mild 360V8 and the old syracuse a-833 4 gear O.D. Should be a good driver and there are parts as its similar to the charger and roadrunner
 
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Originally Posted by Virtus_Probi
Originally Posted by ARCOgraphite
I found a "Shelby" in the barn ... and I haven't left yet !
I found a Shelby in a barn once...but it was Shelby Foote doing Civil War research. :^(
For real? Did you tell him to tell Ken Burns to loose that silly bowl cut hair-do? cool.
 
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