No expense spared 1965 Shelby GT350 Tribute for sale. Fully seam welded body with all new panels, floor and roof. Painted in original Wimbledon White with Guardsman Blue stripes to Shelby original specifications. Front and rear guards flared in metal, bonnet scoop is fiberglass and fully functional. Body frames and doors have been rustproofed with a German rustproofing liquid.
Mechanically the Shelby is powered by a 347ci Dart Ford Windsor 4 inch bore block with 4 bolt mains and Dart aluminium heads, ported and polished with capacity matched combustion chambers. The very best internals including a Scat steel crankshaft and conrods, and Stage 3 Comp Cam (roller design) with roller rockers. The engine has a wonderful flat torque curve from 2800rpm all the way to 6400rpm. Edelbrock Air Gap manifold with Holley 650cfm racing carburetor (double pumper with no chokes). MSD Electronic Ignition. PWR custom made radiator with high capacity dual electric fans. (no overheating issues). Custom made extractors with 8 separate pipes mounting to cylinder head plates, 4 into 1 each side. The engine is tuned to 325bhp at the rear wheels for road use.
Tremec T5 transmission fitted, useing a 500hp single plate clutch with full hydraulic conversion. (No clutch fork). Custom chrome-moly tailshaft connects to the Ford 9" True Track LSD with Ford 3.5:1 gears.
Brakes are front AP Racing 4 piston calipers with Forza 2 piece rotors 296mm x 28mm. running rear discs with drum parking brake. Adjustable bias between front and rear with an electric vacuum pump.
Renowned RRS Suspension conversion upgraded by Heasmans Suspension to incorporate strengthened mounting points, including fully adjustable height and shock absorbers. Eibach coils and Bilstein Shocks. Adjustable rear trailing arms and watts linkage arms. The car has been corner weighted to tune its handling. Steering is rack and pinion with power assistance. Geometry has been engineered to zero bumpsteer with adjustable castor and camber.
Scat sports front seats fitted trimmed in navy leather. Rear seat is original design trimmed in matching leather. Dash includes Altimeter instruments using the 6 cluster GT350R instrument panel. Steering wheel is an original Shelby spec Motolita 15 inch wooden 3 spoke alloy. Steering column is 32" collapsible and tilt adjustable from a 67 Mustang. Gear lever is a genuine Hurst shifter with a short shift mechanism. Working Hurricane under dash air conditioning fitted.
Running All American Torque Thrust D 15" Racing wheels. Currently running 7" on the front and 8.5" on the rear. There are 2 spare 7" wheels and 2 spare 8" wheels. 2 sets of tyres, Mickey Thomson 235/60 Street Strip radials and Yokohama 225/60 C Drive radials.
This is one hell of a Shelby that has been built without regard to cost delivering a car that drives, handles and stops better than most modern cars. A superbly excuted Tribute at home on road, targa or track, and offered well below replacement cost. Located in the Bowral, NSW area. Contact AMCS on 02 9967 0220 to arrange your private inspection. (Ref. 5296)