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1965 Shelby GT350 For Sale - Highly Collectible Early Two Digit Example LMC is very proud to offer for sale this 1965 Shelby GT350 In 1964, Ford enlisted the help of everyone’s favorite chicken farmer, Carroll Shelby, to take the all new Mustang and give it some racing pedigree. Starting with a K-code fastback delivered from Ford, he created the 1965 Shelby GT350 which was the perfect recipe of modifications needed to go racing. The SCCA said in order for Carrolls cars to be sanctioned, there needed to be 100 built for homologation. These early cars had some small production characteristics that made them unique as well including a 16-inch diameter steering wheel, aluminum hub adapter, trunk-mounted battery, port-hole fiberglass hood, fiberglass tach and oil pressure pod, different differential bearings and traction arm seals. This early “double digit” example was delivered to Shelby’s Venice, California, facility in December of 1964. According to the Shelby American factory records, this Shelby was shipped new to Harr Motor Company Inc. and was manufactured with the early fiberglass porthole hood, trunk mounted battery, Cragar Shelby wheels and Le Mans stripes. Unlike so many others, it still retains its matching Hi-Po 289/306hp engine backed by the aluminum case T-10 4-speed transmission and 9” Detroit Locker rear end. This example underwent a rotisserie restoration completed by a marque expert using many original parts. Finished in the prerequisite Wimbledon White exterior and inside complete with correct with dash mounted pod with 8,000 rpm tach and oil pressure, factory racing lap belts, 16" wood rimmed steering wheel and factory radio delete plate. On a hoist you will discover the undercarriage to be properly restored with floors finished in the correct factory style red oxide primer with body color overspray and blacked out pinch welds. The overall look and unmistakable sound of the car are the factory side exiting exhaust just in front of the correct Blue Dot tires mounted on the optional Cragar wheels. Included in the sale are Shelby American car invoice, Shelby warranty policy form, Shelby delivery invoice, owner’s manuals, SAAC serial number verification, restoration receipts and ownership history. The 1965 Shelby GT350 is certainly classed in the upper echelon of American collectable automobiles. The opportunity to acquire an early-production, highly documented, authentic “two-digit” example with its numbers matching engine make it extremely rare and worthy of serious consideration for any collector or enthusiast. Additional Details: 1965 SHELBY GT350 -
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