Reference Oct.21 2013 1967 Shelby Mods, Done By Shelby American

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Oct.21 2013 1967 Shelby mods, done by Shelby American - what Shelby did to a mustang body to become a Shelby mustang

Picture 030.jpg Picture 029.jpg Picture 001.jpg Picture 009.jpg I would like to show what was done to a Mustang body to become a Shelby Mustang .please feel free to add to this resource. the images i have are of a real 67 Shelby GT 350 S . lets start with the rear end caps. the end caps have a flange molded on the inside of the caps ,three 5/16 bolts were used to attach them to the quarters. j clips were used on the flange ,same clips used to...

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Oct.22 side scoops and brake ducts

the side scoops were hand laid fiberglass and made of two pieces bonded together.the two mounting studs were welded to a small flat plate that pop riveted to the back of the scoop before the halves were bonded together. the brake duct cone was bonded to the back of the scoop as well.the other cone was pop riveted to the inner wheel tub and a 3 inch hole was cut in the wheel tub. a flex tube joined the two cones to vent air form the scoops to the rear brakes.the scoops replaced the two finned...

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Oct 23 2013 tail lights and tail panel

Picture 008.jpg Picture 003.jpg _MG_3956.JPG _MG_3955.JPG _MG_3954.JPG the tail lights were 67-68 Cougar . mustangs tail light were removed .
long openings were cut in the steel tail panel for the Cougar lights to fit through and they were not cut clean ,they were just simply cut out with what looks like an air chisel .the first Shelby i worked on still had the coil of metal from the cutter still attached to the metal...

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Oct. 28 2013 upper scoops /air extractors

Picture 097.jpg Picture 098.jpg _MG_3987.JPG _MG_3988.JPG _MG_3989.JPG _MG_3986.JPG _MG_3992.JPG the upper scoops or air extractors didn't require much modifying .just a little enlargement of the mounting holes in the front two an the rear mounting holes. the scoops actually allowed air out of the car ,they were blocked off in the front inside. they were hand laid fiberglass and rough on the back...

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1967 Shelby nose cone

the nose cone or nose section was one piece and hand laid fiberglass, although some early ones were two piece as Shelby was having trouble fitting them so they were cut at what would be the stone deflector . the headlight bucket area had a flange on the inside that mated up to the front fender.this one has nuts bonded inside the flange and studs were screwed into the nose section. the grill was pop riveted to the nose section as was the lower grill. there were two types of grills, inboard...

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