1968 FORD MUSTANG ELEANOR CONVERTIBLE
This beautiful example started life as a big block Mustang Convertible and was imported to Australia and then given a complete change of life by it's present owner.
The vehicle in it's present form has starred at the Summer Nats in 2020, winning best convertible and when you see it in the flesh, you will understand why.
The following information comes from it's present owner:-
" If you are looking for a one-off vehicle built from the ground up then look no further. This 1968 Ford Mustang Eleanor convertible has been assembled with no expense spared, a unique car, there is no other like it in the world. An exhilarating drive with over 400kw at the rear wheels it has more than enough power to propel you down any stretch of road.
This vehicle has been assembled with so much attention to detail that it can be serviced at any Ford Dealer.
Dressed in the striking Lamborghini yellow with Pepper Grey stripes, the underbody of Mustang is also smoothed and painted in 2PK Pepper grey. With a modern fully adjustable suspension, this car handles as well if not better than a modern car. Custom stitched leather interior all modern comforts such as heated seats, electric windows, air conditioning and a custom stereo you will be comfortable on any long journey.
There is an enormous amount of pleasure to be had owning this car - it just looks so good and with the level that this vehicle has been built to, it is comforting to know you have a quality Mustang if not one of the best convertibles in Australia.
Full Engineers report, including lane change, brake test, chassis test with current wheels and coil over suspension.
FEATURES: • Eleanor kit – Stinger USA • Custom engine bay with shaved firewall and shock towers. Removed professionally- not patched. • Mustang II front end with RetroRack power steering kit. • RHD conversion – • Fully engineered, brake test, chassis strength test, lane change, ADR, compliant and south Australian regency park approved will meet worldwide regulation • Willwood 4 spot front and rear custom brakes, • Willwood pedal box no master cylinder under bonnet. Plus 2 remote boosters-front and rear. • Billet bonnet hinges • Billet boot hinges • Qa1 coil overs front and rear DOUBLE ADJUSTABLE • 4 link rear end - custom chassis work including chassis stiffeners • rear tubs widened 50 mm • all ADR approved braided brake lines run internally
DRIVELINE • 5.4L Ford modular engine completely rebuilt with HBEAM rods, Marley pistons, • HEADS - modified to suit bigger valves and springs for HARROP 2300 Supercharger with smallest pulley and custom bottom pulley on the crank. • Ford fuel management system. • Twin Custom throttle body. • Wiring and plumbing is hidden • Custom Fabricated aluminium tanks • Custom Fabricated air intake • custom Injectors 900CC • custom BA ford Aluminium radiator CUSTOM • custom trans coolers • Walbro 460 electric fuel pump in custom aluminium tank. • 35 spline Detroit locker diff Aluminium housing with 3.7 gears built to handle 1500HP • Gearbox- custom built C4 to handle over 1000hp with hi-stall convertor • B&M shifter customised to suit 3 speed. • Exhaust full custom 3.5" running Dr Gas NASCAR mufflers all mufflers • exhaust and header ceramic coated inside and out. • Fuel lines all done 1/2" aluminium with 3/8" aluminium return line & black braid.
INTERIOR • Electric windows factory look. • Air conditioning • Heated custom front leather seats • Custom stitched leather seats front and back • Retro sound stereo with amp and subwoofer • Custom boot interior with large battery in boot • Isotta Steering wheel • IDIDIT Tilt steering Column, collapsible. • Electric hand brake • Dakota Digital dash with shifter indicator • Brushed stainless dash and door • Electric roof. Custom made convertible roof; material as used by Mercedes. Not vinyl. Split glass rear window
WHEELS • Custom show wheels billet wheels - 18x7 205 45 front and 18x10 305 x 35 x18 deeps rear • TOYO tyres. Pro XES R888 305 35 rear. Road slicks.
FABRICATION: • Rear tubes widened • 4 link rear suspension • All rear floor modified to suit 4link • Custom made rear alloy fuel tank with baffles • Custom fuel lines and filter • Chassis strengthened and link up from rear to front • Link up bar scalloped to suit exhaust • Competition rear sway bar- fully adjustable to get power to the ground • Custom firewall • Custom inner guards • Custom radiator supports • Custom Wilwood race pedal box and Wilwood masters front and rear. Fully adjustable. • Brake booster customised to fit under guard • Custom made aluminium A/C pipework • Custom electric handbrake and actuator • Custom trans cooler with separate “Spal” fans • Supercharge water to air cooler & custom electric water pump • Billet RetroRack steering rack with custom tie rods • Custom front end completely boxed and welded. Mustang 11 front arms and shock tower Race spec. • Wilwood brakes and stub axels • Custom pipes - throttle body to air box • Custom under guard air box and intake box with external airtemp senders to match dash readout • All tanks are under guards. E.g., brake reservoir front and rear supercharger water tank radiator header tank window washer tank
BODY: • Elenore body kit –STINGER USA • Sill panel modified to suit exhaust • Rear bumper shaved and smoothed for exact fit. • Rear seat and head rest- ALL custom foam and leather • Front seat and head rest- ALL custom foam and leather, heated seats, floor lowered for comfort • Custom boot trim fitted with sub-woofer and top of the range 6 channel amp."
Altogether, quite an amazing Mustang, certainly worth a visit to our state of the art showroom floor in Adelaide.
We can arrange transport door to door Australia wide.
Finance - our broker offers VERY competitive rates and prompt service.
We welcome the opportunity to consider your trade in.
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