Oct.21 2013 1967 Shelby mods, done by Shelby American

what Shelby did to a mustang body to become a Shelby mustang

  1. 1967 Shelby nose cone

    horse sence
    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...
  2. Nov.2 2013 67 Shelby hood

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    _MG_4004.JPG _MG_4010.JPG _MG_4006.JPG _MG_4008.JPG _MG_4009.JPG _MG_4007.JPG _MG_4005.JPG _MG_4001.JPG _MG_4002.JPG _MG_4011.JPG this is a real Shelby hood ,although it has seen better days. it is 3 inches longer than a steel hood. it was hand laid fiberglass and rough on the bottom. the latch area has a steel insert that was part of a steel...
  3. Oct. 28 2013 upper scoops /air extractors

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    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...
  4. Oct 23 2013 tail lights and tail panel

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    Picture 008.jpg Picture 003.jpg _MG_3956.JPG _MG_3955.JPG _MG_3954.JPG _MG_3962.JPG _MG_3960.JPG _MG_3957.JPG 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...
  5. Oct.22 side scoops and brake ducts

    horse sence
    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...