The Definitive Shelby Mustang Guide

The Definitive Shelby Mustang Guide takes a detailed look at the performance and styling of the 1965-1970 Shelby Mustangs in text, photographs and charts/graphs and clears up many myths and misconceptions surrounding these legendary pony ...

Author: Greg Kolasa

Publisher: Cartech

ISBN: 9781613253717

Category: Transportation

Page: 194

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The Definitive Shelby Mustang Guide takes a detailed look at the performance and styling of the 1965-1970 Shelby Mustangs in text, photographs and charts/graphs and clears up many myths and misconceptions surrounding these legendary pony cars.

1968 Shelby Mustang GT350 GT500 and GT500KR

He is the author of The Definitive Shelby Mustang Guide: 1965-1970, published by CarTech Books, as well as co-author of Shelby Mustang GT350: My Years Designing, Testing, and Racing Carroll's Legendary Mustangs, with GT350 Project ...

Author: Greg Kolasa

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613252927

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

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There were Mustangs, and then there were Mustangs. Ford wanted its new little Pony Car to appeal to the masses, and in executing that plan, the Mustang could be had in anything from a plain-Jane version with an economical 6-cylinder engine (often referred to as a "secretary’s car"), all the way up to the sporty GT models with optional 271-hp V-8s. Unfortunately, although road-going Mustangs were considered sporty, they were not officially sports cars, at least according to the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). And Lee Iacocca knew that on-track performance led to showroom performance, so he needed to go racing. Enter Carroll Shelby. Shelby worked with the SCCA to modify the Mustang to meet the SCCA's requirements and enter the racing arena. The result was the now-legendary Shelby Mustang. This volume of CarTech's In Detail series covers the 1968 Shelby GT350, GT500, and GT500KR. In 1968, Ford sought to take over much of the process of producing Shelby Mustangs and increased that production dramatically to meet anticipated sales demand, so it was a bit of a transition year. In an effort to appeal to muscle car fans rather than race fans, the cars were losing their edgy race car feel and were becoming more high-end performance road cars with a long list of performance and comfort options including 428 Cobra Jet Engines, automatic transmissions, and air conditioning. They may have no longer been sports cars, but they were now fantastic muscle cars. As in all In Detail Series books, you get an introduction and historical overview, an explanation of the design and concepts involved in creating the car, a look at marketing and promotion, and an in-depth study of all hardware and available options, as well as an examination of where the car is on the market today. Also included is an appendix of paint and option codes, VIN and build tag decoders, as well as production numbers.

Carroll Shelby

THE DEFINITIVE SHELBY MUSTANG GUIDE: 1965-1970 by Greg Kolasa Shelby American Auto Club (SAAC) historian and registrar Greg Kolasa details the specifics on the performance and appearance alterations. This book gives a detailed look at ...

Author: Art Evans

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613253222

Category: Transportation

Page: 252

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Art Evans was a sports car racer in the 1950s on the West Coast who raced against, and became close friends with, Carroll Shelby. Their intense competition on the track became a lifelong friendship off the track. He and Shelby collaborated on many business projects over the years, including books, marketing projects, projects for the Shelby Foundation, and so on. In his later years, Shelby loved the books about his cars and similar topics, but his eyesight was failing to the point where he had difficulty reading, and really preferred the books that were heavy with photos. It was from that realization that Shelby and Evans decided to work on one last book together. They both combed through the Shelby archives and selected Shelby's favorite images from his racing career. That is almost the entirety of this book. It is packed with photos selected by Shelby himself, and the captions are quotes from Shelby's commentary on the action in the photo, as well as his memories. Unfortunately, Carroll Shelby passed away before the book was fully completed, but Evans, following Shelby's instructions, carried this final project through to completion. Filled with images that have never been seen in print, as well as images not published since the 1950s and 1960s, this final work from Shelby is a personally curated collection by the legend himself. If you are a sports car racing fan, Ford fan, Shelby fan, or any combination of the three, this book is a perfect addition to your automotive library.

The Definitive Firebird Trans Am Guide 1967 1969

... to secure a relationship with an outside source to draw interest toward the division and its performance model, much like the arrangement that Ford had with Carroll Shelby and the very successful Shelby Mustang program it created.

Author: Rocky Rotella

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613251491

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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In the mid-1960s, Ford Motor Company took the automotive world by storm with the release of its new pony car, the Ford Mustang. It was the right car for the right time, and it caught General Motors a bit by surprise. One year later, after seeing the Mustang's enormous sales success, General Motors announced the development of its own pony-car platform, code-named "Panther," to enter the market and compete with the tremendously popular Mustang. And what a competition it became. Chevrolet Camaros and Pontiac Firebirds hit the market in the fall of 1966, and the world clamored for more of these new Mustang killers. Over the course of time, these F-Body cars became some of the most popular enthusiast cars of all time. In The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide 1967–1981, Pontiac expert and historian Rocky Rotella examines each production year of Firebird. Production figures, option codes, running changes, model year changes and variances, rarity, collectability, interviews with engineers, and more are thoroughly covered in what is sure to be the ultimate Firebird reference book for years to come. Complementing the detail and year-by-year analysis is a combination of archival photography from the launch of these cars and beautiful color photos of original and restored examples today. Whether you are into the first generation of F-Body Pontiacs, the first Trans Ams in 1969, the early second-generation Super Duty cars, or even the wildly popular Trans Ams from the Smokey and the Bandit era, this book tells the entire story of these immensely popular cars. It is an excellent addition to any pony car, muscle car, or any enthusiast’s library.

David Kimble s Cutaways

Item # CT557 THE DEFINITIVE SHELBY MUSTANG GUIDE: 1965-1970 by Greg Kolasa Shelby American Auto Club (SAAC) historian and registrar Greg Kolasa details the specifics on the performance and appearance alterations.

Author: David Kimble

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613251734

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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For enthusiasts reading magazines such as Motor Trend, Road & Track, and others, David Kimble is no stranger. His brilliant cutaway artwork has been gracing the pages of those publications for years. Whether he illustrated engines, transmissions, full-car chassis, sports cars, race cars, or classics, his cutaway artwork revealed, in excruciating detail, things that a camera lens could never capture. In David Kimble's Cutaways: The Techniques and the Stories Behind the Art, Kimble reveals the secrets, techniques, procedures, and the dedication to craft that is required to produce these amazing illustrations. He covers the step-by-step procedures while producing fresh artwork for this book featuring a McLaren Can-Am car as well as a vintage Harley-Davidson. Although the procedures covered here are unique to Kimble, and pretty much a pipe dream to mere mortals, this title provides an inside look into how he does it. Also included are the stories and tales of how it all started, traveling the world to illustrate cars, behind the scenes with manufacturers, the Corvette years, as well as a gallery of many illustrations. Never before has David Kimble provided a look into his cutaway "skunkworks," or shared the procedures for bringing these beautiful technical illustrations to life. This book is a must-have for any automotive or art fan.

Jeep Dana and Chrysler Differentials

... Chevrolet* (SA26) Chevrolet Big Block Parts Interchange Manual (SA31P) Chevy TPI Fuel Injection Swapper's Guide ... Customs and Rails (07501) Junior Stock: Stock Class Drag Racing 1964—1971 (07505) Definitive Shelby Mustang Guide ...

Author: Larry Shepard

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613250495

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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Over the last 40 years, millions of Chrysler, AMC, and Jeep vehicles have used these differentials, propelling these high-performance vehicles to victory on the street, in drag racing, and other applications. Chrysler used the Dana 60 and BorgWarner Sure-Grip high-performance differentials in the Challenger, Charger, Barracuda, Super Bee and many other renowned Chrysler muscle cars. These differentials have been tied to historic powerhouse engines, such as the Chrysler Magnum and Hemi V8s in stock car, drag racing, and other forms of racing, making history in the process. Jeep CJs and Cherokees have used the Dana 44 and AMC 20 and put these differentials under tremendous loads, which often requires frequent rebuilds. After years of use, these differentials require rebuilding, and of course aftermarket suppliers offer ring and pinion and other parts to upgrade these axles. In this Workbench series title, the focus is on the disassembly, inspection and step-by-step rebuild of the most popular high-performance differentials. Axles and differentials are not incredibly complex components, but there are some specific steps to follow for rebuilding, upgrading, and setting them up properly, and this book demystifies the process and explains it in detail. A book dedicated to the Dana, Sure-Grip, and AMC Jeep axles has never been published before, and Mopar, Jeep and AMC enthusiasts are hungry for this information. The Dana and AMC axles should remain in wide use into the foreseeable future, and therefore there will be a consistent demand for this information. This book will also feature extensive gear and application charts, so the reader is sure to select the correct gear ratio for a particular vehicle and application. Special coverage is therefore dedicated to ring and pinion gears. In addition selecting the best aftermarket and production axle shafts is covered as well as modifying and upgrading the differential housings.

Original Mustang 1964 1 2 1966

IS MUSTANG 1964 % 2–1966 COBRA SSHELBY COBRA G.T.350 CARROLL SHELBY NOTORS IS THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE FOR ORIGINAL FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS AND MODEL EVOLUTION CLOSE - UP ILLUSTRATIONS OF BODYWORK , INTERIOR , AND MECHANICAL DETAILS MORE ...

Author: Colin Date

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781610591393

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The Definitive Plymouth Barracuda and Dodge Challenger Guide 1970 1974

Early styling concepts for Chrysler's next-generation “Mustang fighter” (which succeeded the A-Body–based Barracuda) ... Shelby Automotive's collaboration beginning in 1965. ... The Definitive Barracuda & Challenger Guide: 1970–1974 11.

Author: Scott Ross

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613252366

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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The 1970–1974 Plymouth Barracudas and Dodge Challengers are compact, lightweight, and extremely powerful pony cars; some are considered to be the greatest Mopar muscle cars of the era. The platform, known as the E-Body for this generation, was Chrysler’s response to the competition from the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro. Today, the E-Body Barracudas and Challengers are some of the most valuable and popular muscle cars ever built. In The Definitive Plymouth Barracuda and Dodge Challenger Guide: 1970-1974, seasoned journalist Scott Ross has unearthed new information from the key personnel involved in designing, engineering, and building these brash muscle cars. Ross provides comprehensive engine, transmission, and interior options as well as essential trim package and color code information. You learn the bottom line on original equipment packages and options. Ross covers Special Edition, R/T, Gran Coupe, and Rapid Transit System packages. And of course, the preeminent models in the lineup, Hemi Cuda, Challenger 440 six pack, AAR Cuda, and Challenger TA are covered in extensive detail. The large option list (and which options were available on which cars) is covered in great detail, which will greatly assist you with authentication. Plymouth Barracudas and Dodge Challengers are some of the most powerful and valuable Mopar muscle cars ever built. If you have been searching for the comprehensive story and vital option information for these classic Mopar muscle cars, you don’t need to look any further.

Ford Mustang Buyer s Restoration Guide 1964 1 2 2007

For the Mustang owner , or for someone considering the purchase and restoration of this classic muscle car , Peter and Nilda Sessler have put together this definitive guide on the subject . From the first Mustang in 1964 , which some ...

Author: Peter C. Sessler

Publisher: Indy Tech Publishing

ISBN: 9780790613260

Category: Transportation

Page: 276

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Provides a buyer's guide for the Ford Mustang. This book includes chapters on engine, drivetrain, bodywork, interior, and detailing. It also includes a CD-ROM with photographs from the author's personal collection of Ford Mustang photographs.