Amazing 1967 Shelby GT500 Barn Find in Death Valley California

 
 
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by Brian Lohnes 

When we got the call from our pal Jon at Tube Chassis Designz that we needed to get down to his shop to see something cool, we jumped in the car and went. 

We were greeted with one of the coolest single cars we have ever seen. This is a factory stock 1967 Shelby GT500 that sat outside in Death Valley, California for more than 25 years before being found and rescued by a Massachusetts buyer. It is a legit car with the proper Shelby ID tag on the fender, wooden steering wheel, fiberglass hood and deck lid with spoiler, center grouped driving lights, four speed manual transmission, dual quad topped 428 and Shelby badging. 

This 1967 Shelby GT500 is a true time capsule and the owner knows it. He is having the 428 pulled out to get cleaned up internally and once it is ready to run, it is going back in the car and he is leaving the exterior untouched, which we think is boss!

Check out BangShift to see all 50 photos, and see what members are saying about this amazing survivor over on the Forum!

 
 
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Jack Adams (Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:43:05 -0800): I think leaving the original hubcaps on alone makes it rare and unique. Early '67 GT500 cars had the center grille driving lights and running lights in the upper side scoops (not pictured). Tires are late '60s as well.
Scott C. Weems (Sat, 10 Mar 2012 14:32:20 -0800): very nice!
Ben Taylor (Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:09:10 -0700): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-JQksYxgM0

 




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