Any ’65-’70 Shelby Mustang is a very special, drool-worthy muscle car. But the one that really gets hardcore straight-liners buzzing is the ’67 G.T. 500. Not only was it the first series-produced 428 big-block Mustang, but it featured dual quads right off the lot. Even though later G.T. 500 KRs and all ’69 and ’70 G.T. 500s were upgraded with the more potent 428 Cobra Jet, they inhaled through a single 735-cfm Holley four-barrel carburetor that just seemed to get lost, sitting there all alone in the vast expanse between the pent-roof aluminum Cobra valve covers. Not so the ’67! Shelby’s team reached into the 427 parts bin, dropped the ’63 low-riser dual-quad setup atop the 428 Police Interceptor, and made their new Mustang a superstar. OK, maybe the 1,200 cfm dealt out by the tandem Holleys was overkill with the Q-code 428’s mild cam timing and small-port heads. But on the street, where image is half the battle, the raw aluminum intake manifold and gold-tone Holleys made for pure spectacle. Don Lee owns one of the 2,048 G.T. 500s built in 1967. He bought the numbers-matching Shelby (number 67400F5U00666) back in 1982 after spotting it parked outside a mom-and-pop… Read full this story
- Ford’s 2018 Mustang could get a trick suspension, lose an engine option
- Ford’s next Mustang Shelby GT500 will mock Hellcats with 800 horsepower
- Return of Shelby? Ford may add GT 350, Mach 1 models to the Mustang lineup
- It’s almost here! Ford releases fourth teaser video for the upcoming Mustang GT350
- 2015 Ford Mustang speculation begins with sexy new renderings
- New Forza Motorsport 6 “Ford Week” Cars Revealed
- Only the rev limiter can stop Hennessey’s 195-mph HPE700 Mustang
- Anyone want a 1,000 horsepower Mustang?
- No turbo, no supercharger: Ford’s Shelby GT350 Mustang cracks 500 HP the natural way
- The power of Voodoo black magic: 2016 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Rumor Roundup
Rebuilding Shelby’s G.T. 500 428, Ford’s Only Dual-Quad Mustang have 294 words, post on www.hotrod.com at December 30, 2014. This is cached page on CuBird. If you want remove this page, please contact us.