The 1965 Shelby GT350 serial number SFM5S451 was 1 of 3 cars used at the Carroll Shelby School of High Performance Driving. SFM5S451 is currently up for private sale for $1,000,000. The other is currently on display at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The 3rd car is unaccounted for. This car has undergone a full nut and bolt restoration.
The car is equipped with a rebuilt 302 engine, with GT40 heads, 1.76 roller rockers, Edelbrock hi performance intake manifold, Edelbrock 650 cfm 4 barrel carb. It has a new Tremec 5 speed. The new Tri-Y Headers flow into a Shelby side exit exhaust system. New 3 core radiator, the water pump, fuel pump, starter and alternator are also new. The engine bay has been wired with a new correct wiring harness as well as a new interior wiring harness.
The body has the correct Shelby GT350 fiberglass hood and R Code front valence. Proper 15x7 Torq Thrust Dís with new Firestone 60/15/215 tires. The car is painted in the proper Wimbledon White paint code, along with the proper Guardsmenís Blue Shelby LeManís stripes.
The interior has a new Shelby Tachometer and Shelby Oil Pressure gauge in the proper center mounted gauge pod. New 15 inch Shelby Steering Wheel with a proper 6 bolt steering column. The car is also equipped with the proper Shelby dash mounted horn toggle switch. As well as the proper rear seat delete has been added to the car as well. The original seats have been restored with new proper upholstery and have 3 inch racing seat belts. The carpet, door panels, kick panels and headliner are all new as well.
This car runs strong and will make any Shelby enthusiast or Vintage Race fan proud. All of the receipts and pictures of the restoration are available to those who are interested. The car has been driven less than 100 miles since the restoration.