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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #60 on: December 20, 2019, 04:21:01 PM »
I'm really enjoying this thread, Ruben!

I see some of the same equipment that I'm installing in my Restomod, for instance the TCP steering & front suspension, dash, trans, etc. but your build much more ambitious than mine.

Keep it coming!

Thanks!  You should post more pictures of your Restomod - I'd love to see them.  And, trust me - the ambition comes from the builders.  Big 3 Performance does an awesome job!

BTW - for those with a discerning eye, you'll notice the electrical cord hanging down in front of the passenger's side front tire.  Question:  anyone know what it is for?  :D

I had to ask, and, of course, since the car is being built in Green Bay, WI, I asked if it was for a block heater...LOL.
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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #61 on: December 21, 2019, 12:20:19 AM »
Electrical cord in the right-front engine bay, hub? Electric fan controller?
By the way, did you enlarge the radiator opening to get the dual-fan system installed?

I'm hoping to get restarted on my project over this holiday break, so I might have some progress to post next month. Had some 'circle of life' drama to deal with recently. I also got a 2019 GT350 and started doing some track days. That's been a huge, but fun distraction!
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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #62 on: December 22, 2019, 12:00:12 AM »
Nice! You’ve picked a good distraction. 👍🏻

I found out that the electrical cord is for prewarming the engine oil. Given my skill set, I may never need it, and it was a cool surprise.  8)
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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #63 on: December 22, 2019, 07:43:03 AM »
Looking great Ruben!
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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #64 on: December 23, 2019, 03:11:35 PM »
They just painted the rear axle assembly. Nice!
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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #65 on: March 28, 2020, 10:47:31 PM »
It's been a while since I posted an update on the car.  And, another post today jarred my memory to get some more pictures up.

It's alive!  The car is now up and running!  I wish I could post a video, but now sure how to do that.   :-[

Either way, here are some recent pics of the interior and the engine bay.  The push button located where the climate controls would be is for solenoid operated parking brakes - very cool.  The shock towers will be reinforced soon, as well as some general sorting / paint / cleanup work.

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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #66 on: March 29, 2020, 10:20:04 AM »
it sounds like you 'll have a lot of fun driving this monster ! Nice work done on it ! keep on going posting !