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Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« on: October 09, 2019, 01:39:34 PM »
Hi, i have a 68 GT500 4 speed man. fastback and was woundering how many are still out there.

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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 01:59:40 PM »
Welcome

Tough to say 'how many are still out there'.

I also have a G.T.500 4speed FB and my Marti report shows 405 built with the 428/4speed out of 1020 G.T.500 built in 68.

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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2019, 02:00:41 PM »
The rate of cars that still exist is likely near 85%. Thats an educated guess. You will not find an accurate number because there is no way to determine exactly.

If you are asking how many GT500 fastbacks were originally 4 speeds, I think Chris’ number of 405 is accurate

The Shelby World Registry is helpful answering these questions
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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2019, 05:56:59 PM »
You guys are good with the numbers simply amazing. Any idea how many 68 GT 500KR 4 speed verts made?

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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2019, 06:07:09 PM »
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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2019, 06:16:39 PM »
Thanks a bunch... :)

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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2019, 06:18:39 PM »
57 of those had air conditioning
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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2019, 06:52:48 PM »
This might be a stretch but I'm gonna ask... Any idea how many were Acapulco Blue with parchment interiors? If not known, a possible (approximate)?

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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2019, 07:43:45 PM »
Its likely single digits, once you wash out the statistics to the fifth level of features, the numbers thin very fast.

That's why "1 of 1" is nothing more than a marketing ploy
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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2019, 11:47:36 PM »
thx for the info so far guy's.

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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2019, 04:31:13 AM »
90 4-speed with A/C ‘68 GT 500s.
1965 G.T. 350
1970 Mach 1 - 428CJ 4-speed/AC
1971 Mach 1 - 429CJ auto/AC
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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2019, 08:37:09 PM »
That's why "1 of 1" is nothing more than a marketing ploy

And the results of that is often proof of how unpopular the combination was when new  ::)
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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2019, 10:25:33 PM »
I was looking for a price point and rarity of a 68 GT 500KR VERT 4 gear, with or without AC. Acapulco Blue, white top white interior. Thanks in advance! :)

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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2019, 07:04:33 AM »
White interior?  ???
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Re: Number of 68 GT500 4 speed cars
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2019, 10:35:57 AM »
Parchment... ;D