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What does the Competition Package on a 1967 GT500 consist of?

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A quickie look-see at that Google thing shows this

The 1967 Mustang GT was a special options package which could be added to any of the V8 engine offerings in 1967 with dual exhaust. And it was required with the 271hp 289ci Hi-Po V8. Other features included; grille mounted fog lamps, power front disc brakes, F70x14 tires, GT gas cap, the 1967 Handling Package, rocker panel stripe, and a GT emblem. The Handling Package consisted of higher rate springs and shocks with a larger front stabilizer bar. For an extra $388 you could add the Competition Handling Package available only for the GT. It consisted of even firmer suspension, limited slip rear end, and 15 inch wire wheels.

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If the OP is referring to the B-J Scottsdale 1967 GT500 with 427 "competition package with automatic" (never existed originally), it is a nice Shelby but with modifications.  SAAC World Registry has the details.  But with the modifications, it should be a real powerhouse of fun to have.

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6 hours ago, DrHawkeye said:

A quickie look-see at that Google thing shows this

The 1967 Mustang GT was a special options package which could be added to any of the V8 engine offerings in 1967 with dual exhaust. And it was required with the 271hp 289ci Hi-Po V8. Other features included; grille mounted fog lamps, power front disc brakes, F70x14 tires, GT gas cap, the 1967 Handling Package, rocker panel stripe, and a GT emblem. The Handling Package consisted of higher rate springs and shocks with a larger front stabilizer bar. For an extra $388 you could add the Competition Handling Package available only for the GT. It consisted of even firmer suspension, limited slip rear end, and 15 inch wire wheels.

The 390 cu 335 HP  was also available to the `67 

 

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Doesn't look like that was a list of all the options, but it appeared to answer the question of the Competition Handling package, which is all I was looking for.

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Just to clarify about the listing as written:  The car in question did not have a 427 when built.  It was red and had a 428 with 4 speed from the factory.  Platt was the original owner and it went through a number of owners over the years.  It was first noted to have the all aluminum 427 in 2003, but actual installation date is not known.  It previously sold at B-J in Scottsdale in January 2003.

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On ‎1‎/‎7‎/‎2020 at 1:19 PM, 66GT350PS said:

If the OP is referring to the B-J Scottsdale 1967 GT500 with 427 "competition package with automatic" (never existed originally), it is a nice Shelby but with modifications.  SAAC World Registry has the details.  But with the modifications, it should be a real powerhouse of fun to have.

Yeah, I saw that at the SAAC Forums as well.  I took it to mean that it now has a 427 WITH a Competition Package such as, Better Intake & Carbs, High Lift Cam, Forged Pistons, H-Beam Rods for example.

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Thanks gents for the clarifications on the BB and SB engine and the origin (or lack thereof) from Shleby for this package.  It appeared that the car has aluminum heads, intakeand WP from the pic I saw along with the caption that is is a competition package.

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Remember that auction houses rely on what the seller says about a vehicle and rarely ever verify authenticity.  They have too many vehicles to sell in a short period.  The information posted about this Shelby is what the seller told them not what was actually built at Shelby American.  This is a very common issue so a potential buyer needs to do the research and have the car reviewed by knowledgeable people.  The cars always photograph well for the catalogs but that does not reveal the true status of its history or condition.😎

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