Gorgeous Acapulco Blue 1968 GT “R” Code 428 Cobra Jet, 4 Speed, Fastback, Vin # 8F02RXXXXXX. The Marti Report confirms this factory Acapulco Blue car. It came from the factory with a 9″ 4.30 Traction-Lok Axle but it has been changed to a 3.50 9″ Traction -Lok Rear Axle which is a great performance / highway ratio. Beautiful new Two Tone ( Lt Blue / Dark Blue ) Blue Bucket Seat Interior with Sports Deck Rear Seat (Fold Down Seat) and Rear Trap Door. Factory 8,000 RPM Tachometer. Factory AM Radio, Power Disc Brakes, Nice GT Styled Steel Wheels, New F-70 Firestone Wide Oval tires. The owner has owned several fast 1968 1/2 “R” Code 428 Cobra Jet GT Fastbacks over the years and this is definitely the strongest running 1968 1/2 “R” Code 428 Cobra Jet GT Fastback he has ever owned!!! Click on Read more for images!
1968 “R” 428 Cobra Jet Factory 4 Speed GT Fastbacks have been A RARE FIND for Decades!! And in 2013 they are becoming MORE DESIRABLE EVERYDAY!! The Gorgeous Acapulco Blue exterior with Reflective White “C” stripe and beautiful Two Tone ( LT Blue / Dark Blue ) Blue bucket seat interior is a KILLER Color COMBO!! You could eat off the bottom of the car! When it was restored the undercarriage was painted Red Oxide Primer. The Marti Report confirms that this 1968 Mustang GT Fastback is the REAL DEAL, a TRUE “R” Code 428 Cobra Jet and that it is a TRUE FACTORY Top Loader 4 speed car!!
Sometime over the last 44 years many of the Factory Top Loader Shifters have been changed out for a Hurst shifter. This GT still has the Factory one year only 1968 Top Loader 4 Speed Shifter that has been restored! Another way to confirm it is the real deal 1968 R code 4 Speed GT, are the staggered rear shocks that were only on the R Code 4 Speed cars. This 1968 1/2 GT FASTBACK LOOKS FAST EVEN when it is PARKED!!
In 2013 it’s not easy to find a nice example of a 1968 Acapulco Blue GT Fastback that is a Factory “R” Code 428 Cobra Jet with the Factory Loader 4 Speed, and the 3.50 9″ Traction – Lok Rear End!!!