2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Mustangs on the block: Sunday 1/20

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As we go into the final stretch of Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale for 2013, all we can say is wow. The economy seems to have bounced back if this is the only place you have been on earth in the last few years. Today’s collection of cars range from a few higher dollar Mustangs to some daily drivers.

During the course of the Barrett-Jackson auction event, we walk the grounds and inspect every car we can get our hands on. In the process it is our tradition to rate the cars 1-10 and provide some of our own opinion to counter the glowing words of the seller. Come back for updates throughout the day as our ratings are added and sale prices are logged.

INDEX – Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Stories

Lot: 1511 – 1998 Ford Mustang COBRA SVT

Sale Price: $6,050

TMN Rating: 7

TMN On-Site Review: Life wear and rash on lower plastic parts.

Seller Comments: This is an actual original Mustang Cobra SVT. The car comes with a 4.6 Liter, 4 cam, 32 valve, FI engine which produces 305hp. The car has a 5-speed transmission, along with traction control, power brakes, tilt wheel, power windows and power locks. CARFAX shows an accident on 1-16-04 involving front impact, airbag deployed and structural damage reported.

Lot: 1520 – 1966 Ford Mustang

Sale Price: $13,970

TMN Rating: Not yet rated

TMN On-Site Review: Not yet reviewed

Seller Comments: This car is a great example of a nice 66 Mustang. Beautiful pony interior with ice cold air conditioning. Has a automatic transmission that is fun and easy to drive. 200cid straight six is economical and very reliable. This car is fun to show and drive.

Lot: 1526 – 1966 Ford Mustang Custom

Sale Price: $14,300

TMN Rating: Not yet rated

TMN On-Site Review: Not yet reviewed

Seller Comments: Known as Old Skull, built on episode one of season one of Car Warriors, shown on SPEED channel. This car was the winner. Ford Racing technologies short block, Edelbrock built small block Ford rated at 450hp, Edelbrock aluminum heads, intake and two 4 carburetors, Doug’s headers, aluminum radiator, Currie rear differential, Monster built automatic transmission with Ratchet shifter and 4-wheel disc brakes. Sitting on American Racing wheels, Hankook tires, Global West front suspension. Finished with a Grant wood steering wheel and Custom red, white and blue interior.

Lot: 1540 – 2005 Ford Mustang GT Custom

Sale Price: $23,100

TMN Rating: 6

TMN On-Site Review: Looks good from afar, taste to your own. Up close, large crack in hood and low quality paint work.

Seller Comments: This outrageous Mustang started life as a top of the line GT Premium coupe, but it has been highly Customized to make an incredible showpiece that attracts attention wherever it goes. A full Saleen body kit has been added and the car is painted a Custom pearl red/green/blue chameleon paint with hand painted flames airbrushed on the front end. The Saleen look is carried on by upgraded 20″ chrome Saleen wheels. The car features the factory optional 5-speed automatic transmission, plus the optional interior sport appearance package as well as the interior upgrade package, which adds features like aluminum trim, leather wrapped three spoke steering wheel, polished instrument cluster, and MyColor Custom lighting feature, to go with standard GT Premium features that include leather seating, Shaker 500 audio system, 3V 4.6 Liter V8, power driver’s seat. It is further upgraded with a Pioneer touch screen DVD/Navigation/XM radio head unit, and two additional DVD screens in the front headrests for the rear passengers to view. Included with purchase of this Mustang are the manual, information on the upgrades and extensive maintenance history.

Lot: 1547.1 – 1966 Ford Mustang GT Custom Convertible

Sale Price: $33,000

TMN Rating: 8

TMN On-Site Review: Chrome and trim quality all around is 50/50 along with body panel alignments.

Seller Comments: Upgraded with a genuine Hi-Po K Code 289cid V8, which is mated to a real Top Loader 4-speed transmission. Likewise, added the complete GT equipment including the cut away rear valence for the trumpeted dual outlet exhaust pipes, fog lamps, GT badges, Styled Steel wheels, Shelby style Monte Carlo bar in the engine bay, chrome engine appearance kit, passenger side mirror, etc. Inside the theme continues with all new interior and carpets, new softtop and additional details like very rare original Rally Pac instruments, a Shelby style wood rim steering wheel, connect air conditioning vents and controls for the added Vintage Air system. Included with purchase is an extremely rare full cockpit tonneau cover, which this car was delivered with when new. The car presents very correct throughout and it drives superb with great power, excellent handling and the air even blows ice cold. A highest quality example taht is ready to enjoy.

Lot: 1559 – 1968 Ford Mustang Eleanor Clone

Sale Price: $45,100

TMN Rating: 7

TMN On-Site Review: Just yet another copy of a fake car than never really existed. Paint boo-boos don’t help.

Seller Comments: Shelby hood and styled wheels, 302cid V8, automatic, power steering, spoiler, Eleanor paint scheme, new black interior, less than 5,000 miles since completed. Dual exhaust car runs and drives outstanding. Just serviced and detailed. Hundreds of hours and thousands spent on getting this car to this level show car ready.

Lot: 1565 – 1970 Ford Mustang BOSS 302

Sale Price: $64,900

TMN Rating: 7

TMN On-Site Review: Peeling paint in some areas, glass scratches and body panel mis-aligns.

Seller Comments: A real Calypso Coral BOSS 302 finished a complete nut and bolt, rotisserie restoration three years ago. Documents include Deluxe Marti Report, Window Sticker and Eminger Invoice.

Lot: 1582 – 1970 Ford Mustang BOSS 302

Sale Price: $60,500

TMN Rating: 7

TMN On-Site Review: Interior trim worn, color mis-matches with paint and minor exterior boo-boos.

Seller Comments: Rotisserie restored BOSS 302 Fastback Mustang. Original 302 engine with matching VIN stamp on block. Comes with the original dealer invoice, Window Sticker, factory warranty card, buck tag and the Marti Report. The original BOSS red color was layed on in a show quality finish and topped off with the correct racing strips. With the 4-speed and posi rearend this car is a blast to drive and eye catcher at that.

Lot: 1583 – 1969 Ford Mustang MACH 1

Sale Price: $64,900

TMN Rating: 7

TMN On-Site Review: Non-original details like steering wheel and minor chrome blems.

Seller Comments: Here we have a 428 Super Cobra Jet Mach 1. Factory R Code, Ram Air Shaker Hood and 428cid SCJ engine. Originally sold at the famous Tasca Ford dealer. This car is documented one of one car and originally came in Meadowlark Yellow with white interior, equipped with C6 automatic, Trac-lok 3.91 axle ratio Drag Pack, power steering, power brakes, AM/FM, tinted glass and tachometer. We have upgraded the car with a 4-speed transmission and also changed the color to a Shelby Yellow. This car has a fresh, rotisserie restoration just completed. The correct, but not original, Super Cobra Jet drivetrain was rebuilt to better then OEM standards with no expense spared, leaving us with a car that not only has performance to compete with any muscle car around, but also will have the durability to match. The beautiful eye popping paint and all new OEM white interior is sure to turn heads. New suspension, brakes, power steering, fuel system, exhaust, wheels and tires, trim, lighting and glass.

Lot: 1586 – 1969 Ford Mustang MACH 1

Sale Price: Not yet sold

TMN Rating: 8

TMN On-Site Review: Non-original engine details and minor paint gleeks.

Seller Comments: Here is a real deal car that will not disappoint. The fabulous Q Code Mach 1 has gone through a complete restoration and is ready for your collection. Correct 428 Cobra Jet engine, correct 4-speed transmission, original 3.25 posi-traction rear end, stunning high quality repaint in correct Candy Apple Red and black out hood treatment and correct Mach 1 factory decals and badging. Pearl white interior and door panels, beautiful chrome and soft trim throughout. Added factory air conditioning, power front disc brakes and factory AM radio. Sold new by Massey Ford of Hagerstown, MD on October 23, 1968. Build date was October 7, 1968, so an early 1969 car. This car was nut and bolt restored to the Marti Report with exception of changing the interior from the original black to Pearl White and adding ice cold air conditioning.

Lot: 1594 – 1967 Ford Mustang Custom

Sale Price: $51,700

TMN Rating: Not yet rated

TMN On-Site Review: Not yet reviewed

Seller Comments: Jim Haddens Super Snake 3. The third and final Super Snake 1967 Fastback with race prepped BOSS 429. Paint and body by Dave Bell, Chassis by Joe Smith Race Cars. The front suspension is Strange struts and brakes, the rear suspension is a 4-link Ford 9″ with Strange brakes. The engine is a 429cid assembled by Long Racing Engines with a Ford Motorsport block, C and C Motorsports intake and heads, MSD ignition, Joe Smith headers, Sullivan Motorsports Powerglide transmission and Ben Brown wiring.

Lot: 1596 – 1970 Shelby GT350 Fastback

Sale Price: $66,000

TMN Rating: 7

TMN On-Site Review: Lots of trim and chrome boo-boos, minor non-Shelby related body panel mis-aligns.

Seller Comments: 1970 Shelby GT350 coupe with FMX Cruise-O-Matic transmission, visibility group, Goodyear tires, sport deck rear seat, power dront disc brakes, power steering, power ventilation, AM radio, tinted glass, deluxe belts, tachometer and trip.

Lot: 1597 – 2010 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake Convertible

Sale Price: $110,000

TMN Rating: 9

TMN On-Site Review: Its practically new, but shows a little life wear here and there.

Seller Comments: 5.4 Liter, 750hp and 686ft/lb of torque. Very rare and insanely fast.

Lot: 1599 – 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible

Sale Price: $66,000

TMN Rating: 8

TMN On-Site Review: Minor chrome boo-boos and while the interior custom work is good, it appeared a bit worn.

Seller Comments: 302 stroked to 347cid, 750 Holley carburetor, Taylor Pro race wires, Hedman headers ceramic with stainless steel exhaust, MSD ignition box and coil, Moroso aluminum overflow canister, Griffin aluminum double pass radiator, stainless braided lines with aluminum fittings, Vintage Air, Front Runner reverse rotation serpentine, Custom firewall heat and air condition cover, suspension is complete Total Control front suspension, SSBC brakes, SSBC master cylinder with proportioning value, total control power rack & pinion, C6 transmission, Varishocks coilover front and rear, Wilwood rear brakes, Martz rear 4-link assembly, 9″ Ford with 3.70 gears and Boyd Coddington wheels. Custom upholstery by Premier with imported Italian leather, power driver seat from Nissan 300Z, power windows, power door locks, shaved door handles, power Convertible top, Flaming River tilt steering column, JME Enterprises Custom dash, Painless Wiring and Alpine sound system with touch screen and navigation with alarm. This car has only been driven for testing as it was being built. Car was completed early in 2012.

Lot: 1601 – 1969 Ford Mustang MACH 1

Sale Price: $66,000

TMN Rating: 6

TMN On-Site Review: Crooked stripes wreck initial impressions. Faded interior plastic chrome and exterior trim boo-boos. Note seller provided photo is of the side with the straight striping.

Seller Comments: This Mach I is gorgeous. Recently restored and has less than 600 miles on the motor. Black on black with matte black center stripe with added Shaker Hood. Original matched gold reflective side striping. Car was stripped to bare metal and painted in Raven Black, two stage clear coat. Powered by a stroked 393 with a 750cfm Holley. 15″ Magnum wheels front and back with Goodyear Polyglas GT tires. Runs great. Comes with a Marti Report and Classic Mustang Decoder results.

Lot: 3019 – 2010 Ford Mustang GT Custom

Sale Price: $100,000

TMN Rating: 10

TMN On-Site Review: Well done and fun to look at. Too new to find many things to bitch about.

Seller Comments: Custom designed by Steve Carpenter of Galpin Auto Sports. Mustang has Custom paint with matching roll cage. Vehicle is fully equipped with leather, Roush body kit, Ford Racing scoop and springs. Throttle body with JLT cold air, Custom dyno tune, full Bassani exhaust, 20″ rims with Nitto tires and Stop Tech brakes. In an effort to support children and families effected by pediatric cancer, Steve Carpenter and Galpin Auto Sports have teamed up to raise funds and awareness for the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer by auctioning off this Custom 2010 Ford Mustang GT.

Lot: 7007 – 1968 Shelby GT500 KR

Sale Price: $132,000

TMN Rating: Not yet rated

TMN On-Site Review: Not yet reviewed

Seller Comments: This beautiful factory Candy Apple Red 4-speed GT500KR is one of the last Shelbys built in 1968. It is #4434 of 4450 built. The car was cosmeticly restored back in the 90’s and still looks great. It has recently been cleaned, detailed and had a few minor repairs made to return the car back to a great show driver quality standard. The car still has its original VIN plate and data plate on the door. It also has the original buck tag, original trans tag and original rear end tag. The block is dated 8G9 but the VIN is not present on the block or the heads. The transmission bell housing is dated 8G5. All of the fiberglass and sheetmetal are original with the exception of the driver quarter panel and patches on both of the trunk turn downs. Overall the car is in beautiful shape and ready to be driven and enjoyed. It is ready for the road but certainly nice enough to display at any national or local show. 

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