It’s tricky to imagine you wouldn’t have the coolest setup at really considerably any classic racing occasion or vehicle display if you showed up with this duo: a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Trans-Am racer reproduction and matching Ford C-800 taxi-about transport truck. The throwback pair is up for auction proper now on eBay motors.
As comprehensive in a submit on Boss302.com, the Mustang is an authentic Boss 302 that was restored to be as shut as feasible to the #sixteen Mustang campaigned by Parnelli Jones in the Trans Am racing sequence. In accordance to the authentic builder, the design adopted that laid out by Ford Motor Company published in time period recommendations telling house owners how to prep their Boss 302 Mustangs for Trans Am racing. The 302 V8 attributes a personalized-fabricated Bud Moore-spec air box and consumption manifold. It’s mated to a Major Loader shut-ratio 4-speed manual gearbox and a Ford nine-inch locker rear axle.
The Ford taxi-about truck is a 1986 model (this technology C-sequence was made from the late fifties by means of the nineteen eighties) that initially served in a fire office in Pennsylvania. It was rebuilt into a vehicle hauler with a personalized mattress that includes diamond plate and a ability winch, accomplished in the design of the vehicles created by Holman Moody for racers in time period. It’s powered by a 634-cubic-inch Caterpillar diesel V-eight paired with a ten-speed manual transmission.
This is your 2nd chance at this pair. They ended up beforehand marketed in 2011 soon after remaining listed for $145k for the two. The current auction has bidding at $50k at this crafting, with the reserve not achieved.