71 Euro Shelby (Mach 1) Clone

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That looks really sweet but the Euro Shelbys had standard taillights. But I'd take these over the original ones anytime.

Can you tell us a little about this? Did you fabricate your own openings or did you use a 1967/68 tail light panel?

 

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Thanks! I used a Dynacorn 68 tail light panel and welded it in place. I used the Dynacorn tail light housings and sequential tail lights. I had to trim the panel a lot to make it fit. i kept the stock trunk rail across the top and welded the new panel in and then filled in with bondo glass.

 

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Thanks! I used a Dynacorn 68 tail light panel and welded it in place. I used the Dynacorn tail light housings and sequential tail lights. I had to trim the panel a lot to make it fit. i kept the stock trunk rail across the top and welded the new panel in and then filled in with bondo glass.
Great Thanks for the info

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I am Currently restomoding a 71 Fastback. I designed a wide-body kit for the rear of the car and a more aggressive front nose. The back of the car is 6 inches wider than stock to accommodate the 315 on 12 inch rims.

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That does look cool.

 

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Im doing this mod for sure, really looks so much better. Great job

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I like the look/idea to use the rear valance as a light show (sequential turn indicator is a must here) .

I know its Shelby and an accepted design for many, but while the lenses to bumper line is ok,

it's kinda floating into a curvy space clearly not ment for these and fails for my eyes.

I surely would not insert these lenses without giving them first a massage to the chrome first to fit better.

May be better to make own ones that actually fit right away and using these as a design ref rather than using them.

 

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