Had an 86 Shelby Turbo Z it was a great car till the map sensor started filling up with oil… then it became a major headache. And we suggest you dig deeper into this 1987 Shelby Charger, because this is a rare coupe with a worthwhile pedigree and the right recent servicing to make it the best turnkey bang-for-your-buck you can find. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. All the cosmetically components and upgrades have given me a huge smile.
Mobil 1 oil and filter every 5000 miles or 1 year, whichever comes first. This is testament to your knowledge and love of Mustangs and how you operate your business. These areas may need to be re-painted. Note to the next owner: do not by any means remove it. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557092185743 ; listingsSearchManager. I taught my wife how to drive manual trans in that car. Outside, a new nose and racing stripes accented the performance image.
When that turbo kicked in I thought it was the coolest thing I had ever experienced, or at least car-wise. Plymouth also got a version of the old Shelby Charger, reviving the name as the Plymouth Turismo Duster. The previous high-compression 107 hp 80 kW Shelby Charger engine was now an option on regular Dodge Chargers. It featured gas-charged front struts and gas-charged rear shocks. Production was 8,251 for that first year. The power-assist Kelsey-Hayes brakes featured 10.
This vehicle is owned by the California Shelby Dodge Club president. That was a huge difference, making the pedestrian Omni into a hard-charging little car, given its light weight. The sole transmission was a five-speed manual with a top gear ratio of 2. The final-drive ratio was returned to 3. Note: The previous owner purchased this car at Barrett Jackson in 2013. There were 7,552 Shelby Chargers sold this model year.
You have transformed it from a good car to a great car. You and Alan definitely worked your magic on the Stang. I would love to have this one now that I am a tad bit older and just slightly wiser. Just over 1,000 of the Shelby Chargers were produced for 1987. It ran 0-60 in 6. The rear window louver, sunroof, and premium cassette stereo, previously options, were now standard. The brakes also seem to work so much better and it handles and steers so so much better in the bends and straight — no more steering wobble or unnoticeable!!! In fact, the production was cut short and the last 1,000 cars were sold to Carroll Shelby himself.
The dealer had red paint added over the black. Inside, the armrest was dropped entirely. I had a friend who was very passionate about these cars and had 3 of them. Every vehicle was built and optioned the same way. Nothing was changed from 1981 except for a Pentastar emblem on its and the addition of a resonator to the , since the previous model had no muffler, utilizing the catalytic converter as the sole method of engine noise reduction. Have any of you owned a front-wheel drive Dodge Charger? Options included an oil cooler, and roll-bar.
Just over 2,000 examples were made that final year as Chrysler wanted to concentrate on the Plymouth Laser and Dodge Daytona. The engine in the turbocharged Shelby churns out about 175 b. Other surface areas could use some polish and wax to bring out a new shine, but to me, at her age, she looks good. The reasoning behind this varied, but was said to speed delivery and compensate for ground clearance issues that the cars faced on many car carriers. We've driven it regularly since we purchased it. In fact, the badging of this car refers to it as a Shelby, not as a Dodge. When you slip behind the original sports steering wheel, you get a full gauge panel that includes the large tach.
Only driven on clear days, no rain. The engine compression was raised for 107 hp 80 kW , and the had revised ratios. For 1986, the mandated was added, and the 96 hp 72 kW 2. It sat for many years he stated over 10 years in a barn on his property until it was sold to the man who quickly flipped it to me for my z28. More marketing than actual Shelby involvement. Flaws:Chip in WindshieldPaint has blemishes not bad and overall it looks very good. It was a 2-door coupe only in black with grey interior.
A total of 7,709 Shelby Chargers were made for the 1985 model year, and 7,669 in 1986. As soon as I arrived at Mustang Maniac I knew I my car was in the right place. This is not Show Car ready. I reserve the right to cancel the listing at any time upon sale of the vehicle. Things appear mostly stock as well, with the exception of some additional gauges on the A-pillar. I drove it from the 33,000 miles I got it at, to about 48,000 miles on the original tires. The handling has improved threefold and actually goes where you steer now.
I had a non turbo plain 83 Charger with the 2. A companion model, the Plymouth Turismo, was also marketed. And to my knowledge, it is part of the only Shelby series with a transverse 4-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive. The addition of Chrysler 2. The modifications prompted the federal government to declare the car a Shelby model. The car above is also for sale in other venues.