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1968 Marcos 1500 GT Black Manual

Posted Mar 03, 2024 | Hits
Make: Marcos
Model: 1500 GT
Country: USA
Region: FL
City: Port Saint Lucie
Zip: 34953
Body Style: Coupe
Year: 1968
Mileage: 25400 Miles
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Gasoline
Doors: 2
Color: Silver
Engine: Ford 1500GT
Condition: Used
Totally Brilliant 1968 Marcos 1500GT, Uses the Ford Cortina 1500 GT Engine with Unique Twin SU 150CD Carbs.
This is a Genuine 1 owner 25k miles car with receipts from new, it even has original Bill of sale and factory communication documentation.
It was lovingly driven and spent all its life in South Carolina until 1982, it was then driven into the Heated and cooled basement garage and left undisturbed until 12 months ago!
I have restored the car but kept its originality and Patina as it deserves.
This is one of the last Woden Chassis vehicles, all drain holes were clear and as the car has always in a temperate climate the chassis is 100% sound and undamaged, Phew right !
The interior was merly removed and cleaned, all the seating and vinyl was in great shape. The original carpets were not so they were all handmade using wilton carpet roll using the originals as patterns, they look fantastic.
The dash was removed and the original laminate was refinished in Burl Walnut effect.
All instruments were restored and replaced, everything works as it should.
A new wiring harness in the original finish and pattern was handmade.
Mechanically, the engine was removed and completely disassembled, it was all original sizing so all that was needed by the machine shop is honing and polishing of the crank. New Pistons, new rings, new bearings, new seals, Timing chain and sprockets. the block was decked. The head was surfaced , a valve seal and guide job was performed and new gaskets all round.
The transmission was rebuilt using new bearings and seals all around
The following was also undertaken:
Custom fabricated Exhaust system with stainless steel fittings and chrome tips
Petronix Ignition System with New Leads
Rebuilt Generator and starter motor
AeroQuip stainless brake and clutch lines
New Voltage regulator
New Brake Calipers, pads and Rotors/Drums
New Wheel Spinners and powder coated wheels
New Tires x 5
New Rubber all round, Headlamps, Door seals, Windshield front and rear
New Electric washer bottle nd motor
Thermostat, radiator cap,
New Fuel Pump and Lines
New Water pump
Completely rebuilt carbs
New Bushings all around, panhard rod, radius arms etc
New Clutch and Slave cylinder
New Master brake and Clutch Cylinders
New Protech Coil overs all around
Radiator was removed, pressure tested cleaned and sealed
Gas tank was removed and redcoated
New cooling hoses all round
New heater core and heater valve
New Battery
Period operating Becker radio Installed with new speakers in original pods
New period three way Seatbelts
I have a whole file of receipts and bills that will come with the car.
Basically its all new. She starts on the button every time, Stops on a dime and goes like the clappers !
Clean title.
Its a highly unusual and quirky car that attract attention wherever driven.
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