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1995 RIO RED S351 SPEEDSTER (95-0050) LANDS ON eBay

Price: $27,750.00
VIN: 1FALP45T8SF119679
Vehicle Title: Clear
Year: 1995
Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
Sub Model: Saleen S351 Speedster
Body Type: Convertible
Number of Cylinders: 8
Engine: Original 1995 Saleen S351 V-8
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Transmission: 5-speed Manual
Exterior Color: Rio Red
Interior Color: Black
Mileage: 16,000
For Sale By: Private Seller
eBay #: 183992886192

Seller Notes: “This vehicle is an AUTHENTIC and UNALTERED, extremely low mile, 1995 SALEEN Mustang S351 Convertible Speedster, T-code that is truly one of the few 1990’s collectible High Performance Mustang Muscle Cars. The Saleen Speedster, I is Saleen’s “flagship”. This model, the Saleen Speedster was the representative model on all Saleen Performance Part Booklets and even covered the front and back of the Saleen Book and Owners Registry. Saleen incorporated lessons learned from the track to the street in these mustangs, becoming a four time SCCA Champion by 1998. From original production records at corporate Saleen, the originating dealer was Archway Ford in Baltimore, MD with a manufacture date of May 12, 1995. An authentication letter signed by Liz Summar verifies this Saleen #95-0050 as Rio Red tinted clear coat exterior with black Saleen Recaro leather interior convertible with Silver graphics and Silver Wheels manufactured with the optional Speedster Package and T Code package.”

95-0050 Saleen S351
95-0050 Saleen S351

Vehicle Description & History

A. Vehicle Description

This vehicle is an AUTHENTIC and UNALTERED, extremely low mile, 1995 SALEEN Mustang S351 Convertible Speedster, T-code that is truly one of the few 1990’s collectible High Performance Mustang Muscle Cars. The Saleen Speedster, I is Saleen’s “flagship”. This model, the Saleen Speedster was the representative model on all Saleen Performance Part Booklets and even covered the front and back of the Saleen Book and Owners Registry. Saleen incorporated lessons learned from the track to the street in these mustangs, becoming a four time SCCA Champion by 1998. From original production records at corporate Saleen, the originating dealer was Archway Ford in Baltimore, MD with a manufacture date of May 12, 1995. An authentication letter signed by Liz Summar verifies this Saleen #95-0050 as Rio Red tinted clear coat exterior with black Saleen Recaro leather interior convertible with Silver graphics and Silver Wheels manufactured with the optional Speedster Package and T Code package. Further, this letter indicates that this particular Saleen is 1 of only 3 with these colors and options.

1995 Saleen Production consisted mainly of eighty-nine S351 Coupes and forty-three S351 Convertibles.

Optional Saleen Packages included:

  • the R Code (mainly Vortech supercharger equipment);
  • the T Code (13-inch Saleen slotted racing front rotors, Saleen/Alcon four-piston calipers, 3.27:1 rear axle, and Saleen Recaro Leather interior; and
  • the Spyder or Speedster Package (convertible only, Saleen sports light bar, soft top cover, and hard light weight exterior color matched tonneau).

Engine: Saleen spec. 351-cid (5.8-liter) Windsor electronically fuel injected V-8 manufactured by engine-builder Billy Wages, Jr. of AER in Texas.

Horsepower: 371@5100 RPM

Torque: 422@3500 RPM

** These numbers were extreme for the 1990s and quite respectable even today for a naturally aspirated engine **

Headers: Saleen ceramic-coated

Transmission: Tremec quick-ratio five-speed manual

Suspension: full Saleen Racecraft suspension – springs, shocks, struts, quad shocks, urethane bushings, G-load brace

Other Performance Enhancements: Saleen high-performance pressure plate and clutch; Balanced and customized driveshaft; three-core radiator; and high perf. (high flow) 2 ½” stainless four-way cat exhaust

Saleen Authenticity maintained by: serialization numbers on front bumper, Saleen console plaque, and Saleen engine bay plaque, and other not so visible locations on the Saleen.

B. Vehicle History

This Saleen S351 Speedster is fully documented and authenticated from Saleen, Ford, and the original dealer.

  • It comes with congratulatory letter signed by Steve Saleen and Team Saleen verification letters signed by Liz Summar;
  • all dealer delivery documents, manuals, Ford and Saleen window stickers;
  • photographs from the original dealership showroom floor, the first owner and myself; and copies of bill of sale, original title, and other purchase transactions between first owner and myself.

If you have been searching for the right Saleen S351 at the right price, this is it! If you research price of Saleens I suggest NADA Classic Car Guides. However, one problem with the Saleen Speedsters is that they are “not referenced or priced as such” only convertibles, so look at the original Saleen MSRP and current retail value as a guide. Just remember, the original Saleen MSRP of this Speedster was $54,534, near that of a Saleen S351SR. This is understandable considering its light weight racing additions.

Should you have any questions call me at (860) 537-9183 to secure this rare find to add to your collection!

Thank you for looking, and good luck bidding!

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1995 S351 R-CODE (95-0095) HITS “RACING JUNK”

1995 Saleen S351 Mustang

1995 S351 R-Code, 95-0095
1995 S351 R-Code, 95-0095

Price: $35,000.00
Private Seller: jimbos
Location: Burke, VA
Contact: (703) 728-0404

Item Details:
Ad Number: 183955623
Condition: Used
Mileage: 18,000

Description
1995 Saleen S351 R code. #95. White/Blue saleen stripe. excellent original condition. Documented in Saleen Registry. Saleen Black Leather. Magnesium wheels. other options.

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[Source: Racing Junk]

LOW MILEAGE S351 (95-0121) HITS eBay

Price: $48,995.00
VIN: 1FALP42T4SF278543
Condition: Used
Vehicle Title: Clear
Year: 1995
Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
Trim: Saleen S351 Supercharged
Engine: 5.8L Super High Performance 351 V8
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual
Drive Type: RWD
Mileage: 1532
Body Type: Coupe
Exterior Color: Laser Red
Interior Color: Black
For Sale By: Ron’s Toy Box LLC
eBay #: 332094244973

95-0121 S351 R-code
95-0121 S351 R-code

1995 Saleen Supercharged S351

Features and Specifications
* Saleen Super Charged S351 Engine 480 HP
* 95-0121 out of 126
* Saleen/Vortech Super Charger
* Saleen/Alcon 4 piston calipers with 13.0 in

95-0121 S351 R-code
95-0121 S351 R-code

Call Jason Bratcher @ 563-570-6670 OR 563-344-8697

Rons Toy Box LLC
4010 Middle Rd
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Phone: 563-344-TOYS
Alt: 563-570-6670

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LONE SAPPHIRE BLUE S351 (95-0044) HITS THE OPEN MARKET

PHOTOS & TEXT: WGRIFFIN4

Up for sale is my 1995 Saleen S351, 95-0044. It is a 1 of 1 Sapphire Blue S351 ever made by Saleen. The car has 45k miles and only 5k miles on a rebuilt factory block bored out to 408. The motor was built by HKE motorsports and it is far from stock. It recently made 375 rwhp and 420 rwtq Dyno Tuned by Chris Car Doc. I am asking $25,000 obo see below for details and pictures.

95-0044 S351
95-0044 S351

Interior:
* Saleen Recaro buckets in cloth – Perfect Condition
* 2 Sets of Factory Saleen S351 Floor mats. 1 Set new in the box.
* Sony CD/MP3/iPod stereo
* Factory radio included

95-0044 S351
95-0044 S351

Exterior:
* Sapphire Blue in good shape, with scratches and chips in the front bumper and rear bumper. The car is stored in my race shop.
* New OEM Saleen front bumper included in sale of car. Needs to be painted.
* Factor Saleen wheels with Nitto NT05 in back and NT05 up front. No curb rash on wheels.
* Factory Saleen centercaps installed
* I have added or have the correct decals the car was missing (champion wreaths)

95-0044 S351
95-0044 S351

Engine/Air/Fuel:
* Factory Lightning block bore .030 = 408 CID
* Eagle forged crank, Eagle H-Beam forged rods and 9.8:1 compression forged pistons
* Factory aluminum heads with 1.7 Crane roller rockers
* ARP bolts throughout
* Factory 65 mm throttle body
* 77 mm Pro-M Mass Air Sensor
* 30 lb/hr fuel injectors with adjustable fuel pressure regulator and gauge
* Saleen ceramic coated headers
* Saleen spark plug wires
* Saleen aluminum valve covers
* Saleen engine management processor tuned by Chris Car Doc
* Bassani X-Pipe with factory Borla mufflers (Factory exhaust with high-flow cats included)

95-0044 S351
95-0044 S351

Cooling system:
* Fluidyne high-performance Aluminum 3 Core Radiator, Radiator/Shroud, Double-Fan System – No Over Heating Issues in the Summer in Houston. Factory Radiator included.

Drivetrain:
* Factory Tremec 3550 transmission
* Factory 3.27 gears
* Spec Stage 2 clutch and aluminum flywheel
* Ford Racing aluminum drive shaft
* Ford Racing clutch quadrant and adjustable cable

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TOM RICE’S 95-0077 S351 FEATURED IN HOT ROD MAGAZINE

Congratulations to Tom Rice for the recent feature of his 95-0077 S351 in Hot Rod Magazine.


The Bigger the Better: The 1994-1999 S351s represented a classic enthusiast’s mindset, and this 1995 takes the idea even further

By: ERIC ENGLISH on April 1, 2016
Original Article: HOTROD.COM

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Twenty-plus years after the fact, it is easy to forget the significance of the first Saleen S351, which debuted in 1994. Mustang hadn’t sported an engine larger than 302 cubes since 1973, and as the Saleen nomenclature implied, Saleen’s new super Mustang had an honest 351-inch engine as the heart of the beast. Rated at 370 horses—a full 130 better than a 1994 Mustang Cobra, the Saleen 351 was based on the venerable 351 Windsor, and had a host of go-fast hardware as standard equipment: aluminum heads, GT40-type intake, a Saleen-spec roller cam, a 65mm throttle-body, headers, and much more.

All these years later we are still in awe that Saleen had the vision and resources to install the larger engine—not really a difficult feat mechanically, but no doubt difficult from an economic and emissions perspective. We are also really impressed with this particular S351 feature car, which has picked

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Owner Tom Rice, a consummate tinkerer, also wanted to keep his car among the fastest of fast street Mustangs. That’s a tall order these days, what with Boss 302s, flat plane GT350s, and 5.8L GT500, but Rice has done well with what we now consider somewhat archaic technology. Think of it this way: A pushrod V-8 hasn’t been a part of Ford’s Mustang vocabulary since Rice’s car was built in 1995, and last saw use in a Saleen Mustang in 1999. To say the least, the power scene has changed dramatically in the last 20 years!

To remind ourselves just how potent our beloved pushrod V-8s can be, let’s review the build specifics of Rice’s engine. It all starts with the factory 351W roller block equipped with a Probe main cap girdle and filled with an Eagle 4-inch stroker crank, Eagle H-beam rods, and JE inverted dome pistons. A Comp Cams blower grind camshaft pops the valves in ported Edelbrock Victor Jr. heads. The whole thing is topped by a Hogans sheetmetal upper/ported Lightning lower intake combo with 75-lb/hr injectors and an Accufab 80mm throttle-body. This “no replacement for displacement” mantra yields a healthy 408 ci, only to then get a big boost from a Vortech T-trim supercharger.

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Of course the supporting hardware of fuel, cooling, and exhaust systems is all thoroughly upgraded for the task, while the stock EEC-IV computer was replaced by ACCEL’s GEN 7 DFI. Tuned by Blood Enterprises in Auburn, Washington, the 408ci engine has cranked-up rear-wheel horsepower numbers in excess of 600. While almost docile compared to a typical 600-horse carbureted engine, this kind of number is reflected in the exhaust note and idle quality of the car, which is to say that it doesn’t quite have the street manners of a factory effort—a sort of badge of honor that Rice is OK with.

Like the engine, the rest of the driveline makes use of the original heavy-duty gear, albeit upgraded for the considerably higher performance task at hand. That means the Tremec 3550 was gone through by Hanlon Motorsports and aided by a Spec clutch and Pro 5.0 shifter. A Griggs aluminum driveshaft delivers power to the 8.8-inch rear, fortified with a Torsen T2R differential, 3.73 gears and a TA girdle cover.

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With Saleen’s considerable road race history, it is not surprising that Rice set up the rest of the ’95 to further its handling prowess. A full Griggs GR40 suspension setup has been installed, to include the company’s tubular K-member, control arms, and Koni coilovers up front, along with a torque arm and Panhard bar in the rear. It turns out Rice’s Stang was optioned with Saleen/Alcon four-piston 13-inch brakes up front, thus the brakes were good to go with a simple rotor and pad upgrade—the rears getting matching 13-inch rotors from Baer.

Another notable factory option for this car are the original 18-inch magnesium wheels, which Saleen sourced from Italian manufacturer Speedline. Rice has them tucked safely away in storage right now, with the current rolling stock being nearly identical aluminum castings offered at one time through Saleen’s Speedlab parts division. Though this particular set is one of just a handful to come with a chrome finish, that didn’t stop Rice from sending the rear pair off to Weldcraft Wheels for widening to 10-inches—all the better to rock the 295/35-18 rubber.

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Rice purchased this particular car in 2000 when it had just 5,000 miles on the odometer. It was right down his alley in that he was specifically looking for a red S351, and with just over 300 S351s of all colors built during the entire 1994-1999 production run, he took what he could find. As you might expect with the low odometer reading, the condition was excellent, which has allowed the following years of ownership to focus on the fun task of dialing in the car to Rice’s specific tastes.

There are plenty of items we didn’t have space to expound on, such as the owner-added rear wing and the carbon fiber hood that was already on the car in 2000. Was it factory installed? Who knows? Who cares? What we do know is that this ’95 sports big power and is in pristine condition, and the low production volume should keep Rice in the hunt with any of the current super Stangs rolling out of Dearborn. Yes, bigger is better indeed!

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[Source: Hot Rod Magazine]

SCALE REPLICA OF 95-0010 MYSTIC S351 SPEEDSTER

From our friend Gil Costa.

1995 Ford Mustang “Mystic” Saleen S351 Speedster

This model represents a “one off” promotional 1995 Mustang Saleen S351 Speedster which was specially created to promote Ford’s new “Mystic” color changing paint and cosponsored by BASF. The finish was accomplished with the use of single stage urethane touchup paint and clear coated with Tamiya TS13. Interior was flocked and dry-brushed. Engine was wired and antennae was added. Undercarriage and engine was detailed with varying shades of metalyzer and alcad paints. A wash was also added to accentuate engine detail and body panels.

[Source: Scale Auto Magazine]