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Well, it’s come to this. Want to do another build. Don’t have room and doesn't make sense for more than two and the recently finished Gen 3 Coupe is going to be the keeper. They’re both awesome cars and a hard decision. But now offering the Roadster for sale. Hopefully to a new owner who appreciates and enjoys it as much as we have.

Summary: 20th Anniversary (03 of 20) Mk4 Roadster #8674. Picked up in Wareham 08/05/2015. Legal 04/18/2017. Clear Michigan title as 2017 Assembled Vehicle (only option). 6,518 miles. 100% street driven. No track or autocross. No accidents or damage. Fully sorted with zero issues. Everything works. Non-donor complete kit build with all new parts including Gen 2 Coyote crate motor, TKO600 transmission, and significant customization. Candy red and white. Full array of 20th anniversary upgrades: 2015+ Mustang based IRS, 18-inch wheels, leather seats, chrome roll bar, special powder coat, custom color Wilwood brakes, Koni double adjustable shocks, front and rear sway bars, Speedhut GPS serial numbered gauges, anniversary badges and floor mats.

This was my third Roadster build. Numerous options and custom features. Runs and drives perfectly. Has won multiple major awards, including Best Roadster and Best in Show at the 2017 Factory Five Open House and 1st place in Handbuilt Sports at the 2017 Detroit Autorama. Was also featured in the Ford Performance display at the 2019 Detroit Autorama. Draws major attention everywhere it goes. There are a lot of beautiful builds out there, so not going to get carried away. But many have said this is the best build of this type they’ve seen based on content, workmanship, and attention to detail. I have full build and maintenance records. The complete build was documented here EdwardBs Mk4 #8674 20th Anniversary Build. And video featuring it here


Details:
  • Ford RZ Red Candy 2 tri-coat main color, GM Arctic White stripes, black pin stripes. Stunning show quality paint job by Motor City Solutions in Taylor, MI. 9.5/10 only because it has been driven and there are a few rock chips around the nose. Mostly unnoticeable. It happens. Could be touched up. XPEL film on rear flares behind doors
  • 2015 Ford Performance Gen 2 Coyote crate motor and control pack with Lund Racing custom tune, custom painted engine cover, chrome coil covers, Ford Performance alternator and starter, Moroso oil pan and pickup, JLT oil separator
  • Quicktime steel bell housing, billet steel flywheel, Centerforce dual friction clutch, Forte hydraulic actuator
  • Custom Tremec TKO600 transmission from Liberty’s High Performance Products with upgraded synchro option, 0.64 5th gear. Shifts perfectly
  • 2015 Mustang IRS Traction-LOK limited slip differential, 3.55 ratio, iron case
  • Manual Wilwood 6-piston front brakes with 12.88-inch rotors, 4-piston rear brakes with 12.88-inch rotors, separate mechanical e-brake calipers, Wilwood pedal box with dual master cylinders and balance bar
  • KRC power steering with Unisteer rack, SS flex lines, Derale cooler, Breeze offset bushings
  • BFGoodrich g-Force Rival S 245/40ZR18 front tires, BFGoodrich g-Force Rival S 315/30ZR18 rear tires. 200 tread wear rated, original from build. Showing some wear but still decent
  • 100% powder coated. All panels, parts, etc. Anniversary white in engine compartment, Anniversary silver on chassis and balance of parts and panels
  • Body has full bedliner undercoat with additional coats in wheel wells and on splashguards
  • Dual chrome roll bars with Tangent Technologies blind connectors
  • Rigid stainless steel brake lines and 3/8-inch fuel lines with SS flex and -AN fittings on each end
  • Pro-M Racing high flow fuel pump hanger, Walbro pump, Trick Flow filter, Aeromotive regulator
  • Moroso coolant expansion tank with Mustang OE style hoses and routing
  • Afco Racing radiator, shroud, cooling fan controlled by Coyote PCM and Maradyne fan controller
  • Spectre cold air intake and K&N air filter
  • GP Headers SS Coyote double collector long tube headers, GAS-N Performance polished SS side pipes
  • Breeze front mount battery, Optima Yellow Top group 51 battery, 4-gauge battery cables, Ron Francis master disconnect
  • Ron Francis wiring harness. All wiring connections crimped, soldered and shrink sleeved
  • Custom competition layout dash, custom glovebox, with leather covering including removeable transmission tunnel cover and door cards. Matches kit supplied leather seats. Dash mounted grab handle
  • Russ Thompson turn signal assembly, Factory Five leather steering wheel
  • Seat heaters with switches and indicators on dash. Note no space heater. With an open top car, we've found the seat heaters are adequate
  • Simpson 5-point harnesses
  • Full Lizard Skin heat and sound insulation in cockpit and trunk. Fully carpeted cockpit and trunk with binding on exposed edges
  • Trunk expansion box for additional trunk space
  • Front and rear overriders, rear bumper. No quick jacks
  • 100% LED lighting, including headlights, running lights, dash indicators, footwells, and trunk. Headlights on reminder chime, solid state flashers, solid state low/high headlight beam controller with flash to pass
  • Tangent Technologies driving lights and SS grill kit in oil cooler opening
  • Windshield wipers with upgraded Finishline wiper boxes and wiper arms
  • Other options: Russ Thompson dead pedal, Forte Wilwood AC pedal pads, under dash auxiliary outlets, Mike Everson seat belt trim plates, Breeze (Dream Car) side mirrors, wind wings, visors, Breeze aero style locking gas cap (under LeMans cap), custom radiator surround with Dark Water splitter, SS mesh radiator guard, Dark Water aluminum door sills and center mirror bracket, Howe Racing front upper ball joints, CNC triple fluid reservoir, H3R Performance HalGuard fire extinguisher and mount, fresh air tunnel vents, Breeze lower radiator support
Will include custom snapless tonneau cover with storage bag and Weathershield HP car cover with storage bag and cable lock from Car Cover World

Asking $70,000. Not going to apologize for this price and please no editorial posts about it. This limited edition Roadster could not be duplicated for this price given the content and build quality. If you’re thinking about a high-end build or having a pro do one, this is a good alternative for the same or less money. You’ll have a hard time finding a nicer one. Willing to deliver within a reasonable distance. I have a covered trailer. We can talk. I can be reached via PM. Pictures in second post. Just as clean and finished on the bottom as the top. Thanks for looking.
 

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Sale pending. Deposit received. Delivery in the next couple weeks. Sad to see it go but it's going to a good home. On to the next adventure!
 

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Thanks for all the supportive comments guys. Unfortunately, the deal for the Roadster has been called off by the buyer. Disappointing on several fronts . So, it’s back on the market.

Since my original post, I’ve spent quite a bit of time detailing to get it as perfect as possible and like new everywhere. There were 10-15 rock chips in the nose and one pretty large dent courtesy of a cruise during the London show last year. Now all fixed. The tri-coat paint isn’t easy to touch up, but you’ll have a very hard time finding them. Done the right way with spot filler in the mentioned dent, color brushed into each chip location, filled with 2-part automotive clear, wet sanded to 2000 grit, and polished with the Norton Liquid Ice system. There were also some chips along the bottom inside corner of all four wheel lips. Put color and clear on those too. So now I’m giving the paint a 9.9 / 10 rating. Looks like it did the day it came home from the painter. Only thing left is a very small parking lot bumper rub on the underside of the nose that I only wet sanded and polished. Still visible but it’s in the white and can’t be seen unless on your hands and knees looking under there or on a lift.

The pictures I initially posted were right after it was completed and graduated. Here are three new ones to confirm its current condition. First as it sat about a week ago. Second on the lift while doing the touch-up. You can just see some blue tape marking spots I was fixing. And finally, the last one taken today <yesterday> August 10, 2020. Completely done and ready to be in your garage.





 
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