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Offline gsneed

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2008, 03:49:12 pm »
I found some information on the Calypso Coral Boss. In the May 1987 Mustang Monthly (yes I currently have too much time on my hands) there is a Grabber Yellow and the Calypso Coral Boss 351. The story reads that the current and original owner, a gentleman named Bobby Carroll, special ordered the paint in 1971. He was a resident of Kingsport, Tn.

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2008, 10:33:05 pm »
The Boss 351's done in Calypso Coral were special paint cars, I have seen 4 documented ones over the years.  There is also a Grabber Orange special paint car, and one was special ordered with the Maroon Poly (paint code B in '71).  As you might guess, the special paint Boss 351's are by far the very rarest in terms of color, with only a handful having been ordered that way from the factory.  Suprisingly I don't think it was a very expensive option, maybe a couple hundred bucks extra.

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2008, 07:37:13 pm »
OK, I got my elite Marti today, so here's the numbers.

Exterior paint Code "A" (black paint-Ford #1724-A)     131/1806

Interior code BE (Vermillion Random Stripe Cloth and Corinthian Vinyl)    1/131

Feels pretty darn exciting on this end of the modem.

Steve
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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #18 on: June 11, 2008, 10:55:33 pm »
Steve - Thanks for the input, I have updated the data up top.  You not only have a one of Boss 351 in those paint/trim codes but the only 71 Sportsroof in that combination.  That is 1/60,453 (.000016)!  Cheers, Tom. 
71 BOSS -  Raven Black / Argent

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #19 on: June 12, 2008, 05:49:29 am »
I saw that! I'm still on a natural high from getting the report. I figured it'd be rare because of it being a black Boss, but never imagined these numbers.

Steve

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2008, 10:18:59 pm »
Hey Guys

I have a Calypso Coral Boss 351, the paint was a special order. The car also has 5E Vermillion clarion knit vinyl seats.
As per the Marti report the car is a 1of 1.

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #21 on: July 08, 2008, 04:15:21 pm »
Welcome 351BossMan, are you located in Canada by chance?

Offline 4DMuscle

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2008, 11:44:02 pm »
351bossman

Welcome to the B1 Forum, and thanks for the update.  Is your Marti report the Deluxe or Elite version?  Can you confirm the total number of Calyso Coral B1s, and what is your paint code?  Share some pix of your B1 when you get the chance - I'm sure she looks sharp.  Cheers, Tom
71 BOSS -  Raven Black / Argent

Offline 351bossman

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #23 on: July 12, 2008, 10:00:16 pm »
Hi,

I have Marti's Deluxe Report. The color code is blank on  the door which denotes "special order paint". Also from my Marti report under the heading "Your vehicle was ordered with the following options" has this Mustang was painted Calypso Coral per customer. As for the number of Calypso Coral B'1s cars it does not say. 

Offline Arlo_Price

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #24 on: October 30, 2008, 06:56:14 pm »
Here's some additional info as per the Marti Elite that I received today (30 Oct. '08), on my Nevada Bracket Racer (211937):

Of the 77 Grabber Green Metallic B 1's
9 had White Standard Bucket Seats (1W)
2 had AM w/8 track
1 had trim rings w/caps, mine!!!

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #25 on: October 31, 2008, 07:38:34 am »
Thanks for the data Arlo - I have updated the listing on page 1.  Cheers, Tom
71 BOSS -  Raven Black / Argent

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #26 on: November 01, 2009, 06:08:28 pm »
my boss is white with the blue vermillion how many of those  thanks

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #27 on: November 01, 2009, 08:34:49 pm »
Check the first post on this topic.  You will need to get a Marti Elite report which provides the production numbers for your color/trim combo.  Cheers, Tom
71 BOSS -  Raven Black / Argent

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2010, 10:33:19 am »
I hope this is not off topic.Does any one know the where abouts of the calypso coral boss 351's.I've heard of Bob Carrol of Tennesee,351 Boss Man on this site and Bob Perkins has maybe two.I heard there are maybe four made.I now own one that is one of one loaded with white interior.What are the trim on the other ones and are they loaded also including power windows.I've also learned that special paint cars came standard with chrome mirrors as the mirrors on non special paint cars were prepainted with standard colors and had to be special ordered to match the special paint cars.Thanks Greg

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Re: Boss 351 Production Colors
« Reply #29 on: March 01, 2010, 02:08:56 am »
i live in austria, vienna and have a 351 Boss in bright red. this boss is one of a few that were exported to switzerland. find enclosed the marti report. hope that helps.

abudi