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Of Ford Mustang GT Eleanor Replica, Young Rapper Ty Dolla Sign, and Music

See this red beauty? It’s a muscle car all right but is it the actual Eleanor they used in Gone and 60 Seconds movie? No, it’s not. The replica in question was built from the ground up with the same blueprints, and it’s just amazing. The story behind it, however, has something to do with an aspiring rapper who goes around by the nickname Ty Dolla Sign.
Of Ford Mustang GT Eleanor Replica, Young Rapper Ty Dolla Sign, and Music 4 photos
Of Ford Mustang GT Eleanor Replica, Young Rapper Ty Dolla Sign, and MusicOf Ford Mustang GT Eleanor Replica, Young Rapper Ty Dolla Sign, and MusicOf Ford Mustang GT Eleanor Replica, Young Rapper Ty Dolla Sign, and Music
I don’t know what you guys regularly do, but in my case I go for the good part first. Say you’re eating out in a fancy restaurant, and you get two dishes, but only one is tasty, yet you have to eat both. What do you do?

How does that relate to the post in question? Well, let’s just say the celebrity factor of this piece is the dish we don’t like while the car is what actually tickles our interest.

We are looking at a special replica after all, one that is meant to borrow the same looks of the gorgeous 1967 Ford Mustang, powered by the originally 289 engine that was completely rebuilt. The exterior is, in fact, Dodge Viper Red paint job, with a special body kit the tuners that created it call “MustangsToFear Eleanor.”

The interior is where the weirdness happens. There's a Cobra steering wheel, BMW M3 Vader Seats, 2005 Shelby GT roll bar and Carroll Shelby Autographed dash and gauges.

Does the Mustang belong to the 30-year-old aspiring rapper? No, it’s just a car he borrowed from Arete Motorsports auto shop for the shooting he did with DUB Magazine. Tyrone William Griffin, Jr. on his real name, is about to release his debut album this summer and says he chose this ride because he is a great fan of the classics.

As to his daily driver, it’s a work in progress project. “I have a 1964 Chevrolet Impala that I’m trying to fix up. I’ve always loved old school rides and am excited to start building my first one. I want to keep the classic styling of the Impala and just want to update a few things,” he told the source.

 
 
 
 
 

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