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1972 De Tomaso Pantera Serial Number 03995


Lead photograph of 1972 De Tomaso Pantera Serial Number 03995


Make   De Tomaso Model   Pantera
Year   1972 Serial #   03995
Engine #    VIN   THPNMD03995
Engine Type   Ford 351 CID Cleveland Chassis Type   Monocoque
Build Sequence #   2995 Number Built   7,260
Body Type   Berlinetta Body Builder   Ghia
First Owner    Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California


1972 De Tomaso Pantera s/n 03995. One owner since 1993 and only 22,248 miles. GT5 body specifications. Stripped to bare metal and repainted by Hall Pantera. It has been fitted with a high-dollar grey leather interior and dash, Recaro seats and updated A/C with a wood dash face and steering wheel by Hall Pantera. The floor pans have been lowered for more headroom and four-point racing seat belts with quick releases are fitted.

The engine compartment is fitted with a billet aluminum camber bar, stainless steel half-shaft covers, an updated clutch slave cylinder, hard lines and braided stainless steel soft lines, all by Hall Pantera. The engine is fitted with four Weber 48 IDA carbs, Taylor plug wires, De Tomaso valve covers and a Mallory hyfire ignition system. The transaxle case has been polished. Heavy duty half-shafts by Hall Pantera and top-of-the-line Gates Green Stripe hoses are also fitted. The exhaust headers and system are by Mind Train, the best Pantera headers made. An oil cooler by Hall Pantera and a 10-quart oil pan by Aviaid are also fitted.

Pantera s/n 03995 is fitted with the rare and expensive Campagnolo GT5 Wheels. The 15 x 10 fronts are fitted with very good 285/40-15 Pirelli P-7s and 15 x 13 rears fitted with very good 345/35-15 Pirelli P-7s. The brakes are dramatically updated with Wilwood four-piston calipers and vented rotors. The A-arm sway bar mounts have been replaced with Sphereballs and the sway bars have been replaced with Hall Pantera hollow bars and lower, stiffer springs and a front suspension lift kit; flick a switch and the nose rises by several inches. Rear lower A-arms covers and billet aluminum sway bar center mounts are also by Hall Pantera. Comes with with the correct original space-saver spare tire. California smog-exempt with no power-robbing smog equipment.


S/n 03995. Full VIN THPNMD 03995. 2995th car built (serial numbers began with #1000)

1972, July, build date.

1977, 19 Dec., offered in Autoweek by David F. Snuffer, Pittsburgh PA 15216.

1993, offered in Miami with a GT5 body conversion.

1993, 10 May, serviced for current owner by Sola Motor Works, 2212 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA: clutch master and hood struts. Total invoice: $780.88.

1993, 16 June, car registered to current owner, Long Beach, CA at California DMV, Compton, CA office. Total fees: $1,073.00.

1993, 06 July, serviced by Hall Pantera, 15337 Garfield Ave., Paramount, CA: new rack and pinion assembly and rear sway bar. Total invoice: $4,918.95.

1993, 27 July, serviced by Hall Pantera: stripped to bare metal and painted, powder coated wheels. Total invoice: $20,799.50.

1993, 21 Oct., serviced by Hall Pantera: all new leather interior, inner roof panel, new windshield and windshield rubber, new A/C lines. Total invoice: $6,347.00.

1993, 26 Oct., appraisal by Appraisal Express, Manhattan Beach CA for current owner: as per appraisal, modified to GT5 specifications. Fiberglass fender flares, boxed rocker panels, front air dam, rear wing and spoiler, side brake vents, dual hood grills. Full custom leather interior on seats, door panels, center console and arm rests, matching Recaro seats with pump-up lumbar support, Burlwood dash facia and Momo steering wheel, full competition seat belts. Mechanically fitted with steel braided hoses, heavy duty half shafts with stainless covers, chromed lower suspension arms, custom De Tomaso upper and lower suspension supports. 15″ x 10″ front and 15″ x 13″ rear Campagnolo alloy wheels. Total invoice: $225.00.

1994, 28 July, serviced by Hall Pantera: changed fluids, installed headlight motor, installed billet breather. Total invoice: $1,398.91.

1995, 27 Sept., serviced by Hall Pantera: four new tires, big brake kit, lift kit, wood steering wheel and trim, installed brake kit. Total invoice $7,107.39.

2001, 05 Nov., billet steel axles and mounting hardware ordered from Pantera Parts Connection, Reno, NV. Total invoice: $819.48.

2005, fitted with four Weber 48 IDA carbs and manifolds.

2011, December, one of six cars shipped to Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online LLC on consignment.

2011, December, new battery installed, fuel flushed, carbs tuned by Pantera Specialties.

2012, January, on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online LLC.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.