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Title: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: CSX4781 on November 06, 2021, 08:13:55 PM
A small group of early GT350 owners from Eastern and Central VA got together today to make a run up Route 6 from Richmond, through Scottsville and up to a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway south of I-64, ending at The Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton VA for lunch. Larry Barnett, Bob Garland, Greg Bradner and Tim Kilinski drove their 66 and 67 GT350s (I just rode along and took pictures this time). Great company, great weather and great food. Thanks to Tim for organizing this. See the link below to the photos.

Dave

https://photos.app.goo.gl/2MkdekYi1tRvboUcA
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: deathsled on November 06, 2021, 08:22:34 PM
Great array of Shelbys.  I am biased of course, but I particularly like the red Hertz.  Was that a GPS device on the dash?  Interesting to see plug-in modern technology co-existing with the old tech (and tach).
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: 69mach351w on November 06, 2021, 08:24:57 PM
Awesome road trip and photos  8)
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: silverton_ford on November 06, 2021, 09:26:41 PM
Great pictures Dave!  Thank you for sharing.  Looks like it was a lot of fun.  :D
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: 557 on November 06, 2021, 09:49:49 PM
And a bug with lemans stripes snuck into the photos!Thanks for posting.
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: TedS on November 06, 2021, 09:52:57 PM
I've driven Rt 6 and Rt 151 in the Afton area so many times. It had to be a blast to do it in a Shelby. Glad you had fun. Great pictures.
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: Don Johnston on November 06, 2021, 10:52:26 PM
Looks like someones tach is not working (white 66).?   8)
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: 6S1568 on November 07, 2021, 11:20:49 AM
Thanks for sharing the photos. What a great fall day it was to have these beautiful cars on the road. 
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Post by: s2ms on November 07, 2021, 01:09:04 PM
Great photos, thanks Dave!
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Post by: Corey Bowcutt on December 06, 2021, 09:33:25 AM
Really enjoyed viewing these photos.  Thanks for sharing.

Corey
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Post by: corbins on December 06, 2021, 07:36:48 PM
Looks like it was a nice trip man !!  Great pics..... as usual. :)
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: FL SAAC on December 06, 2021, 07:39:38 PM
Looks like y'all had a great time.

Quick question who owns the Shelby VW ?
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: CSX4781 on December 06, 2021, 09:36:24 PM
HAHA, I didn't actually notice the VW in the photo until I was processing my photos that night (I think it was in Scottsville). It was a poor stand in for my blue/white stripes 66 GT350 I left in the garage that day.......

Dave
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: deathsled on December 06, 2021, 11:28:58 PM
Isn't "Afton" the name of that Medusa Nightmare that ran Brendon Fraser through the gears in a divorce, practically ruining his life?  Scary name for a town.  I'd steer around that one with my Shelby by reason of the nasty connotation it conjures within me.
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: Don Johnston on December 07, 2021, 07:18:11 PM
Not all Afton towns are bad.  Afton, NY, where my wife mother' family came from originally, has a special industry that we visited years ago:


https://cobraindustriesllc.com/

Aloha 8)
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: propayne on December 07, 2021, 07:53:40 PM
Been driving over Afton mountain my entire life.

Beautiful and bucolic.

- Phillip
Title: Re: Shelby Drive to Afton VA Today
Post by: NC TRACKRAT on December 07, 2021, 08:24:01 PM
Great pics, Dave.  We were up that way over Thanksgiving visiting our son.  Fun roads!  Of course, my favorite road in VA is at Alton, not Afton....VIR. ;)