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Shelby American History / Re: Ram Box
« on: March 23, 2020, 07:07:24 PM »
nice shots Earl  !!!!

Shelby American History / Re: Ram Box
« on: March 23, 2020, 12:25:37 PM »
.............we always made our own gaskets ............didnt know there were any NOS available

Shelby American History / Re: Ram Box
« on: March 23, 2020, 11:57:52 AM »
Fortunately, I had the correspondence from Senter(Ford) to Maier which proved the manifold was given to him prior to its official introduction and ran in a T/A event or two prior to Maier receiving a Boss 302 from H/M..............otherwise, I would have had to run another period appearing manifold...........

Shelby American History / Re: Ram Box
« on: March 23, 2020, 11:15:46 AM »
What Randy says is true.........although the Maier car was a '68 S code coupe.  Another clarification...while the Box manifold(with single carburetor top) did make a few less HP than the much later technology of the Vic Jr or Parker(the best motor was 489 HP @7600), it did produce in excess of 400 ft/lbs of torque on a 305 ci engine with original/ported C6FE heads.  I dont know of many combos before or since that did. It was lightly massaged to prevent fuel puddling and performed flawlessly.

BTW, if anyone needs one of these, I still have one with a two carb top sitting at TOE...............PM me.


Spoke with Jim W at length last night.  He is out of town and will review the photo tonight to see if he can remember the date and/or the event at Ontario.  His tentative belief is the event was the Mustang II intro.... will follow-up.  Definitely csx2602, he drove this car frequently during this time period.

Randy H is a dentist in Camarillo.

Ontario Speedway  ??  Mid 70's   SAAC 3 or possibly a movie or commercial shoot  ??

1967 Shelby GT350/500 / Re: Magstar Reproductions
« on: January 20, 2020, 03:21:19 PM »
"mcpaxtonman" is Craig, Paradise Wheels

SAAC Forum Discussion Area / Re: 5R001
« on: June 09, 2019, 12:37:52 AM »


Shelby American Racing / Re: Vintage Racing Images
« on: March 20, 2019, 11:17:57 PM »
csx3035, Dick Smith  ??

The Lounge / Re: Barrett Jackson, 1967 Trans am Mustang sold
« on: January 31, 2019, 12:34:24 PM »
Jim(acman63).............I would LOVE to see these photos you speak of and encourage you to post them here.  I've been promised those photos for years................... many previous owners/drivers/mechanics of this car are still alive  ?? the new owner planning on joining the Historic Trans Am Group   ??  And why has it not run with them previously............ ??

pss.........and thanks for posting all the '67\68 VINs on a public forum.

The Lounge / Re: 5S089 for sale details... I don't get it
« on: January 29, 2019, 09:12:44 PM »
I thought this car was recently purchased...........

Up For Auction / Re: 1966 Promotional Ford Shelby T-Bird
« on: December 18, 2018, 01:46:24 PM »
Sfm6sxxx  ......................  thank you.

Up For Auction / Re: 1964 Ford Falcon Race car, Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
« on: December 18, 2018, 12:22:59 AM »
Spent two and a half hours with Jim Harrell tonight................a true gentlemen. 

What I can confirm:  the car is the real deal, purchased from Bob Johnson (with a wink and nod, built from a car purchased from a used car lot--not DST or H/M) , raced in A/S by Johnson and Harrell with ALL of the fiberglass parts noted in the Homologation papers--including doors, it was sold by Harrell without suspension or drivetrain (ALL of which was transferred to another car), the homologation papers I have and shared with him are distinctly different from his recollection.  Oh and ................ if you want  add'l'll have to call me---sorry..........history  is interesting  GG

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