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Up For Auction / Re: 68 GT350 on Craigslist
« on: February 06, 2020, 09:52:52 PM »
Wasínt this car for sale couple months ago on here?

Up For Auction / Re: 5S205 @ RM Amelia island
« on: February 05, 2020, 10:11:07 PM »
I go every year

Lots of great restaurants on Main Street downtown Fernandina or Saltlife out by the Beach...

Car lovers dream

Up For Auction / Re: 70 Conv with state assigned VIN.
« on: January 28, 2020, 06:06:42 PM »
Shelby did not sign the dash.......soooooo

Up For Auction / Re: 2020 BJ Highest Grossing Auction Ever
« on: January 21, 2020, 09:26:05 PM »
Interesting that total auction sales at Scottsdale were down 3 percent according to Hemmings:

from what I saw at Russo and Steele Sat night they tanked.....

Concours Talk / Re: hood straightening
« on: January 16, 2020, 10:52:43 PM »
Good stuff fellas...... 69 hood was badly bowed with stock springs........removed springs........put towels on both sides of hood

Put 2 -40 lb bags of potting soil on top.........left car outside in 95 degree heat all day and now hood is perfectly flat

Thereís a good reason why itís 1of 3 in the WORLD

Concours Talk / Re: hood straightening
« on: January 15, 2020, 06:26:05 PM »
No springs here either (original hood & fenders)
I use a short piece of chain between the spring mounting points on the hinges, holds the hood open great!
I'm sure there is a cleaner/nicer way to do it but NO SPRINGS!!

Got a picture?

1969-1970 Shelby GT350/500 / Re: 69 Shelby door panels
« on: January 14, 2020, 10:28:50 PM »
Mustangs Unlimited seems to be going out of business........been selling inventories at 50 off and not restocking etc

1968 Shelby GT350/500/500KR / Re: New owner of KR convertible
« on: January 14, 2020, 09:58:18 AM »
The dealer that sold the car at the Mechum auction was from OKlahoma. I bought it from the guy that bought it at the auction. Care to elaborate on the sad outcome?  I am now very curious of all the tainted history of this car.  I guess I am the new poster child.
I have been dealing with Mustangs since early 80ís. Just have never come across a dishonest Mustanger before. I guess this is just a different game at a different level.

would this be your car that sold at Mecum in 2011?.....sold as a replica.....different stripes........

1968 Shelby GT350/500/500KR / Re: New owner of KR convertible
« on: January 13, 2020, 06:27:28 PM »
i am just a little bystander here but have owned many Mustangs, muscle cars, old trucks etc since 1977.....

bottom line for the owner here....

CORALSNAKE is an expert on 1968 Shelbys as he just told you....and is well known

the VIN number and this discussion is now public on the internet so the story is known to all.....

my 2 cent advise is to call the guy up you traded with and get your Vette back............if you say you will never sell ( doubt it there comes a time to let go of everything) then whomever is left holding this car will go down in don't want to do that to a friend or relative do you?

Concours Talk / Re: hood straightening
« on: January 13, 2020, 05:41:53 AM »
Thanks Bob

Concours Talk / Re: hood straightening
« on: January 12, 2020, 10:57:16 PM »
Whatís a good source for the low tension hood spring for a 69?

Also anyone got pictures of how they use a hood prop?


1967 Shelby GT350/500 / Re: New early '67 GT350 acquisition
« on: January 06, 2020, 09:05:13 PM »
Well done

Ask a Registrar / Re: 68 GT350 CAR 1490
« on: January 05, 2020, 08:23:46 AM »
No sale date either

Up For Auction / Re: 1967 GT40 on Hemmings
« on: January 02, 2020, 08:39:23 PM »
Well that old ad explains why the price is so morphed several times to todayís configuration....

Still pretty cool car

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