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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2020, 06:11:54 PM »
Is that MOSS GREEN??? I never saw a Moss Green that looked like that??? Were there different variations of that color? Looks more like that 70's Ford Jade Green? I will hold my other comments until more respond......
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2020, 06:13:07 PM »
Open the link. Only the first picture was manipulated.

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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2020, 06:36:06 PM »
I just read this article as well. Interesting story.
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2020, 06:52:37 PM »
Is that MOSS GREEN??? I never saw a Moss Green that looked like that??? Were there different variations of that color? Looks more like that 70's Ford Jade Green? I will hold my other comments until more respond......

That first shot shocked me too, the subsequent shots the color looks correct.  Wonder why they didn't put the correct exhaust tips on?

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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2020, 06:56:01 PM »
Shame they put '68 Stripes on as well...........and that Fram Oil Filter !
And incorrect on the Scoop Lights.   Turnsignal and Brake Lights, not Taillamps.
And also a bit incorrect on the Sequential Taillights.

But, as they say, there's no such thing as bad publicity.
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2020, 07:21:13 PM »
Maybe the first picture was tweaked to get the attention of the Shelby Cognoscenti?  8)

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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2020, 07:42:50 PM »
Open the link. Only the first picture was manipulated.

Yeah I did, I even read it....in my opinion it is a bright Moss Green, in the one picture, I believe you could see that the car had Moss Green paint.
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2020, 11:07:25 PM »
Nice detailed write up & must have cost owner a pretty penny
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2020, 09:05:29 AM »
I agree..... one of the worst oil filters available. That usually sends me a red flag message.

Never really liked seeing Firestones where Goodyears should be, and obviously CS wouldnt allow it back in the day. Also the fact that during metal work they were able to get the passenger door lined up correctly, but after paint and re-assembly they couldn't. To top that off they striped over top that miss.  Lots of other errors observed, and probably lots underneath not.
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2020, 09:14:53 AM »
Glad you pointed out all of that Bob, I was seeing lots of stuff going on.....I bet someone is planning on a BIG sale at the BJ or Mec, not to name names, so what better way to get the "Wish Book" itself to help out!

Personally, and that's me, because I always went to the added expense, I do not like the one inch below the top of the quarter install of a quarter....butt welding is OK but I guess its just not for me....as Micheal Savage would say, "Just one man's opinion."
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2020, 11:53:54 AM »
In the article, the owner states it is not a concours restoration.

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« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2020, 09:20:05 AM »
In the article, the owner states it is not a concours restoration.

Concours or not ....... some things like door alignment is just common sense, which of course is not that common anymore.
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2020, 09:26:10 AM »
In the article, the owner states it is not a concours restoration.

Concours or not ....... some things like door alignment is just common sense, which of course is not that common anymore.

I know that I have a lot of difficulty with that. I think that the problem is the front fenders.
The original fenders fit the best. It's almost like they were matched to the car at build time.
Once you switch them out you can't match up the highlight crease from the fender to the door.
I knew body fender guy that was a fanatic about that. He would drill out the inner spot welds and pressure reset the entire fender until the highlight seam fit the door.
That "ain't easy".

I want to say that you can tell replacement front fenders by the misalignment but that isn't necessarily true, just that the front fenders have been "reset" for sure.
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Re: GT350 Hemmings write up
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2020, 11:35:40 AM »
As in so many projects, the person writing the checks might have gotten to the point of "just get it done".

When I read the article, I imagined profuse hemorrhaging of cash.