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Hank in the press again
« on: July 09, 2020, 06:28:58 PM »
The July/August 2020 issue of the So Cal Auto Club magazine Westways has a feature on Hank Williams.

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2020, 06:53:29 PM »
Great guy.
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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2020, 07:01:24 PM »
Yep.

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2020, 07:19:02 PM »
Great guy.

X2 - Hank Williams regularly attends shows in SoCal and other locations. A great ambassador for the Cobra. I sure hope that his story gets documented. 
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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2020, 09:59:27 PM »
I was privileged to share a photo with Hank at SAAC 43. 
While admiring Hanks car at SAAC 43 in Sonoma, I was informed by a fellow Shelby enthusiast that Hank was one of the oldest original owners of a 65 Cobra.  I figured "Damn, I need a picture with a legend"  ;D.

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2020, 09:21:42 AM »
Congratulations Sir
These cars are meant to be driven so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all cleanCS

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2020, 09:39:54 AM »
I was privileged to share a photo with Hank at SAAC 43. 
While admiring Hanks car at SAAC 43 in Sonoma, I was informed by a fellow Shelby enthusiast that Hank was one of the oldest original owners of a 65 Cobra.  I figured "Damn, I need a picture with a legend"  ;D.

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   That sure looks like MANDELLA to me... Nuther COBRA luver ;D

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2020, 10:22:43 AM »
I was privileged to share a photo with Hank at SAAC 43. 
While admiring Hanks car at SAAC 43 in Sonoma, I was informed by a fellow Shelby enthusiast that Hank was one of the oldest original owners of a 65 Cobra.  I figured "Damn, I need a picture with a legend"  ;D.

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http://www.saacforum.com/gallery/249-090720215219.jpeg

And the countless children that have had their pictures taken while sitting the the driver's seat of his Cobra.  Much to the amazement of their parents, that he would allow them to sit in his Cobra just for a picture.  One of the things I miss about living in Long Beach, not being able to attend area car shows to see Hank and his Cobra.  A true gentleman.
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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2020, 03:08:16 PM »
I have talked with him on several occasions at car shows in So Cal and he is truly a wonderful guy and is very proud of his car and will cheerfully tell you about it and his stories about Mr. Shelby. 

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« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2020, 09:11:17 PM »
I have talked with him on several occasions at car shows in So Cal and he is truly a wonderful guy and is very proud of his car and will cheerfully tell you about it and his stories about Mr. Shelby.

Someone should interview him and record it.  The stories would be fascinating.

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« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2020, 07:39:53 AM »
I have talked with him on several occasions at car shows in So Cal and he is truly a wonderful guy and is very proud of his car and will cheerfully tell you about it and his stories about Mr. Shelby.

Someone should interview him and record it.  The stories would be fascinating.

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2020, 10:30:54 PM »
At the time of my picture with Hank I didn't fully appreciate that I was taking a picture with "Shelby royalty".  I'm pretty proud that I've had a picture taken with a legend.  As a "young pup" of 49 years old, I was humbled to be photographed with someone who bought their Cobra 4 years before I was even freakin born.

Thanks to you Hank for that picture.  I am honored.

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2020, 05:07:57 PM »
Original owner!

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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #13 on: July 27, 2020, 06:12:07 PM »
Original owner!

Yes, but with the optional hardtop.
Not many sold with removable hardtops. Anyone know how many cars with hardtops out there?
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Re: Hank in the press again
« Reply #14 on: July 27, 2020, 06:22:22 PM »
Met him many times..I can't think of a better representative of  Cobra owners !! 8)