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Richstang

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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #30 on: March 17, 2018, 05:49:02 PM »
Here it is at Riverside with the mobile school trailer. We can see the school's Econoline van in the background.
Anyone have a photo of the license plate of the school trailer?




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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2018, 05:53:13 PM »
The Econoline van had John Timanus's name on the door. Shown here along the side of the Carter Ave building.
Anyone have the a photo of the license plate on the Van too?



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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2018, 06:00:45 PM »
Testing in January 1965 with some great company. (CSX2513 and possibly SFM5007)

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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2018, 06:04:06 PM »
I grabbed this video still to show of the bright paint colors.


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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2018, 06:05:04 PM »
and this ad is probably a fake, but it so cool.


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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #35 on: March 17, 2018, 06:30:00 PM »
Most of you have seen this window van "Race Assistance Program" Econoline. This van appeared about the same time the school moved out of Riverside over to Willow Springs in 1966. The 10-spokes make this a sharp van with matching trailer.





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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #36 on: March 17, 2018, 06:34:30 PM »
It shows up in other place too. Here assisting the Toyota 2000 GT development. 1967?


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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #37 on: March 17, 2018, 06:36:38 PM »
and again in the background behind CSX2009. (1967?)


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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #38 on: March 17, 2018, 06:49:25 PM »
Here's the list of all the CSSHPD (Carroll Shelby School of High Performance Driving) support vehicles I've seen.

1955 Chevy Panel Van - CSSHPD white blue stripes
     CA plate? (Riverside)

1964 Falcon Sedan Delivery - CSSHPD (Pete Brocks personal car) white blue stripes, white walls, full hubcaps; w school trailer
     CA plate “GAL 360” - Trailer plate unknown (64-2 Riverside)

1964 Econoline Panel Van – CSSHPD (John Timanus) ‘64 steel rims center hubcaps/‘65 custom 5-spokes; w school trailer
     CA plate? - Trailer plate? (64 Riverside, 65-1 Riverside, 65-2 Carter Ave)

1966 Econoline Falcon Club Wagon window van - CSSHPD Race Assistance Program, 66 Shelby rims; w Race Assistance box trailer 66 Shelby rims
     CA plate “V24 217” - Trailer plate “VH 5061” or close to it (67-4-15 Green Valley Raceway)
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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #39 on: March 18, 2018, 10:50:24 AM »
It shows up in other place too. Here assisting the Toyota 2000 GT development. 1967?


Toyota 2000GT

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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #40 on: March 18, 2018, 10:53:03 AM »
Amazing photos!!  Gives us that glimpse of the past and how things were done and how modern for the times, or I should say how "way ahead of their time" :)

Keep them coming, GREAT READING!!

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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #41 on: March 18, 2018, 09:07:15 PM »
Next on the list are the Shelby American factory support vehicles. I'll start with the vans.

The rarely photographed (Econoline) Falcon Club Wagon is first spotted in the background at Riverside, October 1963.
It has two-tone factory paint option.

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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #42 on: March 18, 2018, 09:11:19 PM »
The same (maybe) window van appears at the June 1965 Open House at LAX..possibly repainted in all Guardsman Blue.
This and the previous post are the only photos I've ever seen of the window vans through the end of 1965.


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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #43 on: March 18, 2018, 09:14:03 PM »
I suspect this window van was again repainted to become the "Shelby American Race Asssistance Program" that shows up in 1966.
(photos in reply #35)

Here's the list info on these two SA factory support vans;

1964 Econoline Falcon Club Wagon window van - two tone paint “COBRA Powered by Ford” lettering, steel rims center hubcaps white walls
   CA plate? (63-10-13 Riverside)
1965 Econoline Falcon Club Wagon window van - solid paint “COBRA Powered by Ford” lettering, steel rims center hubcaps white walls
   CA plate? (65-6-7 LAX open house)

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Re: Shelby American; Transporters and Service Vehicles
« Reply #44 on: March 19, 2018, 03:02:13 PM »
Here's one more photo of the race assistance program window van. This and the other 3 were all taken at Green Valley 4/15/67