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Ford's, Mustangs and Shelbys in foreign lands
« on: March 21, 2018, 08:35:53 AM »
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2018, 08:37:26 AM »
Mustang in Japan owned by a dear friend
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2018, 02:06:33 AM »
Guy in my wife’s hometown of santarcangelo di Romagna Italy has a 65 coupe 289 c4...Once saw a 64.5 vert at a small car show in Rimini Italy but,in general mustangs are rare as hens teethe over there...Gas is super expensive there so there’s that..

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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2018, 07:52:59 AM »
Guy in my wife’s hometown of santarcangelo di Romagna Italy has a 65 coupe 289 c4...Once saw a 64.5 vert at a small car show in Rimini Italy but,in general mustangs are rare as hens teethe over there...Gas is super expensive there so there’s that..

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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2018, 07:53:46 AM »
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2018, 08:33:44 AM »
Saw this Mustang in Edinburgh Scotland when I was there in January.  I loved the American flag and the three models of Mustangs in the back window.

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« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2018, 08:40:41 AM »
Saw this Mustang in Edinburgh Scotland when I was there in January.  I loved the American flag and the three models of Mustangs in the back window.

Corey we find that most Europeans, better yet the world shares a very strong passion for everything Mustang, Shelby, Corvette and all American memorabilia USA, USA, USA!
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2018, 08:42:15 PM »
My wife and I travel abroad a fare amount (the company she works for is based out of the Netherlands), Paris is one of our/my favorite places. I never get tired of going there. We were shopping and walking from Avenue de l'Opera heading back to our hotel we got onto Rue de la Paix towards Vendome and saw this black 66 coupe with red stripes, Cragers and a reversed mounted (GT350) hood scoop pull up and double park. Mustang in Paris? How cool was that. The guy had a suit on, jumped out and ran into a building. Cops left it alone...go figure?

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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2018, 09:55:00 PM »
Earl

cool pictures, look at the second one you posted and look at the people staring at the stang!
Thanks for sharing
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2018, 09:56:26 PM »
also residing in france
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2018, 11:18:57 PM »
in the land of the rising sun

Now those are some rolled fenders!
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2018, 01:20:47 AM »
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Now those are some rolled fenders!
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Re: Mustangs and Shelby in foreign lands
« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2018, 05:22:47 AM »
in the land of the rising sun

Now those are some rolled fenders!
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Re: Ford's, Mustangs and Shelbys in foreign lands
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2018, 08:10:09 AM »
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Re: Ford's, Mustangs and Shelbys in foreign lands
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2018, 10:28:05 AM »
I flew down to Santiago Chile  with a buddy in the mid 1970's, 1976 I think.  with the intentions of hitchhiking back up the Andes to Colombia.  We got about 40 miles from the city center and were having some cervasas at hole in the wall outdoor bar when we spied a beat up '66 Mustang across the highway. One thing led to another and we bought the car for a few hundred dollars. It turned out to be a K code, bu we didn't even find that out until much later, but it was totally clapped out; dents in every body panel, trunk with a punched out lock and was held down bare wire. And the de rigor passenger door in a different color . The engine was still sounding good so we went for it.

My pal was zoned the whole time on mushrooms, so all the driving fell to me. The car ran perfectly despite the Radial changes in elevation, and never had any mechanical trouble other than about 30 flat tires.

I've got million stories about the trip, but they aren't car related..  This was about 10 years after the Mustang first came out, and we saw lots of them. They were the most common 1960's car that we saw,  and ALL of them were in better shape than the one we were driving. We didn't even know it was a K code until we were in a customs check at the Peruvian border. Most of the external K equiptment was long gone by the time we got the car.

I still have a few photos from the trip, but none of the car.  Compared to the other Mustangs we saw, it was not very photogenic. I'm lucky to have any photos, as documenting my life in photos  was a non-priority in the 1960's / 1970's.

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