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Arntz
« on: January 03, 2021, 10:58:49 PM »
Ran across pictures from 1978.

"Never trust a man that don't eat cornbread, or a woman that don't cook it"

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Re: Arntz
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2021, 10:59:27 PM »
"Never trust a man that don't eat cornbread, or a woman that don't cook it"

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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2021, 11:00:08 PM »
"Never trust a man that don't eat cornbread, or a woman that don't cook it"

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Re: Arntz
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2021, 11:26:31 PM »
Thanks for posting, interesting way to display a vehicle !

Any one recognize in the second photo, the fellow with what looks like a Cobra Team shirt, and a clear sleeve on his belt with

 S.A.A.C. stuff in it ?

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Re: Arntz
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2021, 11:27:20 PM »
I went to the Arntz plant back in 77 . It was one year after we were married and drove from KC to CA from LA to SF ona belated honeymoon. While we were out there I had to stop at Mier Racing and Arntz. Arntz was one of the first Cobra kit car companies. They did the most ADV back in the day.
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Re: Arntz
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2021, 11:40:18 PM »
Cool,full size cutaway.Thanks for posting.

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Re: Arntz
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2021, 01:12:15 AM »
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Lame.

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Re: Arntz
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2021, 02:08:25 PM »
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Lame.

Cheap horsepower. If I remember Arntz was the first kit Cobra. It went out of business after he was sued by his girlfriend's parents. She was killed in a crash of one. When I was at Petersen's Kit Car we did a Cobra Buyers Guide. There were 52 companies producing Cobra's at that time. Ford & CS launched a law suit re: Cobra name/shape and court decided they hadn't protected the copyright. For some reason that decision got set aside. https://www.cobracountry.com/the-curtain-falls/  http://www.erareplicas.com/history/lawsuit/index.htm
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Re: Arntz
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2021, 02:23:48 PM »

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Re: Arntz
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2021, 09:46:41 PM »
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Lame.
Cheap horsepower.

Great. Build a Vette.

They did - Chevy engine in a fiberglass body.
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