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1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« on: January 04, 2019, 08:08:26 PM »
A friend of mine has owned 6S2339 since 1969 and he asked me today if he is the longest owner of a 1966 GT350.  I thought it was interesting and I remember meeting the owners of 6S2268 this summer at SAAC 43.  They bought their car brand new, so my friend has owned his car 3 years less than they have.   How many other original owner cars are still in possession by the first buyer?  How many guys have owned their cars since 1969 or earlier?
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2019, 08:16:43 PM »
Not sure if itís the guy you met but there is an original owner of a white 66 in New York State.
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2019, 08:38:44 PM »
Yeah cool thread, love hearing some old  stories of people who have long term ownership
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2019, 10:20:23 PM »
Not sure if itís the guy you met but there is an original owner of a white 66 in New York State.

Cool!  Do you know the number of the white car in NY?

6S2268 is a California car and is Red.  Photo attached.

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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2019, 10:56:52 PM »
6S1431 purchased  Dec 1971
Driven almost 200,000 miles by me since then
Owned since 1971, driven over 236,000 miles, makes me smile every time I drive it and it makes me feel 21 again.😎

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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2019, 11:46:50 PM »
Not sure if itís the guy you met but there is an original owner of a white 66 in New York State.
I am guessing you are referring to 6s499 Richard Klein.  There was a poll/article in one of the old Shelby American  where they asked for info on the longest owners of cars. 

I also am aware of an original owner carryover car locally.
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2019, 02:31:56 PM »
Not sure if itís the guy you met but there is an original owner of a white 66 in New York State.

Cool!  Do you know the number of the white car in NY?

6S2268 is a California car and is Red.  Photo attached.



Lemme see if I can find.
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2019, 02:32:39 PM »
Not sure if itís the guy you met but there is an original owner of a white 66 in New York State.
I am guessing you are referring to 6s499 Richard Klein. 

Iíll check
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2019, 03:49:36 PM »
6S1431 purchased  Dec 1971
Driven almost 200,000 miles by me since then

And a trip to Bonneville, nice.

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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2019, 03:58:07 PM »
Owned 6S2378 for 41 years. Wife drove it for one summer. Then went in a barn hibernating till 2015.

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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2019, 04:47:51 PM »
Owned 6S2378 for 41 years. Wife drove it for one summer. Then went in a barn hibernating till 2015.

That car is so valuable it comes with it's own Police guard dog!

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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2019, 09:48:56 PM »
Owned 6S2378 for 41 years. Wife drove it for one summer. Then went in a barn hibernating till 2015.

That car is so valuable it comes with it's own Police guard dog!

Dog went for test rides down the street to warm it up. Went to a good home. We went to visit it last June.
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2019, 10:36:25 PM »
Nice piece.
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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2019, 11:22:10 PM »
6S1431 purchased  Dec 1971
Driven almost 200,000 miles by me since then

And a trip to Bonneville, nice.

Went to Bonneville twice and 3 cross country trips.
Plan on driving either across country again or to all 48 states in 2022. Has been to 38 states
Owned since 1971, driven over 236,000 miles, makes me smile every time I drive it and it makes me feel 21 again.😎

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Re: 1966 Original Owners or Long Time owners?
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2019, 07:34:29 PM »
Come on Steve hit Alaska and make it 49.  Go big or go home.