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Random Ford GT-original & Mk. V photos
« on: April 25, 2019, 08:35:35 PM »
GT40 in the snow at Niagara Falls, I think on the American side ? We see some British cars in the background, from the left, a light blue and black Sunbeam Alpine, a black Austin or Morris 1100, and the two tone car is also English, I think ?

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Re: Random Ford GT-original & Mk. V photos
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2019, 08:44:59 PM »
Mk. 11 at the take out ! original car ? time frame 1980s,  I think it's possible.

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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2019, 09:04:03 PM »
GT40 in the snow at Niagara Falls, I think on the American side ? We see some British cars in the background, from the left, a light blue and black Sunbeam Alpine, a black Austin or Morris 1100, and the two tone car is also English, I think ?

Same GT40 perhaps.

https://www.legendarymotorcar.com/inventory/1966-ford-gt40pr-1291.aspx
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Re: Random Ford GT-original & Mk. V photos
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2019, 11:37:16 PM »
GT40 in the snow at Niagara Falls, I think on the American side ? We see some British cars in the background, from the left, a light blue and black Sunbeam Alpine, a black Austin or Morris 1100, and the two tone car is also English, I think ?

Same GT40 perhaps.

https://www.legendarymotorcar.com/inventory/1966-ford-gt40pr-1291.aspx

Yep, same GT40. One of the road cars P/1028. I would think the Niagara photo was taken in the late fall / early winter 1966.

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Re: Random Ford GT-original & Mk. V photos
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2019, 08:26:55 AM »
Guess I'll throw these up on this thread also in case some people missed them -

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Re: Random Ford GT-original & Mk. V photos
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2019, 12:31:36 PM »
MK-I vs Galaxy wagon

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« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2019, 12:52:00 PM »
^^^ reminds me of the Matchbox I had as a kid  :)

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« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2019, 02:59:42 PM »
6R07mi, thanks for posting the image of the Ford GT & the station wagon, that was on the contents page of Car & Driver magazine back in the day with the caption "A chicken in every pot, and a Ford in every garage"  ;)

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« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2019, 03:05:21 PM »
propayne, thanks for those photos of the GT, I believe that car was on display at the 1968 Universal Exposition in San Antonio Texas. Do you have a better resolution shot, I wonder what it says on the door ?  F1  Le Mans  Sebring Hemphill Ford, can't make out the rest ?
Here's a couple more related to that.

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« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2019, 03:15:14 PM »
Curious juxtaposition of the display being positioned in front of graphics illustrating some heavy-duty military hardware.

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« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2019, 04:57:32 PM »
Honker - yes, the pictures I posted are from the 1968 Hemisfair held in San Antonio Texas.

That is at the Ford Pavilion - those display photos wrap around the wall. Besides the military pics there is also a pic of the Cougar II (Cobra based) show car.

You can look at more pics and order high resolution prints here:

http://digital.utsa.edu/cdm/

I originally posted the picture here:

http://www.saacforum.com/index.php?topic=5109.0

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Re: Random Ford GT-original & Mk. V photos
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2019, 12:57:23 PM »
GT40 in the snow at Niagara Falls, I think on the American side ? We see some British cars in the background, from the left, a light blue and black Sunbeam Alpine, a black Austin or Morris 1100, and the two tone car is also English, I think ?

Taken at the Falls before the "Clutch Artist's Motorama" in Buffalo. Frontier Ford was the Shelby dealer and Jerry Hamam was the "Hi-Po" salesperson and drove the GT40 around before and after the show. Part of the "GT40 promotion and disposal" program. I knew Jerry and saw the car at the show in 66.