Author Topic: 1968 Mustang GT #559 driven by Steve McQueen Bullit to be auctioned 2020 Mecum  (Read 1580 times)

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I followed the second car pretty closely when it came on th internet

Personally, it appears to have a lot of provenance issues this car does not

+ 1 and welcome back from your sabbatical
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Always remember;

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road

Drop #2. Good one.
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

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# 2
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

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Fresh off the press Bullitt 559 photos at car show now
« Reply #33 on: August 24, 2019, 12:12:23 PM »
tony C. just sent us these photos of the real bullitt 559 on display at a car show he is attending out of state....go canes!!!
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Re: Fresh off the press Bullitt 559 photos at car show now
« Reply #34 on: August 24, 2019, 06:44:42 PM »
Thank you for posting!  I can hear Lalo Schifrin's music just looking at it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twWzxZAiZvI

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Shifting Gears extended.

I used to play a tape recording of this in my 69 Mustang coupe when I was 16 years old.
"Low she sits on five spoke wheels
Small block eight so live she feels
There she's parked beside the curb
Engine revving to disturb
She's the princess from his past
Red paint gold stripes damned she's fast"

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Re: Fresh off the press Bullitt 559 photos at car show now
« Reply #35 on: August 24, 2019, 07:04:56 PM »
Gas Monkey chase scene reenacted.  The Bullitt chase still gets my blood racing.  Well done effort by Gas Monkey.  Man those cars still catch air in San Fran.  And many of the areas are still the same as 1968...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGiwESoX4Gc

"Low she sits on five spoke wheels
Small block eight so live she feels
There she's parked beside the curb
Engine revving to disturb
She's the princess from his past
Red paint gold stripes damned she's fast"

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Re: Fresh off the press Bullitt 559 photos at car show now
« Reply #36 on: August 24, 2019, 10:33:47 PM »
They missed the clicking of the “seat belts” moment in the Dodge which was a quintessential moment in the original
And so easy to replicate
And the Dodge never smashed into a parked car...
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Re: Fresh off the press Bullitt 559 photos at car show now
« Reply #37 on: August 25, 2019, 09:15:28 AM »
simply quintessential

They missed the clicking of the “seat belts” moment in the Dodge which was a quintessential moment in the original
And so easy to replicate
And the Dodge never smashed into a parked car...
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Re: Fresh off the press Bullitt 559 photos at car show now
« Reply #38 on: August 25, 2019, 08:04:21 PM »
Thank you for posting!  I can hear Lalo Schifrin's music just looking at it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twWzxZAiZvI

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Shifting Gears extended.

I used to play a tape recording of this in my 69 Mustang coupe when I was 16 years old.

and steve sez....
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Re: 1968 Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen Bullit to be auctioned in 2020 Mecum
« Reply #39 on: September 05, 2019, 07:28:35 AM »
the car on tour until the mecum january auction in  kissimmee fl
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Re: 1968 Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen Bullit to be auctioned in 2020 Mecum
« Reply #40 on: September 05, 2019, 07:30:38 AM »
the car on tour until the mecum january auction in  kissimmee fl
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Re: 1968 Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen Bullit to be auctioned in 2020 Mecum
« Reply #41 on: September 05, 2019, 07:31:29 AM »
the car on tour until the mecum january auction in  kissimmee fl
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

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and this tag right here, national historic vehicle register no. 21 is one of the reasons this car will bring big money, Bullitt 559  !
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

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and this tag right here, national historic vehicle register no. 21 is one of the reasons this car will bring big money, Bullitt 559  !

Correct.
"Low she sits on five spoke wheels
Small block eight so live she feels
There she's parked beside the curb
Engine revving to disturb
She's the princess from his past
Red paint gold stripes damned she's fast"

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It's at Sema this week