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Up For Auction / Re: Original Shelby Cobra Grill on eBay
« on: January 21, 2024, 11:35:04 PM »
Notice most all of the vertical bars have had material removed to allow more air flow.

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Just another "continuation" Shelby License product among a long list of others.  Nothing new about this type of development anymore. Nicely detailed and expensive product.  Now we have the CSX2800 series of five in the unavailable to the public  Shelby Registry. 8)

Each Dragonsnake costs $750,000 before options. These Dragon Snakes are authenticated by Shelby and built under their guidance with CSX # 's reserved in the SAAC registry for each build.
Maybe a Shelby American 'Registry', not in SAAC Registry.

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1966 Shelby GT350/GT350H / Re: Going to install one of these on my car
« on: December 11, 2023, 02:12:37 PM »
With all the talk of fires and disappearing vehicles I was recommended by a friend to put one of these on my car.  He is a just recently retired airline pilot having flown big birds so I trust his judgment having survived 30,000 hours of time up in the skies.  I will let y'all know how the install goes.
https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/NW_785116?cid=paidsearch_shopping_dcoe_google&campaign=GSC-Fasteners-Hardware&campaign_id=10947735022&adgroup_id=107081865346&adtype=pla&gclid=CjwKCAiAg9urBhB_EiwAgw88mfO9yp-N-ez5wLRLEraYzopeMAwWGBdZaJPyRyDmL3i3x1NuzNHBTxoCPgsQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds&gad_source=1

I would recommend the knife-blade style instead. The screw type can have a corrosion issue and may not make good contact.    https://www.amazon.com/Battery-Disconnect-Isolator-Negative-Vertical/dp/B07YTWJQF2/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=34LGZDUDR06RO&keywords=battery+cutoff&qid=1702321955&sprefix=battery+cutoff%2Caps%2C136&sr=8-1-spons&sp_csd=d2lkZ2V0TmFtZT1zcF9hdGY&psc=1

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CSX 3000 Series / Re: I think its a 427 car?
« on: December 10, 2023, 03:08:08 PM »
Appears to be a CSX33xx series.

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It doesn't appear the ad ones match the ones SA used/sold. The period SA photos clearly show the spline adapters used visible lug nuts to hold them to the wheel.
Only some of them had the lug nuts. Usually used on the rear of the factory drag cars. Customer drag cars nomally did not get the lug nut version. The lug nuts were added to help with the torque of the drag cars. The yellow car is CSX2427 (Customer car) https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/IMG-1590-17162-scaled.jpg?fit=2048%2C1536 The blue car is CSX2357, A factory drag car. https://allcarcentral.com/Shelby/Shelby_Cobra_Dragonsnake_289_sn-CSX2357_1964_Cobra_Experience_Museum_MWP0851.jpg

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thought you were buying these jim  ;D

Just giving others a chance. ;)

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Up For Auction / Re: 6S406 - Bring A Trailer
« on: December 06, 2023, 05:08:05 PM »
The digits on that engine photo can be 'combined' to achive many different six digit VIN. Which combination is correct? And if the problem was just a prefix number, why would the stamper try to correct several numbers? Why not just "correct" the 8?

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The Lounge / Re: Who owns the car in case of catstrophic loss?
« on: December 02, 2023, 10:36:27 AM »
who gets 1st shot at car

i would imagine the insurance company 1st
 but what if there is a lien on the vehicle?

Does bank have 1st right of refusal before the owner?

Due to the increasing values of the cars it could make for a bigger  profit  for the bank if they bought it and flipped it .

just a thought  :)
Hagerty calls it "Cherished Salvage Coverage"
https://www.hagerty.com/insurance/classic-car-insurance/additional-coverages/cherished-salvage-coverage

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The Lounge / Re: Farley - facing the music.......
« on: September 08, 2023, 09:50:02 AM »
we have 40 lightning trucks  being delivered /  and at least 10 mach e  have gone thru  the dealer  this month .

they may not work for everyone but  have not seen any traded back in .

the mach e is reasonable performer  / 300 miles per charge will get most people back and forth to work for a week around here. if you can charge it for free at work it makes sense .

are you going  to take it on vacation for a 12  hr drive  no.

Has your dealership sold a good number of Powerboost F150's?

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The Lounge / Re: Do you like the direction SAAC has been going?
« on: September 05, 2023, 03:41:24 PM »
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Dedicated to the care, preservation, history, and enjoyment of the world championship cars from Shelby American, and the cars they have inspired from 1962 to today.

Forum Guide should be asked why we cant have up to date information on cars?

How do you mean? Like an on-line Registry?

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Concours Talk / Re: 65 427 cobra rear axel question
« on: August 16, 2023, 12:51:46 PM »
Did they come with inboard or outboard disc brakes?
The only original Cobra with inboard brakes was the prototype CSX2000. All the rest had outboard.

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Wanted to Buy / Re: Wanted Original Cobra Emblems
« on: July 17, 2023, 10:07:39 PM »
I'm still looking for original Cobra emblems. Read my prior posts for details.
Look through your 'stuff', there have to be some out there.
Thank you

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