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Messages - tomhawk

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Have owned several early cars over the years. Best was 5s045 This is my current ride my first car ever. Purchased in 1973 a 1965 k-code a Shelby rebody of sorts. Purchased the remainder of a 65 Shelby in 96 unknown #.  Had to put the aluminum T-10 from this car in 045 because it was missing. At least I can enjoy this car. Never drove 045. As far as paper I did get my first ticket on the last day of high school, did a burn out in the village square. Right across from the police station. Told my dad the throttle stuck. I think the ticket was 15 bucks.

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SAAC Forum Discussion Area / A no no on Seattle craigslist
« on: September 21, 2021, 01:01:13 PM »
Posted on Seattle craigslist a 66 Hertz car showing letter confirming Ford serial no. From Howard. Should be private info?

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Parts For Sale / Shelby K-Code Hipo 289 N.O.S parts
« on: August 22, 2021, 01:50:43 PM »
For sale 3 nos hipo engine parts. Upper and lower timing sprockets and counter weight for 289 hipo engines. All nos parts, cam sprocket is cast iron not plastic.  Will not sell separate. Asking 375.00.  Plus shipping. Checks or US postal mo is accepted.  I dont use pay pal, Will ship to lower 48 only.                       New price, will sell for 275 firm Shipping and checks still apply

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Up For Auction / Re: 6S165 - RM - Monterey 2021
« on: August 16, 2021, 11:27:50 AM »
When I owned the car was intended to be a driver. Also with the thinking that carryover cars demand a higher price has changed also. Was always argued even among Shelby owners that shoulndt increase the value. IMO knowing the car the seller did very well. Nice driver, never intended to be a show car.

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Sale pending

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For sale an NOS Stewart Warner 240-A fuel pump Excellent condition. Never used. Box is there but it isnt the best, good enough for display .Asking 950. I dont use pay pal checks are fine.   Thanks       Pump has been sold   

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Up For Auction / Re: 6S165 - RM - Monterey 2021
« on: July 28, 2021, 09:51:05 AM »
Not sure but I think the backups were added by the dealer along with the other options, since it was a demonstrator. Doesnt side exhaust sound better? I didnt like the full system. Should it have an aluminum water pump? Prices have gone up a bit since my ownership. Under 10 k in the 80s.  If only had a crystal ball.

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Up For Auction / Re: 6S165 - RM - Monterey 2021
« on: July 27, 2021, 07:22:33 PM »
My second Shelby. Purchased it around 85-86. did a quick resto job. But the paint still looks good. I had to dig for the right side SFM # had been buried under a welded patch. Still a little bent up. Not mentioned is the factory e brake warning light. It flashes when the e brake is set. Had 39,000 miles when I owned back in the 80s. The car had Mustang style steel wheels when I purchased it. The seller gave me a credit for those wheels. I was young when the car was mine and thought alloy wheels meant 10 spokes so an original set was found and then purchased the Goodyears from a local dealer, they are not repops. Didnt realize alloy wheels were supposed to be the Crag. Also I remember the floor pan had extra holes for maybe a taller driver they looked factory, I plugged them up. If the new owner needs any more info may be able to help.

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The Board Room / Re: Scammed by a sac member
« on: June 18, 2021, 11:51:36 AM »
I should add this to the post as a warning. Before I realized the scam they asked for pics of the trans Im looking for. I have a cast iron T-10 sent those pics. The case has repairs on the ears. If you see a T-10 for sale on other forums mine could be used as a scam its still sitting in my barn. Pics included.

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The Board Room / Re: Scammed by a sac member
« on: June 17, 2021, 09:28:20 PM »
I guess Im too old school. I miss the snakebite you had to wait but I things always worked out for me. Yes I do have a gray beard.

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The Board Room / Re: Scammed by a sac member
« on: June 17, 2021, 09:11:36 PM »
I had posted a wanted ad for a t-10 was given this Mike Phelps email info. tried to sell me a gm trans. Thought I was stupid. No thanks. Need to inform any forum member contacted by Mike Phelps friend.

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Wanted to Buy / Wanted T-10 M1 trans for 65-66 GT350
« on: May 11, 2021, 04:54:18 PM »
Looking for a fair priced aluminum T-10 for 65-66 GT350 date not critical. If possible please send pics price and condition. Thanks

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Misc. For Sale / Vintage Race Programs and Gate ticket
« on: May 10, 2021, 07:16:27 PM »
Have 6 vintage race programs from the 60s. Also a gate ticket from 1966 with an R Model Shelby pictured. Asking 175 for all.  Plus shipping. Shipping to lower 48 only

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Misc. For Sale / Cobra pamphlet 2 pg. ad
« on: April 10, 2021, 12:45:04 PM »
For sale original Cobra pamphlet 2 page ad very nice. Asking 75       Feel free to PM for more info. add shipping to lower 48  bear22@neo.rr.com There are a few spots in the pics. they are from dirt on the lens not on the paper.

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Misc. For Sale / Tiger Horn Ring
« on: April 07, 2021, 05:27:16 PM »
For sale a Tiger horn ring. Appears to be NOS. Asking 300. Free shipping lower 48 no pay pal will accept check or mo.  bear22@neo.rr.com

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