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Services Offered / California License Plate Service
« on: December 01, 2022, 02:59:05 PM »
I used this gentleman's services to have my white, personalized Calif. license plates switched over to the black/yellow style plates from the 60's.  This color style plate was not available from the DMV when I originally ordered my plates. It is now available and is known as a Legacy plate.  They are nice plates but the font for CALIFORNIA is not quite the same as the originals.  I decided to have mine redone using this service and am very, very pleased with the results.  The font is correct and they look just as if they've been repainted.  Coloring is spot on.  The work is outstanding!  Fortunately my plates were in excellent condition to begin with which makes the process easier.  He is unable to do any out-of-state plates due to lack of appropriate software.  Just thought I would pass this on in case anyone with Calif. plates is interested.  One can contact him for info regarding his services.

Craig R.

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1968 Shelby GT350/500/500KR / Dennis Collin's Video '68 Shelby GT500KR Find
« on: November 29, 2022, 10:22:17 AM »
Much work ahead on this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30WDL6C3XVo

Craig R.

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Up For Auction / 1968 Mustang/Shelby/Cougar AM Radio 8TPZ w/Knobs
« on: September 22, 2022, 04:39:15 PM »
I have a nice 1968 Mustang/Shelby/Cougar AM radio currently listed on eBay in case anyone is interested.
The link to the auction is below.

ebay.com/itm/155174696407    (if the link doesn't work the item number is 155174696407)  SOLD

Craig R.

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Here's my latest flea market find.  Poster measures 37" x 22-1/2" and is in good condition with just some edge wear (which I can hide when framing).  I really like the various portraits.

Craig R.

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Appeals / Car Transport from Brooklyn NY to SF Bay Area
« on: May 26, 2022, 10:13:38 PM »
Our daughter and family will be relocating from Brooklyn, NY back to the SF bay area (Petaluma, CA) within about a month.  I'm looking for a recommendation for a reputable (and reasonable} car transport company to help get their SUV back to the bay area.  An open carrier is preferred to keep the costs down.  Any leads would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks much!

Craig R.

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Here's a 1968 Shelby ad that I came across from Nagle Ford in Rochester, NY.  It appears to be on a page from a Spencer Speedway (Williamson, NY) program from 1967.

Craig R.

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SAAC Forum Discussion Area / 1958 Hertz Rental Car Wall Clock
« on: May 02, 2022, 08:27:31 PM »
I saw this on eBay and placed a late bid in hopes of adding it to my garage wall.  I won the auction right before leaving on a 9 day vacation to visit our grandkids.  This was waiting for me upon our arrival back home.  It's from 1958 and is complete with the outer glass cover.  There is a partial crack on the inner glass HERTZ plate which is only noticeable at certain angles.  It utilizes a Pam clock that keeps perfect time!  All I did was remove the outer stainless ring to clean and polish.  I bought a couple of socket adapters to enable use of the smaller night lite style bulbs.  I wound up using 2 x 10watt LED bulbs which run super cool and provide plenty of light.  I was very happy to find one of these clocks.

Craig R.

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Up For Auction / 1967 Mustang/Shelby AM Radio w/Knobs For Sale LAST ONE
« on: February 23, 2022, 04:45:37 PM »
I have another very nice 1967 Mustang/Shelby AM radio currently listed on eBay in case anyone is interested.  This is the 3rd and last one for now.
The link to the auction is below.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/353930262180          SOLD

Craig R.

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Vintage Shelby Related Literature and Collectibles / FoMoCo Metal Sign Find
« on: February 21, 2022, 10:29:18 PM »
I generally visit the swap meets or flea market on the weekends always looking for something that I don't really need.  I'm usually on the lookout for vintage tube radios and vintage automotive related items.  I love the element of surprise and not knowing just what I'll come across.  Our flea market is pretty small now as we lost our previous venue which was a very large parking lot.  This makes the pickins even slimmer!  I went there yesterday and was on my last run when I noticed several metal signs leaning up against the legs of one of the tables.  They were all, except for one, the $9.99 type of tin sign that's made to look vintage with the typical "rust" around the edges.  But one caught my eye.  It was a FoMoCo sign that was larger than the rest (18" x 13-1/2"), was 2-sided, heavier than most (2 lbs), and had eyelets in the upper 2 holes.  I already have a repo that's the same style and size but is lighter (1lb 10oz), one-sided, has no eyelets, and the method of painting is different.  The one I just purchased has a very nice shine to it.  It was painted red first then the white was done over that.  It does have some scratches and dings but no rust.  I was able to buy it for the price of a cheap tin sign. One can't have too many Ford signs (contrary to what my wife thinks!).  I did some internet research and I'm pretty sure that the one I purchased is an original.  Are there any vintage sign experts here that can provide some input?  Much appreciated!    Craig R.

    

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Up For Auction / 1967 Mustang/Shelby AM Radio w/Knobs For Sale
« on: February 16, 2022, 08:06:52 PM »
I have another very nice 1967 Mustang/Shelby AM radio currently listed on eBay in case anyone is interested.  This one is just as nice if not a bit nicer than the last one listed.
The link to the auction is below.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/154853096135       SOLD

Craig R.

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Up For Auction / 1967 Mustang/Shelby AM Radio w/Knobs For Sale
« on: February 13, 2022, 02:40:17 PM »
I have a very nice 1967 Mustang/Shelby AM radio currently listed on eBay in case anyone is interested.
The link to the auction is below.          SOLD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/154846659902

Craig R.

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The Lounge / Copart Flooded Exotic/Supercar Auctions Video
« on: February 01, 2022, 03:45:18 PM »
Thought this might be of interest to some.  Sad to see just how strong mother nature can be.

https://youtu.be/7tiyXx000Qo

Craig R.

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I came across this while going through some of my parent's old paperwork.  It appears to be perforated top and bottom.  Looks as if they were a little behind in getting their '78 Granada serviced!

Craig R.

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I have a very nice 1969 Mustang/Shelby/Cougar AM radio currently listed on eBay in case anyone is interested.
The link to the auction is below.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/353491769516     SOLD

Craig R.

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