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1967 Shelby GT350/500 / Re: Driver side remote mirror
« on: September 09, 2022, 01:55:37 AM »
Do you mean the glass?  If so. Remove bezel on interior control knob and twist it a few times so the cables twist. Reattach. This helps mirror glass flip

If you mean the head itself. MASSIVELY annoying. They just canít make a mirror that doesnít seem to loosen. Just like frying pan handles and toilet seats

The Lounge / Re: Blocking?
« on: August 30, 2022, 12:27:13 PM »
Unfortunately It hasnít seemed to work

Maybe takes a bit to clear from new posts

The Lounge / Re: Blocking?
« on: August 29, 2022, 08:04:01 PM »
LEGEND!  Thank you. Peter

Appeals / Re: Quality of 1969 Reproduction Deluxe Door Panels
« on: August 29, 2022, 07:40:06 PM »
The recent buzz about this supplier is very very good

I have no personal experience

The Lounge / Blocking?
« on: August 29, 2022, 07:23:15 PM »
Just a quick question. On other forums you can block other members posts from appearing

Is that an option here?


The Lounge / Re: Still think C8 Corvettes are a good deal?
« on: August 28, 2022, 11:27:30 AM »
IMHO they jumped the shark with this new design. Itís barely passable now visually and I canít imagine it will age well at all

I wouldnít pay sticker let alone 90k over

Meanwhile I saw the of them ZO6 old body style at a show and the poor owner needed to call security to get me away from it. Simply perfect

1965 GT350/R-Model / Met these lovely owners and cars today
« on: August 20, 2022, 06:37:44 PM »
Was at the AACA Museum today in Hershey Pa

A lovely gent pulled in with a 65 GT350. He took the time to chat to me about the car and itís amazing history. Being stolen years ago and returned to him in 2010

Also spoke to another gent with a 67 GT350 with an equally neat story about the cars restoration

I am sorry I donít have names but gents like this making Shelbys even more interesting are what itís all about. Thank you gents

Appeals / Re: 68 reproduction interior upper quarter panel
« on: August 16, 2022, 08:57:31 PM »
The replacement grills are plastic which is a giant bummer. They have little
Screws with spacers to affix them in the original panels. From a visual standpoint they look much better than heavily pitted originals

Up For Auction / Re: 8T02S14338401385 on BAT
« on: July 15, 2022, 02:53:50 PM »
Not many folks have the funds in hand to outright buy a done car. And we all know VERY few done cars are done. But what a fair few folks can do is pay 50% of the cost of a done car and add money over time

I sell projects, driver quality and nice local show stuff and the projects get a lot of interest. They want the ďdoneĒ car but can afford the project car

And yes. Many never get finished and some get offered back to me

Up For Auction / Re: 6S1108 - on Ebay
« on: May 14, 2022, 07:38:24 AM »
I had a 67 Convertible years ago. I had Powered by Ford in Orlando put on the same blower. I took it for the first drive and though this thing is down on power! He explained to me how there is a cross over point before which the blower uses more power than it produces. That was an expensive lesson for a young lad. I like low down grunt rather than high RPM power for the street. They look neat but not my cup of tea now

Wanted to Buy / Re: Shelby Gt500 1967
« on: May 14, 2022, 07:32:26 AM »
Many Amazing cars here in Europe. I have sold a fair few and a friend who sells rare stuff has sold many more than me. You go to shows and see stuff that would raise eyebrow in the USA. Lovely folks who support the hobby to the fullest

About three years ago I found a guy at a show selling cut up commercial drum sander belts for sand paper. The backing is heavy material like a cloth

The stuff never wears out. I have pieces well over a year old that I use
Itís like a canvas backing. I will never use paper sandpaper again

Appeals / Re: T10 rebuild kits?
« on: January 21, 2022, 04:41:39 PM »
I would chat with Randy. He advised me when I was having fits with a rebuilt T-10 popping out of gear

Then another one popping out of gear

He suggested Hooked sliders which solved the

SAAC Forum Discussion Area / Re: Giving back matters...
« on: January 10, 2022, 04:06:00 PM »

I always chat with folks at car shows when showing my cars. I have sold my Shelby now but always asked people if they wanted to sit in it. Most often they did.

My 68 ďBullittĒ below at the NEC in Birmingham England. This little guy was beyond excited to sit in the car

You have to encourage the youth as they are the future of the hobby

1968 Shelby GT350/500/500KR / Re: Pete D
« on: December 30, 2021, 03:11:24 PM »
Thank you sir.

Beautiful pictures of 3165!

Welcome. Appreciate what you do for all of us

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