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alexgt350h

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Steve Yates
« on: July 27, 2021, 05:32:35 PM »
Recently unearthed Bill Neale artwork.
This was used on 1996 Spring Fling t-shirts.
RIP: Steve Yates

Bob Gaines

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2021, 06:01:45 PM »
Recently unearthed Bill Neale artwork.
This was used on 1996 Spring Fling t-shirts.
RIP: Steve Yates
Thanks for posting .Good memories come flooding back. Hard to believe it has been that long. RIP Steve Yates
Bob Gaines,Shelby Enthusiast, Shelby Collector , Shelby Concours judge SAAC,MCA,Mid America Shelby

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2021, 06:10:59 PM »
Fond memories of these Spring Flings in Brown County Indiana from the 1990s with that covered bridge entering the park...
"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"

Don Johnston

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2021, 07:14:50 PM »
When I went to a SAAC Convention at Charlotte decades ago, Steve was he first SAAC guy that I met.  Years earlier he had lived and worked in Hilo, Hawaii.  Start of a great longtime friendship, especially when working with Paxton superchargers.

On my wall is a framed poster of his green GT350S in front of Shelby American that I had him sign at the Portland Convention.  He didn't want to sign it, but I told him that I had enough CS signatures already and I wanted something unique.  He chuckled and signed it.

Miss him. 8)

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2021, 07:32:56 AM »
I still have that shirt, but it is wore out. I wear it a lot times when I work on my Cobra, reminding me of Steve. What a great guy, I sure do miss him. I also have the Spring Fling Wine Glasses from years ago, and I always have my wine in one of those glass, as tribute to Steve, and to all of the good times we had together. R.I.P. buddy. Brent, if you have any more of those shirts, I would take one.

alexgt350h

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2021, 09:00:28 AM »
Larry, shirts are long gone.
Brent

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2021, 11:23:25 AM »
Do another with Joyce driving the Honey West Cobra....

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2021, 12:10:25 PM »
Love the artwork. Bill Neale was one talented artist. Steve, always a kind soul. Always friendly and helpful. RIP

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Re: Steve Yates
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2021, 04:35:45 PM »
Thanks Bent. I actually found the Honey West car for Steve thru Lynn Park. Drove that car a number of times.