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Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477  - Dave ?
« Last Edit: May 27, 2022, 06:19:02 PM by 427hunter »
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2022, 06:26:15 PM »
Watched his video today.  Who is this expert he has in the video?

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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2022, 07:17:47 PM »
Is that so.....
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2022, 07:20:01 PM »
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I haven't had a good laugh this week

So they have gotten lucky and figured out which car their trans is from - lots of holes still. 

At 41:26 read the bottom line of the SRG tag. But, in all honesty this guy has done a very deep dive into what was going on at SA in 67 with Ford taking over etc. His reasons behind the Z VINs does make the most sense

From the earlier posts when they were pitching it as 1444
In the earlier discussion the owner related the VIN on the trans was checked with the Registrar and found not to have been from a white car and that the registrar would not share additional information about the car or SA VIN beyond that it was produced later than the sheet metal dates of the mystery car.
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2022, 07:31:04 PM »
The expert is Brian Styles who owns the 67 GT 500 conv.  #139

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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2022, 07:31:55 PM »
 Haven't watched the whole video, is this it ? ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIj4-HGI6Zk

Wasn't this car discussed here before ?

Maybe I'm mixing it up with #1444 ?

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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2022, 07:43:17 PM »
Haven't watched the whole video, is this it ? ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIj4-HGI6Zk

Wasn't this car discussed here before ?

Maybe I'm mixing it up with #1444 ?

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Yes it was discussed before, here are the other forum threads:   

http://www.saacforum.com/index.php?topic=17596.0

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http://www.saacforum.com/index.php?topic=6303.0

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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2022, 08:03:39 PM »
Dennis  Collins claims a lot of things……. ;)

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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2022, 08:05:17 PM »
It would seem they were successful in matching a Ford serial to a Shelby number.  Its an interesting story, and its still half a car.

As for the hype on the "Vietnam car", I'm not buying its more significant than the real Bullitt.

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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2022, 08:49:43 PM »



Wondering has anyone contacted Mr Styles or anyone in the 1967 Shelby Research  Group  ?
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2022, 09:06:12 PM »
Haven't watched the whole video, is this it ? ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIj4-HGI6Zk

Wasn't this car discussed here before ?

Maybe I'm mixing it up with #1444 ?

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No it's this one

Watch "Vietnam Fastback, R-Code Mustang, and the Mystery Shelby!" on YouTube
https://youtu.be/TTeXtm9Ouos
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2022, 09:54:15 PM »
The tag on the Vietnam car shows the DSO as 93 which is correct for T5 which was required when a car went to Germany where someone else owned the Mustang copyright.
Earlier discussions on the car indicate it was owned by some General or other higher up I'd say he was probably stationed in Germany when he ordered it but by the time it got built he'd been sent as part of the big buildup that was going on in Vietnam at the time so it got shipped there.
Last sale I found it was in FL without any engine/trans or history beyond "brought back by soldier" .

But we all know how Texans can spin a story - Can Richard Rawlings 68 Convertible be far behind one the gee look what I found list?
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2022, 10:58:57 PM »
you cant make Chicken salad out of Chicken poop! even though the poop came out of a Chicken, it is not a chicken. Dennis Collins  has a nice collection of parts bolted and welded on a Mustang Body.. lets hope for his sake he paid accordingly.
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2022, 11:11:56 PM »
It would seem they were successful in matching a Ford serial to a Shelby number.  Its an interesting story, and its still half a car.

As for the hype on the "Vietnam car", I'm not buying its more significant than the real Bullitt.

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Correct me if I’m wrong here but that’s just the transmission they got the vin number from ?

As I recall they kept on throwing parts at it and painted everything to make it look original vs the primer s-box it was. I also remember there were several Shelby mods missing, I’ll bet the leaf spring bumpers have magically appeared like the rest of the Shelby parts on the car. Someone is going to get burned.
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Re: Dennis Collins now claims his 67 mustang is 1477 - Dave?
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2022, 02:13:56 AM »
Can you title a car from just the tranny #s?!?! :o