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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3030 on: July 12, 2021, 12:51:01 PM »
   A French guy  ,  Ima  Dumas. Low performance driver in a high performance car. Could have been FAR worse than broken fiberglass.
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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3031 on: July 12, 2021, 02:37:47 PM »
Did it happen recently?  I do now see what look like masks on the forklift driver. 

And yes the truck looks newer than '12.  The older cars in the lot threw me off.

As CS said to me (paraphrased) "If a new owner of a Cobra made it the first 48 hours without crashing, he'd probably be okay. Except for the dumbsh*ts."
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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3032 on: July 12, 2021, 04:39:04 PM »
I'm noting the skip marks along the curb and parking lot and broken axle/wheel.  Did it fall off the forklift or clip the curb hard and flip?
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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3033 on: July 12, 2021, 05:12:21 PM »
Not sure if the skid marks are from the Cobra being driven, the forklift that might have been transporting it with one in it or marks left by another incident.  Note that that drive way exits to a one way part of the divided street (in direction that the guy is facing).

Also, the body does not look to be cracked, so is it fiberglass?  8)

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3034 on: July 12, 2021, 06:00:15 PM »
 the rim is bent on the car and there is blue marks on pavement .the way they have straps they are trying to roll  the car over. i say he hit the curb.

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3035 on: July 12, 2021, 06:26:17 PM »
Appears the passenger rear tire has an unusual wear pattern as well.

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3036 on: July 15, 2021, 09:44:58 AM »
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These cars are meant to be driven so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all cleanCS

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3037 on: July 17, 2021, 01:16:55 AM »
All these pictures were recently found in a garage. Taken at Phoenix International Raceway.

Posting in full 600dpi so you may need to scroll right or save to your computer to view correctly.






"Cobra Snake 4727cc" written on rear of photo







"#98 Cobra Snake Victory Lap" written on rear

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3038 on: July 17, 2021, 08:24:01 AM »
great photo find, Silver Bullitt!

the #86 and #98 images seem to be from the SCCA Divisional race in Feb 1964, which would make them CSX2173 driven by Fito Hafner and CSX2136 driven by Ed Leslie

any chance the other photo is from a different race? say, the Riverside Grand Prix in Oct 1963? that race featured both the Executor CSX2128 (#96) driven by Allen Grant and CSX2136 (#98 with pinstriped grille opening) driven by Lew Spencer
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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3039 on: July 18, 2021, 12:31:52 AM »
Hi SunDude! Let me ask the owner of the photos about a Riverside possibility and let you know! That photo of those two did have a different patina than others.
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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3040 on: July 18, 2021, 09:02:20 PM »
All these pictures were recently found in a garage. ..........
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Always great to uncover old never seen photos and share them!  8)

Good stuff.

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3041 on: July 20, 2021, 10:59:38 AM »
Silver Bullitt, great vintage photos !

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3042 on: July 20, 2021, 11:02:11 AM »
Shot, in I believe Cobo Hall, at the 1984 Detroit F1 race. Cobras by North American Fiberglass

Mike

ps: not the best image, two photos put together  ;)
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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3043 on: July 20, 2021, 03:12:51 PM »
Very kool
These cars are meant to be driven so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all cleanCS

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Re: Random car pictures
« Reply #3044 on: July 21, 2021, 09:03:25 PM »
'69 Mustang