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    Kerry, No he wasn't drafting and he never...

    Kerry,

    No he wasn't drafting and he never had the regular windshield. He had the small, low one that just sets in front of the driver. Several times that car hit over 185. There may be some...
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    Kerry, In 1966 Dick Smith hit 198.6 MPH in...

    Kerry,

    In 1966 Dick Smith hit 198.6 MPH in his 1966 427 Cobra at a Daytona race. I have seen the car several times since he passed and it was at auction out here a few years back.

    Ron
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    Two Original Competition 427s

    This guy obviously has some money. I would l;ike to have either one of them

    Here are TWO of the original Shelby Cobra 427s. You can find street versions and replicas - but these two are the actual...
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    Stu, I also like seeing them being driven...

    Stu,

    I also like seeing them being driven and not parked in some museum. If I could afford one I would certainly have one and I would drive it. Goodwood seems to attract more of the originals...
  5. Thread: It's Hot

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    Nomad, get ready for company. I am about ready to...

    Nomad, get ready for company. I am about ready to join Greg. It is to hot here to even think about going for a drive or doing anything.

    Ron
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    I don't think so. I actually knew a guy here that...

    I don't think so. I actually knew a guy here that had an original 289 Cobra that he destroyed the body on and he re-bodied it with a fiberglass body and they let him keep the original CSX numbers and...
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    That is not common unless they have re-bodied it...

    That is not common unless they have re-bodied it using an original body from another Cobra.

    Ron
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    That must be the Engineers Guide to Pipe. Ron ...

    That must be the Engineers Guide to Pipe.

    Ron :)
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    1964 Coupe At Goodwood

    This 1964 Shelby American Cobra Daytona showed off its American brunt up the hill at Festival of Speed.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hIQOgk7a0Y


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hIQOgk7a0Y...
  10. Thread: Guolaing Tunnel

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    I wouldn't mind the tunnels but those open places...

    I wouldn't mind the tunnels but those open places are a little narrow in places. They had that road on a TV Engineering special a few weeks ago and they think that some of the rock may be starting to...
  11. Thread: It's Hot

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    We should get a small break in the heat here...

    We should get a small break in the heat here later this week. This morning there is quite a bit of smoke in the air out here near the lake as it comes down the canyon and just hangs here between the...
  12. Thread: Too Easy

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    Marty, It won't be to much longer until the...

    Marty,

    It won't be to much longer until the Cobra comes home and I agree with you that driving the newer cars just doesn't have the same exciting feel as the Cobras and other older performance...
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    Not bad. I wonder what the cost will be to get...

    Not bad. I wonder what the cost will be to get one of them.

    Ron
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    George, I am sorry to hear about your dog.I...

    George,

    I am sorry to hear about your dog.I have to take one of my Poms to the vet Thursday as she is getting old and not doing well. As for the oil I have used the Rotella 15/40 in the Coupe...
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    Idiots Are Alive And Well

    How stupid can you get? And he will most likely turn this in to his insurance.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJkOSDqwcNs


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJkOSDqwcNs

    Ron
  16. Thread: Cars And Coffee

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    Sticky: George, That was a nice turn out and the...

    George,

    That was a nice turn out and the cars look great. Your cobra sure shines.

    Ron
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    George, That sounds like a fun time and your...

    George,

    That sounds like a fun time and your roads sound as if they are as bad as ours. You will get a lot of attention with the Cobra for sure. When I leave the house I drive about 5/10 miles...
  18. Thread: A Car For Nomad

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    With idiots like we have around here about 1/2...

    With idiots like we have around here about 1/2 hour maximum.

    Ron
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    I can see it OK and it is a You Tube Video. I...

    I can see it OK and it is a You Tube Video. I will get the link and edit Carl's post and put the link above the video.

    Ron
  20. Thread: A Car For Nomad

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    A Car For Nomad

    And it is even the right color.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DDswtLUhdM


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DDswtLUhdM

    Ron
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    One of mine too and I liked the movies I saw him...

    One of mine too and I liked the movies I saw him in.

    Ron
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    Interesting video Gian. I especially like the...

    Interesting video Gian. I especially like the Bolt through the Plexiglass one where you could see what the stuff was doing.

    Ron
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    Good one Gian. Ron =))

    Good one Gian.

    Ron =))
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    George, I have used Mobil 15/40 Super/syn...

    George,

    I have used Mobil 15/40 Super/syn for years in my big block with the flat tappet cam and had no problems. I use Rotella 15/40 in the Coupe with all roller cam and lifters and it has...
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    George, If the windshield has the slightest...

    George,

    If the windshield has the slightest twist when going over rough roads or into driveways it can crack. That is why when I put mine on the other Cobra I measured and measured to make sure...
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