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Cars For Sale / Re: 1969 Grabber Orange Gt350
June 05, 2024, 09:45:30 PM
Someone buy my K code, so I can bring this girl home..Beautiful Car!
Brian this is Jeremy, if my 67 is back by then I may be able to attend
Plus it was the end of the auction. They should have ran her before all the other shelbys ..
1969-1970 Shelby GT350/500 / Looking for
May 19, 2024, 05:05:00 PM
I'm looking for 9F02M481972. This car came originally from my hometown. My friend told me his uncle owned this car since basically new, after coming from hertz. I then went and purchased. After buying my first business I had to sell the car. A guy told me on BAT the car had been shipped from Norway back to California. I would love to speak with the new owner.
Yep,  auctions don't give cars away unfortunately. That's why some say the cars sell low when really they aren't by the time you add those fees...
If you want with fees, it was $184,730.50
The 67 GT350 sold for 160k...not $176,500
I too never heard anything back. I sent a private message...thanks
I have can pm me...GT K code with original trans and engine..cloned to a 66 shelby in the in the 90s
PM sent...thanks
CSX1000, 4000, 7000, 8000 / Re: CSX4779
December 26, 2023, 07:52:52 PM
So did the dealerships pick which engines went in the car like superformance? I figured Shelby put their own drivetrain in them?
CSX1000, 4000, 7000, 8000 / Re: CSX4779
December 26, 2023, 04:03:40 PM
Thanks so far for the replies. That may be right on the toggle, if you're looking at the dash it's the bottom Right that I can't figure out. I lights are on a toggle to the bottom left...according to Barrett Jackson when Ron Pratt bought this car it was advertised as having a 40 gallon fuel cell.  I just felt that was awfully big for such a little car. Any ideas on if this car was built in Mexico or not
CSX1000, 4000, 7000, 8000 / CSX4779
December 26, 2023, 04:45:06 AM
Hey everyone I hope you are well. I recently bought CSX4779 from a guy who bought it from an estate "supposedly" unfortunately he didn't tell me much about the car and didn't know much to tell. I'm sure he bought it just to flip. I had a few questions that I would love if you could answer for me.

1. I have 4 toggle switches, I know one is a fuel pump does it have to be on all the time or is this just for reserve? I noticed my car has a fuel pressure gauge but no fuel level gauge.

2. Also with no fuel level gauge what size fuel cell does she have so I can get an idea of when to fill.

3. Also I've read post that say this car wasn't built in US. I want to make sure I'm reading this correctly? Something about cars being built in Mexico. I was also told from a NC reputable cobra builder "won't mention the name" that these CSX4000 aren't as good as the CSX6000 because the suspension was cheaply built and you can't find parts for these cars anymore. Is this true? I felt I got a good deal on the car and it will be the closest to a "real" Shelby Cobra that I will ever be able to afford. I owned classic Ferrar's and sold them for a reason. Just do not want any problems with finding parts down the road as I tend to keep my this car. Getting custom made parts can be a real headache

4. The fan toggle switch, should I run it at all times. I haven't noticed any problems with overheating so I haven't ran it, but it's also 50 degrees and winter here.

5. One toggle switch is for the lights, the other I can't figure what it does?

6. In NC out of state vehicles have to be registered through the Highway Patrol has anyone else had problems registering a CXS? I'm worried they are going to give me a hassle with the title saying 1965? Even though she wasn't built then. I really don't want an NCvin on this car as I think it will hurt the value.

7. what size motor was in this car, I've noticed they all came with different engines I read through website history she had a 451. Is this a good engine, any problems with other roush 451 blocks? I take it that's a 427 that has been stroked?

Thanks eveyone.

Wanted to Buy / Re: 1966 Shelby Tach
November 03, 2023, 04:57:22 AM
Bought one thanks for everyone's help