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CSX 3000 Series / Re: $100 bill on the dash
March 29, 2023, 03:22:49 PM
Haven't heard it in years but did hear it probably ten times as a lad
Years ago there was a guy in Hemmings, Alex Takasian (sp?) he would advertise all these parts from cars he was obviously taking apart to sell in bits

I bought a trunk lid and a front fender. We are talking easily 30 years ago so you can imagine how pissed I was to remember his name to this day

The items arrived in deplorable/unusuable condition. Packing couldn't be less secure. I can't imagine for the life of me how they could be so damaged. I reported it (was so obvious anyway) to the driver and a refund was give. TO ALEX

I finally found out his father worked at a law firm and called there. I got my refund.

I feel for you. I was more angry that original decades old rust free parts were destroyed by sheer laziness. I hope you get sorted

Up For Auction / Re: Three Shelbys Up For Auction
March 09, 2023, 01:39:04 PM
Quote from: KR Convertible on February 23, 2023, 03:56:09 PM
I have always wondered what happens with a salvage title car when it is brought to a no title state.  Many states don't issue titles to older cars NY being one.  It gets a transferable registration.  Does the brand follow?

Ah. That's why so many cars have GA titles. Clean title state. Wipes the Brands

The Lounge / Re: Ford wants their car back
March 09, 2023, 01:27:06 PM
It is quite amazing how we are all being led down this garden path

The problems I have with even basic business interactions these days (read: banks) does not bode well for the future when there will be even fewer people to speak with (after an hour on hold) who can sort out the issues caused by their systems

1967 Shelby GT350/500 / Re: deluxe door panels
March 08, 2023, 03:35:42 AM
Thank you Bob. Advice from you is as good as it gets

When I said screws: you don't want to see where they put them :-(

I will wet my new panels shortly :-)

Saw this on Facebook

1967 Shelby GT350/500 / Re: deluxe door panels
March 07, 2023, 03:21:39 PM
Endemic in the darn things. I have 3 sets of brand new 65/66 deluxe panels in stock, two still in the plastic and in the box that are warped. One other set new but shop worn...same thing. I tried putting them on a rack with weight opposing the bend in the heat. It came out but came right back. Maybe thats why the vast majority of them on cars (non shelbys that I deal with) have a few screws holding them on. A friend just installed brand new panels on a build. He used screws. Another friend with an E car, Screws in his door panels. How the suppliers can't sort this issue out is beyond me.
Something I saw just now

Rather stupendous
I had never met him but I love the guy from the above comments and stories. Wonderful sounding human. Thank you for sharing and RIP sir.
Appeals / Re: Inspection in Reading PA
December 26, 2022, 08:47:50 AM
I was outside that dealership about a month ago. Neat looking place

Maybe Bill Collins of Bill Collins collector cars?
Appeals / Re: Non Mustang Big block tailshaft?
December 19, 2022, 09:03:29 AM
Thank you so much.

Really appreciate it.

Thanks to everyone who answered. I have gained knowledge and that is a great thing

Cheers. Peter
Appeals / Re: Non Mustang Big block tailshaft?
December 19, 2022, 04:36:08 AM
You folks are amazing

I can't believe how tough this is to research when you don't have baseline knowledge in a subject. In this case big block toploaders

Okay. So now I know my threaded hole location on mine is fine for a big block application as it uses an adapter plate to relocate the shifter.

One last question. Is my trans to cross member mounting boss correct for a big block?  I.E. the wider "foot" rather than the smaller oval I am used to?

Thank you folks.
Appeals / Re: Non Mustang Big block tailshaft?
December 18, 2022, 09:05:49 AM
Sorry. I should have said shifter assembly.

I'm this instance I was noticing the
Threaded holes in this tail shaft are at the midpoint of the
Tailshaft rather then the end where I am used to seeing them.